50 Ways to Improve your French: Teach Yourself

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Hodder & Stoughton, Dec 2, 2011 - Foreign Language Study - 160 pages
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Do you have a working knowledge of French, but want to improve? Allow this book to come to your rescue and eliminate basic errors and slips of the pen. Each one of 50 top tips for improving your spoken and written French is presented and analysed across a whole double page, with explanations as to where and why people sometimes go wrong. The tips are grouped into grammar, spelling, false friends, pronunciation and cultural faux pas sections. There's even free downloadable audio content available to help you with your pronunciation.

Polish your French with this brand new series from Teach Yourself - the No. 1 brand in language learning. 50 ways to improve your French touches all essential bases and is divided into the following easily digestible sections:

Only got a minute?
A 60-second introduction to French to get you started.

Only got five minutes?
Get to grips with French and its common pitfalls even if you're short of time.

Only got ten minutes?
Use your free time wisely to learn something about the French language.

Insights
Instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on Lorna Wright and Marie-Jo Morelle's many years of experience.

Test yourself
Tests online to keep track of your progress.

Articles
Extra information to keep you motivated.

Summaries
Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.

Grammar
Easy-to-follow building blocks to give you a clear understanding.

Pronunciation
Don't sound like a tourist - polish your pronunciation before you go.

Audio
Downloadable audio support online to help with key areas - iPod/MP3 compatible
For your free audio download please visit: www.hodder.co.uk/TYLfreedownloads

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About the author (2011)

Both authors currently teach at the University of Surrey. Lorna Wright is additionally on the panel of English examiners at Trinity College London and Marie-Jo Morelle holds a fellowship at the Higher Education Academy.