2015 Chinese Language Program at SMU

Length of Study
Long-term Program:
one semester (four months or above in length); Program includes five-day, three-day courses etc. Spring Semester starts in February and Fall Semester starts in September.
Short-term Program: 2 -18weeks/half-semester or above in length; Program includes five-day, three-day courses etc.

Courses
Chinese Language Course: from Level 1 to level 8, altogether 8 levels including intensive reading, extensive reading, listening, speaking, writing, newspaper reading and HSK etc. (Pls refer to the following two tables.).
Elective Courses Offered for Free: Calligraphy, Kungfu, Chinese Culture, Tourisim in China,Chinese Paper Cutting etc.
Serial Lectures on Chinese Culture
 

Comprehensive Chinese Courses (Table I)

Courses

5-day Long-term Program

5-day Short-term Program

Levels Available Level 1 - level 8 Level 1 - level 8
Duration Feb.-Jun.
Sep.-Jan.
Feb.-Jun.
Sep.-Jan.
4 weeks+
Application Deadline 20th Feb.
10th Sep.
Join the class at any time
Class Time 9:05 - 12:15 Mon.- Fri.
20 class hours /week
9:05 - 12:15 Mon.- Fri.
20 class hours /week
Tuition(CNY) ¥8,000 Yuan ¥2,800 Yuan for the first month;
¥600 Yuan for each additional week

 ★ Comprehensive Chinese Courses - Improve your Chinese comprehensively through reading, writing, listening, & speaking
 

Practical Chinese Courses (Table II)

Courses

3-day Long-term Program

3-day Short-term Program

Levels Available Level 1 - level 8 Level 1 - level 8
Duration Feb.-Jun.
Sep.-Jan.
Feb.-Jun.
Sep.-Jan.
Join the class at any time
Application Deadline 20th Feb.
10th Sep.
Class Time 9:05-12:15
Mon., Wed., Fri.
12 class hours/week
9:05-12:15
Mon., Wed., Fri.
12 class hours /week
Tuition(CNY) ¥6,600 Yuan ¥2,200 Yuan for the first month;
¥500 Yuan for each additional week
 

Practical Chinese Courses - Improve your daily communication skills by concentrating on speaking and listening

Class Period and Size
1 class hours= 45 minutes. Class size: Minimum 5 students, average is about 20.
Holidays: Academic Calendar will follow the national legal holidays of China.

Application Period
Long-term program:
Spring Semester application starts from September and Fall Semester starts from February.
Short-term Program: The application is accepted all over the year.

Eligibility
Applicants should be over 18 and under 50 years old and in good health.

Application Documents
Application Form for International Students at Shanghai Maritime University
Photocopy of passport.
Passport photos (in size of 4cm * 3cm).

★ All documents are not returnable.

Payment
Tuition and Related fees
Registration fee:
CNY400 /person
Tuition: refer to table I and table II
Textbook: CNY200-300 /person based on Chinese level
Accommodation: CNY40/ person/day
Tuition Fee Discount
10% discount from the start of the second semester for the student who have chosen the Long-term Comprehensive Chinese Course (Intensive) for two consecutive semesters; No registration fee for students currently attending Shanghai Maritime University; RMB400 discount for one immediate family member who registers for the same semester.
Completion
You will receive a Completion Certificate issued by IEC after you finish the required class hours and pass the exams.