Online audio-visual books

Listening and Reading Comprehension

  
1. La Cabane à sucre

Free sample! - Grades 3 and up, low beginner. This sample contains one short text about a visit to a cabane à sucre.

Click to download worksheets.

  
2. Finie, la voiture!

Free sample! - Grades 5 and up, beginner-low intermediate. This sample e-book contains one complete story about the environment.  Full length e-books contain one to 6 stories, depending on level and length.
Theme: Air pollution, acid rain. What are the causes and what can we do to help. Conversations about tough problems in easy, everyday French. 

Click to download worksheets.

  
AV-D06 - Les Bons Repas 2

Grades 6 and up – high beginner/low intermediate – $29.95 (Schoolwide and home access with follow-up activities.)

Ordering meals in a restaurant: Short, easy dialogues in everyday, simple, conversational French.

Click to download worksheets. -  Click for specials and order form.

Click here to see the companion print book including comprehension and vocabulary activities.

  
AV-HE01 - Les Astéroïdes

Grades 7 and up – low intermediate/intermediate – $29.95 (Schoolwide and home access with follow-up activities.)

Learn about doomsday meteorites and asteroids in easy French! Awesome photos and illustrations, great sound effects!

Click for specials and order form.

Click here to see the companion print book including comprehension and vocabulary activities.

  
AV-LJ07 - Quelle collation!

Grades 3 and up – Low beginner, beginner – $29.95 (Schoolwide and home access with follow-up activities.)

Snacks, healthy and unhealthy foods, nutrition. 6 short stories in one e-book! All new audio!

Click to download worksheets. -  Click for specials and order form.

Click here to see the companion print book including comprehension and vocabulary activities.

  
AV-BD23 - Bon appétit!

Grades 6 and up – Beginner/high beginner – $29.95 (Schoolwide and home access with follow-up activities.)

André is introduced for the first time to the unknown world of international cuisine...

Click to download worksheets.Click for specials and order form.

Click here to see the companion print book including comprehension and vocabulary activities.

  
AV-LA08 - Dites non au racisme!

Low intermediate/Intermediate (Grades 6 and up) Theme: Anti-racism

Teenagers and attitudes towards race and discrimination. During Anti-Racism Week, a group of teens come face to face with their own conflicting attitudes towards race and discrimination.

  
AV-LJ01 - Mon école

Grades 3 and up – Low beginner/beginner – $29.95 (Schoolwide and home access with follow-up activities.)

Everyday life at school: Recess, taking the bus, lunchtime...   6 short, easy stories in one audio visual book!

Click to download worksheets.Click for specials and order form.

Click here to see the companion print book including comprehension and vocabulary activities.

  
AV-LJ03 - Les Animaux

Grades 3 and up – Low beginner/beginner – $29.95 (Schoolwide and home access with follow-up activities.)

Kids and their pets!  4 short, easy stories in one audio e-book!

Click to download worksheets. -  Click for specials and order form.

Click here to see the companion print book including comprehension and vocabulary activities.

  
AV-LJ05 - Quelle famille!

Grades 3 and up – Low beginner/beginner – $29.95 (Schoolwide and home access with follow-up activities.)

Family members, activities, extended family, dinners, gatherings, everyday family life. Four short stories in one e-book!

Click to download worksheets. -  Click for specials and order form.

Click here to see the companion print book including comprehension and vocabulary activities.

  
AV-LJ06 - Quel temps!

Grades 3 and up – Low beginner/beginner – $29.95 (Schoolwide and home access with follow-up activities.)

Weather, seasons, vacations, clothing, weather reports, seasonal activities
Six short stories in one e-book! All new audio!

Click to download worksheets. -  Click for specials and order form.

Click here to see the companion print book including comprehension and vocabulary activities.

  
AV-LJ08 - Ça c'est moi!

Grades 3 and up – Low beginner/beginner – $29.95 (Schoolwide and home access with follow-up activities.)

Personal preferences, hobbies, sports, likes and dislikes, family, age, birthday.
6 short, easy stories in one audio e-book!

Click to download worksheets. -  Click for specials and order form.

Click here to see the companion print book including comprehension and vocabulary activities.

  
AV-LJ09 - Mon hiver

Grades 3 and up – Low beginner/beginner – $29.95 (Schoolwide and home access with follow-up activities.)

Winter sports, activities and holidays. Skiing, skating, ice fishing, cabane à sucre, ice hotel in Quebec City. 6 short, easy stories in one audio e-book!

Click to download worksheets. -  Click for specials and order form.

Click here to see the companion print book including comprehension and vocabulary activities.

  
AV-LJ11 - On fête

Grades 3 and up – Low beginner/beginner – $29.95 (Schoolwide and home access with follow-up activities.)

Holidays & celebrations: Five short stories about Halloween, Mother's Day, Father's Day, Saint Patrick's Day & Valentine's Day.

