Chinese Language Lessons - at Beijing Language and Culture University (BLCU)
Study China offer Chinese Language Lessons at Beijing Language and Culture University (BLCU).
BLCU plays an important role in promoting the study of Chinese Language throughout the world, becoming the only Chinese university which has its main mission is set at teaching the Chinese Language to overseas students. Its aim is "popularizing Chinese language and promoting Chinese culture" through a series of comprehensive Chinese language lessons.
BLCU was founded in 1962 but it did not receive its current name until 1996. The famous Chinese Language proficiency test HSK (han yu shui ping kao shi) is formulated at BLCU and taken all over the country and abroad by foreigners.
The university and its Chinese language lessons possess a unique international atmosphere where students from all over the world meet and interact in Chinese Mandarin. Since the founding of the University, more than 60,000 students from over 160 countries and regions have stepped out into the world from here over the past 40 years. Among them, some have become distinguished diplomats, sinologists and journalists; 14 once worked as foreign ambassadors to China and more than 30 are diplomats working in the embassies to China. Moreover, BLCU has turned out more than 3,000 qualified Chinese graduates, who are now playing an active role in the fields of education, diplomacy and the management of foreign affairs. Besides, more than 30,000 people have received intensive language training here before going abroad, some of whom are now in the leading posts or become the backbones of various fields and sectors in China.
BLCU is located in the lively Haidian district, close to other popular institutions such as Tsinghua and Peking University.
College of Intensive Chinese Training
The College of Intensive Chinese Training is the largest and oldest of its kind in China and is responsible for offering short-term Chinese language and short-term Intensive Chinese language programs for international students.
The college is structure into 3 departments: Department of Intensive Chinese Study; Department of Advanced Chinese Study; and the Teaching and Research Institute of Accelerated Chinese study.
The Teaching and Research Institute of Accelerated Chinese Study is responsible for the overall design of short-term and accelerated Chinese instructions given to foreign students, installation of curricula, study of teaching methods and compilation of textbooks.
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