Chinese Language Program
Introduction to the Program
The Long Term Chinese Language Program at BIT is a one semester – two year program for international students.
About Beijing Institute of Technology
Beijing Institute of Technology (BIT) is a leading University based in Beijing offering a wide range of programs in English to international students.
For more information visit the BIT page here.
Applicant should be above 18 years old, having a high school or higher degree with good health condition. They must abide by the laws of China and the regulations of school.
Program Start Date
Spring semester starts in early March each year.
Autumn semester starts in early September each year.
Spring semester: February 10.
Autumn semester: August 10.
Tuition: RMB 8500 per semester
There are eight levels (L1—L8) of courses with qualified class arrangements designed for all sorts of learners, including Chinese language students, preparatory undergraduates, and high-level degree students.
· L1 class (Beginners)
· L2 class (Mastering Chinese about 500 words)
· L3 class (Mastering Chinese about 800 words)
· L4 class (Mastering Chinese about 1000-1200 words)
· L5 class (Mastering Chinese about 2000 words)
· L6 class (Mastering Chinese about 2500 words)
· L7 class (Mastering Chinese about 3500 words)
· L8 class (Mastering Chinese about 4000 words)
Class size is limited to 15 students. Courses are scientifically arranged, including not only compulsory courses of Comprehensive Chinese, Chinese listening, speaking, and reading, but also distinguished ones such as Words and Pronunciation Training, Chinese Culture, Chinese Idioms and Set Phrases, Overall of Modern China, Chinese Science and Technology, Newspaper and Periodical Reading, Advanced Writing and others. Furthermore, BIT invites many experts to give free lectures on HSK, Tai Chi, calligraphy, and culture. Through intensive instruction and repeated practice, students can improve their overall linguistic ability.
To enhance the effectiveness of classroom instruction, we also organize many interesting activities for student to practice their Chinese language skills. Field trips may include visiting the Great Wall, Summer Palace, Xiangshan, Beijing Capital Museum, Yuyuantan Park, China National Museum, Beihai Park, 798 Beijing Art Zone, and other places of interest. Free lectures are given about calligraphy, Chinese traditional painting, paper cutting, photography, Chinese music appreciation, and Chinese classical movie appreciation. Culture and sports competitions may include badminton, volleyball, oral Chinese, singing, photography, writing, long distance walking, and an international culture festival. Such events offer students’ chances to exhibit their current language ability. They also greatly arouse their enthusiasm to more fully learn the Chinese language and culture.
Sample Class Schedule
Students who finished planned courses with eligible academic records in BIT will be issued a Beijing Institute of Technology graduation certificate.
The accommodation fee is 1350RMB / Month, which is 45RMB/day/bed. Double Room with bathroom, TV set and air conditioner. Public kitchen on each floor.
To apply complete the application form and pay the application fee here. It takes approximately 4-6 weeks for your application to be processed and before an admissions decision is given. After you have been accepted you will receive your official acceptance letter visa application form. If you have any questions contact us.