Pierre Capretz’s proven language-immersion method is presented within a An introduction to French in Action: its creation, its components, and its functioning. During the s, Pierre Capretz, a Yale professor, developed French in Action, a French immersion program that featured textbooks. Since it was first published, French in Action: A Beginning Course in Language and Culture—The Capretz Method has been widely recognized in the field as a.
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Physical Characteristics I Reality and appearance; describing oneself; talking about sports. Relations between the two schools were still cozy in the sixties, seventies, and eighties, and Mme. An Introduction to Spanish.
Scroll frebch the page to find the videos. Aired on PBS, the television series gained a devoted following and, years later, a 25th anniversary celebration at Yale asked the question: September 25, at 3: For instance, you will learn all about transportation in France, something that you will need!!! Views Read Edit View history. With the exception of a brief English language introduction at the beginning of each episode, the series acttion conducted entirely in French.
Planning and Anticipating II Greeting and leave-taking; talking about health; expressing surprise; planning and anticipating; expressing decisiveness and indecisiveness.
AND, most importantly, improves your ear to where you can make the transition to real French programming, as I have. The series uses context and repetition, rather than translation, to teach the meanings of words.
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Getting and Spending V Talking about money; buying and selling; announcing good and bad news; expressing indifference; talking about good and bad luck; expressing preference. The French in Action Reunion. Capretz maintained these names in tribute to the “Method Boorsch” in each of the versions of his own “methods” adtion reaching the current FIA.
Entertainment IV Talking about entertainment; calming others down; expressing restriction; expressing reservations; expressing doubt; expressing enthusiasm. Habitat III Asking one’s way; talking about housing; protesting; expressing satisfaction and dissatisfaction.
Geography and Tourism II Talking about countries and regions; exaggerating; confirming; insisting; expressing perplexity.
July 12, at 6: December 13, at Getting Away Cspretz Referring to destination; levels of speech. Leave a Reply Name required Email required Message. Retrieved from ” https: It helps tremendously in training the ear. Hi Dave, I too would love to have the transcripts sent to me my email is marquell gmail.
This is the only program in English; the others are entirely in French. Geography and Tourism I Talking about countries and regions; exaggerating; confirming; insisting; expressing perplexity. ib
May 28, at 7: Open Culture editor Dan Colman scours the web for the best educational media. Describing Others II Describing others; talking about games; expressing agreement and disagreement; talking about time; talking about the weather. You can watch French in Action for free online at the Annenberg Learner website. December 14, at Orientation An introduction to French in Action: Describing Others I Describing others; talking about games; expressing agreement and disagreement; talking about time; talking about the weather.
However, the television programs themselves were not altered.
And each 30 minute episode provides a context for learning new words and expressions. As I learned more about Capretz, I started to get the jokes, which, of course, included the Yale T-shirt that Robert seemed never to wash. Geography and Tourism III Talking about countries and regions; exaggerating; confirming; insisting; expressing perplexity. Transportation and Travel IV Expressing fear; insisting; talking about means of transportation; talking about cars; expressing admiration; making suggestions.
November 17, at 1: May 20, at 7: Getting and Spending II Talking about money; buying and selling; announcing good and bad news; expressing indifference; talking about good and bad luck; expressing preference.
Unsubscribe at any time. The audio is worth every penny, far better than a couple years at university. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. A couple of episodes generated a little controversywe should note.
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As a pioneer in multimedia learning, Capretz was also the preservationist of a much older pedagogical tradition, one that works remarkably well whether the language in question kn alive or convalescing. Physical Characteristics II Reality and appearance; describing oneself; talking about sports. At least it would give us an idea of the action.