Patricia Richoux

Brussels, Belgium

Bio

Patricia is from a French-speaking family in Brussels, Belgium. She moved to Boston in 1997, but continues to meet her family in France every summer as they have always done. After taking classes in early childhood education, she fell in love with empowering children through learning.

Classes Recently Taught

Les Écureuils

5 to 6 Years old
Starting September 21, 2021 45 minutes per week for 10 weeks

Children with native or near-native French skills practice basic writing, phonetics, oral comprehension and speaking through a variety of fun activities including songs, games and role-plays!

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French for Tiny Ones

2 to 3 Years old
Starting September 18, 2021 30 minutes per week for 5 or 10 week options available

Our youngest students encounter French for the first time or continue their discovery of the language through nursery rhymes, stories, and games. Children are encouraged to listen, move and speak a little.

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Les Castors

7 to 8 Years old
Starting September 18, 2021 1.5 hours per week for 10 weeks

Building on previous exposure to French children with native or near-native French skills are encouraged to express themselves, both orally and in writing, across a range of fun and creative activities.

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Les Ateliers du Mercredi !

4 to 6 Years old
Sessions starting September 15, 2021, and October 20, 2021 1 hour/week for 5 weeks

A fun way to sample our creative courses past and present! Children will be exposed to arts, crafts, music, theater, and science.

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Ecriture

8 to 10 Years old
Sessions starting September 15, 2021, and October 20, 2021 1 hour/week for 10 weeks

Our new class for children ages 8-10 delves into the fundamentals of spelling and grammar in French. Ideal for children from French-speaking families schooled in the American system, the class is designed to build students’ skills and confidence in expressing themselves in writing.

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French for Little Ones

3 to 4 Years old
Starting September 15, 2021 45mn/week for 5 or 10 weeks

At this age, children are encouraged to learn through creativity. These classes focus on a multi-sensory approach, feeding the curiosity of the children with their learning and French speaking environment. It is also a great time for parents to spend quality time with their little one!

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Les Pingouins (Zig Zag 2 - level 2)

7 to 9 Years old
Starting September 15, 2021 1.5 hours per week for 10 weeks

Children learning French as a foreign language will develop their listening, speaking, reading and writing skills through games, role-plays and characters from the Zig Zag 3 + textbook.

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