Part of the 'Complete Idiot's Guide' Series.
Beginner - Intermediate Level Users.
You're no idiot, of course. You appreciate wine and brie, can pronounce croissant, and know that bonjour means hello. But when it comes to actually learning the language, you feel stranded on the Eiffel Tower with no way down.
Don't strap on your parachute just yet! 'The Complete Idiot's Guide to Learning French' makes mastering French fun and entertaining - instead of bogging you down with verb tenses and vocabulary lists. You'll feel confident about "parlaying" your new proficiency into conversations with native speakers.
In this guide you get:
- enough of the basics to start speaking a little French in just a few days
- friendly advice on having conversations with native speakers
- helpful tips on mastering pronunciation
- language cues for every stage of a trip to France -from arriving at the airport and hotel to sightseeing, dining out and dealing with money