An Introduction to Summer Short-term Courses
Dalian University of Foreign Languages School of Chinese Studies (SCS)
An Introduction to Summer Short-term Courses (2015)
【School of Chinese Studies】
School of Chinese Studies (SCS) at Dalian University of Foreign Languages was founded in 1985. Since its establishment, SCS has played an important role in teaching international students Chinese as a foreign language in China. It serves as a National HSK Testing Center in Dalian, one of the first Education Training Bases for International Students in Liaoning province, and a National Multilingual Base for Promoting Chinese Language. Every year nearly 1,500 international students from more than 40 countries study at SCS for long-term or short-term courses, or for Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree or Doctor’s degree.
【Short-term Chinese Courses】
SCS offers summer short-term Chinese courses for the international students who show great interest in Chinese language and Chinese culture with an aim to help them cultivate their Chinese competence and provide them with the opportunities to experience Chinese culture.
Time: July 20th～August 28th, 2015 (6 weeks)
July 18th～July 19th
Placement test,getting textbooks& materials,welcome banquet
July 21st～August 28th
Chinese courses, culture-experiencingactivities, tours
※ If any team needs to register at other time or has any other questions, please call 86-411-86115286/5206 for details.
Class Arrangement:According to the international students’ current Chinese proficiency level, classes are divided into 4 categories, i.e., beginner, elementary, intermediate and advanced class. The number of students per class ranges from 5 to 25. Those students who exceed the limit would be transferred to other classes by SCS. Any team with no more than 5 students who apply to study in an independent class will be charged according to 5 people.
Culture-experiencing Activities:Free-charged culture-experiencing activities are arranged in the afternoons from Monday to Friday, including Chinese painting, calligraphy, paper cutting, Chinese knot tying, Taiji, Taiji sword, Taiji fan, cudgel play, spear play and Chinese martial arts, etc. A city tour, social practice or fun games will also be organized.
Tours:Short trips, city tours or shopping trips are arranged at weekends:
i) Dalian city tour, including Coastal Road, Tiger Beach Ocean Park, Xinghai Square, and Shengya Sea World, etc.;
ii) Lushun city tour, including Tiger Tail, Baiyu Mountain, Yinggeshi Botanical Garden, and Hengshan Temple;
iii) Trips to other cities around Dalian: Huludao, Xingcheng and Shenyang, etc.;
iv) Shopping at Wanda Plaza.
※ The minimum number of students for each of the above programs is 5. Tour cost is subject to travel agencies. If any team has some other travel plans, please contact us in advance.
【Registration and Related Matters】
Conditions:The applicants should be interested in Chinese culture & Chinese language and be both physically and psychologically healthy.
Application Time：March 2nd～June 26th , 2015
1. Tuition & Fees
Duration of Study
Five Weeks (team)
Six weeks (team)
※ i）All fees should be submitted in a lump-sum payment upon entrance. Once submitted, the tuition and other fees cannot be refunded;
ii）Other fees include the expenses of textbooks, materials, activities and administration, etc.;
iii）Duration of study for individual applicants is from 1 to 4 weeks.
Double room 60 RMB/day/person; Single room 100 RMB/day/person
Equipment: ensuite/24-hour hot shower/laundry/public kitchen/satellite TV/campus network
※ i）Total fees are calculated according to the actual length of stay and should be paid in full upon registration;
ii) Please reserve rooms when submitting the application;
iii) Other suites with different equipment and prices are available. Please call 86-411-86111154 for details.
Considering the safety of the students, short-term students should purchase personal accident insurance (30 RMB/person) in China.
4. Round-trip airport shuttle service
The service is available from 8:00 to 18:00. The fees are shown as follows:
A team with1~7people
A team with8 or morepeople
Terms of Payment:All fees should be paid in RMB and can be paid in cash during registration.
Students can also remit the fees (tuition only) in advance.
Ways to Remit:
Dollar or Yen abroad
Name of the account:DalianUniversityofForeign Languages
Bank of deposit:ChinaConstruction Bank Dalian Lushunkou Sub-branch
SWIFT CODE: PCBCCNBJDLX
IN FAVOR OF: CHINA CONSTRUCTION BANKDALIANBRANCH.
ADDRESS:137 JIUSAN ROAD,LUSHUNKOU DISTRICT,DALIAN,LIAONING,CHINA
BENEFICIARY：DALIANUNIVERSITYOF FOREIGN LANGUAGES
BENEFICIARY A/C NO： USD:2121 4500 5002 2300 0902
JPY:2122 7500 5002 2300 0919
Address: 6 Lushun Nanlu Xiduan, Dalian, China, 116044 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tel: 86-411-86115286, 86-411-86115206（8:30-16:00） Fax: 86-411-86115296
SCS Five-week Summer Course Schedule (A Sample)
SCS will arrange a Chinese assistant to pick up at the airport and introduce the schedule
8:30am placement test
10:30am takingphotos with teachers
12:00am welcome banquet
shopping inWandaPlaza(at own expense)
day trip in Dalian Forest Zoo (at own expense)
day trip inLushun(at own expense)
Chinese boxing experience
local primary school visit
two-day trip inShenyang(at own expense)
sword-play and sabre-play experience
local community visit
day triptoDalian Binhai RoadandTigerBeachOceanPark(at own expense)
day triptoDalian Xinghai Squareand Shengya Sea World (at own expense)
Chinese knot tying
cudgel-play and spear-play experience
shoppingatWandaPlaza(at own expense)
two-day triptoHuludao and Xingcheng (at own expense)
13:30 graduation ceremony
drop off at the airport
※ i) The arrangement above may be adjusted due to weather or other particular reasons;
ii) The course schedule can be further discussed and customized according to teams’ actual demands.
An Introduction to Summer Short-term Courses:
2015 summer short-term courses.pdf