Easy French Reader has ratings and 34 reviews. Roy said: I bought this book years ago, right when I had decided to try to learn French. Unfortunately. Easy French Reader w/CD-ROM by R. de Roussy de Sales, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Available in: Paperback. The fun and easy way to quickly enhance your French reading skillsEasy French Reader is based on the premise that.

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The difficulty increa I bought this book years ago, right when I had decided to try to learn French. La Derniere Cla This book provided an enjoyable way to brush off my high school French. For some reason I don’t really enjoy these stories, though I think I understood more of them in my most recent reading than when I read them over 10 years ago in other editions.

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Suitable for raw beginners to intermediate-level language learners, this popular title features engaging readings of progressive difficulty that allow you to rapidly build your comprehension.

I started this book god knows how many years ago and just never finished it. It is suitable for all ages, not too difficult and, although of necessity repetitive it is sufficiently interesting to avoid boring the student – unlike many school text books. This process will allow you to rapidly build comprehension and confidence as you enjoy the stories.


I love the notes in the margin as well as in the readwr. Just a sale while we sign you in to your Goodreads frenxh. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. The thir This book is best used as a supplement to a beginning French language instruction program or course. The third section contains abridged short stories by deceased, famous authors of French literature, ending in dramatic fashion with a story by Guy de Maupassant. This book is so much fun as I am saels French — great little stories that hold your attention while you build vocabulary.

You pretty much fend for yourself.

Easy French Reader w/CD-ROM

The progression of difficulty over the three sections was challenging but rlussy overwhelming and the definitions in the margin and glossary at the back made it fairly easy to comprehend the texts while learning new words and grammatical constructions. Jan 14, Riobhcah rated it it was amazing Shelves: I would say it is perfect for an advanced beginner – intermediate level.

Included in every section are vocabulary words to help with comprehension. Apr 05, Leah rated it it was amazing Shelves: Readings that steadily increase in difficulty, ended frecnh surprising myself with how well I could follow the stories at the end, although I skipped the Guy de Maupassant one because I’ve read the English version and thus reading the French one would be cheating-ish.

Progresses through the chapters.

Easy French Reader by R. de Roussy de Sales

Someone with less French background would likely need aales spend more time looking up words and making notes in the book to get the full benefit.


It starts off with very simple stories assuming you already have a beginner vocabulary to work withwhich gradually increase in length and complexity. Although the Kindle edition unfortunately did not indicate this, there is a free McGraw-Hill Language Lab app so you can hear the vocabulary and readings in French, a very useful supplement to the written text.

One person found this helpful. Also, v good final short story by Maupassant. Easy French Reader by R. This book has been very effective toward improving my French reading skills.

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Jul 29, Linda rated it really liked it Shelves: A very useful book for someone at the beginning to intermediate stages of learning French.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Most of the French words or their roots are listed in a French-English dictionary “Vocabulary” in the back of the book, so there is little need to consult another dictionary.