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Welcome to the Confucius Institute Chinese Language Class


  • CI 101: Beginning Chinese.
Our introductory class in Chinese takes place in a casual atmosphere. No background or experience in Chinese is necessary. The class will begin with basic characters and words and progress to sentences useful in daily life. Hands-on activities are planned to enhance the learning experience.
  • CI 102: Intermediate Chinese.
For students who already have a basic understanding of Chinese, the intermediate class builds upon and enhances the learner's speaking and active listening skills. The atmosphere is casual and hands-on activities are planned to expand upon the learning experience.
  • CI103: Advanced Chinese.

For students already have progressed beyond the intermediate level of Chinese, the advanced class continous to build upon the learner's speaking and conversational skills as well as recognizing basic Chinese characters. 


Summer 2018 Chinese Language Class Schedule (5/29–7/5)

Class Time Classroom
Beginning Chinese (CI 101) Tuesdays & Thursdays 2:30–3:50pm Humanities 3016
 Intermediate Chinese (CI 102)  Mondays & Wednesdays 2:30–3:50pm Humanities 3015
Advanced Chinese (CI103) Mondays & Wednesdays 4:00–5:20pm Humanities 3019


Please Read:

  • Early Bird Registration (Register before May 20):  $100 
    General Registration (Register after May 20):  $200 
    Returning Students: eligible for full tuition scholarship.
    Payments are non-refundable.
  • To ensure teaching quality, CI 102, and CI 103 have capacity restriction of 15 students. CI 101-1 are limited to 22 students. Your registration will be confirmed only after we receive your payment. Payment in CASH should be made to the Confucius Institute Main Office (Room 104a, Charles B. Wang Center, Stony Brook University) within 7 days of registration. We are open from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm, Mondays through Fridays. 
  • Chinese language classes offered by the Confucius Institute are non-credit classes. Textbook can be purchased in the Confucius Institute Main Office. For detailed class information, please email Prof. Ming Wu at




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