Breaking the Barrier Releases New French iBooks Textbooks

 Series raises the bar for digital language learning

Groton, MASept. 1, 2015Breaking the Barrier, Inc., a global leader in print and digital language learning, today announced the 2015 Breaking the French Barrier series of iBooks textbooks is now available for download on Apple’s iBooks Store. The new release includes a video introduction to each chapter by Series Editor John Conner. Audio recordings of native speakers, produced in one of Europe’s top recording studios, accompany each sample sentence.

The 2015 series also introduces a new feature, Voyons Voir, virtual blackboard lessons that highlight key grammatical points. Motion graphics along with authentic voices richly illustrate all concepts.

Cultural information has been meticulously updated, including sites of interest and biographies. An updated vocabulary feature combines photos, audio, and text into a digital flashcard experience that makes words come to life.  Each multitouch iBooks textbook has numerous practice exercises with hundreds of interactive activities throughout.

“We believe that the 2015 Breaking the French Barrier truly raises the bar for digital language learning, and at the current price of $14.99 per title, there is simply no better value on earth for learning language,” said John Conner, Breaking the Barrier CEO and Series Editor.

French teacher Elizabeth Hunter added, “I’m a huge fan of the Breaking the Barrier curriculum and have recommended it to many. I’m now even more impressed with Breaking the Barrier and its approach because I see amazing progress this year in my second year students!”

About Breaking the Barrier, Inc.

Founded in 1997 by educators, Breaking the Barrier is a global leader in print and digital language learning. Featuring instruction in Spanish, French, and English, Breaking the Barrier offers students the fastest path to true language fluency. For more information visit