Confucius Institute

Confucius Institute

Conversational Mandarin Courses

Laucala Campus

            汉 语

VARIOUS LEVELS OF CHINESE COURSES IN USP

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A non-profit organization, the Confucius Institute at USP, is offering various levels of Chinese (Standard Chinese) courses in 2018, and will meet different demands from individuals, businesses, schools, government departments and NGOs. Different levels of credit courses (LL181, LL281, LL381 and LL382) 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

  1. A certificate indicating language levels of Chinese will be issued upon your successful completion of the social class course.
  2. Students can choose to take an internationally recognized Chinese language proficiency test (HSK). Please consult CI for detailed information.
  3. 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 

    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.Address: Estate and Infrastructure, Middle Campus of USP

    Others

    Credit courses refer to the USP Calendar 2018 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.

    Download Application form or obtained from the Confucius Institute at Estate and Infrastructure, Middle Campus of USP.

    Program Specifics for Chinese Courses

     

    Credit Class; from Jul 9th 2018 (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

    Complete LL181 or similar level

    HSK II

    USP Laucala Campus

    LL381

    Chinese Language III

    Complete LL281 or similar level

    HSK III

    USP Laucala Campus

    LL382

    Chinese for Business

    Complete LL381 or similar level

    HSK IV

    USP Laucala Campus

    LL181 Online

    Chinese Languagae I

    Beginner

    HSK I

    Online

    Social Class: Jul 14th - Oct 26th, 2018 (15 weeks)

    Classes

    Day

    Time

    Venue

    Beginner 1

    Saturday(class 1)
    Monday (class 2)
    Thursday (class 3)

    1-3pm (Class 1)
    10am-12pm (Class 2)
    3-5pm (Class 3)

    USP Middle Campus

    Beginner 2

    Saturday (class 1)
    Wednesday (class 2)

    3-5pm (Class 1) 
    6pm-8pm (Class 2)

    USP Middle Campus

    Beginner 3

    Tuesday

    6pm-8pm

    USP Middle Campus

    Intermediate 1

    Thursday

    6pm-8pm

    USP Middle Campus

    Intermediate 2

    Monday

    6pm-8pm

    USP Middle Campus

    Intermediate 3

    Saturday (class 1)

    Wednesday (class2)

    3pm-5pm (class 1)

    10pm-12pm (class 2)

    USP Middle Campus

    Intermediate 4

    Wednesday

    6pm-8pm

    USP Middle Campus

    Intermediate 5

    Tuesday

    6pm-8pm

    USP Middle Campus

    Intermediate 6

    Monday

    6pm-8pm

    USP Middle Campus

    Advanced 1

    Thursday

    6pm-8pm

    USP Middle Campus

    Advanced 2

    Monday

    3pm-5pm

    USP Middle Campus

    Children Class

    Saturday

    1pm-3pm

     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 20 August 2018. 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;
    • How to introduce yourself in Chinese;
    • Numbers and time.

    The Intermediate course, students will learn:

     

    • How to ask price and talk about money;
    • How to bargain;
    • How to express the size and color, etc.
    • How to order food, make requests and pay the bill.

    A certificate of participation indicating the total learning hours and language levels will be given upon your successful completion of the course.

    BEGINNERS COURSE    

    Venue: USP Middle Campus;      
    Course length: 10 weeks;       
    Fee: FJD $30.00;
    Day: Monday         
    Time: 12pm- 1pm 
    Venue:  CI-USP Classroom      
     

    INTERMEDIATE COURSE

    Venue: USP Middle Campus;
    Course length: 10 weeks;
    Fee: FJD $30.00;
    Day: Wednesday
    Time: 12pm- 1pm 
    Venue: CI-USP Classroom

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

    Due date for all Applications: 20 August, 2018 (First come first served).  Classes will start on 20 August, 2018.

    For more information, please contact Ms. Mei Fong Luo. tel: 323 1805 or 323 1804 or Ms. Akanisi Antonio. tel: 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 2018, and will meet different demands from individuals, businesses, schools, government departments and NGOs. Different levels of credit courses (LL181/LL281/LL381/LL382) 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 

    COURSE TYPE

    DAY

    TIME

    VENUE

    Beginner I – Class 1

    Saturday

    2pm – 4pm

    USP Lautoka Campus

    Beginner I – Class 2

    Tuesday

    6pm – 8pm

    USP Lautoka Campus

    Beginner II – Class 1

    Saturday

    10am – 12am

    USP Lautoka Campus

    Beginner II – Class 2

    Monday

    6pm – 8pm

    USP Lautoka Campus

    Beginner III

    Wednesday

    6pm – 8pm

    USP Lautoka Campus

    Reading & Writing I

    Thursday

    6pm – 8pm

    USP Lautoka Campus

    Course Length: 14th July to 26th October 2018 (15 weeks). 
    Course Rate: FJD200.
    Due date: 13th of July 2018 (First come first served)

    Please Note: 

     

    1. If you prefer to attend the class another day in the week, please contact CI-USP staff. Contact information is attached at the end.
    2. Applicants are required to have successfully completed former level(s). Otherwise approved by the teachers.
    3. Reading & Writing I Course only applies to students who have completed Beginner II Course. 
    4. A certificate indicating the level of Chinese language you have reached will be issued upon your successful completion of the corresponding course.

     

    Elective Course for USP Students
    (Commencing date and fees will be referred to the USP Calendar 2018)

    Code

    Course

    Target students

    Standard

    Day

    Time

    Venue

    LL181

    Chinese Language I

    Beginners

    HSK 1

     

     

    USP  Lautoka Campus

    LL281

    Chinese Language II

    Have finished LL181 or a similar level

    HSK 2

     

     

    USP Lautoka Campus

    LL381

    Chinese Language III

    Have finished LL281 or a similar level

    HSK 3

     

     

    USP Lautoka Campus

    LL382

    Chinese Language

    Have finished LL381 or similar level

    HSK 4

     

     

    USP Lautoka Campus

    LL181

    Online

    Chinese Language I

    (Online)

    Beginners

    HSK 1

     

     

    Online

    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 may contact us at any time to discuss about this course.

    Download Application form here or obtain from the Confucius Institute at USP Lautoka Campus front desk. 

    Contact us:  

    Ms. Teresa Ali; Tel: 6666800; email: ali_t(at)usp.ac.fj or usplautoka(at)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 
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    Emalus campus

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

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    A nonprofit organization, the Confucius Classroom at Emalus Campus USP (CC-USP) was established in 2014, which has completed 6 semesters’ Chinese language courses and 3 semesters’ credit courses. Fourteen students have been sent to visit China. We offer Chinese Ambassador’s 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, L382)

    Two 2-hour class sessions plus one 1-hour tutorial. 5 hours per week. Refer to the USP Calendar 2018 for the course details and fee schedule. 

    Chinese Courses for Social Students

    Start from Feb. 5, 2018. 17 weeks. 2 hours per week. ≤ 15 students.  VT 11,200.

    Chinese Courses for kids

    Start from February. 24, 2018. 14 weeks. Once a week. Two periods each time. ≤ 10 students. VT 7,000.

    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 

     

    1. Application form
    2. Application form for Kids
    3. The Chinese Ambassador's Scholarship Application form

    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. Xiaoshi Wang, Email: xiaoshi.wang(at)usp.ac.fj; Mr.Jianjun Chang, Email: chang_j(at)usp.ac.fj;

    Website: www.usp.ac.fj/ci

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    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

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    School of Language Arts and Media
    Faculty of Arts and Law
    The University of the South Pacific
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