This Experiment takes you from vibrant Beijing to the grasslands of inner China. In Beijing, you will deepen your understanding of China’s history through visits to important cultural sites such as Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, the Temple of Heaven, and the Great Wall. You’ll have the opportunity to mingle with locals, sharpen your Chinese language skills through formal classes, check out folk music and acrobatic performances, taste fresh foods in local markets, and prepare a typical Chinese meal. You’ll learn even more about China through close interaction with Chinese peers who will join you for part of the program. Travel by overnight train to inner China, also known as Inner Mongolia, where you’ll see the sun rise over the grasslands, meet herdsmen, taste Mongolian food, and learn about Mongolian culture. Your Experiment continues in the city of Chengde, where you will take Chinese (Mandarin) lessons and bike to nearby palaces and temples during your homestay. Then, practice your Chinese language skills during your stay in the Han rural village, Buyang-zhuang, accompanied by your Chinese peers. Together, you will hike scenic mountains and visit the historic city of Qufu, the hometown of Confucius. The program concludes with three days of exploration and reflection in Shanghai, where you will visit sites such as the nearly 500-yearold Yuyuan Garden, Old City, Longhua Buddhist Temple, and the Museum of Contemporary Art.To learn more about this program, visit experiment.org/CHD.At the conclusion of this program, each student will earn a language certificate noting the number of hours of language classes completed.
With 10 years of Mandarin teaching experience and 7 years’ experience running camps for younger learners and families, That’s Mandarin Chinese Language School has the experience necessary to ensure a fun, professional, and safe language learning environment for middle and high schoolers. Our unique methodologies aim to teach our 3000+ annual students language skills that they can use right away, in real life contexts from cartooning, story-telling, and buying vegetables to climbing the Great Wall. That’s Mandarin offers 6 Chinese Summer Camps to choose from: morning, day, family, full-time with hotel accommodation, full-time with homestay accommodation, and tailor-made programs. Our talented and enthusiastic teachers are all university educated and are experienced at working with students of all ages and abilities. Join us in Beijing or Shanghai to see what That’s Mandarin can bring to your summer!
API students will discover the wonders of Italy on this two-week art, language and culture program. Starting in Rome, students will visit many of Rome’s major sites, including St. Peter’s Basilica and the Vatican Museums. Then, the group will travel to Tuscania to meet welcoming host families ready to prepare home-cooked Italian meals for students while they live in an idyllic medieval town to explore the creative arts of drawing and photography. Tuscania has been admired for centuries for its picturesque setting, fine culture and foods, and cobblestoned streets. Surrounded by medieval walls and guard towers, the town provides endless opportunities for authentic cultural immersion. Students will spend mornings studying Italian language, photography* and sketching with the wonders and beauty of Italy as the backdrop for inspiration. In the afternoons and on weekends, students participate in experiential activities such as pottery workshops, cooking classes and urban treks, and will explore the pillars of Italian culture and history with visits to Florence and Venice.Requirements:Ages: 15-18 year olds only, completing grades 9-11Language Level: No Italian language experience required Housing: Local host families/hotels; Some meals and laundry are included; breakfast and dinner daily are included. Students are responsible for buying lunch.
Get a jump-start on college and explore international careers in China’s political and cultural capital. Explore a world of future work possibilities in international development, media, healthcare, law, technology, education, and business. Gain a unique understanding of the opportunities and skills that are integral to professional work options around the world.After your morning in class, head out into the city to visit workplaces and meet with working professionals. You’ll also have time to see Beijing with friends and use your Chinese language skills as you explore the endless wonders of the city.
Please visit our website for more information. Trace the historical and cultural influences of Spain’s different religious and ethnic communities while traveling from Madrid to Spain’s southern coast, then to Basque country in the north and ultimately to Catalonia. Learn about the coexistence of Christians, Jews, and Muslims from historical perspectives, and discuss the conditions necessary to fostering a tolerant, multicultural society in Spain today. Consider key issues presently being debated across Spain, such as those related to immigration, environmental conservation, community development, peace, and human rights. Your high school summer abroad in Spain commences with an immersive orientation in Madrid and Toledo. Visit famous sites and museums throughout the capital, including the Prado museum and the Bourbon district. Explore Madrid’s diverse neighborhoods, meet with Spanish youth at a Jewish community center, and study Spanish language and practice it with locals. Alongside a group of Spanish youth, visit famous sites and museums throughout Toledo, including the Catedral Primada Santa María de Toledo. Become better acquainted with the historical and cultural influences important in laying the groundwork for multiculturalism and tolerance in Spain. Following orientation, live with a host family in a small community along Spain’s southern coast. Visit Arab baths and Roman ruins. Relax on the beach with members of your host family or Experiment group. Following the homestay, you travel to Basque country for a week of regional exploration in the north; activities include community service in the mornings and cultural exchanges with local teenagers in the afternoons. Your journey through multicultural Spain concludes with a stay in the heart of Catalonia. Visit famous sites and museums throughout Barcelona, including the Olympic Harbor and the Picasso Museum. See the architecture of Gaudí and sample tapas on La Rambla, as your knowledge of and experience with Spain’s diverse communities and cultures further deepens. Orientation: Madrid and Toledo, 3 days Homestay: Arcos de la Frontera, 11 days Other Accommodations: Hotels
In contrast with those public confusing ideas, the true Chinese language consists of two parts: vernacular Chinese and ancient classical Chinese. Vernacular Chinese(Mandarin and Cantoness) is using for daily life(science and technology learning), the traditional classical Chinese using for inheriting the wisdom and culture. Nobody could understand the Chinese culture and traditional wisdom(Confucius, Taoism, FengShui, YinYang, TaiJi etc....) without learning ancient Chinese language. By teaching the truly traditional Chinese cultures, the teachings of ancient sage, ancient wisdom, and environmental consciousness, ChuShan team\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'s goal is to guide people to live with peace, wisdom and happiness. In fact, the students will naturally have their Mandarin capacity during the whole process. ChuShan help people would not just fallen in vernacular Chinese through this unique Chinese traditional culture course. If you would like to Radically Understand True Chinese Traditional Cultural Values. You will learn the true Chinese language in a traditional classroom, where you will also learn to follow traditional rules of the Chinese culture and codes of etiquette. You will learn to write, chant and recite the classic Confucian teachings, including rhymed couplets, in a relaxed and pleasant atmosphere. ChuShan Class 1 & 2 will give you deep rewards in true traditional Chinese culture, the education from greatest of the ancient Chinese sages.
