Streetwise French Dictionary /thesaurus

Streetwise French Dictionary /thesaurus

The User-friendly Guide to French Slang and Idioms

Book - 2002
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McGraw Hill

2,000 "streetwise" expressions put the fun into learning French

The student of French who is câblé (cabled--switched on) will be aux ange (with the angels--over the moon) to discover this fascinating compendium of 2,000 current French colloquial expressions and slang. It features a wealth of exercises and examples as well as tips on where and when to use or not use certain expressions. It all adds up to a rare language tool: one that entertains as it expands vocabulary. Peppered with humorous illustrations by the French illustrator Luc Nisset-Raidon. Thirty-four A-to-Z categories and 130 subcategories with 2,000 terms and expressions, for example:

  • Animals--cats, dogs, farmyard animals, wild animals, insects
  • Business--banking, business titles, buying and selling, making a deal
  • Clothes--fashion models, shoes, sportswear, underwear, vacation clothes
  • Discourse, conversations--complaining, greetings, interrupting, saying good-bye

2,000 "streetwise" expressions put the fun into learning FrenchThe student of French who is câblé (cabled--switched on) will be aux ange (with the angels--over the moon) to discover this fascinating compendium of 2,000 current French colloquial expressions and slang. It features a wealth of exercises and examples as well as tips on where and when to use or not use certain expressions. It all adds up to a rare language tool: one that entertains as it expands vocabulary. Peppered with humorous illustrations by the French illustrator Luc Nisset-Raidon. Thirty-four A-to-Z categories and 130 subcategories with 2,000 terms and expressions, for example:Animals--cats, dogs, farmyard animals, wild animals, insectsBusiness--banking, business titles, buying and selling, making a dealClothes--fashion models, shoes, sportswear, underwear, vacation clothesDiscourse, conversations--complaining, greetings, interrupting, saying good-bye

Publisher: Lincolnwood, Ill. : McGraw-Hill, [2002]
Copyright Date: ©2002
ISBN: 9780658004179
0658004174
Branch Call Number: 443.21 PICKU
Characteristics: x, 274 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Hares, R. J.

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