CLI: Chinese Immersion Program in Guilin, China

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Immerse yourself in Chinese language and culture with CLI! Located in the picturesque city of Guilin and officially affiliated with Guangxi Normal University (GXNU), CLI provides the premier intensive Mandarin program in China.

The fastest way to reach Mandarin language proficiency is through CLI's immersion program. CLI Immersion includes 20-weekly hours of one-on-one instruction with three highly qualified, unique CLI instructors. One-on-one instruction provides constant student teacher interaction, immediate feedback, and accelerated language learning that is often lacking with large group classes.

In addition to language courses, CLI offers weekly activities and monthly travel excursions, including cooking classes, game nights, tours of Guilin and much more. CLI warmly welcomes you to learn Mandarin Chinese in China!

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based on 16 reviews
  • Academics 9.8
  • Support 9.6
  • Fun 9.1
  • Housing 9.2
  • Safety 9.8
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Jason Rodgers

If you want to study in China, give CLI your money now. Seriously.

I could not speak a word of Chinese before arriving in Guilin. After a few weeks of one-on-one lessons with their awesome English-fluent teachers, wo xian zai hui shuo zhong wen! :)

Land-before-time-type beautiful city in the mountains, friendly, welcoming, curious residents, just THE perfect experience to study in China if you don't want the madness of Shanghai or Beijing.

Cannot recommend highly enough. 10/10

How can this program be improved?
Not much nightlife in Guilin, but that's not CLI's fault.
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About The Chinese Language Institute (CLI)

The Chinese Language Institute (CLI) is an innovative language and cultural center located in Guilin, China. Housed in its own 5-story language learning center and officially affiliated with Guangxi Normal University, CLI offers the fastest track to...