Synopses & Reviews
A brand-new title in BarronÂ's Foreign Language Guides and the latest in the foreign language Grammar Review series, this book covers virtually every rule of French grammar and usage. Following a summary of rules for correct pronunciation and spelling, the author goes on to review verb tenses, as well as reflexive verbs, the subjunctive, the imperative, and infinitive verb forms. Rules governing nouns, pronouns modifiers, prepositions, interrogatives, and negative forms are also examined in detail. The bookÂ's final chapters cover miscellaneous topics such as numbers, time and dates, idioms, synonyms, antonyms, and cognates. Interesting French cultural notes can be found throughout the text. This book makes a fine reference guide and review manual for intermediate students of French on a high school or college level. Includes practice questions with answers.
Students of French will find a comprehensive summary of grammar and correct usage in this book. It begins with a review of French pronunciation and spelling. It then goes on to analyze all verb tenses and forms. Following chapters cover articles and nouns, adjectives and adverbs, personal, possessive, and demonstrative pronouns, comparative and superlative forms, negative forms, the interrogatives, numbers, dates, and time. Contemporary idioms are interspersed throughout the text, and exercises in every chapter will help you sharpen your understanding of French grammar.