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The Resource English grammar for students of French : the study guide for those learning French, Jacqueline Morton ; with the collaboration of Helene Neu

English grammar for students of French : the study guide for those learning French, Jacqueline Morton ; with the collaboration of Helene Neu

Label
English grammar for students of French : the study guide for those learning French
Title
English grammar for students of French
Title remainder
the study guide for those learning French
Statement of responsibility
Jacqueline Morton ; with the collaboration of Helene Neu
Title variation
  • Study guide for those learning French
  • French
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Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
From the Publisher: Need help learning French? Is grammar a problem? Thousands of students like you have found the solution in the clear, simple text of English Grammar for Students of French. This easy-to-use handbook is specifically designed to teach you the English grammar you need in order to learn French grammar more quickly and efficiently. Look at the features of what you'll find in a typical section: an explanation of a concept as it applies to English; a presentation of the same concept as it applies to French; the similarities and differences between the two languages, stressing common pitfalls for English speakers; step-by-step instructions on how to select the correct form; review exercises with answer key
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DLC
Index
index present
LC call number
PC2099
LC item number
.M67 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
English grammar series
Label
English grammar for students of French : the study guide for those learning French, Jacqueline Morton ; with the collaboration of Helene Neu
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
  • Study tips -- Study guide -- Tips for learning vocabulary -- Tips for learning word forms -- List of study tips -- 1: What's in a word? -- 2: What is a noun? -- 3: What is meant by gender? -- 4: What is meant by number? -- 5: What is an article? -- Definite articles -- Indefinite articles -- Partitive articles -- Study tips-nouns and their gender -- 6: What is the possessive? -- 7: What is a verb? -- 8: What is the infinitive? -- Consulting the dictionary -- Study tips-verbs -- 9: What is a subject? -- 10: What is a pronoun? -- 11: What is a subject pronoun? -- Study tips-subject pronouns -- 12: What is a verb conjugation? -- Choosing the proper "person" -- How to conjugate a verb -- Study tips-verb conjugations -- 13: What are auxiliary verbs? -- 14: What are affirmative and negative sentences? -- Negative words -- 15: What are declarative and interrogative sentences? -- Tag questions -- 16: What is meant by tense? -- Study tips-tenses -- 17: What is the present tense? -- 18: What is a participle? -- Present participle -- Past participle -- 19: What is the past tense? -- Le passe compose (present perfect) -- L'imparfait (imperfect) -- Selection: le passe compose or l'imparfait -- Study tips-the passe compose -- 20: What is the past perfect tense? -- 21: What is the future tense? -- Immediate future -- Study tips-future tense -- 22: What is the future perfect tense? -- 23: What is meant by mood? -- 24: What is the imperative? -- 25: What is the conditional? -- Present conditional -- Past conditional -- If-clauses sequence of tenses -- Use of the conditional in indirect speech -- 26: What is the subjunctive -- 27: What is an adjective? -- 28: What is a descriptive adjective? -- Attributive and predicate adjectives -- Study tips-descriptive adjectives -- 29: What is meant by comparison of adjectives? -- Comparative -- Superlative -- 30: What is a possessive adjective? -- Singular possessor: my, your, his, her, its -- Plural possessor: our, your, their -- Study tips-possessive adjectives -- 31: What is an interrogative adjective? -- 32: What is a demonstrative adjective? -- 33: What is an adverb? -- Adverb or adjective? -- Study tips-adverbs -- 34: What is a conjunction? -- Study tips-conjunctions and the subjunctive -- 35: What is a preposition? -- Study tips-prepositions -- 36: What are objects? -- Direct object -- Indirect object -- Sentences with a direct and an indirect object -- Object of a preposition -- Relationship of a verb to its object -- 37: What is an object pronoun? -- French direct object pronouns -- French indirect object pronouns -- Summary of object pronouns -- Study tips-object pronouns --
