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A practical introduction to the art of the Chinese writing brush. Students will be introduced to the care and use of writing brushes, inkstones, inkblocks, and the paper - the four treasures of the scholar's studio.Students will learn how to write Chinese characters with a brush, beginning with simple exercises on brushstrokes and graduating to "standard script" (Kaishu) and other styles.
No previous knowledge of Chinese is necessary. The subject would suit students learning Chinese at all levels, and people with an interest in Chinese art and culture.
A practical introduction to the art of Chinese painting, using a writing brush. Students will be introduced to the care and use of writing brushes and other materials. They will learn the basics of brush techniques for painting, and will gain practice in painting the "impressionistic" (xieyi) style. A range of important themes will be covered, such as birds, flowers, and landscapes.
No knowledge of Chinese or previous experience in Chinese painting is necessary. The subject would suit students learning about Chinese culture and people with an interest in Chinese art and culture.
Term dates for 2017
Term 1 - January 30 - May 12
Term 2 - May 15 - July 21
Term 3 - July 24 - September 29
Term 4 - October 12 - December 16
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 9035 8204 for more details.
TERM 3 ENROLMENTS
- Term 3 enrolments are now open. View the timetable.
- Course cost is $409.00 per ten week term (20 hours), and includes GST, textbook and all course materials. A 10% discount is offered to returning Confucius Institute Students, University of Melbourne staff, students and alumni.
- Please read our Enrolment Guidelines below before making payment.
For more information please contact: Ms Linlin Lu at email@example.com or call 9035 8204
- Enrolments are for a 10 week course of lessons (the Institute cannot accept week-by-week payments)
- Payments are requested prior to the commencement of the term;
- Refunds cannot be issued for withdrawals after the commencement of the term
- Refunds cannot be issued for missed classes.
- Mid-term enrolments will be accepted on a case-by-case basis
Thank you for your co-operation and understanding. For any enrolment enquiries please contact Ms Linlin Lu.
Confucius Institute at the University of Melbourne’s 10th Anniversary Celebration- An evening with Nanjing University’s Traditional Chinese Music Orchestra
The Confucius Institute at the University of Melbourne presents a 10th Anniversary Celebration Concert by the renowned Nanjing University Traditional Chinese Music Orchestra on August 24th. This performance will form part of NJU Orchestra's Australian tour, where they will perform 9 times across 4 states and territories. The evening will also include the announcement of the winner of the Xiamen Airlines photo competition who will receive a free ticket to China. Please join us for an evening of traditional Chinese music and celebration with friends of the Confucius Institute at the University of Melbourne.
Need to improve your basic language skills when engaging with Chinese business partners? This introductory session is designed to help small business staff who have either never learned or are just beginning to learn communication skills in Chinese. Learn basic greetings, an understanding of pronunciation and simple phrases for use in a business context. This event is part of the Victorian Government's Small Business Festival on August 17, 12-2pm.
Registrations and expressions of interest for the 2017 China Tour are due by August 11th 2017. This tour offers a fantastic opportunity for students and young professionals (aged 18-30) to learn about Chinese language and culture and the modern Chinese economy through a Nanjing University language short-course and business visits. The tour also includes a number of briefings and visits in the Yangtze River Delta region. The tour includes visits to Hangzhou, the host city of the 2016 G20 and small business centre of China, Nanjing, China’s ancient capital and place of one of China’s Top 5 Universities (Nanjing University) and Shanghai, the international financial and commercial centre of China.
Full details here.
Register your interest by paying the deposit via the Asialink E-cart.
We are proud to continue our Business Beginners Chinese Language Course in Term 3 in partnership with the Bank of Melbourne, which will run from July 20-September 21.
Please find the details below: Level: Chinese Business Beginners (no previous language learning required) Date: July 20-September 21 2017 (Thursdays).
Where: Bank of Melbourne, Level 2, 525 Collins St, Melbourne. Cost: $438 for new students. $394 for CI returning students, UoM alumni and Bank of Melbourne stakeholders (includes textbook, GST and course materials)
Register: via the Asialink E-Cart
Questions and enquiries: Ms. Linlin Lu 90358204.
Confucius Institute Term 3 Chinese Beginners Language Courses. Interested in studying Chinese? Term 3 courses at the Confucius Institute at the University of Melbourne will run from July 17 -September 23. A wide range of Mandarin Chinese classes will be on offer, at all levels and are open to the general public. For more information please visit the Confucius Institute website or contact Ms. Linlin Lu.