Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue
Prescribed texts (you must have your own copy of these books)
Hawkins & Towell, French grammar and usage, 4th ed., Hodder 2014
Jubb & Rouxéville, French grammar in context, 4th ed., Hodder 2014
Recommended books (we also strongly recommend that you buy your own copy of the following)
Additional reading for consultation and self-study (Copies of all these books are in the University libraries)
R.E. Batchelor & M.H. Offord, Using French - A guide to contemporary usage.
J. Morton, English grammar for students of French : the study guide for those learning French, 7th ed., Arnold 2013.
G. Price, A comprehensive French grammar.
M. Coffman Crocker, Schaum's outline of French grammar.
M. Jubb, Upgrade your French.
M.E. Surridge, Le ou la? : the gender of French nouns.
A. Lodge, N. Armstrong, Y. Ellis, J. Shelton, Exploring the French language.
S. G. Donald & P. E. Kneale, Study skills for language students : a practical guide.
The language learner's good study guide by the Open University's centre for Modern Languages.
Suggestions for on line resources
http://www.laits.utexas.edu/tex/gr Tex’s French Grammar (la grammaire de l’absurde).
A pedagogical reference grammar that combines explanations with surreal dialogues and cartoon images. Originally designed for students at the University of Texas as a user-friendly guide to French grammar.
http://www.translationdirectory.com/article286.htm tips on how to determine the gender of French nouns.
Radio and Television
Radio Londres http://www.frenchradiolondon.com/
You can also listen to podcasts on RFI, an international radio site which propose some listening exercises as well as transcripts. You will find it at the following address:
This list was last updated on 22/08/2019