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ACTFL (teacher)

STARTALK: ACTFL/CLASS Chinese Teacher Program at Glastonbury

Glastonbury, CT • Chinese • July 6, 2009 July 17, 2009Residential Session
Glastonbury, CT • Chinese • July 20, 2009 July 31, 2009Residential Session

There are two sessions offered for teachers of Chinese (July 6-17 and July 20-31). These sessions focus on delivering a standards-based Chinese program and include demonstration teaching and portfolio development. Both sessions are full for summer 2009.

703-894-2900 Ext. 110 • mabbott@actfl.orghttp://www.actfl.org

American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (teacher)

ACTFL/CLASS Discover Chinese Teacher Professional Development Program

Chinese • July 6, 2010 July 30, 2010Residential Program
  • Glastonbury Public Schools, Glastonbury, CT

There are two two-week sessions available for current or future teachers of Chinese. Experienced teachers of Chinese are encouraged to apply for the first session: July 6-16 and new teachers for the second session: July 19-30. Teachers who reside outside the Glastonbury, CT area will be provided with housing. All participants will receive at $400 travel stipend. Graduate credits are available and generally count as a foreign language methods course. Participants develop demonstration lessons in the target language and are engaged in learning how to deliver a standards-based instructional program. During the weekend, participants are engaged in an ACTFL professional deveopment workshop, either the Modified Oral Proficiency Interview (MOPI) or the Integrated Performance Assessment (IPA).

703-894-2900 Ext. 110 • mabbott@actfl.orghttp://www.actfl.org

American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (teacher)

Glastonbury Professional Development for Teachers of Russian

Russian • July 19, 2010 July 30, 2010Residential Program
  • ACTFL, Alexandria, VA
  • Glastonbury Public Schools, Glastonbury, CT

This program provides a two-week session for 20 teachers of Russian to learn to deliver a standards-based instructional program in Russian at the K-16 level. The teachers must develop a demonstration lesson in the target language, set up a communication system using Ning and keep an electronic portfolio of their learning. Three graduate credits in language teaching methodology are available. Housing is provided for those teachers who reside outside the Glastonbury, CT area and a $400 travel stipend is available to all those who successfully complete the program.

703-894-2900 Ext. 110 • mabbott@actfl.orghttp://www.actfl.org

American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (teacher)

ACTFL/CLASS Discover Chinese Professional Development Program

Chinese • July 5, 2011July 29, 2011Residential Program
  • ACTFL/CLASS Glastonbury Public Schools, Glastonbury, CT

This is an intensive two-week program for current or prospective teachers of Chinese. The focus is on developing and maintaining a high quality standards-based Chinese program. Graduate credits are optional for a nominal fee. Those who successfully complete the program receive a $400 travel stipend. Applicants may apply online to attend either the July 5-15 or July 18-29 program. Both programs include a weekend workshop. Online applications are at www.actfl.org/scholarship.

201-265-5256 • drjdowd@aol.comhttp://www.actfl.org

American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (teacher)

Discover Russian Teacher Program

Russian • July 5, 2011July 29, 2011Residential Program
  • Discover Russian Teacher Program, Fairfax, VA
  • Discover Russian Teacher Program, Glastonbury, CT

This program provides professional development for current or prospective teachers of Russian with optional graduate credits for a nominal fee. There are two residential sessions: July 5-15 in Fairfax, VA and July 18-29 in Glastonbury, CT. Both sessions include a weekend workshop and provide a $400 travel stipend for those who successfully complete the program. Online applications for both programs can be found at www.actfl.org/scholarship.

703-955-9228 • betsy.sandstrom@fcps.eduhttp://www.actfl.org

American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) (teacher)

ACTFL/CLASS Discover Chinese Professional Development Program

Chinese • July 2, 2012July 27, 2012Residential Program
  • Glastonbury High School, Glastonbury, CT

There are two two-week sessions available for current or future teachers of Chinese. The first session, July 2-13 (no class July 4) focuses on 21st Century Skills and Chinese K-12 Standards. This course is designed to provide information on aspects of creating a Chinese curriculum that is standards-based and incorporates skills necessary for the 21st century. Participants will be expected to be familiar with Grant and McThige’s “backward design” model. Part of the course will be devoted to focusing on assessments as they relate to 21st century skills. The second session, July 16-27, focuses on Standards-Based Instruction in Chinese Language: From Theory to Practice. This course is designed to provide the theory associated with effective classroom instruction to develop students' communicative competency in Chinese. There will be an emphasis on the role of the teacher as an instructional planner in a student-centered classroom that effectively matches curriculum, instruction, and assessment to identified learner outcomes. Teachers who reside outside the Glastonbury, CT, area will be provided with housing. All participants will receive at $400 travel allowance. Graduate credits are available and generally count as a foreign language methods course. Online applications for both programs can be found at www.actfl.org/startalk.

