Levels 3–AP®

Designed to help students develop reading fluency in French, especially in preparation for the study of literature, L’Art de lire presents nine modern, intriguing, humorous, moving, exciting, well-paced, interesting, and accessible French short stories.


Discussions and exercises begin each chapter to help prepare students for the vocabulary, language, and story structures they will encounter in the readings.


Follow-up activities conclude each chapter and offer students the opportunity to test comprehension on the characters, actions, and nuances.