IANY: The Only School In Upper East Offering Bilingual Program in Mandarin
Located in Upper east side’s historic church of the heavenly rest, the international academy of new york is probably the only school in the neighborhood offering a bilingual program in Mandarin Chinese.
At the academy, students can choose either Mandarin or Spanish as their target language outside of English.To make sure an immersive environment can be provided for kids to grasp another language, 40% of students time is spent interacting in Mandarin.This is offered in the form of a daily language class as well as art and music classes. all taught by native-mandarin speakers.
What’s more, the academy designs their curriculum to organically link English and other languages together to help students learn more efficiently.