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  Welcome to Beijing Language and Culture University   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
It is the only international university in China with its main task set at teaching the Chinese language and culture to foreign students.
Over the past 40 years since its establishment, the university has trained hundreds of thousands of foreign students who are proficient in Chinese and familiar with the Chinese culture, from over 160 countries and regions in the world.
The University comprises of 11 teaching units and 13 research institutions, with the number of teaching and administrative staff totaled 1425, including 829 in teaching and researching, 303 of which have advanced titles.
www.blcu.edu.cn /blcuWeb/english/Profile.asp   (581 words)

  EthnoMed: Chinese Food Cultural Profile
Chinese culture believes that "yi xing bu xing," which means by using any shape or part of the animal the same part of the human body can be replenished and strengthened.
Chinese culture believes there is a positive energy and a negative energy in the universe.
Chinese expect to have fresh fruit and vegetable in their daily meals, it is not difficult to comply with a provider's suggestion to increase intake of these items.
ethnomed.org /cultures/chinese/chinese_food.html   (2161 words)

 Chinese Culture Connection (CCC) - Concert
The Chinese Fine Art Exhibit was established not only to promote the artists and their artwork, but to also educate the general public about the beauty and sophistication of Chinese culture and traditions.
As a member of the Chinese Culture Connection’s artist team, CCC sponsored her first recital entitled "Harmony with Nature" in 2001.
The Chinese Culture Connection, a non-profit organization, was founded in 1986 to promote understanding and appreciation for Chinese culture through Educational Programs in visual and performing arts for schools, libraries, museums and community centers.
www.chinesecultureconnection.org /events/maldenexhibit.html   (1529 words)

 Chinese Food in Chinese Culture - Chinese cooking tradition, history and food style
The food style of a culture is certainly first of all determined by the natural resources that are available for its use.
In the Chinese culture, the whole process of preparing food from raw ingredients to morsels ready for the mouth involves a complex of interrelated variables that is highly distinctive when compared with other food traditions of major magnitude.
Send a Chinese cook into an American kitchen, given Chinese or American ingredients, and he or she will (a) prepare an adequate amount of fan, (b) cut up the ingredients and mix them up in various combinations, and (c) cook the ingredients into several dishes and, perhaps, a soup.
www.chinesefooddiy.com /about1_foodinculture.htm   (2413 words)

 Study in China with EducAsian: Xian Jiaotong University
Xi'an Jiaotong University, located in age-old Xi'an and covering an area for over 181 hectares, is a key university directed by the Ministry of Education of China.
It is one of the oldest universities in China with her predecessor Nanyang College founded in Shanghai in 1896.
On the decision of the State Council, the main body of university was moved to Xi'an in 1956 and was formally named the Xi'an Jiaotong University in 1959.
www.educasian.com /university/xianjiaotong.html   (218 words)

 Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures - Chinese Courses   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Chinese 102 is the continuation of Chinese 101.
With the mastery of linguistic structures, students are therefore able to achieve communicative functions on a variety of topics centering on campus life, social issues, and aspects of Chinese culture.
Native and near-native speakers of Chinese are not eligible for this course.
www.virginia.edu /amelc/chinese.html   (2354 words)

The School of Sinology at TFSU is among the earliest institutions in China authorized by the Chinese Ministry of Education to accept foreign students.
The importance of Tianjin was reaffirmed in May 2006 as the Chinese government officially designated Tianjin as the primary engine for the further economic development of north China.
Students will also study Chinese history and culture, Chinese music, Tai Chi, cuisine, etc. The program features a number of excursions to major sites of cultural heritage and current economic activities, designed to enhance students’ understanding of China’s glorious past and dynamic present.
mailer.fsu.edu /~flan/chinese/documents/tianjin_program.htm   (453 words)

 Beijing Language and Culture University
The university is recommended because of its emphasis on accelerated learning, with small classes of 5 to 10 students, and its outstanding language and culture curriculum.
This university is regarded as the optimal learning environment compared to other language universities in Beijing where classes average 15 to 20 students.
Teachers of Chinese language and culture all acquire teaching qualification certification issued by the ministry of education.
www.iscbeijing.com /schools.htm   (600 words)

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Chinese history, timelines, maps, and chronology of dynasties and emperors.
Chinese popular religion bibliography (1995 to present) compiled by Philip Clart (Department of Religious Studies, University of Missouri-Columbia).
EMEDCH-L is devoted to promoting discussion centered on the studies of the period of Chinese history between the Han and the Tang dynasties (3rd through 6th centuries A.D.).
lib.haifa.ac.il /www/subj/chinese.html   (743 words)

 Chinese Culture University - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Chinese Culture University (Chinese: 中國文化大學) is a private university in Huagang, Shilin District, Taipei, Republic of China (Taiwan).
It is the university with the highest altitude in Taiwan.
This Republic of China (Taiwan) university, college or other education institution article is a stub.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Chinese_Culture_University   (165 words)

