Jun 06

French Club Fridays

We have a group of 9 children (ages 3-10) who meet in my living room on Fridays for French Club. Normally, the first part of our time together is spent working through a song from French Sing & Learn. Once … Continue reading

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May 22

Tumblebooks online

Tumblebooks is a web site with animated storybooks.  Our local library provides free access to the site, and I’d heard that there were some French books available.  I checked it out today, and overall I was quite disappointed.  There were … Continue reading

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May 19

Robert Munsch en classe: Un guide pour les enseignants

I have to admit that when we first received a few Robert Munsch books as gifts for our kids when they were younger, I wasn’t a huge fan.  Call me fussy, but who wants to give kids the idea that … Continue reading

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Jan 11

Front Row French

Update  June 16, 2014:  This app does not appear to be in the app store anymore.  This ios app uses quizzing and games to teach French words and phrases.  The basic pack is free, and includes approximately 50-75 words/phrases.  The … 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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Sep 12

Learning French with Duolingo

I heard about Duolingo on our Frenglish Learning Facebook group, and I have to say it’s fantastic and free!  Duolingo offers courses in Spanish, English, French, German, Portuguese, and Italian.  Of course, my immediate interest is French for my kids, … 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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