French & Spanish for Children

FREE French and Spanish  Listening and Oral Practice:
Learn French
Learn Spanish
Accessible beginner and intermediate language resources for use in class, homework (flipped learning), or for independent practice and revision:  French and Spanish stories, grammar, topics, activities and vocabulary.
ALL photographs, images, recordings and video are homegrown and protected by copyright.
The dog stories are especially unique:
Friendly tales about a real mother and her son, all true, often used to illustrate grammar points:
French Stories
Spanish Stories

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Taster in SPANISH:
Introduction to Food in Spanish:  Breakfast, lunch, tea …
Click  El Desayuno, El Almuerzo, La Merienda, La Cena   to see the video in context with vocabulary and follow-up questions.

Taster in FRENCH:
French Food and Drink Practice:  Click Going to a café in French for a second video clip with each phrase repeated twice, a video transcript, and online comprehension questions.


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