Short Stories in French for Beginners

Olly Richards (author)



Dive into “Short Stories in French for Beginners,” a captivating collection designed for A2-B1 learners. Featuring eight varied genres, controlled vocabulary, authentic dialogues, and supportive tools, it’s crafted for enjoyable, frustration-free language learning. Enhance your French reading skills and vocabulary while delighting in the pleasure of progress and discovery.

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Number of pages: 252

Published: 13 November 2018

SKU: 9781473683433 Categories: ,


Dive into the enchanting world of language learning with “Short Stories in French for Beginners,” a distinctive anthology of eight unconventional and captivating tales tailored for both young and adult learners. Praised by Barbara Oakley, PhD, author of the New York Times bestseller “A Mind for Numbers,” this book stands as a testament to Olly’s remarkable work in making language acquisition a delight.

Designed specifically for students from beginner to intermediate levels (A2-B1 on the Common European Framework of Reference), this collection offers not just entertainment, but a genuine sense of achievement and progress in reading. Each story is carefully crafted to engage readers with a variety of exciting genres, from the intrigue of science fiction and crime to the rich tapestries of history and thriller narratives.

Key Features:

  • Diverse Genres: Explore eight stories across a spectrum of thrilling genres, enriching your language learning with a broad range of new vocabulary.
  • Level-Appropriate Language: Encounter controlled language use, including the 1000 most frequent words, designed to boost your confidence and comprehension seamlessly.
  • Authentic Dialogues: Immerse yourself in authentic spoken dialogues that enhance conversational skills and speaking abilities.
  • Enjoyable Learning: Embrace the joy of learning a new language without the usual frustration, backed by research that highlights the benefits of engaging content.
  • Accessible Grammar: Learn new grammatical structures naturally and stress-free, making language acquisition a smooth journey.
  • Supportive Tools: Benefit from a glossary for bolded words, a bilingual word list, full plot summaries, and comprehension questions after each chapter to consolidate your progress.

“Short Stories in French for Beginners” is more than a book; it’s a gateway to mastering French with ease and enjoyment. Whether you’re a science fiction aficionado, a mystery enthusiast, or a history buff, this collection will captivate your imagination while expanding your linguistic skills and cultural knowledge. Begin your journey to fluency today and discover the pleasure of reading in French, without ever feeling overwhelmed or frustrated.

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