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North Carolina school offers Mandarin and Arabic immersion

July 2, 2022

From: WFAE | By Ann Doss Helms

Published April 13, 2022 at 5:44 AM EDT

Inside a newly-renovated building in a Pineville shopping center, you’ll hear young children learning in Mandarin, Arabic, Spanish and English.

ILIM School, short for the International Language Immersion Montessori School, offers a new twist on a growing educational option. Language immersion means classes are conducted in the language students are trying to learn.

ILIM students also learn about global cultures. Dina Ahmed, Arabic teacher who came from Dubai, recently told her students about the drummer in many Arabic-speaking countries who awakens people before dawn during Ramadan, when Muslims fast between sunrise and sunset.

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  1. July 4, 2022 1:44 am

    It is an incredible effort and I wish this program all the success!!

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