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Jacqueline Morton

English Grammar for Students of French:
The Study Guide for Those Learning French

7th ed.
ISBN: 978-0-934034-42-5
Pp. 178
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English Grammar for Students in French

Contents

Study Tips

  • Tips for learning grammar
  • Tips for learning vocabulary
  • Tips for learning word forms
  • Tips for effective study
  1. What's in a Word?
    1. Meaning
    2. Part of speech
    3. Function
    4. Form
  2. What is a Noun?
  3. What is Meant by Gender?
  4. What is Meant by Number?
    1. Hearing the plural
  5. What is an Article?
    1. Definite articles
    2. Indefinite articles
    3. Non-count nouns and partitive articles
    4. Study Tips — Nouns and their gender
  6. What is the Possessive?
  7. What is a Verb?
  8. What is the Infinitive?
    1. Consulting the dictionary
    2. Study Tips — Verbs
  9. What is a Subject?
  10. What is a Pronoun?
  11. What is a Subject Pronoun?
    1. Study Tips — Subject pronouns
  12. What is a Verb Conjugation?
    1. Choosing the proper "person"
    2. How to conjugate a verb
    3. Study Tips — Verb conjugations
  13. What is an Auxiliary Verb?
    1. Auxiliary verbs are used to indicate tense
  14. What are Affirmative and Negative Sentences?
    1. Negative Words
  15. What are Declarative and Interrogative Sentences?
    1. Tag questions
  16. What is Meant by Tense?
    1. Study Tips — Tenses
  17. What is the Present Tense?
  18. What is a Participle?
    1. Present participle
    2. Past participle
  19. What is the Past Tense?
    1. Le passé composé (present perfect)
    2. Selection of the auxiliary avoir or être
    3. Selection: le passé composé or l’imparfait
    4. Study Tips — The passé composé
  20. What is the Past Perfect Tense?
  21. What is the Future Tense?
    1. The immediate future
    2. Study Tips — The 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?
    1. Present conditional in if-clauses
    2. Past conditional in if-clauses
    3. Summary: If-clauses sequence of tenses
    4. Use of the conditional in indirect speech
  26. What is the Subjunctive?
    1. Study Tips — The subjunctive
  27. What is an Adjective?
  28. What is a Descriptive Adjective?
    1. Attributive and predicate Adjectives
    2. Study Tips — Descriptive adjectives
  29. What is Meant by Comparison of Adjectives?
    1. Comparative
    2. Superlative
  30. What is a Possessive Adjective?
    1. Singular possessor: my, your, his, her, its
    2. Plural possessor: our, your, their
    3. Study Tips — Possessive adjectives
  31. What is an Interrogative Adjective?
  32. What is a Demonstrative Adjective?
  33. What is an Adverb?
    1. Adverb or adjective?
    2. Study Tips — Adverbs
  34. What is a Conjunction?
    1. Study Tips — Conjunctions and the subjunctive
  35. What is a Preposition?
    1. Study Tips — Prepositions
  36. What are Objects?
    1. Direct object
    2. Indirect object
    3. Sentences with a direct and an indirect object
    4. Object of a preposition
    5. Relationship of a verb to its object
  37. What is an Object Pronoun?
  38. What is an Indirect Object Pronoun?
    1. Questions to ask yourself when choosing
    2. French direct and indirect object pronouns
    3. Study Tips — Direct and indirect object pronouns
  39. What is a Disjunctive Pronoun?
    1. As objects of a preposition
    2. Summary of French object pronouns
  40. What are Reflexive Pronouns and Verbs?
    1. Reciprocal action
  41. What is a Possessive Pronoun?
    1. Singular possessor: mine, yours, his, hers
    2. Plural possessor: ours, yours, theirs
    3. Study Tips — Possessive pronouns
  42. What is an Interrogative Pronoun?
    1. Subject
    2. Direct object
    3. Indirect object and object of a preposition
    4. “Which (one), which (ones)”
    5. Study Tips — Interrogative pronouns
  43. What is a Relative Pronoun?
    1. I. Relative pronoun as subject
    2. II. Relative pronoun as direct object
    3. III. Relative pronoun as an indirect object and object of a preposition
      • 1. French relative pronouns as objects of a preposition other than the preposition de
      • 2. French relative pronouns as objects of the preposition de
    4. IV. Possessive relative pronoun “whose”
    5. Summary of relative pronouns with an antecedent
    6. Relative pronouns without antecedents
  44. What is a Demonstrative Pronoun?
    1. “This one, that one” and “these, those”
    2. To show possession: celui de
    3. “The one that”: celui qui, celui que
  45. What is Meant by Active and Passive Voice?
    1. Making an active sentence passive
    2. Avoiding the passive voice in French

Index