Essential French Grammar

Author:   Mike Thacker ,  Casimir d'Angelo
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Ltd
Edition:   2nd New edition
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9781138338180


Pages:   468
Publication Date:   21 March 2019
Format:   Paperback
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Essential French Grammar is a student-friendly French grammar designed to give learners a firm foundation on which to build a real understanding of both spoken and written French. Clear explanations of grammar are supported by contemporary examples, lively cartoon drawings and a variety of exercises. Key features of the second edition include: each grammar point explained initially with reference to English parallels between English and French provided where relevant 'Key points' box and tables that summarize grammar concepts real-life language examples in French, with English translations a variety of exercises to reinforce learning a contemporary primary source or literary extract to illustrate grammar in context more detailed coverage of punctuation, accents, spelling and the specific sounds of French This second edition includes an introductory chapter that describes the lexical and grammatical differences between French and English. A glossary of grammatical terms in French and English, useful verb tables, and a key to the exercises are also provided, making this an ideal resource for both independent and class-based learners. Essential French Grammar is an innovative reference grammar and workbook for intermediate and advanced undergraduate students of French. This text is ideal for students at CEFR levels B1 to C1, or Intermediate High to Advanced on the ACTFL scale.

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Author:   Mike Thacker ,  Casimir d'Angelo
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Ltd
Imprint:   Routledge
Edition:   2nd New edition
Weight:   1.302kg
ISBN:  

9781138338180


ISBN 10:   1138338184
Pages:   468
Publication Date:   21 March 2019
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Tertiary & Higher Education
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   Not yet available   Availability explained
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Language:   French

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements Introduction Glossary of grammatical terms The French and English languages compared Nouns Determiners Pronouns Adjectives Numbers Adverbs Negation Verbs 1 Verbs 2: Tenses of the indicative Verbs 3: The imperative, the infinitive, participles Verbs 4: The subjunctive Prepositions Conjunctions Relative pronouns Questions and exclamations Punctuation, accents, spelling and specific sounds in French Appendix: a glossary of computing terminology Verb tables Answers to exercises Index

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Mike Thacker was Director of the Language Centre at the University of Surrey from 1991 to 2005 and has taught at all degree levels. Casimir d'Angelo was Director of the Language Unit at the University of Cambridge from 1998 to 2014, and has taught at all degree levels. He is presently the Director of Global Training Centre at the China UK Development Centre.

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