Media Praise & Parent Comments

Media Praise Over the Years


François Thibaut teaches children how to speak French. His…enthusiasm for what he is teaching is legendary…
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There’s a world of difference between teaching young children a language with methods designed for them, such as the Thibaut Technique, and teaching them with methods adapted from lessons for adults…
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Professor Toto is a system of lively, colorful animated characters who engage children through appealing foreign language stories and lively play that encourages students to sing songs and answer question…
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Because Professor Toto and his funny characters make children laugh, they pay attention and learn…
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In Manhattan’s Upper East Side, well-to-do parents line up around the block to enroll their infants and toddlers in François Thibaut’s Language classes…
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Once our daughter got past her initial confusion of a Spanish-only setting, she was engaged by the fast-paced, lively class…Read more

…Visual and musical animations, interactive and dynamic conception, and pedagogy is present in a playful way in a colorful and funny world…
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After viewing a segment in Mandarin, then replaying that same portion in English, she viewed both with quiet, receptive attention….
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François Thibaut shows that tots can learn foreign languages even before they can speak. Thibaut teaches vocabulary with art that makes the child laugh…
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Early learning is thriving in New York. It sounds like beginner’s French, the only difference is that the students have not yet learned how to speak…
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Professor Toto!: Check it out!
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I think that more and more parents realize that today we are living in a global world. It is extremely important to be able to speak at least two languages, preferably three or more..
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What Our Parents Are Saying…

Ms. Hendricks

We immediately sat down with Hannah to watch it, and she was totally absorbed and repeated quite a few words with excellent pronunciation… these videos are great!

Craig T. Galle, Esq.

This product holds children's interest - my 2 year old and 8 year old both like it. They learn without paperwork and studying - just enjoying.

Mr. & Mrs. Goodstein

Marley repeats the words from "Sing and Learn" and points to her body parts with "Las partes del cuerpo". I am so happy there is a decent Spanish language product. I love the accompanying printable materials and I love the animation. The story is fun, cute and engaging. The songs are fun.

Mr. & Mrs. Ashkinazy

Our daughter Danielle loves the Professor Toto program. She wakes up in the morning and asks to watch it everyday. As she watches the program she repeats the words and sings to the songs. When we take Danielle on car trips, she asks to listen to the Professor Toto songs in the car.

E.K., OH
HOMESCHOOL.COM Award Winning Parent

Before we turn on the computer, Logan quickly puts in his request, "Toto, Toto!" From the moment the first notes of the opening song he is hooked. Very often he is too excited to sit down….. Even after viewing the videos many times, he still waits in anticipation for each segment.

Mr & Mrs. Meltzer

It is the first program that my daughter has requested in another language.

Mr. & Mrs. Hartman

The interplay in these videos between conversation and song is spellbinding.

Mrs. Benton

The songs are lively and do not condescend as most children's material seems to do. Both of my children ask for these materials over and over again.

Mrs. Bargeburhr

Lucas enjoys the transition with the bus arriving at the tunnel. He likes learning things in Spanish that he uses everyday - numbers, colors, animals, the kitchen, bathroom, bedroom. He LOVES the music!!!

Mrs. Cary

I would definitely recommend Professor Toto - it's a very comprehensive way to teach everyday vocabulary and grammar. Professor Toto helps to make French an everyday experience for my daughter.

Mrs. Pilblad

Lily enjoys watching the videos and listening to the songs. She considers it a treat so we watch or listen very often (together). I like the fact that the materials are fun and educational so Lily learns and has fun at the same time.

Mrs. Gabay

Full immersion in the language is the best way to learn! The only way to learn a language at a young age is to completely immerse the child in that language. Alexander loves the songs. It is very well done.

Heidi Spietz
(American Montessori Consulting)

I was privileged to field test the products … the short spurt lessons follow the best practices for second language acquisition…