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Chinese Courses for Adults

Continuing Ed Chinese ClassThe Confucius Institute at AAMU offers Chinese language and cultural courses for adults, in partnership with the Office of Distance Education and Extended Studies (ODEES). Designed for non-Chinese speakers who are interested in Chinese language and culture, these courses are to help students learn to communicate while traveling in China.

Beginner Chinese Classes

Adults in Classroom learning ChineseBy the end of the course, the participants will be able to master the basic vocabularies of daily communication in Chinese, develop Mandarin (Putonghua) listening and speaking skills in order to understand common topics related to the daily life in China and gain familiarity with Chinese culture.

Tuesdays, 6:00pm to 7:15pm

Autumn Session: September 3rd to November 19th, 2019

Beyond Beginner Series

Each semester CIAAMU will offer different courses that will focus on learning different aspects of Chinese language through unique topics. Such as learning expression and vocabulary useful for travel, work or school. Or to learn the Chinese though music, food culture and pop culture. And more! 

Wednesdays, 6:00pm to 7:15pm

Chinese Through Pop Culture: September 4th to November 20th, 2019

CulturE Classes

Examples of culture classes: Calligraphy, Geography and Tourism, Myth and Folklore



  • Spring session: Febuary to May
  • Summer session: June & July
  • Autumn session: September to November


To Register, please contact the Alabama A&M University's Office of Distance Education & Extended Studies
Phone: 256-372-5753                      Email: