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    University of Nevada, Reno (Student)

    Studying Chinese Through Three Legends and Drama



    Grade Level(s)


    • June 12, 2017 – June 30, 2017: Summer 2017 (Face-to-face)
    • University of Nevada, Reno, Reno, NV
    Program Setting



    The Chinese summer immersion program at UNR plans to host 25 local high school students (grades 9-12) with no or very limited Chinese language background. The course will last three weeks, meeting Monday through Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., with 90 instructional hours. Students will study Chinese language through three legends and drama performance.

    Upon the successful completion of the STARTALK program, students will be able to reach Novice Mid level according to ACTFL World-Readiness Standards. Students will be able to interpret cultural topics in the target language and perform drama, recognize and write Chinese characters, relate to themselves and compare and synthesize the cultural differences between China and the U.S.

    (775) 682-8917
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