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Advanced French Grammar (Practice Makes Perfect)

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Take your French grammar skills to the next level and speak with more panache!

To fully understand how to speak French effectively you must move beyond the fundamental principles of grammar and tackle more sophisticated sentence constructions. Practice Makes Perfect: Advanced French Grammar focuses on intermediate- to advanced-level topics to help you create more complex, meaningful sentences and communicate more naturally.

Instead of just applying sets of rules, Practice Makes Perfect: Advanced French Grammar helps you better understand the nuances of the language and develop your skills and confidence as a French speaker by providing easy-to-absorb explanatory materials, examples, and exercises. Inside you will find:

  • Thorough explanations of topics that often prove difficult for English speakers when they learn French, such as the correct use of object pronouns.
  • Practical exercises that give you the opportunity to test what you've learned

Learn the ins and outs of:

Compound tenses • Translating -ing • The subjunctive • Relative tenses • Ce versus ça • Prepositions • . . . and much more

Synopsis:

Take your French grammar skills to the next level and speak with more panache . . .

To fully understand how to speak French effectively you must move beyond the fundamental principles of grammar and tackle more sophisticated sentence constructions. Practice Makes Perfect: Advanced French Grammar focuses on intermediate- to advanced-level topics to help you create more complex, meaningful sentences and communicate more naturally.. .

Instead of just applying sets of rules, Practice Makes Perfect: Advanced French Grammar helps you better understand the nuances of the language and develop your skills and confidence as a French speaker by providing easy-to-absorb explanatory materials, examples, and exercises.. Inside you will find: . . Thorough explanations of topics that often prove difficult for English speakers when they learn French, such as the correct use of object pronouns.. Practical exercises that give you the opportunity to test what you've learned. . .

Learn the ins and outs of:

. Compound tenses Translating -ing The subjunctive Relative tenses Ce versus a Prepositions . . . and much more.

About the Author

Véronique Mazet, Ph.D., is an adjunct professor of French at Austin Community College in Austin, Texas, and is the author of Correct Your French Blunders.

Table of Contents

Introduction
1.Understanding the verb
2. Compound tenses and agreement of the past participle
3. Use of the past tenses
4. Translanting 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: translanting a different kind of what
12. Determing a noun with prepositions
13. Object pronouns
14. Position of object pronouns
15. Expressing this is and that is ce, ça, and il
16. Questions
17. Translanting for , since, and a few other expressions of time
16. Negative sentences
Answer key

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liyayilieta, August 13, 2008 (view all comments by liyayilieta)
I recommend Advanced French Grammar for anyone aspiring to prosper in the french language. For sure Practice Makes Perfect.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780071476959
Author:
Mazet, Veronica
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill
Author:
ronique
Author:
E
Author:
Mazet, V
Subject:
French
Subject:
French language
Subject:
English
Subject:
Practice Makes Perfect, French grammar, French language, French grammar drills, French drills, grammar drills, advanced French grammar, French advanced grammar, French, learning French, learning French grammar, French grammar practice
Subject:
French language - English
Subject:
French language -- Grammar.
Subject:
Foreign Languages -French
Copyright:
Series:
Practice Makes Perfect Series
Publication Date:
April 2008
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
225
Dimensions:
9.21x7.36x.48 in. .75 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Take your French grammar skills to the next level and speak with more panache . . .

To fully understand how to speak French effectively you must move beyond the fundamental principles of grammar and tackle more sophisticated sentence constructions. Practice Makes Perfect: Advanced French Grammar focuses on intermediate- to advanced-level topics to help you create more complex, meaningful sentences and communicate more naturally.. .

Instead of just applying sets of rules, Practice Makes Perfect: Advanced French Grammar helps you better understand the nuances of the language and develop your skills and confidence as a French speaker by providing easy-to-absorb explanatory materials, examples, and exercises.. Inside you will find: . . Thorough explanations of topics that often prove difficult for English speakers when they learn French, such as the correct use of object pronouns.. Practical exercises that give you the opportunity to test what you've learned. . .

Learn the ins and outs of:

. Compound tenses Translating -ing The subjunctive Relative tenses Ce versus a Prepositions . . . and much more.

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