- Online courses
- Transparent Language – practice Mandarin Chinese (or any one of over 100 languages). Contact Betsy if you need help creating an account.
- Chinese for HSK 1 – free online course on Mandarin Chinese for beginners.
- Tsinghua Chinese: Start talking with 1.3 billion people – free online course on Mandarin Chinese for beginners
- Mobile apps
- Dictionaries and other references
- Chinese culture and contemporary China – free online course
- Classics of Chinese humanities: Guided readings – free online course
- Chinese language and culture – free online course
- ChinaX: China’s past, present, and future – free online course
- Great Firewall of China – check a website to see if you will be able to access it when we are in China
- CET – the program that will be providing our Chinese language instruction, housing, lectures, excursions, etc. in Beijing
- Capital Normal University – the university hosting us in Beijing
- Time Out Beijing – a useful site for foreigners living in Beijing, providing information on things to do
- CDC Health Information for Travelers to China – useful travel information, including recommended vaccinations