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2015 CHINESE CULTURE CAMP AT IUPUI

December 5th, 2014, 1:23 pm

2015 CHINESE CULTURE CAMP AT IUPUI

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For language learning, the younger the better. To better prepare our children to learn Chinese language, the Confucius Institute in Indianapolis offers a Chinese Culture summer day-camp for K-8 students. The camp is held on the IUPUI campus, and last for one to five weeks. Students will have a full curriculum of Chinese martial arts, language, calligraphy, crafts and sports and more.  Classes are taught by local Chinese Teachers and Teaching Assistants from IUPUI.

Who: Children in grades K-8 (must be at least 5yrs old to enroll).

Groups: Groups for all classes except language will be as followed:

Group 1 Grades K-2

Group 2  Grades 3-5

Group 3 Grades 6-8

Language Classes will be broken down to Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced Level

Where: IUPUI campus, Engineering/Science & Technology Building 723 W. Michigan St. Indianapolis IN
When: Mon. – Fri. June 22 – July 24, 2015; 8:30 AM – 4:15 PM.
Pre & After School Care (extra charge) available 7:30 – 8:30 AM, and 4:15 – 6:00 PM
Costs: $150 per week or $125 per week if enrolled all five weeks

 $25 per week for pre- and after-school care

 $15 one time teaching materials and textbooks fee (waived if enrolled by May 1st)

Sibling Discounts Available

Deadline: May 22nd (postmarked – full payment must be received).

Payment: Please mail or drop off registration form and payment (cash or check only made payable to “IUPUI Confucius Institute”) to 425 University Blvd, CA 129, Indianapolis, IN 46202. Payment is due with registration and must be received in order for registration to be confirmed.  Once received, we will send you a receipt.

Cost includes: Camp T-shirt, calligraphy brush & paper, Chinese language books, Chinese jianzi game

Orientation: We will be holding an orientation session prior to the camp (Friday June 19th at 4:00pm in Lecture Hall of the LD Building)

What to Bring: Due to food allergies and your child’s individual preferences, we are asking that parents pack a morning snack and a lunch for their child each day of the camp. Please be sure to clearly mark your child’s name on his or her lunch box/bag.  Campers also bring their own backpack, pencil and notebook.

Parking: Meters are available.  IUPUI Parking Services has notified us that they have daily permits ($13) and monthly permits ($28).  Their prices may go up on July 1st.  Also keep in mind that the prices are not set in stone.  Hopefully soon we will have a definite answer.  If you are interested in a parking pass please let me know for which week(s) and I will give you a quote.

Additional Information: The camp is held in the SL and LD buildings which are connected to one another.  Lunch is in the Campus Center. Each week we have Camper of the week for each group. We generally have a performance on the last day of camp.   There will be no camp on Friday July 3rdGroups might be combined for non-language classes.

Questions: Contact Noah Buonanno phone (317) 278-7900 or email ciindy@iupui.edu

Registration Form: CLICK HERE

Photos of 2014 Chinese Language and Culture Summer Camp

Video of previous summer camp at IUPUI

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2015 CHINESE CULTURE CAMP AT IUPUI

December 5th, 2014, 1:23 pm

Mandarin Chinese is the standard and most widely spoken dialect of the Chinese language. As such, Mandarin Chinese is essential for Americans interested in doing business, vacationing, or studying in China. As Chinese businesses, tourists, and scholars travel to the United States in growing numbers, Americans are also finding Mandarin Chinese very useful here at home.

Join us for practical and enjoyable free beginning course in Mandarin Chinese. Course meets one session per week and are held in the Confucius Institute in Suite 129 at the IUPUI Campus on Tuesday’s from 12:00pm – 12:45pm.

Dates are Monday’s March 2, 9, 23, 30, April 6, 13, 20, 27

Class is on a first come first serve basis, so please sign up early. We will only be able to accept the first 13 people. Please make sure you can attend all classes.

REGISTRATION LINK

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2015 Spring Free Mandarin Chinese Class for IUPUI Faculty & Staff

December 5th, 2014, 1:22 pm

Mandarin Chinese is the standard and most widely spoken dialect of the Chinese language. As such, Mandarin Chinese is essential for Americans interested in doing business, vacationing, or studying in China. As Chinese businesses, tourists, and scholars travel to the United States in growing numbers, Americans are also finding Mandarin Chinese very useful here at home.

