Learn how to read in French--starting right now!
The Easy Reader Series books are unique, easy-to-follow guides based on the premise that the best way to learn a language is to start reading it immediately! Whether you're a brand-new beginner or an advanced-beginning learner, the new editions of these popular titles give you ways to dive into the language with engaging readings that progress in difficulty to match your growing reading skills. This process will allow you to rapidly build comprehension and confidence as you enjoy the stories.
Easy French Reader begins with the adventures of two friends, an American and a Parisian, as they learn about their respective cultures. As you read about their experiences, you'll discover the nuances of language and culture right along with the students.
The next section contains a colorful history of France, from ancient Gaul to the present, offering biographical sketches of famous personalities including Charlemagne, Joan of Arc, and Napoleon. The final section features four abridged short stories by famous French authors that allow you to practice your grammar and vocabulary skills on authentic works of French literature.
This book is fun to read and I enjoy the questions after each short story.
Another must have that I recommend highly is Pronounce It Perfectly in French with Audio CDs (Pronounce It Perfectly CD Packages).
The stories are easy to read and the review activities at the end of each chapter helps to reinforce vocabulary in a fun way.
Exactly what I needed for my class. Came as promised; excellent condition.Published 25 days ago by D. Budge
If you REALLY want to learn French then this will be a huge help. Why? Because it makes you realize that you have to read French books and struggle through what you don't... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Earnest
This review is from a self-study French learning going on year 4. This was very useful for someone at an advanced beginner/early intermediate level. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Toolguy
Nice book especially for beginners. Requires that you've Learned the various tenses and vocabulary prior to reading though. Love the story line.Published 2 months ago by organic genius 227
I am enjoying reading the easy stories and doing the exercises in preparation for a French immersion course. . Stories are entertaining and introduce new vocabulary . Read morePublished 2 months ago by Joan S.
The first few stories were quite pleasant. The exercises were a bit difficult to do independently. It seemed like the book was very much aimed at a classroom setting where there... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Paige Roberts
A good book , not as easy to read , i need a CD to go with it , but its okPublished 3 months ago by sue