Bridging the Gap Between Cultures
Learning a new language helps students expand horizons, report Li Xing and Tan Yingzi in Washington.
Discussions about where to go and which route to take were quite lively recently in a class at Phelps High School in Washington.
Grouped in pairs, the 16 students pointed at different spots on a map and talked about going to a restaurant, a library or a park.
The topics seemed easy, but discussing them was not. In this Chinese class, expanded for a press visit, the students had to fumble for the right vocabulary, sounds and tones.
Published in the China Daily Online.
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