201-265-5256 • drjdowd@aol.comhttp://www.actfl.org

American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) (teacher)

Discover Russian Teacher Program

Russian • July 2, 2012July 27, 2012Residential Program
  • Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, Alexandria, VA
  • Glastonbury High School, Glastonbury, CT

This program provides two two-week sessions for current or future teachers of Russian. The first session in Fairfax, VA, July 2-13 (no class July 4) focuses on Integrating Technology into the Teaching and Learning of Russian. This course will focus on teachers working to develop an electronic classroom site and creating activities that are linked to the language learning modules on RUSSNET. Participants will be provided training in creating Russian Language lessons using Smart Tools on SmartBoard. The second session in Glastonbury, CT, July 16-27, focuses on Standards-Based Instruction and Learning in Russian Language. This course is designed to provide teachers with the theory associated with effective classroom instruction to develop students' communicative competency in Russian. There will be an emphasis on the role of the teacher as an instructional planner in a student-centered classroom that effectively matches curriculum, instruction, and assessment to identified learner outcomes. Teachers who reside outside the program area will be provided with housing. All participants will receive at $400 travel stipend. Graduate credits are available and generally count as a foreign language methods course. Online applications for both programs can be found at www.actfl.org/scholarship.

703-955-9228 • betsy.sandstrom@fcps.eduhttp://www.actfl.org

American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) (teacher)

ACTFL Discover Chinese Professional Development Program: Interdisciplinary Teaching in the Chinese Classroom (Advanced Course) & Standards-Based Instruction in Chinese Language: From Theory to Practice (Intro Course)

Chinese • July 1, 2013July 26, 2013Residential Program
  • Glastonbury High School, Glastonbury, CT

Advanced Course (7/1-7/12) This course will center on a Chinese curriculum that is rich in Chinese culture and infuses interdisciplinary learning. Teachers will further their knowledge by delving deeply into the fields of science, history, music, art, and literature. They will be expected to develop interdisciplinary lessons for the classroom and to share their materials with other teachers. Participants must be very familiar with the National Standards (the 5 C’s) so that they understand their importance in learning and are able to incorporate them seamlessly into their lessons. Teachers will demonstrate their understanding of course goals by creating and teaching a micro-lesson. Introductory Course (7/15-7/26) This course will center on a Chinese curriculum that is standards-based, infuses technology and includes the latest philosophies of language teaching. Participants will discuss how curriculum needs to be created with a “backward design” model, keeping in mind that focused assessment is a key component of Understanding by Design. Participants will also learn techniques for helping their students become more proficient as they continue their language study. Teachers will learn basic elements of differentiated instruction and demonstrate their understanding by teaching a mini-lesson. Micro-teaching and observation will be integral parts of the course.

201-265-5256 • drjdowd@aol.comhttp://www.actfl.org/startalk-summer-programs

American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) (teacher)

2013 Discover Russian Professional Development for Teachers of Russian: Standards-Based Instruction in Russian Language: From Theory to Practice & Integrating Technology into the Teaching and Learning of Russian through Standards-Based Instruction

Russian • July 15, 2013July 26, 2013Residential Program
  • Fairfax, VA
  • Glastonbury, CT

(7/15-7/26) Fairfax, VA This course is designed to provide the theory associated with effective classroom instruction to develop students' communicative competency in Russian. There will be an emphasis on the role of the teacher as an instructional planner in a student-centered classroom that effectively matches curriculum, instruction, and assessment to identified learner outcomes. Participants will apply this knowledge to their Russian language instruction by creating and adapting materials that focus on language acquisition through content and real-life communication, and will use these materials in real-life teaching situations. (7/15-7/26) Glastonbury, CT This standards-based course is designed to provide teachers with the necessary skills to integrate technology and current pedagogical theory into the teaching and learning of Russian. Participants will learn how technology can help their students increase language proficiency, and how to develop assessments that target the three learning modes. Other discussion topics will include how to use technology tools to create comprehensible input in classes that leads to comprehensible output, as well as more advanced elements of differentiated instruction. Participants will review how to create curriculum with a “backward design” model, keeping in mind that focused assessments are a key component of “Understanding by Design”.

