Confucius Institute at The University of Toledo

Current Courses in Confucius Institute



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 summer 2015 courses will include Basic, Intermediate, Advanced 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:

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 
The University of Toledo
Confucius Insititute (UTCI)
2801 W. Bancroft St, (Mail Stop 125, Snyder Memorial Room 1020)
Toledo, Ohio 43606
Telephone: (419)-530-8580
Fax: (419)-530-4277

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



                                         Non-Credit Chinese Course






Intermediate  Chinese

Level II


5:30 p.m.– 7:00 p.m.

 09/9/2015 –


 12 sessions

Recommended for Learners

Basic Chinese

Level I 


5:30 p.m.– 7:00 p.m.

 09/9/2015 –


10 sessions

Recommended for Intermediate Beginners


Cooking Class


4:30 p.m.– 6:00 p.m.

09/11/2015 –



10 sessions

Recommended for Intermediate Learners

Note: Minimum 3 students registered are required for each course 


                        Chinese Non-Credit Course Registration Form 

Today’s date

Which semester are you enrolling for?

 Fall     Spring     Summer

Full name

Email address



Home address 


Home telephone


Work telephone


Cellular telephone


Employer address



Which course are you registering for?


 Basic         Intermediate         Advanced          Business Chinese         I am not sure

How long have you studied Chinese?


  Never                     One (1) month                     Six (6) months                      Other 

Which language skill do you want to achieve from our class(es)?


  Listening                Speaking                    Reading                      Character writing   

In addition to language skills, indicate what other subjects you would like to learn?


  Chinese Culture             Tourism Chinese             Business Chinese             Other

Method of payment (check/money order made payable to Confucius Institute at The University of Toledo)?



Dawei Han
The University of Toledo 
Confucius Insititute (UTCI)
2801 W. Bancroft St, (Mail Stop 125, Snyder Memorial Room 1020)
Toledo, Ohio 43606 or


Last Updated: 9/4/15