Linyi Camp participant: “This trip has truly impacted my life in ways I never expected.It changed me for the better. Being in another country, talking to the people there really shows you and makes you realize that there is a whole world out there. It is easy to feel like all life is happening where you are, but this made me realize there is so much more going on…”
Tammy – “China, WOW!! It was life changing. I came back a different person; a person with renewed hope... I went with great expectations, and was pleasantly surprised when they were far surpassed in every way, shape, and form.
Bridging the World is all about building relationships through the use of conversational English. Class begins in a somewhat awkward teacher/ student environment with a simple introduction, “Hi, my name is…” and commences with tearful good-byes among dear friends…
We had a great weekend meeting with our camp directors. While discussing what worked and what can work better this year we had good discussions about new ideas for everything from morning classes to evening activities.
We are looking forward to what this years summer ESL camps will bring in new ways to teach the spoken English language to the Chinese students who will be a part of our camps in three cities in China.
The BTW China office staff
English is one of the hardest languages to learn to speak. Here is a funny but true picture of how hard it is for non-native English speakers to learn to apeak English.
The 2019 camp director's meeting will be held this weekend in VA. We will be meeting to discuss new ideas, lessons, and making plans for some great summer ESL camps iin China. The camp director's all have years of participating in the teaching experience in the summer camps. We are looking forward to our planning and preparation time on Friday and Saturday.
Currently we have 48 people signed up to go with Bridging The World to teach the spoken English language to Junior high and high school students in China.
"Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all." Helen Keller
Join a summer ESL teaching team in China and experience an adventure. See things you have never seen before, experience new adventures, and make new friends (both American and Chinese).
Come teach English to eager Chinese students wanting to learn the spoken English language. Have an adventure, and have fun teaching the Chinese students while learning about another culture.
BTW is making plans for the locations of the camps this summer. If you are planning on joining a team please send in your application ASAP to the following address: Bridging The World PO Box 763 Forest, VA 24551. If you need an application you can request one through the websites contact page at the top of this page.
We look forward to hearing from you.
The two 2019 Winter Camp groups from Qiqihar and Beijing, China will be joining together as one tomorrow to travel to Washington D.C. and New York City. They will be touring, learning some more about the American culture, and to do some shopping before returning home to China next week.
The 2019 Beiiing Winter Camp group in Charlottesville, VA.
Yesterday was the day for both of the winter Camp groups from Beijing and Qiqihar to learn about some American foods and how they are cooked. The students had a good time and were able to enjoy and eat the food they had prepared.
Part of the Qiqihar group:
Some of the Beijing Winter Camp group preparing to eat some of the food they fixed:
The 2019 Beijing Winter Camp group is in its way to the USA. They will visit MO and then will visit Lynchburg, VA. They will participate in different activities while there. The two Winter Camp groups (Beijing and Qiqihar) will meet in Lynchburg to travel to Washington D.C. and NYC for some touring time together before returning to China.