2016 Chinese Programs

Chinese Programs at the Division of Chinese, Language Center are open to foreigners who are over 18 years old or possess at least a high school diploma or its equivalent.
 
 2016 Academic Year Charges Form
 
Spring
Session
Summer Session
Autumn Session
Winter
Session
Application Deadline
Jan 30
May 16
Aug 19
Nov 28
Registration Day
Mar 1
Jun 20
Sep 19
Dec 20
Course Dates
2016/3/14~6/15
2016/6/27~9/4
2016/9/26~12/18
2016/12/26~3/5
Small Group
Class
(5~12 students)
NT$30,000
NT$25,500
NT$30,000
NT$25,500
Total Hours of Class Time
180 hours/session
150 hours/session
180 hours/session
150
hours/session
Week Hours of Class Time
15 hours/week
15-20 hours/week
15 hours/week
15-20 hours/week
 
Introduction of Chinese Program
Class Levels
     Classes are offered in various levels, from beginner's to advanced level.       
   Students are placed in classes suited to their levels based on their placement test results. 
    All classes are conducted in Chinese. Mandarin phonetic symbols and Pinyin spelling are used to indicate the pronunciation of characters. Reading, writing, speaking and listening comprehension are given equal emphasis in each class and student performance is evaluated accordingly.
Course
Level
Content
Basic
● Pronunciation and basic oral drills 
● Introduction to basic Chinese grammar and characters
● Basic vocabulary building and composition writing
Intermediate
● Business Chinese
● Comparison of cultures
● Introduction to geography, customs and culture of Taiwan 
● Study of Chinese arts, legends, tales, slang, and idioms, etc.
Advanced
● Study of ancient Chinese stories
● Introduction to classical Chinese, Chinese fiction, prose, poetry, magazines and newspapers, and contemporary Taiwanese short stories, etc.
● Study of TV news broadcast
● Introduction to Chinese thought and society
Superior
● History of Chinese literature
● strengthen listening, speaking, reading and writing proficiency by conducting case studies and topic-based discussions with different styles of articles.
 Small-sized Classes
Classes are conducted in a small size of 2~12 students. 
1-on-1 or customized class
 By request
 For students who wish to form a class on their own
 Contact DOC for further information
 Teaching Materials
 Far East Everyday Chinese Book I ~ Book III
 Practical Audio-Visual Chinese 2nd Edition  Book1~Book5
 Live Chinese
 Live interactive Chinese
 101+1 Interesting Chinese proverbs       
 Chinese master
 OH!MY GUIDE!TAIWAN SO MUCH FUN
 Chinese society & culture
 Everyday business Chinese
 Reading Chinese news
 Comprehensive everyday Chinese
 Chinese folk tales
 Advanced a plus Chinese
 Stories from Chinese history, etc.
Culture Classes
     To make programs interesting and improve students’ Chinese proficiency, DOC offers culture classes of different topics (fee applies), including cuisine, calligraphy, Chinese chess, Chinese knot, ink drawing, etc.
Class hours
15-20 hours per week (Mon. to Fr.)
Class Timetable
Morning Class 8:00-12:00
Afternoon Class 13:00-17:00
 
 
Tuition & Other Fees
 
tuition payment in cash (NTD only) or by credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, JCB).
Students must register and pay the tuition fees in DOC (abbrev Division of Chinese) office which is in the Language Center Building after arriving in Changhua.
 
Other FeesNTD 
Item
Amount
Notes
New Student Registration Fee
1,000
Only for first-time registered students.
Not required for re-enrolled students.
Mandatory Accidental
Insurance Fee
Around 300~900 below 180 days
(The exact amounts depend on
 how many days in Taiwan)
Demanded by the Ministry of Education, it is compulsory for foreign students to be enrolled in a mandatory accidental insurance plan. The fee is waived for students who present a proof of coverage under other accidental insurance plans.
Health Insurance Fee
About 750 per month
After 6 months studying in Taiwan
 
Textbooks and other
study materials (estimated)
Around 700/ 4 or 8 weeks per term Around 1,500/ 12 weeks per term
The exact amounts depend on the
textbook used in each class.
Transportation Fee
1,500 /per person
Pick up at Tao-Yuan Airport to DOC
on the planned day.
 
