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Spend this summer immersed in a dynamic language learning environment that compels you to explore beyond the classroom. In eight weeks with the Summer Intensive Chinese Language program, you’ll complete the equivalent of one year of university-level Chi
Location:
Beijing, China
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Summer

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Program Description:

Spend this summer immersed in a dynamic language learning environment that compels you to explore beyond the classroom. In eight weeks with the Summer Intensive Chinese Language program, you’ll complete the equivalent of one year of university-level Chinese coursework at China’s most prestigious university. Through intensive Mandarin language training, weekly sessions with Chinese tutors, a homestay option, and cultural excursions, you won’t simply study Chinese – you’ll live it. In Beijing you will: Improve your language skills through 20 hours of intensive in-class language coursework per week, and individual and small group tutorials with Peking University graduate student tutors Study the equivalent of one year university-level Chinese coursework in eight weeks while exploring Beijing and surrounding areas Enrich your study by choosing from among a number of language and area study electives Explore traditional sites such as the Forbidden City, Lama Temple, and Temple of Heaven, as well as less touristy places that only Beijingers know about. Volunteer with a local non-profit organization, or participate in smaller, topic-oriented cultural activities and lectures that provide context to what you learn in the classroom and give you additional tools to understand your experience of living in another culture Participate in an extended weekend excursion outside Beijing, designed around a specific theme

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