Grammar and Style
French Past-tense Verbs Up Close
Paperback ISBN: 0071753982
Solve the mysteries of French past-tense verbs Practice Makes Perfect: French Past-Tense Verbs Up Close puts the spotlight on this tricky grammar trouble spot. It boasts plenty of opportunities for practicing your language skills, as well as extensive examples based on a conversational style that will keep you engaged. The book also features a unique answer key that gives you more than just a listing of correct answers; it clues you in on the "why" behind them.
French Verbs & Essentials of Grammar
Paperback ISBN: 0071498044
Your one-stop guide to mastering the basics of French Can one book have all you need to communicate confidently in a new language? Yes, and that book is French Verbs & Essentials of Grammar. It offers a solid foundation of major verbal and grammatical concepts of the language, from pronouns to idioms and expressions and from irregular verbs to expressions of time. Each unit is devoted to one topic, so you can find what you need right away and get focused instruction immediately. Concise yet thorough, the explanations are supported by numerous examples to help you master the different concepts. And for those tricky verbs, French Verbs & Essentials of Grammar includes a Verb Index of the most common verbs, cross-referenced with the abundant verb tables appearing throughout the book. This book will give you: - An excellent introduction to the basics of French if you are a beginner or a quick, thorough reference if you already have experience in the language - Contemporary usage of verbs, adjectives, pronouns, prepositions, conjunctions, and other grammar essentials - Examples that reflect contemporary usage and real-life situations
Teach Yourself Spanish Verbs
Paperback ISBN: 0071420029
Master the verbs of a new language without intimidating textbooks or confusing charts Learning verbs and remembering their correct usage is a daunting task for anyone studying a new language. The experts at Teach Yourself have developed the Teach Yourself Verbs series to deal with this perplexing yet necessary part of language learning. Perfect for students at any level of experience, the Teach Yourself Verbs series will increase their knowledge and proficiency and give their language confidence the boost it needs. Each book contains: - Helpful hints on learning verb forms - Explanation of various tenses and their useage - Verb categories, their patterns, and their conjugations - Full coverage of the main tenses for frequently used verbs, arranged alphabetically for quick and easy reference - Examples of the verbs in everyday use, with colloquial expressions and keywords based on the verbs - A glossary of verbs with details of the patterns they follow
Grammar Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing
Paperback ISBN: 0805088318
A founder of a popular weekly podcast shares comprehensive explanations for troublesome grammar rules that confound the most experienced writers, in an accessible resource that is complemented by memory tricks, word-choice guidelines, and e-mail tips. Original.
Easy French Step-by-Step
Master High-frequency Grammar for French Proficiency--fast!
Paperback ISBN: 0071453873
Get up and running with French . Easy French Step-by-Step proves that a solid grounding in grammar basics is the key to mastering a second language. You are quickly introduced to grammatical rules and concepts in.order of importance, which you can build on as you progress through the book. You will also learn more than 300 verbs, chosen by their frequency of use. Numerous exercises and engaging.readings help you quickly build your speaking and comprehension prowess.
The Marvelous Book of Palindromes, Anagrams, and Other Delightful and Outrageous Wordplay
Paperback ISBN: 039953749x
Welcomes readers into the world of logology, or recreational linguists, through exploring word puzzles, puzzling words and other wordplay including anagrams, palindromes, puns and sentences with surprise endings, called paraprosdokians, a technique frequently used by Groucho Marx. Original. 30,000 first printing.