Shanghai International Studies University
Elementary Intensive Chinese Language Program

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Teaching Medium: Chinese
Degree Awarded: Non-Degree
Entry Requirements: High School Graduate
Duration: 1 Semester
Hours/Week: 36 hrs/wk
Starting Date: Feb. 2018
Applocation Deadline: Dec 31,2018
Tuition Fee: CNY 16000 per semester
Application Fee: 75 USD (Non-Refundable)


  • 1. Non-Chinese citizens with a valid passport.
  • 2. Be in good health condition and above the age of 18.
  • 3. With reliable financial support and custody.
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Program Description

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)

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



Tuition Fees

Teaching Material Fee

Management Fee


One Semester




RMBAbout 300

One Academic Year




RMBAbout 600

Completion of Course

Entry Requirements

1.(Applicants must be) non-Chinese citizens with a valid passport
2.High school graduate or equivalent or above.
3.(Applicants should be between the) age of 18 to 50
4.Be in good health,
5.With reliable financial support and custody
6.Applicants should be in elementary level or have one semester's full-time Chinese training in Chinese university.

Application Materials

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

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

3Certificate/Diploma of highest education
The certificate should be in English or Chinese, if not,it should be translated into English or Chinese and be notarized

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