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Elementary Intensive Chinese Language Program

Teaching Medium: Chinese
Degree Awarded: Non-Degree
Entry Requirements: High School Graduate
Duration: 1 Year
Hours/Week: 36 hrs/wk
Starting Date: Sep.2024
Application Deadline: Aug 31, 2024
Tuition Fee:
CNY 32,000 per year
Application Fee:
150 USD (Non-Refundable)
Schools: Other

Teaching Target and Objectives

The Intensive Chinese Language Course is specially designed for the international students who will study undergraduate courses in China, and those who want to improve their Chinese proficiency in a short term. The course aims at helping the international students, within a short period of time, construct their own Chinese language system, do daily communication in Chinese and speak or discuss on a topic in Chinese by focusing on Chinese lexicology and grammar teaching. After completing one academic year's course of the course, the students' Chinese proficiency is expected to meet the requirements of entering an undergraduate course in China and reach HSK grade 6.

Curricular outline

1.     Basic Chinese Language Courses,

 Including: Comprehensive Chinese (grammar, conversation, and Chinese characters), Chinese Listening Comprehension, Chinese Reading and Chinese Conversation.

2. HSK Intensive Training Courses
focusing on intensive training in the aspects of Chinese listening, grammar, reading and comprehensive Chinese.

Level Placement

The course aims at students who are in elementary level or have one semester's full-time Chinese training in Chinese university and enter an elementary level class.

Length of School Study

This Course lasts half a year (one semester) or one year. Each year has two semesters. Spring Semester opens in late February and Fall Semester opens in September. The exact opening date is available in Acceptance Letter. There're 36 teaching hours a week.

Fees (in CNY)


Tuition Fees

Teaching Material Fee

Management Fee


One Semester




About 300

One Academic Year




About 600

Note: Tuition and any other fees are not refundable once they have been paid to SISU.


Completion of Course

Diploma and Certificate of Bachelor's Degree will be issued to those who have completed the undergraduate course with qualified academic standing.

Application Deadline

December 31 for Spring Semester

June 30 for Fall Semester.

1) The financial support and custody may be student's parents or relatives in Shanghai.
2) Tuition and any other fees are not refundable once they have been paid to SISU.
3). The Office of International Student Affairs of Shanghai International Studies University reserves the right to explain the items of this brochure.
4) The brochure is available in Chinese, English, Japanese and Korean. In case of any i