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Summer study information

Summer class

he Virginia STARTALK Chinese STUDENT Academy (VSCSA) continues to partner with the Virginia STARTALK Chinese TEACHER Academy (VSCTA), a reputed residential teacher training program, to create a national leading model on learning Chinese language and culture online for rising 9-12th graders in the U.S. The program offers a 12-day virtual journey, featuring individualized instruction that brings real-world experiences into online learning. Students will experience productive learning outcomes in a linguistically and culturally enriched online environment and have ample opportunities to frequently interact with excellent teachers, teaching assistants, and peer learners to satisfy their individual needs on a daily basis. The program strives to create a truly interactive, communicative, and innovative classroom through the integration of a wide array of authentic tasks and advanced instructional technology.

You can find more detailed information on both the 2018 programs as well as on an overview of our past programs from our website (http://startalkuva.as.virginia.edu/).
Please visit the following link for student program application requirements (http://startalkuva.as.virginia.edu/2018-student-program-application).
Please find information on teacher program application requirements on the following webpage (http://startalkuva.as.virginia.edu/2018-teacher-program-application).