Ensuite: Cours intermediaire de francais (Student Edition) / Edition 4

Ensuite: Cours intermediaire de francais (Student Edition) / Edition 4

by Chantal Thompson, Bette Hirsch
     
 

A single-volume intermediate French program, Ensuite places readings at the core of each chapter. The readings, both literary excerpts and articles from journals and magazines, serve as the basis for each chapter’s vocabulary development, grammar, and many of the communicative activities. The real-life materials are interesting to students andSee more details below

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A single-volume intermediate French program, Ensuite places readings at the core of each chapter. The readings, both literary excerpts and articles from journals and magazines, serve as the basis for each chapter’s vocabulary development, grammar, and many of the communicative activities. The real-life materials are interesting to students and effective for building language skills. Reading strategies help students understand the most important aspects of the readings. Pair and group activities, integrated within the grammar sections, encourage meaningful conversation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780072402605
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
10/04/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
408
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.55(d)

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Table of Contents

Thème I Qui êtes-vous?

Functions: Describing in the present tense; narrating; asking questions

Chapitre 1 Le Look

Lecture «Sommes-nous encore jugé sur notre look? »

Structures

· Describing: Agreement of Adjectives

· Placement of Adjectives

· Possessive Adjectives

Chapitre 2 Photos de famille

Lecture Annie Ernaux: La Place [extrait]

Structures

· The Present Tense

· Adverbs

· Negative Forms

Chapitre 3 Les choses de la vie

Lecture Driss Chraïbi: La civilisation, ma mère! [extrait]

Structures

· Interrogative Forms

· More About the Present Tense

· Depuis and Similar Expressions

· The Imperative
Thème II L’enfance

Functions: Narrating in the past; describing the past; asking questions about people, things, and ideas

Chapitre 4 Je me rappelle…

Lecture Antoine de Saint-Exupéry: Le Petit Prince [extrait]

Structures

· The passé composé

Chapitre 5 Le monde de l’enfant

Lecture Guy Tirolien: «Prière d’un petit enfant nègre»

Structures

· The Imperfect

Chapitre 6 Le travail

Lecture J.M.G. Le Clézio: La Grande Vie [extrait]

Structures

· Interrogative Pronouns
Thème III Transports et vacances

Functions: Describing and narrating in the past; coping with everyday situations; avoiding repetition

Chapitre 7 En voiture

Lecture Christiane Rochefort: Les Stances à Sopie [extrait]

Structures

· Passé composé or imparfait?

· Use of Depuis and Other Expressions

Chapitre 8 Loisirs et vacances

Lecture Voyager en solitaire

Structures

· The plus-que-parfait

· Indirect Discourse

Chapitre 9 Le départ

Lecture Jean-Jacques Sempé et René Goscinny: Le Petit Nicolas [extrait]

Structures

· Direct and Indirect Object Pronouns

· Forms of tout

· Communicative Strategies for Everyday Situations
Thème IV Bon appétit!

Functions: Linking ideas coherently; avoiding repetition; circumlocution; describing; narrating; and explaining in the present and past

Chapitre 10 Les plaisirs de la table

Lecture Aminata Sow Fall: Un grain de vie et d’espérance [extrait]

Structures

· Articles

· Nouns

· Relative Pronouns

Chapitre 11 Le goût de souvenir

Lecture Marcel Proust: A la recherché du temps perdu [extrait]

Structures

· The Pronouns y and en

· Disjunctive Pronouns

· Strategies for Getting and Giving Information

Chapitre 12 A table!

Lecture Jean de la Fontaine: “Le Corbeau et le Renard” Jacques Prévert: “Déjeuner du matin”Structures

· From Sentences to Paragraphs

· The Present Participle
Thème V Les conquêtes du monde moderne

Functions: Describing in the future; talking about places; expressing feelings and opinions

Chapitre 13 Conquêtes professionnelles

Lecture «Mon travail, ma vie et moi – la recherche d’un équilibre»

Structures

· Infinitives

Chapitre 14 La conquête de l’avenir

Lecture Cheikh Hamidou Kane: L’Aventure ambiguë [extrait]

Structures

· The Future Tenses

· Talking About Places

Chapitre 15 La conquête des frontières?

Lecture Tahar Ben Jelloun: Le racisme expliqué à ma fille [extrait]

Structures

· The Subjunctive
Thème VI La santé

Functions: Describing and comparing; hypothesizing; expressing opinions; using extended discourse

Chapitre 16 En bonne forme

Lecture Geneviève Doucet: “Le stress”

Structures

· Comparing Adjectives, Adverbs, and Nouns

Chapitre 17 Sentiments et emotions

Lecture Gabrielle Roy: Petit misère [extrait]

Structures

· Making Hypotheses

· More About the Subjunctive

Chapitre 18 Le triomphe de la médecine

Lecture Jules Romains: Knock ou Le Triomphe de la médecine [extrait]

Structures

· More Hypotheses: The Past Conditional

· Difficulties with pouvoir, vouloir, and devoirxtrait]

Structures

· More Hypotheses: The Past Conditional

· Difficulties with pouvoir, vouloir, and devoir
Structures

· More Hypotheses: The Past Conditional

· Difficulties with pouvoir, vouloir, and devoir

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