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Vous! The Global French Experience

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9780495912088

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0495912085
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Pub. Date:
1/1/2011
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Cengage Learning
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Summary

VOUS! is a complete introductory French program that makes learning French easier through its flexible and accessible approach. The program integrates the best aspects of theories in second-language acquisition and focuses on skills crucial to the learning and use of a foreign language. The program incorporates high-frequency vocabulary that is of interest to today's students, grammar explanations that are complete and comprehensible, a focus on all skills, task-based activities that simulate what students will do during their first travel- or study-abroad experience, and high-interest cultural topics that invite cross-cultural comparisons. This innovative and comprehensive approach to the introduction of French language and culture asks students to use their analytical skills while participating in a highly interactive and personalized learning experience. The Worktext Advantage version of vous, 2nd Edition Volume 2 includes the complete front matter and back matter plus Textbook Modules 8-14 PLUS SAM Modules 8-14 in one convenient paperbound volume. Volume 1 also includes the complete front matter and back matter plus Textbook Modules 1-8 PLUS SAM Modules 1-8.

Table of Contents

To the Student
An Overview of the Textbook's Main Features
Acknowledgments
Qui Es-Tu?
Vocabulary
Basic conversations
Introductions
Making plans
Structures
The alphabet
Tu vs. Vous
Numbers 0-30
Numbers 31-69
Le verbe ?tre
Culture
Greetings and goodbyes in Francophone countries
Universities in France
Je Suis
Vocabulary
Describing yourself and others
Daily activities
professions, pets
Structures
Negation
The verb avoir
Adjectives placement and agreement
Regular and stem changing -er verbs
Indefinite articles
Culture
Portrait of some French and Francophone "speakers"
Is there a "typical" French person? ? l'aventure! La Guadeloupe
Ma Famille et Mes Amis
Vocabulary
Family members
Days of the week and months of the year;
Sports and Leisure activities
Structures
Yes/no questions
Definite articles
Possessive adjectives
On and il y a
Numbers 70-1,000,000
Culture
The French and their pets
Mother's Day in the Central African Republic
Mon Appartement
Vocabulary
Describing an apartment or house
Prepositions
Household chores
the weather
Structures
The near future
the verb aller contractions with ?
Telling time
Regular -ir verbs
Prepositions and contractions with definite articles
The verb faire
Culture
Housing in Francophone Europe
Winter in Qu?bec
? l'aventure!
La Wallonie
Ma Ville
Vocabulary
Specialty shops
Clothing
Structures
Regular -re verbs
Partitive articles and expressions of quantity
The verbs mettre, porter, and essayer
The pronouns y and en
The verbs prendre, comprendre, and apprendre
Culture
Brasseries
French supermarkets
Mew Gouts Gastronomiques
Vocabulary
Expressions with avoir
eating at a restaurant
Foods
Table settings
Structures
The verbs vouloir, and boire
review of the partitive
Adverbs
The verbs devoir and pouvoir
Negations
ne?plus, ne? jamais, ne?rien, ne ?
Personne
Interrogative adjective quel
Culture
French bread and cheese
French and Francophone African table manners
? l'aventure!
La Provence
Les Infos Qui M'entourent
Vocabulary
The media
Events in our lives
Structures
Pass? compos? with avoir
Negative and interrogative in the pass? compos?
Pass? compos? with ?tre
Pass? compos? with y, en, and adverbs
The verbs lire, dire, ?crire
Culture
French television
TV Guides in France
Mes Relations Amoureuses et Amicales
Vocabulary
Daily routines
Romantic and friendly relationships
Personal relationships
Structures
Present tense of reflexive verbs
Reflexive verbs in the near future
Reciprocal verbs
Pass? compos? of reflexive and reciprocal verbs
The verbs quitter, partir and sortir
Culture
A Moroccan wedding
Interracial and intercultural marriage in France
? l'aventure! La Louisiane
Quand J'etais Adolescent(E)
Vocabulary
School life
Concerns of adolescents
Child-rearing
Parts of the body and body image
Structures
Formation and uses of the imperfect tense
The imperfect with y and en
Interrogative pronouns
forming questions in the imperfect
Indefinite and definite articles with parts of the body
Culture
French teenagers and their parents
Problems of adolescents in Francophone countries
Mon Boulot
Vocabulary
Work
Giving directions
Structures
Imparfait versus pass? compos?
Pass? compos? and imparfait to express point of view
The meaning of certain verbs in the pass? compos? and imparfait
Giving commands
Giving commands with reflexive verbs
Culture
Working conditions in the Francophone world
Looking for work in the Francophone world
? l'aventure! La Tunisie
Mes Finances
Vocabulary
At the hair dresser's
Banking and personal finances
Structures
Direct object pronouns
Direct object pronouns in commands
Past participle agreement
Comparative
Superlative
The verbs venir, revenir and devenir
Culture
Expenses that the French have
Consumers in Tunisia
Mes Reves
Vocabulary
Emotions
Travel by train and plane
Making hotel reservations
tourist activities
Structures
The conditional tense
Prepositions used with continents, countries and cities
Relative pronouns qui and que
Relative pronouns dont and o?
Culture
French advertisements
The French and wine
? l'aventure! Le Qu?bec
Ma Vie Branchee!
Vocabulary
Modern technology
Extreme sports and other hobbies
Fitness, exercise, and physical activities
Structures
The verbs conna?tre and savoir
The future tense
Disjunctive pronouns
Indirect object pronouns
Combining pronouns in a sentence
Culture
The internet in Africa
The French and soccer
Mon Bien Etre et ma Sante
Vocabulary: Health, internal organs, medical problems and remedies
Emotions
dietary habits
Expressions of emotion, desire, judgment, doubt and certainty
Structures
The present subjunctive
The subjunctive of irregular verbs
Subjunctive vs. infinitives
The subjunctive with expressions of emotion and desire
The subjunctive with expressions of judgment and doubt
Culture
How the French attain well being
Traditional medicine in Africa
? l'aventure! La Normandie
Dans la classe de fran?ais
Les ?tats-Unis et le Canada
L'alphabet phon?tique international (API)
Conjugaison des verbes
French-English Vocabulary
English-French Vocabulary
Index
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