French in Action
Learn French with This Cultural Treasure
Learn French in the 1980s with interesting characters and amusing situations. Originally broadcast on public television, today find the entertaining videos hosted online. Viewing them is free. Meanwhile, you will need to purchase the printed materials, but most are available in used bookstores. The most up-to-date editions are available new. Use this guide to navigate all of the materials and editions available.
- Follows Two Young French Speakers And Their Adventures In Paris
- Entertaining, Informative, Amusing, Clever
- Months Of Entertaining And Educational Study
- Introduction Video (five minutes)
A Comprehensive Learning System
French in Action is a comprehensive program with media to support the videos including texts, workbooks and audio CDs. Find links to acquire all of them here.
The charming videos (free to users in the U.S. and Canada) are entertaining and will doubtless impart some knowledge on their own (without viewers also studying the other materials). But for anyone desiring to learn to converse, working through the separate audio material, text books, and workbooks, is critical. And fun.
Learn French in the 1980's?
Made in the 1980's, this program is very charming and captures France of that time very well. Some might say it is dated, but I love the unmistakably 1980's-accurate fashions and automobiles. Importantly, the program presents much more than French culture in that decade, it emphasizes French history and culture through the centuries.
The complete French in Action franchise is a remarkable learning resource for students of French. Not only is it effective, but also well-conceived, comprehensive, and very well executed. Conceptualizing such an all-encompassing program alone is impressive, but actually producing and distributing it is remarkable.