This title helps you to practice your way to French fluency. "Practice Makes Perfect: French Verb Tenses" goes beyond other verb books to coach you in when and why verb tenses are used. You will find clear and concise explanations that pinpoint why specific tenses work in given situations as well as tons of engaging examples and numerous skill-building exercises. Combine those features with the renowned "Practice Makes Perfect" format and you have the ideal reference/workbook to learn to speak and write French with fluency. Inside you'll find: example sentences that illustrate and clarify each grammatical point; and, a variety of exercises for practice with an answer key for instant feedback and reference. Practical and high-frequency vocabulary is used throughout.
Trudie Booth is a lecturer in French at the University of Portland.
Introduction 1. The Present Tense 2. Reflexive Verbs 3. The Passe Compose 4. The Imperfect Tense 5. The Pluperfect 6. The Future Tenses 7. The Subjunctive 8. The Present Participle and the Gerund 9. The Passive Voice 10. The Passe Simple 11. Verbs that take a Preposition 12. Review Exercises Vocabulary Answer Key