Why Study at the Astar Education Institute ?
Our teachers are experts in English as a second language, Chinese
language and culture, and specialize in academic and career advancement
services. Whether conducting business or study around the world or in
Washington D.C. Astar language and culture classes are geared to help
you communicate and negotiate in the business or educational world by
conveying respect for that society.
Our classes were designed for people with busy schedules. When
students study in Astar Evening Flextime classes, they have a unique
opportunity to study at their own pace and come to lessons whenever is the
most convenient for them. This is a great service for people who need a
flexible study program. We also have regularly scheduled course offerings
for students who have time in the evenings, on weekends, or during lunch.
You can start when you want and study at your own pace until you reach
Astar Education Institute instructors are experienced and highly
qualified. We require a minimum of a U.S. Bachelors degree or equivalent
and specialization or professional experience in the classes they teach.
Most have a Master¡¯s degree or higher. Our teachers understand the difficulties
learners face because they have been language learners and test takers
too! To make sure our teachers are using the right approach, we also provide
class evaluation forms to continually improve our services with student
Expert Cultural Informants
Astar hires experts in Chinese or American culture
to help your organization succeed in the cultural environment of the new
market you are entering or educational programs you are seeking to develop.
Whether your company is opening a new office or study program in Beijing
or Washington, Astar¡¯s expert cultural informants can help you establish
your presence and conduct business in a culturally sensitive way.
Great Locations in the U.S and China
Our Manassas, VA location allows students to study
close to home in an easily accessible suburban location. Manassas, VA is
located half an hour from Washington, DC giving our international
students one-of-a-kind opportunities to experience US culture in
America's vibrant capital city.
Astar has offices in three great locations in China: Beijing, Shanghai,
Ancient culture meets one of the most rapidly modernizing nations in the
world in Beijing. Home to the 2008 Summer Olympics and the seat of Chinese
government, economics, culture, transportation and tourism.
Shanghai is the
industrial, financial, and high-technology center of China. In 2010, Shanghai
will host the World Expo and plans to invest billions of dollars in new
urban infrastructure to prepare for this momentous event.
is considered the industrial center and transportation hub for Northeast
China. In November, the National Development and Reform Commission announced
its approval of 100 projects that are expected to require an investment
of USD 7.3 billion in order to develop this region.
All of our courses are priced to give our students the best value for
the money while still being able to attract quality instructors. Clients
get high quality professional lessons at affordable prices.