With over 40,000 references and 70,000 translations, this dictionary provides coverage of today's language and usage. Ideal for school use and exam success. Colour layout offers the user maximum accessibility in a compact, handy format. Retaining all the highly-acclaimed attributes of the Collins range - unparalleled accuracy, immediate accessibility and unrivalled user-friendliness - the Collins French School Dictionary offers up-to-date coverage of contemporary French and English with thousands of current constructions and phrases. It also features clear signposting of meanings and context to guide the user to the appropriate translation; special treatment of key vocabulary items such as 'about', 'can', 'depuis', 'peu'; entries giving detailed information on aspects of French life and culture. The dictionary also boasts a complete, user-friendly supplement containing all key French verbs which are shown in full. Examples illustrate how verbs are used in context.