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CIEE Shanghai: Summer Accelerated Chinese Language

Decorative Fans Hang Above, courtesy of Deji Adeniyi

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CIEE Shanghai: Summer Accelerated Chinese Language


Program terms: Summer
Restrictions: Vanderbilt/External applicants accepted
Type of Program: Study Center
Costs: Budget Sheets
Academic Calendar: Summer
Key Dates:
Term Application Deadline Program Dates
Summer 2022 01/31/2022 06/19/2022 - 08/13/2022

In this study center program, students enroll in 10 semester hours of Chinese language coursework in Shanghai, home to the world's first commercial high-speed Maglev train and the world's largest container port. Students fast track their Mandarin language skills by meeting with a language instructor for 30 minutes, for to five times per week, meeting with peer language tutors, going to the Chinese language clinic. Students also live in Chinese-only speaking environments, either with a Chinese host family, or on campus with a Chinese roommate. In addition to their coursework, students can explore the city, going on weekly visits to local markets, museums, temples, and acrobat shows, or taking free classes in Chinese cooking, calligraphy, martial arts, music and mahjong.

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Fact Sheet

Housing: Dormitory, Homestay
Minimum GPA: 2.7
Language of Instruction: Chinese, English
Language prerequisite: No
Additional prerequisites: N/A
Costs: Budget Sheets
Student contacts: Peer alumni

Photo: Decorative Fans Hang Above, courtesy of Deji Adeniyi


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