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Old 07-17-2006, 04:49 AM
 
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Hey there .
My Family and i moving to Douglasville sometime next Year in Spring.
Are there any Germans here in this forum or somebody that can help me?
I like to know some thinks about my Kids going to school,both cant spaek english.How would this work?They just go and learn by doing it?
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Old 07-17-2006, 12:23 PM
 
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I'm sure you'll find them, but I don't know where. I'm of German descent , if that helps
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Old 07-17-2006, 12:54 PM
 
Location: West Cobb County, GA (Atlanta metro)
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I would suggest that in the months you have before you move, you enroll your kids in English classes while you are still in Germany, so they have a basic working knowledge of the language before they move here. Kids learn more quickly than adults and they should be able to learn quite a bit by next Spring.

The Douglasville area school system is "ok", but hey, it's been voted a "redneck" city too by some author (he was being a smart-ass but it IS a bit rednecky in spots out there). Gwinett County schools are known for being the most culturally diverse as far as kids who speak other languages, and having the best foreign language courses (including English) - they are however, a bit overburdoned, and in the most congested suburban area in Atlanta, so you gain better schools for foreign born students, but also gain traffic.
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