Critical Language Scholarship Program | Dalian, China

Dalian, China

Program Dates:

June 07 - July 30, 2021

Hosting Institution:

Dalian University of Technology

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 Dalian is hosted by Dalian University of Technology (DLUT). Founded in 1949, DLUT was established originally as the School of Engineering of Dalian University. DLUT has three campuses and over 34,700 full-time students, with more than 700 international students. CLS classes take place on the Lingshui campus of the university.