General and Enhancing Chinese

2024 Fall Semester General & Enhancing Chinese Courses Registration (In-person)

New coming students who would like to take the General Chinese course are required to register and take the placement test on the designated date and place. (Please see the Important Dates below.)

Current students who have never taken the General Chinese Course and would like to take the course this semester should contact to apply for the course 40 days before the placement test.

Current students who have taken General Chinese Course for the first semester will be automatically enrolled in the second semester to next level.



General Chinese & Enhancing Chinese Course

General Chinese

General Chinese Course is a 3-credit course for international students who wish to learn/improve their Chinese language skills. Students learn 6 hours of Chinese language training in class per week.

Enhancing Chinese

Students who wish to practice more can take Enhancing Chinese Course in addition to General Chinese Course. Enhancing Chinese Course provides 1- credit for 4 hours of Chinese language training per week.

*Students who take Enhancing Chinese Course must enroll in General Chinese Course in the same semester. 


How to Enroll in General Chinese Courses

Important Dates

One Week Before the Semester Starts
Saturday, August 31

General Chinese Course Placement Test
Time & Place : 9.00 am - 5.00 pm / Xinsheng Lecture Building

For more information, please refer to the website:

Week One
Sunday, September 8
  • Students must check their assigned class on the Course Selection System. ( Please note that any time conflicts with your class schedule is NOT allowed )
  • Students can check their assigned course information at : > News
Week Two
Monday, September 9 General Chinese Courses begin
Tuesday,  September 10 Enhancing Chinese Courses begin
TBC Deadline of adding/dropping classes on the Course Selection System


Dropping classes on the Course Selection System only
Week Three
TBC  Deadline of dropping classes on the Course Selection System


Add/Drop Courses Manually Week
Confirmation for class Selection
TBC Application period for class withdrawal

Course Information

Course Name

General Chinese Course


Enhancing Chinese Course
(Optional for those who are also enrolled in the General Chinese Course)

Levels Provided

Elementary Levels 1-2

Intermediate Levels 1-2

Advanced Level 1-3



Student no./class



Academic Credits



Class Duration

6 hours/week, 15 weeks

4 hours/week, 15 weeks

Class Times

Elementary /Intermediate /Advanced Levels

Day Class
Mon, Wed, Fri:

8:10 to 10:00

Tue, Thu

8:10 to 10:00

Elementary/ Intermediate Levels

Evening Class 
Mon, Wed:

18:25 to 21:05

 Advanced Levels

Evening Class 
Tue, Thu:

18:25 to 21:05


  1. NTU international students are eligible to take NTU General Chinese Courses up for one year. Students who have taken General/Enhancing Chinese Courses in the first semester will be automatically enrolled in the second semester to the next level. Please confirm your Chinese courses on the Course Selection System at the end of Week One. 
  2. Morning and evening classes offer the same content at the same level. They only differ in their class time.
  3. General Chinese Courses at NTU award no more than three credits; however, your home institution may reevaluate or determine your transfer credits differently.
  4. Enhancing Chinese Courses at NTU award one credit; however, your home institution may reevaluate or determine your transfer credits differently.
  5. Your Chinese placement test results will appear on the NTU course selection system one week after you take the test. Please make sure to check your results on the Course Selection System. If you would like to add, drop, or change the course, please follow NTU course selection procedure before the deadline.
  6. If you have any time conflicts between General Chinese Course and/or Enhancing Chinese Course and other NTU courses, both classes will be cancelled. Any time conflict will not be accepted by the course selection system.
  7. To change courses during the online add/drop period, please follow the NTU course selection procedure before the deadline. First, request for the authorization code from the professor/instructor. Second, drop the conflicted course online. Finally, add the new course online with the authorization code.
  8. Those who do not attend the General Chinese Course are not able to take the Enhancing Chinese Course.
  9. If you are a degree student, you may enroll in General Chinese Courses from the first semester and take the course continuously up to 2 semesters.


Course Syllabus

General Chinese Course  English Syllabus ]   [ Chinese Syllabus ]

Enhancing Chinese Course   English Syllabus ]   [  Chinese Syllabus ]

Last update : 2024 / 04 / 16