Click for specials and order form.

Click here to see the companion print book including comprehension and vocabulary activities.

  
AV-LJ15 - Mes amis

Grades 6 and up – High beginner/low intermediate – $29.95 (Schoolwide and home access with follow-up activities.)

Friends, sports, activities. Four short stories in everyday, simple, conversational French.

Click to download worksheets. -  Click for specials and order form.

Click here to see the companion print book including comprehension and vocabulary activities.

  
AV-LJ16 - Je m'habille

Grades 6 and up – High beginner/low intermediate - $29.95 (Schoolwide access & follow-up activities.)

Clothing, fashion, shopping, personal preferences in clothing. Four short easy dialogues in everyday, simple, conversational French.

Click to download worksheets. -  Click for specials and order form.

Click here to see the companion print book including comprehension and vocabulary activities.

  
AV-LJ18 - Joyeuses fêtes!

Grades 4 and up – Beginner/high beginner – $29.95 (Schoolwide access & follow-up activities.)

Holidays: Christmas, New year`s, Three Kings' Day, Easter. Four short stories in one e-book!

Click for specials and order form.

Click here to see the companion print book including comprehension and vocabulary activities.

  
AV-LJ19 - Fêtes d’hiver

Grades 6 and up – High beginner/low intermediate – $29.95 (Schoolwide access & follow-up activities.)

Winter sports, friends, field trips, Carnaval de Québec. Four short, easy dialogue stories in everyday, simple, conversational French. All new audio!

Click to download worksheets. -  Click for specials and order form.

Click here to see the companion print book including comprehension and vocabulary activities.

  
AV-LJ21a - Sauvons la planète! 1

Grades 6 and up – High beginner/low intermediate – $29.95 (Schoolwide access & follow-up activities.)

The environment: Short, easy dialogues on how everyday activities can affect the environment and how small changes in our daily habits can have a big positive effect on keeping things green!

Click to download worksheets. -  Click for specials and order form.

Click here to see the companion print book including comprehension and vocabulary activities.

  
AV-LJ21b - Sauvons la planète! 2

Grades 6 and up – High beginner/low intermediate – $29.95 (Schoolwide access & follow-up activities.)

The environment: Air pollution, acid rain. What are the causes and what can we do to help. Conversations about tough problems in easy, everyday French.

Click to download worksheets. -  Click for specials and order form.

  
AV-LJ24 - Mon quartier

Grades 6 and up – High beginner – $29.95 (Schoolwide and home access with follow-up activities.)

People, buildings, activities and attractions in a typical neighbourhood. Four short thematic stories in everyday, conversational French. All new audio!

Click for specials and order form.

Click here to see the companion print book including comprehension and vocabulary activities.

  
AV-LJEUN01a - On bouffe... mais on bouge! 1

Grades 6 and up – Low intermediate/intermediate – $29.95 (Schoolwide and home access with follow-up activities.)

Health and nutrition, ordering meals, junk food, exercise. Short, easy dialogues in everyday, simple, conversational French.

Click to download worksheets. -  Click for specials and order form.

Click to see the companion print book.

  
AV-LJEUN01b - On bouffe... mais on bouge! 2

Grades 6 and up – Low intermediate/intermediate – $29.95 (Schoolwide and home access with follow-up activities.)

Health and nutrition, ordering meals, junk food, exercise. Short, easy dialogues in everyday, simple, conversational French.

Click to download worksheets. -  Click for specials and order form.

Click to see the companion print book.

  
AV-LJEUN02a - Grosses vagues

Grades 6 and up – Low intermediate/intermediate – $29.95 (Schoolwide and home access with follow-up activities.)

Extreme sports: An aspiring surfer, Jacques thinks he will easily master the sport of big wave surfing during his vacation to Hawaii. Discussions on the wide range of skills big-wave surfers need to master, including ocean swimming safety.

Click to download worksheets. -  Click for specials and order form.

Click here to see the companion print book including comprehension and vocabulary activities.

  
AV-LJEUN02b - Supercross

Grades 6 and up – Low intermediate/intermediate – $29.95 (Schoolwide and home access with follow-up activities.)

Marc tells Jacques all about the sport of motocross and the intense training required for amateur and professional riding.

Click to download worksheets. -  Click for specials and order form.

Click to see the companion print book.

 

  
AV-LJEUN02c - Perdu dans la montagne

Grades 6 and up – Low intermediate/intermediate – $29.95 (Schoolwide and home access with follow-up activities.)

On a school ski trip in the Rockies, Jacques ignores the CLOSED signs, ducks the rope and goes out of bounds to carve 'fresh tracks'. Missing for hours, rescuers look for him through the night. 

Click to download worksheets. -  Click for specials and order form.

Click here to see the companion print book including comprehension and vocabulary activities.

