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Confucius Institute Online Resources Available
February 24, 2011

Sponsored by Hanban/Confucius Institute Headquarters, Confucius Institute Online (CIO) was officially launched to provide free online resources for learning Chinese language and culture. CIO is a comprehensive portal website designed to offer Chinese language and culture material to learners of different ages. Its audio-visual materials about various aspects of Chinese cultures are particularly useful to K-12 learners and teachers of Chinese. It also caters to the needs of self learners from various language backgrounds, including English, French, German and Spanish. To learn more, please visit CIO ( To watch a short video about what CIO offers, click here. If you have questions or suggestions about CIO, please contact us at