Espaces, 4th Edition

Espaces gives students a comprehensive overview of French and the French-speaking world. Students incorporate structures and vocabulary from a variety of sources including text, video, and live communication practice, with opportunities for skill-building in every lesson.



Thorough Grammar Review
Espaces provides a more thorough grammar review, including a comparison of the passé composé vs. imparfait over two lessons. Regular -ir verbs are taught before irregular -ir verbs in units 4 and 5.
Cultural Integration
Examples of local, regional, and global French-speaking culture are incorporated throughout Espaces. Highlights on countries, customs, expressions, and the arts are integrated into the lesson themes and structures.
Engaging Video
Video is a vital part of Espaces, providing a fun and instructive supplement to the text. The episodic Roman-photo reinforces structures and grammar from the lesson, while cultural videos, TV clips, and short films bring the world to your French classroom.
Build Language Skills
Complete practice and skill-building appear in every lesson, with ample opportunity for students to develop their listening, speaking, reading, and writing abilities. Readings progress from publisher-created samples to authentic texts in units 12–15.
Clear Design
The unique, easy-to-navigate design of Espaces engages students with photos, drawings, realia, and charts designed for instructional impact and visual appeal. Teaching notes are provided on every page in the instructor’s annotated edition.
Supplemental Resources
Additional resources enhance the presentation, practice, assessment, and accessibility of Espaces content. Included are audio and video scripts, lab and testing audio, presentation slides, an activity pack, and much more—all hosted on the Supersite.


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

Espaces, 4th Edition

Unité 1 Salut!
Unité 2 À la fac
Unité 3 La famille et les copains
Unité 4 Au café
Unité 5 Les loisirs
Unité 6 Les fêtes
Unité 7 En vacances
Unité 8 Chez nous
Unité 9 La nourriture
Unité 10 La santé
Unité 11 La technologie
Unité 12 En ville
Unité 13 L'avenir et les métiers
Unité 14 L'espace vert
Unité 15 Les arts

Learn more about the Espaces Supersite

For Students

The Supersite is our easy-to-use, integrated platform—specially built to support language learning. You’ll visit the Supersite to complete homework, practice French, communicate with your class, and find all your scores. The Supersite experience includes:

  • vText—the online Student Edition
  • Live communication practice
  • Interactive activities
  • Engaging & original media
  • Cultural content
For Instructors

Built for easy course management, the Supersite allows you and your students to focus on language learning. Deliver a hybrid or online learning experience, or supplement class time, by accessing your:

  • Grading tools & gradebook
  • Online assessment & testing
  • Advanced feedback on student work
  • Supplemental resources
  • Custom activities & content

Product Details

Product Details
Copyright Year 2019
Authors James Mitchell, Cheryl Tano
Units 15
Semesters 2-3
Pages 672