French All-in-One For Dummies

French All-in-One For Dummies : with CD

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Your comprehensive guide to speaking, reading, and writing in French
French is a beautiful language but can be quite difficult to learn. Whether you need to learn the language for a French class, or for business or leisure travel, French for Dummies All-In-One makes it easier.
With nearly 800 pages, French All-in-One For Dummies is for those readers looking for a comprehensive guide to help them immerse themselves in the French language.
Culls vital information from several Dummies titles, offering you a comprehensive, all-encompassing guide to speaking and using FrenchIncludes French Canadian content and enhanced practiced opportunitiesIts accompanying audio CD provides you with en effective tool to start speaking French right away
Both new students of French and experienced speakers can benefit from the wealth of information that has been included in French All-in-One For Dummies.
CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of the e-book file, but are available for download after purchase.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 720 pages
  • 186 x 234 x 42mm | 1,065.94g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Bilingual edition
  • Bilingual
  • 1118228154
  • 9781118228159
  • 14,272

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Your all-encompassing guide to speaking, reading, and writing French

French is a beautiful language but can be quite difficult to learn. With French All-in-One For Dummies, you'll have access to over 700 pages of friendly, hands-on instruction for perfecting your French speaking, reading, and writing skills. Featuring enhanced practice opportunities and an accompanying CD that helps improve your skills right away, learning French has never been easier. Voila!

Talkin' the talk -- get your feet wet with some basic French pronunciations, find out what the accent marks mean, and get the lowdown on French grammar Out and about -- get the know-how to confidently navigate public transportation, dine out, find a hotel, and handle an emergency in French-speaking regions of the world Get down with grammar -- grasp the various parts of speech, including nouns, adjectives, adverbs, and verbs, and then move on to conjugating verbs and building sentences Oh la la -- discover how to express your attitude more clearly by putting your verb in the indicative, imperative, or subjunctive mood

Open the book and find:

Pronunciation of the French alphabet How to get numbers, dates, and times in line Common greetings, small talk, and conversation Tips for identifying gender and dealing with tenses Verb tables Prepositions, conjunctions, and other linking words The 4-1-1 on asking and answering questions French-English and English-French dictionaries Games and exercises

Bonus CD Includes

More than 30 audio tracks to help improve your listening comprehension and speaking skills

Please see CD appendix for complete system requirements.

6 Boks in 1

French For Dummies Intermediate French For Dummies French Verbs For Dummies French Essentials For Dummies French Phrases For Dummies French For Dummies Audio Set
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Table of contents

Introduction 1
Book I: Speaking in Everyday Settings 7
Chapter 1: Warming Up with Some French Fundamentals 9
Chapter 2: Un, Deux, Trois: Numbers, Dates, and Times 27
Chapter 3: Greetings, Goodbyes, and Small Talk 45
Chapter 4: Getting Personal: Discussing Your Home, Family, and Daily Routine 63
Chapter 5: Talking Business and Politics 85
Chapter 6: Shopping at a Store and Online 101
Chapter 7: Buying, Preparing, and Tasting Foods 121
Book II: Exploring and Wandering About 143
Chapter 1: Making Plans and Discovering New Places 145
Chapter 2: Enjoying a Night on the Town 179
Chapter 3: Money Matters 201
Chapter 4: Home Is Where Your Suitcase Is: Looking for Accommodations 213
Chapter 5: Getting Around 229
Chapter 6: Dealing with Emergencies 249
Book III: Building the Grammatical Foundation for Communication 265
Chapter 1: Building Strong Sentences with the Parts of Speech 267
Chapter 2: All Agreed? Matching Gender and Number of Nouns and Articles 289
Chapter 3: Dealing with the Here and Now: The Present Tense 305
Chapter 4: Commanding and Instructing with the Imperative Mood 331
Chapter 5: Asking and Answering Questions 349
Chapter 6: Communicating Clearly with Infinitives and Present Participles 369
Book IV: Getting Down to Detail and Precision in Your Communication 379
Chapter 1: Specifying Relationships with Prepositions 381
Chapter 2: Describing with Flair: Adjectives and Adverbs 401
Chapter 3: Taking Shortcuts with Object Pronouns 419
Chapter 4: Tying Ideas Together with Conjunctions and Relative Pronouns 439
Chapter 5: Getting That Subjunctive Feeling 453
Chapter 6: What Lies Ahead and What Could Happen: Simple Future and Present Conditional 471
Book V: Going Back in Time 485
Chapter 1: Been There, Done That: Passe Proche and Passe Compose 487
Chapter 2: How Was It? What Was Going On? The Imparfait 503
Chapter 3: To the Past and Beyond: Other Past Tenses 515
Book VI: Appendixes 529
Appendix A: Verb Tables 531
Appendix B: French-English Mini-Dictionary 587
Appendix C: English-French Mini Dictionary 607
Appendix D: Fun & Games 627
Appendix E: About the CD 665
Index 669
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