Using French : A Guide to Contemporary Usage, Paperback

Using French : A Guide to Contemporary Usage Paperback



This book was first published in 2000 and is a thoroughly revised edition of the acclaimed Using French, first published as A Guide to Contemporary French Usage in 1982.

It provides guidance for those who have already acquired the basics of French and wish to extend their fluency and confidence.

Unlike conventional grammars, it gives special attention to those areas of vocabulary and grammar which cause most difficulty to English-speakers, and incorporates the concept of register differences throughout.

This third edition takes account of the expanding vocabulary and changing grammatical usage of contemporary French. * Designed to promote fluency and accuracy vital to effective communication * Tailored to the needs of the English-speaking user * Clear format for ease of reference * Full treatment of key grammatical areas * Important section on vocabulary extension, with index for efficient access * Invaluable to all advanced learners, and to anyone requiring up-to-date guidance on points of grammar and vocabulary


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 348 pages, index
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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  • Category: Usage & grammar guides
  • ISBN: 9780521645935



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