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Grammar and scenarios
 
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Children daily life
 
e-booklet for children
 
French dictations
 
Bilingual French recipes
 
Grammar French Basics
 

French learning books and ebooks

Our team has published 7 ebooks: 5 audio ebooks, 1 bilingual French-English recipe ebook,
1 ebook on French grammar basics
, our lastest audio ebook specially designed
for people preparing a trip to France and our brand new paperback book:
The First Self-Help book for French Learners!

Why these ebooks?

One of the most difficult and challenging aspects involved in learning another language is gaining a real understanding of the day-to-day language. Many books accompanied with CDs offer listening comprehension exercises, but the scenarios or conversations are not always on situations that you would actually find yourself in on a daily basis when living in France.

In each issue of French Accent Magazine, we have written scenarios to integrate French grammar points and up-to date and useful vocabulary based on real life situations, and dictations. In order to train your ear to the sound of French, we have added audio links to each scenario so that you can listen to it repeatedly.

To give you substantial listening practice, we have compiled these ebooks which include most of the scenarios we have written since December 2006. Whether you are a beginner, intermediate or advanced French learner, you will learn the language used in different contexts such as having to speak with an Internet technician, or at the hairdresser, or with a potential employer while going through a job interview, or with a doctor, etc…
We have also created an ebook to help you improve your writing skills, a grammar ebook for the beginner learners, a bilingual cooking ebook, a ebooks serie for children who are starting to learn French and our latest audio e-book (or paper book) specially designed for people preparing a trip to France!

Our New Audio e-book for travellers to France!

"Travelling in France, essential communication for the smart tourist"
140+ pages
ebook (or paper book) with audio vocabulary, and the most usual French expressions!

Are you planning a trip to France? This audio e-book (or paper book) will provide you with the essential communication tools so that you can enjoy a more satisfying experience during your stay. Also available as a paper book!

Special Introductory Price - 15% off!!
- Details here

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Learn FrenchAnd Our Brand New paperback book for
French students!!


Learn French? Of Course You Can!
The First Self-Help Guide for French Learners!

The goal of this very first self-help book on learning French is to motivate you and to give you confidence as a French learner, as you make your way through a multitude of linguistic and cultural layers. 260 pages paperback book.


Also available as an e-book!


Special Introductory Price - 15% off!!

Details here

Our other e-books:

1."Say It with a French Accent": French Grammar explanations and audio scenarios.

2."Live Like a French Person": Audio scenarios on daily life.

3."Raise your Children with a French Accent": Audio scenarios on children's daily life; songs and stories.

4."Write Like a French Person"
To help you improve your writing skills, we have compiled most of the dictations into 1 audio e-book:

5. "Cook Like A French Person"
For the food lovers and the cooks, learn the French cuisine vocabulary with our new homemade simple and tasty French recipes. The recipes are written both in French and in English:

6."e-booklet": specially designed for 7-13 year-old children who are starting to learn French!.

7. "Grammar French Basics"
This French basics Grammar book is written for the beginner learners; they will be able to learn and exercise their understanding with the crucial basics of the language. Step by step along with a teacher or on his/her own, the student can construct the sentences and gain plenty of practice:

You'll be able to read the e-book(s) on your computer, iPhone, iPad...and also on electronic bookreaders*
such as Amazon Kindle, Bookeen, Mobipocket, Nook, Sony reader... or print any pages you wish.
To access the French audio files: click on the audio icons while you are connected on the internet.
A web page will display the audio files you wish to listen to (or to download into an MP3 format).

*audio is not available directly on electronic book readers but can be downloaded separately.

1- Say It With a French Accent

70+ pages ebook with sample grammar presentations and
35 French-English scenarios
, with audio links!

Whether you are a beginner or an intermediate level learner, the combination of learning grammar points and working on your listening comprehension will greatly help you raise your comprehension level. It is a much easier way to understand how the grammar constructions are built placed into different contexts.

To give you substantial listening practice, we have compiled in this book most of the scenarios we have written in the French French Accent Magazine since December 2006.

Do you find it difficult to understand when to use ‘passé composé' or ‘imparfait'? Or which polite forms do we actually hear in the real world? Are the time prepositions confusing? How do we place the negatives words? These are the type of grammar points (and there are many more) you will find in this e-book. Understand better how they are constructed and used through these lively scenarios!

See a 8 pages sample including summary here (pdf file)

Regular
Price
18 €
For UK residents
(UK address required)
£15
For US/CAN residents
(US/CAN address required)
US$22


Within 24 hours after receiving your payment, we will send you an email with a link to download the e-book.

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2- Live Like a French Person

Ebook with 75 French-English scenarios on daily life in France with up-to-date crucial expressions
All with audio links!

One of the most difficult and challenging aspects involved in learning another language is gaining a real understanding of the day-to-day language.

Many books accompanied with CDs offer listening comprehension exercises, but the scenarios or conversations are not always on situations that you would actually find yourself in on a daily basis when living in France.

You will learn the language used in different contexts such as having to speak with an Internet technician, or at the hairdresser, or with a potential employer while going through a job interview, or with a doctor, etc…

A must if you are planning a short or long stay in France !!

 

See a 9 pages sample including summary here (pdf file)

Regular
Price
18 €
For UK residents
(UK address required)
£15
For US/CAN residents
(US/CAN address required)
US$22


W
ithin 24 hours after receiving your payment, we will send you an email with a link to download the e-book.


3- Raise your Children With a French Accent

50+ pages ebook with French-English Scenarios on Daily Life in France , Vocabulary, children songs and poems with audio links!

