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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 level (10 sessions) for UT faculty, staff and students

                       $200.00 per level (10 sessions) for Non-UT learners.

                       $30.00 per hour (individual tutorial session).                     

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

                        Email: parking@utoledo.edu

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. 

Additional:      We strongly encourage all participants to take the placement test to determine your proficiency for

                        proper class placement.

 

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.

Advanced Chinese (Level I & II)

This course is designed for students who have completed Basic Chinese & Intermediate Chinese or have equivalent Chinese language proficiency.
It focuses on the improvement of listening, speaking, reading and writing skills through engaging students, guiding them in reading Chinese stories, and tutoring them in journal and short essay writing. Selecting reading materials offer students information about China’s unique culture, traditions and customs.

If you are interested in learning Chinese, you can download the registration form at http://www.utoledo.edu/cisp/Confucius_Institute/index.html. For additional inquiries and registration, please contact:

Lei Wang,
Instructor, Department of Foreign Languages
Confucius Institute at the University of Toledo
Mail Stop 125, Snyder Memorial Room 1020A
2801 W. Bancroft St. Toledo, Ohio 43606
Office: (419)-530-8593 Fax: (419)-530-4277
Email:Lei.Wang2@utoledo.edu

                               Tentative Schedule ( Subject to Change )

 Course

 Day/Time

 Dates

 Specifics

 

 Basic Chinese

Level I

 Monday

5:30 p.m.– 7:00 p.m.

 05/11/2015 –

07/17/2015

 10 sessions

Recommended for beginners

Basic  Chinese

Level II

 Tuesday

5:30 p.m.– 7:00 p.m.

 05/11/2015 –

07/17/2015

 10 sessions

Recommended for beginners

Intermediate Chinese

Level I 

 Wednesday

5:30 p.m.– 7:00 p.m.

  05/11/2015 –

07/17/2015

10 sessions

Recommended for Intermediate Learners

Intermediate Chinese

Level II 

 Thursday

5:30 p.m.– 7:00 p.m.

05/11/2015 –

07/17/2015

 

10 sessions

Recommended for Intermediate Learners

Advanced Chinese

Level I 

Friday

5:30 p.m.– 7:00 p.m.

05/11/2015 –

07/17/2015

10 sessions

Recommended for Advanced Learners 

Note: Minimum 3 students registered are required for each course
 
                        Chinese Non-Credit Course Registration Form 

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FallSpringSummer

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Email address

 

 

Home address 

 

Home telephone

 

Work telephone

 

Cellular telephone

Employer

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)?

 

 

Your completed registration form must be received at one (1) of the addresses below by
May 8, 2015:
Lei Wang, 
Instructor, Department of Foreign Languages
Confucius Institute at the University of Toledo
Mail Stop 125, Snyder Memorial Room 1020A
2801 W. Bancroft St. Toledo, Ohio 43606 
Office: (419)-530-8593 Fax: (419)-530-4277
Email:Lei.Wang2@utoledo.edu or confuciusinstitute@utoledo.edu

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Last Updated: 5/13/15