Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - Insiders' French by Eleanor Levieux

A guide to the language of the "new France". This "new France" is a country poised to experience the European single currency but uncertain about being part of Europe. It is hooked on fast food but ambivalent about the country where it originated. France at the end of the 20th century has record unemployment and an increasingly controversial immigrant population. Clearly, given the rapidly changing conditions and lifestyles, conventional French dictionaries alone cannot completely inform readers and visitors. This text offers a solution to the incomprehension, a handbook in which the reader will find the language of the European Union, the space programme, abortion and women's rights, high-tech industries, and health care, among other topics. Entries proceed by association of ideas and related terms, with cross-referencing, while still being alphabetized for easy reference like a standard dictionary. Cartoons from major French journals are included.

Buy Insiders' French by Eleanor Levieux from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780226475035
ISBN-10: 0226475034
Format: Paperback
(205mm x 128mm x mm)
Pages: 266
Imprint: University of Chicago Press
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Publish Date: 15-May-1999
Country of Publication: United States

Other Editions - Insiders' French by Eleanor Levieux

Book Reviews - Insiders' French by Eleanor Levieux

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Insiders' French book by Eleanor Levieux and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Books By Eleanor Levieux

Dreyfus Affair by Eleanor Levieux
Paperback, December 1997
$42.29