Lonely Planet French Phrasebook & Dictionary
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Lonely Planet French Phrasebook & Dictionary

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Lonely Planet: The world's #1 phrasebook publisher*

Lonely Planet French Phrasebook & Dictionary is your handy passport to culturally enriching travels with the most relevant and useful French phrases and vocabulary for all your travel needs. Ask about tucked-away vineyards, bargain with local famers at the market or order wine like a professional; all with your trusted travel companion. With language tools in your back pocket, you can truly get to the heart of wherever you go, so begin your journey now!

Get More From Your Trip with Easy-to-Find Phrases for Every Travel Situation!



Feel at ease with essential tips on culture, manners, idioms and multiple meanings
Order with confidence, explain food allergies, and try new foods with the menu decoder
Save time and hassles with vital phrases at your fingertips
Never get stuck for words with the 3500-word two-way, quick-reference dictionary
Be prepared for both common and emergency travel situations with practical phrases and terminology
Meet friends with conversation starter phrases
Get your message across with easy-to-use pronunciation guides

Inside Lonely Planet French Phrasebook & Dictionary:



Full-colour throughout
User-friendly layout organised by travel scenario categories
Survival phrases inside front cover for at-a-glance on-the-fly cues
Convenient features

5 Phrases to Learn Before You Go
10 Ways to Start a Sentence
10 Phrases to Sound like a Local
Listen For - phrases you may hear
Look For - phrases you may see on signs
Shortcuts - easy-to-remember alternatives to the full phrases
Q&A - suggested answers to questions asked


Covers

Basics - time, dates, numbers, amounts, pronunciation, reading tips, grammar rules
Practical - travel with kids, disabled travellers, sightseeing, business, banking, post office, internet, phones, repairs, bargaining, accommodation, directions, border crossing, transport
Social - meeting people, interests, feelings, opinions, going out, romance, culture, activities, weather
Safe Travel - emergencies, police, doctor, chemist, dentist, symptoms, conditions
Food - ordering, at the market, at the bar, dishes, ingredients



The Perfect Choice:Lonely Planet French Phrasebook & Dictionary , a pocket-sized comprehensive language guide, provides on-the-go language assistance; great for language students and travellers looking to interact with locals and immerse themselves in local culture.



Looking for just the basics? Check out Lonely Planet's Fast Talk French, a pocket-sized, essential language guide designed to get you talking quickly; perfect for a quick trip experience.
Looking for an auditory guide to pronunciations? Check out Lonely Planet's French Phrasebook & Audio CD.

Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Michael Janes, Jean-Pierre Masclef, Jean-Bernard Carillet.

About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet is the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, and has been connecting travellers and locals for over 25 years with phrasebooks for 120 languages, more than any other publisher! With an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community, Lonely Planet enables curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves. The world awaits!

*#1 phrasebook publisher. Source: Nielsen Bookscan UK, US & AUS
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Product details

  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 93 x 140 x 12mm | 135g
  • LONELY PLANET PUBLICATIONS
  • Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia
  • English
  • Revised
  • 6th Revised edition
  • Total Colour Pages
  • 1743214448
  • 9781743214442
  • 17,500

Review Text

Why have some French? You may be told of a cosy vineyard way off the tourist track, or discover that there?s little merit in the stereotype about the French being rude. French is the official language of a number of international organisations (including the UN and the International Olympic Committee). French films are internationally renowned, and France has won the Nobel Prize in Literature more times than any other country!

Lonely Planet Phrasebooks have been connecting travellers and locals for over a quarter of a century - our phrasebooks and mobile apps cover more than any other publisher!

Order the right meal with our menu decoder.
Never get stuck for words with our 3500-word two-way dictionary.
We make language easy with shortcuts, key phrases & common Q&As.
Feel at ease, with essential tips on culture & manners.

Coverage includes: Basics, Practical, Social, Safe Travel, Food.
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