French Study & Revision Guides


IBDP students taking their Language B in French must develop comprehension and reasoning skills and be able to engage in successful oral and written communication. The newly released 3rd edition of our Study and Revision Guide, French B, provides review, practice, and guidance for students studying French as an additional language at SL or HL.

The Guide:

  • Provides numerous practice exercises and questions
  • Tackles all assessed aspects of the French B course:
    • oral communication
    • receptive skills
    • written productive skills
  • Includes sections on grammar and vocabulary
  • Offers guidance on how to approach each type of assessment and gain top marks

The guide is valid for the 2013-2019 exam cycle.


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French B
  • Author: Marie-Laure Delvallee | 3 Ed. | ISBN: 9781910689288
  • This Guide will reinforce your learning for French B at SL or HL and help you to prepare for your exams and other assessments. This third edition has been revised to reflect the latest changes to the syllabus, including to the Written Assignment requirements.

    Coverage includes:

    • All aspects of the French B course
      • the oral
      • text handling
      • written production 
    • Separate advice for SL and HL
    • Tips and techniques for maximising exam performance
    • Guidelines and advice on approaching the individual and interactive orals

    Key features:

    • Practice exercises and exam-style questions
    • Examples from a range of different text types
    • Grammatical advice and key vocabulary sections
    • Revision checklists
  • About the Author

    Marie-Laure Delvallée has been Head of MFL and French at St Edward’s School in Oxford since 2012, and teaches French B. She graduated from the Université du Littoral in France and completed her Masters and PGCE in “Français Langue Etrangère” at Canterbury Christ Church University. For many years, she has taught French B and Ab Initio on OSC’s intensive Spring Revision Courses and Cambridge Summer Schools.