World War II in Simple French: Learn French the Fun Way with Topics that Matter - Olly Richards

World War II in Simple French: Learn French the Fun Way with Topics that Matter

By Olly Richards

  • Release Date: 2023-04-11
  • Genre: German


Improve your French and expand your vocabulary with topics that matter.

When it comes to mastering a foreign language, reading around your interests makes all the difference. But finding books designed for language learners can be hard! This book fixes that. For the first time, you'll learn to improve your French while reading about the history of World War II.

"I love Olly's work - and you will too!" -  Barbara Oakley, PhD, Author of New York Times bestseller A Mind for Numbers

Told through short, manageable chapters in intermediate French, you'll become confident in the words, phrases and expressions you need to speak about the topics you care about.

World War II in Simple French gives you all that you can wish for from a real history book without the tough academic terminology which may be difficult for intermediate learners. The story does not focus only on the main events of the conflict, but rather it includes the less-known aspects of WWII from the famous battlefields to the social aspects of life between 1939 to 1946 to the international French-speaking stage.

Over 40 engaging and informative chapters, you'll immerse yourself in the history of WWII and master French in the process.

Here's what you'll get:
47 chapters in simple French, so you can learn about WWII without the struggle of reading an academic text.Helpful key facts at the beginning of each chapter to help guide you through.Chapters that are carefully written to be accessible for intermediate learners (CEFR B1-B2), so you can read purposively, at your level.Word lists with English definitions in every chapter, so you can get instant translations of any difficult words.  This means you can focus on enjoying the history rather than wasting time in a dictionary (eBook & Paperback only).Fun-facts at the end of each chapter, so that you can dazzle your friends with interesting facts about the WWII period.
The chapters are written in Parisian French. However, since the text uses mostly "neutral" French, you'll have plenty to learn, whether you're learning the French of France, Quebec, or North Africa.

Created by Olly Richards, language teacher and author, World War II in Simple French gives you an experience in real French that you won't find anywhere else. You'll be better prepared for using French in the real world, speak with more confidence, and take a giant leap towards fluency in French!

"[Olly's] techniques have made a world of difference. I was able to learn more in 9 months with his techniques than I did in the 6+ years in school" - Courtney Baird, successful language learner