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Ensemble: Grammaire en action, 7th Edition

November 2005, ©2006
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Ensemble: Grammaire en action integrates grammar review, culture, and thematic vocabulary. This integration helps students to express themselves more fully by using grammar in meaningful linguistic and cultural contexts. Grammaire en action is part of the Ensemble series, with Ensemble: Littérature, Ensemble: Culture et société, and Ensemble: Histoire.
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Preface.

1. Mini-review, Passé simple, and Dissertation.

2. Present Tense, Imperative, and Personal Pronouns.

3. Nouns and Articles.

4. Reflexives; Passé Composé and Imperfect.

5. Interrogatives and Negatives.

6. Descriptive Adjectives and Adverbs.

7. Future, Conditional, Pluperfect; Devoir.

8. Relative Pronouns and Demonstratives.

9. Subjunctive.

10. Possessives and Prepositions.

11. Passive Voice, Present Participle, and Causative Construction.

Appendix: A. Useful expressions.

Appendix: B. Verb charts.

Appendix: C. Answers to Chapter at a Glance Sections.

Vocabularies.

French-English.

English-French.

Index des noms propres.

Index.

Credits.

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  • The majority of the grammar activities have been revised so they can be done in pairs and groups in order to encourage more student interaction. 
  • There is a new two-part essay-writing activity.
  • Current cultural topics have been added in introductory activites and in culture capsules sprinkled throughout the chapters.  There is also a cultural index that includes French and Francophone names and places used in the activities.
  • The themes in some of the chapters have been reshaped to bring them in line with current cultural trends, and two new themes have been added, one on art, the other on sports. 
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  • Introductory chapter offers a brief review of basic grammatical structures in a clear and concise format that prepares students for the introduction of intermediate grammatical topics.
  • Chapter at a Glance is a capsule preview composed of model activities treating all the grammar points in the chapter.
  • The Vocabulaire du thème lists the thematic vocabulary of the chapter. Following each vocabulary list are four activities that allow students to use and expand the vocabulary, and also test their knowledge of current cultural issues.
  • Activities d' ensemble help students to synthesize grammar points and provide excellent recycling of previously-learned material.
  • Sujets de discussion sections relate to the chapter theme and suggest topics for oral and written presentations.
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Instructors Resources
Wiley Instructor Companion Site
Ensemble: Littérature 6e
Ensemble: Littérature offers selections from some of the most fascinating French and Francophone authors, past and present. Pre-reading activities present essential facts concerning the authors and their other works, helping students to place the readings in context. Appréciation du texte post-reading activities check students’ comprehension of the literature. The selections in this volume are also available online for listening comprehension at wiley.com/college/comeau.
Book Companion Site
Book Companion Sites for students and for instructors (password-protected): wiley.com/college/comeau
Available Materials
by Raymond F. Comeau, Normand J. Lamoureux, Marie-Paul Tranvouez
978-0-470-00290-2
December 1998, ©1999, Paperback
Ensemble: Culture et société offers reading selections around such themes as family, politics, and the arts, and emphasizes contemporary issues including urban renewal, immigrant workers, French-Canadian nationalism, and nouvelle cuisine. The selections in this volume include newspaper and magazine articles, excerpts from essays, literary works, travel guides, and interviews, and cartoons. Pre- and post-reading activities, role-playing activities, collaborative writing assignments, and suggestions for oral and written presentations also make up this volume.
by Raymond F. Comeau, Normand J. Lamoureux, Brigitte M. Lane
978-0-470-00605-4
January 2002, ©2001, Paperback
Ensemble: Histoire presents a wide selection of historical texts, many of which are authentic, from the middle ages to the modern period, to improve students’ command of the French language while providing glimpses into some important aspects of the history of France and the French-speaking world.
by Raymond F. Comeau, Normand J. Lamoureux
978-0-471-74489-4
December 2005, ©2006, Paperback
Activities Manual including the Lab Manual and Caméra DVD Manual
by Raymond F. Comeau, Normand J. Lamoureux
978-0-471-77212-5
December 2005, ©2006, Software
Caméra DVD also available as QuickTime files online at wiley.com/college/comeau
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Students Resources
Wiley Student Companion Site
Ensemble: Littérature 6e
Ensemble: Littérature offers selections from some of the most fascinating French and Francophone authors, past and present. Pre-reading activities present essential facts concerning the authors and their other works, helping students to place the readings in context. Appréciation du texte post-reading activities check students’ comprehension of the literature. The selections in this volume are also available online for listening comprehension at wiley.com/college/comeau.
Book Companion Site
Book Companion Sites for students and for instructors (password-protected): wiley.com/college/comeau
Available Materials
by Raymond F. Comeau, Normand J. Lamoureux, Marie-Paul Tranvouez
978-0-470-00290-2
December 1998, ©1999, Paperback
Ensemble: Culture et société offers reading selections around such themes as family, politics, and the arts, and emphasizes contemporary issues including urban renewal, immigrant workers, French-Canadian nationalism, and nouvelle cuisine. The selections in this volume include newspaper and magazine articles, excerpts from essays, literary works, travel guides, and interviews, and cartoons. Pre- and post-reading activities, role-playing activities, collaborative writing assignments, and suggestions for oral and written presentations also make up this volume.
by Raymond F. Comeau, Normand J. Lamoureux, Brigitte M. Lane
978-0-470-00605-4
January 2002, ©2001, Paperback
Ensemble: Histoire presents a wide selection of historical texts, many of which are authentic, from the middle ages to the modern period, to improve students’ command of the French language while providing glimpses into some important aspects of the history of France and the French-speaking world.
by Raymond F. Comeau, Normand J. Lamoureux
978-0-471-74489-4
December 2005, ©2006, Paperback
Activities Manual including the Lab Manual and Caméra DVD Manual
by Raymond F. Comeau, Normand J. Lamoureux
978-0-471-77212-5
December 2005, ©2006, Software
Caméra DVD also available as QuickTime files online at wiley.com/college/comeau
See More
See Less
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Ensemble: Grammaire en action, 7th Edition
ISBN : 978-0-471-48826-2
432 pages
November 2005, ©2006
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