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Community and Professional Education (CAPE)5500 N. St. Louis Ave CBM 125 Chicago, IL 60625
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Introductory Chinese for Travelers
Interested in travel abroad? Come learn Chinese for those doing business or traveling for pleasure in China, Taiwan, Hong Kong or Singapore. Learn about the major cultural differences between China and the United States. This course will cover basic greetings and how to read Pinyin. Learn about preferences of the Chinese people as well as the importance of social conformity and taboos in Chinese society. This 4-week course will help you avoid cultural misunderstandings and reduce culture shock for your next Chinese trip abroad. Sign up today!
Toshikazu Foley teaches Chinese and Chinese Culture at Northeastern Illinois University. Born and raised in Taiwan, he came to the United States to study classical Greek and Christian theology. He is a professional translator, dealing primarily with Greek, Chinese, Japanese and English texts and video footage. In addition to calligraphy, he enjoys creating homemade dishes, cycling and collecting antiques.