Why Language Immersion?
The world is changing, and if we want to give our children an advantage for their future we need to think ahead. One skill that will give them leverage in the future job market is languages. If they can read, write and speak in the three most spoken languages in the world they are going to have a competency that no other children possess.
"Young Americans growing up in this interconnected world need knowledge and skills that are significantly different from those valued by previous generations. A key priority is the ability to communicate in other languages and across cultures. In today’s globalized economy, where much economic growth is increasingly outside the United States, there is a growing need for workers with knowledge of foreign languages and cultures to market products to customers around the world and to work effectively with foreign employees and partners in other countries."
Why Mandarin Language Immersion ?
Mandarin Chinese is the second largest language in the world and spoken by over a billion people around the world.
International businesses prefer to hire people who speak another language. China has the second largest economy and is one of the largest trading partners with the United States. Also major corporations are looking for people who can speak Chinese.
China has one of the world's oldest continuous cultures and languages. It is 5,000 years old.
China will have an increased role in the future of the world. China has opened up to the West and founded Confucius Institutes in many American universities including Arizona State University. Trade and partnerships will continue with China into this century.
WELCOME to Phoenix's Mandarin and Spanish Language Immersion School
Beibei Amigos is a Phoenix, Arizona Language Immersion School. We develop and nurture young children preparing their future by giving them an advantage of developing fluency in the world’s most spoken languages, Mandarin and Spanish. We teach young children when their brains are hardwiring for languages, giving the brain’s neural connections and pathways opportunities to become wired together. In turn, your child will acquire rich language, reasoning and planning skills.
Language Immersion Programs
Why Spanish Language Immersion ?
Spanish is the second language in Arizona and your child will have many opportunities to have contact with native speakers. Spanish is spoken by an estimated 350 billion people. It is the language of Mexico and nearly all of the countries in Central and South America.
After School Mandarin
Classes will resume on August 7th.
Fridays 4:30 to 6:00 pm
After School Spanish
Classes are forming, call to start a class around your schedule. 602-996-4990
My wife and I are very happy with BeiBei Amigos and feel extremely lucky that we found them for our 2 year old son.
He has taken to Spanish/Mandarin quickly in their environment and has learned songs, colors, numbers, manners, and many other words in his three months there. We moved him there from another day care that was good but did not have the personal care and attention he receives from his teachers at BeiBei Amigos (which made the transition easy for him). The Director and Owner are also very involved and provide great vision, leadership, and good communication with us.
I really appreciate that when I pick him up he is always so happy and excited to show me around his classroom. His teachers also give us thorough updates on how his day went, what they learned that day, and how he is doing. They are really tuned into his development and care about the details. His teachers write down on his daily report card what Mandarin and Spanish songs he is learning so we can play them on YouTube for him at home. For parents researching this school as an option, I can say that it is a very caring and enriching environment and would encourage you to research the science on the benefits of immersion and multilingualism. The earlier you start the better.
One important factor for us when considering language immersion was the the option for our son to continue immersion into elementary school which is why we were happy to learn about the Arizona Language Preparatory charter that builds on the foundation established at BeiBei Amigos.
There are a lot of options for day care in Phoenix and I feel very fortunate to have the opportunity to recommend BeiBei Amigos to you and your family.
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