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-meres 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 of this title include: Culture; Voyages; Tradition; Celebration; Biographies; Musique et Art; Histoire; Geographie; Gastronomie; and, Coutumes.
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe