Now you can start learning French or improve your level with Bien-dire Initial, the bi-monthly audio magazine for beginner to intermediate speakers.
Published six times a year, Bien-dire Initial not only helps you improve your fluency, it also helps you understand what it is to be French.
The 52-page glossy magazine is packed full of lively articles and in-depth interviews about France and French culture. There are regular features on a range of topics including travel, business, the arts, cinema, politics, sport, cuisine, popular culture, plus profiles on leading personalities and issues making the news.
Alongside each article in French key words and phrases are glossed into English. Every feature is carefully chosen and graded for difficulty so you can assess your progress (ACTFL levels: Intermediate Low to Intermediate High). Each article will keep you up to date with idiomatic expressions as well as practical information about contemporary life in France.
The accompanying audio CD (or MP3 audio download) is the perfect tool for improving listening comprehension and building confidence in speaking French. Put together by a team of professional narrators, the 60 minutes of audio provides well-paced readings of the key articles from the magazine, together with pronunciation and intonation exercises. The audio component of the subscription will enable you to improve significantly your ability to understand French as it's really spoken.
What's more, because it’s a periodical, your study of French is always maintained and you won’t forget what you’ve worked so hard to learn; this is why Bien-dire has become an invaluable, authentic resource for thousands of teachers and students alike.
If you want additional support with French grammar, Bien-dire Initial also produce an optional, interactive, online Study Supplement, Bien-dire Plus, designed to accompany each issue of the magazine. You can add this to your subscription to Bien-dire audio magazine for just $41.95 for a year.
We think you’ll find Bien-dire Initial to be the best way to maintain or improve your proficiency in French, but if it is not for you, for any reason at all, we'll refund the entire cost of your subscription on a 'no questions asked' basis and what’s more, you can keep your first issue - all we ask is that you let us know within two months of receiving your first issue.
So, don’t delay, order Bien-dire TODAY and we’ll rush you your first issue of this superb French audio magazine. (Don't forget, all shipping and handling is free throughout North America for the life of the subscription.)
6 issues (one year)