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French Essentials For Dummies

Dummies

by Laura K. Lawless
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Just the core concepts you need to write and speak French correctly

If you have some knowledge of French and want to polish your skills, French Essentials For Dummies focuses on just the core concepts you need to communicate effectively. From conjugating verbs to understanding tenses, this easy-to-follow guide lets you skip the suffering and score high at exam time.

  • French 101 — get the lowdown on the basics, from expressing dates and times to identifying parts of speech

  • Gender matters — see how a noun's gender determines the articles, adjectives, and pronouns you have to use

  • The here and now — learn how to conjugate verbs in the present tense, choose subject pronouns, and form the present participle

  • Way back when — get guidance on working with the past tense, including hints about when to use the compound past (passé composé) and when to use the imperfect

  • What lies ahead — discover the different ways to express the future

  • Open the book and find:

  • A review of numbers, dates, and times

  • The parts of speech

  • How to determine a noun's gender

  • How to select the correct preposition

  • Rules for making adjectives agree

  • Tips for asking and answering yes/no questions

  • Ways to spice up your descriptions

  • Ten important verb distinctions

  • Learn:

  • The basics of French grammar and sentence construction

  • How to conjugate regular, irregular, and stem-changing verbs

  • To express ideas about the past, present, and future


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    Publisher: Wiley

    Kindle Book

    • Release date: May 4, 2011

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    • ISBN: 9781118092941
    • Release date: May 4, 2011

    EPUB eBook

    • ISBN: 9781118092941
    • File size: 6142 KB
    • Release date: May 9, 2011

    PDF eBook

    • ISBN: 9781118092965
    • File size: 3064 KB
    • Release date: May 4, 2011

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    Just the core concepts you need to write and speak French correctly

    If you have some knowledge of French and want to polish your skills, French Essentials For Dummies focuses on just the core concepts you need to communicate effectively. From conjugating verbs to understanding tenses, this easy-to-follow guide lets you skip the suffering and score high at exam time.

  • French 101 — get the lowdown on the basics, from expressing dates and times to identifying parts of speech

  • Gender matters — see how a noun's gender determines the articles, adjectives, and pronouns you have to use

  • The here and now — learn how to conjugate verbs in the present tense, choose subject pronouns, and form the present participle

  • Way back when — get guidance on working with the past tense, including hints about when to use the compound past (passé composé) and when to use the imperfect

  • What lies ahead — discover the different ways to express the future

  • Open the book and find:

  • A review of numbers, dates, and times

  • The parts of speech

  • How to determine a noun's gender

  • How to select the correct preposition

  • Rules for making adjectives agree

  • Tips for asking and answering yes/no questions

  • Ways to spice up your descriptions

  • Ten important verb distinctions

  • Learn:

  • The basics of French grammar and sentence construction

  • How to conjugate regular, irregular, and stem-changing verbs

  • To express ideas about the past, present, and future


  • Expand title description text
    • Details

      Publisher:
      Wiley

      Kindle Book
      Release date: May 4, 2011

      OverDrive Read
      ISBN: 9781118092941
      Release date: May 4, 2011

      EPUB eBook
      ISBN: 9781118092941
      File size: 6142 KB
      Release date: May 9, 2011

      PDF eBook
      ISBN: 9781118092965
      File size: 3064 KB
      Release date: May 4, 2011

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    • Formats
      Kindle Book
      OverDrive Read
      EPUB eBook
      PDF eBook
    • Languages
      English