Macquarie University's Anne Castles and Signy Wegener explain the importance of introducing new terms when speaking to children, revealing that their research demonstrates for the first time an "intimate relationship between [spoken] vocabulary and reading ability".
In this episode, Sam has his first experience of shopping in France. First he does some grocery shopping on the Internet. Then Sacha, Annie and Nico decide to give him a makeover which turns out to be a disaster, so he ventures out to clothes shops by himself.
We discover that Sacha has a twin, Christelle, who is coming to visit. However, Sam, Nico and Annie do not know that Sacha has a twin, and so much confusion ensues when they presume that Christelle is actually Sacha.
England are playing France in the World Cup Final and Sacha's new English boyfriend is coming round for the match. Nico can't be there but doesn't want to know the score. When England beats France, Sacha realises she has made a big mistake. Sam has a surprising question for Annie!
The recruitment of 15 highly paid executive principals tasked with improving the performance of schools in NSW with high proportions of Aboriginal students is starting to pay off in Tamworth. Hillvue Primary School executive principal Chris Shaw has the authority to choose his own staff and vary the curriculum, and the school's NAPLAN results and level of parent engagement have been transformed.