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Chinese Training
Teaching Medium: Chinese
Degree Awarded: Non-Degree
Entry Requirements: Any education background is acceptable
Duration: 1 Semester
Hours/Week: 17 hrs/wk
Starting Date: Apr.2019
Application Deadline: Jan 31, 2019
Tuition Fee:
CNY 6,000 In total
Application Fee:
135 USD (Non-Refundable)
Schools: Other

Note: The specialty is conducted in Chinese with a prerequisite of a minimum number of 5 students. Before applying, pls contact SICAS for the latest information.

Brief Introduction

Wenzhou Medical University owns a center for teaching Chinese as a foreign language, which elaborately designs the curriculum for Chinese language teaching according to different characteristics and demand of students. Meanwhile, on the basis of its teaching advantages, the center also sets up such courses as China in Brief and Cultural Practice, in order to promote Chinese language and Chinese culture. The students who have good performance and pass the exam with distinction in the Chinese language training will be given priority when they apply for the undergraduate programs of Wenzhou Medical University. 

Teaching Objective

The aim of this course is to introduce the main aspects of Chinese culture to short-term international students. The teaching contents are designed according to the interests of the students, to give them a general and basic understanding of Chinese society and culture, and to increase their Chinese language learning interests. 

Course contents
Lecture 1 Chinese Ideology: 鈥淔our Books and Five Classics鈥?and Confucianism

Lecture 2 Chinese Literature: Tang Poetry, Song Ci Poetry and Ancient Mythology

Lecture 3 Traditional Art 1: Beijing Opera and Folk Music

Lecture 4 Traditional Art 2: Chinese Characters and Calligraphy

Lecture 5 Folk Customs 1: Traditional Festivals 

Lecture 6 Folk Customs 2: The Chinese Zodiac and twenty four Seasonal Division Points (the Twenty-four Solar Terms)

Lecture 7 Life of Chinese People 1: Food and Drinks

Lecture 8 Life of Chinese People 2: Cheong-Sam and Traditional Chinese Costumes

Lecture 9 Travelling in China: Cultural Relics and Scenery Sites

Lecture 10 Get to know Wenzhou

Teaching Methods

1.Lecture style with power point presentations

2.Use of VCD/DVD for visual impact.

3.Interactive group work; use of case studies; role plays and discussion groups

4.Group Presentations


6000 RMB per person in total ( the tuition fee doesn鈥檛 include the fees of textbook)


1 semester

1.  Observe the law and regulations of People's Republic of China and all regulations of the university
2.  Be in good health
3.  Under 55 of age;
4.  With reliable financial support and custody.

1.Photocopy of valid passport
With photo, passport number &expiration date and name included.

2.Passport-sized photo
A passport-sized photo taken recently of the applicant.

3.Certificate/Diploma of highest education
The certificate should be in English or Chinese, if no it should be translated into English or Chinese and be notarized