Do you want to have more meaningful conversations in French? Do you want to feel comfortable in a variety of situations?
Based on authentic texts, such as songs, poems, and conversations between native speakers, this course will help you improve and build upon the language you already have so that you develop your skills to a level where you can enjoy communicating in French. Incorporating information about the culture, history and geography of France and its influence on the language, you will be introduced to the more advanced points of French grammar, as well as more colloquial language, and develop your vocabulary so you can express your opinion on a number of topics, as well as react to other people's opinions.
What will I achieve by the end of the course?
By the end of Enjoy French you will have increased your capacity to understand the spoken and written language, and furthered your ability to communicate with French speakers, orally and in writing. This course aims to take you from a good intermediate level (B2 on the Common European Framework of Reference for languages / Advanced Low of the ACTFL) and help you progress up to a C1 / Advanced High level.
Is this course for me?
If you already know some French and want to take it further, this is the course for you. It's perfect for the self-study learner, with a one-to-one tutor, or for the post-beginner classroom.
What do I get?
A coursebook with over two hours of audio online that features:
- Ten units that cover more complex situations than your basic tourist scenarios
- Carefully levelled and sequenced material - a solid path to build up your knowledge
- Authentic texts, such as poems, songs, excerpts and conversations to present the language
- Learn through the Discovery Method which helps you notice patterns and retain the language you learn
- Learn to learn - tips and advice on becoming a better language learner
- Easy to use workbook format.
What else can I use to learn French?
If you require an absolute beginner course, you can try our Get Started in French: 9781444174595
If you want a comprehensive beginner to intermediate course, you should try our Complete French: 9781444177299
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Mary C. Christensen, PhD holds a Doctorate in Romance Languages and Literatures with a specialisation in French from the University of Michigan. She is currently Associate Professor of French at the State University of New York at New Paltz and teaches classes in French language, literature and civilization.
Mercedes Rooney has undergraduate degrees in English and Spanish with a Master's in English Literature and Civilization from the Université de Franche-Comté in Besançon, France. A native speaker of French, she holds a position as Lecturer of French at the State University of New York at New Paltz where she teaches French language, literature and culture courses at all levels.