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Lisieux.  About fifty English children found the city center school

Lisieux. About fifty English children found the city center school

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Located in the city center of Lisieux (Calvados), a stone’s throw from the Place de la République, the Bon-Pastor School has uniqueness at the center of its priorities in learning the language of Shakespeare.

“From the early nursery section, children have English lessons,” says the school’s director, Amuri de Pance. All with one teacher, A Teacher Also, straight from the UK. “A way to master vocabulary and integrate and understand British pronunciation.”

51 Cambridge School students in Lisieux

For the first time, on Tuesday, June 25, British school students came to meet Lexiovian school students.

About fifty children from Swaffham Bullbeck Church of England, a primary school in Cambridge in the east of the country – along with six teachers – came to Good Shepherd School for an unprecedented exchange.

The young Englishman, who had arrived the day before and stayed there Tuesday morning, returned on Thursday, this time all day.

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“The Unique Moment of Exchange”

What better way to practice a language than to speak with a native speaker?

Children are initially very shy and do not dare to talk much among themselves, then by organizing activities and games, they become uninhibited. It really worked in their interest. They had already exchanged letters, but doing it in real life was much faster. »

Hilary Belloir-Lund, the school’s English teacher.

“I spent a lot of time designing measures to allow a meeting between the two countries,” says Hilary Belloire-Lund.

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The ” Egg and Spoon Game »A balance game widely used in English schools is one of the activities practiced, along with other “traditional” activities such as football.

Second school in operation

The school, being the first to use it, wants to keep its momentum goingSecond meeting Tuesday, July 2. About forty students from Drake Primary School, from the Norfolk district in the east of the country, came to meet the French students.

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