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Modern French Syntax and Composition - C.W. Wordsworth

Modern French Syntax and Composition

Paperback Published: 14th April 2011
ISBN: 9780521155496
Number Of Pages: 342

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Originally published in 1932, this volume was created to provide a comprehensive guide to the rules of French syntax which could be used from Lower School right through to Sixth Form, thus enabling a greater degree of continuity in the learning experience. The book is divided into three parts: part I consists of a short syntax, including many examples of conversational usage; part II contains exercises and connected passages based on the different sections of the syntax; and part III comprises English prose pieces for translation into French, together with a general vocabulary to the exercises, connected passages, and prose pieces. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in linguistics and the history of pedagogy.

Preface
Syntax:
The definite article
Omission of the article
The partitive article and the preposition de
Adjective
Negatives
Verb + preposition + noun
Pouvoir, vouloir, falloir, savoir
Il y a
Devoir
Pronouns
C'est and il est
Demonstrative and possessive pronouns
Indefinite adjectives and pronouns
The verb
Adverbs
Dimension
Prepositions
Some English words
Some French words
Irregular verbs
Index to syntax
Exercises and connected passages, I-LXXII
Special vocabularies
School certificate and other prose passages
General vocabulary
Appendix
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ISBN: 9780521155496
ISBN-10: 0521155495
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 342
Published: 14th April 2011
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 20.3 x 12.7  x 1.9
Weight (kg): 0.37