French Phrases For Dummies

French Phrases For Dummies

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An easy-to-tote communications road map-French to go! France is the world's #1 tourist destination, with 2.2 million American visitors in 2002, and French the second most popular foreign language among U.S. high school and college students. This handy little phrasebook fits easily into pocket, purse, or bag-and helps tourists and students make themselves understood right away.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 216 pages
  • 109.22 x 182.88 x 15.24mm | 113.4g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • Bilingual edition
  • Bilingual
  • 0764572024
  • 9780764572029
  • 177,013

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Quick & easy approach gives you language fundamentals up front Words to Know section helps you find the right words fast Pronunciation key lets you talk the talk Hundreds of useful phrases at your fingertips Speak French -- instantly! Shopping. Ordering dinner. Chatting about the weather. Talking about your family. Dealing with emergencies. Whether you're a traveler or student, this handy French phrase book makes everyday communication a breeze! Get Smart!@www.dummies.com Discover how to: Get directions, shop, and eat out Talk numbers, dates, time, and money Chat about family and work Discuss sports and the weather Deal with problems and emergenciesshow more

About Dodi-Katrin Schmidt

Dodi-Katrin Schmidt, Michelle M. Williams, and Dominique Wenzel are all veteran French teachers and translators.show more

Table of contents

Introduction. Chapter 1: I Say It How? Speaking French. Chapter 2: Grammar on a Diet: Just the Basics. Chapter 3: Numerical Gumbo: Counting of All Kinds. Chapter 4: Making New Friends and Enjoying Small Talk. Chapter 5: Enjoying a Drink and a Snack (or Meal!). Chapter 6: Shop Til You Drop! Chapter 7: Making Leisure a Top Priority. Chapter 9: I Get Around: Transportation. Chapter 10: Laying Down Your Weary Head: House or Hotel. Chapter 11: Dealing with Emergencies. Chapter 12: Ten Favorite Expressions. Chapter 13: Ten Phrases That Make You Sound French. Index.show more

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