Francesca Pursell is a graduate from the University of Leeds where she gained a Master's Degree in Cultural Studies. From there, she began a teaching career, specialising in Early Years and Primary Teaching. After leaving work to raise her children, she discovered a passion for learning languages and started speaking to her children in French. From her experiences of speaking French to her children, she began to create the resources for parents who wanted to help their own children learn French, but who were not fluent speakers themselves. Her language adventures began with French and she has recently begun to learn Welsh. She is continually finding new ways of incorporating French into family life.