|Year Program||About 10 months||August 2013 -|
15 years - 18 years
The most popular of all our programs! This is a year-long immersion program lasting 10 to 11 months. You will stay with a host family and go to school.
Year Program ($6050)
· Approx. Start Date : 23/08/2012 To 20/06/2013
· Age Range Between: 15 y and 17 y 5m
· Skills Required:
Strong academic background is preferred as the Chinese education system is paying a lot of attention to academic subjects and AFS schools in China are usually top schools
· Language Level:
Chinese language study background is preferred.
· Program Description:
Imagine all that you can learn and experience by spending a year living and studying in china. Here you will begin to feel that you are a part of one of the most complex societies in the world by living with your host family and attending an academically elite school.
You will stay in a typical Chinese home. Sharing meals together and having real man-made steamed bread, dumplings, spring rolls and many other delicious local foods there.
To attend a local high school, uniforms are required and classes are lecture-style, with required courses in Mandarin, the primary dialect spoken in china, as well as math, chemistry and physics. In the school, you will join in the group to do exercises and eyes massage. Though the stress of the Chinese student is very heavy, their after-class activities are rich and colorful.
Do you want to join the Kong Fu community or the handicraft art community? As you make new friends with your Chinese classmates, you will develop an understanding of today’s Chinese society.
We will offer the participants three booklets as Welcome to China, Safety Tips and My AFS Year Book.
· Language Lessons and Extra Activities :
3 Months intensive Chinese class will be provided by the host school for AFS participants
· Material and Orientations:
AFS Egypt will provide you with handbook including safety tips, language material and some tourist materials
Fees include: accommodation, health insurance, training and orientation.
Airfare and visa are NOT included
China is so vast in area (the third largest country after Russia and Canada) and in population (one-fifth of humanity) that almost anything said about the nation could be true. It is crowded (in cities) and sparsely settled (in remote rural areas); the Chinese are one people, yet the government recognizes 55 ethnic minorities; the Chinese revere centuries-old traditions, but they also embrace Western fashions, music and fast food; ancient architecture survives alongside modern buildings. Chinese people are friendly and welcoming, and country dwellers are especially down-to-earth and warm-hearted. In sum, China is diverse, huge and internationally important.
Currency: Renminbi yuan (RMB)
Size: 9,596,961 sq km
Population: 1,330,141,295 (July 2010 est.)