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Summer Intensive Intermediate Chinese

Program(s): Sli Precollege, Sli Undergrad

*Taught Online for Summer 2021*  Summer Intermediate Chinese is an 8-week course designed for students who have already completed one year of college-level study of Modern Chinese (Mandarin). Listening, speaking, reading, and writing are equally emphasized, and materials from Chinese culture will also be incorporated into the course. Class will meet for five  three-hour periods a week, with additional speaking practice during the afternoon. This intensive summer Chinese course requires students to spend several additional hours per day preparing for class through drill sessions, independent study, and other activities. The curriculum for Intensive Intermediate Chinese is the equivalent of the CHIN 20100-20200-20300 sequence during the regular academic year at the University of Chicago.

Daily Course Expectations

Prerequisite of CHIN 10300 or equivalent; non-UChicago students should schedule placement counseling with department.

Course Overview

Current Grade / Education Level

11th Grade
12th Grade
Undergrad / Grad


Pre-College Summer Language Institute
Summer Language Institute (Undergrad)

Start Date

June 21

End Date

August 13

Class Details

Primary Instructor

Jun Yang

Academic Interest


Class Specifics

Course Code

CHIN 20123 91

Class Day(s)

Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri

Class Duration (CST)


2:30 P.M.


Session I

Course Length

8 weeks