 Chinese culture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
In Chinese culture, dim sum, whole fish, chicken, meat and vegetables are all steamed in a wok.
Chinese culture has a strong philosophy toward education which consists of a core set of main beliefs.
FashionGates.com,...in traditional Chinese attire and a pair of dragons, was accused of violating rules and failing to “uphold national dignity and respect of Chinese culture...
china.4newz.com /news/Chinese_culture.html   (5450 words)

 Beijing Language And Culture University, Advanced Chinese Training- PRC Study   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The Teaching and Research Institute of Accelerated Chinese Study is responsible for the overall design of short-term and accelerated Chinese instructions given to foreign students, installation of curricula, study of teaching methods and compilation of textbooks.
Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language is a four-year program, but the college also runs a series of study and training courses, including the summer courses assigned by the Ministry of Education, for both Chinese and foreign teachers.
The Center For Studies of Chinese as Second Language aims at promoting the study of disciplinary theory in teaching Chinese as a foreign language, study of the Chinese language, and study of theories in teaching and learning.
www.prcstudy.com /blcu_profile.shtml   (1340 words)

 Li Xiangting Biography
In 1989, he accepted a fellowship to Cambridge University, London, to research guqin improvisation, and lectured on guqin and dongxiao as a visiting fellow at the Music Department of the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London.
He took part in the annual exhibition of the Chinese Art House in 1988 and held a solo art exhibition at the University of London in 1989.
His biography is in the "Directory of Chinese Artists and the Celebrities of Who's Who of Contemporary Chinese Artists".
www.chineseculture.net /wangfei/lxt/libio.html   (580 words)

 New Page 1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Hu received a BA degree in Dance from Chinese Culture University, Taipei, Taiwan, and a Master of Arts degree in Performing Arts/Dance from The American University, Washington DC.
The Chinese dance class is enjoying it’s forth year at the Portland Chinese School.
Choreographing traditional Chinese dance with a classical base of Ballet and Beijing Opera has always been the main focus of this class.
www.portlandchineseschool.org /after_school/folk_dance.htm   (174 words)

 Georgetown University Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures -
The Chinese major combines thorough training in spoken and written Chinese language with the development of critical approaches to a broad range of Chinese cultural phenomena including classical and modern literature, visual arts, film, popular culture, and underlying aspects of philosophical and social thought.
Chinese majors are required to spend at least one semester studying in a Chinese-speaking country.
The Chinese minor requires seven courses, at least six of which must be Chinese language courses or advanced courses conducted in Chinese.
www.georgetown.edu /departments/asian/p_requir-c.htm   (618 words)

 Beijing Language and Culture University - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Meanwhile it also undertakes the tasks of Chinese students’ education specialized in foreign languages and other relevant subjects of humanities and social sciences, training teachers of Chinese as a foreign language, and intensive training of foreign languages.
Early in the 1950s when the undertaking of teaching Chinese as a foreign language (TCFL) was still at the initial stage, the first generation of BLCU teachers had taken an active part in the pioneering work.
In 1964, the school was officially named as Beijing Language Institute and later was renamed as Beijing Language and Culture University (北京语言文化大学)in June, 1996, which was shortened to Beijing Language University (in Chinese) in July, 2002 with the approval of the Ministry of Education.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Beijing_Language_and_Culture_University   (519 words)

 Asia Society: New Chinese Art - Artist Biographies
Education and Training: Chinese Culture University, Taipei, B.A., 1986
Education and Training: Chinese Culture University, Taipei, B.A., 1989, and Hochschule der K¸nste, Berlin, M.F.A., 1996
Education and Training: Tamkang University, Taipei, B.A., 1979, and Staatliche Kunstakademie, Düsseldorf, 1986
www.asiasociety.org /arts/insideout/artistbios.html   (677 words)

 China List : Chinese University
The Chinese University of Hong Kong Department of Architecture
Kwans Jade, Exhibits from the Chinese University of Hong Kong
Provides Chinese students, scholars and their families with support, enhancesthe communication within the Chinese community, and promotes inter-cultural...
china-list.com /chineseuniversity/index.php   (767 words)

 Chinese Culture and Communication Program
The Chinese Culture and Communication Program offers cross-cultural communication and language courses in Cantonese, Korean, Mandarin Chinese and Vietnamese, of various levels and intensities.
Chinese culture courses of many different topics are also offered.
This course is ideal for those looking to obtain a better understanding of Chinese art and culture.This course consists of workshops with different topics, all painting with Chinese brush pen and ink.
www.cic.sfu.ca /chinese   (1363 words)

 Chinese Pottery and Porcelain
For example, in the late Yuan (1279-1368 A.D.) and early Ming (1368-1644 A.D.) dynasties, the material used to produce porcelain in world-famous Chingte Chen, Kiangsi Province, was porcelain stone mixed with kaolin, a material with relatively poor plasticity.
Modern porcelain makers would today be hard put to reproduce this unique process for treating porcelain clay, and the highly developed craftsmanship that accompanied it-even with their state-of-the-art equipment and technologies.
In meeting the challenge of modern art by merging it with traditional culture, Chinese ceramic art looks toward wholly new creative and innovative horizons.
www.chinatownconnection.com /chinese_pottery_porcelain.htm   (1041 words)

