Spanish Language Immersion Graduation
Finally my little man has “graduated” from his Spring Spanish language immersion lessons. His graduation was not your traditional “graduation.” It was more of a presentation for the parents from the children to assess the progress during their Spanish language immersion lessons. The instructor and the children had an indoor picnic in which the children spoke in Spanish. Afterwards, they were given a certificate of completion that my son very proudly held on to.
|Posing with his Spanish teacher. 🙂|
I have to say it’s been quite a ride for both of us, especially my son! The difference 12 weeks has done to his Spanish language learning is incredible! Learning Spanish with other children his same age, and level; and an upbeat and energetic Spanish teacher was the perfect combination!
- Code switching: “¿Mommy, can I have jugo de naranja por favor?”
- Spanish: “Mama, yo veo flores.”
- Code switching: “Mommy my rodilla hurts.”
- Making up a cognate: (This one is funny!) “Mommy, I need my ‘sockos’!” (referring to socks instead of calling them calcetines, although in Puerto Rico we call them medias).
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Congratulations to you and your son! It's been so wonderful to read about all the progress you have been making and it sounds like a wonderful graduation – he looks very proud! I love sockos!
Oh, so sweet! You must be so proud!