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Access French 2: An Intermediate Language Course (BK)

by Bernard Grosz

Access French 2 consolidates previous language skills, using the familiar framework of Language Focus panels, learning tips and assessment checklists. It looks at different topic areas in greater depth and goes on to cover more practical matters such as dealing with your finances, methods of communication, buying a property in France and the world of work. A wide range of activities based on realistic resources and situations affords plenty of opportunities for reading and writing authentic French, enabling learners to communicate at a higher level. Each of the 10 units begins with a variety of revision activities and there is frequent consolidation of important grammar points, giving learners the confidence to move forward. Units end with a Découverte de la Francophonie section exploring the customs and traditions of French-speaking countries.Access French 2 covers all the necessary topics, grammar and vocabulary for GCSE, LLAS OCR Intermediate Level (the new Language Ladder scheme) and Level 2 (National Language Standards).Students who have completed the course will have achieved the necessary entry requirements for AS and DELF level.

Access French 2: An Intermediate Language Course (BK)

by Bernard Grosz

Access French 2 consolidates previous language skills, using the familiar framework of Language Focus panels, learning tips and assessment checklists. It looks at different topic areas in greater depth and goes on to cover more practical matters such as dealing with your finances, methods of communication, buying a property in France and the world of work. A wide range of activities based on realistic resources and situations affords plenty of opportunities for reading and writing authentic French, enabling learners to communicate at a higher level. Each of the 10 units begins with a variety of revision activities and there is frequent consolidation of important grammar points, giving learners the confidence to move forward. Units end with a Découverte de la Francophonie section exploring the customs and traditions of French-speaking countries.Access French 2 covers all the necessary topics, grammar and vocabulary for GCSE, LLAS OCR Intermediate Level (the new Language Ladder scheme) and Level 2 (National Language Standards).Students who have completed the course will have achieved the necessary entry requirements for AS and DELF level.

Access French: Student Book

by Bernard Grosz Henriette Harnisch

Access is the major new language series designed with the needs of today's generation of students firmly in mind. Whether learning for leisure or business purposes or working towards a curriculum qualification, Access French is specially designed for adults of all ages and gives students a thorough grounding in all the skills required to understand, speak, read and write contemporary French from scratch.The coursebook consists of 10 units covering different topic areas, each of which includes Language Focus panels explaining the structures covered and a comprehensive glossary. Learning tips and assessment checklists help students to achieve a sense of autonomy while at the end of each unit, a Découverte de la Francophonie section presents short texts of cultural interest. Numerous references to web-based activities, which will be an invaluable support to students' learning, add significantly to the course. The accompanying free Website gives direct access to additional internet-based activities for students, plus teacher support and guidance.

Access French: Student Book

by Bernard Grosz Henriette Harnisch

Access is the major new language series designed with the needs of today's generation of students firmly in mind. Whether learning for leisure or business purposes or working towards a curriculum qualification, Access French is specially designed for adults of all ages and gives students a thorough grounding in all the skills required to understand, speak, read and write contemporary French from scratch.The coursebook consists of 10 units covering different topic areas, each of which includes Language Focus panels explaining the structures covered and a comprehensive glossary. Learning tips and assessment checklists help students to achieve a sense of autonomy while at the end of each unit, a Découverte de la Francophonie section presents short texts of cultural interest. Numerous references to web-based activities, which will be an invaluable support to students' learning, add significantly to the course. The accompanying free Website gives direct access to additional internet-based activities for students, plus teacher support and guidance.

CfE Higher French: Success Guide (PDF)

by Robert Kirk Leckie Leckie Staff Collins Uk Staff

Exam Board: SQA Level: Higher Subject: French First Teaching: 2014, First Exam: 2015 Prepare to excel in your CfE Higher SQA exam with this Success Guide – the first choice for Scottish students! Prepare to excel in your CfE Higher French SQA examination with this Success Guide – the first choice for successful Scottish students! Success Guides really work because: • Topics in user-friendly sections help you plan your revision in bite-sized chunks • Quick Tests provide the practice that experts say is essential for effective recall • Top tips throughout ensure you know what the examiner will be looking for • Detailed guidance on the exam and Assignment will ensure that you know exactly what you need to do in the assessments • Examples throughout explain new ideas clearly

CfE Higher French: Success Guide (PDF)

by Robert Kirk Leckie Leckie Staff Collins Uk Staff

Exam Board: SQA Level: Higher Subject: French First Teaching: 2014, First Exam: 2015 Prepare to excel in your CfE Higher SQA exam with this Success Guide – the first choice for Scottish students! Prepare to excel in your CfE Higher French SQA examination with this Success Guide – the first choice for successful Scottish students! Success Guides really work because: • Topics in user-friendly sections help you plan your revision in bite-sized chunks • Quick Tests provide the practice that experts say is essential for effective recall • Top tips throughout ensure you know what the examiner will be looking for • Detailed guidance on the exam and Assignment will ensure that you know exactly what you need to do in the assessments • Examples throughout explain new ideas clearly

