Tournament of Books 2015
 
 

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN a $100 Credit

Subscribe to PowellsBooks.news
for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

Visit our stores


    Recently Viewed clear list


    Original Essays | January 30, 2015

    Charles Baxter: IMG Writers and the Bottle



    Why are people so interested in drunk writers? Recently I was sent a very interesting nonfiction book, The Trip to Echo Spring: On Writers and... Continue »

    spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.

French Language Edition

$8.95
Used Trade Paper
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
Qty Store Section
1 Beaverton Foreign Languages- French Grammar

Correct Your French Blunders: Avoid 99% of the Common Mistakes Made by Learners of French

by

Correct Your French Blunders: Avoid 99% of the Common Mistakes Made by Learners of French Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

Speak and write French as if it were your native tongue!

Tired of making the same old mistakes of switching your genders, confusing your tenses, and mixing up your idioms? Break the bad habits that leave everybody you talk to scratching their head. Correct Your French Blunders warns you of hundreds of typical errors learners make and explains the reasons behind the mistakes, so you can correct yourself in the future.

Improve your French skills with this fun and comprehensive guide and avoid all the common pitfalls, such as:

  • Mispronunciation and misspelling
  • Applying English grammar patterns to French
  • Putting verbs in the wrong tense
  • Using incorrect prepositions in expressions
  • Forgetting agreements in gender and number
  • Hanging out with faux amis (false cognates)

Correct Your French Blunders offers exercises covering all parts of grammar and wraps it all up with review passages to check that you are blunder-free. Soon, biting your nails will be your only bad habit!

Synopsis:

Speak and write French as if it were your native tongue!

Tired of making the same old mistakes of switching your genders, confusing your tenses, and mixing up your idioms? Break the bad habits that leave everybody you talk to scratching their head. Correct Your French Blunders warns you of hundreds of typical errors learners make and explains the reasons behind the mistakes, so you can correct yourself in the future.

Improve your French skills with this fun and comprehensive guide and avoid all the common pitfalls, such as:

  • Mispronunciation and misspelling
  • Applying English grammar patterns to French
  • Putting verbs in the wrong tense
  • Using incorrect prepositions in expressions
  • Forgetting agreements in gender and number
  • Hanging out with faux amis (false cognates)

About the Author

Véronique Mazet, Ph.D., is an adjunct professor of French at Austin Community College.

Table of Contents

Introductions

PRONUNICATION AND SPELLING
Pronunication
Spelling
Capitalization

GRAMMAR
Nouns
Descriptive Adjectives
Determiners
Numbers
Subjects, Objects,and Their Pronouns
Verbs
Types of Verbs
The Infinitive
The Conjugated Form
The Indicative
The Present Tense
The passé composé
The imparfait,
The passé composé versus the imparfait,
The Pluperfect
The Future
The Future Perfect
The Conditional
The Present Conditional
The Past Conditional
The Subjunctive
The Subjunctive Mood
The Present Subjunctive
The past Subjunctive
Reported Speech
Questions and Answers

VOCABULARY

Words
Prepositions
Constructions
Catch the Blunders
Answer Key
Index of French Words and Expressions
Subject Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780071468862
Author:
Mazet, Veronique
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies
Author:
E
Author:
Mazet, V
Author:
Mazet, Veronica
Author:
ronique
Subject:
French
Subject:
French language
Subject:
Errors of usage
Subject:
French language -- Errors of usage.
Subject:
Foreign Languages -French
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Publication Date:
November 2006
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
359
Dimensions:
8.26x6.34x.75 in. .89 lbs.

Other books you might like

  1. Chinese Language: Its History and... Sale Trade Paper $8.98
  2. Easy Japanese: A Direct Learning... New Trade Paper $9.95
  3. French Pronouns and Prepositions... Used Trade Paper $6.95

Related Subjects

Correct Your French Blunders: Avoid 99% of the Common Mistakes Made by Learners of French Used Trade Paper
0 stars - 0 reviews
$8.95 In Stock
Product details 359 pages McGraw-Hill Companies - French Grammar 9780071468862 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Speak and write French as if it were your native tongue!

Tired of making the same old mistakes of switching your genders, confusing your tenses, and mixing up your idioms? Break the bad habits that leave everybody you talk to scratching their head. Correct Your French Blunders warns you of hundreds of typical errors learners make and explains the reasons behind the mistakes, so you can correct yourself in the future.

Improve your French skills with this fun and comprehensive guide and avoid all the common pitfalls, such as:

  • Mispronunciation and misspelling
  • Applying English grammar patterns to French
  • Putting verbs in the wrong tense
  • Using incorrect prepositions in expressions
  • Forgetting agreements in gender and number
  • Hanging out with faux amis (false cognates)

spacer
spacer
  • back to top

FOLLOW US ON...

     
Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.