Our Mandarin + English gap year is a fantastic option if you are on a tighter budget but still want to enjoy learning Chinese in an immersive environment. The program totals 22 weeks. The first four weeks you’ll spend at LTL Taipei where you will enjoy our small groups classes and study Chinese. You’ll get to know your classmates, other students and discover the great city of Taipei outside of lessons. You can even live with a Chinese family if you wish also.
After completing your first four weeks you will move to a different city in Taiwan and teach English for the next 18 weeks. You will be provided with an apartment which is paid for by LTL and also monthly spending money in New Taiwan Dollars of 9000. This will help cover the cost of living outside of the classroom.
Mandarin + English Gap Year – What’s Included
- Study abroad for four weeks of Small Group Class study at LTL Taiwan
- Shared apartment in Taipei
- 18 weeks of teaching English to local students in another city in Taiwan
- Accommodation is also included for your teaching English stint
- A stipend of New Taiwan Dollars (9000 NTD/month) whilst you teach to cover the cost of living
- Transport to your school everyday
- Around the clock support from LTL
- Airport pick up
LTL Students studying Chinese
Mandarin + English Gap Year – Starting Dates
- 20 April 2020
- 11 May 2020
- 1 June 2020
- 22 June 2020
- 13 July 2020
- 27 July 2020
- 10 August 2020
- 24 August 2020
- 14 September 2020
- 5 October 2020
- 26 October 2020
- 16 November 2020
- 7 December 2020
- 28 December 2020
- 04 January 2021
- 01 February 2021
- 21 February 2021
- 08 March 2021
- 29 March 2021
- 19 April 2021
- 10 May 2021
- 31 May 2021
- 21 June 2021
- 12 July 2021
- 26 July 2021
- 09 August 2021
- 23 August 2021
- 13 September 2021
- 04 October 2021
- 25 October 2021
- 15 November 2021
- 06 December 2021
- 27 December 2021
Homestay Program Price – 72,000 TWD / Apartment Program Price – 56,250 TWD
Explore Taiwan and China with the LTL Gap Year
If you’d rather tailor a Taiwan Gap Year exactly how you want, of course there is also the option to do this with LTL Taiwan. Below is a list of building blocks you can put together to make you very own, perfect Gap Year with LTL. Talk to us about your options and we can help advise what we think are the best solutions for you also.
The whole gap year totals to 36 weeks with LTL. This is broken down into two 18 weeks semesters but there is much flexibility when you build your own Gap Year in Taiwan with LTL.
For example, you could enjoy 12 weeks of studying Mandarin in Taipei and follow this up with 12 weeks of further study in Beijing, but moving from Group to Individual classes.
The conclude your journey you will head to Chengde to really kick on your Mandarin and experience something completely new to Beijing or Taipei.
Instead of that how about enjoying Taipei, Beijing and Shanghai for a total of 6 weeks each before spending the second half of the year teaching English to Chinese students? The Taiwan Gap year really gives you optimum room for flexibility.
You can boost enhance your Chinese further by staying with a Chinese Homestay where you will be speaking Mandarin to your family in the morning and at night over food.
This really is a once in a lifetime chance and we strongly advise you take it, 80% of our students do just that. Accommodation is completely up to you and of course you have a budget to adhere to also. You are welcome to arrange your own.
Contact us using the Live chat function now to start planning your Gap Year in Taiwan and China.