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National Taiwan Normal University: Mandarin Training Center
Taipei, Taiwan (Education Abroad Programs Program)
Program Terms: Summer
Homepage: Click to visit
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2018 01-APR-2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Class Status:
1st year, 2nd year, 3rd year Minimum GPA Requirement: 2.5
Language Requirement:
Open to Non-UVa Students:
Housing: Off-campus Language Courses Offered: Yes
Language of Instruction: Chinese
Credit Type:
Transfer Credit
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Tuition Payments Made To:
Program Provider
Education Abroad Advisor:
Ryan Hathaway
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Program Description:

Nat'l_Taiwan_Normal_Univ_logoMandarin Training Center

National Taiwan Normal University,

Taipei, Taiwan


Program Information
MTC Homepage

Mandarin Training Center (MTC), a subsidiary of National Taiwan Normal University, was founded in the autumn of 1956 for teaching Chinese as a second language. Currently, MTC is the largest and the most renowned Chinese language center, with around 1,700 students from more than 70 countries enrolled each academic quarter(three months).

MTC students come from different culture and language backgrounds. They share the common goal of learning to communicate in Chinese effectively--some for employment; some for interests in Chinese culture and history. Many students have never learned Chinese before they enroll in MTC. Some start from intermediate and advanced level. No matter your motive for learning Chinese or the level of your Chinese, MTC will do all it can to help you make rapid progress.

Classes are offered in various levels, from beginner's to advanced level. Students are placed in classes suited to their levels based on their placement test results. All classes are conducted in Chinese. Mandarin phonetic symbols and Pinyin spelling are used to indicate the pronunciation of characters. Reading, writing, speaking and listening comprehension are given equal emphasis in each class and student performance is evaluated accordingly.