You can’t answer “how would you like your steak?” in the restaurant
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Each chapter covers a typical situation people come across everyday.
Using a dialogue between two characters, this includes ordering at a restaurant, shopping in a market, working in an office, meeting the doctor, making an appointment over the phone, and talking to a neighbour. The combination of colorful images and short dialogues will teach you what French people really say and give you words to finally respond to them.
Having spent more than 15 years teaching French around the world, ‘This is Not a Normal French Book’ represents Muriel’s experience with students learning the basics of French and what they’ve taught her along the way.
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French My Way was created by Muriel Lauvige (1978-2015)
With over 10 years of experience teaching French to youth and adults in England, Ireland, Jamaica, Indonesia, Thailand and Fiji, Muriel has shared her love of the language and culture around the world. She graduated with a double Masters Degree from France and the UK in French Linguistics and Teaching French as a Foreign Language, and also has a Masters from London University in Education.
Sadly Muriel passed away in 2015 and leaves behind her husband and daughter. All sales of “This is Not a Normal French Book” will go towards supporting her family. Learn more about Muriel in her husband’s tribute to her.