Studying in China: A Practical Handbook for Students [With Map]Paperback
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- What to pack that you won't find over there
- How to arrive at your destination and settle in safely
- How to make your Chinese instructors happy
- How your day-to-day experiences will unfold once you are there
- How to get the most from a limited stay
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
Age Range: NA - NA years
Grade Level: NA - NA
Paperback: 320 Pages
Product Dimension (L x W x H): 19.81 x 12.95 x 3.30 CM
Shipping Weight: 0.54 Kg
I recommend this book to study abroad students and advisors alike. As a study abroad advisor (and someone who lived in China 9 years ago), I think 'Studying in China' offers a fantastic head start in terms of understanding China and Chinese culture. As I recently read the book and thought back on my own experiences in China, I found myself nodding and saying "Yes, this is what it was like for me." Or, "Oh! I wish I would have realized that before." ... See More
For both the amateur and the expert traveler to Asia, McAloon's book is an indispensable, accessible, and in-depth guide to modern-day China.
This book is a must-read for anyone who plans to study abroad in China. It is detailed, extensive, and packed with extremely useful and up-to-date information provided by someone who has first-hand knowledge and who has done substantial research in the subject. McAloon knows China well. Most importantly, he knows what China-bound individuals need to know in order to make the most out of their study in China experience. I will definitely recommend this book to my students.
I can't think of a more astute or engaging guide to China than Patrick McAloon. He gives you the good, the bad, and the ugly of being a foreign student in China, without the tendency to romanticize or demonize that many guidebooks are prone to. This is accurate, sensible information by an extremely accomplished and prescient author. Make sure this book is in your duffle bag or back pocket when you board your flight!
Studying in China is the most complete advice you can get before investing time and fortune on study abroad. Here you can find what you need to know before embarking on a China study program, while engaging with the program, and then understanding better what happened after you return from the program. It may include information you do not... See More