District of Columbia Public Schools (Student)
Summer 2017 STARTALK Critical Language Program
- June 26, 2017 – July 28, 2017: (Face-to-face)
- CHEC Colunbia Heights Educational Campus, Washington, DC
The programs will serve 125 English Language Learners in grades 6-8 in a 5 week program beginning June 26 and ending July 28, 2017. Students will receive 96 hours of instruction and will earn .5 credits in Chinese Language and Culture through a series of enriching activities that only the nation’s capital can offer. Students will learn to speak Chinese as they sip tea at the Embassy of China, take a walking tour of Chinatown, witness martial arts exhibits at the Chinese Cultural Center and appreciate art at the National Museums of Asian Art. They will release their paper lanterns at the culmination of the program where they will celebrate the Chinese New Year!