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A journey in personal responsibility! Steve's parents give him a challenge: get good grades on his trimester exams, and they will take him to France for spring break! Steve thinks he's got it made and plans to rely on his 'good grades' girlfriend to help him pass. But when his frustrated girlfriend puts her foot down, Steve learns that he has to put in the effort himself to get what he wants.
Unique Words: extensive
Tense(s): present, imperfect
©2013. French, 5 x 8 inches. Softcover. 56 pages.
Deb Navarre Readers...
French students are powerless to resist these tales of homework and heartbreak, travels abroad and troubles at school, young love and true friendship! Relatable characters and school-appropriate yet teen-relevant themes draw students in, immersing them in first-year grammar and vocabulary topics.
Use Deb Navarre readers with your Level One French classes or as review with higher levels. This highly readable series is written almost entirely in the present tense, and each one is supported by a thorough glossary containing all the structures and vocabulary used in each reader. Comprehension questions in French at the end of each chapter help students check their understanding, plus a What Do You Think? question for oral or written completion. The best way to encourage reading in any language is to provide interesting content. Deb Navarre readers are full of themes teens want to read about!
About the Author
Deb Navarre has created numerous games, readers, and videos for Teacher's Discovery. She currently teaches all levels of Spanish in Grand Rapids, MI. She has studied abroad extensively in Mexico, including language and literature study at the Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro, and earned her Master's degree in Secondary Education from Grand Valley State University.
Deb enjoys writing modern-day teen novels that high school kids can both relate to and learn from. Deb also enjoys singing and dancing in class and quoting the television show Seinfeld.