Chinese Dual Language Program

Chinese Dual Language Program

JHS 185 would like to inform you of a fabulous opportunity to develop the gift of fluency in two languages, Chinese Dual program, for our incoming 6th grade starting September 2017.

This class will consist of English Language Learners and English-proficient students who will receive instruction in both English and Chinese with equal exposure. The curriculum will be aligned with the Common Core standards. The project-based learning will engage students and foster collaboration.

                                                              

Mission of JHS 185’s Dual Language Program

The mission of JHS 185’s Dual Language Program is to prepare students to become bilingual, bi-literate, and bicultural through the exposure of enriching academic opportunities in two languages. We aim to inspire our children’s unlimited potential to build a solid foundation for a successful life, and to prepare them for the challenges of our global society.




What is Dual Language Education at JHS 185?

  • Fluency in two languages
  • Engaging cultural experiences                                    
  • Certified bilingual teachers
  • Aligns with Common Core Standards
  • Parent support
  • Traditional Mandarin writing and Pin Yin
  • Classwork and homework assigned in both languages
  • Provides students opportunities to be prepared in a global society
Academic and Social Benefits    
  • Intellectual advantages
  • Cognitive advantages   
  • Strengthens focus and attention
  • Increases short term memory 
  • Enhances problem- solving skills  

Contact information:

Chinese Dual Language teacher: Ms. Li  - Email: lli17@schools.nyc.gov      

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