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Mandarin and Chinese Culture Immersion Summer Course in China (4 or 8 weeks)

Study Chinese and experience the unique Chinese culture during Summer holiday.

Learn Chinese and practice the language on a daily basis in authentic real life environment. Plus the Real Life Instruction held once a week developed by Allied Gateway is specially designed to enhance your spoken language ability.

Transcripts and certificate available. Electives include Chinese painting, Taiji Boxing, Chinese Knot and calligraphy.

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   * Allied Gateway Real Life Instruction
   * Four electives on Chinese Culture
   * Huangpu River Night Cruise
   * Acrobatics Show
   * Hangzhou Weekend (extra pay)
   * Ancient Town of Zhouzhuang (extra pay)

Program Schedules and Dates
   Programs below are offered to learners of all level from total beginner to advanced level.

   There are 2 stand alone terms freely to join in, each for 4 weeks. Also, they can be applied together as an 8 weeks summer    course.

Program Name

Program Code

Program Dates

Application Deadline

Payment Deadline

Mandarin Summer Shanghai Fudan ZWSHFDU4W: Jul

11 Jul - 05 Aug

15 May 20 May
ZWSHFDU4W Aug 06 Aug - 31 Aug 5 Jun 10 Jun
ZWSHFDU8W:Jul 11 Jul - 31 Aug 5 Jun 10 Jun
         * Classes will be offered on some of the weekends to make sure a full 4-week school days.
   * The 8-week course is combined with 2 of 4-week courses. There is a one-day break between the 2 sessions. You will start       a new placement test for the 2nd session and be moved to a higher level if your Chinese improves quickly.

Day to Day Schedule
   4-week program day to day schedule here
   8-week program day to day schedule here

Program Highlights
    * Allied Gateway Real Life Instruction
    * Four electives on Chinese Culture
    * Huangpu River Night Cruise
    * Acrobatics Show
    * Hangzhou Weekend (extra pay)
    * Ancient Town of Zhouzhuang (extra pay)

    Allied Gateway Mandarin Immersion Program consists of three parts: Classroom Training, Allied Gateway Real Life     Instruction and Extra Curriculum Activities. The Classroom Training integrates all different skills of the language:     phonetics, speaking, listening, writing, reading, grammar and vocabulary. Allied Gateway Real Life Instruction is held every     two weeks exclusively to Allied Gateway participants. Instructions occur in real life settings with one subject in each section.     Subjects include eating, transportation, theatre, shopping, job-hunting, seeing a doctor etc. Extra

  • Total immersion in Chinese environment
  • Comprehensive language training
  • Beginner to advanced level
  • Free Allied Gateway Real Life Instruction
  • Extra curriculum activates – weekend sightseeing and electives

    Classes are divided into 3 basic levels: beginner, intermediate and advanced. A placement test will be conducted after     enrolment.

    Curriculum are designed to meet the needs of each proficiency level and the program length to ensure you progress rapidly     and able to communicate in Chinese in a more effective and efficient manner.

Program Name Morning Afternoon Total hours / week
Mandarin Summer Shanghai Program
8:00 - 11:35
Mon - Fri
Chinese class
14:00 -16:00pm
Chinese class or

17.5 hrs / week

Beginner Class Main Courses
    Introductory Chinese, oral Chinese, listening comprehension and introductory Chinese reading, Intermediate Class Main     Courses, Intermediate Intensive Chinese, Chinese Reading, Chinese Pronunciation, Fundamental Writing, Intermediate     Chinese Listening Comprehension.

Advanced Class Main Courses
    Advanced Chinese, Advanced Chinese Extensive Reading, Advanced Spoken Chinese, Chinese Literature, Applied Chinese     Writing, An Introduction to Chinese Culture.
  • All the classes integrate all the different skills of the language: listening, speaking, reading, writing, grammar, phonetics and vocabulary.
  • All levels offered
  • Practical, concise and up-to-date materials are used
Electives and Activities
    Electives: Chinese painting, Chinese calligraphy, Lecture on Chinese knot, Lecture on Taiji boxing

    Activities: Huangpu River Night Cruise, acrobatics show, Shanghai museum, Shanghai museum of Chinese medicine.

Focuses and Objectives





  • Solid foundation of Phonetic knowledge
  • Chinese character structure
  • Basic listening, speaking, reading and writing skills
  • Simple sentences and daily conversations
  • Greetings/ introductions, money/numbers and dates
  • Social introductions, discussing weather, asking directions
  • Chinese culture
  • Able to travel in China comfortably
  • Order food, shopping and bargaining
  • Simple words and sentence recognition


  • Vocabulary building and sentence structure in expressing opinions, likes and dislikes and feelings
  • Discussions and descriptions: hobbies, interests, job, family, hometown
  • Comprehensive reading: newspaper and other materials
  • Culture understanding
  • Composition
  • Able to communicate and interact in Chinese with locals
  • Able to express himself and opinions
  • Able to talk about daily activities & feelings


  • Enhancing students' overall Chinese language skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing)
  • helping students contact to and understanding further and wider of Chinese culture and society
  • Able to work in a Chinese language environment
  • Able to live by & take care of himself in a Chinese environment

Placement Test
    Classes are divided into 10 levels so that you will be placed in the right level that suits you the most. An overall placement       test including reading, writing, speaking and listening is carried out at the beginning of the program.

Evaluation and Certificates
    Small quizzes will be carried out now and then to test the progress made by students. At the end of the Program, a test will      be conducted. Participants will receive official diplomas and certificates including transcripts at the end of the Program.

    Campus Standard (Double / Single)
    All the rooms are furnished with TV, bed, telephone, desk, chair, lamp, private bathroom and air-conditioning. There are      communal kitchen and laundry room on each floor. Single and shared occupancy provided. Internet connection is included. Laundry service available in extra pay.


    Live with a local family. You will have your own room, with closet, bed, airconditioner and desk. Public shared facilities include kitchen,      sitting room and bathroom. Breakfast & dinner is included.

Airport Transfer
    Allied Gateway provides free airport arrival-pick-up service for program participants. Our staff will meet you at the arrival gate     after you get your luggage and take you to your accommodation. You need to provide us with correct flight information – flight     number / flight date / airport name 2 weeks before your program starts. To make sure smooth transition, you will be provided     with Allied Gateway contact number before you come to China in case of last minute changes.

What Is Included

  • Tuition
  • Certificate and transcripts
  • Accommodation
  • Allied Gateway Real Life Chinese Instruction
  • Weekend sightseeing excursions and electives
  • Airport arrival-pick-up
  • Orientation package
    • Map of Shanghai and China
    • Small Chinese-English and English-Chinese dictionary
    • Map of campus and the surrounding area
    • English/Chinese menu
    • Survival Chinese booklet
  • Bank account setting-up
  • China cell phone/SIM card assistance
  • China study Visa support
  • Money exchange assistance
  • Assistance with China domestic travel arrangements
  • 24-hours/7-days emergency support
  • On-call on-site Allied Gateway assistance

How to Apply
   To apply, you need to meet requirements below
    * Above 16 years old
    * Be in good health

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