So You Really Want to Learn French Book 2

So You Really Want to Learn French Book 2

By: Nigel Pearce (author)Paperback

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The second book in this three-part series is suitable for pupils with a good basic knowledge of French. It completes the grammar and topics required for Key Stage 3 and Common Entrance at 13+ in a lively yet structured way, as well as providing a thorough knowledge of the basic language skills required for GCSE. Through the use of a storyline and dialogues, increasingly advanced work is introduced and practised, with full and clear explanation.- The second part in this grammar-based course for pupils who want to learn how to use and manipulate the French language with confidence, with translation exercises throughout to consolidate pupils' knowledge - Verb tables, irregular verb tables, French to English and English to French vocabularies are featured at the back of the book for quick and easy reference - An Audio CD, Assessment Pack CD and Answer Book which contains answers to all the exercises are also available to purchase separately to accompany the book

About Author

Nigel Pearce has spent nearly all his working life in the teaching of French. He was Head of Modern Languages at Summer Fields in Oxford for 20 years, during which time he was for several years the IAPS Modern Languages Coordinator, and held a similar post with SATIPS. He is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Linguists and is the author of the French for Common Entrance series of textbooks. He now lives in western France, where he is a freelance translator and proofreader.


Introduction About this book A change of accent Chapitre 1 Les quatre saisons Les saisons et le temps Your 'faire' weather friend! Saying 'in' and 'on' with seasons, months, days, towns and countries: a et en Les verbes: lire Les verbes: prendre et boire Un peu de grammaire: Les "determinants": saying this, that, these and those Les verbes: partir Vive la France! Vocabulaire 1 Chapitre 2 Apres les vacances J'ai faim! - idioms using the verb avoir Idioms with avoir in the negative form Talking or writing about past events (1): le passe compose Let's get used to it! Vivent les verbes irreguliers! Vive la France! Vocabulaire 2 Chapitre 3 La boite en argent Comment ca s'ecrit? - l'alphabet francais Les verbes: ouvrir Les verbes: suivre More about the passe compose The passe compose in the negative form - saying what did not happen Quelque revisions! Les verbes: savoir et connaitre Talking and writing about past events: le passe compose (2) with etre The verbs conjugated with etre in the passe compose The agreement of past participles Des revisions! Quand as-tu fait cela? Les verbes -er "speciaux" Vive la France! Vocabulaire 3 Chapitre 4 On mange ou, ce soir? Qu'as-tu fait hier? Les verbes pronominaux au passe compose Les verbes pronominaux au passe compose, a la forme negative La boite en argent (suite) Un peu de grammaire: Direct object pronouns (1) Vive la France! Vocabulaire 4 Chapitre 5 Chez le medecin Les parties du corps Avoir mal - another 'avoir idiom' Chez le medecin L'imperatif - how to tell people what to do! Assieds-toi! Asseyez-vous! Monsieur Banane dit La boite en argent (suite) La negation - moving negatively on! La boite en argent (suite) Les verbes: venir et tenir Vive la France! Vocabulaire 5 Chapitre 6 C'etait comment? Les departements et les regions La boite en argent (suite) Un peu de grammaire: L'imparfait L'imparfait (suite) Attention! How to form the imparfait Les verbes: finir A summary of the uses of the imparfait C'etait comment? On s'amuse un peu! Vivent les revisions! Les pronoms (suite) La comparaison - how to compare people and things in French Un peu de grammaire: Les verbes suivis de: a + infinitif ou de + infinitif Vive la France! Vocabulaire 6 Chapitre 7 Le centre ville, c'est loin? Les nombres ordinaux - how to say first, second, third Un peu de grammaire: Dire a quelqu'un de faire quelque chose Un peu de grammaire: N'oublions pas les verbes! On se detend un peu! Vive la France! Vocabulaire 7 Chapitre 8 On fait les magasins Un peu de grammaire: en + the present participle How to form the present participle Venir de + infinitive Etre en train de + infinitive La ponctuation Dictee 1 Vive la France! Vocabulaire 8 Chapitre 9 Revision du Premier Livre Salut (encore une fois) les numeros! Masculin ou feminin? Avoir et etre au present L'age Les verbes '-er' du premier groupe Revision of a +definite article Les verbes pronominaux (reflexive verbs) La negation Expressions of quantity Les jours de la semaine et les mois de l'annee Les transports Les vetements, les couleurs, les adjectifs Les verbes un peu differents Les questions Les expressions avec avoir Le futur immediat Vive la France! Chapitre 10 Revision du Deuxieme Livre Les verbes: prendre, boire, partir, dormir, servir, sortir Dictee 2 La negation L'imperatif To him, to her, to them, there (to or in a place) Telling and asking people to do things La comparaison On s'amuse Vive la France! Et finalement Summary of Grammar Expressions of weather and time How to say 'to' or 'in' with towns and coutnries This, that, these and those Idioms with avoir Other idioms with avoir Negative expressions Pronouns y and en The imperative The imperative of reflexive verbs Comparison en with the present participle venir de + the infinitive etre en train de + the infinitive etre sur le point de + the infinitive Verb tables The meanings of each tense Formation of the tenses Le passe compose Les verbes pronominaux L'imparfait Le futur immediat Irregular verb tables Vocabulaire francais - anglais English - French vocabularly

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  • ISBN13: 9781902984513
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 192
  • ID: 9781902984513
  • weight: 432
  • ISBN10: 190298451X

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