 
 
Payment Method
DOC (abbrev Division of Chinese) accepts tuition payment in cash (NTD only) or by credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, JCB).
 
Students must go to the DOC office (in the Language Center Building, Jin-De Campus) to register and pay the tuition fees after arriving in Changhua. 

Refund Policy
Please go to DOC Office to apply for refunds. Average processing days for refund requests are 7-10 working days.
 
The Refund Policy is based on the Ministry of Education’s Guidelines for Colleges with Extension Education Programs.
 
”Refunds” refer to tuition cost only. Other costs, including application fees and insurance costs, will not be refunded.
 
 
Refund Percentage of Tuition
Applications Submitted
90%
no later than the day before the program starts.
50%
before 1/3 of the program is completed
No refunds
after the program is 1/3 completed
 
Students who pay for the next term in advance for the purpose of visa application may request for a full refund if their visa application is rejected. The refund request must be submitted with a proof of visa rejection before the new term starts or within the first week of the new term.
Course Information
1.    For applicants who require original documentation in order to apply for a visa, we recommend that application materials be sent and received. Original admission letters are mailed via regular airmail and require sufficient time to reach applicants.
2.    For applicants who are nationals of 90-day visa exempt entry countries or who have proof of legal residency in Taiwan. Admission letters will be emailed.
3.    After receiving your application, it will take about 5-weekdays to process your application. An admission letter will be sent to your mailing address after your application is accepted. Please register yourself in the Language Center on the dates listed on the admission letter.
4.    Please note that, according to the Taiwan Ministry of Education regulations, students who intend to apply for a Student Visa for Chinese Language Studies should fulfill at least 3 class hours per day and 15 class hours per week.
 
Application Materials
Documents which are not issued in English or Chinese must be accompanied by a translation.
DOC accepts applications via e-mails or post. Applicants can choose to submit application materials via e-mails (nancy0714@cc.ncue.edu.tw ) or by post (Division of Chinese, Language Center, National Changhua University of Education No.108, Xueshi St., Changhua City, Taiwan 500).
 
