French Essentials for homeschool

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Testimonials

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
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...


Mary and Chris F.
2013-03-27, 15:07
My daughter has enjoyed your program. Her comments: "I like the program because of the videos where you can see and hear real people and the writing ...

Joanna Morrison
2012-05-24, 12:26
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 got their working area. Everything is clear.

Phil Portugal
2013-05-27, 14:43
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 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
FRENCH ESSENTIALS is an excellent program to introduce your child to the basics of the French language from home. It is clear, easy to use and will he...

Julie-Marie Bourque
2012-01-25, 12:47
FRENCH ESSENTIALS includes all the important elements of learning a second language - listening, speaking, reading and writing. And it is laid out in...

Joetta Witowski
2012-05-30, 12:44
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 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
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 ...

Joetta Witowski
2013-05-20, 12:49

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