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Mandarin Classes Visit Chinatown 2017

Hicksville Middle and High school Mandarin classes extended their classroom experiences to NYC’s Chinatown by immersing themselves in the Chinese language and culture.  Students visited the MOCA-the Museum of Chinese in America to explore Chinese artifacts and culture.  The trip provided students with the opportunity to apply what they had learned in the classroom to real life communication with native local Chinese speakers.  They dined at a contemporary Chinese restaurant and explored Chinatown, where they identified Chinese characters on signs and menus, tried famous Chinese bubble tea at Chinese bakeries, and conversed with shopkeepers.