The fast, informal way to learn to speak French - with integrated audio clips throughout. Listen to pronunciations and conversations.
French is a beautiful language but quite difficult to learn. Whether you need to learn the language for a French class, or you travel overseas for business or leisure, this enhanced edition of French for Dummies can help. Written in an easy-to-follow format, with integrated audio clips, it gives you just what you need for basic communication in French. The enhanced edition includes:
- Expanded coverage of necessary grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciations
- Useful exercises, practice questions, and a mini-dictionary
Business, an upcoming class, travel – whatever your reason for wanting to learn a new language but don't have time to take a class, this enhanced edition of French For Dummies can get you well on your way to becoming fluent in no time!
From the Back Cover
The fast and informal way to learn to speak French Bonjour! If you′re looking to reach a comfort level in conversational French, this hands–on, friendly guide gets you up and running with the language. Here, you′ll find expanded coverage of the necessary grammar, major verb tenses, and conjugations that beginners need to know. Plus, you′ll get a fully updated and expanded audio CD that includes real–life conversations, a refreshed and expanded mini dictionary, exercises, practice opportunities, and more. French 101 learn how to pronounce the French alphabet, numbers, and common words, and get a handle on the basic grammar you′ll need to know to speak French Voila! start practicing your French–speaking skills in everyday situations, like asking for directions to the Eiffel Tower or expressing your love for fromage Start talkin′ the talk get the know–how to confidently navigate public transportation, find a hotel room, exchange money, and handle an emergency on your excursion to France or any other French–speaking country The power of dix discover ten ways to pick up French quickly, ten things never to say in French, ten favorite French expressions, and ten phrases that′ll make people think you′re a local Open the book and find: How to make sense of basic French grammar Tips to improve your pronunciation Strategies to get a handle on verb conjugations Idioms and popular expressions Advice on getting around in France and other French–speaking countries Fun games and activities to reinforce learning Dialogues throughout the book and on the accompanying CD Audio CD Includes Real–life dialogues in French that reinforce lessons from the book Learn to: Speak French quickly and effectively Master basic grammar, verb conjugations, vocabulary, and pronunciations Take your skills to the next level with real–life conversations on the accompanying CD