  • 38: What is a disjunctive pronoun? -- French pronouns as objects of a preposition -- Summary of object and disjunctive pronouns -- 39: What are reflexive pronouns and verbs? -- Reciprocal action -- 40: What is a possessive pronoun? -- Singular possessor: mine, yours, his, hers -- Plural possessor: ours, yours, theirs -- Study tips-possessive pronouns -- 41: What is an interrogative pronoun? -- Subject -- Direct object -- Indirect object and object of a preposition -- Which (one), which (ones) -- Study tips-interrogative pronouns -- 42: What is a relative pronoun? -- Subject -- Direct object -- Indirect object and object of a preposition -- French relative pronouns objects of prepositions other than de -- French relative pronouns objects of the preposition de -- Possessive modifier "whose" -- Relative pronouns without antecedents -- 43: What is a demonstrative pronoun? -- This one, that one and "these, those" -- To show possession: celui de -- One that: celui qui, celui que -- 44: What is meant by active and passive voice? -- Making an active sentence passive -- Avoiding the passive voice in French -- Index
Control code
236323570
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
6th ed.
Extent
v, 178 p.
Isbn
9780934034371
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2007941964
Label
English grammar for students of French : the study guide for those learning French, Jacqueline Morton ; with the collaboration of Helene Neu
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
  • Study tips -- Study guide -- Tips for learning vocabulary -- Tips for learning word forms -- List of study tips -- 1: What's in a word? -- 2: What is a noun? -- 3: What is meant by gender? -- 4: What is meant by number? -- 5: What is an article? -- Definite articles -- Indefinite articles -- Partitive articles -- Study tips-nouns and their gender -- 6: What is the possessive? -- 7: What is a verb? -- 8: What is the infinitive? -- Consulting the dictionary -- Study tips-verbs -- 9: What is a subject? -- 10: What is a pronoun? -- 11: What is a subject pronoun? -- Study tips-subject pronouns -- 12: What is a verb conjugation? -- Choosing the proper "person" -- How to conjugate a verb -- Study tips-verb conjugations -- 13: What are auxiliary verbs? -- 14: What are affirmative and negative sentences? -- Negative words -- 15: What are declarative and interrogative sentences? -- Tag questions -- 16: What is meant by tense? -- Study tips-tenses -- 17: What is the present tense? -- 18: What is a participle? -- Present participle -- Past participle -- 19: What is the past tense? -- Le passe compose (present perfect) -- L'imparfait (imperfect) -- Selection: le passe compose or l'imparfait -- Study tips-the passe compose -- 20: What is the past perfect tense? -- 21: What is the future tense? -- Immediate future -- Study tips-future tense -- 22: What is the future perfect tense? -- 23: What is meant by mood? -- 24: What is the imperative? -- 25: What is the conditional? -- Present conditional -- Past conditional -- If-clauses sequence of tenses -- Use of the conditional in indirect speech -- 26: What is the subjunctive -- 27: What is an adjective? -- 28: What is a descriptive adjective? -- Attributive and predicate adjectives -- Study tips-descriptive adjectives -- 29: What is meant by comparison of adjectives? -- Comparative -- Superlative -- 30: What is a possessive adjective? -- Singular possessor: my, your, his, her, its -- Plural possessor: our, your, their -- Study tips-possessive adjectives -- 31: What is an interrogative adjective? -- 32: What is a demonstrative adjective? -- 33: What is an adverb? -- Adverb or adjective? -- Study tips-adverbs -- 34: What is a conjunction? -- Study tips-conjunctions and the subjunctive -- 35: What is a preposition? -- Study tips-prepositions -- 36: What are objects? -- Direct object -- Indirect object -- Sentences with a direct and an indirect object -- Object of a preposition -- Relationship of a verb to its object -- 37: What is an object pronoun? -- French direct object pronouns -- French indirect object pronouns -- Summary of object pronouns -- Study tips-object pronouns --
  • 38: What is a disjunctive pronoun? -- French pronouns as objects of a preposition -- Summary of object and disjunctive pronouns -- 39: What are reflexive pronouns and verbs? -- Reciprocal action -- 40: What is a possessive pronoun? -- Singular possessor: mine, yours, his, hers -- Plural possessor: ours, yours, theirs -- Study tips-possessive pronouns -- 41: What is an interrogative pronoun? -- Subject -- Direct object -- Indirect object and object of a preposition -- Which (one), which (ones) -- Study tips-interrogative pronouns -- 42: What is a relative pronoun? -- Subject -- Direct object -- Indirect object and object of a preposition -- French relative pronouns objects of prepositions other than de -- French relative pronouns objects of the preposition de -- Possessive modifier "whose" -- Relative pronouns without antecedents -- 43: What is a demonstrative pronoun? -- This one, that one and "these, those" -- To show possession: celui de -- One that: celui qui, celui que -- 44: What is meant by active and passive voice? -- Making an active sentence passive -- Avoiding the passive voice in French -- Index
Control code
236323570
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
6th ed.
Extent
v, 178 p.
Isbn
9780934034371
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2007941964

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