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VARIOUS LEVELS OF CHINESE COURSES IN USP

A non-profit organization, the Confucius Institute at USP, is offering various levels of Chinese (Standard Chinese) courses in 2017, and will meet different demands from individuals, businesses, schools, government departments and NGOs. Different levels of credit courses (LL181, LL281and LL381) and social courses are here for your selection. As a public institution affiliated with the Chinese Ministry of Education, Confucius Institute is committed to providing Chinese language and cultural teaching resources and services worldwide. We also offer Confucius Institute Scholarship to support some USP students and recommend excellent students to apply for the Chinese government scholarship.

Teaching content

The social courses for beginners focus on basic daily communication skills of Chinese - listening and speaking. It includes pronunciation and the most practical communication tasks needed in daily life. The intermediate courses cover a more extensive range of topics and concentrate on developing the language competence. The advanced courses enables students to communicate in greater depth and demonstrate an awareness and understanding of the perspectives of people from other cultures. The credit courses will not only focus on the conversational skills of Chinese, but its structure and usage. We also provide distinctive cultural workshops for students, such as Tea Ceremony, Chinese Ink Painting, Chinese Song Singing, and Cooking during the semester.

Expected results

A certificate indicating language levels of Chinese will be issued upon your successful completion of the social class course. 

Students can choose to attend an internationally recognized Chinese language proficiency test (HSK). Please consult CI for detailed information.

Excellent students will be nominated for the Chinese Bridge Competition in China.

Due date   

The beginning day of each class (First come first serve)

Contact  us 

Mr Ilaisa Senimoli or Ms. Mei Luo, tel: 323 1805; 

Email: uspci@usp.ac.fj

Please also find us on Facebook: Confucius Institute at the University of the South Pacific.

Others

Credit courses refer to the USP Calendar 2017 for the course details and fee schedule. 

Social courses fee: FJ$ 200

Applicants are required successfully complete former levels, or otherwise approved by the teachers.

Application forms can be downloaded from the website: www.usp.ac.fj/ci or obtain from the Confucius Institute at USP office. 

Program Specifics for Chinese Courses

Credit class: from Jul 10th 2017 ( USP Calendar)

Code

   Course Name

Target students

Standard

Day

Time

Venue

 

LL181

 

Chinese Language I

Beginner

HSK I

 

 

USP Laucala Campus

LL281

Chinese Language II

Finish LL181 or similar level

HSK  II

 

 

USP Laucala Campus

LL381

Chinese Language III

Finish LL281 or similar level

HSK III

 

 

USP Laucala Campus

Social class: Jul 8thNov 4th, 2017 (17 weeks)

Classes

Day

Time

Venue

Beginner 1                

 

Monday(class 1)

Wednesday(class 2)

Thursday(class 3)

Saturday(class 4)

 

6pm-8pm(class 1)

6pm-8pm(class 2)

10am-12pm(class 3)

3pm-5pm(class 4)

USP Laucala Campus

Beginner 2           

 

Monday(class 1)

Tuesday(class 2)

Thursday(class 3)

Saturday(class 4)

 

10am-12pm(class 1)

6pm-8pm(class 2)

6pm-8pm(class 3)

3pm-5pm(class 4)

USP Laucala Campus

Beginner 3

 

Monday(class 1)

Tuesday(class 2)

Saturday(class 3)

 

6pm-8pm(class 1)

10am-12pm(class 2)

3pm-5pm(class 3)

USP Laucala Campus

Intermediate 1

 

Wednesday(class 1)

Saturday(class 2)

 

10am-12pm(class 1)

3pm-5pm(class 2)

USP Laucala Campus

Intermediate 2

Tuesday(class1)

Saturday(class 2)

6pm-8pm(class 1)

3pm-5pm(class 2)

USP Laucala Campus

Intermediate 3

Tuesday

6pm-8pm

USP Laucala Campus

Intermediate 4        

Thursday

6pm-8pm

USP Laucala Campus

Intermediate 5

Wednesday

6pm-8pm

USP Laucala Campus

Intermediate 6

Thursday

6pm-8pm

USP Laucala Campus

Advanced 1

Wednesday

10am-12pm

USP Laucala Campus

 Time may be rescheduled according to the enrollment numbers.

