French Is Fun

French Is Fun

By Gail Stein, Heywood Wald & Jerry Kreizman | Introductory • Year 1 • Year 2

Engaging two-year high school language curriculum

Build excitement with this fun program designed to meet most high school graduation requirements.

Engaging lessons help beginning and advancing students develop the building blocks of vocabulary and grammar while focusing on developing proficiency in reading, writing, speaking, and listening.

Humorous narratives, illustrated conversations, and abundant visuals make language learning accessible to all students. Each chapter builds cultural familiarity and insight into the daily life of various parts of the French-speaking world.

Books A and B provide the option of covering the content in Book 1 in two courses—perfect for middle school world languages courses.

Teacher support includes an audio program to reinforce listening comprehension; assessments; and an optional companion workbook to supplement and reinforce lessons.

Titles in This Program



  • French is Fun: Book A, 5th Edition
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  • French Is Fun: Book B, 5th Edition
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  • French Is Fun: Book 1, 5th Edition
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  • French Is Fun: Book 2, 2nd Edition
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Program Features & Resources

  • Lisons! challenge students to read and interpret authentic French material and prepare students for future testing standards.
  • Vocabulary is introduced through lively illustrations that serve as mnemonic devices.
  • Vocabulary and grammatical structures are reinforced by brief, fun narratives.
  • Chapters are summarized by illustrated conversations, personalized dialogue activities, and other helpful practice.
  • Each lesson contains a Page Culturelle in French to offer students insight into French culture.
  • Review units feature games, puzzles, and picture stories.
Teacher Materials

Teacher Package

Audio Program

Reinforces listening comprehension and drill pronunciation and includes

  • questions, completions, and optional oral exercises, all derived from the material in the Student Edition
  • timed pauses to allow for student repetition
  • a printed script (in Teacher Manual)

Teacher Manual

Provides answers to all exercises in the Student Edition and the Companion Workbook. Tests measure ongoing progress and language proficiency. Optional oral exercises are also included for every lesson.

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Student Editions
Companion Workbook

Companion Workbook (Cahier d'exercices)

  • Supplements the practice materials in the Student Edition.
  • Vocabulary and structural elements are closely coordinated with parallel chapters in the textbook.
  • New editions include ACTFL standards-based exercises.
  • Answers in the Teacher Manual.

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