Tune Up Your French with MP3 Disc

Overview

Turn your rusty French language

skills into polished conversation confidence

Tune Up Your French offers you an entertaining and practical way to hone your French-language conversation skills. This book is structured around numerous key areas

for improvement, covering everything from tricky grammatical structures to gestures, slang, and humor. In each area, key phrases are ...

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Overview

Turn your rusty French language

skills into polished conversation confidence

Tune Up Your French offers you an entertaining and practical way to hone your French-language conversation skills. This book is structured around numerous key areas

for improvement, covering everything from tricky grammatical structures to gestures, slang, and humor. In each area, key phrases are presented in “Top Ten” lists, including everyday expressions for filling pauses, icebreakers, and more. This book is excellent for brushing up on the French

you studied in high school or college.

The accompanying MP3 disk contains an engaging 70-minute program for learning key expressions from the book. It includes mp3 recordings of sixty Top 10 lists, organized for each access and reference on your iPod or mp3 player. This disk may not play on older, stand-alone CD players.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071627955
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 8/24/2009
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 952,852
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Natalie Schorr is an experienced educator who has taught French at Phillips Academy for 28 years.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements V
Introduction Vii
The Zazie Effect 1
Quick Fixes 9
Tune-Up 1: Nonverbal Cues, Sound Effects, and Interjections
Make the Most of Body Language and Simple Expressions
Tune-Up 2: Manners
If the French Think Your're Rude and You Think They're Rude, Be Polite the French Way
Tune-Up3: Idioms to Go
Get Extra Milage from Your French by Using Everyday Idioms That Are Both Easy and Authentic
Tune-Up 4: Practical French
Master the Key Phrases That Go with Specfic Situations
Tune-Up 5: Table Talk
Learn French While Eating and Drinking the French Way, the World's Most Enjoyable Way of Learning by Doing
Tune-Up 6: Conversation Starters
Ask the Questions That Will Make the French Want to Talk with You
Tune-Up 7: Slang and Other Kinds of French
Find the French That's Right For YouTune-Up 8: Attitude
Use French Images to See Life the French WayTune-Up 9: Wit
Play with Language the French WayTune-Up 10: Improvisation
Build on Famous French Quotations to Create Your Own Expressions
Appendix A: Ten Tricks and Trucs
Appendix B: Idioms and Variations
Answer Key
Index of Top Ten Lists

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