FRENCH SUGGESTED READING
Margaret Jubb, Upgrade your French (Arnold, 2007). Designed to help the transition between school and University, this text sets out a month-long revision programme, with daily exercises on particular grammar topics. It will be very helpful to you to have worked your way through this text before you arrive at Warwick.
Jacqueline Morton, English Grammar for Students of French (Arnold, 2013). A useful read if you struggle with linguistic terminology!
CULTURE AND IDEAS
John D Lyons, French Literature: a Very Short Introduction (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010)
Brian Nelson et al, The Cambridge Introduction to French Literature (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015)
POLITICS AND SOCIETY
Helen Drake, Contemporary France (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011)
John Gaffney, Political Leadership in France: from Charles de Gaulle to Nicolas Sarkozy (London: Palgrave MacMillan, 2010)
Emmanuel Macron, Révolution (Paris: XO, 2016)
Vanessa Schwartz, Modern France: a Very Short Introduction (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011)