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Residents given the opportunity to learn Mandarin

People in the north of the Island are being offered the chance to learn how to speak Mandarin. 

In a pilot scheme, being launched this month, Ramsey Grammar School will host community classes focussing on the language and wider Chinese culture.
 
The Department of Education and Children is funding a teacher for 10 hours of study time - headteacher Annette Baker tells us why she thinks it's important: 
 
 
It follows the government's efforts to improve links between the Island and China - a nation seen as important economically; Annette says it will also help make the school a community hub: 
 

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