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The Confucius Institute at UW-Platteville offers several unique opportunities to learn about Chinese language, culture, and business at the only Confucius Institute in Wisconsin.
*CREDIT Classes (These elementary language courses count for credit or placement in the UW-Platteville general education compentency requirement)
1540 Elementary Chinese I 4 cr
1640 Elementary Chinese II 4 cr
*NON-CREDIT(Do not count for credit or placement in the UW-Platteville language program.) To register or for questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 608.342.1310.
Our instructors will be available to help you pre/review and practice lessons should you miss any class or just started a new class/session. We have reasonably priced instructional materials, DVDs, and CDs available for purchase in the Confucius Institute library. Please contact our office at 608.342.1310 or e-mail email@example.com if you have any questions.
To request disability accommodations, please contact the Confucius Institute at 608.342.1310.
All courses will be taught in Royce 110, unless otherwise noted.
This course is designed for students who already know around 30-50 Chinese words. After completion of this class students should be able to carry on basic conversations in Chinese.
Mondays: Feb. 2, 9, 16, 23, March 2, 9, 23, 30, April 13, 20, 27, May 4 4:00pm-5:00pm
This course is designed for students who know a bit of Chinese or have no background in Chinese. Pingyin and basic conversation skill will be introduced in this class.
Tuesdays: Feb. 3, 10, 17, 24, March 3, 10, 24, 31, April 7, 14, 21, 28 5:30pm-6:30pm
This course is for students with little or no background in Chinese; it will help parents/students to gain an understanding of standard Hanyu (Chinese language). A light focus on recognizing the characters will be included.
Wednesdays: Feb. 4, 11, 18, 25, March 4, 11, 25, April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 4:00pm-5:30pm
Lunch & Learn
Come join us at lunch break to learn some basic greetings such as “Ni hao (how are you), xie xie (thanks).
Fridays: Feb. 6, 13, 20, 27, March 6 11:00am-12:00pm
This course provides activities that are designed to integrate the Chinese language with the Chinese culture to South Wisconsin residents. Learn a few simple phrases, play Chinese chess, checkers, or try out calligraphy, etc.
Fridays: March 13, 27, April 10, 24, May 1 11:00am-12:00pm
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