 Study in China with EducAsian: Beijing Language and Culture University
Since China began opening up to the outside world in the late 1970’s, Beijing Language and Culture University, commonly known as Yu Yan Xue Yuan, or Bei Yu, has been the premier institution for foreigners learning Chinese.
With over 3,000 foreign students studying their a year, and almost 30,000 foreign alumni, BLCU is by far the largest and most popular school for students of Chinese from all over the world.
In fact many of the textbooks used for studying Chinese around the world are published here.
www.educasian.com /university/blcu.html   (264 words)

 Dying for Taiwan Independence by Bevin Chu
According to the results of a scientific poll conducted in late March by the Chinese Culture University on Taiwan, 65% of the university students on Taiwan would be unwilling to defend the island if the Chinese Communists were to attack; only 35% would be willing.
The reason the brightest young minds on Taiwan are unwilling to fight in the event the Chinese mainland attacks, is not because they are unwilling to "fight for their country."
University students on Taiwan don't consider redefining themselves as "Taiwanese, not Chinese" something worth fighting and dying for.
www.lewrockwell.com /orig5/chu3.html   (433 words)

 Studying Chinese in Taiwan - study Mandarin or learn Taiwanese
Learning to read and write Chinese though is very difficult and requires a lot of dedication and hard work.
Reflections on "Romanized" Taiwanese and the Culture of Taiwan
Although other Chinese languages such as Cantonese, Hakka and Hokkien are often referred to as dialects this is in fact incorrect.
taiwan.8m.net /study.html   (1515 words)

 UI Chinese Program -- Language & Cultural Activities
The Chinese Corner is a non-threatening, indeed a pleasant place for the faculty and students who want to practice their oral Chinese.
For the Chinese, Chinese calligraphy is the highest form of art.
Chinese dumplings are one of the most important dishes during Chinese New Year Celebration.
www.uiowa.edu /~chinese/activities   (858 words)

 Learn Chinese - Sinoculture
This will give you a chance to be fully immersed in the Chinese culture and while doing so gain an in-depth experience of the country that will stay with you the rest of your life.
Forty million people are learning Chinese overseas according to official statistics, and this number is increasing by 20% per year.
Chinese is also one of the five UN official languages.
www.sinoculture.com /learnchinese   (875 words)

 Culture : China : Selected Internet Resources (Portals to the World, Library ofCongress)
"Chinese culture" is a broad term that encompasses China's language, literature, music, theater, art, and architecture, all of which have undergone thousands of years of development.
In addition to sites on these traditional forms of Chinese culture, this pathfinder also links to sites about more recent cultural forms, such as contemporary art and music and propaganda posters from the Maoist era.
Presents approximately 10% of the collection of Cultural Revolution posters from the University of Westminster Centre for the Study of Democracy, U.K.: 74 posters (1963-1979) with descriptions including - where available - name of artist, date, title in Chinese characters and in English translation, and some background information on the poster.
www.loc.gov /rr/international/asian/china/resources/china-culture.html   (1155 words)

 Chinese Language Page
Dialects usually refer to "regional forms of a language." However, many of the regional variants which are commonly referred to as "dialects" of the Chinese language are more different from one another than French is from Spanish or Norwegian is from Swedish!
One thing that makes the Chinese dialect situation unique -- that is different from the situation confronting speakers of French and Spanish or Norwegian and Swedish -- concerns the fact that all speakers who are literate share a common written language.
There are 885,000,000 people who speak Chinese all over the world, with the most speakers in China, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Russia, the United States of America, Mongolia, Viet Nam, Brunei, South Africa, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Hong Kong.
www.uni.edu /becker/chinese.html   (369 words)

 Master Au Ho-nien Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
He is Hwakang Professor of Art at the Chinese Culture University, Taipei, a prestigious post and Taiwan’s highest accolade for an artist.
Master Au became a Fellow of the Chinese Academy in 1968 and Academician of the Chinese Academy in 1974.
He has received the Global Overseas Chinese Culture Award, Golden Goblet Award of Chinese Art from the Chinese Art Association, and International Communication Service Award from the Government Information Office in Taiwan, and participated with honors in the French National Society of Fine Arts Biennial Exhibition at the Grand Palais Museum of Paris.
www.uindy.edu /aumuseum/masterau   (282 words)

 Accredited Chinese Learning Centers in Taiwan
Perhaps this is one reason why the number of foreign students coming to the ROC for all levels of language study has been increasing for so long.
Students can simultaneously observe traditional Chinese culture as well as enjoy the advantages of a modern, developed society.
These centers that offer non-degree language and culture programs are all university affiliated institutions accredited by the ROC Ministry of Education.
www.tw.org /language/prgms.html   (277 words)

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