French Essentials for homeschool

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Testimonials

My girls have not learned any French at all before this year and they are enjoying and retaining what they are learning. I believe this is because of ...

Vicki Martin
2012-07-30, 12:47
We appreciate the way the program is laid out. Very easy to follow. We like the emphasis on communication and that the method is more than just listen...

Deborah C.
2013-01-08, 15:08
I think this program is a wonderful approach to teaching French. Its very immersive and the worksheets allow for lots of review. I am learning right a...

Terry Borne
2012-09-30, 12:07
Finally a French home schooling course that goes at a pace anyone can handle... Since the building block approach is the method, that means being sure...

Brenda Schubert
2012-09-24, 12:45
Salut! This is our last day of school for this year and we finished Module 2. This is the longest we have stayed with a program and we are very excit...

Dana Huller
2011-12-05, 12:28
We have been impressed with the excellent teaching strategies employed in the FRENCH ESSENTIALS curriculum. Our students continue to enjoy the program...

Erik vonNiessen
2012-06-30, 12:46
Thanks for your quick response.

Linda
2013-05-28, 13:32
Very nice website. Parents can find all the info and children got their working area. Everything is clear.

Phil Portugal
2013-05-27, 14:43
We have been impressed with the excellent teaching strategies employed in the FRENCH ESSENTIALS curriculum. Our students continue to enjoy the program...

Erik vonNiessen
2013-05-28, 13:28
Greatly disappointed with the twaddle of competitive curriculums with hopeful promises, we stumbled upon French Essentials. Lessons are well planned, ...

Renee Blokzyl
2012-09-14, 12:48
I am so excited for a curriculum that incorporates writing, reading, listening, and speaking French! There is a greater chance of retention when usin...

Pam Guiles
2013-08-01, 20:31
An excellent way to learn French! My son loves this program. Having the content in video as well as audio makes it seem far more interactive, more enj...

Kathy Trotter
2012-03-17, 12:27
Program is very affordable and easy to use. Module 1 has been a quick review for my son who took one year of French and needed to refresh his skills a...

Barbara F.
2013-03-12, 15:06

The French Essentials Team

 

The authors

 

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.

 

Editors

 

Mme Irène Wendland, BA, MA Linguistics

Québec, Québec, Canada

 

Mme Brinda Devi Chengadu, BA, MA French

Quatre Bornes, Republic of Mauritius

  

Mme Ginette Mortier-Faulkner BA, MA Linguistics

Paris, France

 

Graphic design & Webmaster

 

M. Philippe Portugal, Phil Portugal Graphic Services

Marseille, France