Summer Academy Blog

Chinese Puppets and Noodles

July 3, 2014

Chinese cuisine is widely different in all parts of China, with different variations of taste and flavor for common ingredients. For today’s cultural exploration class, Ni Laoshi’s class learned about Xi Hongshi Ji Dan Mian (Noodles with Tomatoes and Eggs... read more

Max’s Manifesto

July 3, 2014

We are well into week two here at MMLA Green Mountain College, and I want to tell all of you how proud I am of all the students, especially those in the Chinese Academy. I’m not particularly interested in comparing the study of Chinese with other... read more

French Academy Updates!

July 2, 2014

We noticed (as have you!) that the French Academy deserved some TLC on our blog. And here it comes in photographic form! Over the past week, RAs have led students in everything from relaxed activities, such as writing, to crazy dorm-decorating contests... read more

Another journée fantastique with the French Academy!

July 2, 2014

Today we had a full plate of activities. Students continued to work hard in their morning lessons and afternoon cultural classes (this week features subjects such as Francophone Music, Normandy and French communities in America like Quebec and... read more

Classroom Perspective

July 2, 2014

I had the pleasure of visiting various classes this morning to observe the students in their own learning environment. I was able to see all three academies in action and was surprised at the level of comprehension in each class! I was very impressed by... read more

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