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Better Reading French, 2nd Edition

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ISBN-10: 0071770291

ISBN-13: 9780071770293

Edition: 2nd 2012

Authors: Annie Heminway

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List price: $24.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 10/27/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.54" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Annie Heminwayis a French teacher at the Alliance Française in New York. She is the author of more than ten books on the French language includingPitfalls in French(Barron’s) andBetter Reading French(McGraw-Hill). She is a native of France.

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Les petits mots d'amour A game of love, Valentine's Day cards, and proverbs about love
L'horoscope Horoscopes-Western and Chinese
Les petites annonces class�es Looking for love in the classifieds
L'amour �ternel A letter from Juliette Drouet to Victor Hugo
La vie romantique A letter from George Sand to Alfred de Musset
L'amour au th��tre Moli�re's pursuit of the perfect expression of love
L'amour et les chats Chateaubriand's love of cats
L'amour et le chocolat For the love of chocolate
L'adieu A farewell poem by Apollinaire
Les notes Sticky notes, to-do lists, e-mail, a love letter, a "Dear John" letter, postcards, and a wedding invitation
�changes entre voisins Correspondence-neighborly and not so neighborly
Correspondance administrative A letter to city hall
Lettre de cachet An official request
Lettres historiques Letters from the battlefield
Runes The magic of writing
Ha�kus Poetry in three lines
La panoplie du chef A chef's stock-in-trade
Recettes Three recipes, beginning with dessert
Les critiques culinaires A guide to Parisian restaurants
Cuisine et litt�rature D�jeuner with Proust
Les mani�res de table Eating do's and don'ts in the 1800s
Le lunch au Local Let's have lunch with the Qu�b�cois!
Des livres beaux � croquer Flaubert au chocolat, Balzac � la Chantilly
Enivrez-vous An invitation from Baudelaire
Chante, chante
� la claire fontaine A seventeenth-century soldier's lament
Le temps des cerises Politics and love in a nineteenth-century song
Les roses blanches Lyrical white roses for maman
Carmen Romance in Bizet's opera
Le chant gr�gorien Centuries-old plainsong
L'Olympia Resurrecting a musical theater in Paris
Le Mus�e de la Musique A museum of musical instruments
Nous n'irons plus au bois A song based on a nineteenth-century poem
La France des mus�es Museums-old and new
Le mus�e du quai Branly African, Asian, Oceanic, and American art by the Seine
Les mus�es ruraux Bread, bees, and ostriches in the countryside
Les mus�es urbains Fabric and fashion in the city
Les maisons d'artistes The artist's spirit lives on
Le Paris des jardins The green space of Paris
Emm�ne-moi au bout du monde
Un voyage d'affaires Doing business in Venice
L'Orient-Express A history of the train of myth and mystique
Un tour en montgolfi�re Up, up, and away
Paris boh�me A stroll through 1920s Montparnasse
Th�odore Monod A scientist and humanitarian whose passion was the desert
Alexandra David-N�el Pages from an explorer's journal
Femmes au-del� des mers Women, heritage, and networking
Fais-moi explorer
Lecture num�rique Young, avid digital readers
Les inventions Hot-air balloons, garbage cans, and Braille
L'euro Technology in your pocket
Les vitraux Craftsmanship in the restoration of stained glass
Marie Curie, une pionni�re du prix Nobel au Panth�on The first woman to join the nation's "great men"
M�decins Sans Fronti�res Relieving the world's suffering
Adolphe Sax The highs and lows of an inventor's life
Explique-moi tous les symboles
Les symboles fran�ais Maxims, the rooster, Marianne, and "La Marseillaise"
Les drapeaux The flags of France and the European Union
L'Acad�mie fran�aise Protecting the mother tongue
Les discours Speech, speech! Victor Hugo delivers
Fais-moi d�couvrir la litt�rature contemporaine
Hommage au monde francophone A tribute to the mother tongue
La th�orie des nuages Cloud obsession, love, and survival
Pondich�ry, � l'aurore From Stockholm to Pondich�ry
Aim� C�saire par sa fille C�saire, fundamental man
Ha�ti Kenbe La! Dreams of my Haitian grandmother
Dany Laferri�re We are human beings, all over the world
Boulevard des Mots-dits A carnival of words
La tourmente de la langue fran�aise Taming the French language
Chant � l'Indien A poem by Khireddine Mourad
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