The authors are happily married, both teachers, and passionate about the French language and culture. They live in St-Rédempteur, Québec, a suburb of Quebec City with their two children who attend school in French and are homeschooled in English.
Greg Shone holds a BA History, a BA French from Université Laval and a teaching certificate from Simon Fraser University. Starting his career as a high school French and French immersion teacher, he now devotes his time to French Essentials.
Irene Shone holds a BA French, a postgraduate certificate in French Linguistics and a teaching certificate all from Université Laval. She is currently completing a Masters Degree in Linguistics at Université Laval while teaching in the Modern languages department at Collège Merici, Quebec City.
Mme Brinda Devi Chengadu, BA, MA French litterature,
Port Louis, Republic of Mauritius
Mme Ginette Mortier-Faulkner BA, MA Linguistics,
M. Philippe Portugal, owner Phil Portugal Graphic Services