 

For USP Staff Laucala

Course in Chinese Language

(USP Laucala Campus Staff Only)
欢迎您来学汉语

 

 

The Confucius Institute at USP is offering a Chinese training course of 10-hour-one-session for USP staff. You are welcome to join us for a Chinese learning journey.

Different levels of the courses will start from 18 September 2017. The course for beginners focuses on basic daily social communication skills of Chinese Language - listening and speaking. It starts with Chinese pronunciation, and includes the most practical communication tasks needed to meet the basic requirements of daily life in China. The intermediate course is a continuation of the beginners. It covers a more extensive range of topics and concentrates on developing the skills of language speaking, listening, basic reading and writing.

In the beginner's course, students will learn:

 

  • Chinese Phonetics of  Pinyin;
  • How to greet each other and introduce yourself in Chinese;
  • Numbers and time;
  • Seasons and weather;

The Intermediate course learners will learn:

  • Express likes and dislikes;
  • How to talk about family, occupations and age;
  • How to ask price and talk about money;
  • How to bargain;
  • How to express the size and color, etc.

 

Venue

USP LAUCALA CAMPUS

DETAILS

BEGINNER

INTERMEDIATE

Course Length

5 weeks

5 weeks

Fee

FJD $30

FJD $30

Day

Monday & Wednesday

Tuesday & Thursday

Time

12-1pm

12-1pm

Venue

CI-USP Classroom

CI-USP Classroom

 

Application form can be obtained from CI-USP office or download here: 

Due date for all Applications: 18 September, 2017 (First come first served).  Classes will start on 18 September, 2017.

For more information, please contact Mr Ilaisa Senimoli or Ms. Mei Fong Luo. tel: 323 1805 or 323 1804; email: uspci(at)usp.ac.fj

Lautoka campus

 

             

Various Levels of Courses in the Chinese Language

The Confucius Institute at USP, is offering various levels of Chinese (Standard Chinese) courses at Lautoka Campus USP in 2017, and will meet different demands from individuals, businesses, schools, government departments and NGOs. Different levels of credit courses (LL181/281/381) and social courses are here for your selection. The social courses for beginners focus on basic daily social communication skills of Chinese - listening and speaking. It includes pronunciation and the most practical communication tasks needed in daily life. The intermediate courses are a continuation of the beginners’ level, which cover a more extensive range of topics and concentrate on developing the language competence. The advanced courses are a continuation of the intermediate level which enables students to communicate in greater depth and demonstrate an awareness and understanding of the perspectives of people from other cultures. The credit courses will focus not only on the conversational skills of Chinese, but on its structure and usage. We also provide distinctive cultural workshops for students, such as Tea Ceremony, Chinese Calligraphy, Chinese dancing, and Cooking during the semester. 

Chinese Course for Social Students

Two hours per week, Rate: FJD200 each course

Chinese Course –Beginner I                          8th Jul.—4th Nov. ( 17 weeks, 34 hours )

class 1

Tuesday

6pm-8pm

class 2

Saturday

12pm-2pm

class 3

Saturday

5pm-7pm

Chinese Course –Beginner II                          8th Jul.—4th Nov. ( 17 weeks, 34 hours )

class 1

Saturday

9am-11am

Chinese Course –Beginner III                         8th Jul.—4th Nov. ( 17 weeks , 34 hours)

class 1

Thursday

6pm-8pm

Chinese Course –Intermediate I                          8th Jul.—4th Nov. ( 17 weeks, 34 hours)

class 1

Wednesday

6pm-8pm

Chinese Course – Intermediate IV                          8th Jul.—4th Nov. ( 17 weeks , 34 hours)

class 1

Saturday

2pm-4pm

 Time may be rescheduled according to the enrollment numbers.

Due date: 8th of July 2017 (First come first served)

Applicants are required to successfully complete former levels, or otherwise approved by the teachers.

A certificate indicating language levels of Chinese will be issued upon your successful completion of the social class course. 

