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Chinese TV takes a look at Mandarin immersion in Colorado.

February 25, 2015

US students being immersed in Chinese language

CCTV.com

02-25-2015 01:44 BJT

Learning Mandarin is becoming increasingly popular around the world, with many people learning the language in the hope it will give them a competitive edge.

Close your eyes and you might think you’re in a Chinese classroom. But this is Aurora, Colorado and these kindergartners are learning a language that’s quite different from the one they were born with. Except for 50 minutes a day of English-based instruction, it’s been all Mandarin Chinese all the time for these youngsters since last August.

US students being immersed in Chinese language

US students being immersed in Chinese language

“Their little brains are just stuffed full of so much information those first couple of weeks that kids get to the car and they zonk out immediately,” said Courtney Black, the Principal of Global Village Academies.

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