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Summer 2015 Chinese Language Courses

 

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Conversational Chinese


Tuesdays, 6:30pm - 8:00pm

May 19 - July 28, 2015 (10 sessions), No Class on June 30

Location: NC State Centennial Campus, Engineering Building 2, Room 1220

890 Oval Drive, Raleigh, NC 27606


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Instructor: Peng Gordh bugsbugme@nc.rr.com

Minimum Enrollment: 5

Course Status: Open for Enrollment

Registration Fee: $100

This course is intended to develop the participants’ oral skills for self-expression at the elementary - intermediate level of Chinese. Guided practice in conversation is led by the course instructor to enhance practical communicative competence. This course will also develop participants’ cultural awareness by introducing general topics on Chinese culture, society, history, and economy. Course materials will be provided.

 


 

Chinese Characters (Hanzi)

Thursdays, 6:30pm - 8:00pm

May 21 - July 30, 2015 (10 sessions), No Class on July 2

Location: NC State Centennial Campus, Engineering Building 2, Room 1220

890 Oval Drive, Raleigh, NC 27606


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Instructor: Peng Gordh bugsbugme@nc.rr.com

Minimum Enrollment: 5

Course Status: Canceled

Registration Fee: $100

For a language without an alphabet, ever wondered how Chinese characters (Hanzi) came about? This course is designed for those who have interests in learning Chinese characters (Hanzi). As opposed to mainly focusing on verbal communication, this course will introduce Chinese characters (Hanzi) to promote better understanding of the deeper meaning of the Chinese language. Students will learn the origin and the evolution of characters familiarize themselves with the formation of characters, master basic skills to recognize characters, and deduce the meaning of unknown characters according to the context. The in-class exercises will also help students consolidate their learning of pronunciation, vocabulary, syntax, etc. Course materials will be provided.

 


 

Taichi


Tuesdays, 12:00pm - 1:00pm

March 31 - May 19, 2015 (8 sessions)

Location: NC State University, Court of North Carolina


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Instructor: Tang Xiaozhong xtang6@ncsu.edu

Minimum Enrollment: 5

Course Status: Confirmed

Registration Fee: General $30

The purpose of this course is to introduce the philosophy and practice of Tai Chi, an ancient Chinese health exercise. Tai Chi is a form of energy cultivation and internal martial art. You’ll learn the techniques of relaxation, breathing, balance. Internal strength, mental concentration and visual focus. Tai Chi practice has been known to have tremendous health benefits such as reducing tension, high blood pressure, and arthritis.

 


 

 

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