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Title:
French phrase book.
Edition:
Newly revised.
Publication Information:
Princeton, NJ, USA : Berlitz, [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
223 pages : illustrations, maps ; 15 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9782831578422
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Berlitz Phrase Books, the unparalleled market leaders, feature 1,200 current expressions visitors will hear during their travels plus cultural tips and cautions to guide visitors through social situation and provide valuable safety tips.The phrase books will help you troubleshoot various situations: losing baggage, asking directions, reserving accommodations, visiting the doctor, etc. The essential vocabulary and phrases cover the most common situations a traveler might encounter making this popular series the ideal companion for millions of travelers worldwide.Mini-dialogues provide typical conversations to practice. A grammar section, 2.300 word bilingual dictionary, and an extensive menu-reader complete this pocket-sized reference work.Special Business editions are available in 7 major languages. These vital references focus on key business terms and phrases, covering more than 40 typical business situations in 12 different industries.


Table of Contents

Pronunciationp. 6
Basic Expressionsp. 10
Greetings / Apologiesp. 10
Communication difficultiesp. 11
Questionsp. 12
Where?p. 12
When?p. 13
What kind of?p. 14
How much / many?p. 15
Why?p. 15
How?p. 16
Is it ...? / Are there ...?p. 16
Can...?p. 16
What would you like?p. 17
Who? / Which? / Whose?p. 18
Other useful wordsp. 19
Exclamationsp. 19
Accomodationsp. 20
Reservationsp. 21
Receptionp. 22
Problemsp. 25
Requirementsp. 26
Rentingp. 28
Youth hostelp. 29
Campingp. 30
Checking outp. 32
Pating Outp. 33
Restaurantsp. 33
French cuisinep. 34
Finding a place to eatp. 35
Reservationsp. 36
Orderingp. 37
Fast food / Cafep. 40
Complaintsp. 41
Payingp. 42
Course by coursep. 43
Breakfastp. 43
Appetizers / Startersp. 43
Soupsp. 44
Fish and seafoodp. 45
Meatp. 45
Vegetables / Saladsp. 47
Cheesep. 48
Dessertp. 48
Drinksp. 49
Non-alcoholic drinksp. 51
Menu Readerp. 52
Travelp. 65
Safetyp. 65
Arrivalp. 65
Planep. 68
Trainp. 72
Long-distance busp. 78
Busp. 78
Subwayp. 80
Ferryp. 81
Bicycle / Motorbikep. 82
Hitchhikingp. 83
Taxi / Cabp. 84
Car / Automobilep. 85
Car rentalp. 86
Gas [Petrol] stationp. 87
Breakdownp. 90
Accidentsp. 92
Asking directionsp. 94
Road signsp. 95
Sightseeingp. 97
Tourist informationp. 97
Reserving a tourp. 97
Sightsp. 99
Admissionp. 100
Impressionsp. 101
Tourist glossaryp. 102
Who? / What? / When?p. 104
In the countrysidep. 106
Leisurep. 108
Ticketsp. 109
Movies [Cinema]p. 110
Theaterp. 110
Opera / Ballet / Dancep. 111
Music / Concertsp. 111
Nightlifep. 112
Childrenp. 113
Sportsp. 114
At the beachp. 115
Skiingp. 117
Making Friendsp. 118
Introductionsp. 118
Where are you from?p. 119
Who are you with?p. 120
What do you do?p. 121
Enjoying your trip?p. 123
Invitationsp. 124
Encountersp. 126
Telephoningp. 127
Stores and Servicesp. 129
Opening hoursp. 132
Servicep. 132
Payingp. 135
Complaintsp. 136
Repairs / Cleaningp. 136
Bank / Currency exchange officep. 137
Pharmacyp. 139
Clothingp. 142
Health and beautyp. 146
Household articlesp. 147
Jewelerp. 148
Newsstandp. 149
Photographyp. 150
Policep. 151
Lost property / Theftp. 152
Post officep. 153
Souvenirs / Giftsp. 155
Supermarketp. 157
Conversion chartsp. 160
Healthp. 161
Doctor (general)p. 161
Accident and injuryp. 162
Health conditionsp. 163
Parts of the bodyp. 163
Doctor's inquiriesp. 164
Gynecologistp. 166
Hospitalp. 166
Opticianp. 166
Dentistp. 167
Payment and insurancep. 167
Engush--French Dictionaryp. 168
French--English Dictionaryp. 200
Referencep. 215
Grammarp. 215
Numbersp. 219
Days / Months / Datesp. 220
Seasonsp. 221
Greetingsp. 221
Public holidaysp. 221
Timep. 222
Mapp. 224

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