The Firefly French/English Visual Dictionary

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28,000 terms illustrated with 4,800 colorful pictures.

The Firefly French/English Visual Dictionary is an unparalleled reference to the world around us and an indispensable tool for language education. Its 4,800 full-color illustrations show what other dictionaries can only describe in black-and-white text. From the parts of a honeybee to the parts of a bulldozer, the scope and depth are immense.

There are 28,000 terms and phrases revealed in detailed lifelike illustrations that make identification quick and accurate. French terms are identified by gender, and two indexes make it fast and easy to find a term in either language. The 600 subjects are organized into 17 color-coded sections:

  • Astronomy
  • House
  • Earth
  • Clothing
  • Vegetable kingdom
  • Arts and architecture
  • Animal kingdom
  • Communications and office automation
  • Human being
  • Food and kitchen
  • Transport and machinery
  • Do-it-yourself and gardening
  • Energy
  • Science
  • Personal Adornment and articles
  • Society
  • Sports and games.

This reference is perfect for school, work or travel. For anyone learning French or English as a second language, The Firefly French/English Visual Dictionary is fun, accurate, easy and fast.

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About the Author:

Jean-Claude Corbeil is a consultant in linguistic planning, with a worldwide reputation in the fields of comparative terminology and socio-linguistics.

Ariane Archambault is a specialist in applied linguistics who taught foreign languages before becoming a terminologist and editor of dictionaries.

Review:

Absolutely the best foreign language dictionary on the market. (Janet Groene Family Motor Coaching)

The pictures are wonderful -- sharp and clear, done in accurate, vivid color. And everything is in here... a useful and beautiful resource. (Mary Anne Cree Canadian Children's Book News)

Thousands of generalist and specialist words... a fun dictionary to look at because of the colorful pictures and the varieties of themes. (Odile Rollin Resource Links)

Beautifully produced and well bound in a size that is easy to handle. (Margaret Henry Quill and Quire 2005-01-05)

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