Author(s): Annie Heminway
Build your confidence in your French skills with practice, practice, practice! From present tense regular verbs to double object pronouns, this comprehensive guide and workbook covers all those aspects of French grammar that you might find a little intimidating or hard to remember. "Practice Makes Perfect: Complete French Grammar" focuses on the practical aspects of French as it's really spoken, so you are not bogged down by unnecessary technicalities. Each unit features crystal-clear explanations, numerous realistic examples, and dozens of engaging exercises in a variety of formats - including multiple choice, fill-in sentences and passages, sentence rewrites, and creative writing - perfect for whatever your learning style. Whenever possible, explanations include comparisons you to understand the basic logic behind the rules and to remember correct usage. This new edition includes: time-saving vocabulary panels that eliminate having to look words up; advice on how to avoid common mistakes; and, a detailed answer key for quick, easy progress checks. Offering a winning formula for getting a handle on French grammar right away, "Practice Makes Perfect: Complete French Grammar" is your ultimate resource for learning to speak French the way the native speakers do.
1. The Present Tense of Regular -er Verbs 2. The Present of -ir and -re Verbs 3. To Be and To Have 4. More Irregular Verbs 5. Devoir and Its Many Facets 6. Pronominal Verbs 7. The Passe Compose 8. The Imparfait 9. The Simple Future and the Futur Anterieur 10. The Plus-que-Parfait 11. The Present Conditional and the Past Conditional 12. Could, Would, Should 13. The Present Subjunctive and the Past Subjunctive 14. The Infinitive Mood 15. The Present Participle and the Gerund 16. The Passe Simple 17. The Passive Voice 18. Indirect Speech 19. The Imperative Mood 20. Articles and Nouns 21. All the Pronouns 22. Adjectives and Comparisons 23. Demonstrative Adjectives and Pronouns 24. Relative Pronouns 25. Adverbs and Expressions of Time, Frequency, and Location 26. Numbers 27. Pot Pourri Verb Tables Glossary Answer Key