(back cover) Students of French will find a comprehensive summary of grammar and correct usage in this book. It begins with a review of French pronunciation and spelling. It then goes on to analyze all verb tenses and forms. Following chapters cover articles and nouns, adjectives and adverbs, personal, possessive, and demonstrative pronouns, comparative and superlative forms, negative forms, the interrogatives, numbers, dates, and time. Contemporary idioms are interspersed throughout the text, and exercises in every chapter will help you sharpen your understanding of French grammar.
Books in the popular Easy Way series present basic subject matter in clear language. Material is presented in a way that makes these books ideal as self-teaching guides, but Easy Way titles are also preferred by many teachers as supplements to classroom textbooks. General readers seeking out information often turn to Easy Way titles for general background and orientation when starting out in new career-related fields. All Easy Way books contain both short quizzes and longer tests with answers to help readers gauge their learning progress. Subject heads and key phrases are set in a second color for quick and easy reference Emphasizing correct grammatical construction and word usage, this title concentrates on the intricacies of French grammar. It can be used as a companion text to Barron's French the Easy Way (0-8120-9505-7), which emphasizes proficiency in spoken French.
This comprehensive foreign-language reference volumes features 100,000 entries with translations, making it an ideal reference book for schools, libraries, businesses, and the home bookshelf. Its manageable size and reasonable price also makes it a practical learning tool for students taking a foreign-language course. In the pages of French-English, readers will find: American-style English to French and translations from French to American-style English Each headword is listed with its translation, part of speech, and pronunciation Phrases follow each definition using headwords in standard contexts Separate bilingual lists present numerals, abbreviations, and more The addition of new words for computers, the Internet, and information technology Free downloadable bilingual electronic dictionary available for your PC or Mac This all-inclusive dictionary also features full-color, atlas-style maps, concise grammar guides, regular verb conjugation lists, and more language learning aids. Complete, up-to-date, and ideal for libraries, schools, and the home.