Daily Happenings at the ACC
Interested in learning an Asian language and about Asian cultures? The ACC can help! Our informal classes are taught by volunteer teachers and focus on vocabulary, grammar, and basic survival phrases, in addition to an introduction of cultural customs and background. All classes are held at the Asian Culture Center and will begin the week of Sept. 10 and continue through Nov. 15.
To register for these free classes, please email email@example.com.
This Mandarin Beginners Class is for the people have no any background of Chinese, we will get to know about the pronunciation of some Chinese words, how to spell the pinyin to pronunce Mandarin, etc. And we can talk about the Chinese culture and history in the class. And also I am a standard Cantonese speaker, we may talk about that if you want.
Instructor: Qingyun(Max) Lin
Students should be able to read some Chinese words and use some sentence patterns. This class will cover grammar, pronunciation, in addition to business, and cultural topics.
This is an intermediate Chinese class for students who know some basic Mandarin and interested in improving their language skills; and if students are in the Chinese Flagship program and are looking for some help for the course there, some assistances can be offered.
In this course:
Students will study some daily common conversation in Mandarin.
Students will get to know some Chinese culture such as the traditional festivals and its foods, and some etiquettes.
Students will learn how to use a Chinese dictionary to check the pronunciation of Chinese characters.
Students will learn the strokes of Chinese characters’ and write simplified Chinese characters.
The class content and the difficulty can be adjusted by students' suggestions and level in Mandarin.
This class is for learners who have prior knowledge of Korean.
This class runs through Oct. 15 only
The ACC is offering a FREE mentoring service to IU students led by peer mentors. These student peer mentors will provide advice, support, attention, and kindness to students who would like some guidance with cultural adjustment, campus life, and schoolwork. These one-on-one meetings may also be an opportunity for learners to practice conversational English and meet new friends. Walk-ins are welcome and no appointments are needed. Our volunteers come from different academic disciplines.
English Tutoring will begin Monday, Aug. 27
More hours will be added as we get more tutors!
Mondays: 1:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Tuesdays: 12:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Wednesdays: 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.; 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Thursdays: 12:00 - 12:45 p.m.; 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Fridays: 12:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Interested in learning an Asian language and about Asian cultures? The ACC can help!
These informal sessions will give you the opportunity to get tutoring in Asian languages. These one-on-one meetings may also be an opportunity to have a conversation partner and meet new friends. Walk-ins are welcome, no appointments needed. Students will be served on a first come first served basis.
- Mandarin: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Keep checking back for updated sessions!
- Tuesdays, 5-6 p.m., from Sept. 10-Dec. 3
Come to the ACC to learn the ancient Indian art of henna designs. We will have hands-on experience as well as the chance to learn basic techniques and designs. If bringing a group larger than 6, please email firstname.lastname@example.org in advance.
- Wednesdays, 5-6 p.m., from Sept. 12-Dec. 5
Learn and practice the ancient art of East Asian Calligraphy. During our meetings, the instructor will share interesting facts about calligraphy as well as teach you to write in the ancient script in both brush and hard-pen formats. For more information, please email email@example.com. Instructor: Austin.
By Appointment through CAPS
- Tuesday: 1:30-4:30 p.m.
- Wednesday: 12:30-3:30 p.m.
- Friday: 1:30-4:30 p.m.
Let's Keep Talking is a free and confidential consultation with an emphasis on self-understanding and finding solutions to problems provided at the ACC. Walk-ins welcome! Read more here.
Need a place to talk about feeling discriminated on campus or in the community? Don’t know what to do when someone makes a racial comment about your friends or you? We can help! Please do not hesitate to contact us at the ACC. This service is provided to allow students to share personal experiences of racism and discuss ways of identifying, coping with, and confronting casual and everyday racism in a confidential atmosphere. For appointments and more info, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.