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Get Started in Beginner's French: Teach Yourself

Get Started in Beginner's French: Teach Yourself

The beginner's course for a fun and effective way to learn French. Specially written for people who have never learned a foreign language before, this best-selling course comprises a book and audio support which is easy to download to your MP3 player or iPod (components available... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781444100709
Barcode 9781444100709
Published 1 September 2010 by John Murray Press
Format Paperback, 5th edition
Alternate Format(s) View All (3 other possible title(s) available)
Author(s) By Carpenter, Catrine
Series Ty Beginner's Languages
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ISBN-13 9781444100709
ISBN-10 144410070X
Stock Out of stock
Status Out of print
Publisher John Murray Press
Imprint Teach Yourself
Publication Date 1 September 2010
International Publication Date 25 June 2010
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback, 5th edition
Edition 5th edition
Author(s) By Carpenter, Catrine
Series Ty Beginner's Languages
Category Language Self-Study Texts
Language Learning: Audio-Visual & Multimedia
Number of Pages 352
Dimensions Width: 130mm
Height: 199mm
Spine: 17mm
Weight 420g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Language Learning: Self Study
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 448.2421
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

Are you looking for a course in French written for the absolute beginner who has no experience of learning a foreign language? Get Started in French will give you the confidence to communicate in French. Now fully updated to make your language learning experience fun and interactive. You can still rely on the benefits of a top language teacher and our years of teaching experience, but now with added learning features within the course and online. The emphasis of the course is placed on communication, rather than grammar, and all the teaching is in English, so that you will quickly and effortlessly get started in French. By the end of this course, you will be at Level B1 of the Common European Framework for Languages: Can deal with most situations likely to arise whilst travelling in an area where the language is spoken. Learn effortlessly with new, easy-to-read page design and interactive features: NOT GOT MUCH TIME? One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. AUTHOR INSIGHTS Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience. USEFUL VOCABULARY Easy to find and learn, to build a solid foundation for speaking. DIALOGUES Read and listen to everyday dialogues to help you speak and understand fast. PRONUNCIATION Don't sound like a tourist! Perfect your pronunciation before you go. TEST YOURSELF Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress. EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGE Extra online articles at: www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of the culture and history of France. TRY THIS Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it. The course is available as a book (9781444100709), as a pack comprising the book and double CD (9781444100716) and as a double CD (9781444100723).

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review This is the way to get started -- The Good Book Guide 20040101

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Author's Bio

Dr. Catrine Carpenter was born and educated in France and now teaches French at university level.

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