Current Classes

Confucius Institute at San Francisco State University

Fall 2017 Chinese Language & Culture Classes

September 5, 2017 – November 17, 2017

CI 1001 - Basic Chinese(Chinese for Professional Purposes)

Basic Chinese 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.
Tuesdays &Thursdays 18:00-20:00
Classroom: TBA
Instructor: TBD

CI 2001 - Intermediate Chinese(Chinese for Professional Purposes)

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: TBD

CI 3001 - Upper Intermediate Chinese(Chinese for Professional Purposes)

Upper intermediate Chinese is designed for students who have completed Intermediate Chinese or with 4-semester (at least 80 hours) 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: TBD

CI 4001 – Experiencing Chinese Culture(Bilingual)

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 18:00-20:00
Classroom: TBA
Instructor: TBD


Registration:
  1. 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 Fall 2017 Chinese Language & Culture 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 August 28, 2017.
  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:

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

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