A teacher shows a student Chinese-style calligraphy across a table.

In partnership with Zhejiang Normal University (ZJNU), CCLI supports Chinese language instruction within CLA’s Chinese major. Through its partnership, ZJNU provides instructors to teach basic language courses at Temple. In addition to supporting the Chinese major, the CCLI supports the university’s Chinese Language Teacher Certification program. CCLI also offers social and cultural events to introduce aspects of Chinese popular culture to the Temple community.

Chinese Tea Time

Chinese Tea Time - Spring 2024
Wednesdays from 12 - 1 p.m.

Join us for some casual conversation in Chinese and English to enjoy tea and learn about Chinese culture. Comparisons of cultures are often included and encouraged. Topics range from all different subjects.

Chinese Games Table

Chinese Games Table - Spring 2024
Mondays from 12 - 1:30 p.m.

Join us to learn how to play different Chinese games while sipping on Chinese tea. Beginners welcome!


1938 Liacouras Walk
Room 301
Philadelphia, PA 19122