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Welcome to this Chinese culture course!

Abridge Academy

Since 2018, we have been helping students and young people travel to China through our TEFL summer camp and homestay programs. One of our core missions is to improve cultural relations and understanding with China, inspired by our founder’s own experiences studying and travelling there.

Facebook Group

This course is intended to go alongside our great Facebook community of students, young people and travellers passionate about China. Here you can enjoy fun updates and articles, network with fellow China-enthusiasts and share your photos/ projects related to this course.

China travel

Plan and prepare for your trip to China!

Virtual Tours

Flights may be grounded and attractions closed, but that doesn’t stop you travelling virtually! Enjoy these online tours of China’s most famous sights from the comfort of your sofa!

Travel Tips

First time traveller to China? Don’t miss this list of invaluable tips and tricks – from how to book a train ticket or hostel to which phone apps you cannot travel China without!

Travel Inspiration

Looking for advice on where to go? Check out this collection of recommended itineraries, must-see sights and links to our favourite China YouTubers / bloggers.

LearninG Chinese

Top Tips to get you started and boost your studies!

Free Zoom Chinese classes

We offer all incoming homestay and online tutors free online Zoom classes every fortnight! What’s more, everyone is welcome to watch the recordings, review the vocab lists and read some example sentences for free!

Top Chinese Learning Apps

Looking to supercharge your Chinese learning in your free time? These fantastic apps allow you to practice core skills such as vocabulary or pronunciation, or even prepare for the HSK exams!

Free Online Courses

Looking for a more formal introduction to learning Chinese? Here are some recommended free online courses where you can learn from beginners level up to advanced!

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Free trip to China!

Enjoying these activities and interested in a free trip to china? Enjoy bonus free online Chinese classes when you apply for the homestay tutor program!

This language exchange program offers you free flights or a monthly allowance, Chinese classes, trips and more – all in return for helping your host family learn English!

Donate for a Certificate

While this is not a formal course, you can show your support by purchasing a £5 “Chinese Culture Master” certificate – perfect for showing off your love of China! 

All proceeds are donated to NHS Charities Together to support our hardworking healthcare staff and volunteers in these challenging times.