"He was chatting away to me and correctly used the vouvoyer with me. I'm so impressed with how well he's learned French."
"Wow. I don't even understand that whole "vous-tu" thing myself," I laughingly replied.
"He's so at ease in the language," they continued. "It's good to see how well he's integrated."
I had to try not to laugh out loud at that point. Yes. How well a four year old boy who happens to have been born in France and has lived his whole life in this tiny village on the hill has 'integrated.'
I guess that's easy to do when it's all you know.