Voila!: An Introduction to French

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Cengage Learning, Feb 5, 2009 - Foreign Language Study - 576 pages
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Voila! is a user-friendly introductory program that allows students to communicate meaningfully in French while encouraging them to interact with and respond to French and francophone cultures and literatures. Renowned for its balance and integration of language learning and culture, Voila! continues to emphasize skills acquisition through progressive vocabulary and grammar activities, integrated culture, authentic spoken French, and literature -- a method you can rely on to give your students an ideal first course in the language and culture. The book's chapters are divided into manageable units that can be easily adjusted to fit any instruction schedule. Whether you are a novice instructor or an experienced veteran, you'll find that Voila! offers a great variety of options for meeting every instructor's needs. VOILÀ! is supported by abundant instructor and student resources, including iLrn: Heinle Learning Center, an all-in-one online diagnostic, tutorial, assessment, homework, and course management system that saves you time and saves your students money, and Heinle iRadio, .mp3-ready grammar and pronunciation tutorials that support student learning.
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Contents

Appendice de grammaire
491
Les pronoms possessifs
497
Reflexive verbs
503
Françaisanglais
511
Anglaisfrançais
529
Index
549
TextRealia Credits
555
Copyright

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About the author (2009)

Kathy Heilenman held a joint appointment in French and Italian and Foreign and English as a Second Language Education at the University of Iowa. She was co-director of the Foreign Language Acquisition, Research, and Education Program, which houses a Ph.D. in Second Language Acquisition.

Isabelle Kaplan recently retired from the Isabelle Kaplan Center for Languages and Cultures at Bennington College, VT. She was the Vermont President of the AATF Chapter, a member of the Executive Board of the VFLA, and a Project Director for ACTFL. She remains an active member in the foreign language community, consulting for ACTFL, the Department of Defense, and several colleges and universities. She is also an oral proficiency tester and trainer.

Claude Toussaint Tournier is College Lecturer Emerita of French and Italian at Northwestern University. He previously served as first-year French program coordinator and teaching assistant supervisor at Northwestern University.

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