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Teaches the essentials of common French idioms used in everyday commerce, conversation, books, movies, and writing that are often unknown to non-native speakers. This accessible guide consists of 10 lessons divided into the following parts: dialogue, vocabulary, vocabulary practice, grammar, and exercises. Several chapters offer a special section which provides an up-close look at common idioms pertaining to a specific category. Features a thesaurus of French idiomatic expressions and a glossary containing English definitions of all the French words used in the text.