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French Crêpes!

Intermediate and advanced French classes enjoyed crêpes filled with ratatouille, salad and coffee after class today.  These were left from our French brunch with Laura Cabot Catering held this past weekend as part of our fundraiser based on Les Trois Glorieuses, an annual French wine harvest festival.  Frozen until today, they were just as good […]

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Immersion in India: An Evening of Delicious Food and Spellbinding Stories

Stephen Huyler, known author, storyteller, chef and specialist on India, will present “Immersion in India: An Evening of Delicious Food and Spellbinding Stories” at Penobscot School, 28 Gay Street, Rockland on Thursday, June 23rd at 6 p.m.  Author of Meeting God: Elements of Hindu Devotion, Daughters of India: Art and Identity, Village India, and the […]

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English Immersion

Deborah of Wayfinder School in Camden has just completed her English classes with Lee Humphreys.  Deborah was thrown into our culture and has since gained so much confidence!  Her pronunciation and mastery of various tenses has greatly improved and her reading is much more fluent!  Deborah is starting the college application process.  She and her […]

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French Cooking for Kids

Clovis and Margot are having fun with thirteen children in our kitchen!  Today the group is making clafoutis aux pommes (apple tart).  They have been stirring, pouring, baking and are nearly ready to enjoy their creation.  In between, instructors introduce the children to French games and songs.  Of course we always have a group that […]

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Portuguese

Our Portuguese class is cooking during this class session and Joao Bentes, a native of Portugal, is in the lead with some amazingly tasty, seafood recipes.  Cooking is an integral part of Penobscot School’s multi-sensory approach to language learning.  Students learn cooking vocabulary including ingredients, speak while cooking, and enjoy their creations over dinner.  The […]

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Career Day at Oceanside High School, Rockland

We were at Career Day at Oceanside High School – East this morning.  The event was offered by Jobs for Maine Graduates.  What a great chance to tell young adults how important it is to learn a language.  It doesn’t matter if you major in a language.  What’s important is that everyone learn a language […]