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What are some of the books you can name that a beginner learner of French can read if he can read Le Petit Prince with occasionally peeping into a dictionary?

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marked as duplicate by Kareen, Toto, Alexis Pigeon, Alexandre Vaillancourt, Stamm Mar 10 '14 at 17:29

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Sometimes it can be easy to read books in French that you already know in English - the first few Harry Potters, for example. It can be tough going, but you already know the storyline, and a lot of words you don't know will become obvious from the context and your prior knowledge, cutting down on the story-breaking dictionary checks.

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Sure. I do something similar to this: read programming manuals or texts on other subjects I'm familiar with. – fremmedehenvendelser Mar 10 '14 at 16:30

You can also read some newspapers or magazines. That's what I do to learn english :).

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