Author(s): Sylvia Honnor
This title provides extensive coverage of the national curriculum, and the Scottish 5-14 guidelines. It includes a systematic approach to grammar progression, with clear explanations and extensive practice. It contains: interesting topics, set in authentic contexts, from France and other French speaking countries; clear and attractively designed pages, with humorous and stimulating artwork; user-friendly vocabulary and grammar reference sections to encourage independent learning; and end of unit summaries to provide a clear learning framework. It provides full coverage of the New National Curriculum requirements. It provides more grammar activities and more emphasis on verb learning. It includes: new ICT activities, new differentiation of exercises, new "Reading for pleasure" sections, new motivating Flashcards, lively and modern Students' Book, clear presentation, and integrated assessment guidance tasks.
They have been involved with the two previous editions of the course. Sylvia Honnor has taught French to a variety of students from schools and universities. She has also been an oral examiner and a member for many years of the Modern Languages committee of a major examining board Heather Mascie-Taylor is a French teacher and an educational writer, who has extensive experience in writing French course materials.