Full-Time Comprehensive Training Class
Beijing Foreign Studies University

The update time of this program is Jun 28 , 2017. The latest information is under confirming, which is only for reference. If you want to get the accurate information, please contact with CUCAS.

Basic Information
Degree: Non-degree
Starting Date:
Teaching Language: Chinese
Tuition Fees: RMB 21,150 In Total
Application Deadline: Mar 5 , 2018
Application Fee: USD 75 (Non-Refundable)
Service Fee: USD50 (Non-Refundable)
Program Highlights
  • This program is provided students with excellent faculty and inclusive courses.
  • This program adopts small-class teaching.
  • Students can have various language practice and recreational activities.
  • The School provides scholarships for outstanding students.
Program Description

1. Training Goal

Editor Notes: This program cultivates students with overall Chinese language skills.

  • International students could be trained with overall Chinese language skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing.
  • This program aims to help students to have the ability of better communicating with the language.

2. Program Introduction

Editor Notes: This program begins classes in the spring and autumn semesters each year, with the curriculum lasting 18 weeks each semester.

  • Class Time: Monday to Friday 08:00-11:50 or 13:00-16:50.
  • This program is divided into preliminary level, intermediate level and advanced level, which are also subdivided into a total often sub-levels, with students assigned to classes according to their level of language competence. 
  • This program will put emphasis on aural and oral training in small-sized classes, with about 15 students in each class.

3. Program Structure

Editor Notes: The Chinese Training Center sets 2 to 3 compulsory courses and some 20 elective courses every semester for students at different levels.

3.1 Compulsory Courses

Elementary Chinese Preliminary Oral Chinese Intermediate Chinese
Intermediate Oral Chinese Intermediate Reading and Writing Advanced Chinese
Advanced Oral Chinese Advanced Reading and Writing  


Training Levels Target Students Teaching Objective
A (Elementary level I) For students having not learned any Chinese For students of Elementary level A, after they conclude one semester’s study, they are supposed to have a vocabulary of 700-1000 words and get to the grammar study at the elementary phase.
Reach the level of HSK2/3.
B (Elementary level II) For students having learned Pinyin and mastered about 600 words For students of Elementary level B, after they conclude one semester’s study, they are supposed to have a vocabulary of 1000-1200 words and complete the grammar study at the elementary phase.
Reach the level of HSK3/4.
C (Intermediate Level) For students having learned Chinese and mastered about 1200 words For students of Elementary level C, after they conclude one semester’s study, they are supposed to have a vocabulary of 1200-1500 words and finish learning the grammar of the elementary phase and basic lexical usage.
Reach the level of HSK4/5.
D (Advanced Level) For students having learned Chinese and mastered about 1500 words For students of Elementary level D, after they conclude one semester’s study, they are supposed to have a vocabulary of 1500-2500 words and finish learning the grammar of the elementary phase and part of the grammar and vocabulary of the intermediate phase.
Reach the level of HSK5/6.

3.2 Elective Courses

Elementary reading Elementary writing Elementary audiovisual-oral practice
Intermediate audiovisual practice Intermediate newspaper reading Advanced writing
Introduction to Chinese Pronunciation Introduction to Chinese characters Idiomatic expressions

Courses Content

Type of the lessons

Course Content

Comprehensive Chinese Courses

  • To get the ability to read and write Chinese language, and communicate with others in Chinese. 
  • To improve students’ knowledge of phonetic, vocabulary and grammar, and improve students' reading and writing ability. 
  • To let students understand language in cross-cultural communication, and improve the comprehensive communication ability.


Reading Courses

  • To improve the students' reading ability through reading the idiom stories, fairy tales.
  • Let the students read the newspapers, magazines, news.
  • Comprehensively improve students reading level.

Listening Courses

  • To improve the students' understanding of Chinese language ability and use the language communication ability based on the students' listening ability training.
  • To make them understand the Chinese culture of communication is necessary.
  • To develop the listening micro skills.
  • To master certain listening skills.
  • To improve the students' listening comprehension.

Speaking Courses

  • To help students develop the correct pronunciation habits. 
  • To master enough vocabulary, learn to use the language, and communicate with others according to a particular topic.

Writing Courses

  • To improve the students' writing ability with different kinds of writing methods.
  • To improve the students' knowledge of Chinese application ability and Chinese culture.


  • To better understand Chinese culture. 
  • Hold regular Chinese calligraphy, Tai Chi, Chinese painting, Chinese paper-cut, Peking Opera, etc. 
  • To further improve the students' interest in the culture of Chinese and China.


  • The tuition fee covers the textbook fee.
  • For registration, it is 08:30 - 17:30 on Thursday before the lessons.

3.3 Culturally-oriented courses

A General Introduction to China Chinese Popular Culture
Chinese Cuisine and Travel in China Chinese-Japanese Translation
Business Chinese  

​3.4 Interesting activities​

Talent Contest Composition Contest
Fan Games Video Contest
International Sales Gatherings New Year’s Party

4. School Introduction

Editor Notes: It is the first foreign language university and offering the most language programs in China.

Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU) is a key university directly affiliated with the Ministry of Education (MOE) of the People’s Republic of China. Founded in 1941, BFSU is the first institution specializing in foreign language studies. It has the longest history among universities of its kind in China, offering a complete range of degrees, diplomas and programs at various levels, with the largest number of foreign language programs in the country. Excellence in teaching and extensive research in foreign language and literature has earned high respect for BFSU’s quality programs, both at home and internationallyLearn More>>

5. School of Chinese Language and Literature

Editor Notes: The School has a group of teachers with rich professional experience, training about 1,700 students, with 1,200 from overseas.

  • The School has been designed as the first-level discipline Master’s Degree for Chinese Language and Literature.
  • The School provides two PhD programs, which are Comparative Literature and Cross-culture Study, as well as Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language.​

6. Campus Life

Editor Notes: The School arranges the tourist every week for free and students have been to many famous places.

The Great Wall

The Forbidden City

Beijing Zoo

Entry Requirements

  • Above 18 years old;
  • High-school degree or above;
  • With a valid passport.

Fee Structure

Tuition Fee
Non-degree RMB 21,150 in total (About $ 3,880)
Accommodation Fee
White Building
Double Room RMB 40 to RMB 50
Single Room RMB 60 to RMB 90
Guojiao Building
Single Room RMB 110 to RMB 90
Studio RMB 260 to RMB 300
Other Fees
Application Fee RMB 390 to RMB 810
Service Fee USD50 (Non-Refundable)
Living Expense RMB 2,200 to RMB 2,800

Application Materials

1. Application Form

Please upload your finished application form here.

2. Eight 2-inch photos

3. Photocopy of valid passport

With name, passport number & expiration date, and photo included

4. Guarantee letter

Better written by people who stay in China.

How to Apply
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1. Click “Apply Now” button on the right side of the page.
2. Fill in online application form. (About 10 minutes)
3. Upload required documents. (About 5 minutes)
4. Pay the application fee and CUCAS service fee (CUCAS is authorized to collect on the university’s behalf). (About 5 minutes)
5. Click “Submit” button.
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