China: Dialogue ofCivilizations Summer II Alexander Ogunsanya
Program Description+ Pre-Dialogue Trip: July 3rd-July 7th+ Taipei (臺北市) + Mao Zedong Memoria, + National Revolutionary Martyr Shrine, + Palace Museum, + National Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall (国立中正纪念堂), + Dragon Mountain Temple + Taipei 101+ Hong Kong (香港)+ July 8th : Yunnan University in Kunming(云南大学)
Program DescriptionStudying at Yunnan University+ (2hrs) Language Partners: + Language partners are local Kunming University students+ (1.5hrs) Language Immersion Class: + Beginner I, Beginner II, Intermediate I, Intermediate II, Advanced I, Advance II+ (1.5hrs) Cultural Class: + Calligraphy, Folk Music, Film Study, Martial Arts+ 22 Hours of Speaking time per Week + Grammar, Vocabulary and Individual conversation sessions.
Language Partners+ Practice conversation+ Learn to play mahjong+ Explore city+ Try new foods+ Discuss life
Dormitory+ Dormitory: Yun Da Hotel (云南宾馆) + 2 People per room, Private Bath and Shower+ Laundry: Student Washing Machine, Local Laundry Service, Handwash+ Eating Out: Favorite local food + Salvidor’s,+ Try Rice Noodles+ Awesome Hotpot+ Chinese Candy+ Visit Bakeries Visit Green Lake!
Weekend Trips+ Weekend Trips: July 14-15, July 28-29+ Li Jiang, Sina Hotel, Shangri La, The Impression of LiJiang, Jade Dragon Snow Mountain (玉龙雪山), Stone Forest, Tiger Leaping Gourge+ Graduation: August 9+ Post Dialogue: August 10-August 16+ Shanghai, Nanjing, Wuxi, Hangzhou, SuzhouTotal: 7 Weeks
Weekend Trips2 Days in LiJiang at 5 Star Sina Hotel+ Visit Jade Dragon Snow Mountain and speak with Naxi people.Experience the Dongba culture+ Enjoy the the Impression of Lijiang, at an incredible elevation of 3100 metres. Director Zhang Yimou used over 100 horses and employed 500 local minority people selected from 16 different towns and villages.+ Another important facts is that the cast was selected from 10 different ethnic Chinese minorities as the show itself is a celebration of minority culture in the area, portray the life of the Naxi and Mosuo minority people.