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 Communications and has had a long career in communications, which has included publishing, radio and television.
Mme Irène Wendland, BA, MA Linguistique
Québec, Québec, Canada
Mme Brinda Devi Chengadu, BA, MA French
Quatre Bornes, Republic of Mauritius
Mme Ginette Mortier-Faulkner BA, MA Linguistique
Our French Curriculum targets all four language acquisition skills (speaking, listening comprehension, reading & writing) using a "communicative approach" backed up by solid grammar & pronunciation exercises every step of the way. Each lesson builds on the previous promoting confidence & success. The format allows "quick and easy access" to the lesson & audio and all the content including the workbook, French cultural notes & more.
Parents can be confident that French Essentials is a strong academic program that will hold up to curriculum standards.
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 the lesson is completely mastered before the next one begins. You can have the confidence that you invested wisely with your home school and your time. Mom, Dad or an older sibling can tutor a student because this home school French curriculum is clearly laid out and easy to follow. Just the flexibility home schooling families are looking for.
Brenda M., Michigan, USA
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