French II

French II

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  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 135 x 211 x 13mm | 213g
  • Cliffs Notes Inc.,U.S.
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • 0764587579
  • 9780764587573
  • 1,490,658

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Written by teachers and educational specialistsAbout the contents: Parts of SpeechArticlesAdjectives and adverbs Nouns and pronounsPrepositionsVerb Review InfinitivesAdvanced subjunctivePassive voiceRegular and irregular verbsPresent and past participlesSpecial uses of certain verbsFuture and past tensesVerb chartsConditional moodVocabularyIdiomatic expressionsAdvanced antonyms and synonymsCognates and false friendsAdvanced thematic vocabularyReview and ResourcesHandy pocket guide to key concepts Special review section to reinforce learningResource Center with Web sites and ideas for further studyWe take great notes-and make learning a snap
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Table of contents

Introduction. Chapter 1: Daily Tools. Chapter 2: Basic Articles, Nouns, and Pronouns Plus. Chapter 3: Basic Verbs. Chapter 4: Adjectives, Adverbs, and Prepositions. Chapter 5: Special Uses of Certain Verbs. Chapter 6: The Infinitive. Chapter 7: Participles. Chapter 8: Past Tenses. Chapter 9: Future Tenses. Chapter 10: The Conditional and Conditional Sentences. Chapter 11: The Subjunctive. Chapter 12: Indefinites and the Passive Voice. Appendix A: Synonyms and Antonyms. Appendix B: Thematic Vocabulary. Appendix C: Verb Charts. CQR Review. CQR Resource Center. Glossary. Index.
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About Gail Stein

Gail Stein is a dedicated language instructor who has taught in New York City public high schools for over thirty years. Listed in Who's Who Among America's Teachers, she has assisted in a revision of the French curriculum for the New York City Board of Education and has served as an adjunct professor to St. John's University in its Early Admission Extension Program.
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