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French Grammar For Dummies

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Couverture de l’ouvrage French Grammar For Dummies
The easy way to master French grammar French Grammar For Dummies is a logical extension and complement to the successful language learning book, French For Dummies. In plain English, it teaches you the grammatical rules of the French language, including parts of speech, sentence construction, pronouns, adjectives, punctuation, stress and verb tenses, and moods. Throughout the book, you get plenty of practice opportunities to help you on your goal of mastering basic French grammar and usage. Grasp the grammatical rules of French including parts of speech, sentence construction, and verb tenses Enhance your descriptive speech with adverbs, adjectives, and prepositions Benefit from plenty of practice opportunities throughout the book Use the French language confidently and correctly Whether you′re a student studying French or a professional looking to get ahead of the pack by learning a second language, French Grammar For Dummies is your hands–on guide to quickly and painlessly master the written aspect of this popular language.
Introduction , 1 Part I: Getting Started with French Grammar , 5 Chapter 1: French Grammar in a Nutshell , 7 Chapter 2: Sounding Out French Words , 17 Chapter 3: Using Nouns and Determiners , 35 Chapter 4: Describing Nouns with Adjectives 55 Chapter 5: Dealing with Numbers, Dates, and Times , 69 Part II: Constructing Sentences, Saying No, and Asking Questions , 85 Chapter 6: Acquainting Yourself with the Present Tense , 87 Chapter 7: Acting on Oneself and on Each Other: Pronominal Verbs , 107 Chapter 8: Just Say No: Negative Words and Phrases , 119 Chapter 9: Handling Questions and Exclamations , 131 Part III: Beefing Up Your Sentences , 155 Chapter 10: Saying Where, When, and How with Adverbs , 157 Chapter 11: Picking Up Prepositions , 171 Chapter 12: It&rsquo,s All Relative: Making Comparisons , 187 Chapter 13: Using Pronouns , 203 Chapter 14: Adding the Gerund and the Passive to Your Repertoire , 227 Part IV: Talking about the Past or Future , 237 Chapter 15: Noting Past Actions with the Present Perfect , 239 Chapter 16: Reminiscing and Describing Ongoing Past Actions with the Imperfect , 253 Chapter 17: Projecting Forward with the Future , 265 Part V: Expressing Conditions, Subjectivity, and Orders , 283 Chapter 18: Wondering with the Conditional , 285 Chapter 19: Surveying the Subjunctive , 301 Chapter 20: Giving Orders with the Imperative , 319 Chapter 21: Discovering Compound Tenses , 333 Part VI: The Part of Tens , 341 Chapter 22: Ten Common French Grammar Mistakes (And How to Avoid Them) , 343 Chapter 23: Ten (Or So) Useful French Idioms , 349 Index , 353
French Grammar For Dummies can aid students in high school and college, as well as adults looking to expand their knowledge of a widely used language. According to a survey by the Modern Language Association, overall enrollments in post–secondary language education jumped 17.9%, while general undergraduate enrollments increased only 7.5%. French is the official language of 28 countries, the only language other than English spoken on five continents, and one of the official working languages of the U.N., NATO, the International Red Cross, and more.

Véronique Mazet has a doctorate in French from the University of Texas at Austin and is the author of two successful grammar books. She currently teaches French at Austin Community College in Austin, Texas.

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