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Name: Gabriel Barreto
Languages spoken: Portuguese, English
Interests: Music, Football, Watching Xiaoxin, Sleeping, Studying Chinese
"Chinese is a unique language and the only way to learn it is coming here"
Q: What program did you enroll in? Has the program been what you expected?
A: My course was Intensive 30 for 18weeks. The program supposed my expectation. I believe I learned a lot and still want to learn more and more back next year!
Q: What do you find most interesting about Beijing?
A: Beijing is a great city. It's the capital of the most important country in the world, so expect something really big It's huge, modern and powerful and really cold in Beijing!
The ancient places are astonishing and hopefully they won't soon be swallowed by the development of this massive city.
Q: Tell us a few of your most memorable experiences in China so far?
A: Seeing the Great Wall, going on KTV with friends and teachers, going for dinner with friends, trying my Chinese around, learning Beijinghua, singing Chinese songs, fighting Chinese football players, laughing out in restaurant(3 kuaiqian jiuba), seeing ranks and jets on the 60 th anniversary, playing in Beijing , making dumpling, playing majiang, trying baijiu, going to Xi'an, Shanghai, HK, Guilin, Qingdao , Zhuhai, Shijiazhuang eating Chinese food, teaching Portuguese, watching Chinese cartoon, learning Chinese idioms and character
Q: What advice/tips would you give to future students who plan to study in China?
A: It's a good experience. Chinese is a unique language and the only way to learn it is coming to here and seeing how really it is spoken. The school also offers a lot for the students. There is always something to see, somewhere to go!