703-955-9228 • betsy.sandstrom@fcps.eduhttp://www.actfl.org/startalk-summer-programs

American Councils for International Education: ACTR/ACCELS (teacher)

Discover Russian: Integrating Technology into the Teaching and Learning of Russian through Standards-Based Instruction

Russian • Residential Program
  • July 13, 2015July 24, 2015: Program segment (face-to-face)
  • Holmes Middle School, Alexandria, VA

This standards-based course is designed to provide teachers with the necessary skills to integrate technology and current pedagogical theory into the teaching and learning of Russian. Participants will also learn how technology can help their students increase language proficiency, and how to develop assessments that target the three learning modes. Other discussion topics will include how to use technology tools to create comprehensible input in classes that leads to comprehensible output, as well as more advanced elements of differentiated instruction. Micro-teaching and observation will be integral parts of the course. A two day MOPI (Modified Oral Proficiency Interview) training workshop will be included in this program.

703-955-9228 • ecsandstrom@fcps.edu

Appalachian State University (student)

2011 Startalk North Carolina Student Summer Russian Program

Russian • July 18, 2011July 31, 2011Residential Program
  • Appalachian State University, Boone, NC

The 2011 STARTALK North Carolina Student Summer Institute in Russian will be a two-week, residentia- immersion Russian Language and Culture Program offered July 18 - July 31, 2011, at Appalachian State University (ASU), in Boone, North Carolina (NC). The program will be offered to NC students in grades 9-12 who have been enrolled in online Russian instruction offered solely via distance learning during the school year (there are 95 of these in all). It is important to bring these students from across the state together in one place and create an immersion environment where they can bond socially, learn more Russian, and put their language skills to use. The theme of the Institute is Discover the World of Russian Fairy Tales. In-class and out-of-class activities will center around this theme and connect it with the art and music of Russian culture. Also, this summer institute will offer an intermediate level of Russian for heritage speakers, because this is the largest population of students currently enrolled in the online Russian program in North Carolina. By offering this level in an immersion environment on campus, we can accommodate students who have taken Russian online and further develop their oral and written skills.

828-262-2918 • barclayiy@appstate.eduhttp://www.appstate.edu

Appalachian State University (student)

StarTalk for Students 2013: Introduction to the World of Russian Business

Russian • July 13, 2013July 28, 2013Residential Program
  • Introduction to the World of Russian Business, Boone, NC

The StarTalk for students 2013 is an Introduction to the World of Russian Business offered during a two-week , residential, immersion, Russian Language and Culture Program from July 13 - July 28, 2013 at Appalachian State University, in Boone, North Carolina. Interested students in grades 9-12, seeking to gain Russian Language skills, are encouraged to apply. The program includes in-class and outdoor activities such as 112 instructional hours, sports, music, dance, business communications, Russian cooking, and art.

828-262-2918 • barclayiy@appstate.eduhttp://tinyurl.com/RussianLanguage2013

Appalachian State University (ASU) (student)

2012 StarTalk for Students, Russian and Marketing (RAM)

Russian • June 19, 2012July 3, 2012Residential Program
  • Appalachian State University, Boone, NC

The 2012 StarTalk for Students, Russian and Marketing (RAM) program will be a two-week, residential immersion Russian Language and Cultured Program offered June 19 - July 3, 2012, at Appalachian State University (ASU), in Boone, North Carolina (NC). The program will be offered to NC students in grades 9-12 and undergraduate students from any NC college.In-class and out-of-class activities will center around the theme of the Institute and connect it with the needs and opportunities prevalent today in Russian business and American exports to Russia. The idea being, to instill in students the professional job opportunities that exist for them both in Russia and in American companies wanting to export to Russia. The summer institute will offer novice, intermediate, and advanced level Russian for heritage speakers and non-speakers. Participants will gain a more in-depth understanding of Russian in business settings and be able to analyze some of the cultural constructs that are at work in Russian society. The program's overarching goal is to improve students' proficiency in the Russian language, augment their knowledge of Russian cultural practices and perspectives, and utilize their critical thinking skills to foster cross-cultural communication and marketing ideas for themselves and their future employers.

