Practice Makes Perfect Complete French All In One Premium Second Edition

Author: Annie Heminway
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 1260121046
Size: 72.33 MB
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The most comprehensive way to learn French – with seven bestselling books in one! Drawn from seven workbooks from the bestselling Practice Makes Perfect series, this powerhouse volume features all the knowledge and practice you need to master French. With Practice Makes Perfect: Complete French All-in-One, you will build your French vocabulary, straighten out your sentences, overcome your fear of verb tenses, master the intricacies of grammar, and much more. This value-packed workbook covers all the facets of French and offers thorough explanations that are reinforced by hundreds of hands-on practice exercises. You will, or course, get plenty of practice, practice, practice using all your new French skills. Whether you are learning on your own or taking a beginning French class, Practice Makes Perfect: Complete French All-in-One will help you master French in no time at all. Annie Heminway, editor, teaches grammar, creative writing, translation, African cinema, and classic and Francophone literature at the SCPS of New York University. She is also a translator and an editor for Francophone publishers. In 2006 she was awarded the Chevalier de L’Ordre des Palmes Académiques by the French government in recognition of her work in promoting the study of French. THE BONUS APP THAT ACCOMPANIES THIS BOOK PROVIDES: ● FLASHCARDS to aid memorization of all vocabulary items● STREAMING AUDIO for hundreds of exercise answers to model your pronunciation● PROGRESS TRACKER to assess your progress Practice Makes Perfect: Complete French All-in-One helps you: ● Learn French vocabulary● Get a solid grasp on grammar● Determine when to use different verb tenses● Master spelling and punctuate rules● Converse confidently in your new language● Build correct sentence structures

Japan France And East West Aesthetics

Author: Jan Hokenson
Publisher: Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Press
ISBN: 9780838640104
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Japan, France is the first comprehensive history of the idea of Japan in France, as tracked through close readings of canonical French writers and thinkers from the 1860s to the present. The focus is literary and intellectual, the context cultural. The discovery of Japanese woodblock prints in Paris, following the opening of Japan to the West in 1854, was a startling aesthetic encounter that played a crucial role in the Impressionists' and Post-Impressionists' invention of Modernism. French writers also experimented with Japanese aesthetics in their own work, in ways that similarly thread into the foundations of literary Modernism. Japonisme (the practice of adapting Japanese aesthetics to creative work in the West) became a sustained French tradition, in texts by such writers as Zola and Proust through Barthes and Bonnefoy. Each generation discovered new Japanese arts and genres, commented on the work of their predecessors in this vein, and broke still more ground in East-West aesthetics to innovate in the forms of Western literature and thought. To read literary history in this way unsettles Eurocentric assumptions about many of the French writers who are commonly considered the

French In Action

Author: Pierre J. Capretz
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300176139
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French in Action is widely recognized as a model for multimedia foreign-language instruction. Now revised for a new generation of French learners, the third edition includes new, contemporary illustrations and updated cultural and linguistic information for today's students. In use by hundreds of colleges, universities, and high schools, French in Action is a powerful educational resource. Part 2, for which the workbook is now available, guides students through the intermediate level of French language acquisition.