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French at Royal Bay is taught with the AIM method (Accelerated Integrated Method) which focuses on authentic language learning achieved through scaffolding techniques which use story-telling, gesture, active collaboration and repetition. Speaking the language is the key to success, and students will be encouraged to speak as much French as possible while telling interesting and engaging stories.

Learn more about AIM: https://www.aimlanguagelearning.com/


All Spanish courses at Royal Bay are taught with the TPRS method (Teaching Proficiency through Reading and Storytelling). This method is based around a series of engaging stories which are taught through questioning, choral response and dramatization in a highly comprehensible, personalized and contextualized manner. The TPRS method promotes rapid fluency in a fun and supportive environment.

Learn more about TPRS: https://www.tprsbooks.com/what-is-tprs/

You tube video of TPRS method: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0DA6ZxVVL50&t=921s

Useful resources for Spanish students:

Duolingo: https://www.duolingo.com/

Quizlet: https://quizlet.com/



 Staff List

Amanda Chalmers           FRENCH                achalmers@sd62.bc.ca or achalmers@sd62learns.org

Griselda Treminio             FRENCH/SPANISH               gtreminio@sd62.bc.ca  or gtreminio@sd62learns.org


Robyn White                      SPANISH              rwhite@sd62.bc.ca or rwhite@sd62learns.org

Department Head

Lori Haddon                       SPANISH              lhaddon@sd62.bc.ca or lhaddon@sd62learns.org