Credit Course 

From 10th of July (refer to the USP Calendar 2017 for the course details and fee schedule)

Code

   Course Name

Target students

Standard

Day

Time

Venue

 

LL181

 

Chinese Language I

Beginner

HSK I

 

 

USP Lautoka Campus

LL281

Chinese Language II

Finish LL181 or similar level

HSK II

 

 

USP Lautoka Campus

LL381

Chinese Language III

Finish LL281 or similar level

HSK III

 

 

USP Lautoka Campus

Excellent students will be nominated for the Chinese Bridge Competition in China.

In-house Training Course for Hotels and Companies

We can offer an in-house training of Chinese language course for Fijian companies with a business relationship to China and Chinese. The program aims to introduce the learners to Chinese language, culture and some customs, helping them solve the problems that may occur in work. It will not only introduce learners to basic Chinese conversations and culture, but also improve listening and speaking skills of Chinese language in work scenarios.

By the end of this program, the learners will be able to:

 

  • Consolidate the language knowledge in the last training course.
  • Improve listening and speaking abilities especially in work scenarios.
  • Have a better understanding of Chinese culture and customs.

You can contact us at any time to discuss about this course.

Application forms can be downloaded from the website: www.usp.ac.fj/ci or obtain from the Confucius Institute at USP Lautoka Campus front desk. 

 

Contact us:  

Ms. Teresa Ali; Tel: 6666800; email: ali_t@usp.ac.fj or usplautoka@usp.ac.fj

Ms. Guishuang Yang; Tel: 6666800-1221; 8056116; Email: yang.guishuang@usp.ac.fj

Mr. Jie Huang; Tel: 6666800-1221; Email: jie.huang@usp.ac.fj

Website: www.usp.ac.fj/ci 

Facebook: Confucius Institute at the University of the South Pacific

 

 

 

Emalus campus

Various Levels of Chinese Language Courses in the USP—Emalus Campus

(nǐ)  (hǎo)

 A nonprofit organization, the Confucius Classroom at Emalus Campus USP (CC-USP) was established in 2014, which has completed 5 semesters’ Chinese language courses and one semester credits course. Fourteen students have been sent to visit China. We offer Confucius Institute Scholarships to support some USP students and are authorized by the Chinese Embassy to select and recommend excellent students to apply for the Chinese government scholarship.  

Courses:

USP Credit Course (LL181, LL282, LL381)

Two 2-hour class sessions plus one 1-hour tutorial. 5 hours per week. Refer to the USP Calendar 2017 for the course details and fee schedule. (Details can be read from the website: www.usp.ac.fj/ci  and Facebook)

Chinese Courses for Social Students

Start from 8th, July. 2017. 17 weeks. 2 hours per week. ≤ 15 students.  VT11, 200.

Chinese Courses for kids

Start from 22nd, July, 2017. 14 weeks. Once a week. Two periods each time. 35 minutes per period, and a 5 minutes break. VT7,000.

 Teaching Content:

  1. To learn Chinese daily conversation, grammar, characters, in order to better communicate with Chinese;
  2. To experience and understand rich Chinese culture, such as tea culture and food culture, etc.

Expected Results:

  1. A certificate indicating language levels of Chinese will be issued upon completion of the course. 
  2. Students can choose to attend an internationally recognized Chinese language proficiency test (HSK). Please consult CC for detailed information.
  3. Excellent students will be recommended for excursions to China or Chinese scholarships. 

Application Forms can be downloaded here or obtained from the Student Administrative Services (SASS) of USP Emalus Campus. 

