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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
$19.95

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Need help learning French grammar?

Supplement your textbook with English Grammar for Students of French— learn the English grammatical terms your French textbook assumes you know.

You will learn: see the English Grammar for Students of French Table of Contents

Parts of speech — how to identify English and French nouns, verbs, adjectives, prepositions . . .

Question: Why learn English and French parts of speech?

Answer to Why learn parts of speech?

So you’ll choose the correct French equivalent
of an English word.

Example: Example: play is joue if it’s a verb, but pièce if it’s a noun.

Functions of words — how to identify English and French subjects, direct and indirect objects . . .

Question: Why learn the functions of words?

Answer to Why learn the functions of words?

So you’ll choose the correct French equivalent
of an English word.

Example: him is le if it’s a direct object, but lui if it’s an indirect object.

English and French Grammatical terms — explanation of conjugation, gender, agreement . . .

Question: Why learn grammatical terms?

Answer to Why learn grammatical terms?

So you’ll understand these terms that play an
important role in French.

Example: "agreement" explains why big is grand if it describes a car, but grande if it describes a house.

Step-by-step analysis of examples — how to get from an English structure to an equivalent French structure, see Chapter 30 of the O&H French Study Guide.

Question: Why offer a step-by-step analysis of examples?

Answer to Why offer a step-by-step analysis of examples?

So you’ll know how to get from an English structure
to a French structure.

Example: Here is the boy I spoke to.
Voici le garçon à qui j’ai parlé.
(word-for-word: here is the boy to whom I spoke)

Online resources include:

French Textbook Correlations —Pages to be studied in English Grammar for Students of French before each lesson in your textbook.

French Review Exercises — A review booklet that you can download and use to test your comprehension.