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 15

4 ways we use technology for French

I have a love-hate relationship with technology.  I love the way it has opened up different avenues for learning all kinds of things (including French and other languages), but I hate the way it’s so easy to get sucked into … Continue reading

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Mar 08

French printables from Enchanted Learning

Enchanted Learning is a great web site full of printable worksheets on different subjects. The site is also stocked full of information in a kid-friendly format.  A small part of the site has French-as-a-second-language printable worksheets.  You can find the … 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

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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Dec 01

French sing & learn – available Thursday

I am so excited to announce that I have a new product coming out this Thursday, December 5th!  French Sing & Learn is a great way for children to learn new vocabulary and have fun at the same time.  After … Continue reading

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Nov 23

Muzzy online

Review bottom line:  Great product, reasonable price (for online version), terrible customer service There are two ways you can access Muzzy content – online or on DVD.  If you choose the online version, you get access to English versions of … 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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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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