We have updated our Privacy Policy Please take a moment to review it. By continuing to use this site, you agree to the terms of our updated Privacy Policy.

Is this the right French course for me?

This lively, highly illustrative and communicative French course is designed to take adult beginners to GCSE level or equivalent. Whether you are learning for holiday, business or exam purposes, Façon de Parler 1 will guide you step by step through all the basic language skills and there is plenty of opportunity to practise what you have learnt.

Façon de Parler 1 is ideal for home learners as well as class study. Used with the accompanying brand new Façon de Parler 1 Activity Book, this best-selling course constitutes the ideal package for adult beginners in French.

What’s new in the fourth edition?

Now in its fourth edition, the course has been revised and updated to reflect the innovations of the technological era, while retaining the strengths and familiarity of the previous edition. Illustrated dialogues and exercises, comprehension questions, structured pair- and group-work activities, and regular revision sections to consolidate learning feature in the coursebook, while the three CDs include dialogues, passages and exercises. The Support Book, which contains answers to the exercises in the coursebook and recording transcripts, completes the CD pack.