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China: Mandarin Language Intensive (4-week) - Group B

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Introduction

Carlos Flores, Participant

Hey Everyone! My name is Carlos Flores. I’m from Greenwich, CT and have been studying Mandarin for 3 years now. I just finished my junior year of high school, and am very excited to go on this trip and improve my Chinese speaking skills with you......Read More

WTBD Yaks from China

China: Mandarin Language Intensive (4-week) - Group B

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Backpacks?

Sebastian, Participant

So I have a question about packs. How much are we going to be carrying our packs? Mine is a bit heavy and I would like to lighten up if we are going to be carrying it for most of the time but if not, I figure it will be fine....Read More

WTBD Yaks from China

China: Mandarin Language Intensive (4-week) - Group B

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Family Gifts

Pedro, Participant

Hey Tucker! Regarding your question about gifts, I just bought a bunch of postcards from Madrid, pens, keychains, and typical Spanish drawings. I will also bring pictures of my family. These don’t occupy a lot of space, if you’re worried about......Read More

WTBD Yaks from China

China: Mandarin Language Intensive (4-week) - Group B

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Sammy’s Introduction

Sammy, Participant

你好!My name is Sammy (苏诗茗 Sū Shī Míng) and I just turned 16. I’m going into my Junior year of high school, and I live in New York City. I have taken Mandarin in school for the past three years, and I am so excited to improve my......Read More

WTBD Yaks from China

China: Mandarin Language Intensive (4-week) - Group B

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Q: Family gifts?

Tucker, Participant

What are you guys doing for gifts? I’m stumped on what to bring, especially now that my mom is telling me that when she used to visit China for work, she was given “extravagant” gifts from pretty much everyone she worked with. Any ideas?...Read More

WTBD Yaks from China

China: Mandarin Language Intensive (4-week) - Group B

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My Introduction

Adrian Vicioso, Participant

Hi! My name is Adrian and I am a rising junior from New Jersey. I’ve been learning Mandarin for the last two years at my high school. I am also not a competitive swimmer, but I enjoy playing other sports like basketball. I am very excited for this......Read More

WTBD Yaks from China

China: Mandarin Language Intensive (4-week) - Group B

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ELECTRONICS POLICY and Internet Access in China

Instructor Team, Instructor

Hello Dragons-to-be, Although it’s extremely difficult to be outside of current “digital world” without using social media, smart phone, etc., but we can guarantee you that the course will be much more terrific without these stuff. PLEASE DO......Read More

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REMINDERS AND TIPS

KRISTEN, Instructor

Hi friends! We write to you from the beautiful Eastern Sierra Mountains in California, where all Dragons instructors meet each summer for a training. The three of us have been busy preparing for our course and all of the adventures we have ahead of......Read More

WTBD Yaks from China

China: Mandarin Language Intensive (4-week) - Group B

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My Introduction (Gus)

Augustus Sabino, Participant

Hello, my name is Gus. I’m a sophomore (rising junior) from California. I like to play soccer and practice the martial art of Shaolin Kempo. I have never taken Mandarin, except for a small portion online, but am very excited to learn what I......Read More

WTBD Yaks from China

China: Mandarin Language Intensive (4-week) - Group B

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My intro

Sebastian, Participant

Hi! My name is Sebastian and I just finished 9th grade and I’ll turn 15 during the trip. I’ve studied mandarin since 7th grade so for 3 years and my Chinese name is 尚白浪 (shàng bái làng.) I am not a competitive swimmer and I like to......Read More

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Gift ideas

Tingting Xu, Instructor

Hello everyone, I’m so excited about the coming trip and I got an impression by reading your intros, that this is a competitive swimmer team! I feel super safe as a non-swimmer here, haha… OK let’s get back to the topic! You might think......Read More

WTBD Yaks from China

China: Mandarin Language Intensive (4-week) - Group B

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Dora’s Introduction

Dora, Participant

Hi my name is Dora (no idea what it is in mandarin), Im 14 years old. I just finished my freshman year in high school, and I’m originally from Atlanta, but have lived overseas my whole life. I swim competitively, and have almost no Chinese......Read More

WTBD Yaks from China

China: Mandarin Language Intensive (4-week) - Group B

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Nina’s Introduction

Nina, Participant

你好朋友! 我叫傅靖妮。 My name is Nina, and I am 15 years old. I just finished my Freshman year of high school; I can’t wait for our trip this summer! I have taken Chinese classes since elementary school, but not seriously until......Read More