Why learning a foreign language ?
Learning a new language helps developing cognitive skills and apprehending the world through a different point of view.
We are proud to offer among our Modern Foreign Language Department the learning of French.
Several facts regarding the French language that are worth mentioning:
It is the official language in 29 countries and it is spoken as a first in France, the Canadian province of Quebec and New Brunswick, parts of Belgium and Switzerland, Monaco, and the United States (Louisiana and the northern parts of Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont)
French is the third-most widely spoken mother tongue in the European Union, just behind English and there are about 274 millions of French speakers around the world.
French language it one of the six official language and one of the two languages of work spoken at the United Nations and has a long history of being the official language of Kings and Queens of Russia, Spain, Germany and even Great Britain.
We, at ESM, in accordance with our values and our philosophy offer a comprehensive learning of French through a variety of documents and audio records.
We aim at providing your child with the command and the knowledge of grammar and vocabulary, defined according the norms of the English curriculum.
We want, through their learning process, the students to be able to interact and to comprehend culture and people.
The learning of a language not only widen the mind but also helps to respect the difference of a culture; it is similar to a window opened to a new world.
Please see the scope of work for Middle School.