Gain control over difficult areas of French grammar with this accessible guide Mastering grammar in a new language can be challenging. Practice Makes Perfect Advanced French Grammar helps you take your grammar skills to the next level. Written for advanced beginner and intermediate language learners, the book focuses on the sophisticated grammar topics that are essential to constructing longer, more complex sentences. Easy-to-absorb explanatory materials and examples are featured throughout the text. Comprehensive review exercises are included to help reinforce the topics covered and gauge your progress.
You'll develop a better understanding of the nuances of the language and quickly zero in on what holds you back from fluency. With this book to guide you, you'll learn how to create more complex, meaningful sentences and communicate in French more effectively.
Practice Makes Perfect Advanced French Grammar features:
* Thorough explanations of topics that often prove difficult for English speakers learning French, including compound tenses, the subjunctive, and prepositions * New: Chapter review test to assess your understanding of the material * Practical exercises that give you the opportunity to test what you've learned * Targeted focus to help you improve your language skills in less time * A handy appendix of tables resolves troublesome grammar issues
Country of Publication:
06 August 2017
Introduction 1 Understanding the verb 2 Compound tenses and agreement of the past participle 3 Use of the past tenses 4 Translating the -ing form into French 5 Relative tenses introduced by que 6 The subjunctive 7 Relative tenses not introduced by que 8 Articles 9 Other determiners 10 Relative pronouns 11 Neutral relative pronouns: translating a different kind of what 12 Determining a noun with prepositions 13 Object pronouns 14 Position of object pronouns 15 Expressing this is and that is: ce, ca, and il 16 Questions 17 Translating for, since, and a few other expressions of time 18 Negative sentences Answer key