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Non-Credit Classes

Beginner's Chinese Class (China Adventure with 200 words)

This class will run for the first time in the 2019 Spring 2 semester, and is open to Webster students, staff, and faculty, as well as members of the community. Classes will run on Wednesdays from March 27 to May 1, 5:30pm to 7:30pm. Suggested contributions to cover class materials are as follows: $10 (student/alumni), $15 (faculty/staff), $25 (non-affiliated). To register, email your "full name + major/occupation" to For questions, you may also call (314)246-7705. The registration deadline for the next class is March 25, 2019.

After school classes

The Confucius Institute at Webster University offers a Chinese language and culture class for kids age 7-11. The kids will learn some useful daily spoken Chinese language through doing fun activities, watching videos and making traditional Chinese hand crafts. New classes begin every semester and cost $25 to cover textbooks and craft materials. 

The CIWU also offers Chinese clubs at Webster Groves School District for 3rd-5th grade elementary school students and at the 6th grade center.

Beginning Chinese for Working Professionals

This is an introductory Chinese language class aimed at getting adults prepared to visit China. Ten topics will be introduced, which include self-introduction, asking for directions, taking transportation, visiting a Chinese family, dining in a restaurant with your business partners, etc.

Additionally, each class will feature a guest speaker who can offer further insight into the Chinese business world.

Tai Chi Fan Kids Classes

Kids aged 5-12 are invited to attend this Saturday class, where they will learn traditional tai chi moves, including tai chi moves with a Chinese fan. They will also do other fun activities. The session begins on October 27 and runs every Saturday through December 8, except for Nov. 24 (the Saturday that falls on Thanksgiving weekend). Class will be from 11 am to 12 pm in HSPC 104 of the Priest House on the Webster University main campus. The suggested contribution for each class is $4 each or $20 for all 6 classes.



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