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Colloquial French

The Complete Course for Beginners, 3rd Edition

By Valérie Demouy, Alan Moys

Routledge – 2007 – 8 pages

Series: Colloquial Series

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    978-0-415-34013-7
    December 7th 2005
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Description

COLLOQUIAL FRENCH is easy to use and completely up to date!

Specially written by experienced teachers for self-study or class use, the course offers a step-by-step approach to written and spoken French. No prior knowledge of the language is required.

What makes COLLOQUIAL FRENCH your best choice in personal language learning?

Interactive – lots of exercises for regular practice

Clear – concise grammar notes

Practical – useful vocabulary and pronunciation guide

Complete – including answer key and reference section

Whether you're a business traveller, or about to take up a daring challenge in adventure tourism, you may be studying to teach or even looking forward to a holiday - if you'd like to get up and running with French this rewarding course will take you from complete beginner to confidently putting your language skills to use in a wide range of everyday situations

Course components:

The complete course comprises the book and audio materials. These are available to purchase separately in paperback, ebook, CD and MP3 format. The paperback and CDs can also be purchased together in the great-value Colloquials pack.

Paperback: 978-0-415-34013-7 (please note this does not include the audio)

CDs:978-0-415-34014-4

EBook: 978-0-203-46220-1 (please note this does not include the audio)

MP3s: 978-0-415-47091-9 (available from http://www.ebookstore.tandf.co.uk/html/)

Pack: 978-0-415-43163-7 (paperback and CDs)

Contents

Contents

Acknowledgements

Introduction

Pronunciation Guide

Unit 1 Premiers contacts

First contacts

Unit 2 Dans la ville

In town

Unit 3 Manger et boire

Food and drink

Unit 4 Rencontres

Meeting people

Unit 5 Projets de vacances

Holiday plans

Unit 6 Faire ses courses

Shopping

Unit 7 Planifier un voyage d’affaires

Planning a business trip

Unit 8 Quel voyage!

What a journey!

Unit 9 On s’amuse bien.

We are enjoying ourselves

Unit 10 A Paris

In Paris

Unit 11 Problèmes de santé

Health problems

Unit 12 Souvenirs

Memories

Unit 13 Rendez-vous et invitations

Appointments and invitations

Unit 14 Un week-end à cuisiner

A weekend spent cooking

Unit 15 Vêtements et chaussures

Clothes and shoes

Unit 16 On cherche une maison.

Looking for a house

Unit 17 On discute de la maison.

Talking about the house

Unit 18 Négotiations

Negotiations

Key to Exercises

Reference grammar

French-English Glossary

Indexes

Author Bio

Valérie Demouy completed her M.A. in teching French at the University of Pau in France. While teaching French in various British institutions, she developed a strong interest in beginner and intermediate levels. She is currently a Lecturer in French at the Open University, UK, where she has contributed significantly to the new beginners course.

Sample Audio

Listen to Sample Audio For The Course:

If you’re thinking about buying this course, why not listen to the audio tracks below for a taster?

These are samples from the audio CD, to accompany this paperback, or included in our great value Colloquial Pack.

Unit 1: Dialogue 1

Unit 1: Language Point

Name: Colloquial French: The Complete Course for Beginners, 3rd Edition (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: By Valérie Demouy, Alan Moys. COLLOQUIAL FRENCH is easy to use and completely up to date! Specially written by experienced teachers for self-study or class use, the course offers a step-by-step approach to written and spoken French. No prior knowledge of the language is...
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