Due Date: The beginning day of each class (First come first served) 

Contact Us:  

MS. Naomi Bolenga Email: naomi.bolenga(at)vanuatu.usp.ac.fj Tel: 22748 - 119   

Ms. Xiaoning Lu Emaillu_x(at)usp.ac.fj; Mr.Jianjun Chang, Email: Jianjun Chang@usp.ac.fj;

Website: www.usp.ac.fj/ci

Facebook: Confucius Institute at the University of the South Pacific

Program Specifics for Chinese Courses 

 

                                      From July 10th , 2017 ( USP Calendar)

Code

   Course Name

Target students

Standard

Day

Time

 

LL181

 

 

Chinese Language

 

Beginner

 

HSK

Wednesday

  3pm-4pm

Thursday

   9am-11am

Friday

9am – 11am

 

LL281

 

Chinese Language

 

Finish LL181 or similar level

 

HSK

Wednesday

   3pm-4pm

Thursday

9am – 11am

Friday

9am – 11am

 

LL381

 

Chinese Language

 

Finish LL281 or similar level

HSK -

Monday

9am-11am

Tuesday

9am – 11am

Wednesday

2-pm – 3pm

July 8th Oct. 28th,  2017 (17 weeks)     ≤ 15 students

Classes

Day

Time

Rate

Venue

Beginner 1                

Tuesday

5:30pm-7:30pm

11,200VT

Confucius classroom

Beginner 2

Wednesday

5:30Pm-7:30Pm

11,200VT

Confucius classroom

Beginner 3

Tuesday

5:30pm-7:30pm

11,200VT

Confucius classroom

Intermediate 3

 Thursday

4:00pm-6:00pm

11,200VT

   Confucius classroom

                                    July 22thOct. 21th,  2017 (14weeks)         ≤ 15 students

Classes

Day

Time

Rate

Venue

Kindergarten 2

Saturday

2:00pm-3:15pm

7,000VT

Confucius classroom

Beginner 2

Saturday

2:00pm-3:15pm

7,000VT

Confucius classroom

Elementary 2

Saturday

8:30am-9:45am

7,000VT

Confucius classroom

Time may be rescheduled according to the enrollment.

Cook Islands campus

Chinese Language Courses at USP Cook Islands Campus

欢迎你来南太平洋大学库克群岛校区学汉语

 The Confucius Institute at USP is offering the following courses at USP Cook Islands Campus the 2nd semester of 2017. For Social Beginner 1 and Credit Course LL181, you don’t need to have prior knowledge of Chinese language. For other courses, you are required to complete former levels or show relevant level of Chinese language skills. In-house training for a specific purpose can be negotiated with us. 

Social Chinese courses 

Two hours per week for 17 weeks. (8th July. – 3th Nov. 2017).  Rate: NZ$180

 

 

Level

Class

Day

Time

Beginner 1

 Class 1

Tuesday

4:30 pm -6:30 pm

 Class 2

Friday

9:00 am-11:00 am

Class 3

Saturday

2:00 pm-4:00 pm

Beginner 2

Class 1

Wednesday

 9:30 am -11:30 am

Class 2

Saturday

9:00 am-11:00 am

Intermediate 1

Class 1

Monday

4:30 pm-6:30 pm

Intermediate 2

Class 1

Wednesday

4:30 pm-6:30 pm

Time may be rescheduled according to the student numbers.

A certificate indicating language level of Chinese attained will be issued upon your successful completion of the courses. 

Enrolments closes before courses start.

USP Credit Courses 

Two 2-hour face-to-face lectures plus one 1-hour tutorial per week for 17 weeks, 10th July –5th Nov. 2017. Refer to the USP Calendar 2017 for the course details and fee. 

Level

Session

Day

Time

LL181

Session 1

Thursday

4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Session 2

Saturday

9:00 am -11:00 am

Tutorial

Monday

9:00 am – 10: 00 am

LL281

Session 1

Tuesday

4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Session 2

Friday

4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Tutorial

Thursday

10:00 am – 11: 00 am

LL381

Session 1

Monday

4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Session 2

Wednesday

8:00 am -10:00 am

Tutorial

Thursday

10:00 am – 11: 00 am

 

 

 Contact us for an application form

  • Ms. Tureheni File; Phone: +682 29415, Email: tureneni.file@usp.ac.fj
  • Ms. Xiaoning Lu; Phone: +682 29415, Email: xiaoning.lu@usp.ac.fj
  • Mr. Hongfei Li; Phone: +682 29415, Email: hongfei.li@usp.ac.fj

Website: www.usp.ac.fj/ci

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