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March 20, 2019
9781626165977
English
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2.35 Pounds (US)
$227.95 USD, £170.00 GBP
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C'est ce qu'on dit: Deuxième année de français, Bundle

Book + Website Access Card

IMPORTANT NOTICE:

The Smart Sparrow Companion Website will not be available after December 31, 2020. It is free to access until that date. More information is available at CommeOnDitTextbook.com.

Beginning July 1, 2020, workbooks with exercises from the Smart Sparrow Companion Website will be available for purchase, as will workbook answer keys. They will both be sold in ebook format only.

Standalone textbooks are now available for purchase — and are priced to reflect this change.

Multimedia textbooks featuring the print textbook bundled with an access code to a companion website will not be sold after June 1, 2020. Instructors should alert students and campus bookstores to buy the textbook and not the multimedia for the Fall 2020 term.

C'est ce qu'on dit is a second-year (intermediate-level) companion textbook to the beginning-level textbook Comme on dit, and as such follows the same basic format and principles: students work with hundreds of samples of authentic, nonscripted spoken and written French and are led in a step-by-step manner from rule discovery to the acquisition of speaking, reading, writing, and listening competence. The homework activities and inductive presentation of grammar guarantee a completely student-centered approach, as student input is required in each and every exercise. Given the more advanced focus of C'est ce qu'on dit, however, exercises lead students to expand their competence not just of conversational registers but of formal written and spoken registers, as well.

Programs that take advantage of the full range of speaking, listening, reading, writing, grammar, and cultural expansion activities in C'est ce qu'on dit will find it to be a robust standalone program; however, in the event that programs prefer to include an outside content component, suggestions are offered in the preface and throughout each unit for ways to free up classroom time. By the end of C'est ce qu'on dit, an average student can be expected to have attained the competency objectives described as Advanced-Low on the ACTFL proficiency scale and as a B1 level on the Common European Framework scale (CEFR).

Exam copies of the textbook, workbook, and workbook answer keys are available free of charge to instructors and must be requested separately. To request digital exam copies of the workbook and workbook answer keys please visit the pages for each of those products.

AVAILABLE THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2020 ONLY

COMPANION WEBSITE FOR C'EST CE QU'ON DIT

C'est ce qu'on dit's companion website includes all homework exercises, enabling students to practice vocabulary, grammar, listening, and speaking. It capitalizes on technology to enrich the experience of students and teachers and improve learning outcomes. Automatically graded and teacher-graded exercises provide students feedback on understanding the points of grammar discussed in the textbook, as well as on practicing, vocabulary, pronunciation, and listening and reading comprehension.

Instructors can connect their students into one online class and track each student's progress, allowing instructors to tailor in-class time to cover new material and address knowledge gaps.

Companion Website for
C'est ce qu'on dit Features:
• Over 150 interactive homework activities, including both automatically graded and teacher-graded exercises
• Extensive vocabulary and grammar exercises
• Listening comprehension activities centered around authentic discourse segments
• Reading passages from a variety of sources

About the Authors

Claude Grangier was Senior Lecturer and French Language Coordinator at the University of Chicago until 2018. With an academic background in philosophy, she devoted over 40 years to teaching French as a foreign language, researching foreign language teaching methodology, and developing language learning materials.

Nadine O'Connor Di Vito
is Senior Lecturer at the University of Chicago and was Director of Language Programs in the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures from 1992 until 2018. Specializing in sociolinguistics and discourse analysis, she has developed and analyzed several corpora of French spoken discourse. She is the author of Patterns Across Spoken and Written French: Empirical Research on the Interaction Among Forms, Functions, and Genres as well as numerous articles in sociolinguistics and foreign language teaching and acquisition.

Marie Berg has been a Lecturer in French at the University of Chicago for over 10 years, during which time she has been teaching and developing material for third-year students.
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