Summer Academy Blog

Classroom Experiences Deserving of the Bright and Eager Students Who Learn Within Them

April 25, 2014

As the MMLA summer program is a challenging educational environment in which students are expected to learn massive quantities of information, a fair amount time is naturally spent in the classroom. However, teachers try to create engaging classroom... read more

The MMLA Community

April 22, 2014

One of the extra benefits of learning at MMLA is getting to live and learn with an amazingly diverse group of teachers and students. With students and teachers from all over the US and the world, the campus is rich in experiences and perspectives that... read more

Maintaining Valuable Skills Learned at MMLA

April 17, 2014

The benefit that the immersion learning environment provides for MMLA students is immeasurable. No matter what skills you possess at the time of entry, you will leave the program more confident and more capable of using your target language. In fact, when... read more

Capture the Flag, Calligraphy, Yoga and More!

April 10, 2014

Even though learning and class time are a big part of the MMLA experience, there are other opportunities to learn language outside the classroom. Every day, we were given various activities that we could do after classes, ranging from drawing to sports to... read more

Real-life Language Learning at MMLA

April 8, 2014

Before I went to MMLA, I had only used Mandarin with my tutor during classes. Every once in a while I met a person who spoke Mandarin and had a short conversation with them, but I rarely had the opportunity to use a wide range of vocabulary in real-life... read more