Easy French Reader has ratings and 34 reviews. Roy said: I bought this book years ago, right when I had decided to try to learn French. Unfortunately. Easy French Reader w/CD-ROM by R. de Roussy de Sales, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Available in: Paperback. The fun and easy way to quickly enhance your French reading skillsEasy French Reader is based on the premise that.

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Section two has nice, short biographies from French history, and section three has some abridged short stories, mostly from the 19th and early 20th centuries. Beginner French, with very simple grammar, but school vocabulary assumed.

It begins to be much more interesting on page 66 and following where the readings are about the history of France! I thought this book was an excellent review of French for people like me, who learned it years ago but are pretty rusty.


For some reason I don’t really enjoy these stories, though I think I understood more of them in my most recent reading than when I read them over 10 years ago in other editions. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide.

Build your comprehension of the French language with readings of increasing difficultyFind out what unfamiliar words and phrases mean with the book’s helpful glossaryDiscover the nuances of French language and culture as well as the country’s history through engaging texts Get a rousdy for authentic French society with readings from contemporary literature Use the accompanying CD-ROM to hear engaging recordings of more than twenty-five passages featured in the book.

However, this book is definitely not for absolute beginners. The stories that Sales selected for the third part are entertaining and offer a glimpse into specific aspects of French A very useful book for someone at the beginning to intermediate stages of learning French.


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My only complaint about this book is that positive female representation in the second and third parts of the book was noticeably lacking. Suitable for raw beginners to intermediate-level language learners, this popular title features engaging readings of progressive difficulty that allow you to rapidly build your comprehension. A great feature is that the author translated many new French words in the margins, removing much inconvenience in referring to the “Vocabulary.

The exercises are perfect for their level. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. It starts off with very simple stories assuming you already have a beginner vocabulary to work withwhich gradually increase in length and complexity. Les grandes figures de l’histoire Chapters incl.

These inc Three distinct sections in this reader, at different levels of difficulty. Mar 06, Taylor Boudreaux rated it liked it. You will be actually reading french in the first lesson and understand it! I am looking forward to using this book in the fall.

Easy French Reader w/CD-ROM

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Eas. At first, the contents are very boring and tedious, then it gets increasingly useful with historical facts and figures.

Other books in this series. The two main teenage characters, an American girl and a French boy are typical of many most people will recognise, and their situations, opinions, discussions and mild arguments quite believable, keeping the student interested, and therefore frwnch their vocabulary and thereby their confidence in speaking French.

I will definitely return to this book to continue building my vocabulary. This book is best used as a supplement to a beginning French language instruction program or course.


It is an excellent book, and what really matters is applying ourselves with dedication and getting the most out of what we read. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Jul 29, Linda rated it really liked it Shelves: A great reader for those that have had at least one semester of French.

Sakes 23, Joseph rated it it was amazing. I had about 5 semesters of college French before starting this book and found it appropriate for my level without needing a dictionary or referring to the glossary too often.

One person found this helpful. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. The fun and easy way to quickly enhance your French reading skills “Easy French Reader” is based on the premise that the best way to learn a language is to start reading it, immediately.

Mar 10, Imad Ahmed rated it it was amazing. There is still quite a vocabulary burden when reading these, so their suitability will depend on how comfortable people are with unknown words, and the size of their current vocabulary. I highly recommend the book. V good for building one’s confidence to read more. If you would like roussj teach yourself French, this is a great place to start.

Nov 13, Ramsey rated it really liked it.

Easy French Reader

Easy French Reader by R. Table of contents Premiere partie: Apr 05, Leah rated it it was amazing Shelves: If you are starting to learn French this is a decent resource to use. Vocabulary words are highlighted for each sxles chapter, and comprehension questions are also included.