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This summer, ECNU Global Education Center will launch the 2021 Summer "Chinese Tour” Language Program with online teaching mode. Rich course content highlighting the elements of Chinese society and culture, which helps students to take a leap forward in comprehensive Chinese ability and deepen understanding of Chinese society and culture. "Online Chinese tour, I can be Chinese Pro!" Looking forward to your joining!

1. Course Introduction

1) Conversational Chinese Program

Improve the ability of Chinese listening, speaking, reading and writing in an all-round way, promote the daily oral communication ability and cross-cultural communication level.

Program Duration

Session 1:July 5th - July 30th, 2021 (4 weeks)

Session 2:August 2nd - August 27th, 2021 (4 weeks)

* Available to apply for Session 1&2 at the same time

Class Schedule:

Option 1: Monday - Friday 09:00-9:30, 9:40-10:10, 10:20-10:50,

Option 2: Monday - Friday 15:00-15:30, 15:40-16:10, 16:20-16:50,

* The above is based on Beijing time

Tuition fee:

2500 RMB/ one session

Program Features:

*  Flexible learning: real-time interaction with teachers and students in class; watch the recorded video repeatedly anytime and anywhere after class; flexible school system allows students to choose class time.

*  Rich practical knowledge: diverse curriculum elements include intensive reading, speaking, practice course and expansion course, which are combined together to improve language ability in multiple dimensions and strengthen the learning effect.

*  Cultural experience: the program offers lectures on social economy and traditional folk customs to deepen students' understanding of Chinese society and culture; it also carries out cultural experience activities and online communication between Chinese and foreign students to broaden their horizons and increase the fun of learning Chinese.

*  Completion certificate: official electronic transcripts and completion certificate will be issued to students who successfully complete the course at the end of the program.

Sample of Timetable 1:

 

Mon.

Tue.

Wed.

Thu.

Fri.

9:00-9:30

9:40-10:10

Intensive reading

Intensive reading

Intensive reading

Practice course

Expansion course

10:20-10:50

Speaking

Speaking 

Speaking 

Sample of Timetable 2:

 

Mon.

Tue.

Wed.

Thu.

Fri.

15:00-15:30

15:40-16:10

Intensive reading

Intensive reading

Intensive reading

Practice course

Expansion course

16:20-16:50

Speaking 

Speaking 

Speaking 

   * In the practice course, the elementary class focuses on the training of Chinese characters and phonetics, while the intermediate and advanced classes focus on the language theme display;

* The expansion course includes extracurricular reading, audio-visual and oral training;

* The timetable above is an example, while the curriculum of each class is subject to the actual teaching arrangement.

Teaching plan:

* Level & grade: this program is divided into six levels from elementary to advanced, and the online Chinese proficiency interview will be carried out before opening the class.

* Textbook: New Target Oral Chinese Textbook series (Beijing Language and Culture University Press), electronic version.

* Cultural activities: the program offers a series of lectures on social economy and traditional folk customs, carries out a variety of cultural experience activities such as calligraphy, tea ceremony and Hanfu, as well as Chinese Show, ECNU Chinese & Foreign Youth Talk, urban campus knowledge, theme salon and other activities, carrying out an online social and cultural journey of China.

Levels

Target Students

Course Description & Objective

Level 1

This course is designed for Chinese learners of beginning level.

By taking this course, students will learn pronunciation, radicals and core characters, understand basic grammars and structures, be able to talk about some basic topics, such as greeting, talking about age, nationality, hometown, family, time and schedule, hobbies, describe a person, complete basic tasks in real life such as order food and shopping.

Level 2

This course is designed for learners of elementary level, who have already mastered 300-500 words.

By taking this course, students will know more words and grammars and how to communicate with Chinese in their daily life. A variety of topics are covered in this course, like weather and seasons, study, sports, travel, transport, etc. Students will be able to express opinions on above topics and will learn to complete more tasks in daily life such as seeing a doctor, asking for directions, checking in hotel, making an appointment.

Level 3

This course is designed for Chinese learners of intermediate-low level, who have already mastered 800-1000 words.

By taking this course, students will comprehensively improve listening, speaking, reading and writing skills, and master the strategy of communication and expression. Students will learn to talk about more topics in greater details, such as the characteristics of a person, housing, lifestyle, examination, occupations, itinerary of a trip, etc. Students will be able to make comparison and to express opinions on some social issues.

Level 4

This course is designed for Chinese learners of intermediate level, who have already mastered 1000-1300 words.

