Foreign Language Study

Better Reading French

Author: Annie Heminway

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN:

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 256

View: 943

New reading series brings foreign language acquisition into the 21st century While the world produces more and more reading material each year, from magazines to newspapers to websites, why are most language learners still relying on contrived texts and classic literature for language acquisition? Providing entertaining contemporary texts in the original language, the Better Reading Language series is for those who want to brush up on a foreign language. With the authentic materials provided in this series, readers will be able to peruse a Latin Grammys write-up in Spanish, a feature on Alain Ducasse's favorite recipes in French, or a review of a Milan fashion show in Italian. Readings on everything from music and sports to cinema and contemporary family life are arranged in increasing difficulty within chapters. Along the way, learners will find instruction and exercises to help develop improved reading speed, comprehension, and vocabulary.
Foreign Language Study

Better Reading French, 2nd Edition

Author: Annie Heminway

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN:

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 272

View: 518

Sharpen your French language skills through readings about its speakers' daily lives and culture Better Reading French offers you entertaining, "real world" texts to help you understand and learn more French vocabulary and phrases. Each chapter features articles that cover a specific topic, such as cuisine, music, sports, film and theater, art, the family, today's lifestyle, or politics and history. Along the way, you will find instruction and exercises to help develop improved reading speed, comprehension, and vocabulary. The articles become gradually more difficult as you proceed through the book to keep you challenged and engaged. Better Reading French is an easy, engaging way to boost your language skills and learn more about the language and its speakers as you go.
Foreign Language Study

Must Know High School Basic French

Author: Annie Heminway

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN:

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 224

View: 575

The new Must Know series is like a lightning bolt to the brain Every school subject has must know ideas, or essential concepts, that lie behind it. This book will use that fact to help you learn in a unique way. Most study guides start a chapter with a set of goals, often leaving the starting point unclear. In Must Know High School Basic French, however, each chapter will immediately introduce you to the must know idea, or ideas, that lie behind the new French topic. As you learn these must know ideas, the book will show you how to apply that knowledge to speaking, reading, and writing French. Focused on the essential concepts of French, this accessible guide will help you develop a solid understanding of the subject quickly and painlessly. Clear explanations are accompanied by numerous examples and followed with more challenging aspects of French. Practical exercises close each chapter and will instill you with confidence in your growing French skills. Must Know High School Basic French features: •Each chapter begins with the must know ideas behind the new topic •Extensive examples illustrate these must know ideas •Students learn how to apply this new knowledge to speaking, reading, and writing French •250 practical review questions instill confidence •IRL (In Real Life) sidebars present real-life examples of the subject at work in culture, science, and history •Special BTW (By the Way) sidebars provide study tips, exceptions to the rule, and issues students should pay extra attention to •Bonus app includes 100 flashcards to reinforce what students have learned
Foreign Language Study

Practice Makes Perfect Complete French Grammar

Author: Annie Heminway

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN:

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 320

View: 510

Build your confidence in your French skills with practice, practice, practice! From present tense regular verbs to double object pronouns, this comprehensive guide and workbook covers all those aspects of French grammar that you might find a little intimidating or hard to remember. Practice Makes Perfect: Complete French Grammar focuses on the practical aspects of French as it's really spoken, so you are not bogged down by unnecessary technicalities. Each unit features crystal-clear explanations, numerous realistic examples, and dozens of engaging exercises in a variety of formats--including multiple choice, fill-in sentences and passages, sentence rewrites, and creative writing--perfect for whatever your learning style. Whenever possible, explanations include comparisons you to understand the basic logic behind the rules and to remember correct usage. This new edition includes: Time-saving vocabulary panels that eliminate having to look words up Advice on how to avoid common mistakes A detailed answer key for quick, easy progress checks Offering a winning formula for getting a handle on French grammar right away, Practice Makes Perfect: Complete French Grammar your ultimate resource for learning to speak French the way the native speakers do.
Foreign Language Study

A Short Course in Reading French

Author: Celia Brickman

Publisher: Columbia University Press

ISBN:

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 264

View: 684

A book designed for those interested in French translation or proficiency exams teaches the basics of French grammar, reinforcing its lessons with exercises and key practice translations. Original.
Foreign Language Study

French DeMYSTiFieD, Second Edition

Author: Annie Heminway

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN:

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 432

View: 766

Lick your French-language problems with DeMYSTiFieD! Want to figure out French but don't know where to start? No problem! Just use French DeMYSTiFieD, Second Edition and--voilá!--learning the language gets a whole lot easier. Written in a step-by-step format, this practical guide provides a firm foundation in French-language basics. You’ll move on to mastering subjects such as using verbs, asking questions, telling time, counting, and more. Detailed examples and concise explanations make it easy to understand the material, and end-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam help reinforce learning. It's a no brainer. You'll learn: Pronunciation Special Characters Definite Articles Conjugations Pronouns And more Topics include: French Pronunciation, Identifying Things, Asking Questions, To Be or To Have, That is the Question, Describing Things, Telling Time, Expressing Possibilities, Wishes, and Abilities, Getting Acquainted, Talking About the Immediate Future and Past, Using Pronomial Verbs, All About Pronouns, Talking About the Past with the Passé, Talking About the Past with the Imparfait, All About Prepositions, Indicating Possession, Using The Infinitive, Present Participle, and Passive Voice, Making Suggestions and Hypotheses, Knowing Who is Whom with Relative Pronouns, The Subjunctive Mood

