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NEW EVENTS

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
http://news.sina.com.cn/o/2016-12-13/doc-ifxypizk0402790.shtml

Highlights

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.

FREE ADMISSION:

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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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Saturday, January 24, 2015 (All day) - Sunday, January 25, 2015 (All day)
Musical Instrument Museum

The ASU Confucius Institute supported the Chinese New Year event at MIM http://mim.org/exhibits/signature-events/experience-china/

People joined to participate in a variety of activities including Chinese painting and calligraphy demonstrations, Chinese dances and music, make-your-own rattle drum, Chinese drum and lantern crafts. Visitors listened to a curator’s talk and previewed the new Wu Man display in the Artist Gallery.

Sunday, January 11, 2015 - 9:00am - 3:00pm
MU Alumni Lounge Room 202, ASU Tempe Campus

The ASU Confucius Institute invited people to join the Post-ACTFL Conference workshop on Sunday, January 11, 2015in ASU Memorial Union Alumni Lounge Room 202. Thirteen presenters who attended the ACTFL Conference in San Antonio shared the latest research on curricular design, lesson planning, teaching strategies, and assessment. Attendees at this workshop received an ASU CI certificate of five professional teacher training hours at the end of the workshop.

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Tuesday, January 6, 2015 (All day) - Thursday, February 26, 2015 (All day)
West Hall 240, ASU Tempe Campus

Beginning Chinese I
Thursdays: 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. / January 8 to February 26, 2015
 

Beginning Chinese II
Tuesdays: 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. / 
January 6 to February 24, 2015

 

For more information, click http://confuciusinstitute.asu.edu/portal/learnchinese

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

Saturday, November 15, 2014 - 7:00pm
Chandler Center for the Arts

Ode to Peace performance is a music and dance extravaganza from east to west. This event was presented by the American Chinese Arts & Culture Exchange Association, the Arizona Chinese Chorus, Arizona Chinese Insturmental Music Ensemble, and the Cantonese Opera Circle. This event brought together artistic excellence and inspirations in music from east to west.

Sunday, November 9, 2014 - 9:30am - 3:30pm
MU Ventena Room, ASU Tempe Campus

The ASU Confucius Institute will host the “Planning and Delivering Instructional Excellence in the Chinese Classroom” workshop.

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Morning Workshop Highlights

  •  Aligning academic content with standards in the context of 21st Century skills
  •  Effective teaching of Chinese through cross-curricular thematic units
  •  Design and apply performance-based assessments in Chinese teaching
  •  Selecting and adapting resources for Chinese program
  •  Collaborative learning in the Chinese Classroom

Afternoon Concurrent Sessions Highlights:

  • Concurrent Session A: Secondary School Chinese Program
  • Presenters: Fang Wu, Jingsheng Yang, Carol Bi, Wenjing Fang, Sandy Small          
  • Concurrent Session B: Dual Language Immersion Program
  • Presenters: Jeremy Chen, Janice Light, Seren Jo, Jenny Guo & Ying Shao