Streetwise French: Speak and Understand Everyday French

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The next best thing to a year abroad . . .

Streetwise French with Audio CD offers you a unique opportunity to learn

first-hand how French is actually spoken. With the help of more than 25 everyday

dialogues performed by native speakers, you pick up on the idioms, ...

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Overview

The next best thing to a year abroad . . .

Streetwise French with Audio CD offers you a unique opportunity to learn

first-hand how French is actually spoken. With the help of more than 25 everyday

dialogues performed by native speakers, you pick up on the idioms, colloquialisms, slang, and

vulgarisms currently used by people from all walks of life.

Fascinating features help explain the cultural attitudes behind many expressions. And exercises

enable you to flex your comprehension and conversational skills.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071478748
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 12/12/2006
  • Series: Streetwise...Series
  • Edition description: Book & CD
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 777,075
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Isabelle Rodrigues and Ted Neather are experienced authors and university

lecturers.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Salut! Ca va?
Greeting people - Asking how they are -- Saying how you feel

Chapter 2. Y a de l'abus!
Complaining about unfair treatment -- Giving someone a piece of your mind

Chapter 3. Excusez-moi monsieur
Asking the way -- Understanding directions

Chapter 4. T'as pas 100 balles à me filler?Asking a favor - Convincing/ persuading someone

Chapter 5. Ca n'a pas l'air de tourner rond
Giving support - Giving advice

Chapter 6. Alors, ca s'est bien passé?
Telling a Story

Chapter 7. Entre nous deux, c'est cool
Expressing your feelings

Chapter 8. C'est toujours hyper-bondé
Describing places

Chapter 9. J'avais craqué pour lui
Talking about the past

Chapter 10. Ca te brancherait pas?
Making plans -- Explaining your intentions

Chapter 11. etc.
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