High School Chinese Immersion & Global Leadership in China
5,000 years of history have made China one of the world’s most ancient and fascinating civilizations. Its majesty and traditions render the country extremely diverse and truly magnificent. China’s unparalleled growth over the past three decades has also made it a rising power and influential country on a global scale. Because of this, understanding China is essential to embracing the future in an ever-globalized world, and learning Chinese is a necessity to stay competitive in the job marketplace. Our unique program offers teens firsthand experience of China’s deep traditions, as well as its fast-changing realities as a modern society. Whether you seek total language immersion, cultural understanding, adventure, or personal growth, our SPI China program provides it all!
Why SPI China?
> Authentic, unique immersion locations. Our unique destination in the southeastern China river valley is ideal for cultural and linguistic immersion.
> Safe, culturally rich and inspiring. China has emerged as one of the most important business centers in the world.
> Excellent college preparation. Rigorous Mandarin Chinese language classes combined with a unique global leadership component.
> Fun, food and friends!
SPI Chinese Immersion in China
The core elements to SPI’s high school study abroad programs in China include a meaningful homestay or student residence experience, intensive Mandarin language courses, global leadership and cultural enrichment, afternoon elective activities and inspiring travel excursions guided by our on-site team of directors. Our program’s unique elements focus on the practical acquisition of Mandarin by putting students in real world settings where they grow linguistically and culturally. Keeping safety, authenticity, and livability in mind, SPI Guilin offers an amazing location for its high school study abroad programs in China.
SUMMER PROGRAMS IN CHINA
SPI offers a transformative Mandarin immersion program nestled among the dramatic southern hills of Guilin.
SPI has selected Guilin as an ideal program location for high school students to immerse into the Chinese language and culture.