Exponentially improve your Chinese language skills through a rigorous 15 credit course load dedicated solely to language acquisition. Build your practical language skills through volunteer opportunities, NGO visits, and a Chinese-only language pledge. Tak
- Shanghai, China
- Program Type:
- Study Abroad
- Degree Level:
- Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester
- Program Description:
- For students whose primary goal is Chinese language acquisition, this program consists of full-immersion language instruction and a language pledge, so students make rapid gains in their language skills. Students must complete two semesters of Chinese prior to arrival.
Exponentially improve your Chinese language skills through a rigorous 15 credit course load dedicated solely to language acquisition. Build your practical language skills through volunteer opportunities, NGO visits, and a Chinese-only language pledge. Take your language skills outside of the city and discover the many realities and language inflections that exist in China through a week-long field study trip. Live with a host family to promote language immersion and gain an in-depth understanding of Chinese family dynamics and traditions.
The program price includes tuition and fees, housing, pre-departure materials, guidance on applying for a visa, orientation, cell phone, weekly activities, field study trip and/or long weekend trip varying by term and program, textbooks, the services of a full-time resident staff, and medical and evacuation insurance. Visit our website for a breakdown of estimated additional expenses.
- Setting Description:
- In the last century Shanghai has experienced exponential growth from its origins as a colonial trading port to a bustling international metropolis and global financial hub. Both a laboratory and model of urbanization, modern Shanghai also represents the enormous environmental, economic, and social challenges that are mirrored regionally, nationally and globally. With a rapidly growing population, rising lifestyle expectations, and continuing industrial production, Shanghai serves as an ideal location for students wishing to immerse themselves in Chinese language and society.
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