Promenades, 2nd Edition

À travers le monde francophone

Promenades, 2nd Edition

À travers le monde francophone

Cherie Mitschke, Cheryl Tano

© 2014 hardcover | 9 x 10 7/8 inches | online vText available | loose-leaf
13 units | 2 semesters | 640 pages

Description

À travers le monde francophone

Cherie Mitschke, Cheryl Tano

© 2014 hardcover | 9 x 10 7/8 inches | online vText available | loose-leaf
13 units | 2 semesters | 640 pages

Overview

In 13-units, beginner students get a comprehensive program to build strong language skills, while giving them everything they need to succeed. Promenades immerses students in French culture and takes them through integrated skill-building lessons that lead them to speak, write, read and listen in French with confidence. Features include:

  • Distinctive integration of video — from a specially shot dramatic series to cultural videos to authentic TV clips
  • Contextualized vocabulary presentations and clear grammar explanations
  • New entertaining, animated grammar tutorials with interactive questions and activities
  • Partner Chat and Virtual Chat activities throughout each lesson for oral practice and synchronous communication
  • An emphasis on communicative interactions with a classmate, small groups, and the whole class
  • A unique, easy-to-navigate design with textbook pages that are visually engaging, and an array of photos, drawings, etc., designed for instructional impact and visual appeal
  • Systematic development of reading and writing skills, incorporating learning strategies and a process approach
  • A rich, contemporary cultural presentation of the everyday life of French speakers and the diverse cultures of the entire French-speaking world
  • Groundbreaking, text-specific technology specially designed to expand students’ learning and instructors’ teaching options
  • Live Chat to connect with students in real time, without leaving your browser:
    • Video chat
    • Audio chat
    • Instant messaging
  • vText—an interactive, online textbook that links directly with Supersite practice activities, audio, and video—perfect for hybrid courses
  • iPad®-friendly* access—get Supersite and vText on the go
  • *Students must use a computer for audio recording and select presentations and tools that require Flash or Shockwave.
New features

What’s new in Promenades, 2nd Edition?

  • New animated grammar tutorials—lighthearted presentations that pair grammar rules with fun examples and interactive questions to check understanding of concepts
  • A new Activity Pack, the instructor resource with more communicative and directed activities for every lesson
  • Enhanced Supersite—groundbreaking technology with powerful course management tools and a simplified user experience
  • Partner Chat and Virtual Chat activities throughout each lesson for oral practice and synchronous communication
  • Expanded Testing Program with 26 new unit tests and 130 mini quizzes
  • 6 new Le Zapping videos
  • Updated Lecture culturelle readings with high-interest topics about the French-speaking world
  • New Lecture readings in Units 12 and 13, with audio-sync technology on the Supersite
  • Redesigned grammar pages with a clean, more user-friendly layout and even more activities
  • Live Chat to connect with students in real time, without leaving your browser:
    • Instant messaging
    • Audio chat
    • Video chat
  • New online tools—add or remove your own content to the Supersite, and set time limits and passwords for assessment
  • Ability to copy all assignments from a previous course
  • Create, assign, and grade your own open-ended activities and assessments
  • Upload or share documents, videos, and outside resources
  • Single sign-on feature for LMS integration
  • iPad®-friendly* access—get Supersite and vText on the go
    *Students must use a computer for audio recording and select presentations and tools that require Flash or Shockwave.
Contents

What can you expect in each lesson? Check out all the themes below.

For more details, download this Table of Contents

Promenades, 2nd Edition

  1. Unité 1: Salut!
  2. Unité 2: À la fac
  3. Unité 3: La famille et les copains
  4. Unité 4: Au café
  5. Unité 5: Les loisirs
  6. Unité 6: Les fêtes
  7. Unité 7: En vacances
  8. Unité 8: Chez nous
  9. Unité 9: La nourriture
  10. Unité 10: La santé
  11. Unité 11: La technologie
  12. Unité 12: En ville
  13. Unité 13: L'espace vert
Components

