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French Class Pics

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This coming Monday marks the end of our Fall Break.  Back to the grindstone!  Here are some pictures of our French class and how we study at home! 



We're so thankful for the good health we've all had so far this semester.  Please pray that God will continue to keep us healthy through our classes!

Walks in the woods, Apple picking

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It keeps amazing me how many Togolese live in Sherbrooke!  A Togolese family attends our church and this morning the invited chapel speaker was a local pastor who is an immigrant from Togo.  We were excited to discover that we not only understood him, but we understood him better than Québécois (French spoken by a Quebec resident)!  Provided the Togolese speak French with as much clarity as he did this morning, we're in great shape!  Andrew says he understood about 90% of what he heard.  Of course, comprehension and communication are two different things.  We still have much work to do to improve our spoken French.

Last Wednesday all of the French students (8 in all) took a field trip to an apple orchard.  It was our first time apple picking, and while it was cold enough to make my toes hurt, we enjoyed it.  Next time I'll make sure to double my socks! 

I(Mary) take a lot of walks in the woods with the boys.  I keep seeing these little fruits, but I'm not sure if I can eat t…