Kendellhurst Academy http://www.kendellhurst.com/ in Mississauga, Ontario, believes in expanding borders beyond a student's local language and culture, and offers grade school programs to help them succeed.
Studies have shown that while you can start learning a new language at any age, your ability to easily retain this kind of information declines as you get older. Learning early also means you have more time to practise your language skills in the classroom, as well as apply them at home and abroad.
With this in mind, Kendellhurst Academy is a private school that offers a strong Advanced French Language Program (AFLP) http://www.kendellhurst.com/gradeschool/advancedfrench.shtml that starts right from preschool and kindergarten and follows through until Grade 8. Kendellhurst delivers the program in a fun and interactive way that will keep a student's attention and interest, using textbooks and computer learning to round out the program.
The program is designed to allow for an easy transition into high school French programs, where students can continue to foster the language and culture. The school explains that learning another language can boost the development of the brain, and bilingual candidates are in high demand to fill post-education positions in Ontario and beyond. With this in mind, why not explore language further for your child in Mandarin Club. http://www.kendellhurst.com/gradeschool/extracurricularactivities.shtml include Mandarin Club, where students will pick up vocabulary from a qualified Mandarin instructor!
Kendellhurst also offers a two-week AFLP Summer Academy to further develop language skills, and students can enrol in the afterschool club called La Cuisine Française to be further immersed in French culture.
Meanwhile, the private school’s summer camps http://www.kendellhurst.com/gradeschool/SummerCamps.shtml also focus on Italian cuisine and teach participants some basic Italian phrases, and the extracurricular options
To find out more about your child learning a second language with the help of Kendellhurst, call 905-813-8000 or send an email [email protected] You can also get updates by liking the academy's Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/KendellhurstAcademy/.
Kendellhurst Academy's grade school is located at 170 Church Street in Streetsville, Mississauga.
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