Introduction to Chinese Language Training Course
Introduction to Chinese Language Training Course
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With remarkable expansion of the number of foreign students coming to the university, GDUT provides a wide range of Chinese language programs on various levels of learning and training on the main campus located in Dongfeng Road, in downtown Guangzhou. The teaching group consists of experienced and conscientious academic staffs. Students are expected to improve Chinese proficiency at the end of each program with a closer look into the tradition and custom, to communicate with native Chinese, and to obtain sufficient skills and knowledge in the areas of HSK Tests. In addition, special-designed course work tailored to the needs of certain students may also be provided and arranged. GDUT thus, with pride and confidence, invites you to share and support its strong commitment to the dual goals of offering access to Chinese language learning and training combined with academic quality.  

♦ Prospective student

Students seeking admission to one of these programs MUST:

1. Abide by the laws of China, and observe all regulations of the university.

2. In good health, and age 12 to 65, demonstrating an ability to pursue Chinese language studies successfully.

3. Have received junior high school certificate or the equivalent.

4. Belong to one of the following groups:

The overseas Chinese, foreign teachers and experts, foreign students, foreign working staffs. or students from Hong Kong SAR and Macau SAR. Previous Chinese language studies experience is NOT a MUST to apply these programs.

♦ Course Aims

To acquaint students with the essentials of Chinese language, including consonants, vowels, intonation, pronunciation, Chinese character writing, commonly used vocabulary and basic grammar.

To develop student's ability in listening, speaking, writing and translating, and prepare students both linguistically and culturally for daily contact with Chinese people. To promote the ability to successfully pass the HSK Test.

♦ Class and Course

  1. Full-time Classes

1). Short-term class

Duration of study: 1 Month, 3Months

Time of study: 4 hours per day and 5 days per week (Monday-Friday).

Morning: 8:30-12:00               Afternoon: 13:30-16:30

Class

Candidates

Aim of Training

Courses

Remarks

Rudimentary Class

For foreign students who have never studied Chinese before

To enable students to grasp basic skills of pinyin, tones; to grasp the common Chinese vocabulary and Chinese characters; to master the Chinese grammars; to enable them for their basic living, studying and social intercourse

Premier Chinese Reading, Audio-Visual Chinese, Chinese Characters

We also open some optional classes for students, such as: Chinese Painting, Chinese folk songs & music, Martial Arts etc.

HSK Test Training class

for foreign students who have studied Chinese before

To intensify the skills for HSK test, to help students pass the examination easily

single item' training for HSK

2). Long-term classes

Duration of study: half a year, 1 year, 2 years or more

Time of study: 4-6 hours per day and 5 days per week (Monday-Friday).

Morning: 8:30-12:00     Afternoon: 13:30-16:30

Class

Candidates

Compulsory Courses

Elective Courses

Elementary Chinese(1)

for foreign students who have studied little Chinese, i.e. for beginners;

Basic Chinese intensive reading; Chinese listening comprehension for beginners; basic Chinese reading; Chinese Characters; Basic oral Chinese, etc.

Chinese Painting, Chinese Calligraphy, Chinese folk songs & music, Martial Arts, Chinese History & Geography, Survey of  China, Computerized Information Processing, Cantonese, etc.

Elementary Chinese(2)

for students who have studied Chinese language for 4-6 months, or as an equivalent to HSK Grade 2;

Intermediate Chinese(1)

for students who have studied Chinese language for 10-12 months, or as an equivalent to HSK Grade 3;

Intermediate Chinese intensive reading, Intermediate Chinese extensive reading, Intermediate spoken Chinese, basic Chinese writing .Chinese grammar, etc.

Intermediate Chinese(2)

for students who have studied Chinese language for 16-18 months, or as an equivalent to HSK Grade 4;

Advanced Chinese(1)

for students who have studied Chinese language for 2 years, or as an equivalent to the level of HSK Grade 5; Advanced Chinese (1) is equivalent to the level of the third academic year of a four year study.

Advanced Chinese, Audio-Visual Chinese, Advanced Chinese extensive reading, Survey of China, An Introduction to Chinese culture, Business Chinese, etc.

Advanced Chinese(2)

for students who have studied Chinese language for 2 years, or as an equivalent to the level of HSK Grade 6; Advanced Chinese (1) is equivalent to the level of the fourth academic year of a four year study.

Notes:

1). The long-term class students should attend a class-dividing test. We have examinations twice a semester, and the test result will decide which class you are in.

2). If students complete their lessons within the period of study, certificate will be granted.

3). Students have the right to choose the classes and courses according to their own interest and language levels.    

2. Part-time Classes

This program is suited for employees of the foreign companies, experts and foreign teachers.

Class

Time of study

Candidates

Courses

Afternoon class
14:00--16:00

Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday

for foreigners who have never learned Chinese before

Elementary comprehensive Chinese, Audio-Visual Chinese

Night class
19:00--21:00

Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday

Weekend class
9:00--12:00

Every Saturday and Sunday

for foreigners who have studied a little Chinese

Elementary comprehensive Chinese, Audio-Visual Chinese and speaking

♦ Fees and Charges

Tuition Fees

Duration of Courses

Tuition   Fees

1 Month

RMB 2300

3 Month

RMB 6000

1 Semester

RMB 8000

1 year

RMB 16000

Accommodation Fees

Room

Facilities

Fees

Single room

Balcony, Toilet, Air-conditioner, TV set, Telephone, public washing machines, Computer table, Writing Desk, Wardrobe, Bed, internet access etc.

1000 RMB / month

Double room

Balcony, Toilet, Air-conditioner, TV set, Telephone, public washing machines, Computer table, Writing Desk, Wardrobe, Bed, internet access etc.

1200 -1500RMB / month

four-people room

Balcony, Computer table, Writing Desk, Wardrobe, Bed , internet access etc

1500 RMB / year
(If single,6000RMB/year, if double,3000RMB/year)

Notes:

1. Application fee: 400RMB (NOT REFUNDABLE).

2. Cafeteria: Campus cafeteria serves a variety of Chinese food everyday, about RMB 15 / day /person.

3. Teaching Materials: according to the book price

4. Residence Visa Fee: will be charged according to specific standard.

Any likely changes to the abovementioned fees are subject to the exchange rate of Bank of China.

♦ Admission Requirements

To apply for any of Chinese language study programs, submit the following information:

1. Application Form for Admission to GDUT, which is available from our website or can also be downloaded: Application Form for Chinese Language Study (Click to download)

2. Two passport photographs and copy of passport.

3. A photocopy of the highest academic or degree certificates.

4. Application fees and tuitions upon matriculation.

Notes:

Passport may be examined during matriculation. Group application should be submitted one month in advance.

♦ Application Procedures

With Admission Letter issued by GDUT and Form JW202, applicants may arrange visa application procedures at any Chinese embassies or consulates.


To receive applications for admission, please contact:

Center of International Cultural Education

GuangdongUniversityof Technology

No. 729 Dongfeng Dong Road,

Yuexiu District, Guangzhou

P.R China

Post Code: 510006

Tel: + 86 20 37626172, 37626237

Fax: + 86 20 37626171

Email: liubo@gdut.edu.cn, jacy039@gdut.edu.cn, yujing@gdut.edu.cn,luoqiong@gdut.edu.cn, liuzhaoxi@gdut.edu.cn