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2010 China Institute-StarTalk Summer Language Academy 
Institution name: Chinese Institute
Address: 125 East 65th Street
New York, NY 10065
Telephone: (212) 744-8181
Web address: http://www.chinainstitute.org/about/accessibility-at-china-institute/
Name: Peng Zeng
Title: Director
Address: 125 East 65th Street
New YorkNY  10065
Email: pzeng@chinainstitute.org
Telephone: (212) 744-8181
Purposes and goals of the program:
The 2010 China Institute-StarTalk Summer Language Academy offers intensive language instruction with an emphasis on practical communication skills – speaking, writing, and character recognition – integrated with culture workshops, hands-on studio classes, and fieldtrips to area sites of cultural and historical significance.
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Program funding:
STARTALK from National Foreign Language Center
Languages/dialects taught:
  • Mandarin
  • Program type:  Summer Program
    Average enrollment: 25
    Total contact hours per week: 30
    Times per week classes meet: 5
    When meetings take place:
    9:30 AM - 3:30 PM, Mondays through Fridays, July 5 August 13, 2010
    Where meetings take place:
    125 East 65th Street, New York, NY 10065
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    Second-generation immigrants: 8%
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    Average enrollment: 25
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    Total contact hours per week: 30
    Times per week: 5
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