Bien dit!® Homeschool

French Package for Homeschool Grades 6–12

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  • Why?

    Mobile Online Editions

    Bien dit!® Online Editions work on leading tablets—no additional purchase necessary and no separate apps to buy. Just log in with the same username and password that you use on your computer.

    News and Networking

    Give your students a direct connection to culture with News and Networking online. We provide current, age-appropriate articles and videos; you get your evenings and weekends back.

    French InterActive Reader

    The French InterActive Reader supports language acquisition with a variety of reading selections at three different levels.

    The Trusted Leader in World Languages

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt World Languages programs continue to provide the unparalleled content and pedagogy you’ve come to expect.

    Why Bien Dit Homeschool

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    • We’ve Got You Covered!

      Rest assured that Bien dit!® addresses all of the language learning requirements for today’s French homeschool curriculum.

      21st Century skills

      21st Century Skills

      Students communicate in authentic contexts that empower them to not only learn French, but also to apply it to the world around them. News and Networking online gives students a path to global participation through a monitored space where they can post comments and read other comments from students around the world. Students can even publish their own articles on the site.

      International Baccalaureate

      International Baccalaureate

      Bien dit! provides the cultural context and opportunities for accurate communication that support students in the IB program. Performance Space, through which students complete book activities online, lets students instantly practice and record spoken assignments.

      Advanced Placement

      Advanced Placement®

      Throughout all levels of the program, solid foundational skills prepare students for success in AP® French. French Pre-AP® Activities at Level 3 accelerate practice and achievement.

    • Scope and Sequence

      The Scope and Sequence provides an overview of the concepts to be covered in a given period of time, as well as how those concepts are addressed over the series as a whole. Download a PDF to see the progression and order of topic introduction.

      Scope and Sequence (1.85 MB)

    • Table Of Contents

      Download a PDF to review the contents of the program.

      Level 1 (3.9 MB)

      Level 2 (2.38 MB)

      Level 3 (4.03 MB)

    • Correlations

      See how Bien dit!® aligns to the ACTFL National Standards.

    • Authors

      Meet the team that has made Bien dit!® a success.

  • Features

    Give students the ability—and confidence—to thrive in a multilingual world. Bien dit!® features a powerful blend of culture, instruction, and the latest technology, ensuring language that takes you there!

    Remarkable Culture

    Remarkable Culture

    Students are introduced to the diversity of the French-speaking world through culture that is presented in context alongside daily instruction. Resources such as News and Networking take students beyond the classroom and get them invested in culture.

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    Relevant Instruction

    Relevant Instruction

    Because every student learns differently, Bien dit! was built to make differentiating instruction seamless. Students drive their own practice through ample opportunities to learn at a self-determined level.

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    Real Interaction

    Real Interaction

    Through a wide variety of interaction, activities, and frequent recycling, Bien dit! gets students communicating. The latest interactive technology allows students to monitor their own progress and achieve greater results.

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    • Homeschool Package

      The Bien dit!® Homeschool Package consists of a Student Edition, an Interactive Online Student Edition, and Online Teacher Resources.

      The Student Edition presents materials in manageable lessons with frequent checkpoints, differentiated activities, and engaging practice options.

      The Interactive Online Student Edition includes:

      • Interactive textbook pages that allow students to submit oral, multiple-choice, and written responses to every activity in the book.
      • News + Networking provides high-interest cultural articles and videos.
      • Interactive Readers provide a variety of readings at various levels of difficulty.
      • Online activities and animations for additional interactive practice on the vocabulary and grammar.

      The Online Teacher Resources includes:

      • Interactive Teacher’s Edition
      • Vocabulary, Grammar, Reading, and Culture Worksheets
      • Audio program and songs
      • Assessments
    • Remarkable Culture

      Remarkable culture, focused and in-depth, is featured throughout Bien dit!® to provide students an authentic learning experience.

      News and Networking

      News and Networking provides access to high-interest articles and culture videos that are updated throughout the school year. From the Tour de France to the latest Daft Punk album, News and Networking provides current information that will get students communicating! Students can add comments that are monitored, submit their own articles for publication on the site, and get help from their Language Coach. Included in the Online Student Edition.


      The Culture features give students information and insight into French-speaking communities, as well as ways to connect to those communities.


      On-location Photos and Video

      Along with location-based instruction, photos and video provide information about specific regions and build students' understanding of the diverse cultures in the French-speaking world.

    • Relevant Instruction

      Every student is different, and Bien dit!® was built to make differentiating instruction seamless.

      French InterActive Reader

      The French InterActive Reader gives your students a variety of readings at various levels of difficultly. There is an emphasis on authentic and informational reading. The InterActive Reader includes prompts and questions that help students dive into the text for information and responses.

      French @HomeTutor online

      Fun digital actvities offer three levels of practice and immediate feedback for students.

      Relevant Instructions

      Differentiated Practice and Assessment

      The Differentiated Practice and Assessment provides two additional versions of the Cahier de vocabulaire et grammaire and Assessment Program, one for slower-paced learners and another for students who require additional challenge.

      Differentiated Practice and Assessment

      Lesson Planner with Differentiated Instruction

      Provides suggested activities for advanced learners, slower-paced learners, and students with specific learning needs.

    • Real Interaction

      Through a wide variety of interaction, activities, and frequent recycling, Bien dit!® gets students speaking faster than any other program.

      Performance Space

      Performance Space offers a one-to-one virtual environment where students record their answers for every activity in the textbook and in the Spanish InterActive Reader.

      Performance Space

      Student/Teacher Dashboards

      The Student and Teacher Dashboards are included with the Online Edition. These features provide at-a-glance portfolios of work and saved teacher feedback, and encourage greater student accountability.

      Student Dashboard

      Information Gap Activities

      Information gap activities in Activities for Communication guide students through paired conversations that make speaking fun!

      Information Gap Activities

  • Sample Now

    We are pleased to offer a preview of our Bien dit!® program. Download a PDF sampler of the level of your choice.

    Level 1 (4.43 MB)

    Level 2 (5.57 MB)

    Level 3 (4.07 MB)

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