Early Intermed French
This course is designed to better the oral communication and pronunciation of Modern Standard French for intermediate-level students. Through a variety of activities, students will improve their phonetic production (focus on vowels, consonants, diphthongs, nasalization, liaison, elision, intonation, Phonetic Alphabet) while developing vocabulary and the capacity to express their ideas in a myriad of functional settings. Topics may include: French culture, current events (from French-language newspapers, magazines, and TV programs), travel, music, and sports.
1-Chamberlain, Alan and Ross Steele. Guide pratique de la communication. Paris : Didier, 2004. ISBN : 978-2278050635
2-Dansereau, Diane. Savoir Dire: Cours de phonétique et prononciation (2nd edition). Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2006. ISBN: 978-0618507061. This book should come with lots of CDs.