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Tapis Volant 1 4th Edition Student Book

By | Copyright Year:2017 | ISBN-13: 9780170393720

Tapis Volant 1 Student Book is part of the market-leading French series and has been fully revised for a fourth edition. The student book has a strong emphasis on cultural and intercultural learning and the straightforward communicative methodology, adaptable to any type of classroom.

The student book features a range of linguistic and intercultural activities for classroom use, as well as end-of-unit glossaries recapping key vocabulary. Throughout the text, lessons are taught in-context, with grammar and vocabulary based on cultural content presented in each unit. At the end of every two units, Mise au Point sections provide a summary of the communicative outcomes, grammar and culture taught.

NelsonNet resources available*
Teacher Resources:
• Includes all student resources
• Curriculum grids
• Chapter PDFs
• Grammar PowerPoints
• Workbook solutions (PDFs)

Student Resources:
• Videos
• Worksheets
• Student book audio
• Interactives
• Quizzes

*Complimentary access to NelsonNet is available to teachers who use the accompanying student book as a core resource in their classroom. Contact your local education consultant for access codes and conditions.


Unité 1 Bienvenue en France !
Unité 2 C'est beau, Paris
Vol de découverte 1 – Le Français dans le monde
Unité 3 Ça, c'est ma famille
Unité 4 Au parc zoologique
Unité 5 Bon appétit !
Unité 6 C'est la fête !
Vol de découverte 2 – Les régions de France
Unité 7 En classe, on travaille
Unité 8 Mes journées sont bien remplies
Unité 9 Comment sont-ils ?
Unité 10 Vous désirez, mesdemoiselles ?
Vol de découverte 3 – La France et l’Australie : une comparaison
Unité 11 Bonjour, Toulouse
Unité 12 Les grandes vacances !


Alan Chamberlain is the renowned co-author of the Tapis Volant series for all secondary year levels, along with fellow co-author Jane Zemiro. Alan was educated in Australia and in France. He taught in New South Wales before teaching and studying at the University of Paris-Sorbonne. He worked as Associate Professor in French at the University of New South Wales, then as Associate Professor in Language Education at the University of Brunei. He has also written the Guide Pratique de la Communication (co-author Ross Steele), published by Les Editions Didier, Paris.

Jane Zemiro was educated in Australia and in France. She taught in state high schools in New South Wales, and then worked as a Senior Lecturer in teacher education at the University of Sydney. She was awarded the Palmes Académiques by the French Government in 2000. She has co-written a great variety of French language resources. She has extensive experience as an educational presenter and trainer.


A fully revised fourth edition of this market-leading French series.

A strong emphasis on cultural and intercultural learning.

Straightforward communicative methodology adaptable to any type of classroom, as well as suitable for teaching in alignment with the Australian Curriculum: French.

Includes a range of activity types suited to various learning styles.

Numerous opportunities for self-assessment and reflection.

A new, fresh design to visually engage and assist student learning.

A range of dynamic digital resources and teacher support materials available.