Chinese Language Course Instructors
Hello! I’m Chen Yongtao, an M.A. student of East China Normal University (ECNU), majoring in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages. Before joining the CIUI as a volunteer instructor, I taught Chinese language at the CIEE Shanghai Center, the Global Education Center of ECNU, and the University of Virginia in Shanghai Summer Chinese program of 2013. With prior experience of teaching Chinese to foreign students of different levels, I am really looking forward to meeting you in our Chinese class at CIUI!
Hello! I am Fan Yizhou, an M.A. student of East China Normal University (ECNU) in Shanghai, majoring in Teaching Chinese as a Second Language. I have been working as a Chinese language instructor in EMLYON Business School Program in ECNU and Institute for International Students in Southeast University and Nanjing University. In Shanghai and Nanjing, more and more international students have made their decisions to learn Chinese. I am really looking forward to meeting you in our Chinese class at CIUI!
Hello, I am Yingda WU, an M.A. student from East China Normal University, which is located in Shanghai, China. My major is Linguistics and Applied Linguistics, specified in Teaching Chinese as a Second Language. During the last year, I worked as a part-time instructor at CIEE Shanghai Center and “Mandarin Now” cultural communication company. Through these experiences, I received training in teaching methods of Chinese and gathered information about HSK. I’m ready to begin a journey of Chinese with you. Welcome to Chinese class!
Chinese Culture Course Instructors
Mr. CHEN is a passionate and gifted Taiji trainer. He started practicing Taiji in 1980 and has offered Taiji classes in China, Japan and the US for more than twenty years for local communities. He received a certificate of Coaching Authorization in 2007. His Taiji training program integrates classical Taiji styles and principles. He has made contemporary Taiji forms in series to suit people for practicing Taiji in different levels.
Dr. Ramon LIM
Chinese Calligraphy Workshops are led by Dr. Ramon Lim, University of Iowa Professor Emeritus of Neurology and winner of the 2005 Eighth International Calligraphy Competition. Dr. Lim has his works widely exhibited in China, Korea and Japan.