Academics
Calendar

April 30 (Saturday)                    Application deadline

May 15 (Sunday)                       Payment Deadline

June                                           Skype Interview

July 16 (Saturday)                     Arrival Day & airport pick-up

July 17 (Sunday)                       Orientation & oral interview

July 18                                       Classes begin

August 12                                  Classes end

August 14                                  Dorm closes

Schedule of Courses

(Mon -Thu)

9:00am-10:20am

Fun Reading & Learning

  • Learning new words and grammars
  • Paperwork

10:30am-11:20am

Let's Speak Chinese

  • Words and grammar practice
  • Group conversation

1:00pm-1:50pm or 2:00pm-2:50pm

One-on-one

  • Personalized tutoring based on the morning courses
  • Final project discussion
  • 50min/student

3:00pm-4:00pm

Chinese Culture

  • Chinese Culture Introduction (Mon)
  • Let’s Have Fun (Tue)
  • Authentic Chinese (Wed)
  • Language Clinic (Thu)

(Friday)

9:00am-10:20am

Weekly Test

 Listening + Writing

10:30am-10:45am or 10:45am-11:00am

One-on-one

  • Oral practice
  • 15mins/students

11:10am-12:00pm

Oral Presentation

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Extracurricular Activities

  • Visit historic and cultural sites in Xi’an, e.g. Terra Cotta Warriors soldier, Dayan Pagoda

Chinese Culture Courses

Sample Schedule

Week              Monday-Intro.                                       Tuesday-Activity

1                     Chinese food & table rules                   Making dumplings

2                     Chinese social culture & manners        Chinese slangs

3                     Typical Chinese people’s life                Board games, Mahjong

4                     Chinese characters & holidays             Calligraphy, paper cutting