Schemas : Strategies pour la Lecture

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As a core text or supplement to beginner or intermediate French courses, this innovative reader delivers authentic selections and is ideal for the instructor or department that desires more than the tailored selections common to traditional texts. Readings are arranged into chapters by topics with which students are familiar and are introduced by a question, statement, or an explanation that provides insight into the subject matter. Task-based problem-solving exercises reinforce the learning strategy of each chapter and request that students transform textual material into charts, diagrams, and other comprehension-intensive formats.
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  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 203.2 x 230 x 12.7mm | 522g
  • Heinle & Heinle Publishers Inc.,U.S.
  • Florence, United States
  • English
  • charts, diagrams
  • 0155012827
  • 9780155012820

Table of contents

Part I: Vacances a L'etranger. Making Use of Your Existing Knowledge of the World. Recognizing Cognates. Skimming for the Main Idea of a Passage. Scanning for Specific Information. Part II: Autres Pays, Autres Gens. Making Use of Visual Cues. Relating Information from a Text to Maps and Charts. Part III: La Gastonomie. Guessing the Meaning of Words Through Context. Looking at Word Families and Parts of Speech. Identifying Root Words and Affixes. Using the Dictionary Efficiently. Part IV: La Sante. Recognizing Chronological Organization. Interpreting Categorized Information. Recognizing Descriptive Texts. Part V: L'art Et La Musique. Recognizing Criticism. Recognizing the Function of a Text. Part VI: Amusez-Vous! Identifying Time Relationships. Identifying References to People. Identifying Object Pronoun Referents. Part VII: Le Passe. Recognizing Transitional Words and Phrases. Paraphrasing Sentences and Paragraphs. Summarizing Texts. Part VIII: L'homme, La Femme Et La Famille. Distinguishing Between Topic Sentences and Supporting Sentences in a Paragraph. Identifying the Main Idea of an Entire Article. Part IX: Les Informations. Recognizing the Author's Opinion and How It Is Expressed. Recognizing Text Structure: Compare/Contrast. Recognizing Text Structure: Cause/Effect. Part X: Recits. Identifying Narrative Strategies. Interpreting Figurative Language.
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