Offering a French Homeschool Course

Adding a French homeschool course to your curriculum is a great way to give kids a head start in the world. The process of learning new languages is a skill in and of itself. Speaking more than one language fluently is also almost universally recognized as the mark of an educated individual, and this will serve your students well throughout their lives. Speaking French is a skill that can lead to better jobs, adventures to foreign countries and an appreciation of art and literature that’s nearly impossible otherwise.

A French homeschool course has the freedom to choose innovative methods of teaching. One of the most innovative is the use of online resources. Another innovative method doesn’t involve new technology at all: using music to teach language. Using these methods together, a student can be provided with support to reinforce what they learn, as well as an easy way to learn those lessons in the first place. Overall, there are few things that are as much fun as music and few better ways to make learning an experience that’s cherished and not dreaded.

There’s no reason that a French homeschool lesson has to stop when the school day is done. The whole family can get in on it. Of course, where music and storytelling are concerned, the materials are interchangeable as entertainment and lesson materials, making a handy excuse to keep the whole family engaged. Students will be rewarded for their efforts very quickly, as each new thing they learn will lead to them being able to understand more of the story and, thus, to enjoy not only a sense of pride, but a new tale to remember for the rest of their lives. This is a powerful way to teach a child a new language.

Consider materials that use music and lyrics as good choices for your French homeschool program. This language is also connected to a rich musical history and students will be learning something about the music of the world at the same time that they’re learning about a new language. The connections between the French language and culture to the arts and music are impossible to ignore. They run strong and deep. By understanding this language, students not only have fun, they also learn a lot about their own culture and language and the story of Western art and music on the whole.


About the Author:
Dr.Dennis Dunham has over 25 years in international education experience and is a co-creator of LanguageandLyrics.com, a website designed to help you learn French the right way. If you’ve tried every language product out there and haven’t made progress, visit LanguageandLyrics.com to see how learning French can be easy and fun.
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