French in Action: A Beginning Course in Language and Culture : the Capretz Method, Part 2

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Yale University Press, Jun 1, 1994 - Foreign Language Study - 592 pages
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This workbook, in French after lesson 4, contains explanations and exercises, plus a bank of self-correcting tests that allows learners to measure their own progress. Part 2 of the workbook contains exercises for lessons 27-52. This workbook is to be used in conjunction with the French in Action textbook.

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The origins of French in Action go back to 1949-1956, when Pierre Capretz, then in his 20s, taught at the University of Florida. Capretz was a highly gifted instructor who was at heart a frustrated ... Read full review

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Language Dunce - even have trouble with English: I went through the 52 PBS programs first, then went through them again making notes, then I bought the book. This immersion method I believe is like a ... Read full review

About the author (1994)

Pierre Jean Capretz is an educator and writer. He began teaching French in 1949 and joined the faculty of Yale in 1956, ultimately becoming the Director of the Language Laboratory at the school and then Director of the Language Development Studio. He is best known as the creator and host of the PBS television series French in Action. He was made Doctor of Letters, Honoris Causa by Middlebury College in 1993.

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