Current Classes

Confucius Institute at San Francisco State University

Fall 2016 Chinese Language Class

Sep. 12th, 2016- Nov. 18th, 2016

CI 1001 - Basic Chinese

Basic Chinese I is designed for students without previous Chinese training or with no more than one-semester learning experience. The class will cover basic pronunciation, sentence patterns, reading, writing, conversation and grammar. Students will learn to communicate with native speakers and lay a solid foundation for further studies, as well as obtaining crucial skills for business communication.
Time: Tuesdays & Thursdays 18:00-20:00
Classroom: TBA
Instructor: Lijuan Pei (裴利娟)

CI 2001 - Intermediate Chinese

Intermediate Chinese is designed for students who have completed the Basic Chinese or with two or three-semester learning experience. The class will further improve their Chinese language proficiency in communicating with native speakers. Students will feel more comfortable in listening, speaking, reading and writing, as well as obtaining crucial skills for business communication.
Time: Mondays & Wednesdays 18:00-20:00
Classroom: TBA
Instructor: Sijia Gao (高思加)

CI 3001 - Upper Intermediate Chinese

Upper intermediate Chinese is designed for students who have completed Intermediate Chinese or with 4-semester (at least 80 h ours) learning experience. The class will further improve their Chinese language proficiency in communicating with native speakers. Students will feel more comfortable in listening, speaking, reading and writing, as well as obtaining crucial skills for business communication.
Time: Tuesdays & Thursdays 18:00-20:00
Classroom: TBA
Instructor: Min Chen (陈敏)

CI 4001 – Experiencing Chinese Culture

Tailor-made for people interested in Chinese culture, the instructors will offer presentations on Chinese knot, paper cut, Tai-Chi, traditional Chinese painting, Chinese calligraphy, Chinese songs, Chinese films and Chinese cuisines to students with or without Chinese language background. With the topics focusing on basic Chinese cultural knowledge, students will have a great opportunity to experience authentic Chinese culture offered by Confucius Institute at SF State.
Time: Mondays & Wednesdays 18:00-19:00
Classroom: TBA
Instructor: Lijuan Pei & Min Chen (裴利娟、陈敏)


Registration:
  1. Registration Deadline: September 8, 2016
  2. Registration Fee: $260 per class (CI 1001、2001、3001)& $150 CI 4001 (CASH OR CHECK ONLY). Please make a check payable to: CI at SF State

Please download a registration form 2016 Fall Chinese Language Class Registration Form, fill out and send it with your payment check/cash to Burk Hall 325, SFSU.

Notice:
  1. Registration Fee is due when submitting your Registration Form before September 8, 2016.
  2. Students must cancel registration prior to the first day of class in order to get a full refund; no refund after the first day of class.
  3. The class will be canceled if enrollment is less than 3 students.

We’d like to welcome all SF State faculty and staff members to take any of the above Chinese classes for FREE.

Contact Information:

Burk Hall 325, Confucius Institute, San Francisco State University
1600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94132
Tel: (415)338-7631, Fax: (415)405-2866, Email:ci@sfsu.edu

Former Classes