Semi-intensive CSL program with four terms in one year is established for those who are interested in Chinese learning. The aim of it is help students to acquire well-developed Chinese language ability and well-trained advanced communication skills on listening, speaking, reading and writing. Besides regular language course, the program also provides cultural classes and extracurricular for students to experience more in Chinese culture.

Course Information:

Term Spring Summer Autumn Winter
Duration Mar.-Jun. Jun.-Aug. Sept.-Dec. Dec.-Mar.
Approximately 10-15 weeks (150-180 hours)
Tuition NT$23,000-28,000
(Approximately US$750-930)
*Materials fees, registration fees and processing fees are not included.
Class time
  • 2-3 hours daily, Monday through Friday.
  • Two choices of class times
    Class Time
  Morning Class 8:00-12:00
  Afternoon Class 13:00-17:00
Types of Class
  • Required Language Training Class
  • Elective Language Training Class
  • Cultural Elective Class

How to apply?
Applicants applying from overseas: The materials sent by the applicant must be postmarked at least 6 weeks before the scheduled commencement of the course.

Applicants applying from Taiwan: The materials sent by the applicant must be postmarked or submitted at least 2 weeks before the commencement of the course.

Submit the required documents to Semi-intensive CSL Program of Language Center. The following documents are required:

  • Completed application form (Download application form)
  • Highest education certificate
  • Copy of applicant’s passport (bio-data page)
  • Transcript 
  • Financial statement (at least NT$85,000 or US$2800 to cover 3-month studies in Taiwan): The statement should be issued within the last 3 months. The applicant who does not have any bank account should provide his/her guarantor’s financial statement and completed “Evidence of Financial Support”. (Download the form of Evidence of Financial Support)
  • Photocopy of the completed application form for MOFA or MOE scholarship program (Only the applicants of MOFA or MOE scholarship program need to submit it.)

※All these documents must be in English or Chinese. The translation must be authorized.※
※It takes 7 workdays to do the document inspection.※

You can send the document to us:

  • By post: CSL Program of Language Center, National Central University No.300, Jhongda Rd., Jhongli City, Taoyuan County 32001, Taiwan 
  • By  /
  • Online Application (If you don't receive the confirmation mail from us within 3 workdays, please contact us directly.)  TEL: 03-4227151 #33807 /33817

Learning Materials:

Levels Materials
Elementary Practical Audio-Visual Chinese Vo.1-2nd Edition
Practical Audio-Visual Chinese Vo.2-2nd Edition
Everyday Chinese Vol. 1
Everyday Chinese Vol. 2
Other materials edited/ authored by the NCU Language Center
Intermediate Practical Audio-Visual Chinese Vo.3-2nd Edition
Practical Audio-Visual Chinese Vo.4-2nd Edition
Practical Audio-Visual Chinese Vo.5-2nd Edition
Everyday Chinese Vol. 3
Mini Radio Plays
Taiwan Today
Chinese Moral Stories
Selected Contemporary Chinese Short Stories
Other materials edited/ authored by the NCU Language Center
Advanced Thought and Society
Reading Chinese News
News and Views
36 Strategies
Other materials edited/ authored by the NCU Language Center

*For reference only.