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The Chinese language is spoken by more people than any other single language in the world. The other most universal language is English, which is spoken over the largest geographical area.

With a quarter-century of unprecedented growth and experience, Edmonton's Chinese (Mandarin) Bilingual program has been giving students the opportunity to learn one of the world's oldest and richest languages. No one could have predicted that it would become the fastest-growing second language program in any public school system and the ‘best Chinese language program outside of China.’ Our growth chart speaks for itself:

Today, almost 2000 students from kindergarten to high school graduation are speaking Mandarin and learning to write Chinese in a unique and comprehensive program during regular school hours. The program is offered at five elementary schools, four junior high schools, and three senior high schools.

Where is this happening? In EDMONTON, Alberta, Canada. Learn more about this internationally respected program here.

United Nations Proclaimed 2010
International Year of Youth & International Year for the Rapprochement of Cultures

Edmonton was named the "Cultural Capital of Canada" in 2007