Monday, March 20 is Journée Internationale de la Francophonie (International French Language Day) and a French high school in Sao Paulo, Brazil, with a 100 percent graduation success rate is a showcase for promoting the language abroad.
The Lycée Pasteur is a Francophone island in the heart of primarily Portuguese-speaking Sao Paulo. With 1,069 pupils, it’s the largest French institution in Brazil. Although 30 percent of its students are neither French nor native French-speakers, the lycée has a 100 percent success rate at the baccalauréat graduation exams.
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Date created : 2017-03-20