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What is French Immersion?

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The French Immersion program is designed for students whose first language is not French. Immersion refers to using French as the language of instruction and communication in the school setting. French Immersion is structured so that children learn both French and English skills, and follow the same curriculum as all students in the province of British Columbia.

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French Immersion students from Kindergarten to Grade 3 receive all their instruction in the French language. In Grades 4-7 students receive up to 80% of their educational program in French.

Secondary French Immersion students at Duchess Park Secondary School in Grades 8-10 receive 50% of their program in French, 25% for Grade 11 and 12.5% for Grade 12.

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English Français We are a national network of volunteers which values French as an integral part of Canada and which is dedicated to the promotion and creation of French-second-language learning opportunities for young

WHAT ARE THE EMPLOYMENT BENEFITS OF COMPLETING AN IMMERSION PROGRAM? Bilinguals have access to a wider range of national and international jobs.