828-262-2918 • barclayiy@appstate.edu

Arizona State University (student)

From STARTALK to Flagship: ASU Chinese Language Camp Summer 2009

Tempe, AZ • Chinese • July 12, 2009 July 26, 2009Residential Session

ASU Chinese Language Camp: From STARTALK to Flagship is a 15-day (July 12-26) residential program for Arizona high school students to increase their motivation and proficiency levels in Chinese through a highly individualized and task-based curriculum. The program targets students entering 11th or 12th grade whose proficiency level in Chinese ranges from novice-low to intermediate-high or who have no prior knowledge of Chinese. Throughout the program, students will receive Chinese language instruction in the mornings and participate in cultural activities in the afternoons and evenings. Chinese language classes will focus on communication in real-life situations and will be delivered through group lessons, individualized instruction, and peer mentoring. Cultural activities will focus on enhancing students’ understanding of Chinese culture and society. Students will watch movies on different themes, work on and present research projects on cultural and social issues in China, and participate in hands-on activities to learn traditional Chinese arts and crafts, calligraphy, cooking, and some martial arts. After the summer program, students will commit to taking follow-up Chinese language classes at ASU, their own high school, or CCSA (the Contemporary Chinese School in Arizona) with some online components.

480-965-7179 • xia.zhang@asu.eduhttp://chineseflagship.asu.edu/startalk

Arizona State University (student)

From STARTALK to Flagship: ASU Chinese Language Camp

Chinese • June 13, 2010 June 27, 2010Residential Program
  • Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

From STARTALK to Flagship: ASU Chinese Language Camp offers a 15-day intensive residential program for motivated incoming 10-12th grade students from Arizona. This program provides a great opportunity for both heritage and non-heritage learners to explore and expand their knowledge in Chinese language and culture through a highly structured theme- and task-based curriculum. During the program, students will receive instructions in both Chinese language and culture. They will also participate in hands-on activities to learn traditional Chinese arts, crafts, calligraphy, dancing, Martial Arts, etc. In the evening, bilingual resident advisors will be on site providing tutoring, assisting assignments/projects, and conducting fun activities. After the program, students will commit to taking Chinese language classes. Scholarships are available for those who will take Chinese classes at Arizona State University.

480-965-0703 • startalk2010@asu.eduhttp://www.asu.edu/clas/silc/startalk

Arizona State University (student)

From STARTALK to Flagship: ASU Chinese Language Summer Camp 2011

Chinese • June 5, 2011June 19, 2011Residential Program
  • Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

ASU Chinese Language Summer Camp: From STARTALK to Flagship offers a 15-day residential program for motivated Arizona high school students. This program provides students an opportunity to explore and expand their knowledge in Chinese language and culture through a highly structured theme- and task-based curriculum. During the program, students will receive intensive Chinese language instruction and participate in fun, hands-on cultural activities. The program boasts a living-learning setting, where participants will also gain first-hand college life experience. All evening activities are monitored and supervised by resident advisors who reside in the ASU residence hall with students. After the program, students will commit to continuing Chinese language learning. Scholarships are available for those who take Chinese classes at ASU.

xia.zhang@asu.eduhttp://asu.edu/clas/silc/startalk

Arizona State University (student)

From STARTALK to Flagship, ASU Chinese language summer camp 2012

Chinese • June 10, 2012June 24, 2012Residential Program
  • Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

ASU Chinese Language Camp: From STARTALK to Flagship 2012 offers a 15-day intensive residential program for motivated 9th-12th grade students resided in Arizona. This program provides a great opportunity for both heritage and non-heritage learners to explore and expand their knowledge in Chinese language and culture through a highly structured theme- and task-based curriculum. During the program, students will receive instructions in Chinese language and participate in fun, hands-on cultural activities. After the program, students will commit to continue studying Chinese. The program boasts a living-learning setting, where participants will gain first-hand college life experience. All evening activities are monitored and supervised by adult bilingual resident advisors who reside in the residence hall with students.

