Confucius Institute at The University of Toledo

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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 2015courses will include Basic, Intermediate, Advanced and Business Chinese. Our experienced Chinese instructors will offer new customized courses from Monday through Friday evenings and Saturday during the day. 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 (12 sessions) for UT faculty, staff and students

                       $200.00 per level (12 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: 419.530.5846


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.

Taichi course

The primary goal of Taichi class is to enable students to exercise with 24 Taichi Forms.Students are expected tofollow the Taichi procedures demonstrated clearlybyexperienced Taichi instructors. Taichi instructors are expected to give the necessary instruction when students practice. Chinese language, traditions, customs, culture and some of   the Chinese regimen and philosophy culture are all woven in this course.   

Chinese cooking course 

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

For additional inquiries and registration, please contact:

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

DaweiHan, Instructor 

The University of Toledo 

Confucius Institute (UTCI)

2801 W. Bancroft Street, (Mail Stop 125, Snyder Memorial Room1020)

Toledo, OH43606

Telephone: 419.530.8580

Fax: 419.530.4277

 Non-Credit Chinese Courses






 Basic Chinese

Level II


6:00 p.m.– 7:30 p.m

 01/20/2015 –


 12 sessions

Recommended for beginners

 Intermediate Chinese

Level II


5:30 p.m.– 7:00 p.m.



 12 sessions

Recommended for Intermediate Learners

Basic  Chinese

Level I 


3:40 p.m. – 5:10 p.m.



12 sessions

Recommended for beginners

Cooking class


4:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m.




5 sessions

Taichi  class 


5:30 p.m.– 6:30 p.m.


01/26/2015 –


10 sessions

Minimum 3 students registered are required for each course
Please complete the application on the reverse side of this page.
Chinese Non-Credit Course Registration Form 

Today’s date

Which semester are you enrolling for?



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)?



Your completed registration form must be received at one (1) of the addresses below by
January 1, 2015:
The University of Toledo
Confucius Institute (UTCI)
2801 W. Bancroft Street, (Mail Stop 125, Snyder Memorial Room1020)
Toledo, OH 43606

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Last Updated: 3/22/15