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Chengdu Performing Art Show
Join the Chengdu Performing Art Show in celebrating the Year of the Monkey with an unforgettable cultural performance.
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Innovation in Teaching Series
See the Elementary and Secondary winning model teaching videos of the “Innovation in Teaching” Competition, and join us to discuss video content, lesson plans, and teaching PowerPoints of winning videos,
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Sunday, June 5, 2016 (All day) - Sunday, June 19, 2016 (All day)

The 15-day residential program provides students an opportunity to explore and expand their knowledge in Chinese language and culture through a highly structured curriculum. During the program, students will receive Chinese language instruction and participate in fun, hands-on cultural activities. The program boasts a living-learning setting where participants will gain first-hand college life experience.  

For more information: http://confuciusinstitute.asu.edu/portal/startalk


Saturday, March 19, 2016 - 9:00am - 12:30pm
LL Room 61 Basement Floor, ASU Tempe Campus

The ASU Confucius Institute will host the next ONLINE HSK or Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi on March 19, 2016. . Registration Deadline is March 10. Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi (HSK) is China’s official, standardized Chinese language proficiency test for non-native speakers.

For more information and registration, visit our HSK site at http://confuciusinstitute.asu.edu/portal/hsk


Saturday, March 5, 2016 (All day) - Saturday, November 5, 2016 (All day)
ASU Tempe Campus

March 5, May 7, September 3, and November 5, 2016 (9:30-11:30am)

ASU CI will be presenting the Elementary and Secondary winning model teaching videos of the “Innovation in Teaching” Competition. Join us to not only discuss the video content, lesson plans, and teaching PowerPoints of winning videos, but also share resources for planning instruction and professional development. Come interact and share ideas with other Chinese teachers across the valley.

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Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 8:00am - 3:00pm
Gavilan Peak School

The ASU Confucius Institute co-sponsors an annual Chinese speech competition for students in Grade 1-6 Chinese immersion program at Confucius Classroom at Gavilan  Peak.  More than 150 students participated in the first round of competition.  Each grade then selected six finalists from each grade to join the final competition. 

4th Grade 1st Place: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3sH7IbM3Yp0

5th Grade 1st Place: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_c0ZKw7nH2s

6th Grade 1st Place: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MrbjYjQN4CQ

Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 9:30am - 12:30pm
ASU Tempe Campus, Memorial Union

Students will have the opportunity to demonstrate their ability in the target language by competing with other students of the same level from different high schools at the ASU World Language Fair. Levels range from Novice Mid to Intermediate. There will be judges present for each competition, and trophy and certificates will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners. Each student MUST pre-register to participate in the competition. Registration will begin in January 2016.

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Friday, February 19, 2016 (All day) - Saturday, February 20, 2016 (All day)
Salvation Army KROC Center Theater: 1375 East Broadway Rd. Phoenix, AZ


Join Chengdu Performing Arts Show in celebrating the Year of the Monkey with the spectacular performance in Salvation Army KROC Center Theatre. Enjoy unforgettable cultural performances by performers from Chengdu, China, and experience the spectacular production, fun for the whole family!

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Friday, February 12, 2016 (All day) - Sunday, February 14, 2016 (All day)
Margaret T. Hance Park East, 1202 N. 3rd Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004

FREE ADMISSION Come celebrate the Year of MONKEY and experience the sights, sounds and tastes of the 26th annual Phoenix Chinese Week Culture and Cuisine Festival. There will be dragon and lion dances, martial arts demonstrations, traditional music performance, and folk dances. Enjoy arts and crafts at the Children's Pavilion, Chinese Culture and History Booth, and more.

Friday, February 12, 9am-3pm

Saturday, February 13, 10 am-5pm

Sunday, February 14, 10 am-5pm

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Friday, January 22, 2016 (All day) - Thursday, April 7, 2016 (All day)
Beginning Chinese 1

Tuesdays4:30 - 6:30 p.m. / January 26 to April 5, 2016 / West Hall 240, ASU Tempe Campus

Beginning Chinese 1a
Thursdays4:30 - 6:30 p.m. /January 28 to April 7, 2016 / 
West Hall 240, ASU Tempe Campus

Chinese 2
Friday4:30 - 6:30 p.m. /January 22 to April 1, 2016 / 
West Hall 240, ASU Tempe Campus

Beginning Chinese Class 1a is designed for people who have completed Beginning Chinese 1 offered by the ASU Confucius Institute. 

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Register today at http://confuciusinstitute.asu.edu/portal/learnchineseregform

Friday, January 22, 2016 (All day) - Saturday, February 6, 2016 (All day)
ASU Tempe Campus

Students learning Chinese can share "Why I Learn Chinese" through submitting their response to the Performance, Visual Art, or Writing categories of the ASU Chinese New Year Creativity Competition. ASU Confucius Institute will select the best submissions in each category. All winners are invited to perform live, display their works and receive their awards at the ASU Tempe Campus on February 6th.

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Sunday, January 10, 2016 - 9:30am - 3:00pm
MU Alumni Lounge Room 202, ASU Tempe Campus

The ASU Confucius Institute invites you to join the Post-ACTFL Conference Workshop on Sunday, January 10, 2016 in ASU Memorial Union Alumni Lounge Room 202. Fourteen presenters who attended the ACTFL Conference in San Diego, CA will share the latest research on curriculum design, lesson planning, teaching strategies, and assessment developments in the field of Foreign Language Teaching.

Attendees at this workshop will receive an ASU CI certificate of five professional teacher training hours at the end of the workshop.

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Sunday, November 8, 2015 - 9:30am - 3:00pm
MU Cochise Room 228

The ASU CI will host a professional teacher workshop:

Keynote Speaker Session

  • "Bridging the gap from Pre-AP to AP Chinese"
    Michelle Wei-Cheng, Adial E Stevenson High School, Illinois 
  • Integrate Technology into the Classroom
    Jeremy Chen, Horseshoe Trails Elementary School
    Fang Wu, Sonoran Trails Middle School
    Xingguo Huang, Cactus Shadows High School 
  •  Teaching Strategies
    Ovid Peng, Lone Mountain Elementary School
    Pan Liu, Gavilan Peak School
    Shengjie Liu, Diamond Canyon School

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