2018 Georgia STARTALK Program: Chinese & Turkish

When: June 11-23, 2018 (non-residential)
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. daily
Cost: Free

The 2018 Georgia STARTALK Program: Chinese & Turkish will enroll 24 middle school and high school students, including rising 6th graders, in the Chinese track. Ten high school juniors and seniors (including rising juniors) along with college freshmen and sophomores (including rising juniors) will be enrolled in the Turkish track.

The camp is designed for students with no or limited (less than 50 hours of instruction) previous experience in learning Chinese or Turkish. All costs will be covered by the funding from the National Security Agency’s STARTALK program and Agnes Scott College. *Students either learn Chinese OR Turkish in the program.

The 13-day program, with a total of 91 hours instruction in Chinese or Turkish, will allow students to attain novice-mid proficiency in the target language. During each 7-hour day, students will engage in immersive language learning, practicing martial arts, drumming, and music. Daily lunch, all teaching materials, and an extrusion will be covered by the program.

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Chinese Track: 24 middle school and high school students, including rising 6th graders.

Turkish Track: 10 high school juniors and seniors (including rising juniors) along with college freshmen and sophomores (including rising juniors).

The application deadline is March 30th, 2018. To apply, students must do the following:


  1. Fill out the online application form by midnight, March 30, 2018
  2. Ask a teacher to submit a letter of recommendation via this link (https://goo.gl/forms/kulRAY7FQ7UriEwO2) by midnight, March 30, 2018

*Only completed applications will be considered.

Questions?

Contact the program director, Dr. Jing Z. Paul at jpaul@agnesscott.edu

Our Daily Schedule (June 11-23, 2018)

  • 9:00am-9:15am: Drumming
  • 9:15am-10:05am: Language Class
  • 10:05am-10:10am: Break
  • 10:10am-10:55am: Music Class
  • 10:55am-11:00am: Break
  • 11:00am-11:50am: Language Class
  • 11:50am-12:50pm: Lunch & Cultural Events
  • 12:50pm-1:40pm: Language Class
  • 1:40pm-1:50pm: Break
  • 1:50pm-2:30pm:  Sports Class
  • 2:30pm-2:40pm: Break
  • 2:40pm-3:30pm: Language Class
  • 3:30pm-4:00pm: Media Lab