Students can study French as beginners and as advanced speakers at the Boerum Hill School for International Studies. Our method of creating a better and more peaceful world is through the study of language as a way to celebrate and respect cultural perspectives that will empower balanced future leaders. Our focus is to enhance student understanding and experience of language by meeting students where they are, whether they are beginners or advanced, we aim to increase their proficiency to build a community of bilingual speakers, readers, and writers.
By increasing language proficiency for all learners we aim to create an inclusive and collaborative school culture. French has been taught to beginners since 2013 and now we incorporated advanced / fluent speakers in grades 6 – 9.
Through our partnership with the French Embassy, participants receive a curriculum shaped by IB and extended days for extra courses in our French Immersion Program. Students have an opportunity to receive 9+ hours of French per week, from French Linguistic classes, DLP Science, and a variety of French enrichment to choose from.