Book Title: The Oxford-Hachette French Dictionary: French-English, English-French
Format: Mixed media product | 2082 pages
Publication Date: 01 Jun 2001
Acclaimed by language professionals the world over, the Oxford-Hachette French Dictionary leads the way in modern bilingual lexicography. The first ever French dictionary to be entirely compiled based on the statistical evidence of vast electronic databanks of real language, both written and spoken, it is the most comprehensive, reliable, and up-to-date dictionary of French and English available today. The previous edition was described by the Independent as 'revolutionary'. This major new edition provides new up-to-date vocabulary, a new open design, in-text cultural notes on many aspects of the French-speaking world, from political and educational systems, to festivals and national newspapers, as well as a revised correspondence section that provides many model letters, extensive information on business correspondence via email and the internet. It is the most up-to-date and complete French dictionary of its size - a must for any serious student of the French language.
The dictionary comes with the ultimate pronunciation guide: a FREE CD-ROM that enables you to type in a word or phrase, or paste in text from the web, and hear it spoken back to you in perfect French (selected markets only).