Synopses & Reviews
Speak French like a Parisian ... Includes a CD!
As the second most spoken language in the world after English, French continues to be among the most popular foreign languages for native English speakers. This helpful guide focuses on more academic topics, such as verb tenses, in useful travel-themed chapters dealing with everything from renting a car to visiting a doctor.
? Includes a new CD that can be used with or without the book
? Contains entire chapters on idioms, gender, and weather not offered in competitors' books
? French as a foreign language is the second most frequently taught and spoken in the world after English
These back-to-basics guides are much more than phrase books -- they offer a quick and effective method for learning grammar and pronunciation that gets results fast. Gone are the days of rote memorization and endless drills The exercises in these guides are designed to be both practical and fun. Also included are delightful cultural tidbits and annotated tickets and business documents that will help travelers and others cope in a foreign language.
About the Author
Gail Stein is the author of over 27 books on foreign languages, including The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Learning Spanish, French at a Glance, and The Traveler’s Phrase Book.