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Books for learners at Sheffield Confucius Institute

Books for learners at Sheffield Confucius Institute

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Available by collection in-person, no posting service.

Books can only be purchased by current learners at Sheffield Confucius Institute, for either adult learners or young leaners. Please note: books can only be collected in-person. No posting service is provided. (You can always purchase books on the market, where postage can be included.)

1. For 12-week Mandarin Language courses, adult learners
 (1). HSK Standard Coursebook, priced for one volume, Vol 1, Vol 2, Vol 3, Vol 4-1, Vol 4-2. 
 (2). HSK Standard Workbook, priced for one volume, Vol 1, Vol 2, Vol 3, Vol 4-1, Vol 4-2.

2. For young learners at the Star Mandarin School
 (1). My First Chinese Reader, priced for one volume, Vol 1-4
 (2). Chinese Paradise, priced for one volume, Vol 1-3
 (3). Kuaile Hanyu, priced for one volume, Vol 1-2
 (4). Youer Hanyu, Vol 1-4, four volumes together.
 (5). Zhongwen Textbook + Workbook A and B, priced for one volume, Vol 1-12

Please add your selected textbook to the basket. At Questionnaires, we collect information on the "Learner's Name" and "Which Volume."

Upon completing a purchase, you can collect your order of the book at the CI office located at 2-4 Palmerston Road, Sheffield S10 2TE. Alternatively, for adult learners, book collection is also available on the first evening of your course, week 1, at Bartolome House, School of Law, where your course is held. In addition, for young learners, book collection can be available when the Star School is open on Saturdays.

Please be aware that no posting service is provided for the books. Basically, you can always purchase these books on the market, where postage can be included. 

*** Our appreciation:***
 After finishing your course, we welcome your donation of textbooks back to the office if you no longer need them. However, please note that no refunds will be given for returned books.

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China Day Activity

China Day Activity

Description

Understand Chinese language and culture through range of activities

We support schools and organisations in understanding Chinese language and culture through a range of different activities and workshop packages like "China Day Activity".

Select activities/workshops from our list, arrange a time and day(s) and book our instructors.

Workshops are normally about 50 minutes long, with a maximum of five workshops per day per instructor. For example, five workshops can be selected and rotated around five groups of participants in a day.

Activities/Workshops
* Chinese language taster
* Chinese characters demystified
* Chinese calligraphy
* Chinese arts and crafts
* Chinese folk dance
* Kung Fu / Tai Chi
* Music and Songs
* Language and Storytelling
* Chinese cookery, excluding ingredients costs

Fees:
All of the above activities are charged at nominal cost, £70/half-day (before or after 12:00 noon) and £120/full day per instructor. Long distance travel expenses incurred will be passed onto school / organisation.

For more information, contact:
Email: [email protected]
Tel: +44 114 222 8447 / 07593502130

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Mandarin Summer School for Children 2024, In-Person. Attendance

Mandarin Summer School for Children 2024, In-Person. Attendance

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Where every child's language journey meets fun-filled learning adventures!

Unlock the wonders of Mandarin Chinese for your child with our engaging and inclusive program, where language learning meets fun-filled adventures for school-age children of all language backgrounds!

Refreshments will be provided during break time. Please bring lunch for your child. You can also take your child away for lunch at 11:50-1:10pm.

Time: 08:45-15:30, Wednesday 24th to Tuesday 30th July 2023, excluding weekend. 

Venue: Room BLGs and DB13 for different age groups, Bartolome House, School of Law, Winter Street, S3 7ND

Fees: 
Standard:  £120
Concession, for children of staff/students at the University of Sheffield, as well as learners at Star Mandarin School:  £100

For more information, please contact:
Email: [email protected]
Mobile / WhatsApp: 07593502130
WeChat: Hu-qianyu1

More Information: https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/confucius/events/summer-school-children

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Private Mandarin Tuition at Confucius Institute

Private Mandarin Tuition at Confucius Institute

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Aiming high and meeting your needs.

Tailored to meet individual learning objectives, our one-to-one private Mandarin tuition can be available throughout the year.

Before registering, please reach out to us to discuss your aims, objectives, mode of participation, and preferred time for regular sessions. You can choose 1 hour per week, two sessions of 1 hour per week, or 2 hours per week. We will check our teachers' availabilities to accommodate your preferences.

Upon completing registration and payment of fees, and if you are new to us, a complimentary meeting should be scheduled to assess your unique learning requirements. This meeting, lasting up to one hour, is provided free of charge and aims to formulate a personalised program before the start of the first private tuition session.

Mode of Participation: Sessions can be delivered either in-person or online. If it is in-person, the place will be the Confucius Institute office, located at 2-4 Palmerston Road, Sheffield S10 2TE.

Course Fees:
•    Fees for a minimum of 10 hourly sessions are £300 (at a rate of £30/h).
•    Fees for 33 hourly sessions are £900 (at a rate equivalent to £27.3/h).

Contacting us:
Email:  [email protected]
Telephone: 0114 2228332 / 07593502130

For more information: https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/confucius/study/courses

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Sheffield Children’s University (CU) at Star Mandarin School

Sheffield Children’s University (CU) at Star Mandarin School

Description

- Open to children attending Sheffield Schools only

1. Introduction
The Confucius Institute Star Mandarin School is a Learning Destination where the children/young people can earn CU award credits because of their extracurricular studies with us. We provide Mandarin Chinese, Maths and Arts tuition at Bartolome House, School of Law, the University of Sheffield, over the weekends.

2. What is CU award credits?
Sheffield Children's University (CU) is part of Sheffield City Council, and is now working in partnerships with the University of Sheffield (UoS) and Hallam University, to encourage children and young people to develop essential life skills by takin part in learning activities outside school hours.
One credit is awarded for each hour of learning that takes place. These are then converted into awards:
Bronze (30 hours), Silver (65 hours), Gold (100 hours)… CU Degrees (400 hours) … CU Master Degrees (800 hours) … and these continue right up to 1000 hours!

3. Why do we join CU Credits?
Sheffield Research shows that children who take part in CU activities:
• do better at school
• achieve higher results in SATs and GCSEs
• exceed expected results
• make more progress than other children
They also tend to have more confidence, motivation, and higher self-esteem.

4. How to collect CU Credits?
(1). Your child may have already enrolled for the CU through their local school. Ask in your child’s school if they are subscribed to Sheffield Children’s University.
(2). If not, get enrolled through the Star Mandarin School. Buy a CU Passport to Learning for £3 at the Star School through the university online shop:
You will then collect the CU Passport to Learning at the Star School (Bartolome House, School of Law) on Saturdays.
(3). You may already registered your child for the CU at the Star School before the Covid-19. Please register a CU Passport to Learning for £0 at the Star School through the university online shop.
You must bring your previous CU Passport to Learning to us for a checking at the Star School.

5. Consent and Signature: Permission will be given by Parent/Carer for name, date of birth and school to be recorded by Sheffield City Council so CU credits can be awarded.

For more information please visit: https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/confucius/study/courses/children

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