Basic French For Dummies
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Want to speak French? Dummies can help!
Whether you want to take up French from scratch or brush up on your existing skills for work or travel, this practical app is for you! Fun flashcards highlight common words and phrases written in English and their translation in French with audio playback. A French-English and English-French mini-dictionary gives you flexible and easy word lookup. Special interactive features let you mark your favorite phrases and share with friends on e-mail or Facebook. This app will have you speaking French quickly and confidently.
1. Words/Phrases – Learn the most common words and phrases for whatever situation you encounter. Words and Phrases are categorized for easy look up – Greetings, Small Talk, Expressions, Numbers, Time, Calendar, Directions, Work, Appointments, Travel, Get Help, Restaurant, Hotel, Bank, Store, Office, School, Home, and Entertainment. You’ll find what you need with both phrases and words written in English and their translation in French with audio playback. Plus, there’s a featured Phrase of the Day to help further build your skills.
2. Dictionary – Commonly used words in both French to English and English to French formats.
3. Flashcards – Pick your category (same ones as in Words/Phrases) and you are off to a fun-filled way to practice your French. Includes the most widely used words and phrases written in English and their translation in French with audio playback.
4. Basics – jam packed with information on everything from Nouns, pronouns, and articles, to the multitude of Verbs (infinitive, irregular, tenses, and negative), you get examples to help you get a good French foundation.
5. Part of Tens – Loaded with more “extras” these listings feature fun ways to put French to work for you. Ten common expressions, frequently mixed-up verbs, holidays, common mistakes, and phrases that make you sound French.
6. Favorites – With so many features in this App, we let you decide your favorites. Easily mark and store the words and phrases you want to review, use more, or need to know. Make updates to your favorites anytime by adding/deleting phrases and words.
7. Share – Impress family and friends by sending words and phrases from the app with friends using Facebook or email.
The Basic French For Dummies app is your on-the-go guide to making learning French easier.
NOTE: All the content and audio files are included in the app. No network connection is needed to view the content. Network connection is only needed for Facebook and email sharing options.
What's New in Version 1.1.0
This version fixes the issue where page scrolling would not work properly on some screens in the app when running on iOS 4.2.1
this app has potential but needs to be updated. The audio is too slow and not enough. It looks like the company just scanned the book. I would not purchase this app until updates were made.
On my way to perfect French. Another good app for learning French would be
24/7 french phrases. It quizzes you and grades you on it. It's pretty unique. And really helpful.
This app has been a tremendous asset to me as I begin to study the French language. I'd highly recommend this app to anyone wishing to study français.
- Category: Education
- Updated: Mar 30, 2011
- Version: 1.1.0
- Size: 5.8 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Skava, Inc.
- Copyright © 2010 Skava, Inc. Copyright © 2010 Wiley Publishing, Inc. All rights reserved.
Compatibility: Requires iOS 3.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.