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CET: Harbin, Intensive Chinese Language
Harbin, China (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Fall,
Spring,
Summer (Non CU)
Homepage: Click to visit
Program Sponsor: CET Academic Programs 
Program Dates &
Deadlines:
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Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction:
Chinese-Mandarin
Core Program Attributes:
Direct Enrollment
Minimum GPA:
3.0
Housing Options:
Dormitory/Residence Hall
Approved by:
A&S, AAP, CALS, ENG, HUM EC, ILR, SHA
Minimum Student Status:
freshman, grad student, junior, other, senior, sophomore
Program Advisor: Kristin Blake
Program Description:

CET Harbin

Harbin students
At CET Harbin, you'll take a step towards near-native fluency. You'll specialize in improving your language skills through a one-on-one language course about a topic of your choice. You'll target diction and error correction in a one-on-two drill course. You'll add breadth to your vocabulary through electives like business Chinese, Chinese newspaper and Chinese literature. A full-time language pledge ensures that Chinese is the sole means of communication for the entire term. This program is perfect for intermediate and advanced language learners who are ready for full immersion. Spring semester students can up the ante by tacking January Term in Beijing onto their study abroad plans.

Experience Full Immersion. Transform Your Chinese.

  • Intensive academics, with 20 hours/week of Chinese language classes
  • One-on-one tutorial, designed by the student
  • One-on-two course that focus on error correction
  • Thesis research conducted in Chinese for advanced students
  • Full-time Chinese language pledge
  • Local roommates
  • Open to students with at least 4 semesters of previous Chinese language study
Visit the CET website to apply and learn more about this program.


Harbin Chinese Language Program
The Intensive Language and Independent Research Program for Advanced Learners

Sophia

Long considered CET's "gem", the Harbin program attracts students who are up to the challenge of true immersion into an environment with few English-speaking foreigners. Students abide by a full-time language pledge and explore Harbin, a location chosen for its standard Mandarin, with Chinese roommates. The curriculum, perfect for students with research interests, includes one-on-two drill classes, small group electives and student-designed independent study classes--a student favorite.

Students who have completed at least four years of college-level Chinese or the equivalent may elect Harbin's "research track". Designed for advanced learners of Chinese, particularly those who are enrolled, or are planning to enroll, in a graduate program, the research track allows students to conduct guided thesis research under the direction of a Chinese faculty member. Research track students also take Classical Chinese, an area of study that prepares them for further research in their chosen field of study. Finally, a composition or pronunciation class rounds out the research track curriculum.

"I'm so glad I chose Harbin. My Chinese has improved tremendously." - Isaac Stone Fish, a former CET Harbin student

"The one-on-one class was invaluable - something you just can't get elsewhere." - Haley Warden, a former CET Harbin student



Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Approx. Start Approx. End
Fall 2018 03/01/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Programs may fill long before their final deadline. * Recommendation--For SPRING: APPLY in MAY to study abroad the following spring. For FALL/YEAR: APPLY in DECEMBER. Late applications may be accepted, but colleges typically need time to process your approval.