We had Monsieur et Madame Thibaut et ses enfants Paul et Catherine. Monsieur Thibaut est ingenieur.
More importantly, they drove a voiture, a word I never heard when I visited Paris. So, 10 years out of date, perhaps. I don't recall a TV in their house.
Filmstrips and an audio tape. Ecoutez, et repetez!
Having spent 3 years in French-peaking Brussels as a tike probably helped a lot. I took French classes from 6th grade through my first year at university. I can still read it and understand it 50 years later.