Tag: Guilin

10 Reasons to Study Mandarin in Guilin

1. Great public transportation of Guilin Near and far Guilin is connected with buses, 面包车, domestic and international flights, conventional & bullet…

What to Experience While Studying Abroad

Guilin offers an endlessly flowing river of opportunities to students studying abroad. Each individual student who studies with CLI is unique and…

The New York Times Goes to Guilin

At CLI we’ve always known that Guilin is beautiful and we’ve been on a mission to share the beauty since our founding…

Happy Halloween from CLI

Halloween in Guilin, China from Chinese Language Institute on Vimeo. Happy Halloween from CLI! 万圣节快乐! Check out more videos by CLI.

What Does Guilin Mean?

The names of Chinese cities often reflect physical features of the place they're in. Beijing 北京 means "Northern Capital"; Hong Kong (Xianggang)…

The Four Drivers of Language Learning

To start this week’s post, let’s engage for a moment in a thought experiment. First, imagine losing all ability to communicate with…

王城, Guilin's "Princes' City"

Guilin is steeped in thousands of years of rich Chinese history and tradition. One of the best known historical sites in Guilin…

Guilin's Flying Tigers

Many people don’t realize that the U.S. and China were close allies during World War II – and that Guilin played a…

CLI Featured in the China Daily!

More great news from the Chinese Language Institute! Another major publication recently featured an article about CLI -- this time it’s the…

CLI Perspectives #10

Alex Gavis had never planned on learning Mandarin. In fact, she started heading down the French language road. But after taking a…

CLI Welcomes New Students!

This week CLI is bustling with the start of a new school year. Everywhere one looks there are new faces, new smiles, and a…

CLI Perspectives #8

The eighth installment of CLI Perspectives is written by Immersion Program student Jason Rogers. Jason shares his story of trekking the Guilin countryside on bicycle.…

CLI Celebrates the 4th

CLI celebrated the red, white, and blue with its second full house of the summer season, welcoming students from a variety of…