An English-speaking day : one day in New-York
On Thursday the 12th of April, at 8.45, 200 pupils boarded on a plane for New- York,to spend an entire day in an American school.
Checking-in zone and going through the customs,
Greeting the passengers in the plane,
The pilote welcomes the passengers
The safety rules are clearly explained.
Ready for departure : the plane is taking off
Welcome at the American school : a possible choice of 14 different workshops in English.
Our pupils receive a warm welcome in the school canteen.
A last dance in the NY school yard.
Getting on board : return to France.
Many thanks to the accompanying parents,the members of the crew,the Customs officers,the American teachers,the canteen staff,the restaurant services of Verrières'council,to Ellen,the Australian assistant,David,the American assistant, mrs Rombourg,the Essonne councellor for the teaching of modern languages,and to the teachers who organised this linguistic trip.
Un grand merci à F. I. du comité de jumelage de Verrières-le-Buisson pour la traduction.