Bilingual French Dictionaries
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Oxford-Hachette French Dictionary
Oxford-Hachette Concise French Dictionary
Pictorial French-English Dictionary 2nd ed.
- Oxford Colour
French Dictionary Plus
- Oxford French
Dictionary and Grammar, edited by Rowlinson
- Oxford Starter
French Dictionary Revised ed.
NEW!: / 2002: Oxford French
French-English Agricultural Dictionary
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translates words on the screen into spoken language. Just type your sentence
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With more words and phrases than any other single-volume French dictionary,
plus the groundbreaking Text-to-Speech CD-ROM, the new edition of the Oxford-Hachette
remains the first choice in bilingual dictionaries.
1986 pages; 0-19-860744-X
Marie-Héléne Corréard and Valerie Grundy are
highly experienced bilingual lexicographers. The project teams have consisted of
English and French native speakers, together with specialist advisors in Europe
and North America.
1986 pp.; 7-1/2 x 10; 0-19-860363-0; Publ. 2001; Price: $45.00
Concise Oxford-Hachette French Dictionary
Edited by MARIE-HÉLÈNE CORRÉARD and VALERIE GRUNDY
Coverage of 175,000 words and phrases, and over 270,000 translations
Based on the highly acclaimed Oxford-Hachette French Dictionary,
described by the Independent as `revolutionary', this dictionary provides
students at intermediate level with an authoritative guide to French language
and culture. The result of ground-breaking developments in bilingual
dictionary-making, it is compiled entirely from the evidence of vast electronic
databanks of every type of written and spoken French and English.
Its features include:
* Detailed in-text boxes cover topics such as numbers, nationalities,
measurements, games and sports, and forms of address. These boxes review and
summarize the function and usage of the vocabulary and word patterns of those
essential language areas.
* An entirely new thematic wordfinder covers all the essential vocabulary in
key topics and is specially designed as a reference section for writing
* A new guide to email and the Internet gives a unique gateway to French
The Chief Editors, Valerie Grundy and Marie-Hélène Corréard,
are highly experienced bilingual lexicographers. The project teams are made up
of English and French native speakers, together with specialist advisors in
Europe and North America.
1488 pp.; 0-19-860242-1; Publ. 2000; Price: $27.95
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The Oxford-Duden Pictorial French and English Dictionary
"Proof that a picture is, indeed, worth a thousand words."--Library
Now available in paperback editions, The Oxford-Duden Pictorial
Dictionaries provide parallel English and foreign word lists containing
29,000 items for each language. Based on the premise that pictures can more
clearly convey certain kinds of information, these dictionaries present a list
of vocabulary relating to a subject together with a picture illustrating that
Each double-page spread links the words by number to the picture situation
drawn from everyday life; 384 sections cover a broad range of subjects in the
fields of science, medicine, technology, industry, commerce, and arts and
leisure, including astronomy, automobiles, swimming, supermarkets, nuclear
energy, nightclubs, and much more. Both English and foreign words appear on the
same page for easy use. The dictionaries also provide fully alphabetized indices
in both languages which refer the reader not only to the various subjects and
contexts in which a word is used, but also to the correct translation and
vocabulary of the entire subject.
An essential reference for general readers, translators, travelers, and
business people, The Oxford-Duden Pictorial Dictionaries serve as an
invaluable supplement to other foreign language guides.
The Oxford-Duden Pictorial French and English Dictionary, Second
Edition has been completely updated and revised to include the most recent
innovations in science and technology and to offer increased coverage of all
major fields of reference.
880 pp.; 384 picture sections throughout; 0-19-864538-4; Publ. 1996;
- "A wonderful concept....The range of subjects is astonishing."--Reference
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- "Fascinating reading."--Booklist
The Oxford Color French Dictionary Plus
Edited by MARIANNE CHALMERS, ROSALIND COMBLEY, CATHERINE ROUX, and LAURA
Fully revised and updated, this dictionary covers all the essential
French vocabulary of everyday life. With extensive coverage, it presents over
100,000 words, phrases, and translations for those first learning French or for
those simply needing a quick reference.
It includes special treatment of key words--the
frequently-used words that are the building blocks to learning the language.
These words are given a special layout and usage notes to help learners access
them easily and correctly. New warning symbols are provided to make slang and
informal words and expressions instantly identifiable, and a glossary of
grammatical terms as well as a short grammar guide offer extra help in
communicating effectively. Additional features include a letter-writing guide,
information on using e-mail, and games for developing dictionary skills, making
this the ideal reference for anyone broadly curious about the French language.
640 pp.; 0-19-864564-3; Publ. 2001; Price: $9.95
French Dictionary & Grammar
Edited by MARIANNE CHALMERS, ROSALIND COMBLEY, CATHERINE ROUX, and LAURA
This major new edition of a handy two-in-one reference to the French
language offers a entirely new layout and design. Featuring over 100,000 words,
phrases, and translations, and completely revised and updated, it covers all the
essential vocabulary of everyday life. In addition, frequently used words, which
are the building blocks to learning the language, are given a special layout
with usage notes throughout to help users employ them correctly. Special warning
symbols new to this edition make slang and informal words and expressions
instantly identifiable. In addition, there is a comprehensive and easy-to-use
guide to French grammar offering clear explanations of modern French usage and
grammar with examples taken from everyday speech, newspapers, and magazines;
sections on word order, punctuation, and prepositions; extra help on translation
problems and pronunciation traps; and an extensive glossary and full index.
Rounding out the dictionary are tables of regular and irregular French verbs,
and a quick-reference number chart, making this a complete package for both the
student or general user.
784 pp.; 4-1/2 x 7; 0-19-860387-8; Publ. 2001; Price: $14.95
The Oxford Starter French Dictionary
Edited by MARIE-HÉLÉNE CORRÉARD and MARY O'NEILL
Thoroughly revised, this dictionary breaks fresh ground in
language-learning, providing essential information in a unique, user-friendly
way. Specially designed for beginners, this volume contains nearly 20,000 words
and covers everyday vocabulary and core survival phrases. From irregular verb
forms to common idiomatic usage, it provides generous coverage of those aspects
of the French language that are difficult to decode for English speakers. These
innovative teaching tools make this dictionary an unparalleled introduction to
the French language.
448 pp.; 0-19-860328-2
NEW!: / 2002:
The Oxford French Business Dictionary
Edited by MARIANNE CHALMERS and MARTINE PIERQUIN
This is an ideal dictionary for students taking French in combination
with a business qualification at college or for anyone doing business in the
French-speaking world. It provides an exhaustive range of business vocabulary
across many core areas, far outstripping the competition in its coverage of
e-commerce and Internet-related terms. Detailed treatment of all vocabulary
items is provided, along with thousands of example phrases illustrating
The extensive supplementary material offers sample business correspondence,
including Curriculum Vitaes; faxes, emails, and invoices; lists of countries,
nationalities, languages, and currencies; and guidance on using the telephone.
New and recent titles of related interest:
640 pp.; 5 x 7 3/4; 0-19-860483-1; Publ. 2002; Price: $21.50
How to use the dictionary
Supplements: business correspondence etc.
With English-French Index
Compiled by D. O'D. Bourke
304 pp.; 0-85198-767-2; Published 1992; Price: $115.00
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