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F108 Fall 2019 Chinese Traditional Arts Potpourri II: Leisure Activities

Course number : F108 Fall 2019   
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F108 Fall 2019 Chinese Traditional Arts Potpourri II: Leisure Activities
Wednesdays, 9:40–11:05, Oct. 23–Nov. 13
Four sessions
Instructors: Tianyu Yu, Hua Li
Coordinator: Lucia Claster
Class limit: 25
  • Box Design: Design a Chinese-style storage box using cardstock. Use traditional decorative motifs, Chinese characters, and zodiac animals to decorate your box, which will be used to hold the Chinese chess pieces created in the next session.
  • Chess Set: Make your own Chinese chess set, including writing the appropriate Chinese characters on the wooden game pieces and creating the chessboard grid on felt fabric. Use the Chinese box you created in the last session to store your game pieces.
  • Chinese Chess: Learn how to play Chinese chess. Become familiar with the various chess pieces, learn about the history and the rules of this Chinese game, and gain insights into how Chinese and Western chess compare.
  • Sachet making: Make this decorative Chinese ornament to hang in your house. Design the color pattern and use satin Chinese knot cording to wrap this triangular-shaped decorative sachet.
Tianyu Yu and Hua Li are Chinese language teachers at the Confucius Institute at George Mason University. They are visiting faculty from Beijing Language and Culture University, with PhDs in applied linguistics.

Class Details

4 Sessions
Weekly - Wed

Fairfax Lord of Life Lutheran Church

MultipleInstructor :
1.Hua Li2.Tianyu Yu3.Lucia Claster 

Class Fee: 


Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
10/23/2019 - 11/13/2019 Weekly - Wed 9:40 AM - 11:05 AM Fairfax, Fairfax Lord of Life Lutheran Church  Map, Room: Fellowship Hall Lucia Claster  ; Tianyu Yu  ; Hua Li 

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