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Confucius Institute Events
(January 1 - July 31, 2014)



Time,  Venue & Contact

Chinese New Year Celebration

Chinese learners from Confucius Institute and local schools present a variety show about Chinese culture

February 8, 2:30pm, UTD Alexander Clark Center,

Non-credit Chinese language/culture courses

Elementary Chinese I, Elementary Chinese II, Intermediate Chinese, Advanced Chinese, Conversational Chinese, Business Chinese, Chinese Painting, Chinese Calligraphy
(Classes are open to register year-round)

Weekday evenings or Saturday mornings, Room to be announced

Chinese Language Proficiency Tests: HSK, YCT, BCT

Standard tests to assess Chinese language proficiency of non-native speakers: HSK (Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi), BCT(Business Chinese Test), YCT(Youth Chinese Test)

HSK: 3/16, 5/10 (registration deadline 2/17,4/13),
YCT: 5/24 (registration deadline4/27),
BCT: 6/15 (registration deadline 5/19),
Rooms to be announced,


Dr. Haun Saussy: Translation in the First Centuries of Chinese Buddhism: The Problem of Local Equivalents

3/6, 7:30pm,  Jonsson Performance Hall

2014 North Texas Chinese Speech Contest

A contest for all Chinese learners to learn Chinese, speak Chinese, boost confidence, and foster public speaking skills

3/29, 12-4:30pm, UTD, Rooms to be announced,

“Chinese Bridge” Chinese Language Proficiency Competition

A competition for Chinese learners from college and secondary schools to show their talents, knowledge and language skills about Chinese language and culture

4/5, Saturday, 9am-2pm
Jonsson Performance Hall

Chinese Teacher Training

A two day workshop on Chinese language teaching theories and methodology.  

7/26-27, 9am-4:30pm, Jonsson Performance Hall,

Confucius Salon

A free, informal forum on Chinese history and culture

Every first Saturday of each month, 4:00-5:30pm except in June, July, and August. JO4.102,

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