Our high school programs are designed for high school groups who would like to embark on service learning and project based learning projects by travelling to Jamaica. Not only will the students be exposed to a whole new culture, they will also develop the spirit of teamwork and also help make a difference in the lives of other.
Doing something for others is good; helping another is heartwarming. Would you like to share your abilities and gifts with others? Would you like to use your unique talents to give back and see in the faces of someone else what it means to be useful? And would you like to do this all in combination with exciting travel where you will meet new people in a new culture? If you answer yes, then you mustnât hesitate: enroll in our ALTERNATIVE BREAK ABROAD ECUADOR program now! This program is also for you if you believe in travel and an immersion in the cultures of the world as a means to share experience and knowledge among all people. The Alternative Break Abroad program combines volunteer work with adventure and the experience of travelling and learning about other cultures, customs and places. Volunteering to help children, the community or the environment is also a new way to learn about yourself. This group-based (5 participants or more) volunteer program is for those who are interesting in combining travel abroad with community service and studying Spanish for free. Our Alternative Break Abroad program gives you the opportunity to volunteer for short or long term programs run year-round in the Amazon, Coast, Andes and Galapagos - Ecuador. Eco Volunteer UP gives you the chance to learn, volunteer and expose yourself to the lifestyle of a third world country, while traveling and immersing yourself in an Ecuadorian culture. And youâll also learn Spanish for free! Choose among three exciting Alternative Break options: ONE WEEK BREAK: Participants can choose to volunteer at any project in QUITO among health, child care, orphanage, children with disabilities or elderly care project, or Conservation CLOUD FOREST. Combine this with a cultural day tour in the afternoon in Quito, free Spanish lessons and the last two days of travel to MINDO for a fantastic zip line tour or another activity (tubing, rappelling, chocolate making or visiting a butterfly farm), plus visit EQUATOR LINE â MITAD DEL MUNDO and OTAVALO, the largest indigenous market in South America. Program fee: US $245 + registration fee Includes*: Pick up and drop off at airport in Quito, accommodation and three meals per day, orientation and support before and during your volunteering, cultural day tour in Quito, trips to Mindo and Otavalo (including transportation) and free Spanish lessons. TWO WEEK BREAK: Participants combine different projects. Two days volunteering in QUITO at orphanage, day care, elderly care or children with disabilities project, a cultural day tour in the afternoon in Quito, free Spanish lessons, three days volunteering at Conservation project in CLOUD FOREST and a tour to MINDO for zip line tour or another activity (tubing, rappelling, chocolate making or visiting a butterfly farm), plus visit EQUATOR LINE â MITAD DEL MUNDO and OTAVALO, the largest indigenous market in South America, and one week in the fabulous GALAPAGOS with four days volunteering at an ecological farm and three day trips to different Islands or attractions including a day on the beach. Program fee: US$ 630 + registration fee Includes: Pick up and drop off airport in Quito, accommodation and three meals per day, orientation and support before and during your volunteering, cultural day tour in Quito, trips to Mindo, Otavalo and three day trips in Galapagos, transportation for the trips and free Spanish lessons. Not included: Ticket to Ecuador, ticket from Quito â Galapagos and Galapagos â Quito, public bus to the projects, entrance fee to Galapagos and anything else not specific in the itinerary. THREE WEEK BREAK: Participants combine many projects in different regions of Ecuador. You will stay three days in QUITO volunteering at day care, orphanage, child care, elderly care or children with disabilities project, add a cultural day tour in the afternoon in Quito, free Spanish lessons, travel to CLOUD FOREST for three days volunteering and a day trip to MINDO for zip line tour or another activity (tubing, rappelling, chocolate making or visiting a butterfly farm), plus EQUATOR LINE â MITAD DEL MUNDO, OTAVALO, the largest indigenous market in South America, four days volunteering in the AMAZON at the Wild Animal Rescue Center or Conservation or Community project, one day trip to do rafting and visiting the town of BAÃOS, four days volunteering on the COAST for a local community by teaching English, or helping in a day care and/or medical center, and five days in GALAPAGOS, with three days volunteering and two days touring, including a day on the beach. Program fee: US $795 + registration fee Includes: Pick up and drop off airport in Quito, accommodation and three meals per day, orientation and support before and during your volunteering, cultural day tour in Quito, trips to Mindo, Otavalo, three day trips in Galapagos, rafting tour, transportation for the trips and free Spanish lessons. Not included: Ticket to Ecuador, ticket from Quito â Galapagos and Galapagos â Quito, public bus to the projects, entrance fee to Galapagos and anything else not specific in the itinerary. You are welcome to arrive any day of the week. However, we prefer you arrive on a Sunday to start volunteering on Monday morning. For the projects in Quito volunteers stay with a host family and their lessons take place in a Spanish school in the new town. You can also create your own itinerary. Please contact us!
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