China now has the second largest economy in the world. As a result, language immersion programs have seen a booming demand for Mandarin instruction.

Parents recognize that working knowledge of this widely spoken language will only help their children in their future careers.

We’ve seen a phenomenal increase in the demand for Mandarin Chinese, which has increased by 300 percent in the last four years.”

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Dual Language Programs Are on the Rise, Even for Native English Speakers

Dual Language Programs Are on the Rise, Even for Native English Speakers

New York Times, Oct 8, 2015

Dual language immersion programs for children are growing in popularity across the U.S., and not just with families who speak a language other than English at home.

“Once seen as a novelty, dual-language programs are now coming into favor as a boon to both native and nonnative English speakers, and in areas around the country their numbers have been exploding.”