Collins French Dictionary (PDF)

by Collins Dictionaries Staff

A modern French Dictionary offering excellent coverage of today's French language, culture and usage. Clear presentation and colour make it easy to use and its handy format and durability make it your ideal companion at home, school or on your travels. Features include: âe¢ All the latest words in both languages, such as downloadable, Wi-Fi in English, and empreinte écologique, podcaster in French âe¢ Full GCSE coverage âe¢ An in-depth and up-to-date supplement with information about France, its people and its language to help you take your learning to the next level âe¢ Help with French verbs âe¢ Clear, colour layout, useful examples, language and cultural notes Designed to give travellers, business people and the general user alike all the information they need in a portable, hard-wearing format. It includes all the latest words reflecting changes in modern lifestyle, as well as all the features you would expect from a Collins dictionary: an easy-to-read colour layout, special treatment of key words such as can, that, mettre, que, notes about life in French-speaking countries and warnings on commonly confused words. An in-depth and up-to-date supplement helps you to develop your knowledge of French and your confidence in the language, with a section on common translation difficulties to guide you. There is information on pronunciation and improving your fluency, as well as the words and phrases you will need in different situations, like sending an email or making a phone call. The supplement also gives you an insight into France, its people and other French-speaking countries. Verb tables show all verb forms for the most common French verbs and give examples of how these are used.

Collins Pocket — COLLINS POCKET FRENCH DICTIONARY [6th edition] (PDF)

by Collins

Features include: All the latest words in both languages, such as downloadable, Wi-Fi in English, and empreinte écologique, podcaster in French Full GCSE coverage An in-depth and up-to-date supplement with information about France, its people and its language to help you take your learning to the next level Help with French verbs Clear, colour layout, useful examples, language and cultural notes COLLINS POCKET FRENCH DICTIONARYhas been designed to give travellers, business people and the general user alike all the information they need in a portable, hard-wearing format. It includes all the latest words reflecting changes in modern lifestyle, as well as all the features you would expect from a Collins dictionary: an easy-to-read colour layout, special treatment of key words such as can, that, mettre, que, notes about life in French-speaking countries and warnings on commonly confused words. An in-depth and up-to-date supplement helps you to develop your knowledge of French and your confidence in the language, with a section on common translation difficulties to guide you. There is information on pronunciation and improving your fluency, as well as the words and phrases you will need in different situations, like sending email or making a phone call. The supplement also gives you an insight into France its people and other French-speaking countries. Verb tables show all verb forms for the most common French verbs and give examples of how these are used. Also available in the Collins French dictionary range are Collins French School Dictionary, Collins Easy Learning French Dictionary, Collins French Dictionary & Grammar and Collins French Phrasebooks for mobile phone and iPod

Collins Robert French Dictionary (PDF)

by Collins Dictionaries

The world's leading French-English dictionary, a joint collaboration between Collins and Le Robert, now revised and updated to cover all the latest vocabulary in both languages. The perfect dictionary for advanced learners of French. With over 310,000 words, meanings and phrases and 500,000 translations. This tenth edition of the market-leading Collins Robert French dictionary uses Collins' and Le Robert's unique multi-million word databases of contemporary English and French to ensure that the user has the most complete and accurate picture of real language available today. The dictionary is ideal for advanced learners and professionals using French. This edition has been revised to include all the latest vocabulary from a wide range of fields, including new additions from the fields of the Internet, the environment and economics. Culture boxes explain the origins of phrases from literature, film and popular culture to aid translation and improve your understanding of French popular culture. Long and complex entries benefit from a clear structure and layout, with key phrases, idioms and set grammatical structures highlighted. Acclaimed Language in Use supplement contains hundreds of examples of usage in real-life contexts such as essay writing, email and telephone conversations to help you use French fluently and naturally. Includes detailed colour maps of the English and French-speaking worlds.

De la Terre à la Lune

by Jules Verne

It tells the story of the Baltimore Gun Club, a post-American Civil War society of weapons enthusiasts, and their attempts to build an enormous sky-facing Columbiad space gun and launch three people—the Gun Club's president, his Philadelphian armor-making rival, and a French poet—in a projectile with the goal of a moon landing.

Du côté de chez Swann

by Marcel Proust

Du cote de chez Swann is the first volume of the novel by Marcel Proust , In Search of Lost Time . It consists of three parts, the titles are: Combray Swann in Love Country names: the name .

