Engaging ideas, transforming minds
Engaging ideas, transforming minds

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Canadian Scholars’ Press
193 pages
5 x 7.5 inches
September 2000
Print ISBN: 9781551301570


Overview

This book is for students of French as a foreign language. It is a practical pedagogical tool designed to teach the indispensable base elements of composition for French essays, homework or oral presentations. The text addresses issues of both technique and vocabulary, including lists of useful words for constructing various sentence types, and highlighting and explaining frequently occurring errors with French phrases.

LEVEL OF INSTRUCTION: Intermediate


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Table of Contents

Avant-propos


I. Technique

Le devoir de français
Exemple 1: la dissertation littéraire
Exemple 2: le sujet d’actualité culturelle
Types de plans


II. Tactiques
Affirmer
Ajouter
Approuver
Comparer
Concéder
Donner son opinion
Exposer oralement
Expressions diverses
Exprimer le but
Exprimer la cause
Exprimer le choix
Exprimer la conséquence Exprimer le doute/l’incertitude
Exprimer l’impossibilité/l’improbabilité
Exprimer la possibilité/la probabilité
Exprimer le temps
Illustrer
Introduire
Opposes
Préciser
Questionner
Restreindre
Résumer/conclure
Structurer
Transitions courantes


III. Vocabulaire utile
Adjectifs
Noms
Verbes


IV. Appendice
Erreurs fréquentes
Notes

Laurence Enjolras

Laurence Enjolras is Professor of French in the United States.


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