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Youth Activities 2018-09-05T20:21:11-04:00

CPF-SK’s youth activities are truly the heart of our programming. They are designed exclusively for French-second-language learning in order for students to increase their participation levels in activities, which will allow them to use their French outside the classroom. Participation in such extra-curricular activities plays an important role in:

  • Increasing the retention level of language skills
  • Increasing the variety of vocabulary
  • Reducing attrition levels in FSL programs
  • Providing students with a better understanding of the opportunities available to them if they developed their French-language skills.

By increasing the number of extra-curricular activities for youth where French-language is used and French culture is highlighted, young people will have a better understanding of the value of linguistic duality in Canada and an increased appreciation of the French-language in understanding its cultural context in Saskatchewan and elsewhere in Canada.

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