Searching for Le Mot Juste? You'll find it here. "French for Le Snob" will show you how to use the many French loanwords with impeccable pronunciation. It's unique definitions will help you spice up your conversations with interesting anecdotes and colourful expressions about food, wine, theatre, painting, literature, ballet, architecture and fashion, among other subjects. Sophisticated English speakers everywhere can now enjoy still more of the limelight as they talk about la femme fatale, l'enfant terrible and la creme de la creme, while sipping a cafe noir in their pied-a-terre.
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"Buy it for history of how French words invaded the English language . . . Buy it for the snob in your life." --"Chicago Sun-Times"
Yvette Reche was born in France and began her career teaching elementary school. She has a postgraduate degree in French/English translation from the University of British Columbia and taught French at high school and college level for twelve years. She lives in Tempe, Arizona.
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Book Description Robson Books, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 1861059507