Plan for the 8th Chinese Bridge：Chinese Proficiency Competition for Foreign College Students
Chinese name: 第九届“汉语桥”世界大学生中文比赛
English name: The 9th Chinese Bridge：Chinese Proficiency
Competition for Foreign College Students
Chinese theme: 魅力汉语，精彩世博
English theme: Charming Chinese, Splendid EXPO
This competition intends to provide a platform for adolescent students to show their Chinese proficiency, learn from one another and conduct exchanges, in a bid to stimulate their enthusiasm and interest in learning Chinese and enhance their understanding about Chinese language and culture.
The Office of Chinese Language Council International (Hanban)
Ⅴ. Host for semi-finals and finals
Hunan Province Education Department with Hunan Radio and Television Bureau
Hunan Base for International Promotion of Chinese Language
An organizing committee will be set up by the sponsor and the host, which will be responsible for making decisions and making assessments on major issues.
Foreign college students or postgraduates under 30 years of age with foreign nationalities or overseas-born Chinese whose first language is not Chinese.
Winners of the previous competition are not allowed to participate in the competition for twice in a row.
a) Chinese language proficiency: Communication, reading and writing abilities;
b) Knowledge of China:
Hanban’s Website will release questions and answer keys through www.chinesebridge.org. or Hanban’s official website: www.hanban.org or the official website of the Confucius Institute Online www.chinese.cn
Participants can also refer to related content from the following websites: www.china.org.cn, www.xinhuanet.com.cn, www.people.com.cn, www.cqnews.com.cn;
c) Chinese cultural skills: Chinese songs, music, dance, folk arts, acrobatics, musical instruments; calligraphy, Chinese paintings, Chinese paper-cutting, Chinese martial arts, etc.
d) Comprehensive learning ability:
Chiefly examine students’ comprehensive learning ability and practical application ability.