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UTSA East Asia Institute Hosts Chinese Language and Culture Camp July 12-16


Students race origami frogs they created at the camp.

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(July 14, 2010) -- The UTSA East Asia Institute is hosting it's inaugural Chinese Language and Culture Camp this week July 12-16 in the Main Building on the UTSA Main Campus.

Throughout the week children will hear presentations on Chinese culture and learn about the country's history. The kids are also learning how to read the chinese alphabet and some conversational words.

In addition to the presentations, children are participating in creative arts and crafts, including making their own origami frogs.

To learn more about the Chinese Language and Culture Camp, visit East Asia Institute.

 

 

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