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Mandarin Corner: "Entering the World of Chinese Characters"

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June 17 saw over 20 participants join NCI's final Mandarin Corner event of the academic year, "Entering the World of Chinese Characters", with great enthusiasm. The online class introduced the origin, development and formation of Chinese characters and was delivered by highly experienced Mandarin teacher Ms Zhuanhui Guo.
Date:
24 June 2021

Online Mandarin Courses available this summer with Nottingham Confucius Institute

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We are pleased to confirm that NCI will be offering a range of 5-week courses this summer, including HSK Beginners, Conversational Mandarin and Character Writing, all taught by experienced language teachers from Chinese universities.
Date:
09 June 2021

NCI holds public lecture on online teaching and task-based approaches

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Sunday May 23 saw over 50 Mandarin teachers and TCSOL students from both the UK and China attend an online lecture organised by the Nottingham Confucius Institute and Fudan University. We were pround to welcome Professor Wu Zhongwei and Ms Xu Jing from Fudan's School of International Cultural Exchange, to deliver a lecture entitled "The Interface of Online Teaching and Task-based Teaching".
Date:
26 May 2021

Public Talk- Understanding who we are: a Daoist perspective

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On 20 May, NCI was proud to hold its third and final Chinese Philosophy Lecture session of the term entitled "Understanding who we are: a Daoist perspective". The talk was once again given by founder of Embrace China Ltd Mr Manuel Parreno, who studied Chinese Philosophy in China for three years after developing a passion for Daoism.
Date:
25 May 2021

Public Talk - The Law Governing all Laws: Daoism and Happiness

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Nottingham Confucius Institute was delighted to host the second session in the NCI Chinese Philosophy Talk Series on Daoism on 22 April. The Teams talk was again delivered by Manuel Parreno, a China expert who studied Political Science and Chinese language in the US before taking a three-year Masters degree in Chinese Philosophy in China after developing a passion for Daoism.
Date:
30 April 2021

HSK & HSKK EXAMS - 5 Jun 2021

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Registration is now open for the December HSK and HSKK Exams. The registration deadline is Tuesday 18 May.
Date:
21 April 2021

Public Talk: Managing stress amidst the Pandemic: a Daoist Perspective

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The first of the NCI Chinese Philosophy Talk Series on Daoism took place on Teams on 11 March. The talk was chaired by Jason Feehily, Director of Knowledge Exchange Asia on behalf of the University and NCI and delivered by Manuel Parreno, a China expert who studied Political Science and Chinese language in the US and subsequently obtained a three-year Masters degree in Chinese Philosophy in China after developing a passion for Daoism.
Date:
17 March 2021

NCI Support Local School Chinese New Year Gala

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The Nottingham Confucius Institute were delighted to support Nottingham Chinese School's Chinese New Year Gala, which took place on Saturday 27 February. The 90-minute online event was attended by over 300 pupils and their families.
Date:
03 March 2021

NCI Support UoN Student Societies Event to Promote Cross Culture Communication and Understanding

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Over 30 Nottingham University students took part in the Chinese New Year Language Partner Challenge event, jointly organised by two UoN student societies: CSSA (Chinese Scholars and Students Association) and Contemporary China with support from Nottingham Confucius Institute. The online event took place via Teams on Saturday 27 Feb.
Date:
03 March 2021

Chinese New Year Digital Celebrations 2021

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Specially curated by Lakeside Arts in partnership with Nottingham Confucius Institute, a pre-recorded gala programme - "Chinese New Year Digital Celebrations 2021" was made available online to help UoN staff, students and local residents celebrate the arrival of the Year of the Ox between 11-26 February.
Date:
01 March 2021
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