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kaa
kaa
First days of school and my heart is in my mouth. In a country he knows little about, with a language he does not understand he’s been thrown into the deep end. He will swim very soon I am sure (at least everyone tells me that, and I have grown to believe this), but it doesn’t make the ... www.kaa.bz
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Stevsmit
Stevsmit

@kaa For what it is worth, for many years, I was a Principal at schools where students often arrived from all around the world, often not speaking any English. Kids were almost always very accepting and the new students would be playing soccer (football) or basketball within minutes of going outside for recess. They always quickly learned to speak English, especially the swear words! I hope all goes well.

kaa
kaa

@Stevsmit thanks for the insight, good to hear the view from the other side ! So the school actually got back to us and he will be moving to a transition class with other kids learning the language first. Smaller class that can give him the necessary support. Lets see how it goes :).