Jan 11

Books: Je peux lire niveau 1

These books are cute and contain simple stories.  20-ish pages per book with a few sentences on each page.  The age-range listed on the back is 3-6 years old, but I would say they are on the more difficult end … Continue reading

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Jan 11

Alizé readers

I love these books and my kids do, too!  They are fantastic for practice for kids who are learning to read in French and as vocabulary builders as well.  The stories are simple and yet entertaining.  The illustrations keep the … Continue reading

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Dec 14

Book series: Nestor

These books are fantastic!  My 8 year old daughter is obsessed with the idea of getting a dog, so I had no trouble motivating her to read these stories.  I only wish there were more of them!  We went through … Continue reading

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Dec 08

Book series: Mes premières histoires

I borrowed these books from our local library thinking they would be a good set of readers for my 8 year old.  Given the title of “My first stories,” I thought the vocabulary would be quite simple.  While there were … Continue reading

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Dec 08

French Sing & Learn

French Sing & Learn is a downloadable resource that you can use with your children to sing your way to conversation.  After working through the material, you and your children will know and understand 10 French songs.  I’ve been using … Continue reading

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Nov 01

Hooked on French

Both my kids loved this program and I think it’s really well put together.  The package comes with 2 CD-ROMs with computer activities, 6 readers, 2 workbooks, and 2 sets of flash cards.  A parent’s guide is also included, which … Continue reading

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Oct 02

Rat de bibliothèque picture book series (with audio CD’s)

A book series we have been using around our house lately comes from ERPI (Éducation du Renouveau Pédagogique Inc).  This company produces a ton of French resources.  The most frustrating part is figuring out which ones are appropriate.  Their web … Continue reading

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Aug 11

En français S.V.P.

French resources can be so expensive!  I had to hold my nose and enter my credit card number this week as I ordered our grade 3 materials, which came to $73 including tax and shipping for 1 small textbook and … Continue reading

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Aug 11

Vois-tu ce que je vois?

We used the book Vois-tu ce que je vois?  Il était une fois by Walter Wick in conjunction with the fairy tale theme we’d been working through as part of our French lessons.  This has proved to be great fun … Continue reading

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