Sure, you can blurt out Merci! and Oui! Oui! and Garcon! as well as the next tourist, but in truth your French lacks a certain je ne sais quoi. That just won't do if you're touring the City of Light or sunning in Tahiti or ordering a la carte in a Montreal cafe. Whether you're traveling to a French-speaking country or learning French for business, this pocket-sized primer is your passeport to one of the world's most beautiful - and useful - languages.
Learn French in a Hurry features:
- Common French phrases (days of the week, numbers, letters)
- Pronunciation and conjugation tips and tricks
- Grammar made easy
- Useful words and terms
- Helpful French-English and English-French dictionaries
With Learn French in a Hurry
, you'll master le francais
Beginning French -- Learn your ABCs and how to pronounce them -- Sounds -- Numbers and counting -- To begin your vocab lesson, true cognates -- Don?t Be Tricked! False Cognates -- Building Your Vocabulary -- Days and dates -- Telling time -- Words you need to know -- Salutations and greetings -- Family, friends, and you! -- Describing things and people -- Your daily routine -- Coming and going -- Grammar -- Intro to French grammar -- Blueprint of a sentence -- Parts of speech -- Conjunctions -- Verbs -- Tense, mood, and voice -- Present tense -- Irregular verbs -- Simple verb tenses -- Compound verb tenses -- Questions -- Negation -- Presentatives and determiners -- Putting it together -- Writing in French -- Contractions -- Capitalization -- Punctuation -- Accents -- Acronyms and abbreviations -- Apocopes-making sense of things you hear -- Person about town -- Survival French Be polite -- Nationalities and languages -- Getting around town -- Airports and hotels -- In case of emergency -- In your community -- Common French phrases -- Appendix A: English to French dictionary -- Appendix B: French to English dictionary.
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 11th June 2007
Publisher: Adams Media