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The two Chinese characters in the name "Shanghai" (上, shàng, y 海 hǎi) literally mean "on, in or above" and "sea", a reflection of Shanghai's location on the shores of the China Sea.
Shanghai is a tourist destination perfect for those interested in the modern history of China, for its historic monuments, such as the Bund and the City God Temple, for the skyscrapers of Pudong and for being a cosmopolitan hub of culture and design. Today Shanghai is described as "the pearl of the Orient" for its relaxed appearance.
Beijing is the capital of the People's Republic of China, the headquartes of the Central Commitee of the Chinese Communist Party and the People's Central Government of China. It is the political, economic, cultural and communication center of the country, as well as the center of international exchanges. Beijing is gifted with an ample cultural heritage thanks to its long history, and it is the starting point for any visit to the Great Wall of China.
16 - 19 years old
2 - 8 weeks
Starting dates: June 24*; July 1, 8, 15, 22* & 29
The school closes on August 12th
* Start dates for complete beginners.
The program offers full immersion in the Eastern culture, combining Chinese lessons with sports, cultural visits, workshops and excursions.
The program is organized by professors, coordinators and counselors, all of whom have years of experience in the field of education. 24-hour supervision is guaranteed.
Students will receive a total of 20 lessons per week, from Monday to Friday, in international groups of a maximum of 12 students. On the first day of classes, students will take a level test to determine the appropriate learning group level. The professors employ a teaching method that combines all aspects and tools of the language: grammar, pronunciation, vocabulary, comprehension, reading, writing and conversation.
Students will stay with a carefully selected host family with full board everyday of the week. The families are located at a distance of between 20 and 40 minutes from the academic center via public transport. If the booking is completed long in advance, there may be the option that one of the family members speaks English.
The course includes a diverse extracurricular program which includes cultural activities, aimed at getting to know Chinese history, art and cutlure, as well as sports activities. Students will also enjoy guided excursions to major tourist attractions, always accompanied by international counselors. The program includes 1 daily activity after class from Monday to Friday, and a full day excursion on Saturday.
Students will accompanied at all times by international counselors that speak both English and Mandarin.
ENFOREX can provide the documents required by the Chinese Embassy, but in no circumstances will be responsible for the management of applications.