How does a French immersion school work?
March 14, 2011 10:21 AM Subscribe
What will our experience be like in sending our kids to a French-immersion school?
posted by pyjammy to education (17 answers total) 5 users marked this as a favorite
Our 3 year old triplets will be attending a French immersion school starting in August. They will be starting in preK-3, and assuming all goes well, will attend this school until they graduate from high school.
Neither my husband nor I speak French. At all. Well, except for a handful of words I learned in elementary school. I am assured this is not a problem, but I'm just wondering...how is this going to work?
What's going to happen on the first day of school, when my kids go into a classroom where they don't know the language? Of course they won't be the only kids there, most of the kids and parents will be in the same boat as us.
I'm just wondering if anyone has any experiences to share about language-immersion schools, or can point me to any resources.
(And I'd ask current parents at this school, only there aren't any. This is the first year this school will be open.)