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    Shining Future

    Shining Future

    Details

    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Day, Residential
    • Session Start: July
    • Session Length: Two Weeks, Four Weeks
    • Entering Grade: 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: Travel/Cultural Immersion
    • Sub-Categories: Chinese
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17
    • Minimum Cost: Free
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    Overview

    Experience a new culture and language this summer in NYC! Learn the in and outs of the Chinese Culture through interactivie classes and activities. Make new friends, and enjoy a week filled with fun activities.

    Dive into the Chinese Language and Culture.

    Right from the start you will be amazed at how exciting the Chinese language, food, customs and people can be. China is the largest country (population wise) in world and has risen to become the second largest economy in the world. At our program, we will bring China to you. You will get an authentic experience of the language, culture, and history of this ancient nation and a taste of what the daily lifestyles of 1.35 Billion people consist of. You will engage in an intellectual discourse with peers and learn the artistic strokes of Chinese calligraphy. You will spend your summer developing your language skills, building confidence, and exploring the ethnic enclaves as you study the Chinese language and culture. At the end of the program, you'll be amazed at how much you can learn from your instructors and fellow peers and how the lifestyles of others differ based on various regions of the world. Some of the classes taught include, but not limited to.

    -Language, Identity, and Composition in Greater China

    -Chinese Stories: Tradition and Transformation

    -Chinese Calligraphy-Battles and Journeys ~ The Great Classics

    -Women in Chinese Literature and History

    -Seminars: Chinese in Diplomatic Discourses

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