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Beginning Chinese II

Beginning Chinese II allows students who successfully completed Beginning Chinese I at the Confucius Institute, or those at a similar level, to continue to work on reading, listening, speaking, and writing Chinese.  By the end of the session, students will be able to initiate simple requests, and give a simple and basic description of a person, a place, or an object. Students who complete this level may want to consider taking the HSK-1.*

*The HSK is a standardized international Chinese proficiency test for non-native speakers and is conducted by the Confucius Institute at the University of Minnesota twice yearly. Learn more about HSK testing at the Confucius Institute.

Placement Test

Not sure if you're ready for Beginning Chinese II? Complete our placement test and send it in. One of our instructors will assess your level and help you choose the class best suited to your abilities.


Wednesdays, 6:00–7:30 p.m.


$225 for each participant


University International Center
331 17th Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414

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