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Mandarin Dual Immersion

Mandarin Dual Language Program.

Mandarin Chinese is the mother tongue of more than 800 million people, making it the most widely spoken first language in the world. There are multiple educational and career benefits that multilingual students accrue, including:

  • Academic Achievement: Students attain high levels of academic achievement in both languages due to increased cognitive skills and problem solving abilities.
  • Bilingualism & Biliteracy: Students acquire strategic thinking, listening, speaking, reading and writing proficiency in English and Mandarin.
  • Sociocultural Competence: Students develop positive attitudes and appreciation toward world languages and cultures in our global society, promoting their involvement in world issues.

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