Non-credit Chinese Language Courses Offered by
Confucius Institute at MTSU

 

Adult Beginning Chinese (New)

The course is for adults who have never studied Chinese or have a limited knowledge of the language. It teaches basic Chinese pronunciation, vocabulary and sentence structures that help to develop students' speaking, reading, and writing skills of Chinese at a basic level. Students are expected to learn the most frequently used words for basic conversation.

Time: Saturday 8:30-10:30AM   Starting: 8/23/2014
Tuition: $150
Material Fee: actual cost

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Adult Beginning Chinese (A)(continuation of the 2014 Spring class)


The course is for adults who have studied Chinese for one semester or have a limited knowledge of the language. It teaches basic Chinese pronunciation, vocabulary and sentence structures that help to develop students' speaking, reading, and writing skills of Chinese at a basic level. Students are expected to learn the most frequently used words for basic conversation.

Time: Saturday  10:40-12:40AM/2:00-4:00PM    Starting: 8/23/2014
Tuition: $150 
Material Fee: actual cost

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Adult Beginning Chinese (B)(continuation of the 2014 Spring class)

The course is for adults who have studied Chinese for one semester or have some knowledge of the language. It teaches basic Chinese pronunciation, vocabulary and sentence structures that help to develop students' speaking, reading, and writing skills of Chinese at a basic level. Students are expected to learn the most frequently used words for basic conversation.

Time: Saturday 8:30-10:30AM    Starting: 8/23/2014
Tuition: $150
Material Fee: actual cost

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Adult Intermediate Chinese(continuation of the 2014 Spring class)

The course is a continuation of the Beginning Chinese I, and for students who have had an introductory level of Chinese pronunciation, vocabulary and sentences. It focuses on developing skills in reading, writing and more sophisticated conversation. Chinese culture and history will be integrated in the course.

Time: Saturday 8:30AM-10:30PM    Starting: 8/23/2014
Tuition: $150
Material Fee: actual cost

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Adult Advanced Chinese(continuation of the 2014 Spring class)

The teaching will focus on reading comprehension, listening practice, as well as the application of words structure and grammar. The lesson will be arranged and adjusted according to each student's level. Students are encouraged to participate in the oral practice in the class. The objective of the activities is providing students with the chances to communicate certain selected topics effectively in Chinese.

Time: Saturday  8:30-10:30AM   Starting: 8/23/2014
Tuition: $150
Material Fee: actual cost

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Elementary Chinese for Children(continuation of the 2014 Spring class)

The course is designed for children ages 5 through 12 who have studied Chinese for one semester or have some knowledge of the language. Basic words and sentences will be taught through fun activities such as songs and games. Students will become familiar with Chinese language and culture and develop an interest in learning a new language.

Time: Saturday 10:40AM-12:40PM    Starting: 8/23/2014
Tuition: $150 
Material Fee: actual cost

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Chinese for Children from Chinese Heritage families (A)(continuation of the 2014 Spring class)

The course is designed for children who can listen and speak Chinese fairly well and want to expand their skills in reading and writing Chinese. They have not received any formal Chinese language instruction. This course focuses on Chinese reading, especially some classic and modern Chinese articles. And also some cultural elements and Chinese literature will be incorporated into the course. Students are expected to be familiar with the writing of Chinese characters, have more knowledge of modern and classic Chinese literature and develop some basic skills in Chinese writing.

Time: Saturday 2:00-4:00PM    Starting:8/23/2014
Tuition: $150
Material Fee: actual cost

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(New children will have placement tests. If they have already had some Chinese foundation, they can go to class B1 or B2.)


Chinese for Children from Chinese Heritage families (B2)(continuation of the 2014 Spring class)

The course is designed for children who can listen and speak Chinese fairly well and want to expand their skills in reading and writing Chinese. They have received at least one semester formal language instruction. This course focuses on Chinese reading, especially some classic and modern Chinese articles. And also some cultural elements and Chinese literature will be incorporated into the course. Students are expected to be familiar with the writing of Chinese characters, have more knowledge of modern and classic Chinese literature and develop some basic skills in Chinese writing.

(This class is usually for kids aged from 10 to 12.)

Time: Saturday 10:40AM-12:40PM    Starting: 8/23/2014
Sessions: 15 sessions, each session 2 hours
Tuition: $150
Material Fee: actual cost

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Chinese for Children from Chinese Heritage families (B1)(continuation of the 2014 Spring class)

The course is designed for children who can listen and speak Chinese fairly well and want to expand their skills in reading and writing Chinese. They have received at least one semester formal language instruction. This course focuses on Chinese reading, especially some classic and modern Chinese articles. And also some cultural elements and Chinese literature will be incorporated into the course. Students are expected to be familiar with the writing of Chinese characters, have more knowledge of modern and classic Chinese literature and develop some basic skills in Chinese writing.
(This class is usually for kids aged from 5 to 9. If those kids' Chinese level is good enough, they can go to Class B2)

Time: Saturday 2:00-4:00PM    Starting: 8/23/2014
Tuition: $150
Material Fee: actual cost

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Advanced Chinese for Children from Chinese Heritage families(continuation of the 2014 Spring class)

The course is designed for children who can listen and speak Chinese fairly well and have learnt Chinese either from an institution or from parents for a number of years and want to expand their skills in reading and writing Chinese. This course focuses on Chinese reading, especially some classic and modern Chinese articles. And also some cultural elements and Chinese literature will be incorporated into the course. Students are expected to be familiar with the writing of Chinese characters, have more knowledge of modern and classic Chinese literature and develop skills in Chinese writing.

Time: Saturday 2:00-4:00PM    Starting: 8/23/2014
Tuition: $150
Material Fee: actual cost

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After School at the Confucius Institute (ASCI) - Chinese Language and Culture (continuation of the 2014 Spring class)

This is a language and culture enrichment program designed for Children age 6 to 12. It introduces the Chinese language and its colorful culture. Focus will be on basic conversation, entry level vocabulary and writing of Chinese characters. Students will become familiar with the language and develop communication skills through formal teaching and fun activities such as songs, crafts and games.
(We can divide kids into separate classes according to the levels of their Chinese competence if such need arises.)

Time: Thursday   3:30-5:30PM   Starting: 8/23/2014
Tuition: $150
Material Fee: actual cost

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Private Tutoring

Upon the request of parents, the Confucius Institute provides services of private tutoring of Chinese language. The number of students in the private tutoring is one or two.

Time: To be agreed between students/parents and teachers   Starting: 8/23/2014
Tuition: $15 per hour

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Remarks:

  • MTSU students, faculty or staff can get 50% discount of the course fee, the material fee is not included.
  • MTSU faculty or staff's children or families can get 15% discount of the course fee, the material fee is not included.
  • If you are not sure of which class you need to register or have special needs, please contact cimtsu@mtsu.eduor call 615-494-8696.

Place for Classes: Peck Hall 106, MTSU

 

Contact:

Confucius Institute

P.O. Box 114
106 Peck Hall
Middle Tennessee State University
Murfreesboro, TN 37132
Phone: 615-494-8696
cimtsu@mtsu.edu