Teaching Chinese for foreigners was started in 1984 inZhengzhouUniversity.ZhengzhouUniversityis the earliest university which begins to admit international Chinese language students inHenanprovince. For over 30 years,ZhengzhouUniversityhas cultivated a multitude of international Chinese talents for more than 60 countries all over the world, and thus gained a good international reputation.
The International Chinese Education Department is responsible for the Chinese teaching work of international students at all levels of Zhengzhou University, including Chinese language Training Program, University Preparatory Chinese-taught Program, Special Chinese Program (for example, Medical Chinese), The Themed Chinese Language Training Program, Chinese Language Teacher Training Program, The Immersion Program in Chinese Culture, Tailor-made Chinese Language Training Program, Chinese Education Program and etc. Meanwhile, we also provide degree courses for the international students, including BA in Chinese language and Master of Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages (joint training ofSchoolof liberal Arts).
Our department has a large group of experienced professional teachers, among which 60% haveadvanced academic or research rank titles, 80% have study or work experiences in various countries such as United States, UK, Russia, Canada, India, New Zealand, South Korea, Thailand and etc. Teachers of our department have carried out a series of studies in aspect of international Chinese education and teaching, and published numerous international Chinese teaching materials and Chinese language teaching materials. Our Chinese teaching adopts the advanced teaching philosophy and teaching methods in line with the international trends along with various forms of learning support outside class, so as to enable the students to get pleasant learning experience and learning outcomes.
International Chinese Education Department will make continuous efforts to satisfy thee vear-growing Chinese learning needs at home and abroad so as to provide high-quality Chinese education services for learners of various countries and at various levels all over the world.