Summer Chinese 2019

The Summer Language Institute is offering the following intensive summer Chinese courses in 2019:

Summer Intensive Introductory Chinese
Summer Intensive Intermediate (Second-Year) Chinese
     


Summer Intensive Introductory Chinese

Dates Days and Times Credits Tuition and Fees Instructor(s)
June 24-August 16 M-F 9-12, 1-2:30 300 units $7,600 (estimate) STAFF

Summer Introductory Chinese is an 8-week course that introduces the fundamentals of Modern Chinese (Mandarin). Listening, speaking, reading, and writing are equally emphasized, along with accurate pronunciation. Class will meet for five three-hour periods a week, with additional speaking practice during the afternoon. This intensive summer Chinese course requires students to spend several additional hours per day preparing for class through drill sessions, independent study, and other activities.

This course provides 140 contact hours and participants may be eligible to receive a FLAS grant from their home institution or from UChicago to support their study. The SLI accepts the FLAS award as full tuition for summer Chinese.

Summer Intensive Intermediate (Second Year) Chinese

Dates Days and Times Credits Tuition and Fees Instructor(s)
June 24-August 16 M-F 9-12, 1-2:30 300 units $7,600 (estimate) STAFF

Summer Intermediate Chinese is an 8-week course designed for students who have already completed one year of college-level study of Modern Chinese (Mandarin). Listening, speaking, reading, and writing are equally emphasized, and materials from Chinese culture will also be incorporated into the course. Class will meet for five  three-hour periods a week, with additional speaking practice during the afternoon. This intensive summer Chinese course requires students to spend several additional hours per day preparing for class through drill sessions, independent study, and other activities. The curriculum for Intensive Intermediate Chinese is the equivalent of the CHIN 20100-20200-20300 sequence during the regular academic year at the University of Chicago.

Notes: This course will include a lunch break from 12:00-1:30pm.  Prerequisite of CHIN 10300 or equivalent; non-UChicago students should schedule placement counseling with department.

 

All students participating Summer CHIN 20123 will participate in a four skills proficiency assessment as the final exam for the course. Students will receive University of Chicago certification describing their language skills in reading, writing, speaking and listening, based on the results of the proficiency assessment.