Your one-stop guide to mastering the basics of French Can one book have all you need to communicate confidently in a new language? Yes, and that book is French Verbs & Essentials of Grammar. It offers a solid foundation of major verbal and grammatical concepts of the language, from pronouns to idioms and expressions and from irregular verbs to expressions of time.
Each unit is devoted to one topic, so you can find what you need right away and get focused instruction immediately. Concise yet thorough, the explanations are supported by numerous examples to help you master the different concepts. And for those tricky verbs, French Verbs & Essentials of Grammar includes a Verb Index of the most common verbs, cross-referenced with the abundant verb tables appearing throughout the book.
This book will give you:
An excellent introduction to the basics of French if you are a beginner or a quick, thorough reference if you already have experience in the languageContemporary usage of verbs, adjectives, pronouns, prepositions, conjunctions, and other grammar essentialsExamples that reflect contemporary usage and real-life situations
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Series: Verbs and Essentials of Grammar Series
28 September 2007
Part One: French Verbs 1 Pronunciation 2 Regular Verbs-The Simple Tense Forms 3 Regular Verbs-Auxiliary Verbs and the Perfect Tenses 4 Pronominal Verbs 5 Formation of Subjunctive Tenses 6 Uses of the Subjunctive 7 Orthographic-Changing Verbs 8 Irregular Verbs 9 Impersonal Verbs 10 Sequence of Tenses 11 Auxiliary Verbs 12 The Present Participle 13 Active and Passive Voices 14 Verbs Followed by a Preposition Part Two: Essentials of Grammar 15 Articles 16 Nouns 17 Adjectives and Adverbs 18 Possession 19 Demonstrative Adjectives and Pronouns 20 Personal Pronouns 21 Relative Pronouns 22 Interrogatives and Exclamations 23 Some Practical Rules 24 Negatives 25 Prepositions 26 Conjunctions 27 Time 28 Numbers and Units of Measurement 29 Letters 30 Idioms and Expressions 31 Vocabulary Lists 32 Verb Index