Summary: 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 you communicate effectively in French while culturally connecting you to the Francophone world. HORIZONS features a clear, easy-to-follow s
tructure that carefully guides you, Comptence by Comptence, through your first year of elementary French.
Summary: 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 you communicate effectively in French while culturally connecting you to the Francophone world. HORIZONS features a clear, easy-to-follow structure that carefully guides you, Comptence by Comptence, through your first year of elementary French. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:4TH 09 Cover: Hardback Publisher:Heinle & Heinle Publishers, Inc. Year Published: 2009 International: No
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Part I: LE MONDE FRANCOPHONE. 0. On commence! Regional Focus: Le monde francophone. Comptence 1: Greeting people. Comptence 2: Counting and describing your week. Comptence 3: Talking about yourself and your schedule. Comptence 4: Communicating in class. Comparaisons culturelles: L''heure officielle.
Part II: SUR LA CTE D''AZUR. 1. l''universit. Regional Focus: La France et ses rgions. Comptence 1: Identifying people and describing appearance. Comptence 2: Describing personality. Comptence 3: Describing the university area. Comptence 4: Talking about your studies. Lecture et Composition: Lecture: L''accent grave. Comparaisons culturelles: Les tudes. Sur la Cte d''Azur. 2. Aprs les cours. Regional Focus: Nice. Comptence 1: Saying what you like to do. Comptence 2: Saying how you spend your free time. Comptence 3: Asking about someone''s day. Comptence 4: Going to the caf. Lecture et Composition: Lecture: Aux Trois Obus. Comparaisons culturelles: Le caf et le fast-food. Slctions musicales.
Part III: EN AMRIQUE. 3. Un nouvel appartement. Regional focus: En Amrique: Le Qubec. Comptence 1: Talking about where you live. Comptence 2: Talking about your possessions. Comptence 3: Describing your room. Comptence 4: Giving your address and phone number. Lecture et Composition: Lecture: Les couleurs et leurs effets sur la nature humaine. Comparaisons culturelles: Le Qubec d''aujourd''hui. 4. En famille. Regional focus: En Amrique: La Louisiane. Comptence 1: Describing your family. Comptence 2: Saying where you go in your free time. Comptence 3: Saying what you are going to do. Comptence 4: Planning how to get there. Lecture et Composition: Lecture: Cur des Cajuns. Comparaisons culturelles: La francophonie en Louisiane et ses origines. Slctions musicales.
Part IV: A PARIS. 5. Les projets. Regional focus: La France. Comptence 1: Saying what you did. Comptence 2: Telling where you went. Comptence 3: Discussing the weather and your activities. Comptence 4: Deciding what to wear and buying clothes. Lecture et Composition: Lecture: L''emploi du temps des Franais. Comparaisons culturelles: Les loisirs des Franais. Bienvenue en Europe francophone. 6. Les sorties. Regional focus: Paris. Comptence 1: Inviting someone to go out. Comptence 2: Talking about how you spend and used to spend your time. Comptence 3: Talking about the past. Comptence 4: Narrating in the past. Lecture et Composition: Lecture: Le cinma franais et le cinma amricain. Comparaisons culturelles: Le cinma: les prfrences des Franais. Slctions musicales.
Part V: EN NORMANDIE. 7. La vie "idienne. Regional focus: La France et sa diversit. Comptence 1: Describing your daily routine. Comptence 2: Talking about relationships. Comptence 3: Talking about what you did and used to do. Comptence 4: Describing traits and characteristics. Lecture et Composition: Lecture: Conte pour enfants de moins de trois ans (extrait). Comparaisons culturelles: L''amour et le couple. 6. La bonne cuisine. Regional focus: La Normandie. Comptence 1: Ordering at a restaurant. Comptence 2: Buying food. Comptence 3: Talking about meals. Comptence 4: Choosing a healthy lifestyle. Lecture et Composition: Lecture: Djeuner du matin. Comparaisons culturelles: table! Slctions musicales.
Part VI: AUX ANTILLES. 9. En vacances. Regional focus: La France d''outre-mer. Comptence 1: Talking about vacation. Comptence 2: Preparing for a trip. Comptence 3: Buying your ticket. Comptence 4: Deciding where to go on a trip. Lecture et Composition: Lecture: Ma grand-mre m''a appris ne pas compter sur les. Comparaisons culturelles: Le crole. 10. l''htel. Regional focus: Les Antilles. Comptence 1: Deciding where to stay. Comptence 2: Going to the doctor. Comptence 3: Running errands on a trip. Comptence 4: Giving directions. Lecture et Composition: Lecture: Y en a marre. Comparaisons culturelles: La musique francophone: les influences africaines et antillais
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