Join us for practical and enjoyable courses in Mandarin Chinese. All courses meet one session per week and are held in the Confucius Institute in Suite 129 at the IUPUI Campus, except as noted. Parking is the responsibility of the student.

2015 Spring Non-Credit Courses (open to public)

Conversational Chinese I

Date & Time: Tuesday’s Feb. 3, 10, 17, 24, Mar. 3, 10    6:00 – 8:00pm

Description: Conversational Chinese I is intended for beginners and focuses on developing the student’s ability to use Chinese language in verbal communication. You’ll learn Chinese pronunciation, the most essential and useful conversational sentences and simple grammar in order to carry on basic conversations. You’ll have many opportunities to practice using the language in a range of contexts likely to be encountered in Chinese culture. Parking is the student’s responsibility.

Conversational Chinese II

Date & Time: Tuessday’s Mar. 24, 31, Apr. 7, 14, 21, 28      6:00 – 8:00pm

Description: Conversational Chinese II is intended for people who’ve mastered basic Chinese conversation skills from Conversational Chinese I and would like to build on these skills. The course will help to develop your ability to use Chinese language in verbal communication. You’ll fine tune your pronunciation and learn more functional conversation skills and grammar in order to carry on more complex conversations. You’ll have many opportunities to practice using the language in a range of contexts likely to be encountered in Chinese culture. Parking is the student’s responsibility.

Conversational Chinese III

Date & Time: Wednesday’s Feb. 4, 11, 18, 25, Mar. 4, 11   6:00pm-8:00pm

Description: Conversational Chinese III is intended for people who have a basic knowledge of Chinese language. This course will build upon the vocabulary and grammar learned in basic Chinese studies. This intermediate course will help you to expand your vocabulary to incorporate more abstract terms and express more complex ideas and reasoning in Chinese. This course is intended to be a continuation of Conversational Chinese II. Parking is the student’s responsibility.

Conversational Chinese IV

Date & Time: Wednesday’s Mar. 25, Apr. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29    6:00pm-8:00pm

Description: Conversational Chinese IV is intended for people who have a basic knowledge of Chinese language. This intermediate course will build upon the vocabulary and grammar learned in basic Chinese studies, and expands that vocabulary to incorporate more abstract terms and express more complex ideas and reasoning in Chinese. This course is intended to be a continuation of Conversational Chinese III. Parking is the student’s responsibility.

 

Questions: Email: ciindy@iupui.edu

Call: 317-278-7900

COSTS

$150 per course.  6 classes in each course.  Each class is 2 hours.  Total of 12 hours of instruction per course.  Please make check payable to Confucius Institute at IUPUI and address to the location provided below.  We must receive check 3 business days prior to the start date.

LOCATION

IUPUI – Confucius Institute

425 University  Blvd., Suite 129

Indianapolis, IN 46202

REFUND POLICY

Course refunds will be made based on cancellation date.

  • Day of class or later …………………. 0%
  • Two to Six business days before class…. 50%
  • 1 week or more before class …………………………. 100%

For a course refund, call our office at (317) 278-7900. Please allow six weeks to process a check refund.

REGISTRATION LINK

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2015 Spring Conversational Chinese Non Credit Classes

December 5th, 2014, 1:21 pm

Chinese Festival – Volunteer Signup

Hello.  The Chinese Festival in Indianapolis is taking place on Saturday September 27th from 12:00pm-6:00pm at American Legion Mall.  We are looking for volunteers to help setup, teardown and cleanup before, during and after the festival.  Each volunteer will receive a t-shirt, water and a lunch coupon.  We will be having a mandatory meeting on Friday September 26th at noon at the Confucius Institute to go over how to setup the tents and logistics.

Responsibilities include:

9:00am: Setting up 10×10 and 10×20 canopy tents, moving tables and chairs to booth locations and trash totes to certain areas.

During Festival: Cleaning up trash during the festival

~5:30pm: Tearing down tents and moving trash tanks back to sidewalk

DATE: 9/27/2014 (Sat 9:00AM – 7:00PM)

LOCATION: American Legion Mall

REGISTRATION:Please Register Here

We would be much appreciative if you can volunteer and help recruit others.  Thank you – Noah

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Chinese Festival – Volunteer Signup

