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ASU Confucius Institute Chinese Language Classes

The ASU Confucius Institute offers non-credit Chinese language classes and individual tutoring.  

For more information about the Chinese classes and individual tutoring sessions, please contact Fannie Tam at fannie.tam@asu.edu .

 

 

Chinese 1

Chinese 1 is a comprehensive language course designed for people with no background in Chinese. Students will learn pronunciation, tones and basic grammar structures to create a solid foundation to build upon. This class will cover daily conversation topics such as how to greet people, introducing yourself, family and friends, how to talk about your plans, and how to buy things and eat in Chinese restaurants. While writing and reading skills are covered,speaking and listening skills are emphasized in the class. In addition, Chinese cultural elements are taught to supplement the course and impart the knowledge necessary to navigate within the Chinese culture.

Chinese 1a

Chinese 1a is designed for people who have successfully completed the Beginning Chinese I course. This course lays emphasis on improving the ability of the student to use Chinese for communication. By the end of this second course, students will be able to successfully engage in simple daily conversations such as how to check in at a hotel, how to pick up friends at the airport, and have a conversation at dinner or on a business trip. In addition, Chinese cultural elements are taught to supplement the course and impart the knowledge necessary to navigate within the Chinese culture.

 

2018 Fall Classes 

Chinese 1

Wednesdays: 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
September 5th to November 7th, 2018
West Hall 240, ASU Tempe Campus

Chinese 1a
Thursdays: 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
September 6th to November 8th, 2018
West Hall 240, ASU Tempe Campus

Registration: $220 per 10-week session or 20 instructional hours
                         ASU faculty, staff and students pay $150 per 10-week session.     

Register for Beginning Chinese class at https://confuciusinstitute.asu.edu/learnchineseform.