Events

CIC Workshop: Inspiring and Engaging Activities for K-12 Chinese Learners By Marisa Fang

Saturday, January 24, 2015 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
The Confucius Institute in Chicago at Walter Payton College Prep High School
1034 North Wells Street, Room 106
Chicago, IL

In this workshop the presenter will demonstrate activities that connect to 5Cs and the 3 Modes and provide tips and tools for participating teachers to create inspiring and engaging activities in their own classrooms. Participants will have the opportunity to interact through meaningful and fun activities.

CIC Workshop: How to Teach Chinese Grammar and Organize Class activities by Lü Yuhui & Hu Xiumei

Saturday, January 17, 2015 - 9:00am to 11:00am
The Confucius Institute in Chicago at Walter Payton College Prep High School
1034 North Wells Street, Room 106
Chicago, IL

一. 常用汉语语法点及其教学方法 北师大吕俞辉教授

在汉语学习中,学生要想说出准确无误的句子,就必须遵从汉语的规则,这个规则就是语法。海外中小学汉语课堂无需系统讲授语法,但作为汉语教师,掌握常用汉语规则并熟知如何帮助学生掌握这些规则,则是教师的基本功所在。本讲座以海外学生学汉语的误句为出发点,关注汉英语法的差异,选讲若干常用且易出错的语法点。讲座会按“错在哪儿”、“怎么改”、“为什么错”、“规则是什么”、“ 怎么练习”的线索展开,不仅讲解汉语语法知识,更关注语法点的教学方式和练习方法。

Event canceled due to severe weather condition in Chicago--CIC Workshop: How to Become a Chinese Teacher in CPS

Saturday, January 10, 2015 - 9:30am to 11:30am
The Confucius Institute in Chicago Walter Payton College Prep High School
1034 N. Wells Street, Room 106
Chicago, IL

CPS (Chicago Public Schools) has been seeking certified, highly qualified K-12 Chinese World Language Teachers. If you are interested in teaching Chinese in CPS, the Confucius Institute in Chicago invites you to join us for the workshop. Ms.

CIC WORKSHOP: AP Chinese Exam Forum: Better Preparing Your Students for the AP Chinese Exam By Julia Kessel, George Kang, Meng Li and Yuan Jiang

Saturday, December 13, 2014 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
The Confucius Institute in Chicago at Walter Payton College Prep High School
1034 North Wells Street, Room 106
Chicago, IL

Having worked for AP Chinese Exam reading and scoring for years, the four presenters are going to share their rich experiences in preparing students to score high in the Exam. They are going to offer tips and strategies of teaching AP Chinese effectively and taking AP Chinese Exam successfully.

CIC WORKSHOP: SnapLingo Helps to Practice Chinese in a Real World By Yanlan King

Saturday, November 15, 2014 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Walter Payton College Prep High School
1034 North Wells Street, Room 106
Chicago, IL

SnapLingo is a mobile social platform that connects students (age 7 - 15) from the USA and China.  SnapLingo matches students as language buddies to practice foreign language and teach each other their native language and culture. Through guided photo missions, creative challenges, and rewards, students share the world around them while also seeing it through their language buddies’ eyes.

CIC WORKSHOP: Practical Application & Analysis of Chinese Teaching Methods from Harvard University By Ms. Qiuyu Wang from Northwestern University

Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
CIC at Walter Payton College Prep High School
1034 North Wells Street, Room 106
Chicago, , IL

The Collective Approach was first employed by the famous Chinese linguist Yuanren Zhao in a Chinese class at Harvard in 1940s in the Army Specialized Training Program. Since then, it has been consistently used in many well-known universities in the U.S. such as Princeton, Columbia, Middlebury and Harvard.

Chinese Cultural Festival/孔子学院日--Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of Confucius Institute Worldwide

Saturday, September 27, 2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Whitney Young Magnet High School
211 S. Laflin St.,
Chicago, , IL

The Confucius Institute in Chicago, in collaboration with the Confucius Institute at Valpraiso University and CPS, is planning a Chinese Cultural Festival to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Confucius Institute worldwide at Whitney Young Magnet High School on Saturday, September 27, 2014.

CIC WORKSHOP: Bringing Culture Into the Chinese Language Classroom

Saturday, September 13, 2014 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
CIC at Walter Payton College Prep High School
1034 North Wells Street, Room 106
Chicago, , IL

As world language teachers, we'll agree that gaining cultural skills is an important part of achieving competency in  a  world language.  In  order   to  help  enhance   the  Chinese language teaching and learning, Confucius Institute in Chicago  has invited local artists to come  to present  and demonstrate different types  of Chinese  cultural activities such  as folk dance and Taiji Quan.

Workshop in the Summer--Get the New School Year Off to a Great Start!

Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
The Confucius Institute in Chicago at Walter Payton College Prep High School
1034 North Wells Street, Room 106
Chicago, IL

What are some strategies to start the school year successfully? What to do on the first day of school? Do you want to leave the troubles of last school year behind you and start fresh? Many decisions affecting the success of a course take place well before the first day of school.

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