A Dictionary of French Building Terms: Essential for Renovators, Builders and Home-owners (Paperback)
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Short Description for A Dictionary of French Building Terms Provides the terms one needs to know when buying, maintaining, renovating or building a home in France. This phrase book includes the technical words for tools and equipment and various aspects of painting, carpentry, roofing, plumbing and drainage. It also includes terminology for planning structural changes, and an appendix of emergency phrases.
- Published: 03 April 2007
- Format: Paperback 256 pages
- ISBN 13: 9781840244946 ISBN 10: 1840244941
- Sales rank: 180,966
Full description for A Dictionary of French Building Terms
This essential dictionary and phrase book provides every term you need to know when buying, maintaining, renovating or building a home in France. Accessible and comprehensive, it includes the technical words you won't find in an ordinary dictionary for tools and equipment and every aspect of painting, carpentry, roofing, plumbing and drainage. It also equips you with terminology for planning structural changes such as extensions and determining boundaries. An appendix of emergency phrases will make this a book you'll want to keep by the phone at all times. Whether you own a home or work in France, this book will help you talk to French tradesmen with authority and avoid costly misunderstandings as you pull down the language barrier brick by brick.