Simplified Speech #061 – Is Canada the best place to go to elementary school?

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Every country has its own unique school system. In this Simplified Speech episode, our hosts Andrew and Morag discuss what it’s like to go to elementary school in Canada. You will hear about children’s daily lives, extracurricular activities, and the differences between private and public schools. There’d so much to talk about!

Fun facts

Unlike in many Western countries, it is not uncommon in Japan to see elementary schoolchildren riding trains and subways alone. That’s something that would scare a lot of parents in Canada and the United States!

Expressions included in the study guide

  • Suburb
  • To hallucinate
  • A buck
  • Single parent
  • Extracurricular activities
  • To brush up on [something]

Credit: Something Elated by Broke For Free, Step On by Jahzzar
Photo: Nicole Honeywill

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