Life X 3
Author: Yasmina Reza, Christopher Hampton
Publisher: Dramatists Play Service Inc
THE STORY: Henry and Sonia are having a difficult evening with Arnaud, their wakeful six-year-old son; but Henry has other worries. About to publish the results of two years' research on the flatness of galaxy halos, he's desperate to make a good i
Read & Think French
Author: The Editors of Think French! magazine
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Immerse yourself in the French language and culture Read & Think French is your ticket to building key French language skills. This book features 100-plus engaging, easy-to-read articles written by native French-speakers. Each article features a bilingual glossary on the same page that allows you to learn without stopping to look up new or unfamiliar words in a dictionary. As the you move through the book, you will gain confidence with the French language and build a vocabulary of key French words and phrases. Each chapter features several written exercises that reinforce new vocabulary and comprehension. The 70-minute companion audio CD features several of the articles read aloud by native-French speakers from various backgrounds giving you valuable practice in French listening skills. Read & Think French brings the culture of French-speaking countries to life! You will enjoy a travel narrative from Provence and a documentary on West Indies folk music as well as explore the geography of the French Alps and the streets of Montreal. Filled with engaging features such as a recipe for beigne de nos grand-mères canadiennes (traditional Canadian doughnuts), a primer on French business etiquette, a biography of French actor Mathieu Amalric, and a look at the tradition of lavender oil, perfumes, and soaps, this book gives you an insider look at French life and culture--while introducing you to 100s of new French words and phrases. Topics include: Culture; Voyages; Tradition; Célébration; Biographies; Musique et Art; Histoire; Géographie; Gastronomie; Coutumes
Add weight to your French verb choices without breaking your back(pack)! In one compact package, The Concise Blue Pocket Book of French Verbs provides 333 of the most important verbs in French in full conjugated form. Each verb is illustrated by example sentences, showing the verb in action. The top 33 verbs are broken down into groups according to key meanings, use with prepositions, and key idiomatic expressions. In addition, the Verb Index links over 2,300 verbs to the verb conjugations. Online you will find a companion website that provides you with extensive bonus content--more than 100 exercises that give you a dynamic way to build your mastery of the French verb system. Features A diagnostic test Audio exercises to improve your listening comprehension Additional exercises that focus on your idiomatic usage of verbs Audio recordings of example sentences to show the Top 30 verbs is use Traditional verb conjugations combined with online exercises + audio Topics include: French Tense Profiles; 333 Fully Conjugated Verbs; English-French Verb Index; Irregular Verb Form Index; French Verb Index
French Inside Out
Author: Henriette Walter
First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Winner of the 200 Grand Prix RTL-Lire and the Academie Francaise Short Story Award (2000) “Gavalda sees through ordinary appearances to people’s hidden longings. The characters in I Wish Someone Were Waiting for Me Somewhere . . . are graced (as is their author) with the Gallic virtues of dry wit and almost involuntary elegance . . . crystalline portraits of diverse human types, united in their solitude, fear of death, and search of love.” –Vogue “This collection of short stories is a pure diamond. Cutting humor . . . revealing an inner truth which makes them suddenly essential. What makes Gavalda so good is that she writes with both feet firmly planted in reality and yet hers is a sideways, caustic look at thing.” –Le Soir
Author: Josiane Labascoule, Philippe Liria, Maria Rita Rodriguez, S. L. Difusion, Corinne Royer
Sur le vif is a one-semester intermediate program that seeks to revive students' enthusiasm about communicating in French. Part I, for classroom use, contains Francophone readings and activities, and Part II is a grammar review section for out-of class use. This second edition contains revised readings, new pre- and post-reading activities to improve access to challenging readings, revised student activities for optimum in - class use, and new mechanical exercises in the workbook. New annotations in the IAE make Sur le vif 2/e even easier for the novice teacher to work with.
La Fugue de Bach
Author: McGraw-Hill, Glencoe
A French reader for intermediate students La Fugue de Bach (Lango and Bouotégége) is a mystery reader designed to motivate students to read in French. The story takes place in Geneva, where a prima ballerina has been found murdered before one of the most important performances of her life. This reader is softcover, 6” × 9”, and 128 pages in length.