Do You have to be Rich like Suri Cruise to World School & Learn Mandarin?
September 28, 2012
NO! You don't have to be Suri Cruise, be rich or pay $40,000-a-year school to learn Mandarin or world school! Someone sent me the latest about Tom and Katie Cruise and how they are educating their daughter Suri and it made me smile.
BUT, let me inform you regular folks like us, ANY one can do this today and we are living proof. As Tim Ferris said about us ( we're case studies in his mega hit 4-Hour Workweek); "You don't have to be rich to live a rich life."
Do you think this school has been reading our blog?
'She is in the program for the Lower School which focuses on Chinese, and this is a great foundation for her.'
to the website, the prestigious New York school also has plans to open
campuses in several cities across China, including Beijing and Shanghai,
and also one in Hong Kong.
The strategy is to completely immerse students in the Chinese culture.
'Mastery of languages other than one’s own is a central feature of the Avenues mission,' the school's website reads.
'The forces fueling this trend are
social, economic, political, environmental and technological. It sparks
curiosity and invites travel. It erodes stereotypes and fosters peace.
'It builds both self-confidence and self-knowledge. All are essential outcomes of an Avenues education.
language of instruction in all Avenues schools will be English. By
graduation, all students will be expected to be fluent in a second world
language, although some will push well beyond this requirement.
will begin in the early years when students have proven capacities for
language learning, with exposure to Mandarin and Spanish in the Early