September 25th, 2014, 1:42 pm

12:00PM-1:00PM

Confucius Institute-Cavanaugh Hall-Suite 129

Register Here

Sep.3rd     Chinese Mid-autumn Festival Celebration (Have a taste of Chinese   moon-cake and Chinese tea. Prof. Kerong Wu)
Sep.10th   Chinese Culture Revolution (Dr. ZaochengXu)
Sep.17th   Chinese Society(1): Chinese Youth (Prof. Wan-ning Bao)
Sep.24th   Chinese Sociaty(2): Chinese Etiquette (Prof. Kerong Wu)
Oct.1st       Chinese Medicine (Dr. Xiaoming Jin)
Oct.9th       Chinese Philosophy: Confucius and Confucianism (Haixia Zhao)
Oct.15th     Chinese Food (Chinese student from C301)
Oct.29th   Chinese Kongfu (Prof. Jing Wang)
Nov.5th     Chinese Painting (Dr. Yuan Le)
Nov.12th  Twelve Chinese Zodiacs (Prof. Menji Wu)

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2014 Fall Chinese Culture Hour

August 29th, 2014, 9:57 am

Mandarin Chinese is the standard and most widely spoken dialect of the Chinese language. As such, Mandarin Chinese is essential for Americans interested in doing business, vacationing, or studying in China. As Chinese businesses, tourists, and scholars travel to the United States in growing numbers, Americans are also finding Mandarin Chinese very useful here at home.

Join us for practical and enjoyable courses in Mandarin Chinese. All courses meet one session per week and are held in the Confucius Institute in Suite 129 at the IUPUI Campus, except as noted. Parking is the responsibility of the student.

2014 Fall Non-Credit Courses (open to public)

Conversational Chinese 1

Date & Time: Thursday’s September 18 to October 23    6:00 – 8:00pm

Description: Conversational Chinese I is intended for beginners and focuses on developing the student’s ability to use Chinese language in verbal communication. You’ll learn Chinese pronunciation, the most essential and useful conversational sentences and simple grammar in order to carry on basic conversations. You’ll have many opportunities to practice using the language in a range of contexts likely to be encountered in Chinese culture. Parking is the student’s responsibility.

Conversational Chinese 2

Date & Time: Thursday’s October 30 to December 4      6:00 – 8:00pm

Description: Conversational Chinese II is intended for people who’ve mastered basic Chinese conversation skills from Conversational Chinese I and would like to build on these skills. The course will help to develop your ability to use Chinese language in verbal communication. You’ll fine tune your pronunciation and learn more functional conversation skills and grammar in order to carry on more complex conversations. You’ll have many opportunities to practice using the language in a range of contexts likely to be encountered in Chinese culture. Parking is the student’s responsibility.

Conversational Chinese 3

Date & Time: Tuesday’s September 16 to October 21   6:00pm-8:00pm

Description: Conversational Chinese III is intended for people who have a basic knowledge of Chinese language. This course will build upon the vocabulary and grammar learned in basic Chinese studies. This intermediate course will help you to expand your vocabulary to incorporate more abstract terms and express more complex ideas and reasoning in Chinese. This course is intended to be a continuation of Conversational Chinese II. Parking is the student’s responsibility.

Conversational Chinese 4

Date & Time: Tuesday’s October 28 to December 2    6:00pm-8:00pm

Description: Conversational Chinese IV is intended for people who have a basic knowledge of Chinese language. This intermediate course will build upon the vocabulary and grammar learned in basic Chinese studies, and expands that vocabulary to incorporate more abstract terms and express more complex ideas and reasoning in Chinese. This course is intended to be a continuation of Conversational Chinese III. Parking is the student’s responsibility.

 

Questions: Email: ciindy@iupui.edu

Call: 317-278-7900

COSTS

$150 per course.  6 classes in each course (8 for martial arts).  Each class is 2 hours (1.5 hours for martial arts).  Total of 12 hours of instruction per course.  Please make check payable to Confucius Institute at IUPUI and address to the location provided below.  We must receive check 3 business days prior to the start date.

LOCATION

IUPUI – Confucius Institute

425 University  Blvd., Suite 129

Indianapolis, IN 46202

REFUND POLICY

Course refunds will be made based on cancellation date.

  • Day of class or later …………………. 0%
  • Two to Six business days before class…. 50%
  • 1 week or more before class …………………………. 100%

For a course refund, call our office at (317) 278-7900. Please allow six weeks to process a check refund.

REGISTRATION LINK

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2014 Fall Non-Credit Courses

August 8th, 2014, 11:34 am

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To celebrate the 10th anniversary of Confucius Institute, the Confucius Institute in Indianapolis and the Indiana Chinese Photography Club (ICPC) organize a photography contest.

