Program Details

Chinese Calligraphy, Reading and Writing, Traditional Chinese Painting, Speaking
Shanghai, China
Program Type:
Intensive Language
Degree Level:
4-6 months, 1 year

Program Overview

Program Description:
China has one of the world's oldest civilizations, consisting of states and cultures dating back more than six millennia. It has the world's longest, continuously used written language system and has been developing very rapidly. It is expected that at some point in the 21st century,China's economy will become the largest in the world. Undoubtedly, as China continues its growth and development, it will become more and more influential as one of the dominant players in the world. By becoming acquainted with the country, you will be taking a step forward in understanding the forces that will shape one of the most important countries of the 21st century.

Chinese Calligraphy, Reading and Writing, Traditional Chinese Painting, Speaking

Our programs are a superb value. The program fee provides for all tuition, academic fees, housing, international days (if any), local excursions, medical insurance and use of a local cell phone.
Setting Description:
The Semester in Shanghai: Chinese Language offers students a rigorous language program and an in-depth view of China. The academic curriculum combines Mandarin language instruction in intensive reading, listening, speaking and writing with optional courses in Shanghai dialect and proverbs. This program is suitable for students at all Mandarin language levels. Students will also visit Beijing, Xian, the Great Wall of China, and Hong Kong.