  
AV-LJEUN04 - J'Achète!

Grades 6 and up – Low intermediate/intermediate – $29.95 (Schoolwide and home access with follow-up activities.)

Shopping! Short, easy dialogues in everyday, simple, conversational French.

Click for specials and order form.

Click here to see the companion print book including comprehension and vocabulary activities.

  
AV-LJEUN06 - Course de vélo

Grades 6 and up – Low intermediate/intermediate – $29.95 (Schoolwide and home access with follow-up activities.)

Suzanne gives up her starting position in a mountain bike race to help a friend.

Click for specials and order form.

Click here to see the companion print book including comprehension and vocabulary activities.

  
AV-LJEUN09 - Ma carrière

Grades 6 and up – Low intermediate/intermediate – $29.95 (Schoolwide and home access with follow-up activities.)

Choosing a career: Does a high-paying job guarantee happiness? Julie, Marc and Jean talk about different career choices. Discussions on different careers in everyday conversational French.

Click for specials and order form.

Click here to see the companion print book including comprehension and vocabulary activities.

  
AV-D06 - Les Bons Repas 1

Grades 6 and up – high beginner/low intermediate – $29.95 (Schoolwide and home access with follow-up activities.)

Ordering meals in a restaurant: André and Charles break for lunch at an Italian restaurant in Montreal. Short, easy dialogues in everyday, simple, conversational French.

Click to download worksheets. -  Click for specials and order form.

Click here to see the companion print book including comprehension and vocabulary activities.

  
Speaking and Listening activities - Voiture!

FINIE, LA VOITURE! - New audio practice exercises

Right click the PREVIEW button below to start the activity in a new window.

Short, easy listening, speaking and comprehension activities.
Click here to download the activities worksheets.

Click here for brochure or call Mike at 1-800-667-7071 (mike@aquilacommunications.com) for immediate pricing.

  
AV-LS3 - La Rue... et le basket!

Grades 6 and up – Low intermediate/intermediate – $29.95 (Schoolwide and home access with follow-up activities.)

Simon Paquette is the leader of gang in a rough area of Montreal. He is also a very gifted basketball player. Simon has left school to live his life on the streets. Thanks to the encouragement of a young police officer, who also coaches youth basketball, Simon makes the decision to return to his studies and becomes the star player on his school team. One three-chapter story - Fiction.

Click here to see the companion print book including comprehension and vocabulary activities.

  
AV-LA01 - Non, aux brutes!

Grades 7 and up – Low intermediate/intermediate – $29.95 (Schoolwide access & follow-up activities.)
How do you handle a bully? Dany and his friends have some surprises for a gang of bullies at their school.
Anti bullying- One three-chapter story - Fiction

Click to download worksheets. -  Click for specials and order form.

Click here to see the companion print book including comprehension and vocabulary activities.

  
AV-LA02 - Choc en Martinique!

Grades 7 and up – Low intermediate/intermediate – $29.95 (Schoolwide access & follow-up activities.)
Stop thief! Three teenagers on a Caribbean cruise find themselves caught up in a bank robbery and help authorities find the suspect.

Click to download worksheets. -  Click for specials and order form.

Click here to see the companion print book including comprehension and vocabulary activities.

  
AV-LA07 - Les Parents... quel problème!

Teenagers discuss the conflicts they have with their parents - clothes, make-up, dating, household chores - and explore the reasons for these clashes and ways to resolve them.

  
AV-LA09 - Brisons le code!

What is snitching? Should one cooperate with the police? Four teenagers confront the dilemma after a series of break-ins at a high-rise apartment complex.

coming soon!

  
AV-BD06 - J'ai faim!

At the shopping mall, Alice, Suzette and Paul decide to order pizzas. But not Gino. He opts for something very different.

Beginner (Grades 3 and up)

Click to download worksheets. -  Click for specials and order form.

Click here to see the companion print book including comprehension and vocabulary activities.

  
AV-BD11 - En français, S.V.P.!

Grades 5 and up – Beginner/high beginner – $29.95 (Schoolwide and home access with follow-up activities.)

Olga is in Montmagny to learn French. Her exchange partner, Ginette, says she’ll have no problem speaking English at Olga’s. But at home, Olga speaks Ukrainian!

Click for worksheets.

Click here to see the companion print book including comprehension and vocabulary activities.

  
AV-BD12 - Au voleur!

Grades 5 and up – Beginner/high beginner – $29.95 (Schoolwide and home access with follow-up activities.)

A new Sigma Plus computer is delivered to the École Beauséjour. When it goes missing, the police arrest the new principal by mistake!

Click for worksheets.  -  Click for specials and order form.

Click to see the companion print book

  
AV-BD13 - Bonne chance, Roger!

Grades 5 and up – Beginner/high beginner – $29.95 (Schoolwide and home access with follow-up activities.)

