HSK Program - Components
The Go Abroad China HSK Preparation Program components are as follows:
Core Language Classes
GAC’s HSK preparation course consists of 4-6 hours of class time per day. The main areas of study are general Chinese, Business Chinese, and besides these, you can also choose to focus on law, business & commerce, current affairs, reading & speaking etc, and top of all that, we focus on teaching you the best methods to use in order to pass the HSK test and obtain your qualification. The Chinese language instructors are often rotated to promote efficient and fast learning, and for students to benefit from different teachers. Students can choose Go Abroad China’s One on One Tutoring Program or Small Group Study Program as a learning format. When you choose to actually learn Chinese in China, you are going to progress faster, plus the change of teaching methods will be a great change for you!
The language exchange integrates our international participants with our local native speakers and encourages communication between the two parties. If you choose to live in a shared apartment with Chinese, this exchange happens more efficiently, marking the beginning of new friendships and getting to know the Chinese local people. Overall, this program encourages culture and social exchanges; it can also be a way to learn to speak Chinese language for free and figure out how to live the language.
Go Abroad China offers different accommodation options for our program participants in consideration with their preference and budget. Clean and comfortable, all of our housing options are carefully selected, and have 24-hour safety guarantee. Our apartments are equipped with all modern amenities, and are within walking distance of the metro and bus lines that run all throughout the city. Utilities and Wi-fi are also included in the housing option.
Our accommodation options include: living with a Chinese host family, shared apartment with a Chinese flatmate, private apartment or a standard three star hotel. For more information about our housing types, click on Go Abroad China Housing.
Culture Electives, Social Activities and Guided Tours
Together with our language based, official classes, Go Abroad China additionally offers elective workshops and activities that participants can get involved in. Our aim with these activities is to broaden students’ awareness with Chinese Culture, History, and the Arts. These activities are extensive and cover almost all the areas mentioned above, they include Chinese calligraphy, painting, Martial Arts, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Chinese cooking. Our outings are fun and exiting; guided tours are to Beijing’s famous landmarks and city tours; we take our participants to the Forbidden City, Summer Palace, and volunteer opportunities. Exciting options to learn Mandarin Chinese outside of the traditional classroom can also be made available. Please click on Go Abroad China Activities for more details. With regards to the cost of living in China, you will have to finance your own personal spending inlcuding meals and other entertainment. However joining any of our pre-planned weekend activities is free of costs!
Go Abroad China arranges various Business and Networking Events, which students may wish to participate in. This provides a useful platform for our participants to learn how to network in China, meet influential foreign and Chinese business individuals from the business community and impart useful industry knowledge and current trends.
Total Service Pack: Support and Assistance
Go Abroad China has a comprehensive, complete service package that covers everything from pre-departure procedure in an applicant’s home country, all through to the end of the program in China. We offer full assistance with planning for your selected program, airport pick-up, accommodation, visa support documents, 24-hour hotline support and many other essential services. At GAC, we take care of everything else while you just focus on studying and making the most of your experience in China. For more details, please check the Go Abroad China Total Service Pack.