LINGUIST List 32.38

Mon Jan 04 2021

Books: Affaires globales: Reisinger, Raycraft, Dieu-Porter

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Date: 07-Aug-2020
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Subject: Affaires globales: Reisinger, Raycraft, Dieu-Porter
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Title: Affaires globales
Subtitle: S'engager dans la vie professionnelle en français, niveau avancé
Published: 2021
Publisher: Georgetown University Press

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Author: Deborah S. Reisinger
Author: Mary Beth Raycraft
Author: Nathalie Dieu-Porter
Electronic: ISBN: 9781647120320 Pages: 280 Price: U.S. $ 69.95
Paperback: ISBN: 9781647120313 Pages: 280 Price: U.S. $ 69.95

Develop language skills and cultural knowledge essential for a career in the francophone world

Affaires globales' broad scope of disciplines and cultural content will appeal to students interested in a wide variety of careers while giving them the skills needed to pursue them. This intermediate-high to advanced-level French textbook is designed for French for specific purposes courses such as business or professional French and can be used as a main text for one semester or adapted for two semesters of use.

Affaires globales uses an interdisciplinary multiliteracies approach to help students develop the cultural knowledge and language skills necessary to pursue a career in the francophone world. Over the textbook's seven units, Affaires globales weaves in contemporary themes such as entrepreneurship, sustainable development, and global engagement with discussions of tourism, business, marketing, fashion, diplomacy, environmental studies, and global health. Lessons incorporate authentic materials from across the francophone world, from France to Quebec to sub-Saharan Africa.

A wide selection of activities—true or false, fill in the blank, multiple choice, and open-ended questions— allow students to engage with course material in varied ways

Chapter activities contribute to a semester-long project that helps students evaluate their career goals and reflect on their growth throughout the course

Free access to authentic multimedia resources and instructors' materials

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
                            Language Acquisition

Subject Language(s): French (fra)

Written In: French (fra)

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