Initiation au monde des affaires
de la pratique à la compétence
Initiation au monde des affaires offers an introduction to the world of business in a French and francophone context, designed to familiarize learners with a new set of content and language skills to prepare them to deal with the background information and the practices needed to conduct basic and more advanced business transactions in a French-speaking environment.
This text provides a solid economic context with the necessary background information on the Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie (OIF) and the European Union (EU) to equip learners with the business-specific content areas and the business practices needed to work in a French-speaking business setting, and to further develop language proficiency through reading comprehension practice, vocabulary building exercises, and a review of pertinent grammar points.
Each chapter includes reading comprehension activities, oral and written practice through a variety of tasks and exercises, vocabulary-building practice, and simulations to reflect the Diplôme de Français des Affaires (DFA) test format as follows: test, reading comprehension, correspondence, oral interview, and oral and written synthesis of professional/journalistic texts.
Initiation au monde des affaires is a well-suited text for third-year university French students as well as for courses on Business French and includes pedagogical feature such as chapter learning objectives and summaries, vocabulary integrated into the tasks, photos, and numerous exercises.