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2,000 students in one Utah school district in Mandarin immersion

October 19, 2015

CLEARFIELD, UTAH —Speaking in Mandarin Chinese, Lisa Reed asked her fourth graders to calculate what to charge their customers for a bottle of Ramune soda.

And they answered in Mandarin.

Reed’s students are just a few of the 2,000 students in Davis School District learning the challenging language.

In four elementary immersion schools, four junior high schools and all eight high schools in the district, students are learning to speak with the help of instructors – the majority of whom are native speakers.

In four elementary immersion schools, four junior high schools and all eight high schools in the district, students are learning to speak Mandarin

Please read more here.

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