Paperback, 96 pages. Level: A1/A2 (Common European Framework)
The all-in-one travel and language guide to France. Make the most of your trip to France with essential language help, hundreds of travel tips and cultural insights.
Travelling to France? Slip this Pocket Guide into your bag as you prepare for your trip. From the moment you arrive, Keys to France will give you essential information about staying in French hotels, asking for directions, understanding French signs, using public transport and driving in France. Of course there’s also lots of information about French food and wines, French markets and eating out. If you don’t have much French, or even if you are a complete beginner, you will learn how to avoid language difficulties, how to greet and thank people and how you can get by in lots of different situations with just five powerful French verbs. As for understanding the French, you will discover the art of kissing on the cheek, what you should avoid doing if you want to make a good impression and what you need to know about French culture. If your car breaks down or you need a doctor, Keys to France will also help you cope. There are really good things to know too, such as how to ask for the loo. There are even a few common swear words that you may hear, but of course shouldn’t use! In each section, fun quizzes will help you memorize key points.
Organized for easy reference and attractively illustrated, Keys to France is the all-in-one travel and language guide that will ensure you really make the most of your trip to France.
Pam Bourgeois's name has long been associated with creative and effective language learning methods. Her techniques for learning French and other European languages are based on years of experience running language schools for an international clientele and creating language study materials in Europe and Africa. She has worked as a consultant in business French for the BBC and co-authored OBJECTIFS: ASSIGNMENTS IN PRACTICAL LANGUAGE SKILLS (Cambridge University Press).
Pam has lived and worked for over 25 years in France where she established language schools, created and was editor-in-chief of several language magazines and developed a series of over 30 audio learning guides in three languages.
Her expertise in language acquisition and passion for cultural understanding inspired her to create Kolibri Languages and publish a series of practical guides to lifestyle, manners and language. These Learn French audio book guides highlight the importance of cultural awareness when learning a language and visiting another country.
Suitable for French Beginners (A1 of the Common European Framework), French Advanced Beginners (A2)
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