Chinese is best taught in China: full immersion in the language and cultural environment will help you quickly overcome the language barrier and learn how to easily communicate with native speakers and Asian residents. The company Home Language International, founded back in 1979, offers a comfortable and effective method - living in a family of an experienced and qualified teacher. You will constantly communicate with the teacher and his family, go with them for walks and excursions, share meals and individually learn Chinese along with his carrier. In general, Home Language International offers the study of more than 20 languages in 30 countries!
One-to-one lessons are the most effective and fastest way of teaching, including foreign languages. The intensity and duration of the lessons, their themes and focus are entirely subject to your personal requirements and academic requirements. The attention of the teacher is completely drawn to you - this allows him to more closely monitor your achievements and successes, adjust the curriculum, if on some topics or aspects you need to concentrate in more detail. Thanks to this personal approach, students of any age and with any level of preparation can learn at the course: an effective program will be offered to both beginners and experienced students.
Learning Chinese in China is possible in its capital, colorful Beijing, or in the cultural center of Shanghai, full of cultural and entertainment opportunities, historical monuments and masterpieces of Asian architecture.
The course provides many additional options that you can choose as you wish:
Chinese + entertainment
Each week, there are 10 individual Chinese lessons (accommodation and meals - full board), as well as cultural and recreational activities: these can be classical calligraphy lessons (3 hours weekly) or cooking classes dedicated to Asian cuisine traditions (3 hours weekly). The cost of the course is 1340 $ .
Chinese + multi-purpose events
Do not know which course to choose? Select this! During the week, you will have 10 intensive classes in the Chinese language, as well as a large number of excursions, entertainment and leisure activities. Together with the teacher you can go on a visit, a movie or a theater, for a sightseeing tour around the city or one of the many museums, go in for sports or master a new kind of creativity. All costs are already included in the price:
10 lessons of Chinese + 5/10 hours of activities = $ 1520 / $ 1810 per week
Universal activities (without language lessons)
By choosing this program, you will learn Chinese directly during travel, walks and excursions. Actually, there are no language lessons here - together with the teacher you develop your own program of leisure and leisure, excursions and events, all costs are already included in the cost:
In addition, you can select additional program options. For example, book only accommodation in the teacher's home (half board and full), or just lessons (the teacher will come to you for individual lessons). English language programs are also offered online - lessons are conducted using Skype.
The cost of the transfer is paid separately: for an adult student = 95 $ / one way, for students under 18 years old - 100 $ / one way (cost varies by Depending on the chosen airport of arrival and departure).
The cost of the course is (for 1 week for one student, with accommodation - full board):
Required documents, depending on the type of institution:
|camp / language school |
|private school, boardinghouse|
|Language courses, schools and children's language camps||Primary and secondary education - private schools||Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education||Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA|
| - we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs) |
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
| - we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program, |
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
| - we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program, |
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively
| - recommended submission one year before the start of the program, |
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.