PowerSpeaK12 French 1 Grade 3-5


French 1

Prerequisites: No experience necessary

Course Length: Each semester course is 90 lessons. Each lesson is about 30 minutes.

Course Description: This course for beginners with little exposure to world languages is geared toward younger minds, still especially receptive to language learning through contextual interpretation and imitation. Highly visual and amusing stories and activities are geared toward these developing children, encouraging them to begin telling stories themselves. This course is not just a set of language lessons, but an appealing adventure for young minds, rich with graphics, games, and engaging interactive activities. An integrated, game-based reward system keeps learners motivated and eager to progress.

Communication expressions include greetings, introductions, oui and non, s’il vous pla�t and merci and other familiar phrases, songs, simple storytelling, and description activities. Vocabulary starts with animals, shapes, and colors and moves to fruits, farm-related words, body parts, family words, and numbers. Grammar topics include simple nouns, first-, second-, and third-person present-tense verbs for simple questions, basic third-person past-tense verbs, interrogative words, simple conjunctions, articles, prepositions, and introductory imperative and infinitive verb forms.

Cultural topics introduce the geographies and customs of French-speaking countries.


Find out more at: http://www.power-glide.com/french.php#Elementary

Author: Patrice Fagnant-MacArthur

Patrice Fagnant-MacArthur, editor of "Today's Catholic Homeschooling", is the mother of two biological sons and one adopted daughter. She is in her fifteenth year of homeschooling. She has a B.A. in History and Fine Art and a Master's Degree in Applied Theology. She is the author of "The Crash Course Guide to Catholic Homeschooling" and "The Fruits of the Mysteries of the Rosary". She blogs at spiritualwomanthoughts.blogspot.com