An easy-to-tote communications road map-French to go!
France is the world's #1 tourist destination, with 2.2 million
American visitors in 2002, and French the second most popular foreign
language among U.S. high school and college students. This handy little
phrasebook fits easily into pocket, purse, or bag-and helps tourists
and students make themselves understood right away.
About the Author
Dodi-Katrin Schmidt has
been a writer, a translator, and an editor for almost ten years. Aside
from translating German, French, and English text of various kinds,
including linguistic handbooks, film reviews, travel guides, and
children’s books, she has also been involved in developing language
textbooks, language courses, teachers’ handbooks, and grammar
companions for video language courses. Dodi has been teaching for more
than two decades at high school, adult education, and college levels in
Europe as well as the United States. She also writes test items for
various national language tests and recorded textbook and test
material. Together with her husband, she travels a great deal, and they
continually house and entertain foreign students and former students in
their home in Princeton, NJ.
Michelle Williams is an editor at a major educational
publisher. A former French teacher, she has taught students ranging
from two years old to adults, in both the public and private sectors.
She is currently a private French tutor to a young Olympic-hopeful
figure skater. She is a firm believer in making language fun and
accessible to all who want to learn. Her most rewarding experience,
however, is in watching and listening to her son, Nathaniel, learn to
speak and sing in French.
Dominique Wenzel has been a freelance teacher of French and
translator for 15 years. Born and raised in France, she received a
Master’s degree from the University of Paris-Sorbonne and studied at
the University of Chicago on a postgraduate Fulbright scholarship. Her
students include business professionals, children, and adults of all
levels and interests. She travels regularly to France. Dominique raised
two bicultural, bilingual children who are both active in the
ISBN: 9780764572029 ISBN-10: 0764572024 Series: For Dummies (Language & Literature) Audience:
Number Of Pages: 216 Published: 25th June 2004 Dimensions (cm): 18.8 x 10.92
Weight (kg): 0.16