Essential French Grammar

by Mike Thacker Casimir D'Angelo

Essential French Grammar is an innovative reference grammar and workbook for intermediate and advanced undergraduate students of French (CEFR levels B2 to C1). Its clear explanations of grammar are supported by contemporary examples and lively cartoon drawings. Each chapter contains:* real-life language examples in French, with English translations* a 'key points' box and tables that summarise grammar concepts* a variety of exercises to reinforce learning* a contemporary primary source or literary extract to illustrate grammar in context.To aid your understanding, this book also contains a glossary of grammatical terms in French and English, useful verb tables and a key to the exercises.Together, these features all help you to grasp complex points of grammar and develop your French language skills.

Essential French Grammar

by Mike Thacker Casimir D'Angelo

Essential French Grammar is an innovative reference grammar and workbook for intermediate and advanced undergraduate students of French (CEFR levels B2 to C1). Its clear explanations of grammar are supported by contemporary examples and lively cartoon drawings. Each chapter contains:* real-life language examples in French, with English translations* a 'key points' box and tables that summarise grammar concepts* a variety of exercises to reinforce learning* a contemporary primary source or literary extract to illustrate grammar in context.To aid your understanding, this book also contains a glossary of grammatical terms in French and English, useful verb tables and a key to the exercises.Together, these features all help you to grasp complex points of grammar and develop your French language skills.

Exploring the French Language

by Nigel Armstrong R Lodge Jane Shelton Yvette Ellis

Do you know what 'verlan' or French 'backslang' is? Was President Mitterand 'câblé'? The French language is more than just a tool for communication; it has a crucial role to play in how native speakers of French think about the world and about themselves and their culture. This book helps students develop a systematic 'linguistic' approach to French. It covers the core topics, ranging from the structure and sounds of the language to discourse and everyday conversation. No previous knowledge of linguistics is assumed and a glossary of technical terms and many exercises and activities help reinforce key points. Students will find that their understanding and enjoyment of the French language is greatly enhanced by this book.

Exploring the French Language

by Nigel Armstrong R Lodge Jane Shelton Yvette Ellis

Do you know what 'verlan' or French 'backslang' is? Was President Mitterand 'câblé'? The French language is more than just a tool for communication; it has a crucial role to play in how native speakers of French think about the world and about themselves and their culture. This book helps students develop a systematic 'linguistic' approach to French. It covers the core topics, ranging from the structure and sounds of the language to discourse and everyday conversation. No previous knowledge of linguistics is assumed and a glossary of technical terms and many exercises and activities help reinforce key points. Students will find that their understanding and enjoyment of the French language is greatly enhanced by this book.

Francophone Postcolonial Studies: A critical introduction

by David Murphy Charles Forsdick

This landmark text constitutes the first comprehensive overview of Francophone Postcolonial Studies. Moving away from reductive geographical or linguistic surveys of the Francophone world, this collection of original essays provides a thematic discussion of the complex historical, political and cultural links between France and its former colonies. Providing a theoretical framework for postcolonial criticism of the field, it also aims to trigger a genuine dialogue between Francophone and Anglophone scholars of postcolonialism.Part I provides a historical overview, from the eighteenth to the twentieth century, addressing issues of colonialism, slavery and exoticism. Part II looks at language issues and discusses France's belief in the universality of its language and culture and the postcolonial challenges to that view. Part III discusses issues of diversity and multiculturalism in contemporary Francophone cultures. Part IV concludes with an analysis of the French-language contribution to postcolonialism as well as an examination of Francophone postcolonial thought and culture in the principal areas of the French-speaking world.Edited by two of the up-and-coming names in Francophone Postcolonial Studies, the collection includes contributions from an international team including some of the world's leading scholars in the field.

Francophone Postcolonial Studies: A critical introduction

by David Murphy Charles Forsdick

This landmark text constitutes the first comprehensive overview of Francophone Postcolonial Studies. Moving away from reductive geographical or linguistic surveys of the Francophone world, this collection of original essays provides a thematic discussion of the complex historical, political and cultural links between France and its former colonies. Providing a theoretical framework for postcolonial criticism of the field, it also aims to trigger a genuine dialogue between Francophone and Anglophone scholars of postcolonialism.Part I provides a historical overview, from the eighteenth to the twentieth century, addressing issues of colonialism, slavery and exoticism. Part II looks at language issues and discusses France's belief in the universality of its language and culture and the postcolonial challenges to that view. Part III discusses issues of diversity and multiculturalism in contemporary Francophone cultures. Part IV concludes with an analysis of the French-language contribution to postcolonialism as well as an examination of Francophone postcolonial thought and culture in the principal areas of the French-speaking world.Edited by two of the up-and-coming names in Francophone Postcolonial Studies, the collection includes contributions from an international team including some of the world's leading scholars in the field.

