Critical Language Scholarship Program | Changchun, China

Changchun, China

Program Dates:

June 14 - August 06, 2021

Hosting Institution:

College of Humanities and Sciences of Northeast Normal University (CHSNENU)

Program Overview

The CLS Program’s virtual programming in 2021 comprises approximately 20 hours of language activities per week, including:

  • 10 hours of face-to-face (synchronous) small group class
  • 10-15 hours of synchronous and asynchronous activities:
    • Individual feedback sessions with instructors
    • Asynchronous instruction, such as reviewing video recordings
    • Cultural activities
    • Individual and group homework assignments
    • Directed independent study
    • Regular meetings with a language partner for conversation practice

The Chinese program in Changchun is hosted by the College of Humanities and Sciences of Northeast Normal University (CHSNENU), an independent undergraduate institution approved by the Chinese Ministry of Education. The College has 12 schools with a faculty of 650 and 11,000 students in 42 programs. Aiming at worldwide development, CHSNENU has established collaborative programs with many educational institutions in countries such as Japan, Denmark, Russia, the United States, Korea, Canada and Singapore, and since 2005 more than 500 students from other countries have studied Chinese at CHSNENU.