Summer Academy Blog - Beijing 2015

Student Entries

July 14, 2015

Throughout their time here in Beijing, all of the students have been active participants in the program. I know that every one of them has already made huge progress in the language. I really love these vivacious guys! Please check out their final student... read more

Atop the Great Wall

July 12, 2015

Today, both students and staff embarked on a trip to visit the Great Wall. It was both fantastic and unforgettable! Although the students were a little tired from their long, but meaningful, trip to Olympic Park and the Temple of Heaven yesterday... read more

Basketball and Bartering

July 11, 2015

As they head into their final weekend at the Academy, several students reflect on their experiences from past week.  “It has been an interesting and exciting week in Beijing. Yesterday, we went to a local high school and met Chinese teenagers who... read more

Marketplace Adventures

July 10, 2015

The students have continued to write about their time in Beijing and their impressions and reactions to these new experiences. Below, we have shared some from the past week. We hope you enjoy them! Wednesday, July 1  “I have always thought... read more

A Day Well Spent

July 8, 2015

This afternoon, we visited a local high school. Our students participated in several activities with the Chinese students, including fan dancing, diabolo, basketball, paper-cutting, calligraphy, ping pong, and more! Check out the many photos for a recap... read more