Synopses & Reviews
Teach Yourself takes the pain out of picking up the French language
Get Started in French requires no prior experience in the language and gives you the opportunity to study at a reasonable, steady pace. This course makes the process nearly painless--it is written in a friendly and supportive tone, and the structure offers you plenty of opportunities for self-practice. You are in control of your learning experience, so you never feel overwhelmed or rushed.
This practical course introduces the new language without inundating you and includes dialogues and exercises, a helpful pronunciation section, manageable lists of practical vocabulary, a glossary of grammar terms, and more. The audio package features 120 minutes of recordings, enhancing your comprehension of the book's dialogues and exercises and improving your pronunciation.
Features: Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience Tests in the book to keep track of your progress
About the Author
Dr. Catrine Carpenter was born and educated in France and now teaches French at university level.
Table of Contents
About the course / Pronunciation guide / 1 Hello / 2 How much is it? / 3 My name is… and you? / 4 Where do you live? / 5 What time is it? / 6 The way to… ? / 7 What is it like? / 8 Do you like sport? / 9 What should I do? / 10 In the future / 11 Shopping / 12 Resting, sleeping / 13 Eating and drinking well / 14 Public transport / 15 Sightseeing / 16 Going out / 17 Safe journey / 18 Money / 19 Troubleshooting / Taking it further / Self-assessment tests / Key to the exercises and tests / Numbers / Rôle-play scripts / French-English vocabulary / English-French vocabulary / Index