As a specific TCFL (Teaching of Chinese as a foreign language) section of the University, the Chinese Language Teaching Center, International Education College has trained more than 1,000 overseas students from over 20 countries since 2003.
The Center is located inside the Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Park, close to metro line 2 and within the 10 kilometer radius of international Biyun and Lianyang communities.
The Center provides small-class teaching (no more than 20 in one class). The teachers in the Center are young and well-qualified.
The Center can provide a variety of teaching modules in Pudong and Puxi campuses. These modules include long-term Chinese language course, business Chinese course, TCM preparatory program, short-term cultural experience course and experience course in summer.
Other than classroom teaching, the Center also provides free cultural experience courses such as Taiji, Chinese martial arts, Chinese tea art, Chinese calligraphy, folk music and Chinese paintings. In addition, language practice activities such as table tennis, Chinese speech contest, touring to neighbouring cities, and enjoying acrobatic performance and Peking Opera will be organized to help students better understand Chinese culture.