Chinese language courses

Chinese language courses

Confucius Institute several different courses of Chinese language. Courses are organized in small groups either during the week or weekends. We are able to prepare such a course which would fit your needs.

It is possible to finish your study at CI with an internationally recognized exam HSK and an oral exam HSKK. There is also YCT test for students under the age of 18.

Language courses are led by Chinese lectors who are graduates of Chinese universities majoring in Teaching Chinese language as a foreign language. We are teaching according to textbooks provided by Confucius Institute Headquarters in Beijing which are compiled by experts on teaching Chinese language from China.

All courses are taught by native speakers. Please note that classes can be held in English language!

Beginners´ group A

Beginners´ courses are designed for those who have no experience with learning Chinese language or their level is equivalent to HSK 1. It is possible to pass an international exam HSK 1 or HSK 2 after completing this course.

  • Monday 18:00 – 19:30
  • One lecture is 90 minutes long, the course takes 16 weeks. 16 x 90 min. (32 lessons – 1hour = 45 min.)
  • Up to 8 students in one group, at least 5 students
  • 2 February 2015 – 17 May 2015
  • Place: Classroom at Confucius Institute, Karlovo nám. 317/5, Prague

The course is designed for complete beginners and students of the course for free (November 2014). Students of the course for free must prove themselves with a discount voucher for the course!

After completing the course, students should be able to pass the international Chinese language exam HSK 1.

Textbook used in the course: Contemporary Chinese, Sinolingua Press, 2010.

Beginners´ group B

  • Tuesday 18:00 – 19:30
  • One lecture is 90 minutes long, the course takes 16 weeks. 16 x 90 min. (32 lessons – 1hour = 45 min.)
  • Up to 8 students in one group, at least 5 students
  • 3 February 2015 – 18 May 2015
  • Place: Classroom at Confucius Institute, Karlovo nám. 317/5, Prague

This course is designed for those who have successfully completed the previous beginners´ group A and for those whose level of Chinese language is equivalent to level 1A, B, and C, which detailed description is given in the Curriculum of Confucius Institute PU for teaching Chinese language, or those who have passed HSK 1.

After completing this course, students should be able to pass the international Chinese language exam HSK 2.

Intermediate group A

This course is designed for those who have successfully completed the previous beginners´ groups  and for those whose level of Chinese language is equivalent to level 1 and 2A, B, and C, which detailed description is given in the Curriculum of Confucius Institute PU for teaching Chinese language, or those who have passed HSK 2.

After completing this course, students should be able to pass the international Chinese language exam HSK 3.

  • 4 February 2015 – 19 May 2015
  • Wednesday 18:00 – 19:30
  • Up to 8 students in one group, at least 5
  • One lecture is 90 minutes long, the course takes 16 weeks. 16 x 90 min. (32 lessons – 1hour = 45 min.)
  • Price: CZK 5,600,–
  • The payment must be made by lump sum.

Intermediate group B

This course is designed for those who have successfully completed the previous beginners´ groups  and for those whose level of Chinese language is equivalent to level 1 and 2A, B, and C, which detailed description is given in the Curriculum of Confucius Institute PU for teaching Chinese language, or those who have passed HSK 3.

After completing this course, students should be able to pass the international Chinese language exam HSK 4.

  • 5 February 2015 – 20 May 2015
  • Thursday 18:00 – 19:30
  • Up to 8 students in one group, at least 5
  • One lecture is 90 minutes long, the course takes 16 weeks. 16 x 90 min. (32 lessons – 1hour = 45 min.)
  • Price: CZK 5,600,–
  • The payment must be made by lump sum.

Advanced group

This course is designed for those who have successfully completed the previous beginners´ groups  and for those whose level of Chinese language is equivalent to level 3 and 4A, B, and C, which detailed description is given in the Curriculum of Confucius Institute PU for teaching Chinese language, or those who have passed HSK 4.

After completing this course, students should be able to pass the international Chinese language exam HSK 5.

  • 4 February 2015 – 19 May 2015
  • Wednesday 18:00 – 19:30
  • Up to 8 students in one group, at least 5
  • One lecture is 90 minutes long, the course takes 16 weeks. 16 x 90 min. (32 lessons – 1hour = 45 min.)
  • Price: CZK 5,600,–
  • The payment must be made by lump sum.