Chinese language summer programme

Improve your Chinese language skills while enjoying a range of social and cultural activities during your summer in China

Our Chinese language summer programmes last between 4 and 8 weeks, and combine core language skills alongside the opportunity to experience Chinese culture and to learn more about the world of work in China. An integral part of the programme is the range of activities and excursions to places of major historical and cultural interest.

How have your Chinese classes helped you?


What will I study?

The Chinese language summer programme allows you to experience Chinese life through a range of social and cultural activities in addition to more than 50 hours of the following core modules:

  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Speaking
  • Listening

As well as your core modules you will also have the opportunity to participate in a number of activities, which could include:

  • Cultural studies - exploring aspects of local, regional or national life through visits to places of interest and cultural activities
  • Writing workshops - focusing on functional writing skills and practising calligraphy
  • Chinese paper cutting - learn how to master the art of crafting paper into pieces of art
  • Cooking classes - our student mentors will help you learn how to cook traditional Chinese food

Do I qualify?

Entry level:

Suitable for students from beginner to intermediate levels


18 years and above


When can I start?

This is a 4-week course

Start date


Summer 2016

Please contact us for fees

Fees include:

  • More than 50 hours of language tuition
  • Accommodation in single or twin rooms
  • Meals
  • Internal transfer to Tianjin
  • Access to the internet and online resources
  • Daily afternoon excursions and full day excursions on Saturdays
  • Orientation and departure parties

Tuition fees do not include insurance. There is no application fee for this course.