Included in each chapter, is vocabulary helpful to understanding and discussing the film, structured exercises in understanding the film once it has been viewed—especially for discussion in class—and an accompanying reading for each film designed to provide perspective on the film itself.
New to the fourth edition:
- Four new award-winning films
- Revised selection of readings
- Handy textboxes providing clarifications, examples, and how to avoid common mistakes
- Screen shots of characters in Premiere Approche
- Companion website offering links to film trailers, interviews, and other online resources
The Films (new in bold):
Inch’ Allah dimanche | Jean de Florette | Manon des sources | Ressources humaines | Joyeux Noël | Le fabuleux destin d’Amélie Poulain |L’esquive | Ridicule | La veuve de Saint-Pierre | Les femmes du 6e étage | Welcome | Au revoir les enfants | 8 femmes | Cyrano de Bergerac | Le hussard sur le toit | Molière | Le dernier métro | Le dîner de cons
Les explications sous forme de textes et de tableaux sont accompagnées d'exemples illustrés. On trouvera à la fin de l'ouvrage un glossaire bien utile lorsqu'il s'agit de trouver rapidement un terme grammatical.
Designed for learners of French of all ages, whether you are learning at school, in evening classes, for business or to go on holiday.
The text consists of 250 quirky and interesting French idioms which are arranged into different themes, and are given with simple example phrases to show them in context. Clear and concise language notes provide information on the meaning and background of some idioms, while handy culture notes help explain any cultural differences.
Combined with a text which has a selection of illustrations, the Collins Easy Learning French Idioms takes you beyond beginner level and expands your knowledge of frequently used, natural French expressions.
• Get it right: key idioms and example phrases help improve your knowledge of real French.
• Get there fast: clear themes help guide you to the type of idiom you're looking for.
• Have confidence: a fun, useful guide to common French idioms helps you increase your knowledge of natural French and French culture.