French Essentials for homeschool

Wonderful easy to use program with a strong emphasis on speaking. My son really likes this program.

Guest
2013-05-27, 23:27
Very nice website. Parents can find all the info and children have their working area. Everything is clear.

Phil Portugal
2013-05-27, 14:43
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 … read more


Terry Borne
2012-09-30, 12:07
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 … read more


Dana Huller
2011-12-05, 12:28
I am so excited for a curriculum that incorporates writing, reading, listening, and speaking French! There is a greater chance of retention when … read more


Pam Guiles
2013-08-01, 20:31
Greatly disappointed with the twaddle of competitive curriculums with hopeful promises, we stumbled upon French Essentials. Lessons are well planned, … read more


Renee Blokzyl
2012-09-14, 12:48
Bonjour!

Just wanted to let you know that everything is working great! We are really enjoying the lessons and the simplicity of it all! I so wish … read more


Mary and Chris F.
2013-03-27, 15:07
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 … read more


Brenda Schubert
2012-09-24, 12:45
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 … read more


Barbara F.
2013-03-12, 15:06
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 … read more


Vicki Martin
2012-07-30, 12:47
Thanks for your quick response.

Linda
2013-05-28, 13:32
French Essentials includes all the important elements of listening, speaking, reading and writing to learn a second language. And it is laid out in a … read more


Joetta Witowski
2013-05-20, 12:49
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 … read more


Deborah C.
2013-01-08, 15:08

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 teaching certificate and an MA Linguistics from Université Laval. Apart from her work on French Essentials, she is a language instructor for the Canadian Armed Forces.

 

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