【OIA】2024 Chinese Course for Novice and Intermediate Level

( For NUST Int'l Students )

Course Objectives

Beginner level (currently closed)

This course aims to assist students to get familiar with Chinese daily vocabularies and basic grammars. Students who complete this course are expected to be able to acquire basic Chinese grammatical rules and apply them in daily life.

Novice level (Open)

Students will learn how to converse in real-life situations, such as finding things at grocery stores, asking for directions, exercising, buying clothes, and visiting the doctor. You will be trained in basic like listening, speaking, and reading skills.

Intermediate level (Open)

The intermediate class is for students who have learned Mandarin before (know at least 400 Chinese characters (phrases), familiar with pinyin system and basic sentence structures). The class focuses on the fundamentals of standard Chinese, including Chinese pronunciation, characters, and grammar, with emphasis on all four basic language skills—speaking, listening, reading, and writing.

For more course content and schedule, please click here.

A chart to help you figure out which class you should sign up

 Beginner - Cloased  -  -  -  -
 Novice - Open  Band A (Level 1)  Level 1、2 Novice-low   A1
 Intermediate - Open  Band A (Level 1)  Level 3 Novice-mid   A1

Textbook We Are Using

Three levels all use the same book: 時代華語 Book 1


拼音-B1 L4


B1 L5-10


B1 L11-16

Target Students

NUST (National University System of Taiwan ) foreign students and teachers

Course Information

Novice level ( Date: July 1 - September 23, 2024 )

July 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, 31
August 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28
September 2, 4, 9, 11, 18, 23
Time: Every Monday and Wednesday, 19:00-21:00

Intermediate level ( Date: July 1 - September 24, 2024 )

July 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29, 30
August 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27
September 2, 3, 9, 10, 23, 24
Time: Every Monday and Tuesday, 19:00-21:00

Venue: Online (The platform we’re using is Google Meet

so please make sure you have a Google account. Ex: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Enrollment Quota: 20 applicants for each level


Free but with a refundable 1000NTD deposit

*The deposit will not be refunded if you miss 8 hours or more of class (including excused absences).


  1. <<<Registration Link>>>
  2. Deadline: June 23, 2024 (First come first served. We accept students until the class is full.)
  3. A refundable deposit of NT$1000 is required. We will email the remittance info to you, which should be completed within 2 days. If not, your application will be canceled.
  4. The registration will be completed when you receive a confirmation email with details and notification for the course. If you do not receive it, please contact our office.
  5. If you are unable to attend the course for any reason after registration, please call or write to inform us.


Contact Information

NCHU OIA: 04-22840206 ext.41 Ms. Huang

(Office hour: Mon-Fri 8:00-12:00/13:00-17:00)

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Course Admissions Information