Taiwan to help children of immigrants learn parents’ native tongue

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/05/17
By: Tang Pei-chun and Christie Chen

Taipei, May 17 (CNA) The Ministry of the Interior said Saturday that it will 201505170011t0001launch a program this year to help children of Southeast Asian immigrants in Taiwan learn the native language and culture of their parents.

Under the program that starts in July, a selected number of children of immigrants will travel to Southeast Asia for two weeks at a time, which will allow them to become immersed in the language, culture and family life of their parents, the ministry said.

In addition to sponsoring the trips for the children, the ministry will also arrange for some of them to be accompanied by their guardians, teachers and some school administrative personnel.     [FULL  STORY]

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