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The Ultimate French Review and Practice : Mastering French Grammar for Confident Communication - David M. Stillman

The Ultimate French Review and Practice

Mastering French Grammar for Confident Communication

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Published: 28th December 2010
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Gain confidence in your French-language communication using the method trusted by more than 200,000 students. The Ultimate French Review and Practice gives you a good grasp of grammar so you can build your skills and confidence in communication. Each grammatical concept is explained and illustrated with engaging sentence examples; you'll also get extensive exercises offer practice at applying this knowledge in everyday conversation. This book/CD-ROM package includes: more than 400 exercises, in addition to 200 exercises on the accompanying CD-ROM; a Pre-Test that identifies your strengths and weaknesses and a Post-Test that helps you review your progress, both on the CD-ROM; and, bonus online content, including audio exercises as well as internet-based activities focused on key cultural website across the French-speaking world. Topics covered include: Verbs - Basic Forms and Uses, Present Tense, Present Tense of Irregular Verbs, Negative Sentences, Interrogative Sentences, Imperative, Passe Compose, Imperfect, Imperfect versus Passe Compose, Reflexive Verbs, Future and Conditional, Conditional Sentences, Pluperfect, Future Perfect, and Past Conditional, Passe Simple, Present Participles, Uses of the Infinitive, Nouns and Their Modifiers, Pronouns, Nouns - Gender, Number and Articles, Uses of Articles, Stressed Pronouns, and Subject-Verb Agreement. This title also covers: Possessive and Demonstrative Adjectives and Pounouns, Interrogative Adjectives and Pronouns, Adjectives, Comparative and Superlative, Object Pronouns, Numbers, Time, Dates, Adverbs, Negatives and Indefinites, Prepositions, Prepositions with Geographical Names, Verbs in Two-Clause Sentences, Relative Clauses, The Present Subjunctive, The Past Subjunctive, Literary Subjunctives, The Subjunctive, Idiomatic Usage, The Passive Voice and Substitutes for the Passive, Important Idioms and Proverbs, and Verb Charts.

About the Author

David M. Stillman, Ph.D. is a well-known writer of foreign language textbooks, multimedia courses, and reference books. He holds a Ph.D. in Spanish linguistics from the University of Illinois and taught at Harvard, Boston University, and Cornell. He is a professor at The College of New Jersey where he teaches Italian, Spanish, French, and Hebrew.

Ronni L. Gordon, Ph.D. is a prominent author of foreign language textbooks, reference books, and materials for multimedia. She received her Ph.D. in Spanish language and Spanish and Latin American History and Literature from Rutgers University, and taught at Harvard and Boston University. She is an education consultant specializing in curriculum development in foreign languages, literature, and history, and teacher training.

Verbs - Basic Forms and Uses;
Present Tense;
Present Tense of Irregular Verbs;
Negative Sentences;
Interrogative Sentences;
Imperative;
Passé Composé;
Imperfect; Imperfect versus Passé Composé;
Reflexive Verbs;
Future and Conditional; Conditional Sentences;
Pluperfect, Future Perfect, and Past Conditional;
Passe Simple;
Present Participles; Uses of the Infinitive;
Nouns and Their Modifiers; Pronouns;
Nouns: Gender, Number and Articles; Uses of Articles;
Stressed Pronouns; Subject-Verb Agreement;
Possessive and Demonstrative Adjectives and Pounouns;
Interrogative Adjectives and Pronouns;
Adjectives; Comparative and Superlative;
Object Pronouns;
Numbers; Time; Dates;
Adverbs;
Negatives and Indefinites;
Prepositions; Prepositions with Geographical Names;
Verbs in Two - Clause Sentences;
Relative Clauses;
The Present Subjunctive;
The Past Subjunctive; Literary Subjunctives;
The Subjunctive (continued);
Idiomatic Usage;
The Passive Voice and Substitutes for the Passive;
Important Idioms and Proverbs;
Verb Charts
Answers
Index
CD-ROM MENU:
Diagnostic Test
Verbs - Forms and Uses
Nouns and Their Modifiers; Pronouns
Other Elements of the Sentence
Idiomatic Usage; Audio Modules; Review Test
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ISBN: 9780071744140
ISBN-10: 0071744142
Series: Uitimate Review and Reference Series
Audience: Professional
Format: Book with CD or DVD
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 426
Published: 28th December 2010
Dimensions (cm): 25.5 x 17.7  x 2.4
Weight (kg): 0.81