Small Class Language Program - Components
Learn Chinese in China with Go Abroad China's Small group program comprising of the following parts:
Core Language Classes
Shanghai and Beijing Mandarin programs will consist of 4-6 hours of Mandarin language class time per day. The main areas of study are general Chinese, Mandarin Chinese for beginners, Business Chinese, HSK preparation, and besides these, you can also choose to focus on law, business & commerce, current affairs, reading & speaking etc. The Chinese language instructors are often rotated to promote efficient and fast learning, and for students to benefit from different teachers.
Our China immersion efforts include a language exchange that 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 and will be very useful for those particularly learning Mandarin language for beginners as you get to practise daily. Essentially we want for you to live the language Beijing, for those of you who will stay in the Capital. Otherwise, you can find yourself learning Chinese in Shanghai with classmates and new friends.
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 young Chinese professional, student dormitories, private apartment or a standard three star hotel. Learn Mandarin in Shanghai, Beijing or Nanjing and still enjoy these options.
Culture Electives, Social Activities and Guided Tours
Together with our language based, official classes, Go Abroad China additionally offers elective workshops and fun 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.
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.
By the way, you have the choice to learn Chinese in Beijing, Learn Chinese Shanghai or other smaller cities as per request. Mandarin Beijing programs will be great for those who want to be located in the country's cultural and political capital.