The Complete Course for Beginners, 3rd Edition
Routledge – 2007 – 8 pages
Series: Colloquial Series
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
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)
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)
For the eBook and MP3 pack, please find instructions on how to access the supplementary content for this title in the Prelims section.
Unit 1 Premiers contacts
Unit 2 Dans la ville
Unit 3 Manger et boire
Food and drink
Unit 4 Rencontres
Unit 5 Projets de vacances
Unit 6 Faire ses courses
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
Unit 11 Problèmes de santé
Unit 12 Souvenirs
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
Key to Exercises
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.