Synopses & Reviews
Comprehensive and up to date, this newly revised edition is ideal for the more sophisticated traveler, business person, student, and anyone interested in achieveing greater fluency in contemporary French and English. The Concise Dictionary is an ideal companion for someone wishing to read and understand newspapers, magazines, and books. The clear typographical layout and style, together with detailed treatment of vocabulary allows the user to quickly grasp the important nuances of language and translate and comprehend accurately. An innovative 32-page supplement offers useful information on life and culture in both French-speaking and English-speaking countries. Special Features: Over 90,000 references and 120,000 translations. New, bilingual supplements on life and culture in the native languages. Generous treatment of grammatical constructions and idioms. Pronunciation guides. Abbreviations, acronyms, technical and scientific terms.
About the Author
The Larousse editorial team includes many language and reference experts based in countries around the world. In this way the linguistic team keeps its finger on the pulse of living languages as spoken by the native-language speakers of these countries.