"Although, if I'd been in Slytherin then Jamie would have been alone, but at least he would have had the cousins. Don't get me wrong, I loved Gryffindor, but in a lot of ways I think the Houses are very outdated. Sure, we didn't have the full rivalry that our grandparents and parents had, but there were definitely still lines between them. Especially Slytherin, which was just so stupid. I really hope it will be different for this generation. They won't have any of the preconceived notions, being mostly Muggleborn, so that will be good." At least, she hoped it would be good.
She grinned back at him, though hers lasted longer than his did. She thought her face was more used to smiling than his was. He had a more reserved, thoughtful air about him. Which made sense with what she knew of him. "I think the idea is to encourage them to move to Britain, make a society of their own here, be treated as equals. If we can get them here, then the money will follow, you know? By offering them wands, we'll show that we're willing to work with them, rather than use them." At least, that's what she thought, but she'd have to ask Remus for more clarification to make sure she was on the right page.
"I think questions and answers is a good idea, and we can keep them simple until we get a rhythm going, then maybe we can move into more natural conversation? I mean, the goal here is to be conversant rather than just responsive, I think."