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 curious about the French language.