Moving to a foreign country with children is quite a venture and you may be asking yourselves questions such as:
“-Will my children adapt to the new life style and the new school system?
-Will they make friends?
-Will they panic when they don't understand what is being told to them?”

In order to help future expatriate families with learning the French language found in typical situations, and in order to reassure parents about the fact that children do integrate quickly in their new environment, we have created this informative, entertaining and educational e-book: You will find a compilation of articles both in French and English on the education and cultural differences in France; experiences related by expatriate families; typical everyday French scenarios in school, social and different family situations.

It is also a fun and entertaining tool to any family who wishes to practice the French language in their home: French songs and children's stories that parents can discover together with their children.

All scenarios have audio links so you can listen to it repeatedly!

See a 10 pages sample including summary here (pdf file)

Regular
Price
18 €
For UK residents
(UK address required)
£15
For US/CAN residents
(US/CAN address required)
US$22

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Within 24 hours after receiving your payment, we will send you an email with a link to download the e-book.

Order 2 or 3 of the above ebooks at a reduced price!


Order 2
ebooks for only 30 €!

instead of 36 €

 


Order 3
ebooks for only 40 €!

instead of 54 €

     

When you make your payment, write the e-books numbers you want to receive in the Add special instructions to the seller box that will appear (i.e. e-books 1 and 2). If you have any trouble, send us an email here.
Within 24 hours after receiving your payment, we will send you an email with the e-book attached to it.

4- Write Like a French Person

50 French "dictées" (dictations) with audio links!
Practice your French through dictées! Two levels : beginner and intermediate.

One of the best exercises to help those studying French improve their writing skills in the language is to do a “dictée” (dictation):

Listen to the passage that is being read, then check to see if you've made any mistakes. Learn from the mistakes you've made in view of avoiding making the same ones the next time.

As it is not always easy to find a French person who would have the time and the availability to dictate a French text to a student, we have, in every issue of our e-publication French Accent Magazine since its start in December 2006, published in most issues two dictées, corresponding to two different levels: débutant (beginner) and intermédiaire (intermediary). Each of them is associated with an audio link of a person reading slowly the text, exactly as a French teacher would do in a class.
In this e-book, we reproduce all of them, and we encourage our readers and students to try to do them, if they want to pursue the goal of writing, one day, like a French person.
If you click on the audio links below each dictée, you will be able to listen to the passage that will be read at a moderate rate and with each sentence repeated twice. You can, of course, listen to the recordings as many times as you like, but we recommend that you try and limit yourselves to two repetitions.

 

See a sample here (pdf file)

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Price
12 €
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£10
For US/CAN residents
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US$16

Within 24 hours after receiving your payment, we will send you an email with a link to download the e-book.


5- Cook Like a French Person

Learn French while cooking!
25 bilingual
(French-English) traditional French recipes adapted to an international taste
(Note: e-book without audio)

This latest edition to our growing series of e-books presents a selection of 25 traditional French recipes, adapted to an international taste.
All the recipes in this new e-book were originally published, beginning in December 2006, in our e-publication French Accent Magazine. As French Accent is a family venture, all of them are creations of a member of the family.
Since most of us don’t usually eat meat, all of these recipes are mostly fish or vegeterian dishes, but many of them can easily be adapted to include meat or substitute meat for the fish in the fish recipes. Many can also be served as side dishes to accompany a main course containing meat.
The advantage of having all of these recipes published together in one easy-to-use document is that it is far easier to simply print out the pdf version of the recipe you would like to use, making it much simpler than using a large and heavy cookbook to place the recipe in a convenient place in the kitchen while you are cooking.
To make your life easier, all the recipes are bilingual, but we encourage students of French to read and use the French version also, and to take the opportunity to learn very useful vocabulary and expressions that are invaluable for those who travel or live in a French-speaking country.
Bon appétit!

See a sample here (pdf file)

Regular
Price
12 €
For UK residents
(UK address required)
£10
For US/CAN residents
(US/CAN address required)
US$16

Within 24 hours after receiving your payment, we will send you an email with a link to download the e-book.

SPECIAL PRICE
Order the 2 above ebooks

FOR
ONLY 16 €
Regular price: 24 €
For UK residents
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ONLY £14
Regular price: £20
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ONLY US$22
Regular price: US$32

Within 24 hours after receiving your payment, we will send you an email with a link to download the e-books.

6- Bouclette
The first of a new series of e-booklets specially
designed for 7-13 year-old children who are
starting to learn French!

Fun, full of drawings, games, exercises,
audio links, etc...

See a sample here (pdf file)

Regular
Price
14 €
For UK residents
(UK address required)
£11
For US/CAN residents
(US/CAN address required)
US$18

Within 24 hours after receiving your payment, we will send you an email with a link to download the e-book.

 

7- Grammar (French Basics)

Easy grammatical explanations and practical, everyday language
With more than 170 exercises
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Our students grammar book contains easy grammar explanations. One difficulty in learning French is the complexity of the grammar and the fear of learning it. We wrote our explanations in English in order to facilitate the comprehension. We have not published an answer book since this book will mostly be used along with a French teacher. Also, many of the questions in the exercises sections are for the students to reply freely, as well as many of the translations to do from English to French have more than one version possibility.

This French basics Grammar book is written for the beginner learners; they will be able to learn and exercise their understanding with the crucial basics of the language. Step by step along with a teacher or on his/her own, the student can construct the sentences and gain plenty of practice.

See a sample here (pdf file)

Regular
Price
20 €
For UK residents
(UK address required)
£17
For US/CAN residents
(US/CAN address required)
US$24

Within 24 hours after receiving your payment, we will send you the e-book by email.

You will need the last version of Acrobat reader to read the e-book(s). If you don't have it, download it for free here:

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