Confucius Institute at The University of Toledo

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Learning Chinese 


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The Confucius Institute at The University of Toledo (UTCI) will continue to offer evening non-credit courses for the Greater Toledo Area communities. Our Spring 2016 courses will include Basic, Intermediate Chinese. Our experienced Chinese instructors will offer new customized courses from Monday through Friday evenings. This will include (but not limited to) individual and small group tutorial sessions. Details are as follows:


 Non-Credit Basic Chinese (Level I & II)

Time: Thursday 17:00 - 18:30

Dates: January 21st through April 14th, 2016 (10 sessions, no class on March 10th)


Non-Credit Intermediate Chinese(Level I & II)

Time: Wednesday 17:30 - 19:00

Dates: January 20th through April 13rd, 2016 (10 sessions, no class on March 9th)

Location: The Confucius Institute Board Room located in Snyder Memorial Room 1100.

Fee(s):        $30 per hour (individual tutorial session).

                   $200.00 per student one semester, per level for a group of 3+ students.

                   $30.00 per UT student or employee one semester.              

Includes:   Complimentary textbook and materials.

                   Students are responsible for their own paper, pens and pencils.

                   Certificate upon course completion.

Parking:     Please contact Auxiliary/Parking Services for fees and parking locations


                   Rocket Hall Room 1917
                   Telephone: 419.530.4100


Tutorials:   If you prefer small group tutoring sessions, you may form a group with your friends and contact us to schedule date, time, and location to meet. 


Course Description(s)

Basic Chinese (Level I & II)

This is a two (2) semester course consisting of two (2) levels designed for those who have little or no knowledge of the Chinese Language. The course teaches pronunciation, vocabulary, and grammar fundamentals as essential elements in reading, writing and understanding elementary Chinese. It also covers the basic knowledge of Chinese culture and history which is integral as you study and learn Chinese!

Intermediate Chinese (Level I & II)

The two (2) semester intermediate course is designed for people who have studied Basic Chinese Level I & II or have equivalent knowledge. This course requires mastery of basic grammar and key sentence patterns, focusing on vocabulary building and idiomatic expression acquisition through extensive reading and conversation practice. It will cover a broad aspect of Chinese culture and history.

Chinese cooking course

This Chinese cooking class  is designed to introduce various cookery course covering seasonings and ingredients, traditional cooking techniques, regional styles, varieties of flavors, seasonal selections, plating and presentation,  in ten-week period. Students can master 5-10 authentic and popular Chinese dishes. Chinese language, traditions, customs, culture and festival celebration are all woven in the process of course.  

If you are interested in learning Chinese, you can download the registration form at For additional inquiries and registration, please contact:

Dawei Han, Director 
Telephone: (419)-530-8580
Fax: (419)-530-4277

Jing Xiao, Instructor
Telephone: (419)-418-1886

Ling Hu, Instructor
Telephone: (419)-530-2886



                                         Non-Credit Chinese Course






Intermediate  Chinese

Level II


5:30 p.m.– 7:00 p.m.

 01/9/2015 –


 12 sessions

Recommended for Learners

Basic Chinese

Level I 


5:00 p.m.– 6:30 p.m.

 01/21/2016 –


12 sessions

Recommended for Intermediate Beginners

Note: Minimum 3 students registered are required for each course 
Last Updated: 2/26/16