480-965-0703 • xia.zhang@asu.eduhttp://www.asu.edu/clas/silc/startalk/

Arizona State University (student)

ASU Chinese Summer Camp: from STARTALK to FLAGSHIP

Chinese • June 9, 2013June 23, 2013Residential Program
  • Arizona State University - Tempe campus, Tempe, AZ

ASU Chinese Language Camp: From STARTALK to Flagship 2013 offers a 15-day intensive residential program for motivated current 8th-12th grade students in Arizona. This program provides a great opportunity for both heritage and non-heritage learners to explore and expand their knowledge in Chinese language and culture through a highly structured theme- and task-based curriculum. During the program, students will receive instructions in Chinese language and participate in fun, hands-on cultural activities. After the program, students will commit to continuing their Chinese language learning.

480-965-0703 • chinesestartalk@asu.eduhttp://www.asu.edu/clas/silc/startalk/

Arizona State University (student)

ASU STARTALK Chinese Language Summer Camp: from STARTALK to Flagship

Chinese • Residential Program
  • June 15, 2014June 29, 2014: Program segment (face-to-face)
  • ASU STARTALK Chinese Language Summer Camp: from STARTALK to Flagship, Tempe, AZ

ASU STARTALK Chinese Language Camp: From STARTALK to Flagship offers a 15-day intensive residential program for motivated current 8th-12th graders who live in Arizona. This program provides a great opportunity for both heritage and non-heritage learners to explore and expand their knowledge in Chinese language and culture through a highly structured theme- and task-based curriculum. During the program, students will receive instructions in Chinese language and participate in fun, hands-on cultural activities. After the program, students will commit to continuing their Chinese language learning. The camp will be housed on the beautiful Tempe campus of the Arizona State University.

480-965-0703 • chinesestartalk@asu.edu

Arizona State University (student)

From STARTALK to Flagship, ASU Chinese language summer camp

Chinese • Residential Program
  • June 7, 2015June 21, 2015: Program segment (face-to-face)
  • ASU Tempe Campus, Tempe, AZ

"ASU Chinese Language Summer Camp: From STARTALK to Flagship" offers a 15-day intensive residential program for motivated current 8th-12th graders who are Arizona residents. This program provides a great opportunity for both heritage and non-heritage learners to explore and expand their knowledge in Chinese language and culture through a highly structured theme- and task-based curriculum. During the program, students will receive instructions in Chinese language and participate in fun, hands-on cultural activities. After the program, students will commit to continuing their Chinese language learning. The camp will be housed on the beautiful Tempe campus of the Arizona State University.

480-965-0703 • xia.zhang@asu.eduhttps://international.clas.asu.edu/k-12-outreach/startalk-program

Arlington Independent School District (teacher)

STARTALK: Empowering Teachers for Change

Arabic, Chinese, Dari, Hindi, Persian, Portuguese, Russian, Swahili, Turkish, Urdu • June 11, 2012June 22, 2012Residential Program
  • AISD Professional Development Center, Arlington, TX

Empowering Teachers for Change contains 60 hours of face-to-face instruction over a period of two weeks--10 instructional days-- preceded by a self assessment and followed by a practicum which will be supported by periodic virtual check-in's. It also will include a weekend service learning project in conjunction with Arlington ISD's Newcomer Center. By the end of the program, participants will have solidified their own professional practice, created and implemented a plan for their own professional growth, and begun to exercise leadership by working with a trusted colleague. TheTeacher Effectiveness for Language Learning (TELL) Framework, closely integrated with STARTALK principles, provides the foundation for this program. Emphasis will be given to creating an effective learning environment, planning both units and individual lessons, executing these plans in the classroom, assessing their effectiveness, choosing appropriate resources, collaborating with students, parents, administration, and the community, and becoming a professional who reflects well on the profession and finds ways to make a contribution to it..

682-867-7338 • sdeering@aisd.nethttp://www.aisd.net/aisd/lote

Arlington Independent School District (teacher)

STARTALK: Empowering Teachers for Change 2

Arabic, Chinese, Dari, Hindi, Persian, Portuguese, Russian, Swahili, Turkish, Urdu • July 8, 2013July 19, 2013Residential Program
  • Professional Development Center, Arlington, TX

Recognizing the need to strengthen foreign language teaching, especially in the area of critical languages, Arlington ISD proposes a two-part program for Summer 2013. The program will last two weeks, and the first week of the program will target teachers who have already participated in a STARTALK teacher program and particularly teachers who were a part of the AISD program Summer 2012. This time will be used to reinforce skills presented last year and to deepen participants understanding of STARTALK principles as explicated by the Teacher Effectiveness for Language Learning (TELL) document. In the afternoons, attention will be given to individual language groups, and experiences will be much more hands-on than in the previous year. In response to participant requests from last year's program, groups of students will be brought in for micro-teach experiences. The second week will target teachers who have not yet attended a STARTALK teacher program. It will be organized around STARTALK principles as explicated by the TELL framework and will primarily address standards-based instruction, comprehensible input, and checking for understanding. Time will be allotted for a micro-teach experience for these teachers, as well.

