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Chinese Culture and Language Classes

BELLEVUE UNIVERSITY OFFERS TWO CHINESE LANGUAGE & CULTURE CLASSES

Bellevue University, in association with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Confucius Institute, offers two non-credit Chinese culture and Mandarin language courses. Each course offers an interactive classroom environment designed for individuals who wish to do business with, travel to, or simply learn more about China. 

BEGINNING CHINESE CULTURE & LANGUAGE
WEDNESDAYS FROM 5:15 - 6:45 PM
DECEMBER 2 - MARCH 5, 2016

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Guqin
Chinese Music, Education and Scholarship Opportunities

Enjoy UNLCI’s Chinese Music Instructor playing the guqin, the most classical Chinese instrument. Learn about Chinese higher education and scholarships available to students who wish to explore and study in China. Sponsored by UNL Confucius Institute
2:30 PM - 3:50 PM, JGMC, Ubuntu Room

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November Chinese Cooking Class

Chinese Cooking Class 2015 #8

 Firecracker Shrimp &

Kung Pao Triple Delight

As the holiday season is coming soon, Firecracker Shrimp will be a perfect dish or finger food for your party. Be sure to make a big batch – they will disappear quickly! It is relatively easy to make. After our demonstration, you will be able to make them in class and at home.

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Chinese Language Demonstration

Is Chinese really as hard to learn as it may seem? Learning to recognize the Chinese characters is easier than you may think! Did you know that Chinese has a phonetic system with sounds similar to English and that the shape of many basic characters are like pictures of the object? We invite you to experience the fun of learning Chinese, the language spoken by almost 25% of the world’s population. Sponsored by UNL Confucius Institute and UNL Globetrotters.
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM, Nebraska Union, Colonial Room

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Guangzhou at dusk
Confucius Institute Lecture Series

Dr. Chuming Wang, President of Chinese Society of Second Language Research and Professor of English at Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, China, will be our guest lecturer on Thursday, November 5th from 4:00 - 5:00 pm in Othmer Hall Rm 105.   The presentation will be on Context and Language Transfer.   Please join us for a reception following the lecture.  All are invited to attend.

Sponsored by UNL Department of Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education Sociology and UNL Confucius Institute.

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Dr. Yanjie Bian
Confucius Institute Lecture Series

Dr. Yanjie Bian, Dean of the School of Humanities and Social Science at Xi'an Jiaton University and Professor of Sociology at University of Minnesota will present, "Social Functions of Drinking and Eating Networks: A Comparison of China, Japan, and Korea."

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Admission is free
Chinese Movie Festival

A selection of Chinese films will be shown at The Ross during the 2015 Chinese Culture Festival. FREE ADMISSION. Complimentary popcorn will be provided for the October 2, 3, & 4 screenings. Sponsored by The Confucius Institute at The University of Nebraska - Lincoln.

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Great Wall of China
SCC Chinese Class

The Humanities Program at Southeast Community College in collaboration with the Confucius Institute at UNL will be offering Beginning Chinese classes at the SCC downtown site. Dr. Xiaoning Zhang, a visiting scholar from Xi’an Polytechnic University, will be teaching these classes. Registration is now open for CHIN-1010-ES31 (Beginning Chinese I). For additional information contact abaron@southeast.edu or call Dr. Barón at 402.323.3451

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2015 Speech Competition

2015 Chinese Speech Competition
In order to stimulate enthusiasm and interest for learning Chinese and to provide the learners of Chinese an opportunity to use the language, and to enhance understanding of the Chinese language and culture among students and others in Nebraska, a Chinese Speech Competition will be held by the Confucius Institute at UNL.  The competition will beld on Sunday, October 4th from 9am - 12pm in the Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center on the UNL City Campus.

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Kung Pao Pork
FREE Chinese Cooking Class

Chinese Cooking Class 2015 #6

*Free to UNL Faculty, Staff and Students

Chicken Chow Mein & Kung Pao Pork

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