The ultimate French review and practice : mastering French grammar for confident communication /

Overview: Better than ever! The bestselling intermediate-level workbook has been expanded into a comprehensive, dynamic digital/print study tool that's sure to help you master French. Based on the principle that strong grammar skills are necessary for foreign language mastery, The Ultimate French... Full description

Main Author: Stillman, David M.
Other Authors: Gordon, Ronni L.
Format: Book
Language: English
French
Published: New York, New York : McGraw-Hill Education, [2016]
Edition: Premium third edition.
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505 0 |a Part 1: Verbs: Basic Forms And Uses: -- Present Tense: -- Present tense of regular -er, -ir, and -re verbs -- Spelling changes in the present tense of regular -er verbs -- First-conjugation (-er) verbs with mute e as the stem vowel -- First-conjugation (-er) verbs with e as the stem vowel -- Uses of the present tense -- Pour parler un francais authentique: Speak Real French the prefix re- -- Present Tense Of Irregular Verbs: -- Common irregular verbs -- Expressions with avior, etre, faire, and prendre -- Irregular verbs resembling regular verbs -- Other irregular verbs -- Verbal constructions -- Pour parler un francais authentique: Speak Real French the verb system in spoken French -- Negative Sentences: -- Basic negative structures -- Other negative structures -- Ne-que -- Pour parler un francais authentique: Speak Real French further uses of ne-que only -- Interrogative Sentences: -- Question formation -- Imperative -- Passe Compose: -- Passe Compose with avoir -- Passes Compose with etre -- Special cases -- Agreement of the past participle -- Imperfect; Imperfect Versus Passe Compose: -- Imperfect tense -- Uses of the imperfect tense: the imperfect contrasted with the Passe Compose -- Other use of the imperfect tense -- Special meanings of certain verbs -- Pour parler un francais authentique: Speak Real French the imperfect tense -- Reflexive Verbs: -- Conjugation and use of reflexive verbs -- Infinitive of reflexive verbs -- Passe Compose of reflexive verbs -- Reciprocal reflexive verbs -- Imperative of reflexive verbs -- Other reflexive constructions and reflexive verbs -- Future And Conditional; Conditional Sentences (1): -- Future tense -- Use of the future after quand and other conjunctions -- Conditional -- Conditional sentences (1) -- Pour parler un francais authentique: Speak Real French pronunciation of the future and conditional -- Pluperfect, Future Perfect, And Past Conditional; Conditional Sentences (2): -- Pluperfect (Le plus-que-parfait) -- Future perfect (Le future anterieur) -- Conditional perfect (Le conditionnel passe) -- Conditional sentences (2) -- Passe Simple: -- Formation and use of the passe simple -- Passe simple of irregular verbs -- Present Participles; Uses Of The Infinitive: -- Present participle -- Uses of the infinitive -- Verb + a + infinitive -- Verb + de + infinitive -- Verb + object + de + infinitive -- Adjective or noun + preposition + infinitive -- Faire + infinitive -- Part 2: Nouns And Their Modifiers; Pronouns: -- Nouns: Gender, Number, And Articles; Uses Of Articles: -- Gender and number of nouns; definite and indefinite articles -- Plural nouns -- Determining the gender of nouns -- Determining the gender of nouns (continued) -- C'est versus il/elle est -- Partitive -- Expressions of quantity -- Uses of articles -- Stressed Pronouns; Subject-Verb Agreement: -- Stressed pronouns: forms and usage -- Subject-verb agreement with stressed pronouns and other special cases -- Possessive And Demonstrative Adjectives And Pronouns: -- Possessive and possessive adjectives -- Possessive pronouns -- Demonstrative adjectives -- Demonstrative pronouns -- Interrogative Adjectives And Pronouns, And Other Question Words: -- Interrogative adjectives -- Interrogative pronoun lequel -- Interrogative pronouns who, whom, what, and other question words -- Adjectives, Comparatives, And Superlatives: -- Gender of adjectives -- Plural of adjectives -- Position of adjectives -- Comparison of adjectives, adverbs, nouns, and verbs -- Superlative of adjectives, adverbs, nouns, and verbs -- Superlative of adjectives, adverbs, and nouns -- Pour parler un francais authentique: Speak Real French adjectives -- Object Pronouns: -- Direct object pronouns -- Indirect object pronouns -- Pronoun y -- Pronoun en -- Double object pronouns -- Restrictions on the use of object pronouns -- Object pronouns in affirmative commands -- Part 3: Other Elements Of The Sentence: -- Numbers; Time; Dates: -- Cardinal numbers to 99 -- Cardinal numbers 100 and above -- Ordinal numbers -- Telling time -- Days, dates, and years -- Adverbs: -- Adverbs of manner -- Adverbs of time -- Adverbs of place -- Adverbial phrases -- Negative And Indefinites: -- Negative words -- Indefinite words and expressions -- Indefinite words and expressions (continued) -- Idioms and expressions with negative and indefinite words -- Prepositions; Prepositions With Geographical Names: -- Preposition a -- Preposition de -- Prepositions avec and sans -- Prepositions en and dans -- Sur, sous, and related prepositions -- Entre, pour, and par -- Other prepositions -- Prepositions with geographical names -- Part 4: Verbs In Two-Clause Sentences: -- Relative Clauses: -- Relative pronouns qui and que -- Preposition + qui and lequel -- Dont -- Other relatives -- Relatives without antecedents -- Present Subjunctive: -- Moods of verbs -- Forms of the present subjunctive -- Uses Of The Subjunctive: Imposition of will, necessity, getting someone to do something -- Uses Of The Subjunctive: Emotion and opinion -- Uses Of The Subjunctive: Negation of fact and opinion -- Uses Of The Subjunctive: Special cases -- Pour parler un francais authentique: Speak Real French the present subjunctive -- Past Subjunctive; Literary Subjunctives: -- Forms and use of the past subjunctive -- Forms and use of the imperfect subjunctive -- Forms and use of the pluperfect subjunctive -- Subjunctive (Continued): -- Subjunctive after certain conjunctions -- Subjunctive in relative clauses -- Subjunctive after superlatives -- Subjunctive in certain types of indefinite clauses -- Part 5: Idiomatic Usage: -- Passive Voice And Substitutes For The Passive: -- Passive voice (La voix passive) -- Substitutes for the passive voice -- Important Idioms And Proverbs: -- Idioms with avior and etre -- Idioms with faire -- Idioms with prendre -- Idioms with mettre -- Idioms with voir -- Idioms with dire -- Expressions with other common verbs -- Idioms from rural life: the farm, cats, dogs, and cabbages -- Idioms relating to time, weather, the life cycle, and eating -- Other idioms -- Proverbs -- Appendices: -- Verb charts -- Written conventions -- Answer key -- Index. 
520 |a Overview: Better than ever! The bestselling intermediate-level workbook has been expanded into a comprehensive, dynamic digital/print study tool that's sure to help you master French. Based on the principle that strong grammar skills are necessary for foreign language mastery, The Ultimate French Review and Practice explains and illustrates important grammar concepts with lively sentence examples, and it provides 400 engaging exercises that are contextualized, with scene-setting instructions in French. This new, premium edition provides an array of digital content in the bonus App (iOS, Android, desktop) that supports the book: Pre-test for identifying existing strengths and weaknesses. -- More than 200 exercises for extended review. -- Post-tests for assessing progress. -- Flashcards for all vocabulary lists, with progress-tracking. -- Extensive audio exercises to test listening comprehension. 
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