Edexcel French Grammar for A Level

By Phil Turk & Genevieve Vandaele
April 2008
Hodder Education
Distributed By Trans-Atlantic Publications
ISBN: 9780340968529
358 Pages, Illustrated, 6 1/8 x 9 1/8"
$62.50 Paper Original

Edexcel French Grammar for A Level is the comprehensive grammar reference textbook of choice for students studying for A level. Edexcel French Grammar for A Level takes a contemporary approach to language and gives plenty of practice with graded reinforcement exercises. Our contents list maps the latest Edexcel GCE A Level specification, highlighting the language and grammatical structures you need for the AS and A2 exam.

Each chapter covers a specific grammatical point and is divided into three sections:
• Mécanismes provides clear explanations in English with examples in French.
• Mettez-vous au point! Includes graded reinforcement exercises to practice what has been explained, with a self-check answer key.
• ... Et en route! offers a range of open-ended communicative activities to encourage and develop the creative use of language using the grammar points covered.

Table of Contents:

1 Grammar - what is it?
2 Nouns
3 Articles and expressions of quantity
4 Adjectives
5 Adverbs
6 Comparative of adjectives and adverbs
7 Superlative of adjectives and adverbs
8 Demonstratives
9 Possession
10 Personal pronouns
11 Other determiners
12 Numerals
13 Measures and dimensions
14 Times, days, dates
15 The present tense
16 The imperative
17 The future tense
18 The conditional tense
19 The perfect tense
20 The imperfect tense
21 Other compound tenses
22 The past historic tense
23 Past tenses contrasted
24 Reflexive verbs
25 The infinitive
26 Modal auxiliaries
27 The infinitive after prepositions
28 Verbs and their objects
29 Participles
30 The passive
31 Impersonal verbs
32 The subjunctive: introduction
33 The subjunctive: influence
34 The subjunctive: emotional and mental reactions
35 The subjunctive: doubt, disbelief and possibility
36 The subjunctive: after conjunctions
37 The subjunctive: other main uses
38 Negatives
39 If ...
40 How long for?
41 Prepositions
42 Relative pronouns
43 Questions: the interrogative
44 Exclamations
45 Direct and indirect speech
46 C'est, il est, il y a
47 French pronunciation and spelling
48 Some hints to develop your French vocabulary, whilst avoiding the traps!
Key to exercises
Verb list

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