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ASU Confucius Institute was honored as 2016 Confucius Institute of the Year at the 11th Global Confucius Institute Conference
ASU Vice Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Stefanie Lindquist accepted this award, which was presented by Vice Premier Liu Yandong of the People’s Republic of China in Kunming, China. For more information, visit
https://asunow.asu.edu/20161222-asu-news-confucius-institute-education-efforts-honored-by-chinese-government or


Tuesday, September 8, 2015 (All day) - Thursday, November 12, 2015 (All day)
West Hall 240, ASU Tempe Campus


Beginning Chinese 1
Thursdays: 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. / September 10 to Novermber 12, 2015

Beginning Chinese 1b
Tuesdays: 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. /September 8 to Novermber 10, 2015

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

Thursday, July 16, 2015 (All day) - Friday, July 31, 2015 (All day)

The ASU Confucius Institute accepted registrations for the 2015 Chinese Bridge Summer Camp for American High School Students! This China camp was open to all rising 9th through 12th graders, ages 14-18. The program dates were July 16 to July 31. The application deadline was Friday, March 6, 2015.

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Sunday, June 7, 2015 (All day) - Sunday, June 21, 2015 (All day)
ASU Tempe Campus

The 15-day residential program provided students an opportunity to explore and expand their knowledge in Chinese language and culture through a highly structured curriculum. During the program, students received Chinese language instruction and participate in fun, hands-on cultural activities. The program boasted a living-learning setting where participants will gain first-hand college life experience. The camp was for current 8-12th graders in Arizona, whose proficiency level of Chinese language ranges from zero to intermediate.  

The application deadline for this program was April 4.  For information about the program and the application process, visit Startalk Application 

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 4:00pm
Language & Literature Building 165

The talk “Nostalgia for the West Lake: Cai Zhangsun and his Poetic Activities during the Song-Yuan Transition” is presented by Professor Bian Dongbo 卞东波 of Nanjing University. Professor Bian is a specialist on classical Chinese literature during early Medieval China and the Tan-Song period. He is currently a visiting scholar of Harvard University and the University of Chicago.

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Sunday, April 12, 2015 - 9:30am
MU Gold Room 207, ASU Tempe Campus

Presented by Professor Hsin-hsin Liang of University of Virginia.  This workshop presented strategies in introducing and practicing grammatical points and new vocabulary through a theme-based language teaching and learning approach.  Examples on integrating theme-based approach into curriculum design and classroom teaching were discussed to enhance language learning.

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RSVP at asuconfucius@gmail.com before April 3.

Saturday, April 4, 2015 - 9:00am
LL Building, ASU Tempe Campus

The Young Chinese Test was held on April 4, 2015 in the Language and Literature Building (LL) at Arizona State University's Tempe Campus.

For more information click here.

Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 9:00am - Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 12:00pm
LL Room 61 Basement Floor, ASU Tempe Campus

The ASU Confucius Institute hosted the next ONLINE HSK or Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi on March 28, 2015. Registration Deadline was March 1, 2015. 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

Thursday, March 19, 2015 (All day) - Thursday, May 7, 2015 (All day)
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.

For flyer, click here.

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

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 (All day)
ASU Memorial Union Arizona Ballroom

ASU Confucius Institute hosted the Fifth Chinese Speech Competition in conjunction with the SILC Language Fair on March 4 . High School students had the opportunity to demonstrate their ability in Chinese and compete with other high school students of the same level.

This competition was open to students from Novice to Intermediate levels of Chinese.

For more information, contact Wenjing Xie at wenjing.xie@asu.edu.

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Friday, February 13, 2015 (All day) - Sunday, February 15, 2015 (All day)
Margaret T. Hance Park East, 1202 N. 3rd Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004

ASU CI will co-sponsored the Phoenix Chinese Week 2015. People celebrated the Year of RAM through experiencing the sights, sounds and tastes of the 25th annual Phoenix Chinese Week Culture and Cuisine Festival. There was traditional Chinese folk dance, marital arts demonstrations, traditional music performance, children’s arts & crafts pavilion, photo & art exhibit, and food festival.

Visit the ASU Confucius Institute Children’s Pavilion and participate in free cultural and fun hands-on activities including paper folding, paper cutting, Chinese fans and masks, and Chinese calligraphy.


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Friday, February 13, 2015 (All day)
ASU Tempe Campus, MU Room 229

How can we ensure that graduates of Mandarin immersion programs demonstrate the levels of proficiency required for advanced-level study in college, or for future participation in the global workforce?

Presenter Michael Bacon highlighted a model K-12 Mandarin immersion program that has tried to answer these questions. Specifically, participants examined the best strategies to set proficiency targets at each grade level, align curriculum and instruction to those targets, and utilize regular formative and summative assessment practices.

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