For those of us who aren’t bilingual, teaching French can be tricky, particularly with French Immersion. Fortunately, with the help of educational technology, learning a second language can be fun. Parents and students can use apps to improve on their words, very conjugation and counting.
We’ve reached out to our French tutors to get their feedback on the best apps for children and parents to use. Here are five of their favourites:
1) Learn French by MindSnacks: 9 games designed for essential vocab & conversation skills. The app keeps things interesting with rich and unique games designed to help memorize words, practice verb conjugation, and learn word gender. Plus, native speaker audio clips will help make those tough French pronunciations as breezy as a walk through Paris.
2) Lately Lily: Paris for a Day!: Pack your suitcase, hop on a plane and learn some French in Paris. Includes 4 different activities to learn common words with unique illustrations.
3) Frenchie Teachie: Learn French the fun way: with easy and fun games. More than 230 words and their article in 12 different games.
4) Verb Trainer: Search any verb in French or English, choose a tense and you will get a list of conjugations.
5) Gus on the Go: French for Kids: Join Gus, the friendly owl, as he travels around the world and explores languages. Your child can learn basic vocabulary concepts with interactive visual and auditory lessons on numbers, colors, shapes and more. Each lesson review unlocks an exciting vocabulary game that reinforces what your child has learned.