The French They Never Taught You
Tips for Teachers and Advanced Students 2nd Revised edition
French They Never Taught You by Jose J. Biname
Book DescriptionGrammar is not a four-letter word. Learning vocabulary is not a form of punishment. They are the basis of any language, and a student who wants more than a tourist's booklet of useful phrases will need to learn them sooner or later. The second edition of this popular little book takes the sting out of the exercise and even makes it a pleasant experience. By tackling issues not addressed in other texts or by doing so in a new way, we examine questions you will find novel and intriguing.In the section on grammar, we propose a new and better way to tell the use of the passA(c) simple or passA(c) composA(c) and the imparfait. There really are differences in causal conjunctions (parce que/car/comme/puisque). The agreement of the past participle of pronominal verbs (Elle s'est coupA(c)e au doigt) is also explained clearly. The updated section on vocabulary helps you distinguish between pouvoir and puissance (power), and the section on style deals with such issues as letter-writing and levels of language.The purpose of this work, like that of second-language teachers, is to inspire students to seek what is unique in both languages and to reflect on the relationship and interplay between them.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781551303161
(215mm x 139mm x 6mm)
Imprint: Canadian Scholars Press
Publisher: Canadian Scholars Press
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2006
Country of Publication: Canada
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Author Biography - Jose J. Biname
Paul Socken is Professor of French Studies in the Modern Languages Department, University of Waterloo. This book is a tribute to the co-author, Jose Biname, who taught at the University of Waterloo in the 60s & 70s. Biname died in 1990. Jose Biname, taught at the University of Waterloo in the 60s & 70s. Biname died in 1990.
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