Horizons

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Cengage Learning, Feb 12, 2008 - Foreign Language Study - 512 pages
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HORIZONS is a complete elementary French program that makes learning French easier through its step-by-step skill-building methodology, flexible and accessible approach to grammar and new vocabulary, and creative yet sophisticated coverage of Francophone culture. Through varied interactive activities and clear grammar explanations, the text helps students communicate effectively in French while culturally connecting them to the Francophone world. HORIZONS features a clear, easy-to-follow structure that is ideal for instructors with any level of teaching experience. HORIZONS carefully guides students, Competence by Competence, through their first year of elementary French.
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Contents

À luniversité
28
Après les cours
64
Un nouvel appartement
104
En famille
140
Les projets
178
Les sorties
220
La vie quotidienne
258
La bonne cuisine
300
À lhôtel
382
Un drôle de mystère
426
APPENDICE A
446
APPENDICE B
447
Vocabulaire françaisanglais
453
Vocabulaire anglaisfrançais
473
Indice
488
Credits
492

En vacances
346

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About the author (2008)

Joan Manley is Professor Emeritus from the University of Texas at El Paso. During her 33 years as a faculty member, she gave over 100 workshops and conference presentations and authored 50 journal articles. She was a trainer and tester of the Oral Proficiency Interview, which led to the current emphasis on skill building and proficiency as exemplified in teaching programs such as HORIZONS.

Stuart Smith received her degrees and her first training and experience in teaching at the University of Texas at Austin. She has been teaching at Austin Community College since 1981 and has been authoring foreign language textbook and textbook materials since 1986.

John McMinn is Professor of French and Spanish at Austin Community College, where he has taught since 1986. After doing graduate studies in Romance Linguistics at The University of Texas at Austin, he also worked as an editor of high school and college-level language books. In addition to HORIZONS, he is coauthor of two Spanish textbooks.

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