Francotheque: A resource for French studies

by Open University Open University

"Francotheque" seeks to provide a French-language resource for undergraduate students of French. Direct access to contemporary French culture and society is offered through carefully selected authentic texts and a comprehensive overview of France and the French is provided under six broad headings - history, multicultural society, media, the arts, science and technology, the Francophone world - through press articles, historical documents, photographs, posters, advertisements, statistics, poems and songs. Each section starts with an introduction. The authentic texts are accompanied by vocabulary notes, and where appropriate, explanations filling in cultural background. One of the features of the book is the "sujets de reflexion", which provide pre-reading stimulus, thus suggesting a particular context of focus from which to approach many of the contexts.

Francotheque: A resource for French studies

by Open University Open University

"Francotheque" seeks to provide a French-language resource for undergraduate students of French. Direct access to contemporary French culture and society is offered through carefully selected authentic texts and a comprehensive overview of France and the French is provided under six broad headings - history, multicultural society, media, the arts, science and technology, the Francophone world - through press articles, historical documents, photographs, posters, advertisements, statistics, poems and songs. Each section starts with an introduction. The authentic texts are accompanied by vocabulary notes, and where appropriate, explanations filling in cultural background. One of the features of the book is the "sujets de reflexion", which provide pre-reading stimulus, thus suggesting a particular context of focus from which to approach many of the contexts.

French for Common Entrance 13+ Revision Guide (PDF)

by James Savile

French Revision Guide 13+ is essential reading for any pupil approaching the French ISEB Common Entrance exam at 13+ at Level 1 or 2. It covers all aspects of the exam (Reading, Writing, Speaking & Listening) with helpful advice on what to expect and how to prepare. This book is ideal for use in conjunction with French Vocabulary for Key Stage 3 and Common Entrance

French Grammar and Usage

by Roger Hawkins Richard Towell

Long trusted as the most comprehensive, up-to-date and user-friendly grammar available, French Grammar and Usage is a complete guide to French as it is written and spoken today. It includes clear descriptions of all the main grammatical phenomena of French, and their use, illustrated by numerous examples taken from contemporary French, and distinguishes the most common forms of usage, both formal and informal. Key features include: Comprehensive content, covering all the major structures of contemporary French User-friendly organisation offering easy-to-find sections with cross-referencing and indexes of English words, French words and grammatical terms Clear and illuminating examples help students at all stage of their degree Useful indications of what cannot be said as well as what can Revised and updated throughout, this new edition offers updated examples to reflect current usage, new headers to include chapter number and section parts as well as enhanced cross-referencing for easier reference and expanded and more nuanced explanations of notoriously difficult points of grammar. The combination of reference grammar and manual of current usage is an invaluable resource for students and teachers of French at the intermediate to advanced levels. This Grammar is accompanied by the Practising French Grammar: A Workbook (ISBN 978-1-13-885119-1) which features related exercises and activities and a companion website offering additional resources at www.routledge.com/cw/hawkins .

French Grammar and Usage

by Roger Hawkins Richard Towell

Long trusted as the most comprehensive, up-to-date and user-friendly grammar available, French Grammar and Usage is a complete guide to French as it is written and spoken today. It includes clear descriptions of all the main grammatical phenomena of French, and their use, illustrated by numerous examples taken from contemporary French, and distinguishes the most common forms of usage, both formal and informal. Key features include: Comprehensive content, covering all the major structures of contemporary French User-friendly organisation offering easy-to-find sections with cross-referencing and indexes of English words, French words and grammatical terms Clear and illuminating examples help students at all stage of their degree Useful indications of what cannot be said as well as what can Revised and updated throughout, this new edition offers updated examples to reflect current usage, new headers to include chapter number and section parts as well as enhanced cross-referencing for easier reference and expanded and more nuanced explanations of notoriously difficult points of grammar. The combination of reference grammar and manual of current usage is an invaluable resource for students and teachers of French at the intermediate to advanced levels. This Grammar is accompanied by the Practising French Grammar: A Workbook (ISBN 978-1-13-885119-1) which features related exercises and activities and a companion website offering additional resources at www.routledge.com/cw/hawkins .

French Grammar in Context

by Margaret Jubb Annie Rouxeville

First published in 2014. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

French Grammar in Context: Analysis And Practice (A\hodder Arnold Publication)

by Margaret Jubb Annie Rouxeville

First published in 2014. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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