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Middle school students get a taste of French culture

Middle school students get a taste of French culture

“You just take it out and eat it.”

“I see that but I’m trying to work up the nerve.”

“One time I had escargot and it tasted bad.”

“But you haven’t had THIS escargot.”

Berkeley Middle School’s French students coached and coaxed one another to try new things on their field trip to Blue Talon Bistro for a taste of French culture and cuisine.

Joelle Peeters, the French teacher at Berkeley, said the field trip was scheduled for the end of her class’s unit on French food and culture. It’s a hands-on way for students to experience what they learned in the classroom.

Peeters said this is the seventh year for the field trip, and the Berkeley Parent Teacher...

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