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With a maximum of five students per class, our Small Class program provides students with an intensive, study-focused atmosphere for quick and effective Chinese learning. All students are placed in an appropriate level according to the results of a preliminary exam. In addition to 20 hours of lessons per week, Monday through Friday, students will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of cultural activities, volunteer events, and weekend excursions.

Program Highlights

  • Live in Beijing with a local Chinese family and share experiences with their high school age son or daughter
  • Small class size and personalized attention allows you to make significant improvements on your Chinese in a short period of time
  • Explore Beijing's historical and cultural landmarks and participate in extracurricular activities
  • Make friends with other Lotus students from countries all around the world
  • Study at Lotus' Beijing office, where we provide instant assistance and supervision
  • Study plans available for all levels


A Typical Day for a Small Class Lotus Participant
7:00AM Breakfast with your host family
7:30AM Travel to class at Lotus
8:00AM Intensive language class
8:50AM Break (purified water, tea, and fresh fruit provided)
9:00AM Intensive language class
9:50AM Break
10:00AM Intensive language class
10:50AM Break
11:00AM Intensive language class
12:00PM Lunch (at Lotus office or local restaurant of choice)
1:00PM Travel excursion to the Forbidden City
4:00PM Return home / free time
6:30PM Dinner with your host family
8:00PM Practice Chinese with / hangout with your host family / homework time

** If you would like to travel outside of Beijing, please see our Summer Study and Travel Program.

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