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Go Abroad China

B-1305,  Ke Shi Plaza, No.28,  Xin Xi Road, Shangdi, Beijing, China
4.20 / 5 based on 6 reviews.
Go Abroad China is a 10-year-old organization (since 2003) devoted to fostering international understanding through cultural exchange and educational programs in China.Go Abroad China has been a leader in creating life-changing, cross-cultural experiences in China including: mandarin immersion, internship, volunteer, teach, travel, high school programs, study tours and home stays. Since 2003, more than 900 individuals have participated in GAC programs. From the moment we pick you up at the airport to the moment we drop you off for your flight home, you can rest assured that we will be there for you. We are combining Mandarin Chinese language and culture classes with extra-curricular workshops, language tutorials, social activities, interaction with native Chinese speakers, and fun events held throughout the year. Our programs are interesting, reliable and are an affordable options for total immersion into the Chinese language, culture and way of life. Our Staff at Go Abroad China is committed to giving, the best quality program, along with flawless communication. For more information feel free to contact us on inquiry@goabroadchina.org, and we will be glad to assist you in planning your trip to China!




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Learning Chinese in Beijing Go Abroad China
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by Oliver, United Kingdom
Course details: 4 weeks, 20 hours/week, homestay, July 2016
I was only in Beijing for just a month and was learning Chinese during that time in China. Going Abroad is very expensive, my parents were also very deeply involved since when I applied I was actually still in high school back in The States.

Why did I end up with Go Abroad China?
A bunch of other programs I read about were expensive but I really insisted on going to China, so I was left with taking one of the cheapest programs I researched.

It wasn't actually too bad, I was at a beginner level 2 when I went to China and was placed into a language school in Beijing. Some times I felt like my classmates definitely learned more than me, other times I was okay, it wasn't too hard...but at least I was able to pick up some Chinese jokes here and there.
- organizing a school for me
- one of the staff went with me to the Greatwall one saturday
- helping me get housing
- prices for going abroad can get expensive
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Great time in Shanghai Go Abroad China
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by Oliver, United Kingdom
Course details: 8 weeks, 20 hours/week, shared flat, July 2015
I went to Shanghai a year ago and enrolled at the Jiaotong University there for 2 months Chinese summer course. I was a beginner in Chinese when I went to Shanghai, in my class there were around 22 students, around the same level as I was, all foreigners.
In class, we started with the very basics; the simplest vocabulary and how to form a basic sentence. Of course some people learned faster than others. For me there were times when I got confused, some other times I had great fun in class. We had one general language teacher and another one who trained us on listening.
I applied through Go Abroad China, whom I found when I was going through the internet and doing some research. I am satisfied with their service; when I got to Shanghai I was picked up from the airport to go to my new rented flat, got a little orientation about where to catch the metro or the bus. I had two other Chinese guys for flatmates, everyone had a bedroom but we shared the common areas. Most of the application and communication was by email, but I was invited for a skype video call once or twice I think.
When I left Shanghai I did notice that I had improved a lot. I could barely speak Chinese when I left for China. I can only manage small basic conversations but I am still continuing with the lessons, although not as frequently as when I was in Shanghai.
the teaching was good specifically for us as beginners
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