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Using the stories that our faces, appearance, and gestures tell, French in Your Face helps you learn and remember essential French vocabulary and everyday expressions relating to personality, attitudes, moods, and emotions. This hugely entertaining book is packed with illustrations that will tickle your funny bone and fine-tune your ability to communicate, face-to-face, in French.
The Dictionary of Louisiana French (DLF) provides the richest inventory of French vocabulary in Louisiana and reflects precisely the speech of the period from 1930 to the present. This dictionary describes the current usage of French-speaking peoples in the five broad regions of South Louisiana: the coastal marshes, the banks of the Mississippi River, the central area, the north, and the western prairie.
Sharpen your FRENCH grammar with skill-building exercises
If you want to be proficient in French, you eventually have to master its grammar. The best way to perfect your grammar skills is through drills, drills, and more drills. Covering all facets of French grammar–from prepositions and pronouns to verbal forms and tenses–French Grammar Drills helps you learn often-perplexing topics through hands-on experience.
This edition features:
More than 175 exercises that demonstrate how the French grammar system works
Authentic examples that illustrate correct grammar usage
A new review section to reinforce your learning
An answer key to give you immediate clarification on any concept
Indefinite and definite articles * Demonstrative adjectives* Possessive pronouns * Conjunctions * Imparfait and passe compose * Verbal expressions and idioms * and more
‘Easy French Step-by-Step’ proves that a solid grounding in grammar basics is the key to mastering a second language. You are quickly introduced to grammatical rules and concepts in order of importance, which you can build on as you progress through the book. You will also learn more than 300 verbs, chosen by their frequency of use. Numerous exercises and engaging readings help you quickly build your speaking and comprehension prowess.
Immerse yourself in French readings and build your comprehension skillsUsing authentic texts from French-speaking cultures, Practice Makes Perfect: French Reading and Comprehension enables you to enhance your vocabulary with new terms and expressions. Each unit features authentic French-language material–newspaper and magazine articles, websites, and more–giving you a real taste of how the language is used, as well as insights into theFrancophone culture. Word lists and grammar sections specific to the readings support your learning along the way.L
MAIS OUI! has been upgraded to an ENHANCED fourth edition. MAIS OUI! is now completely integrated with its very own iLrn™: Learning Center course (an all-in-one online solution for the introductory French course). The MAIS OUI! iLrn™ will provide learners with everything needed to master the skills and concepts of introductory French. The dynamic audio- and video-enhanced learning environment includes an audio-enhanced eBook with integrated activities, companion videos, an interactive voiceboard, an online workbook and lab manual with audio, interactive enrichment activities, diagnostic activities that generate a personalized study plan, and access to a variety of online tutorial services.
Immerse yourself in the France of today with LA FRANCE CONTEMPORAINE! The text will improve your understanding of the Francophone world and your communication in French, using up-to-date information on the political, social, technological, economic, and rich cultural forces that affect this fascinating country and its people. End-of-chapter comprehension and discussion activities, sample quizzes, and an integrated companion website help you master the material and fully appreciate everything that makes France French.
Designed specifically for one-semester intermediate French programs, SUR LE VIF offers a contextualized review of the fundamentals, adding just enough new material to expand the language skills of French learners without overwhelming them. The textbook is divided into an in-class conversation manual and an out-of-class grammar reference, giving the flexibility to choose among readings, activities, and grammar practice to meet the varied needs of intermediate students. In nine short chapters, SUR LE VIF encompasses a full-length intermediate course with its provocative readings, active grammar review, and updated cultural notes.
One of the greatest challenges in learning a language is mastering verb conjugations. The books in the unique Language Verb Drill series make it easier than ever for learners to meet that challenge. Drilling, whether it’s for learning a musical instrument, a sport, or a language, is an essential part of a sound education because repeated, concentrated practice makes specialized skills become second nature.
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