Call for content: The theme of the contest is “Confucius Institute Day” Logo. The photos about people in Indiana learning Chinese language, loving Chinese culture, as well as showing China-America cultural exchange, famous attractions, and the local culture etc. are welcome.

  1. Qualification: Any people who are interested in this contest. No limitation of contributions.
  2. Date Posted: From now until September 20th 2014, 11:00 P.M.
  3. Submission Methods: Please send electronic photos in JPG format (3M~8M) to indyipc6688@yahoo.com
  4. Awards: After the initial selection by the committee, the collected photographs will be printed and framed, and they will be exhibited on September 27th (together with the Indianapolis Chinese Festival Photographs in the Mayor’s office at downtown American Mall). The audience selection box will be established at that time for the audience to vote. In combination of the ratings by an expert review group, there will be 10 winners: one grand prize, two first prizes, three second prizes, and four third prizes.
  5. All 10 of the winning entries will be submitted to the Confucius Institute Headquarters in Beijing to participate the global “Confucius Institute Day” event photography contest.

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“Confucius Institute Day” LOGO Photography Contest

August 1st, 2014, 4:56 pm

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9/27/2014 Chinese Festival

July 28th, 2014, 12:33 pm

2014 Chinese Teacher Workshop

This year’s Chinese Teacher Workshop will be in cooperated at the CLTA Bloomington symposium.  For the Indiana K-12 teachers who attend the symposium, CI-Indy will reimburse $50 each teacher for their registration.  You will need to provide us with the following information:

1) Receipt

2) Signed DV form – dv form

3) Information sheet – Information Sheet

and

3) Filled out W-8BEN form   – w8Ben

or filled out W-9 form if U.S. citizen or Resident Alien – w9

Please send all information in one document and fax to 317-278-7919 prior to the conference date of October 25th

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9/25-26/2014 Chinese Teacher Training & Workshop

July 8th, 2014, 11:06 am

Chinese Language Educators Achievement Award
Candidates: Chinese Language Teachers of Indiana
Requirements: Must have at least 20 years of experience teaching Chinese (Either 20 accumulated years as a full-time teacher or as a part-time teacher working 10 hours minimum per week, 30 weeks per year) i.e. 6000 hours within 20 accumulated years in the U.S.
Award: A certificate issued by the Confucius Institute in Indianapolis and 400 US dollars
Application Procedures:
1. Complete the application forms.
2. Include official documentation providing proof of 20 years accumulated teaching experience.
3. Submit the above to the Confucius Institute in Indianapolis, 425 University Blvd. CA 129, Indianapolis, IN 46202 before August 15th. Applicants will be evaluated by the Award Committee. The winner will be declared in August. Certificate will be awarded at the Chinese Teacher Workshop in September

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Chinese Language Educators Excellence Award
Candidates: Chinese Language Teachers of Indiana (including visiting teachers)
Requirements: Must have at least 1-3 years of experience teaching Chinese (Either 1-3 accumulated years as a full-time teacher or as a part-time teacher working 10 hours minimum per week, 30 weeks per year in the U.S. No time requirement for Sunday school teachers).
Award: A total of six prizes will be awarded for teachers at kindergarten/elementary school, middle school and high school level; 3 each for regular and Sunday Chinese schools.
A certificate issued by the Confucius Institute in Indianapolis and 100 US dollars
Application Procedures:
1. Complete the application forms.
2. Submit at least three letters of recommendation; one each from a supervisor and a co-worker, as well as one from the parent(s) of a student.
3. Submit all required paperwork to the Confucius Institute in Indianapolis, 425 University Blvd. CA 129, Indianapolis, IN 46202 before August 15th. Applicants will be evaluated by the Award Committee. The winner will be declared in August. Certificates will be awarded at the Chinese Teacher Workshop in September

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Application Procedures:

Complete Application Forms no later than August 15th.

All correspondence, recommendation letters and application forms should be sent to:

Confucius Institute – CII Chinese Teacher Awards

425 University Blvd., CA 129, Indianapolis, IN 46202

Telephone (317) 278-7900     Email ciindy@iupui.edu

The winners will be declared no later than August 30th.  The official announcement will be made at the CLTA Bloomington Symposium.

2013 Chinese Language Teacher Awards Winners

Chinese Language Educators Dedication Award Winners:

Ting Li – Decatur Central High School

Ling-Yu Yang – Westlane Middle School

Yanqiong Huang – International School of Indiana

Xiaoming Li – ICCCI Chinese School

award

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