1. French: Middle/High School by Danielle De Gregory, Paperback: 128 pages, Publisher: Instructional Fair
The elementary level gets students on their way to speaking French by beginning with the alphabet and numbers and progressing through functional vocabulary. The middle/high school level covers a variety of subjects, verbs, and complete sentences.
2. Oxford School French Dictionary by Valerie Grundy (Editor), Jennifer Barnes (Editor), Paperback: 608 pages, Publisher: Oxford University Press
The Oxford School French Dictionary has been specifically written with secondary students in mind. It will take them through all their school years of French study from day one to GCSE. Easy-to-use and understand, this dictionary leads students straight to the translation they are looking for. · 35,000 words and phrases and 40,000 translations · Clear introduction explaining how the dictionary works · Thousands of examples providing modern written and spoken contexts · Highlighted idioms and verb tables offer quick and easy reference · Map of France shows students different departments while a map of Europe shows the names of countries and major capitals in French · Strong sewn binding means the dictionary will stand up to classroom wear and tear. Readership: 11-16 year olds.
3. Conversational French in Twenty Lessons: Illustrated, Intended for Self-Study and for Use in Schools : With a Simplified System of Phonetic Pronunciation (Cortina Series) by R. Diez De La Cortina, Paperback: 382 pages, Publisher: Cortina
This is an excellent book for beginners! The lessons are easy to understand. It is a well written book and was well worth the money. If you were to rip this book in half and just keep the reference grammar section, you’d still have a bargain. The twenty lessons are excellent and are also a bargain on their own.
4. The Oxford-Duden Pictorial French and English Dictionary by Genevieve Lebaut, M. Clark, Bernadette Mohan, Paperback: 880 pages, Publisher: Oxford University Press
The Oxford-Duden Pictorial Dictionaries provide parallel English and foreign word lists containing 29,000 items for each language. Based on the premise that pictures can more clearly convey certain kinds of information, these dictionaries present a list of vocabulary relating to a subject together with a picture illustrating that subject. Each double-page spread links the words by number to the picture situation drawn from everyday life; 384 sections cover a broad range of subjects in the fields of science, medicine, technology, industry, commerce, and arts and leisure, including astronomy, automobiles, swimming, supermarkets, nuclear energy, nightclubs, and much more. Both English and foreign words appear on the same page for easy use. The dictionaries also provide fully alphabetized indices in both languages which refer the reader not only to the various subjects and contexts in which a word is used, but also to the correct translation and vocabulary of the entire subject. An essential reference for senior high school students, university students, general readers, translators, travelers, and business people.