The authors are both teachers and passionate about the French language and culture. They live in historic Quebec City with their two children. 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 a MA Linguistics all from Université Laval. She is currently a language teacher for the Canadian Armed Forces.
Marion Cabanac is the voice behind the beautiful, clear crisp French heard in the lessons. She holds a BA in communication and has had a long career in communications which has included publishing, radio and television.
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
M. Philippe Portugal, Phil Portugal Graphic Services