2005 PEKING UNIVERSITY
SUMMER CHINESE LANGUAGE PROGRAM
Plan Ahead for One of the Best Chinese
Language Programs in China
Study at a top
university¡visit the Great Wall¡Forbidden City¡Summer Palace¡
and travel to see the wonders of a fascinating country
Explore the language and
culture of China in a 52-day study and travel program based at China¡¯s premier institution of higher education ¨C PEKING UNIVERSITY. Six weeks of intensive language study at
all levels of Chinese followed by a 12-day tour through China¡¯s major historical and cultural capitals. Earn college credit while living in China.
June 27 ¨C August 5
Intensive Chinese language
study at Peking University, located on the outskirts of Beijing, affords students some of the finest resources and
language teaching staff available in China today. Classes in Elementary, Intermediate and
Advanced Chinese meet for four hours every morning, Monday through Friday with
10-15 students in each class.
Weekend excursions in and
around Beijing introduce students to the ancient and modern wonders of the
city, such as The Great Wall, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, etc. Peking University will issue a certificate, recognized by most
universities in the United States, to all students who pass their final exams. Tai-chi, Chinese Calligraphy, and Brush
Painting will also be offered.
August 5 ¨C 16
Practice your new Chinese
language skills during twelve exciting days of travel with your language
teachers as escorts. Sites and
stops include Xi¡¯an, Hefei, Mt. Huang, Hangzhou, Suzhou and Shanghai.
tuition, room & board, books, banquets, an e-mail account,
and ground transportation for study and travel. Does not
include visa fees and international airfare. Group
departure scheduled for
25th, arrive in Beijing
on June 26th and class starts on June 27th.
Chinese Language Education
& Research Center (CLERC)
510 Broadway, Suite 300 Millbrae, CA 94030
259-2100 Fax:(650) 259-2108 www.nanhai.com
The Chinese Language Education & Research Center, a division of the Chinese Culture Center of California, is a
non-profit organization that has been engaged in cultural exchange programs
between China and the United States since 1990. It promotes
Chinese language research,
instruction & learning in the United States. The summer study-travel
program at Peking University is one of the major educational exchange programs it offers to
scholars and college students in the United States
Welcome to 2005 Peking University
Summer Chinese Program
The Center of Teaching
Foreigners (CTCF) of Peking University will hold six weeks of classes from June 27th to
August 5th. CTCF is one of the best Chinese language teaching
institutions in China and has been offering Chinese classes to foreign students for over 50
years. It is staffed with more than 50 language teachers,
many of whom are prominent professors and associate professors in the field.
classes are offered at different levels with ten to fifteen students in each
class. You are required to take a placement
test at the beginning of the program to determine your class level. Changes can
be made during the first week of classes. The
curriculum includes Reading/Writing and Speaking/Listening courses. You will be
assigned according to your language proficiency level; e.g. one can take
the elementary reading class and the intermediate speaking class. If requested
on your questionnaire, CLERC will assign a language partner with whom you can
practice your Chinese and exchange lessons.
Classes are held Monday
through Friday, four hours a day, followed by a weekly test.
CLERC instructors will provide individual tutorial in the afternoon.
Students will take a final exam at the end of six weeks.
A certificate issued by the University, will be awarded to students who have
completed the course with a passing grade. Most US universities will allow credit for course taken at Peking University to be transferred.
The dorm is located on the
beautiful campus of Peking University.
Two students will share an air-conditioned standard room, TV, private bathroom
and telephone. A dining room, cafeteria and gym are also located in
the dorm complex. The dining room serves both Chinese and American food.
Fax and e-mail facilities are available on campus.
participate in organized weekly shows and tours. On Wednesday
evenings, movies or stage performances, such as Peking Opera, dancing or
acrobatics are scheduled. Saturday
excursions include trips to historic landmarks such as the Great Wall, Forbidden
City, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace, and others.
Transportation is provided for group activities.
weeks of study on campus, you will begin a 12-day tour escorted by a Chinese
professor and local guides. You will
visit some of China¡¯s best
scenic spots, such as Xi¡¯an, Hefei, Mt. Huang, Hangzhou, Suzhou, and Shanghai. The tour
will offer you a chance to learn more about Chinese culture and society. The
study-travel program ends in Shanghai.
¡°The program is very valuable and
educational as well as a lot of fun¡±
¡°My Chinese has
improved a great deal. I¡¯m very happy
that I have learned many
more things about China¡¯s cultural heritage, history, and
¡°Finally I¡¯m able to
confidently carry out a conversation with a local.
I am also very
proud of the pace & knowledge I had to write my final
¡°The program was
organized very well and everyone had the opportunity to visit
the interesting places of China¡±