Teacher Weiying Jin leads her class of first-graders in their Mandarin Chinese class at Hilton Head Island International Baccalaureate Elementary School on Thursday. In the immersion-style class, Chinese is spoken 80 percent of the time.
Teacher Weiying Jin leads her class of first-graders in their Mandarin Chinese class at Hilton Head Island International Baccalaureate Elementary School on Thursday. In the immersion-style class, Chinese is spoken 80 percent of the time. Jay Karr
Teacher Weiying Jin leads her class of first-graders in their Mandarin Chinese class at Hilton Head Island International Baccalaureate Elementary School on Thursday. In the immersion-style class, Chinese is spoken 80 percent of the time. Jay Karr

Some Beaufort County first-graders learn in English and Mandarin

January 17, 2011 07:09 PM