This is an introduction to commonly used French words and phrases around the home, with 500 lively photographs. It features exciting photographs of friendly children and toys getting up, eating meals, dressing up and playing games all around the home that will help first learners to pick up simple, conversational French. Key words on every page are highlighted and translated in vocabulary panels. Interactive questions and reward certificates make learning French fun and build up confidence. Tips on pronunciation and a teaching guide provide essential back-up information for grown-up helpers. This accessible book will give kids a great head start when they begin language lessons at school. Pictures of children just like them will immediately capture their interest. Sentences on each page appear in both French and English to help the young reader understand. At the end of every section is a question-and-answer game with a puzzle to solve that will give the child a real sense of achievement. A dictionary at the back of the book lists all the key words and explains how they are pronounced, while certificates further encourage success.
Veronique Leroy-Bennett is a French-speaking native of Brussels, Belgium. She moved to the UK in 1996, and has since taught French to young English children.