Written by Mercedes Chen (The George Washington University), Student Correspondent CET Beijing, Fall 2019. Coming into the Intensive Chinese Language program as an absolute beginner […]
Photos by Mercedes Chen (The George Washington University), Student Correspondent CET Beijing. Cover photo caption: Me in Tiananmen Square standing in front of the Forbidden City!
Written by Kaylee Henderson (Kalamazoo College), Student Correspondent for CET Beijing, Fall 2019 My first time traveling this far from home, my first time living in a new country. It has been a time filled with worry and fear, but more so a time filled with excitement and adventure. It began with my flight from Michigan to China—a […]
Written by Abby Schwendel (University of Texas at Austin), Student Correspondent CET Beijing Summer 2019 I started out my day dreading enduring four and a half hours of class with a scratchy throat and runny nose, but ended it pouring over last week’s test to consume as much corrected grammar as my reinvigorated mind could […]
Written by Irene, High School/Pre-College Student Correspondent for CET Beijing Summer 2019 Have you ever gone into a trip telling yourself that you better make the most of it? As we finish up our final week in Beijing, I can’t help but ask myself the question: Have you made the most of your time in […]
Written by Jade, High School/Pre-College Student Correspondent for CET Beijing Summer 2019 Until I went to Shanghai, I never felt so connected to Chinese culture. I live at Beijing Union University, where it’s just a campus full of students (Chinese and international) and markets. Life here felt separated from culture because of the lack of […]