Practice Makes Perfect: Advanced French Grammar: All You Need to Know For Better Communication by Véronique MazetPractice Makes Perfect: Advanced French Grammar: All You Need to Know For Better Communication by Véronique Mazet

Practice Makes Perfect: Advanced French Grammar: All You Need to Know For Better Communication

byVéronique Mazet

Paperback | May 1, 2008

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Take your French grammar skills to the next level and speak with more panache!

To fully understand how to speak French effectively you must move beyond the fundamental principles of grammar and tackle more sophisticated sentence constructions. Practice Makes Perfect: Advanced French Grammar focuses on intermediate- to advanced-level topics to help you create more complex, meaningful sentences and communicate more naturally.

Instead of just applying sets of rules, Practice Makes Perfect: Advanced French Grammar helps you better understand the nuances of the language and develop your skills and confidence as a French speaker by providing easy-to-absorb explanatory materials, examples, and exercises.Inside you will find:

  • Thorough explanations of topics that often prove difficult for English speakers when they learn French, such as the correct use of object pronouns.
  • Practical exercises that give you the opportunity to test what you've learned

    Learn the ins and outs of:
    Compound tenses • Translating -ing • The subjunctive • Relative tenses • Ce versus ça • Prepositions • . . . and much more

Véronique Mazet, Ph.D., is an adjunct professor of French at Austin Community College in Austin, Texas, and is the author of Correct Your French Blunders.
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Title:Practice Makes Perfect: Advanced French Grammar: All You Need to Know For Better CommunicationFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 9.1 × 7.4 × 0.5 inPublished:May 1, 2008Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071476954

ISBN - 13:9780071476959

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Date published: 2017-01-21

Table of Contents

Introduction
1.Understanding the verb
2. Compound tenses and agreement of the past participle
3. Use of the past tenses
4. Translanting the -ing form into french
5. Relative tenses introduced by que
6. The subjunctive
7. Relative tenses not introduced by que
8. Articles
9. Other determiners
10. Relative pronouns
11. Neutral relative pronouns: translanting a different kind of what
12. Determing a noun with prepositions
13. Object pronouns
14. Position of object pronouns
15. Expressing this is and that is ce, ça, and il
16. Questions
17. Translanting for , since, and a few other expressions of time
16. Negative sentences
Answer key