Review: Explore Program

Posted by on Jun 27, 2009 in Immersion | 0 comments

Explore Program   Explore is a five-week long French immersion bursary program administered by the Council of Ministers of Education Canada (CMEC), with funding from the Department of Canadian Heritage. It has been in existence in various forms since 1971, and continues to be an excellent way for students of all ages to develop their French-language skills.     Explore has participating institutions across the country, with the...

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Review: J’Explore – Rivière-du-Loup

Posted by on Dec 25, 2008 in Immersion | 0 comments

A Review of the J’Explore program site Rivière-du-Loup     The Town Rivière-du-Loup is a small town of ~19,000 people on the south shore of the St. Lawrence river. Although not terribly large, it offers several Roman Catholic churches, a movie theatre, a dance hall, and plenty of bars and food establishments to hang out with friends at. Other attractions are the “Parc des Chutes”, a large waterfall close to mainstreet, and...

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