Maret offers an intensive language immersion/Homestay program in Taipei for four weeks. Students live with a Chinese host family, study Mandarin and participate in enrichment activities and excursions.
Students attend language classes (typically 4-5 students/class) for 15 to 20 hours each week. During the afternoon, they participate in excursions to cultural and historical sights, in and around Taipei, including the National Palace Museum, Longshan Temple, the Chiang Kai-shek and Sun Yat-sen Memorials, Taipei 101, the Confucius Temple, Juming Museum, Yangmingshan, and so on. They enjoy cultural activities and enrichment classes in such traditional Chinese arts such as calligraphy, martial arts, painting, paper cutting, music and cooking. On weekends, they will take trips to famous sights such as Alishan, Taroko Gorge and Hualien.