Sonia Duchesne

How old will you be as of August 13,2015?
17
 
City and province:
Edmonton, Alberta
 
First language:
French
 
Tell us why bilingualism is important to you in one sentence:
By growing up in a French minority community, I realized to what extent bilingualism is essential to the growth of our community by giving us the opportunity to interact properly with people who surround us.
 
Your dream:
To always be able to follow my passion.
 
How do you practice French daily:
I go to a francophone school, participate in many activities offered by the Franco-Albertan community, am surrounded by French speaking friends and speak French at home.
 
In one sentence, tell us why you can’t wait to take part in the 2015 NAYF :
French and English are two languages that I find important in Canada and the NAYF will give me the opportunity to develop my knowledge regarding bilingualism and I am excited to add on to my national friend network.

 

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