 
Item
Note
Application Form
Please download the application form at the links below. 
Application Form Download :
Word Format:  
PDF Format:
Photocopy of Diploma (or other proof of education)
DOC only admits applicants with a high school degree or above. Acceptable proof of education includes: 
(1) High school graduates
 a graduation certificate of high school or admission letters of universities. 
(2) Undergraduates or above
 a transcript of university courses, a diploma of bachelor’s degree(or above), or a student ID.
Health certificate
Please turn in a certificate of health examination conducted within the past 6 months.The health examination needs to include an HIV test.
Original Copy of Financial Statement
(1) Applicants must prove they are able to support their studies and stay in Taiwan. They need to show that they have adequate funds of at least 2,400 USD or the equivalent amount in other currency. This proof may be a dated bank statement or a letter from a bank on its letterhead issued within the past 3 months. 
(2) If using a family member's bank statement, the statement must show the same family name of the applicant and the spelling must be the same as that of the applicant. That family member must submit a letter guaranteeing willingness to support the applicant's stay in Taiwan. 
(3) A photocopy of confirmed proof of scholarship acceptance or bank loans.
Form Download  
Word Format
PDF Format
Photocopy of Passport
A photocopy of the information page of the applicant’s passport.
Photocopy of a two-inch photo
within the past 3 months
Vietnam applicants only
Học lực
Cần nộp một trong các loại văn bằng sau:
Bằng tốt nghiệp đại học hoặc cao đẳng (hoặc giấy chứng nhận đang theo học) và bảng điểm
Bằng tốt nghiệp THPT : thành tích học tập trung bình các môn học mỗi năm đạt từ 6.0 điểm trở lên.
Trình độ
ngoại ngữ
Yêu cầu cung cấp một trong những chứng chỉ năng lực Hoa ngữ sau:
1. Chứng chỉ Kỳ thi Năng lực Hoa ngữ (TOCFL) từ cấp 1 (cấp vỡ lòng) trở lên.
2. Chứng nhận hoàn thành lớp tiếng Hoa cấp 1 (cấp vỡ lòng) do Trung tâm Giáo dục Đài Loan (TEIC) cấp.
3. Chứng chỉ tiếng Hoa do Trường đại học Khoa học Xã hội và Nhân văn TPHCM cấp, hoặc Trường Đại học Sư phạm TPHCM cấp.
4. Chứng chỉ kèm bảng điểm năng lực tiếng Anh: TOEFL, TOEIC, IELTS.
4. Đối tượng theo học các chuyên ngành tiếng Hoa hoặc tiếng Anh tại các trường Đại học, Cao đẳng phải có bảng điểm thành tích học tập ít nhất một năm, thành tích học tập trung bình các môn học mỗi năm đạt từ 6.0 điểm trở lên.
Ghi chú
1. Kể từ tháng 7 năm 2012, sinh viên Việt Nam khi đến Văn phòng chúng tôi xin visa du học tiếng Hoa hoặc visa du học chính quy yêu cầu phải cung cấp giấy chứng nhận năng lực ngoại ngữ cơ bản (Hoa hoặc Anh), Nếu không cung cấp các chứng chỉ nêu trên, sẽ không thụ lý. Đề nghị quý trường phối hợp thông báo rộng rãi đến sinh viên Việt Nam về việc chuẩn bị đầy đủ các chứng chỉ ngoại ngữ trong thời gian sớm nhất.
2. Trình độ năng lực Ngoại ngữ được nêu trong bảng quy địnhnày chỉ dựa theo tiêu chuẩn tham khảo thấp nhất khi xét visa xin du học tiếng Hoa hoặc visa du học chính quy đối với sinh viên Việt Nam. Các trường đại học khi xét duyệt hồ sơ xin nhập học của sinh viên Việt Nam, có thể dựa theo những yêu cầu học tập riêng của từng trường mà đề ra những tiêu chuẩn năng lực ngoại ngữ cao hơn, đồng thờiyêu cầu xem xét năng lực Ngoại ngữ (Hoa hoặc Anh) của sinh viên như một điều kiện bắt buộc trước khi đồng ý cấp Thư nhập học.
3. Kỳ thi năng lực hoa ngữ (TOCFL) chia làm 5 cấp, được tổ chức hằng năm vào tháng 3 và tháng 11 tại các thành phố lớn ở Việt Nam, đồng thời tổ chức thi theo nhu cầu riêng của các trường và các công ty, xí nghiệp. Hoan nghênh các sinh viên Việt Nam đến đăng ký dự thi. Mọi thông tin về kỳ thi đều được đăng tải trên trang web của Trung tâm Dữ liệu Giáo dục Đài Loan tại Việt Nam http://www.tweduvn.org.
Trung tâm Dữ liệu Giáo dục Đài Loan tại Việt Nam Văn bản ngày 20/8/2012
 
Submitting Applications
 
All application materials must be received before the application deadline and cannot be returned once submitted. In order to leave enough time for visa application, we suggest applicants to send their application materials as early as possible. After applicants receive the admission letter, applicants should register, make payment, and take a placement in person on the registration days indicated on the letter.
 
By e-mail
Application materials must be sent to the following e-mail address—
Nancy0714@cc.ncue.edu.tw
By post
Application materials must be addressed to DOC’s mailing address—
Division of Chinese, Language Center, National Changhua University of Education
No.108, Xueshi St., Changhua City, Taiwan 500
 (500 臺灣彰化縣彰化市學士街108號語文中心華語文組收)
Submitted in person
The application should be submitted to —
Office , 1F Language Center Building, No.108, Xueshi St., Changhua City, Taiwan 500
(500 臺灣彰化縣彰化市學士街108號語文中心華語文組辦公室)
Online Application
It will be launched soon.
 
Notice
1.      After you completed the application process and received an admission letter, you must arrive at DOC on the indicated New Student Registration Day to register. 
2.      New students except Chinese beginners will take a placement test on the day they register. In order to ensure students are placed in the class suitable to their levels and the students have already arrived, DOC require students to complete the registration process in person. Tuition fees cannot be paid by mail or by a delegated person. 
3.      We recommend students come to Taiwan a couple days before the term begins in order to make accommodation arrangement and adapt to the learning and living surrounding.
 
 


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