French Phrasebook for Tourism, Friendship & Fun

French Phrasebook for Tourism, Friendship & Fun

by Mathieu Herman, Robert F. Powers

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Overview

The biggest and best! This French phrasebook contains more than TWICE AS MANY phrases and terms as any other French e-phrasebook:

9,076 phrases
14,552 terms
10,724 individual words

It gives you a treasure chest of vocabulary and conversation for:
• enjoying tourism.
• coping with all kinds of everyday situations.
• dealing with emergencies
• getting acquainted.
• making friends.
• carrying on simple conversations.
• pursuing romance.
• participating in and watching sports such as basketball, soccer, team handball, skiing, ice skating, snowboarding, tobogganing, skateboarding, scuba diving, swimming, mountain climbing, equestrian sport, golf, tennis, track & field, skydiving, paragliding, surfing, windsurfing, boating, kayaking, boxing, wrestling, birdwatching, fishing, hunting, archery, paintball, ice hockey, field hockey and many others.

Includes a HUGE French-English glossary of food and drink.

PLUS: 9 other appendices:
• French alphabet and pronunciation
• French grammar
• Numbers
• Clock time
• Calendar time
• Metric measurements
• Common adult heights
• Common adult weights
• Common French signs and labels

And it’s easy and quick to find what you’re looking for. No confusing categories. To find a phrase or term, just go the main word that it contains, which is alphabetized as in a dictionary.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781929482115
Publisher: Rodnik Publishing Company
Publication date: 01/05/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 857
File size: 2 MB

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French Phrasebook for Tourism, Friendship & Fun 4.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 7 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Hahaha wrong there
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Very intriguing. Thanks!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Its nice that not every chapter has se<_>x in it.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
'Hey' with four 'y's! <p> And great job! Starry Night, these haters are just jelous of your talent. &#9786
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Honestly I usually hate these kind of stories. But not this one. As a writer, I can see how much thought you have put into these, like you said. There is more to them than the s*x. Yeah it's not my kind of story, but your plot has me interested. So kudos to you!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
To Mot<_>herfu<_>c<_>ker: I can assure you that this was all my idea. Tell me what I may have gotten the idea from. If you can't, you're just a helpless hater. <p> To all the suggestions: I will do my best to work those in. Thank you for being fans! <p> It was a quiet night tonight. Well, it was for the four woman huddled inside a hut. Three of the woman belonged to a master. The other woman was the disguised soldier. They were all quietly discussing how life changed so quickly, memories of their children before they got shot down, or poisoned, or starved to death. They were partially thankful for the fact that everyone settled down enough to harvest and grow crops, to raise cows and pigs for meat. <p> "Is it just me, or should I be scared of the lady next to me for hitting me twice with a frying pan?" the disguised soldier laughed. She had kept her gear on, just in case another soldier happened to come by. It would be very suspicious for four woman, instead of three, sitting around a lighted candle, talking. Indeed, they would have a rite to be suspicious, because this was a suspicious meeting. <br> "I'm sorry, I didn't catch your name," one of the woman asked the disguised soldier. This was the one that had the frying pan. <br> "Lela," the 'soldier' replied. <br> The same asker replied, "I am Shyla." <br> They both turned to the other two woman, property of the master from last night. "Yours?" <p> "Nehat. I was an Indian." <p> "Shelby," the other one shugged. "I'm a... citian. Or was." <p> Lela smiled. "Good. Now we know names." <br> "So...Lela, what was this you were talking about, about bringing down the soldiers?" Shyla asked. <p> Lela shook her head, feeling everyone's eyes on her. "It was fool's talk. We do need to repopulate. It's just... in ra<_>pe manner, I don't know... it just seems wrong." <br> Shelby nodded. She had had three healthy babies so far. Each taken away. "It's hard. Having our precious bundles for six months, and not seeing them until they are sixteen. Unless they are lucky enough to be a scribe. They only have boys doing that. Our girls will more likely to cleaning and housekeeping, being servants. It's likely we won't see any children until the seventh or ninth one." Shelby nodded solemnly at her own words, sighing. <br> "Yes," Nehat agreed, "I wish every day I could hold one of my babies just one last time... to give them up with them knowing I loved them, rather than have screamed like a banshee." <br> Shyla soothingly gave Nehat a hug. <p> Meanwhile, in the Nursery at the palace... <p> The king swept through the nursery, looking disgusted. "There are too many girls and not enough boys. I need boys, not girls!" <br> "Sir, we can't decide whether thet will be girls or boys. It is nature's choice--" <br> "Maybe their is something wrong with he se<_>men," he muttered before raising his voice. "All the females, when they turn four, will be working labor. Only a few intelligant ones will serve the palace. The laborers will work all day, and when they are twelve, no older, is when they begin their...treatmnt." <br> "Treatment?" one of his soldiers piped up. <br> "Ra<_>pe. Se<_>xual ass<_>ault." <br> Everyone except the king cringed, each muttering they wish they didn't have to do it. <br> "YOU WILL DO WHAT I TELL YOU TO!" the king thundered, stomping out of the nursery. <p> I know there wasn't any epicly se<_>xy scenes in this chapter, but the four woman will be important. Out of space now, --Starry Night
ReadersFavorite More than 1 year ago
Reviewed by Melinda Hills for Readers' Favorite French Phrasebook for Tourism, Friendship &amp; Fun by Mathieu Herman and Robert F. Powers is a fresh, new look at providing basic French vocabulary and phrases for anyone interested in the language. Beginning with an explanation about how to use the book, this French Phrasebook is conveniently set up in alphabetical format with plenty of options for the most common expressions. Another excellent feature of the book is the separate food and beverage section so that anything related to a menu is easy to find. The individual appendices clearly present basic facts and information such as the alphabet and pronunciation, conversions for weight, measurement and temperature from the metric system, and the words and phrases related to telling time and identifying dates. The simple grammar explanations help to understand &lsquo;why&rsquo; things are said a certain way and provide a starting point for more in-depth study of the language. Unlike a regular dictionary, the French Phrasebook for Tourism, Friendship &amp; Fun provides a wide range of language choices that are the most useful for situations encountered by travellers. This eliminates the need to sort through unnecessary options or pages of technical terms so that you can quickly converse with native speakers while traveling. This easy to use format is less cumbersome than traditional phrase books or dictionaries and can be accessed anywhere. Modern expressions are translated into French that best copies the sense of the phrase so working with your own usual language is simple &ndash; you don&rsquo;t have to change your thoughts into &lsquo;academic&rsquo; English to find a French equivalent. This is a great asset to travellers, so Bon Voyage!