French: A Self-Teaching Guide by Suzanne A. Hershfield-HaimsFrench: A Self-Teaching Guide by Suzanne A. Hershfield-Haims

French: A Self-Teaching Guide

bySuzanne A. Hershfield-Haims

Paperback | June 15, 2000

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Learn to speak French like a native with this essential guide

Now you can teach yourself how to speak, write, and read French in just 15 easy-to-follow lessons. Perfect for students, travelers, and Francophiles, this new and revised edition of French: A Self-Teaching Guide helps you master the language at your own pace by taking the mystery out of grammar, common usage, and pronunciation with updated lessons and plenty of self-tests. Focusing on the most frequently used words in the language, this fascinating volume shows you how to enrich your French vocabulary by over 2,000 words--without having to resort to monotonous memorization exercises.More than just a language guide, French: A Self-Teaching Guide provides intriguing information on French culture, local customs, and current trends. It also features a special computer section, which includes a drawing of computer parts accompanied by their names--in French and English. Packed with review tests to measure progress, special drills to reinforce new material, and exercises to help you practice your newfound skills, this is the ideal companion for anyone who has ever wanted to learn French--or brush up on their skills--the easy way.
SUZANNE A. HERSHFIELD-HAIMS, Ph.D., is a French native and an independent language consultant. She has extensive experience teaching French and has trained foreign language teachers and developed many French language study programs for univeristies. She earned her Ph.D. in French and African Literature from Syracuse University.
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Title:French: A Self-Teaching GuideFormat:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 9.24 × 7.54 × 0.66 inPublished:June 15, 2000Publisher:WileyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0471369586

ISBN - 13:9780471369585

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Table of Contents

Basic Expressions.

Au Restaurant (At the Restaurant).

Au Grand Magasin (At the Department Store).

A L'Aeroport (At the Airport).

La Famille (The Family).

A L'Hotel (At the Hotel).

Une Fete D'Anniversaire (A Birthday Party).

L'Epicerie Du Coin (The Corner Grocery Store).

A La Banque (At the Bank).

A La Gare (At the Railroad Station).

Les Parties Du Corps (Parts of the Body).

A La Pharmacie (At the Drugstore).

La Voiture (The Automobile).

L'Ordinateur Et Les Peripheriques (The Computer and the Peripherals).

Mots Apparentes Et Faux Amis (Cognates and False Friends).

Appendices.

French-English Vocabulary.

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Do you want to learn to speak French but don’t want to pay for an expensive course you’re too busy to attend anyway? French: A Self-Teaching Guide helps you learn the basic skills you need to read, write, speak and understand the language. Fifteen chapters will teach you more than 2,000 words and include clear and comprehensive lessons that will teach you vocabulary and grammar basics so you can communicate in French. Notes on culture will prove beneficial while traveling in French-speaking countries.