Become a French verb virtuoso with this unbeatable reference!
The Big Blue Book of French Verbs is the most comprehensive resource available for learning and mastering French verbs. Designed for beginning through advanced learners, this indispensable guide will help you conjugate verbs with ease, enabling you to communicate in French confidently. Inside you will find:
555 fully conjugated verbs, listed alphabetically
More than 5,000 example sentences with mini-dialogs
Numerous contextual examples for each verb
The Top 50 verbs, with clearly distinguished range of usage
More than 2,300 verbs cross-referenced to conjugation models
A handy guide to deciphering irregular verb forms
Get a feeling for the many uses of dire, just one example of the comprehensive coverage you get in The Big Blue Book of French Verbs:
dire = penser
Dans ce restaurant, on se dirait en France. In this restaurant you'd think you were in France.
dire = plaire, interesser
--Ca vous dit d'assister au concert? Do you feel like going to the concert?
--Non, merci, ca ne me dit rien. No, I don't feel like it.
Expressions avec dire
Je ne me le fais pas dire deux fois. I don't have to be told twice.
Ca en dit long. That tells you a lot about it.
dire + ce qui, ce que
Dis-moi ce qui t'a plu. Tell me what you liked.
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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 languages and linguistics.
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