French Books

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French I A & French I B Books

Required Book is used for both classes:
Contacts -- Langue et culture françaises by Jean-Paul Valette and Rebecca M. Valette; Eighth Edition -- Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company; Student Edition: ISBN: 0-618-39578-4
Optional Reference Books (not required):
Cassell's French and English Dictionary ISBN:0020136803

French 2 & 3 Books


Required Book is used for both classes:
Contacts -- Langue et culture françaises by Jean-Paul Valette and Rebecca M. Valette; Eighth Edition -- Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company; Student Edition: ISBN: 0-618-39578-4

Optional Reference Books (not required):
A French-English dictionary such as Harper Collins Robert French College Dictionary (Paperback), Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers, ISBN: 0-00-470711-7
(or any HarperCollins French-English dictionaries) and Bescherelle: L’Art de conjuguer 12,000 verbes (Verb Conjugation), Publisher: Hatier, ISBN: 2218717166

French 4 & 5 Books:


Required Book and materials used for both classes:
Valette and Valette, A Votre Tour: Intermediate French, 2nd edition. (Wiley, 2006) ISBN-10: 0470424230 / ISBN-13: 978-0470424230
OR
Valette and Valette, A Votre Tour: Intermediate French, 2nd edition. (Houghton Mifflin, (2007) ISBN 10: 0618693157 / ISBN 13: 9780618693153
RECOMMENDED REFERENCE BOOKS:
Bescherelle: L’Art de conjuguer 12,000 verbes (Verb Conjugation), Publisher: Hatier, ISBN:2218717166
Collins Robert French College Dictionary (French/English-English/French). Publisher: Harper Collins Publishers, ISBN: 0060892005

French 6


REQUIRED BOOKS AND MATERIALS : No specific textbook is required. The instructor will provide copies of readings, videos, conversational texts, and homework sheets. Students will be expected to access assigned French sites and sources on the Internet as part of their homework.
RECOMMENDED REFERENCE BOOKS: A good mono-lingual French dictionary, either on-line or hardcopy, is much preferred at this level over a bilingual French – English dictionary; Le Nouveaupetit Robert dictionnaire de la langue française (French-French), Publisher: Le Robert, ISBN: 2850368261
A mono-lingual French dictionary of synonyms would also be useful; consider a Larousse Dictionnaire des Synonymes (Paperback), Publisher: Éditions Larousse, ISBN 978-2-03-592894-8
Also, Bescherelle: L’Art deConjuguer 12,000 Verbes, Publisher: Hatier, ISBN: 2218717166

French 7


REQUIRED BOOKS AND MATERIALS USED: Two to three full French & Francophone novels are read and studied each year. Books as well as movies are chosen in consultation with class members.
RECOMMENDED REFERENCE BOOKS: A good mono-lingual French dictionary, either on-line or hardcopy, is much preferred at this level over a bilingual French – English dictionary; Le Nouveaupetit Robert dictionnaire de la langue française (French-French), Publisher: Le Robert, ISBN: 2850368261
A mono-lingual French dictionary of synonyms would also be useful; consider a Larousse Dictionnaire des Synonymes (Paperback), Publisher: Éditions Larousse, ISBN 978-2-03-592894-8
Also, Bescherelle: L’Art deConjuguer 12,000 Verbes, Publisher: Hatier, ISBN: 2218717166