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Street French By David Burke

Street French
by David Burke

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"Stop hitting your biscuit!" What? If you heard this expression (arrete de te frapper le biscuit!) from a French native you wouldn't know that it meant to "stop hitting your head against the wall in frustration!"-unless you had read David Burke's newest book devoted solely to French idioms.
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Street French: Bk.2: The Best of French Idioms by David Burke

"Stop hitting your biscuit!" What? If you heard this expression (arrete de te frapper le biscuit!) from a French native you wouldn't know that it meant to "stop hitting your head against the wall in frustration!"--unless you had read David Burke's newest book devoted solely to French idioms. Idioms are those common phrases we use in daily conversation that seem totally confusing to a stranger. This second book of the three--title revision of the bestsellers Street French and More Street French features translations of hundreds of French idiomatic expressions. It also includes pronunciation guides, sections on antonyms and synonyms, and an expanded glossary. * Includes more crossword puzzles, fill--ins, word games, and fun self--tests * An expanded, revised, and updated collection of the idioms featured in Street French and More Street French (total sales--90,000 copies) DAVID BURKE (Los Angeles, California) studied in Paris, is a fluent French speaker and is the author of Street Spanish (Wiley, 55,000 sold).

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About David Burke


David Burke is also the author of Street French 1: The Best of French Slang, Street French 3: The Best of Naughty French, plus Street Spanish (also available from Wiley), Street German 1, Street Talk 1, 2, and 3, and Biz Talk 1 and 2.

Table of Contents


What's He Talking About? Nancy's a Real Wiz Around the House! George Seems Depressed. He's Drunk as a Skunk! She's Big--Time Ugly! You Can't Teach an Old Dog New Tricks. She's Not Doing Well!. I'm Freaking Out! I Have a Lot On My Mind. She's Pregnant Out to Here! Review Exam for Lessons 6--10. Answers to Lessons 1--10. Glossary.

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GOR002144583
Street French: Bk.2: The Best of French Idioms by David Burke
David Burke
Used - Very Good
Paperback
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
1996-09-20
288
0471138991
9780471138990
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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