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-- A comprehensive dictionary and grammar reference in one, the Concise Dictionaries include 250-page step-by-step guides to grammatical constructions and idiomatic usage.x
-- The keyword feature gives students extra help in translating the most essential vocabulary words.
-- Special entries throughout the text illuminate aspects of a given country's life and culture.
Easy to carry and featuring more than 195,000 entries and translations, "HarperCollins Concise Dictionaries" are prefect for college or advanced high-school language students.
A new look at language
Extra help with grammar:
- Step-by-step guide to French grammar from adjectives to sentence structure
- Extensive examples of grammatical constructions and idiomatic usage
- Thorough explanation of grammatical elements from noun cases to verb tenses
Practical, user-friendly, comprehensive:
- From MTV to e-mail, junk bonds to tabloids, the HarperCollins French Concise Dictionary keeps you up-to-date with contemporary French
- Special entries throughout the text illuminate aspects of French life and culture
All the information you need to keep to write a paper, read a book, or tell a story.
About the Author
HarperCollins Publishers is one of the world's leading English-language publishers with headquarters in New York. The company is part of News America Publishing Group, a division of News Corporation. The house of Mark Twain, the Bronte Sisters, Thackeray, Dickens, John F. Kennedy, Martin Luther King, Jr. and Maurice Sendak, HarperCollins was founded in New York City in 1817 by the brothers James and John Harper. The worldwide book group, which was formed following News Corporation's acquisition of the British publisher William Collins in January 1990, has significant publishing interests in the U.S., Canada, the U.K. and Australia.