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Liaisons An Introduction to French (with SAM and ILrn(tm) Printed Access Card)

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ISBN-10: 1305635086

ISBN-13: 9781305635081

Edition: 2nd 2017

Authors: Wynne Wong, Stacey Weber-F�ve, Edouard Ousselin, Bill VanPatten

List price: $194.95
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LIAISONS is an innovative beginning-level French program grounded in principles of communicative language teaching and research in second language acquisition. Components of the program are carefully linked together, allowing you to make connections with your classmates, your instructor, your community, and the French-speaking world. With an engaging mystery film shot on location in Montreal, Quebec, and Paris, the program provides a rich array of communicative activities designed to stimulate interaction. LIAISONS guides you to first discover new vocabulary and grammar through different mediums, then connect form and meaning through a set of confidence-building activities, and finally,…    
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Book details

List price: $194.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2017
Publisher: Cengage Heinle
Publication date: 1/1/2016
Binding: Paperback
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 4.356
Language: English

Wynne Wong is Associate Professor of French and Second Language Acquisition (SLA) and Director of French Basic Language Instruction at the Ohio State University. Her research interests are in SLA and Quebec cultural studies. She has published in the areas of input processing, input enhancement, and the role of attention in SLA, and she is known for her research in French on Processing Instruction and Structured Input. She is the former managing editor of THE FRENCH REVIEW and the co-recipient of the 2005 Stephen A. Freeman Award for the article "The Evidence is IN: Drills are OUT" (FOREIGN LANGUAGE ANNALS, 36, 2003).

Stacey Weber-F�ve is Assistant Professor of French at Iowa State University. She is a specialist of French cinema with areas of expertise in contemporary French and Francophone literatures and cultural studies. Weber-F�ve has published books and articles in the areas of French and North African women's filmmaking and life writing as well as on the teaching of French and Francophone cinemas, literatures, and cultures. An award-winning teacher, she explores how second-language research study, literacy-based approaches, and the use of technology can directly inform the design of instructional support materials in French.

Bill VanPatten is Professor and Director of Applied Linguistics and Second Language Studies at Texas Tech University. His areas of research are input and input processing in second language acquisition and the effects of formal instruction on acquisitional processes. He has published widely in the fields of second language acquisition and language teaching and is a frequent conference speaker and presenter. His publications include Making Communicative Language Teaching Happen (with James F. Lee, 2003,McGraw-Hill), From Input to Output: A Teacher’s Guide to Second Language Acquisition (2003, McGraw-Hill), Processing Instruction: Theory, Research, and Practice (2004, Lawrence Erlbaum…