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Fall 2017

Level 1: Introductory Chinese (block1)
Level 2: Elementary Chinese I (block2)
Taichi
Chen Style Taichi at CVM
Taichi for Older Adults

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Level 1: Introductory Chinese (Block 1)

This course is a beginning level course of Mandarin Chinese designed for students without any Chinese Language background. Introductory Chinese will provide you with a rudimentary knowledge of the Mandarin phonetic system (Pinyin), pronunciation, tones, the writing system, daily vocabulary, and basic sentence structure. Speaking and Listening practice will be emphasized in this course. Students will learn how to greet, ask for names, ask for nationality, ask about the address, ask the date etc.

  • Time:
    Mondays & Thursdays, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
  • Duration:
    August 17 – October 9, 2017 (14 sessions); No class on Sept.4, Oct.5
  • Location:
    NC State University Centennial Campus, Engineering Building 1, Room 1010
    911 Partners Way, Raleigh, NC 27606
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  • Instructor:
    Ms. YU Yanling, yyu38@ncsu.edu
  • Minimum Enrollment: 5
  • Course Status: Closed
  • Registration Fee:
    General $150 / Current NCSU Students $100
    Textbook: Ni Wo Ta, $40

 

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Level 2: Elementary Chinese I (Block 2)

This course is designed for those who have completed Introductory Chinese or the equivalent (30 class hrs). This course will help students improve their vocabulary, enhance their Chinese speaking, listening, writing and reading abilities. At the completion of the course, students will be able to use Chinese to ask for price, order dishes in a restaurant, change money in a bank, borrow books in a library , etc. Students are expected to make short conversations related to daily life.

  • Time:
    Mondays & Thursdays, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
  • Duration:
    October 12 – November 30, 2017 (14 sessions); No class on Nov.23
  • Location:
    NC State University Centennial Campus, Engineering Building 1, Room 1010
    911 Partners Way, Raleigh, NC 27606
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  • Instructor:
    Ms. YU Yanling, yyu38@ncsu.edu
  • Minimum Enrollment: 5
  • Course Status: Open for Enrollment
  • Registration Fee:
    General $150 / Current NCSU Students $100
    Textbook: Ni Wo Ta, $40

 

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Taichi

This interactive event will introduce you to the philosophy and practice of Tai Chi, an ancient Chinese health exercise. Tai Chi is a form of energy cultivation and internal martial art. You’ll learn the techniques of relaxation, breathing, balance. Tai Chi offers health benefits such as reducing tension, high blood pressure, and arthritis.

  • Time:
    Thursday, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
  • Duration:
    August 31 – September 28, 2017 (5 sessions)
  • Location:
    NC State University Court of North Carolina
    NCSU Court of North Carolina
  • Instructor:
    Ms. YANG Mei, myang18@ncsu.edu
  • Minimum Enrollment: 5
  • Course Status: Closed
  • Registration Fee:
    $30

 

 

  • Time:
    Thursday, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
  • Duration:
    October 12 – November 9, 2017 (5 sessions)
  • Location:
    NC State University Centennial Campus Engineering Oval
    NCSU the Oval
  • Instructor:
    Ms. YANG Mei, myang18@ncsu.edu
  • Minimum Enrollment: 5
  • Course Status: Open for Enrollment
  • Registration Fee:
    $30

 

 

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Chen Style Taichi at CVM

Chen Style Taijiquan is an unique movements inherited from a deep traditional Chinese culture. This new course will teach you the external impression and the internal power fluid from the designed physical exercise. You’ll learn not only the philosophy of Chinese martial arts (Kung Fu) but also the techniques of controlling your body and energy from the actions. All sessions are more compact for learning and training and more flexible for the participants to arrange their time.

  • Time:
    Mondays & Thursdays, 5:00pm – 6:00pm
  • Duration:
    September 18 – October 2, 2017
  • Location:
    NC State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Lawn in front of Main Building
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  • Instructor:
    Ms. YANG Mei, myang18@ncsu.edu
  • Minimum Enrollment: 5
  • Maximum Enrollment: 25
  • Course Status: Closed
  • Registration Fee:
    $30

 

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Taichi for Older Adults

Join this special Taichi introductory class tailored for older adults. Enjoy the beautiful fall air at Pullen Park as Dr. YANG Mei guide you through this simplified and low-impact Taichi course, no experience needed. This class is open to anyone but space is limited to 25 participants. 

  • Time:
    Mondays & Thursdays, 9:30am – 10:30am
  • Duration:
    October 9 – October 23, 2017
  • Location:
    Pullen Park Tennis Courts, 398 Ashe Ave, Raleigh, NC 27606
  • Instructor:
    Ms. YANG Mei, myang18@ncsu.edu
  • Minimum Enrollment: 5
  • Maximum Enrollment: 25
  • Course Status: Open for Enrollment
  • Registration Fee:
    $30

 

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