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The new, updated edition of this popular book of French verbs and general language guide is now printed in two colors for increased ease of reference. The most important and most commonly used French verbs are presented alphabetically in chart form, one verb per page, and conjugated in all persons and tenses, both active and passive. This thorough guide to the use of verbs features many additional references and tips, including a bilingual list of more than 1,250 additional French verbs, helpful expressions and idioms for travelers, and verb drills and tests with questions answered and explained. French language students will also find an index of English-French verbs, a section on verbs used in French idiomatic expressions, and more than 1,000 additional French regular verbs conjugated like the book's model verbs.
Students of French quickly discover that knowing the meanings of commonly used verbs-then learning how to use them in all their many tenses and forms-is a vital part of becoming fluent in the new language. This brand-new edition of Barron's 501 French Verbs now comes with a bonus CD-ROM that offers helpful practice exercises in verb conjugation and a concise grammar review. The book presents the most common regular and irregular French verbs alphabetically arranged in table form, one verb per page, and completely conjugated in all tenses with English equivalents. The book also reviews rules of grammar applicable to verb usage, provides a bilingual list of hundreds more regular verbs, and offers tips on idiomatic verb usage. Tinted page-edge tabs offer language students quick alphabetical reference.