Summer Academy Blog - Beijing 2014

Take Look(Book) at Our Latest Beijing Photos

July 17, 2014

Program Director, Gao Yuan, took some amazing photos of life in language at our Beijing Academy and compiled them in a Lookbook here: Once we receive the individual photos, we will send an updated blog post so that... read more

Tianjin Getaway

July 8, 2014

This past Saturday we took students to Tianjin, a municipality around two hours away from Beijing. Tianjin is the fourth largest city in China by population, and has been a major seaport and gateway to China since the city’s formation. Thanks to an... read more

Gaining Invaluable Language Experience by Exploring the Summer Palace

July 2, 2014

Sunday was another day out in Beijing, and our destination was the Summer Palace. Basically a huge park, the Summer Palace is a mix of natural landscapes and man-made features. We entered from the North gate, meaning we had to tackle Longevity Hill... read more

Important Information for Beijing Academy 2014

July 2, 2014

In case family members missed it previously, we are including important information on the Beijing Academy below. Please keep this for your records and reach out with any questions or concerns! BEIJING ACADEMY PROGRAM ADDRESS MMLA Program... read more

Weekend Excursion to Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City

July 1, 2014

When you hear Beijing, there are two places sure to come to mind: Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City. For our first weekend in Beijing we decided to bring the students to these incredible sights as a great way to understand Chinese history and... read more