For Students

Student Edition with Supersite Access
ISBN 978-1-61857-098-7 Hardcover
Loose-leaf format upon request.
Workbook/Video Manual
ISBN 978-1-61857-017-8 Paperback
Lab Manual
ISBN 978-1-61857-018-5 Paperback
Student Edition with Supersite Plus Access
ISBN 978-1-61857-100-7 Hardcover
Supersite, WebSAM and vText
(WebSAM contains online Workbook, Video Manual & Lab Manual)
Workbook, Video Manual, Lab Manual Answer Key
ISBN 978-1-61857-019-2 Paperback
Roman-photo DVD
ISBN: 978-1-61857-020-8 1 DVD

For Instructors

Annotated Edition
ISBN: 978-1-61857-016-1 Hardcover
Promenades Instructor's DVD Set
ISBN: 978-1-61857-032-1 2 DVDs
Flash culture and Roman-photo DVDs
Activity Pack
ISBN: 978-1-61857-031-4
A wealth of additional communicative (info gap,classroom surveys, interviews) and directed (word searches, multiplechoice, fill-in-the-blank) activities designed to provide students with language practice to quickly and effectively supplement instruction.

Contact your Modern Language Specialist for package and Supersite configurations.

Sample lesson
Every Promenades lesson is enhanced by a range of activities, resources, and media—from a dramatic series to authentic TV clips—that reinforce learning and make French come to life. See how our integrated text and technology support students at every step!

Video Highlights

  • Video

    Roman-photo

    Roman-photo episodes brings lesson vocabulary and grammar to life through relatable storylines following native speakers. Fully integrated with Promenades, 26 episodes present the adventure of four university students in France.

  • Video

    Flash Culture

    Like watching the news delivered by young citizen journalists in their own countries, these videos are all about the local culture. Vocabulary and grammar from the text is incorporated, while still providing a controlled amount of unknown language.

  • Video

    Animated tutorials

    Grammar has never been easier with le professeur, pairing concepts with fun examples and interactive questions that check understanding in every lesson. Learn more

Supersite Technology

A new generation of language-learning technology

Powerful tools for customized course management, along with the integrated content that improves learning and fosters enjoyment.

Focused uniquely on world language, with robust features that speak to your needs. How do we know? Feedback from our 20,000 language instructors and 1 million language students.

Simplified experience so you can navigate the site easily, have flexible options, and quickly sort a wealth of information.

Learn more about this new generation of language-learning technology.


  • For instructors
  • A gradebook to manage rosters, assignments, and grades
  • Time-saving auto-graded activities, plus question-by-question and automated spot-checking
  • A communication center for announcements, notifications, and help requests
  • Downloadable digital image bank (PDF), pre-made syllabi and lesson plans (RTF), Testing Program (RTF)
  • Instructor Resources (answer keys, audio-video scripts, translations, grammar powerpoints)
  • Online administration of quizzes and exams, now with time limits and password protection
  • Tools to add your own content:
    • Create and assign Partner Chat and open-ended activities
    • Upload and assign videos and outside resources
  • Single sign-on feature for integration with your LMS
  • Ability to copy all assignments from a previous course
  • Option to hide activity time estimates from students
  • Ability to reorder assignments as seen on student dashboard
  • Add your own customized notes to the existing activity content:
    • Sidebar notes—comment on overall activity
    • In-line notes—comment on particular question or part of activity
  • Activity Pack (PDF) with additional activities for every lesson
  • Textbook, Lab, and Testing Audio Program MP3 files
  • Live Chat for video chat, audio chat, and instant messaging
  • Voiceboards for oral assignments, group discussions, and projects
  • vText—the online, interactive text

  • For students
  • Textbook activities—online
  • Additional activities for extra practice
  • Enhanced feedback to guide students to improve comprehension and grades
  • Streaming video for all video programs, with instructor-controlled subtitles and translations
  • Interactive, animated grammar tutorials
  • Pronunciation practice
  • Chat activities for conversational skill-building and oral practice:
    • Video Partner Chat—work with a partner online to record and submit an activity
    • Virtual Chat—record and submit simulated conversations
  • Internet search activities
  • Recorded readings, plus additional online-only readings
  • Textbook and Lab audio MP3s
  • Online dictionary
  • An online Student Activities Manual (WebSAM) with audio record-submit activities and auto-grading for selected activities
  • vText—the online, interactive student edition

Our Supersite and Supersite Plus access levels offer you a choice: contact your Modern Language Specialist to explore which level is right for you.