Learn French with the most comprehensive, up-to-date text available. Developed by the experts at Living Language, this book offers a highly effective combination of conversational French with grammar and culture. It covers the equivalent of two years of college-level study. "Contents Include: 40 lessons with lively, authentic dialogues including the most common and useful expressions for everyday conversation. English translations and explanations of French grammar and usage, pronunciation, vocabulary, and cultural notes. Quizzes and review sections to check your progress. A complete summary of French grammar, and verb charts covering all major tenses. A section on letter writing for business or social occasions. An extensive two-way glossary. Revised and updated with additional exercises, the latest in computers, the Internet, euros, and more! While this book stands on its own as a complete course and an invaluable reference, you'll find that it's even more effective when used with the recorded lessons. Living Language Ultimate French cassette and compact-disc packages include this manual, along with the recordings.