682-867-7338 • sdeering@aisd.net

Associated College in China (ACC) at Hamilton College (teacher)

ACC STARTALK Chinese Language Teachers Program for Non-Native Speakers

Chinese • June 30, 2013July 13, 2013Residential Program
  • Hamilton College, Clinton, NY

This is a two-week Chinese language residential program which offers development workshops for pre-service and in-service K-16 non-native Chinese language teachers. The program takes place on Hamilton College's campus during the summer. Program Goals: The program's overarching goal is to provide professional development opportunities in language and pedagogy. The program helps participants to improve Chinese language proficiency, and helps them design and deliver standards-based thematic units, allowing them to develop better teaching, assessment, and lesson planning skills, and to integrate culture, content, creativity, and technology into teaching practices. Additionally, participants in the 2013 Summer STARTALK teachers' program will receive 10 complimentary sessions with our Distance Learning Center. Participants will interact, via Skype, with our native Chinese teachers in Beijing to further increase their proficiency, and to build upon what they've learned during the summer program. Program Cost: All accepted participants will receive a full scholarship to cover the cost of the program (including program tuition, meals and lodging, and domestic transportation to campus). Note: If accepted, a $50 non-refundable deposit is required to hold your place in the program. For more info, please visit our website: https://my.hamilton.edu/china/startalk/startalk-home

315-859-4519 • accfsk12@hamilton.eduhttps://my.hamilton.edu/china/startalk/startalk-home

Associated College in China (ACC) at Hamilton College in collaboration with Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES (student)

ACC STARTALK Chinese Language Students Program for Non-Native Speakers

Chinese • July 7, 2013July 12, 2013Residential Program
  • Hamilton College, Clinton, NY

This Chinese language summer immersion program for Central New York Students is designed as a one-week residential camp program. The program aims to provide a rewarding summer immersion experience for a select group of highly-motivated students. Program Goals: To provide students a language immersion experience on the Hamilton College campus, and to improve students' linguistic proficiency and cultural competency through an outcome-based curriculum, task-based instruction, authentic cultural experience, and individualized one-on-one online tutoring and peer interaction. Also, to develop the interactive distance learning technology to expose students to authentic Chinese language, people, and culture through participatory online learning tools. Eligibility: Participants must have completed 7th grade and taken at least two years of Chinese language instruction. Preference will be given to students who have participated in the Central New York BOCES Program. Students are allowed to participate in the STARTALK summer immersion program for a maximum of 2 years, to allow new students access to the program Program Cost: STARTALK scholarships will be available for all admitted students. The scholarship will cover program tuition, meals, text material, instructional cost, distance tutorial, and technology support. For more info, please visit our website: https://my.hamilton.edu/china/summer-camp/youth-camp-home

315-859-4519 • accfsk12@hamilton.eduhttps://my.hamilton.edu/china/summer-camp/youth-camp-home

Bangor Chinese School (student)

STARTALK: The Future Speaks Chinese

Bangor, ME • Chinese • June 29, 2009 July 24, 2009Residential Session

The Future Speaks Chinese was an exciting, four-week, immersion-based experience for motivated students in grades 4-12 who want to learn the Chinese language. It was a language-intensive and culturally focused program taught by experienced teachers with three levels: beginner, intermediate, and heritage. Structured learning goals were modeled on ideas drawn from the national CLASS summer session (2007). Students experienced “performed culture” and had hands-on experience with cooking, arts, crafts, calligraphy, abacus instruction, Tai Chi, and music instrumentation as part of a complete immersion experience. The program was held at Husson University, Monday to Friday, June 29-July 24, 2009, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. A limited number of need-based scholarships were available. Prizes were awarded to students based upon their performance in the program.

207 990-0710 • jingzhang@bangorchinese.comhttp://www.bangorchinese.com
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