French over the Summer Break

IMG_0104_litchiEvery summer, students look forward to taking a break from schoolwork…but there are many ways for your child to keep up their French over the summer in fun, less structured ways! Here are some ideas!

• Summer French Camps • Community
• Movies • Television
• Libraries • Workbooks and Magazines
• Games • Online activities
• Music • Other cool sites

Camps_summer
French summer camps offer opportunities for children to practice their French while engaging in all kinds of exciting activities. Teachers often notice that children are more willing to speak in French if they have attended a camp in French over the summer.


Community_summer
French-languages services & Francophone history in BC:


Movies_summer
Watching French movies at home is a fun way to enrich French studies in a relaxed environment.


TV_summer
Several Canadian channels offer a wide variety of French children’s shows to watch online:


Libraries_summer
Most local libraries offer a variety of French language resources.


workbooks_summer
Here are some fun ways to practice French as well as some entertaining educational magazines.


Games_summer
Here are some fun traditional games and challenges:

Or play word and number games you already own – Scrabble, Bananagrams, Uno, Boggle etc – en français!


Online_summer
And here some great online games and apps:


Music_summer
Learning songs in French will help children expand their vocabulary, learn new expressions and develop confidence.


Coolsites_summer
Here’s a collection of fun websites from Québec and France:

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