It’s Career Day at the École du Sacré-Coeur. Roger says his future profession will be “millionaire”. And it’ll be easy. He’ll win the lottery! Grade 6 - Beginner.

Click for worksheets.  -  Click for specials and order form.

Click here to see the companion print book including comprehension and vocabulary activities.

  
AV-BD14 - Quel buffet!

Grades 5 and up – Beginner/high beginner – $29.95 (Schoolwide and home access with follow-up activities.)

Nicolas Perron’s family is celebrating his birthday at a fancy restaurant. Nicolas comes back from the buffet with four desserts. After all, it is his birthday!

Click for worksheets.  -  Click for specials and order form.

Click here to see the companion print book including comprehension and vocabulary activities.

  
AV-BD15 - Bienvenue au camp!

Grades 5 and up – Beginner/high beginner – $29.95 (Schoolwide and home access with follow-up activities.)

Denis is the star athlete at summer camp. But at the beach, he ends up playing in the sand with a little pail and shovel!

Click here to see the companion print book including comprehension and vocabulary activities.

  
AV-BD16 - Bonne plongée!

Grades 5 and up – Beginner/high beginner – $29.95 (Schoolwide and home access with follow-up activities.)

A group of students decide to go diving on Guadeloupe. But one says he isn’t interested in tropical fish. Sure, he loves fish… but only as seafood!

Click for worksheets.  -  Click for specials and order form.

Click here to see the companion print book including comprehension and vocabulary activities.

  
AV-BD17 - Magie sur glace

Grades 6 and up – Beginner/high beginner – $29.95 (Schoolwide and home access with follow-up activities.)

Who is that incredible goalie behind the mask? Marc isn't expecting the big surprise!...

Click to download worksheets. - -  Click for specials and order form.

Click here to see the companion print book including comprehension and vocabulary activities.

  
AV-BD19 - Salut, Montréal!

Grades 5 and up – Beginner/high beginner – $29.95 (Schoolwide and home access with follow-up activities.)

Julie Tremblay, from Toronto, is on an exchange visit to Montreal. Next week, it’s her partner Céline’s turn to visit Toronto. Julie has lots of plans for her visit…

Click to download worksheets. -  Click for specials and order form.

Click here to see the companion print book including comprehension and vocabulary activities.

  
AV-BD20 - Offre spéciale!

Grades 6 and up – Beginner/high beginner – $29.95 (Schoolwide and home access with follow-up activities.)

For his birthday, all Bertrand wants is membership in the Monsieur Muscle health club. But after only one session, he puts his membership up for sale!

Click to download worksheets. -  Click for specials and order form.

Click here to see the companion print book including comprehension and vocabulary activities.

  
AV-BD28 - Chic, alors!

Grades 6 and up – Beginner/high beginner – $29.95 (Schoolwide and home access with follow-up activities.)

Champlain Secondary School is presenting its annual fashion show. When it’s over, the students vote on the best model. And the winner is… M. Fortier, the janitor!

Click to download worksheets. -  Click for specials and order form.

Click here to see the companion print book including comprehension and vocabulary activities.

  
AV-BD26 - Bonjour Québec!

Grades 6 and up – Beginner/high beginner – $29.95 (Schoolwide and home access with follow-up activities.)

A group of students from Timmins are very excited to have tickets to a hockey game in Quebec City. The game, however, turns out to be a shock.

Click to download worksheets. -  Click for specials and order form.

Click here to see the companion print book including comprehension and vocabulary activities.

  
AV-LFCN1 - Bienvenue à Timmins!

New cultural e-books, beginner grades 3+: Meet the French-speaking community of Timmins, Ontario.
Le Français chez nous explores the rich tapestry of francophone life in Ontario.Written in authentic, contemporary French, the series introduces students to French as a living, breathing entity in the province.

Avec lexique: Buy now 
  
AV-LFCN2 - Chez les Dubé

New cultural e-books, grades 3 and up, beginner level: A visit with the Dubé family in French-speaking Timmins, Ontario. They love hockey!

 

  
AV-LFCN3 - Bienvenue à Ottawa!

New cultural e-books, beginner grades 3+: Monique is proud of her bilingual home town of Ottawa.
Le Français chez nous explores the rich tapestry of francophone life in Ontario. Written in authentic, contemporary French, the series introduces students to French as a living, breathing entity in the province.

 

  
AV-LFCN4 - Visite à Gatineau

New cultural e-books, beginner grades 3+: Monique and Nicole visit friends and family in Gatineau.

 

  
AV-LFCN5 - Bienvenue à Noëlville!

New cultural e-books, beginner grades 3+: Meet the French speaking community of Noëlville, Ontario. Beginner level.
Le Français chez nous explores the rich tapestry of francophone life in Ontario.Written in authentic, contemporary French, the series introduces students to French as a living, breathing entity in the province.