About Ambassadeurs En Herbe

Created in 2012 by the AEFE, Ambassadeurs en Herbe promotes skills linked to the simultaneous learning of several languages. How to convince through oral expression, how to gain trust by understanding of and openness to intercultural experiences.

For the 2020-2021 school year, the 9th edition of Ambassadeurs En Herbe follows an essentially digital format in order to take into account the current situation arising from the global health crisis.

Students are invited to question themselves around the theme “Citizens: equal and united” reflecting this health crisis, and on a broader scale, international news in all fields (political, economic, environmental, etc.).

The contest operates in a tournament-mode. From early stages to the final, students are selected by a jury of students and teachers. This year, the North America Zone final will be hosted by the Lycee Francais of San Francisco.

Ambassadeurs en Herbe at The French American Academy

Elisabeth Spettel, Teacher of “Histoire et Géographie”, was appointed to supervise the entire internal process. The jury, which included students, had to select one school representative in 6th grade and another one for 7 & 8th grade. Let’s congratulate Isaac Augustine, Christopher Harcum, Rayana Ba and Louane Le Lan who have shown great eloquence and conviction presenting respectively Gettysburg Address by Abraham Lincoln, Manuel Valls‘ speech during an Interministerial Committee, and the theater piece “Dialogue entre un bourgeois repu et un chômeur” from Bernard Lamirand.
Isaac, Christopher, Rayana and Louane are moving up to the North America final which will take place on March 18th at 12pm.

Isaac and Christopher are moving up to the North America final which will take place on March 18th at 12pm. Because this year’s edition is digital, The school has prepared a short presentation clip to introduce itself to the Jury.

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