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Courses

Credit Courses

The Department of World Languages and Cultures at IUPUI offers a minor in Chinese studies, a certificate in Chinese studies, and a self-designed individualized major in Chinese studies. The Chinese program endeavors to set up a solid foundation for learning the Chinese language and acquiring an understanding of Chinese culture.  In addition, the program helps to satisfy the Chinese language requirements for majors in international studies focusing on China. For more information about the credit program please visit World Languages and Cultures.


Non Credit Courses

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 for two hours six times and are held in the Confucius Institute in Suite 129 at the IUPUI Campus. Parking is the responsibility of the student.

Fall 2018 Non-Credit Courses (open to public)

Conversational Chinese I (Beginner)
Date & Time: TBD 6:00pm-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 (Beginner)
Date & Time: TBD 6:00pm-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 (Intermediate)
Date & Time: TBD 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 (Intermediate)
Date & Time: TBD 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.

REFUND POLICY
Course refunds will be made based on cancellation date. A minimum of 4 students must be enrolled to keep the class
• Day of class or later …………………. 0%
• Two to Six business days before class…. 50%
• 1 week or more before class …………………………. 100%

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Online Courses 

This website offers free language resources; however this is operated by the Confucius Institute Headquarters in Beijing.  Please contact them for any inquiries.