French for Dummies

Dodi-Katrin Schmidt

ISBN: 9788126507153

356 pages

Exclusively distributed by UBS Publishers Distributors 

Description

Whether you're taking a business trip and need to pick up a little French quickly; you're cramming for your high school French final; or you've always wanted to learn a new language but don't have the time to drag yourself to a class once a week, French For Dummies can get you well on your way to becoming fluent in no time. French For Dummies also comes with a CD that has audio transcriptions of all the exercises in the book, so that you can actually hear the French pronunciations.

Introduction.

Part I: Getting Started.

Chapter 1: You Already Know a Little French.

Chapter 2 : The Nitty Gritty: Basic French Grammar.

Chapter 3: Bonjour! Hello! Greetings and Introductions.

 

Part II: French in Action.

Chapter 4: Getting to Know You: Making Small Talk.

Chapter 5 : Bon Appétit! Dining Out and Going to the Market.

Chapter 6: Shopping Made Easy.

Chapter 7: Going Out on the Town.

Chapter 8: Enjoying Yourself: Recreation.

Chapter 9: Talking on the Phone.

Chapter 10: At the Office and around the House.

 

Part III: French on the Go.

Chapter 11: Money, Money, Money.

Chapter 12: Where Is the Louvre? Asking Directions.

Chapter 13: Staying at a Hotel.

Chapter 14: Transportation.

Chapter 15: Travel Abroad.

Chapter 16: Handling Emergencies.

 

Part IV: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 17: Ten Ways to Pick Up French Quickly.

Chapter 18: Ten Things Never to Say.

Chapter 19: Ten Favorite French Expressions.

Chapter 20: Ten Holidays to Remember.

Chapter 21: Ten Phrases That Make You Sound French.

 

Part V: Appendixes.

Appendix A: Verb Tables.

Appendix B: Mini-Dictionary.

Appendix C: About the CD.

Index.