University of Pittsburgh (Student)
Pitt STARTALK Chinese: A Bridge through Culture
- June 22, 2017 – July 14, 2017: (Face-to-face)
- University of Pittsburgh, Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures, Pittsburgh, PA
Pitt Chinese STARTALK program will offer a 3-week non-residential language and culture program to 20 rising 9th-12th graders in high school for a total of 96 instructional hours at the University of Pittsburgh, Oakland campus. The standard-based and student-centered curriculum is guided by theme “A Bridge through Culture - Building Global Friendship” which aims to develop students’ linguistic and intercultural competence through experiential learning with native speakers and immersion in Chinese cultural activities. Upon conclusion of this program, students will be expected to have an ACTFL Novice-Min/High proficiency level in speaking, reading, writing, and listening.