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Studying in China / Patrick McAloon.

By: McAloon, Patrick.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: North Clarendon, VT : Tuttle Publishing, 2014Description: 320 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780804842815; 0804842817; 0804848963; 9780804848961.Subject(s): Foreign study -- China | American students -- China | China -- Description and travel | TRAVEL -- Asia -- China | TRAVEL -- Reference | EDUCATION -- Multicultural Education | American students | Foreign study | Travel | China | TRAVEL / Asia / China | EDUCATION / Multicultural Education | TRAVEL / ReferenceDDC classification: 370.116/20951
Contents:
Chapter 1: China beckons -- Chapter 2: Choosing a program -- Chapter 3: Before you go -- Chapter 4: Getting there -- Chapter 5: Settling in -- Chapter 6: Being a foreign student in China -- Chapter 7: Daily life -- Chapter 8: Intercity travel -- Chapter 9: Sightseeing -- Chapter 10: The key to going back: Making friends -- Chapter 11: Trouble, or "Ouch," "Oh, no!" and "Sorry" -- Chapter 12: Going home -- Chapter 13: After you return -- Appendix A: Measurement conversion -- Appendix B: Reference books -- Appendix C: Popular Chinese movies -- Appendix D: Useful websites -- Appendix E: A sampling of language programs -- Index.
Summary: "A visit to China can change your life. Have you thought about studying in China, but are not sure what you will find there? A trip to China to live, work or study promises an amazing, life-changing experience in the most historically and culturally fascinating nation on earth. Find all the information you need for your educational experience abroad in Studying in China. China is changing faster than any other nation on earth today. Written by a travel professional who works with students in China all the time, Studying in China is an invaluable resource that tells you: What to pack that you won't find over there How to arrive at your destination and settle in safely How to make your Chinese instructors happy How your day-to-day experiences will unfold once you are there How to get the most from a limited stay Author Patrick McAloon is a co-founder of SinoConnect, a firm that connects students of all ages with educational opportunities in China and the United States. He has been helping students prepare to study in China for 15 years. Having conducted hundreds of study abroad seminars, McAloon is uniquely qualified to supply students going to China with the latest up-to-date information on how to study abroad. Readying yourself for this experience can be daunting, and Studying in China makes it easy from start to finish. Prepare to make new friends in your classes and while traveling around China, but first learn how to avoid common pitfalls and mistakes. Being an international student in China can be a life-changing experience. Don't take our word for it. Read this book and go!"-- Provided by publisher.
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"China is changing faster than any other nation on earth today. Written by a Chinese language teacher and a travel professional who works with students in China all the time, Studying in China is an invaluable resource..." -- Chinese Language Teachers Association (CLTA) Newsletter

A visit to China can change your life. Would you like to study in China, but are not sure what you will find there? A trip to China to live, work or study promises an amazing, life-changing experience in the most historically and culturally fascinating nation on earth. Find all the information you need for your educational experience abroad in Studying in China .

China is changing faster than any other nation on earth today. Written by a travel professional who works with students in China all the time, Studying in China is an invaluable resource that tells you: What to pack that you won't find over there How to arrive at your destination and settle in safely How to make your Chinese instructors happy How your day-to-day experiences will unfold once you are there How to get the most from a limited stay Author Patrick McAloon is a co-founder of SinoConnect, a firm that connects students of all ages with educational opportunities in China and the United States. He has been helping students prepare to study in China for 15 years. Having conducted hundreds of study abroad seminars, McAloon is uniquely qualified to supply students going to China with the latest up-to-date information on how to study abroad.

Readying yourself for this experience can be daunting, and Studying in China makes it easy from start to finish. Prepare to make new friends in your classes and while traveling around China, but first learn how to avoid common pitfalls and mistakes. Being an international student in China can be a life-changing experience. Don't take our word for it. Read this book and go study in China!

Includes map.

"A visit to China can change your life. Have you thought about studying in China, but are not sure what you will find there? A trip to China to live, work or study promises an amazing, life-changing experience in the most historically and culturally fascinating nation on earth. Find all the information you need for your educational experience abroad in Studying in China. China is changing faster than any other nation on earth today. Written by a travel professional who works with students in China all the time, Studying in China is an invaluable resource that tells you: What to pack that you won't find over there How to arrive at your destination and settle in safely How to make your Chinese instructors happy How your day-to-day experiences will unfold once you are there How to get the most from a limited stay Author Patrick McAloon is a co-founder of SinoConnect, a firm that connects students of all ages with educational opportunities in China and the United States. He has been helping students prepare to study in China for 15 years. Having conducted hundreds of study abroad seminars, McAloon is uniquely qualified to supply students going to China with the latest up-to-date information on how to study abroad. Readying yourself for this experience can be daunting, and Studying in China makes it easy from start to finish. Prepare to make new friends in your classes and while traveling around China, but first learn how to avoid common pitfalls and mistakes. Being an international student in China can be a life-changing experience. Don't take our word for it. Read this book and go!"-- Provided by publisher.

Includes bibliographical references, filmography and index.

Chapter 1: China beckons -- Chapter 2: Choosing a program -- Chapter 3: Before you go -- Chapter 4: Getting there -- Chapter 5: Settling in -- Chapter 6: Being a foreign student in China -- Chapter 7: Daily life -- Chapter 8: Intercity travel -- Chapter 9: Sightseeing -- Chapter 10: The key to going back: Making friends -- Chapter 11: Trouble, or "Ouch," "Oh, no!" and "Sorry" -- Chapter 12: Going home -- Chapter 13: After you return -- Appendix A: Measurement conversion -- Appendix B: Reference books -- Appendix C: Popular Chinese movies -- Appendix D: Useful websites -- Appendix E: A sampling of language programs -- Index.