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Practice Makes Perfect: Complete French All-in-one, Premium Second Edition

by Annie Heminway

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ISBN: 9781260121032
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ISBN: 9781260121032

Publisher Description

Get seven times the language-learning expertise for the price of one book! Learning French is easier and more affordable than ever with this one-stop resource! More than a million students have turned to the Practice Makes Perfect series to build their language-learning skills. Now, you can get all the tools you need to learn French in one value-packed workbook. Practice Makes Perfect: Complete French All-in-One, 2nd Edition covers all facets of the French language and provides you with a solid foundation of verbs, vocabulary and grammar, and conversational structures. Featuring seven separate books from the series in a single volume, this one-stop resource delivers everything you need to master French. You'll find hundreds of hands-on practice exercises to help you gain confidence when speaking in your new language. This premium second edition is supported by extensive audio recordings, streaming via the McGraw-Hill Language Lab app, as well as online flashcards sets for study on-the-go and and a comprehensive index for quick reference to all grammar explanations in the book. The audio makes it easier than ever to hone your listening and speaking skills. Practice Makes Perfect: Complete French All-in-One, 2nd Edition features: Seven titles in one value-packed volume: Complete French Grammar; French Nouns and their Genders Up Close; French Vocabulary; French Sentence Builder; French Pronouns and Prepositions; French Verb Tenses; and French ConversationAn integrated approach that lets you study at your own level and develop new language skills at your own pace *New: Access to the McGraw-Hill Education Language Lab app, flashcards for all vocabulary lists throughout the book, and streaming audio recordings for many exercise answer keys

Author Biography

Annie Heminway teaches grammar, creative writing, translation, African cinema, and classic and Francophone literature at the SCPS of New York University. She is also a translator and an editor for Francophone publishers. In 2006 she was awarded the Chevalier de L'Ordre des Palmes Academiques by the French government in recognition of her work in promoting the study of French.

Table of Contents

Preface 1 Articles 2 Basic gender endings: Masculin and feminin 3 More French nouns and their gender 4 Numbers 5 Vocabulary: Thoughts, feelings, communicating, home, travel, science, leisure, and technology 6 Building sentences 7 Asking questions 8 Exclamations and commands 9 Independent clauses and subordinate clauses 10 The present tense of -er verbs 11 The present of -ir and -re verbs 12 Etre, avoir, and other irregular verbs 13 The immediate future, the immediate past, and the causative form 14 Pronominal verbs 15 The passe compose 16 The imparfait and the plus-que-parfait 17 The simple future and the past future 18 The present conditional and the past conditional 19 Could, should, would? 20 The present subjunctive and the past subjunctive 21 Prepositions 22 The infinitive mood 23 The imperative mood 24 The present participle and gerund 25 The simple past, the passive voice, and indirect speech 26 Pronouns 27 Relative pronouns 28 Adjectives 29 Adverbs 30 Written French: Making transitions and written correspondence 31 Verb transfers and confusing verbs 32 Whatever, whenever, wherever: French oddities and fun with prepositions 33 French in conversation: Meeting people 34 French in conversation: Making conversation and making plans 35 French in conversation: Discussing current events 36 French in conversation: Asking for help 37 A taste of French literature Appendix A French pronunciation Appendix B Grammatical terminology for verbs Appendix C French verb tables Appendix D French-English / English-French glossary Answer key Translations

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Annie Heminway
Mcgraw-hill Education
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