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French Books for beginners???

Anyone knows french book for beginners so i can practice reading skill in french?

September 6, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Baboje

I belive "Le petit prince" is a common recommandation for beginners

September 6, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ZoeBouma

i am still very beginner, and so this book is still quite a stretch. i don't know if you had this, but in elementary school i had some very basic, one sentence a page kind of books. i have been trying to find some online, but i have been very unsuccessful thus far. can anyone help?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jason637021

Fantastic find! It is on my kindle now. Thanks.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Belle885773

Is there a specific genre that interests you? Do you prefer children's books or ones geared towards adults?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/RalphV20

Ones geared towards adults,do you know any? Thanks in advance! :)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Belle885773

L'Etranger by Albert Camus is an easy read. I understood quite a bit when reading it, plus it's short, so it won't take you too long to complete it.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MiriamPitt5

les Petits nicolas is pretty cool.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Rajiv_B

There are many cheap bilingual books on Amazon Kindle like Alice in wonderland - https://www.amazon.fr/gp/product/B00E7HZSDQ/ref=kinw_myk_ro_title


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/marcnu1

Read the French version of a book you already know. As you know the story, it's easy to follow what is written.

For example, I'm reading A song of ice and fire in German while having a rather low level. Once you learn the common vocabulary after 100 pages, it becomes easier.

Also, I recommand finding an audiobook and following the text while listening to the audiobook.

When learning a language, knowing how to pronounce new words is always hard and you must also learn to make the link between the spoken words and their written version. Book+audiobook are a great way to learn.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Sini731879

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