By taking this course, students will improve listening, speaking, reading and writing skills comprehensively. A variety of topics are covered in this course, such as leisure and entertainment, fashion, internet and mobile phones, private car, environment, etc., which may help students understand more about Chinese culture and society while learning the language. Students will be able to discuss different social issues, to talk about the advantage and disadvantage, and express personal opinions and attitudes on certain topics.

Level 5

This course is designed for Chinese learners of intermediate-high level, who have already mastered 1500-1800 words.

By taking this course, students will learn some complex expressions to talk about some abstract topics, in order to feel more comfortable to communicate with people in Chinese. A variety of topics are covered in this course, like happiness, pressure, entertainment, education, and so on, which may help students comprehensively improve listening, speaking, reading and writing skills and understand more about Chinese culture and society. Students will be able to talk about more abstract topics and discuss more social issues.

Level 6

This course is designed for advanced students or above.

By taking this course, students will learn more complex expressions and communication strategy to talk about different kinds of issues with ease and confidence. A variety of topics are covered in this course, like cultural conflicts, success, career, economic development, low-carbon life, etc., which can help students improve the proficiency and accuracy in Chinese communication and expression as well as understand more about Chinese culture and society. Students will be able to discuss, debate, and give speech on certain topics.

 

2) Business Chinese Program

Business and trade Chinese as the main teaching content, including enterprise introduction, banking business, recruitment, employment, benefits, enterprise team training and other topics, improve students' Chinese communication and application ability in business and career environment.

Program Duration

July 19th, 2021- August 27th, 2021 (6 weeks)

Class schedule: 

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 19:00-20:50

* The above is based on Beijing time

Tuition fee:

2500 RMB/ one session 

Program Features:

* Specially customized: customized for business men or students who take it as their career development, accumulate business vocabulary, master business work expression; teaching based on small-scale class and fine management.

* Rich courses: business activity courses include business culture, business cases, special salons, etc., with opportunities to learn about Chinese economy, corporate culture, management mode, business etiquette, etc.

* Current hot spots: choose economic hot spots, company brands and business activities with timeliness and authenticity as teaching cases.

* Business salon: invite experts and professors to open economic lectures for students, carry out business theme salon, discuss social hot spots, economic trends, market development, enterprise management and other topics in the form of workshop, so as to provide broader exchange platform for students.

* Completion certificate: official electronic transcripts and completion certificate will be issued to students who successfully complete the course at the end of the program.

Timetable

 

Mon.

Tue.

Thu.

19:00-19:30

19:40-20:10

20:20-20:50

Comprehensive

Business Chinese

Comprehensive

Business Chinese

Business Activities / Business Culture / Business Case

 Teaching plan:

* Level & grade: set up the advanced class of business Chinese, which requires applicants’ Chinese language level to be equivalent to HSK5 or above; carry out online Chinese level interview before opening the class.

* Textbook: New Silk Road Business Chinese series (Peking University Press), electronic version. 

Levels

Target Students

Course Description & Objective

Pre-advanced

 

Suitable for intermediate and advanced level Chinese learners or business people with a language level equivalent to HSK5

It covers eight kinds of practical business topics, such as company registration, banking business, enterprise investment promotion, staff management, team training, brand marketing, etc. Through learning, students can improve their ability to use Chinese flexibly and effectively in business situations to complete more business work.

Advanced

 

Suitable for advanced level Chinese learners or business people with a language level equivalent to HSK6

It covers eight kinds of practical business topics, such as marketing, corporate profits, advertising, business exhibition, trade negotiation, company signing, etc. Through learning, students can improve their ability to use Chinese with more confidence to engage in business work and successfully complete a variety of business tasks.

2. How to apply?

* Apply online: http://lxsapply.ecnu.edu.cn/

* Application documents required: Passport photocopy

* Application fee: 200 RMB

* Age requirement: 16-55 years old

* Application materials and application fees are not refundable once submitted.

* Classes will be open with more than 6 students of each level. Whether the class will be started depends on the specific situation and the number of students enrolled.

3. Application Deadline

The 1st session of Conversational Chinese: June 18, 2021

The 2nd session of Conversational Chinese: July 16, 2021

Business Chinese: July 1, 2021

(You will be informed by email once the application is successful.)

4. How to pay?

After taking the online placement test, login to the online application system to pay the online tuition fee within the given time.

5. Refund Rules

The first week is a free trial period and you can apply for a full refund within the first week. We will not accept refund requests after the first week of classes.

6. Visa & Accommodation

Study visa and on-campus accommodation will not be provided for the online summer program.

7. Contact Us

Program Officer: Xin Chen 

Tel: +86-21-62233217

Email: xchen@gec.ecnu.edu.cn

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