Upon arrival, students complete an intensive 2-week Chinese language course then move on to their host family and begin taking classes at a local Chinese high school. Bond with your Chinese classmates and your host family, who will open up your understanding of daily life in China. In addition to increasing language fluency & studying academic subjects, you'll be exposed to Chinese culture and have the chance to explore the country. Part of your mid-year orientation includes a historical tour of your area, teaching you more about the place you've come to call your home away from home. YFU's program in China offers the opportunity to explore all elements of Chinese culture, from school life to local holidays.
A 4-week summer program is also available. Students stay in Beijing and spend mornings enjoying Chinese cultural classes including language instruction, art, martial arts, and sports. In the afternoons, enjoy free time or take part in activities organized by YFU China.