Students apply language skills during field trip to Minn. zoo

02/24/2013 | Pioneer Press (St. Paul, Minn.)

The Minnesota Zoo recently hosted students from a Chinese immersion school for an event that blends biology and foreign language learning. Students used their second language to sing songs, play games and talk about the creatures they encountered. "This is an opportunity for students to apply their skills in real life," said Sue Berg, the school's executive director. "That's the end goal, conversation and interaction."

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