Our search has the following Google-type functionality:
If you use '+' at the start of a word, that word will be present in the search results.
eg. Harry +Potter
Search results will contain 'Potter'.
If you use '-' at the start of a word, that word will be absent in the search results.
eg. Harry -Potter
Search results will not contain 'Potter'.
If you use 'AND' between 2 words, then both those words will be present in the search results.
eg. Harry AND Potter
Search results will contain both 'Harry' and 'Potter'.
NOTE: AND will only work with single words not phrases.
If you use 'OR' between 2 single words, then either or both of those words will be present in the search results.
eg. 'Harry OR Potter'
Search results will contain just 'Harry', or just 'Potter', or both 'Harry' and 'Potter'.
NOTE: OR will only work with single words not phrases.
If you use 'NOT' before a word, that word will be absent in the search results. (This is the same as using the minus symbol).
eg. 'Harry NOT Potter'
Search results will not contain 'Potter'.
NOTE: NOT will only work with single words not phrases.
If you use double quotation marks around words, those words will be present in that order.
eg. "Harry Potter"
Search results will contain 'Harry Potter', but not 'Potter Harry'.
NOTE: "" cannot be combined with AND, OR & NOT searches.
If you use '*' in a word, it performs a wildcard search, as it signifies any number of characters. (Searches cannot start with a wildcard).
Search results will contain words starting with 'Pot' and ending in 'er', such as 'Potter'.
Amy L. Hubbell is Lecturer in the School of Languages and Culture, University of Queensland, Australia.
Finally, a textbook for business French that actually prepares students for the real world and todays tough job market. Amy Hubbells A la recherche dun emploi: Business French in a Communicative Context is extremely well designed and planned. The layout of the CV and cover letter activities are clear, clean, and concise and I particularly like the fact that there are comparison activities (i.e., French vs. American vs. Quebecois CV) with on-target comprehension questions for reading selections. Students are certain to appreciate the practical nature of this text which is creatively presented in an up-to-date format. Amy Hubbells text is a welcome addition to the field. Eileen M. Angelini, PhD, Professor of French, Fulbright Scholar, Chair of the AATF National Commission on French for Business and Economic Purposes, Department of Modern Languages, Canisius College Quel ouvrage stimulant et rafraichissant. A la recherche dun emploi: Business French in a Communicative Context, invite litteralement a la decouverte du monde des affaires de la francophonie internationale. Cet ouvrage offre a tout etudiant interesse loccasion dacquerir une excellente comprehension et les connaissances essentielles, pour jouer eventuellement un role actif dans le milieu francophone des affaires. Lapproche que propose le professeur Amy Hubbell, par les themes traites, le contenu (vocabulaire, videos, exercices), mais surtout ce concept dapprentissage innovateur (actions \ retroactions), amenent letudiant ou le lecteur au-dela de la theorie, donc litteralement dans la pratique et les enjeux que representent le milieu des affaires de la francophonie daujourdhui, dans un contexte de globalisation des marches. Damien Ferland, Directeur, Centre du savoir sur mesure, Universite du Quebec a Chicoutimi A la recherche dun emploi: Business French in a Communicative Context definitely fills a tremendous void in the field of business French. With a wealth of information and activities, this textbook provides students and instructors with an engaging and in-depth introduction to the major aspects of using French in a professional context. Of particular interest is the incorporation of la Francophonie and the European Union, two critical topics rarely presented in other business French textbooks. Anyone intending to seek employment in a French-speaking country or region will benefit greatly from the content and guidance that this text provides. William Thompson, Associate Professor of French and Assistant Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, The University of Memphis