French

Author: Language Academy

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 212

View: 889

INTRODUCING: 9 Captivating Short Stories to Learn French (2ND Edition Updated & Expanded) Are you bored of the traditional methods people tell you to use to learn French? Are you bored of all those dusty grammar books that pile up making everything look so hard? What if we told you there's a better, more enjoyable way to learn French and grow your vocabulary exponentially? Well, guess what? There is! The best way to learn French is by reading short stories The problem? You might feel like you don't know where to start, or you may feel lost trying to read whatever pops up on the internet. And that's exactly why we created this book. Short Stories + Foreign Language = Faster Learning We know how difficult it may seem to learn a foreign language from scratch, let alone trying to put all that learning into practice. But what you might not realize is that it's fairly easy to fully incorporate the essentials of a language once you frame that learning into a certain context (for example, a short story). Short stories allow you to put what you've learned so far into practice, allowing you to expand your vocabulary quickly, make sense of ideas, understand new concepts, and overall get a better grasp of the French language. Short stories work because they eliminate the stress of forcing yourself to learn. Instead, when you read the 9 captivating short stories we've prepared for you, you will learn French without even realizing you're learning it! Your goal is to simply focus on a single story at a time (they only a take few minutes to read). The stories consist of multiple genres, including adventure, fantasy, mystery, romance, just to name a new. We wanted these stories to be fun, interesting, and appealing, motivating you to keep on reading to find out what happens next. That's the very best way to learn, don't you think? BONUS: Vocabulary Lists, Multiple Choice Exercises & Summaries of Each Story In this book you'll find a total of 9 short stories in French. Each story is divided into three chapters. You start by reading Chapter one, then you go to the Annex, and you'll find there a quick summary of what you just read, a vocabulary list, and several multiple choice exercises intended to help you forge a deeper understanding of the story as it goes. Once you're done with this section, you move on to Chapter 2, then Chapter 3, and then you move on to the next story. It's so easy and fun you won't believe it. READ: French Short Stories For Beginners - 9 Captivating Short Stories to Learn French & Expand Your Vocabulary While Having Fun "French Short Stories For Beginners" contains a multitude of vocabulary lists including words and phrases you can incorporate to grow your French vocabulary to unprecedented levels. We chose each of those words carefully, aiming to support the beginner and intermediate student alike. We are absolutely sure will love all our stories, and we sincerely hope they help you learn French much, much faster. How Will You French Skills Improve? You will learn new words without even realizing it You will incorporate key phrases of the French language You will understand how context affects the meaning of certain words You will get a break from all those dusty French grammar books you own You will have fun reading entertaining stories on multiple genres You will get a chance to apply what you already know Most importantly, you will get a better overall grasp of the French language, feeling more confident and secure with your abilities Short stories are absolutely ideal to learn French while having fun. All you need to do is pick one from this book, and start reading. What Are You Waiting For? Get this book now and start learning French the fun way. Scroll to the top of the page and select the buy button.
Education

Bulletin

Author: United States. Office of Education

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page:

View: 556

Languages, Modern

MLN.

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Languages, Modern

Page:

View: 344

MLN pioneered the introduction of contemporary continental criticism into American scholarship. Critical studies in the modern languages--Italian, Hispanic, German, French--and recent work in comparative literature are the basis for articles and notes in MLN. Four single-language issues and one comparative literature issue are published each year.
Foreign Language Study

Better Reading Italian

Author: Daniela Gobetti

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN:

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 256

View: 607

New reading series brings foreign language acquisition into the 21st century While the world produces more and more reading material each year, from magazines to newspapers to websites, why are most language learners still relying on contrived texts and classic literature for language acquisition? Providing entertaining contemporary texts in the original language, the Better Reading Language series is for those who want to brush up on a foreign language. With the authentic materials provided in this series, readers will be able to peruse a Latin Grammys write-up in Spanish, a feature on Alain Ducasse's favorite recipes in French, or a review of a Milan fashion show in Italian. Readings on everything from music and sports to cinema and contemporary family life are arranged in increasing difficulty within chapters. Along the way, learners will find instruction and exercises to help develop improved reading speed, comprehension, and vocabulary.
Reading

The Road to Better Reading

Author: University of the State of New York. Bureau of Secondary Curriculum Development

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Reading

Page: 112

View: 209