Dr. Shuhan Wang spent three days at the end of August working with the teachers at Northwest Chinese Academy. Dr. Wang had the opportunity to observe our classes in May, and told the teachers that she has observed Mandarin Immersion schools around the country and that NWCA students are exposed to the highest amount of immersion that she has seen! She also said that our students, “demonstrate high oral language and literacy skills in Chinese language, one of the highest I have observed among many Chinese immersion schools in the United States.”
– Dr. Shuhan Wang, President of ELE Consulting International
What is Comprehensive Immersion?
The Northwest Chinese Academy’s comprehensive immersion program offers a unique curriculum comprising math, science, social studies, music, art and physical education. All subjects, with the exception of English language arts, are taught in Chinese. Students spend their day hearing and using Chinese. As a result, our students achieve fluency in Mandarin Chinese, advanced proficiency in reading and writing, and an intuitive understanding of cross-cultural communications – giving them the confidence to thrive in a global society.