Can Antoine Make a New Friend?
Antoine just moved to Paris from Grenoble. He is new in school and doesn’t know anyone. He has a problem. Who can help him? He sees Sylvie, a girl from biology class. He is nervous, but he walks over and asks her for help.
With Sylvie’s help and friendship, Antoine adjusts to his new school. As he meets new classmates, he is befriended by Éric and Carole—but what are their true intentions? As their relationships grow and change, Antoine and his new friends face new realities and challenging decisions.
Unique Words: 260
Total Words: 5,237
©2020. French. Level 1. High school. 5 x 7 inches. Softcover. 66 pages.
About the Author
Eric Richards is an experienced high school German teacher, presenter, and author. He is the 2020 Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (CSCTFL) Teacher of the Year, as well as the recipient of the 2019 Foreign Language Association of Missouri (FLAM) “Distinguished Foreign Language Educator” award. He transformed a small German program into a large, successful, growing, and vibrant program, where his students also enjoy opportunities to travel abroad. Eric presents on various topics in foreign language methodology and strategies. He is also the creator of “grafted writing”—a method to help facilitate language acquisition through reading and writing. He has presented at national and regional conferences in various cities around the United States.