Shanghai Foreign Language School
Approval Time of Establishment: Nov, 1999
Organization of Examination and Approval: Shanghai Municipal Education Commission
Registered Address of School: No. 295, Zhongshan Beiyi Road, Shanghai
Postal Code: 200083
Principal: Cui Deming
Director of Admission: Zhu Weixue
Tel: 021-65160978; 021-65423105×280
School Website: http://www.sfls.cn/ch/index.asp; http://world.sfls.cn/website/index.asp
Children of citizens from Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan and foreign countries
Tuition: 38,000 yuan/semester
Accommodation: 1,300 yuan/semester
021-65160844 Chinese and English
Cross-cultural and multi-adaptive courses for junior students, classes synchronized to China courses are specially set up for those whose Chinese attains a certain level. The courses deliver high quality resource to the students. The students also have easy access to the customized coursed provided by the international section; for senior students, according to the direction of promotion, classes are separately established as CUC (Chinese University Class), AUC (American University Class), and JUC (Japanese University Class).
Abundant opportunities to experience multilingual culture In addition to the compulsory courses, Chinese and English, the International Department also offers optional language courses such as French, German and Japanese, and traditional Chinese cultural courses such as erhu and calligraphy; the students have diversified practicing opportunities, such as English and Chinese speech contests, the International Cultural Week (Chinese /English) , the International Voice (English), and Home Stay; furthermore, students can experience multilingual culture in a immersed way by short-term learning in English-speaking countries or participating in the interscholastic exchange of visits.
Professional teaching and educating The teaching of each subject in the International Department is occupied by a group of experienced teachers with senior professional titles, young bilingual, and even multilingual teachers, and professional foreign teachers. Besides, in the International Department, Chinese and foreign teachers take charge of classes together and a system called 'Life Tutor' is adopted, in order to help students grow up healthily through fine communication between teachers and students, home and school.