6 DECEMBER NEWSLETTER: C’est le concours “Écris une lettre au père Noel”!/Telescope Webb/Plus gros magasin de jouets au monde/Lutins entrevue/Nouvelle leçon Volcans

What’s going on this week on Planet French: It’s another huge week on Planet French! The tremendously popular contest for French students “Écris une lettre au père Noel”! starts Today! We’re also featuring the biggest toy store in the world and we’re starting our interviews with Santa’s elves. By Wednesday we’ll be adding a new…

23 NOVEMBER NEWSLETTER: Les Nouvelles à travers le Canada/Championnes canadiennes/inondations historiques en Colombie-Britannique

252-Inondations Historiques En Colombie-Britannique: Les Canadiens Mettent Leurs De Travail In this episode we cover the historic floods in BC, how BC has been rocked by successive hardships: Covid, forest fires and historic flooding. Canadians are nothing if not resilient. This short film takes you through an accelerated timeline of Canadian resilience. Visit the Planet…

8 NOVEMBER NEWSLETTER: Les Nouvelles à travers le Canada, Réunion sur le climat, le Jour du Souvenir!

8 NOVEMBER NEWSLETTER: Les Nouvelles à travers le Canada, Réunion sur le climat, le Jour du Souvenir! The news this week (in easy French): Halifax, nouveau robot/Calgary, des jeunes champions/Toronto, première navette électrique/Winnipeg-Manitoba, un chien vole une voiturette de golf!/Vancouver, on arrête de couper les arbres anciens/Réunion internationale sur le climat: Comment les arbres aident…

Canada’s infamous residential schools

Remains of over 200 school children were found on the site of a former residential school in B.C. The story of Canada’s residential schools is tragic and repulsive. It is un-Canadian. It is the opposite of Canadian values and all we stand for and it needs to be told. In this Planet French Booksmarts video…

Why do boys drop out of French?

Do boys think French is manly enough? I read a study by Kissau and Turnbull awhile back (I include a link further) that prompted me to develop some of our French materials for the testosterone part of your classroom. The study reported 70% of students who planned to drop French were male, that boys feel French…

Coming soon on Planet French!

Planet French is constantly growing, like a loaf of fresh dough in the oven. What started with a handful of videos and eBooks now has over 750 French resources, and rising! These include weekly Canadian news episodes in levelled French and 45 French courses. Just this past year, we’ve added 50+ more resources. In addition…