Exchange Chinese Immersion

University of Minnesota freshman Chris Zhang and Hazel Holmdahl, 14, talk about schools while speaking in Mandarin Chinese on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019 in St. Paul. A university program pairs high school students, who’ve been lifelong learners of Chinese, with Chinese students at the U. (Christine T. Nguyen/Minnesota Public Radio via AP)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — When Clare Murphy mentioned the phrase “hit the hay” in her Chinese language exchange class, some were confused and others were amused.

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