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Dictionary of French slang and colloquial expressions

by Henry Strutz

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Published by Barron"s in Hauppauge, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • French language -- Slang -- Dictionaries -- English

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHenry Strutz.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPC3741 .S77 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 355 p. ;
    Number of Pages355
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL394957M
    ISBN 100764103458
    LC Control Number98073385

    Informal French and French Slang Tutorial Learn to understand colloquial / familiar French, verlan, and swearing in French This informal French slang tutorial is designed to teach the real spoken form of French - which is very different from the formal way of writing - as well as common French slang words. Colloquial definition: Colloquial words and phrases are informal and are used mainly in conversation. | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples.

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    Want to learn some useful French expressions, words and slang that you probably don’t cover in French class? We compiled a list of colloquial (everyday) terms you’ll hear in France. You can sprinkle them into your conversations to sound more fluent or smile to yourself when you hear your French friends use these words. colloquial translation in English - French Reverso dictionary, see also 'colloquially',colloquialism',collation',collusion', examples, definition, conjugation.


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The Dictionary of French Slang and Colloquial Expressions is one title in Barron's series of slang dictionaries in several different languages. Because of the nature of slang, these books contain expressions that some readers might find offensive/5(26).

Approximately 4, common French slang words and colloquial expressions are presented with grammatical information, the definition in English, a sentence or phrase in French to illustrate usage, and an English translation of the example, using where applicable, a corresponding English slang expression.

Because of the very nature of slang, this book necessarily contains expressions that /5. Where many language books fail with helping with the pronunciation of the language, French Slang excels.

After giving comparisons to the English language and tips for French overall, the book goes into words and phrases that would be highly helpful to a non-French speaker that is just learning the language/5(67).

The Dictionary of French Slang and Colloquial Expressions is one title in Barron’s series of slang dictionaries in several different languages. Because of the nature of slang, these books contain expressions that some readers might find offensive.

pagesBrand: Barron's. Unless one reads at least intermediate-level French, this pocket-sized _Dictionary of French Slang and Colloquial Expressions_ will prove useful only as a reference book, not as a guidebook for the traveler.

It is a one-way dictionary in French-English, and many of the French entries are not defined but are cross-referenced to another entry/5(3).

Dictionary of French Slang And Colloquial Expressions | ILS The Dictionary of French Slang and Colloquial Expressions is one title in Barron’s series of slang dictionaries in several different languages.

Because of the nature of slang, these books contain expressions that some readers might find offensive. click here to find out more Dictionary of French Slang and Colloquial ExpressionsSecond Edition French Audio and Book Language Learning click hereOther French Dictionaries and Phrase Books click here ppMore than words and expressions seldom found in standard English-French dictionaries defined with information on usage.

Synopsis. Travelers to France will find help in this book to get past the slang barrier. Approximately common French slang words and colloquial expressions are given with grammatical information, the definition in English and a sentence to illustrate the Reviews: French Slang This dictionary is a comprehensive and in-depth look at all the slang, vulgarisms, curses, and insults, plus idioms, expressions, and a lot more, that appear in everday French.

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Each entry is followed by examples illustrating how an expression is used in Cited by: 5. Dictionary of French Slang and Colloquial Expressions Textbook knowledge of a language will only take you so far. Most languages have a large amount of slang utilized by those speaking it. Here is a volume that lists approximately 4, common slang words and colloquial expressions.

Standard French words are often abbreviatedin speech and used as slang. For example, a hungry ado(adolescent — teen) might go to a resto(restaurant— restaurant) to fill up. And you may’ve read about the Count of Monte Cristo: he was a sailor who became an aristo(aristocrate — aristocrat).

Inside-out French. Unless one reads at least intermediate-level French, this pocket-sized _Dictionary of French Slang and Colloquial Expressions_ will prove useful only as a reference book, not as a guidebook for the traveler. It is a one-way dictionary in French-English, and many of the French entries are not defined but are cross-referenced to another entry/5.

They have argot (slang) words or expressions for about everything. Slang words that mean money, friend or cool are used extensively by young people. Your ability to understand and use argot may help you live a real French speaking experience.

It's interesting that argot or informal French sayings come from the underworld. The first French slang. Dictionary of French slang and colloquial expressions. [Henry Strutz] -- Presents definitions and usage examples for approximately 4, common French slang words and colloquial expressions.

Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. Dictionary of French slang and colloquial expressions. [Henry Strutz] -- Part of a quick-reference series suitable for language students and international travellers, this title presents more than 4, informal, commonly-used words and phrases in its target language.

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These useful French expressions, words and slang are probably skipped in French class. We compiled a SECOND list of colloquial words you’ll hear in France. You can sprinkle them into your conversations to sound more fluent or smile to yourself when you hear your French friends use these words.

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The slang is very useful for reading modern French novels and watching films as it does include expressions not easily found in dictionaries/5(12).

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We bring you more t real definitions for o slang words and phrases. You'll find more than 5, citations from TV shows, movies, news publications, and other sources.