A Complete French Grammar for Reference and Practice

A Complete French Grammar for Reference and Practice

By: Trudie Maria Booth (author)Paperback

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This comprehensive manual thoroughly covers every aspect of French grammar, from the basic to the most advanced level, and illustrates the grammatical structures with useful, practical and interesting examples. Up-to-date language and usage both on the formal and on the informal level is paired with cultural information about France, making the study of grammar a pleasant experience. The book offers its users clear and detailed explanations, as well as the opportunity to practice their reading, writing and speaking skills in numerous oral and written exercises, which include translations, suggestions for communicative activities with a partner, and topics for written composition. A Complete French Grammar for Reference and Practice can be used as a classroom text in intermediate and advanced courses, as well as for reference and self-study. It is a reliable source of information for teachers and students alike, and addresses all those learners who want to speak and write French correctly.

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About Author

Trudie Maria Booth is a lecturer in French at the University of Portland. She has been teaching French language, literature and culture courses for more than thirty years. Her previous publications with UPA include French Phonetics, A Guide to Correct Pronunciation of French, French Prepositions and French Verbs and Idioms.


Chapter 1 Acknowledgements Chapter 2 Preface Chapter 3 Chapter 1: Numbers Chapter 4 Chapter 2: The Present Indicative Chapter 5 Chapter 3: Pronominal Verbs Chapter 6 Chapter 4: The Imperative Chapter 7 Chapter 5: The Passe Compose Chapter 8 Chapter 6: The Imperfect Chapter 9 Chapter 7: The Pluperfect and the Passe Simple Chapter 10 Chapter 8: The Future Tenses Chapter 11 Chapter 9: The Conditional Chapter 12 Chapter 10: The Subjunctive Chapter 13 Chapter 11: Personal Pronouns Chapter 14 Chapter 12: Negative Expressions Chapter 15 Chapter 13: The Infinitive Chapter 16 Chapter 14: The Present Participle Chapter 17 Chapter 15: The Passive Voice Chapter 18 Chapter 16: The Articles Chapter 19 Chapter 17: The Noun Chapter 20 Chapter 18: Problem Nouns Chapter 21 Chapter 19: The Descriptive Adjective Chapter 22 Chapter 20: Adverbs Chapter 23 Chapter 21: The Comparative and the Superlative Chapter 24 Chapter 22: Questions Chapter 25 Chapter 23: Possessive Adjectives and Pronouns Chapter 26 Chapter 24: Relative Pronouns Chapter 27 Chapter 25: Demonstrative Adjectives and Pronouns Chapter 28 Chapter 26: Prespositions Chapter 29 Chapter 27: Conjunctions Chapter 30 Chapter 28: Indefinite Adjectives, Adverbs, and Pronouns Chapter 31 Chapter 29: Direct Speech and Indirect Speech Chapter 32 Chapter 30: False Cognates Chapter 33 Appendix: Verbs + Infinitive Chapter 34 French-English Glossary Chapter 35 English-French Glossary Chapter 36 Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 11/11/2009
  • ISBN13: 9780761849711
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 498
  • ID: 9780761849711
  • weight: 1339
  • ISBN10: 0761849718

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