PARLEZ-VOUS FRANÇAIS? Juniors Grace Lam (left) and Saki Matsumoto (right) converse in French. Both students are bilingual and learning a third language. Lam grew up speaking Mandarin and Matsumoto speaks Japanese. They are now developing their linguistic skills in Advanced Placement French. “I think that it [knowing Mandarin] has given me a better ability to pick up other languages,” Lam says.

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