French Words: Past, Present, and Future

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Multilingual Matters, 1 ene. 2001 - 125 páginas
Using an original mode of presentation, the 'textbite', this book seeks to approach the French vocabulary from as many angles as possible - showing how French words are constructed, the difficulties inherent in defining a word, the relationships words enter into, their origins, and recent trends in word formation. Examples and exercises are provided throughout.
 

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Words With a Long History
34
Words With a Foreign Origin
63
Words with a Short History Neologisms
97
Conclusion
121
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Sobre el autor (2001)

Malcolm Offord is Reader in French at the University of Nottingham and has published a number of books and articles on the French language. His major publications include Using French: a Guide to Contemporary Usage (CUP) and Using French Synonyms (CUP), both co-authored with R.E. Batchelor, Varieties of Contemporary French (Macmillan), French Sociolinguistic Reader (Multilingual Matters).

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