I learn America by Jean michel DISSARD. The man who told stories ….

Last week some students from Rosa Parks  have had this great opportunity to watch a documentary film called I learn America in the presence of  Jean Michel Dissard ,the film director.Here are some of their reactions :

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«  The debate after the projection of the film was very instructive.I was amazed by the stories of these students coming from all over the world .. » Youenn
 » Actually, I was really impressed by these four teenagers expériences …One of them has walked across the desert to find his mum, another learnt different languages and one wants to go to College and worked really hard.. » Clémentine
«  I thought this experience was really interesting.I could understand when the students explained how they had to adapt to another country..They were creating their own way to survive the new life .And I thought how Lucky we are in France with so many possibilities to go to school.. » Toinon

 

I LEARN AMERICA

AT THE INTERNATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL AT LAFAYETTE, A BROOKLYN PUBLIC SCHOOL DEDICATED TO NEWLY ARRIVED IMMIGRANTS FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD, FIVE TEENAGERS STRIVE TO MASTER ENGLISH, ADAPT TO FAMILIES THEY HAVEN’T SEEN IN YEARS, AND CREATE A FUTURE OF THEIR OWN WHILE COMING OF AGE IN A NEW LAND.