Practice Makes Perfect The French Subjunctive Up Close

Practice Makes Perfect The French Subjunctive Up Close

by Annie Heminway


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ISBN-13: 9780071754002
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 09/13/2011
Series: Practice Makes Perfect Series
Edition description: List
Pages: 144
Sales rank: 802,584
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Annie Heminway, a French native, teaches French literature, creative writing, translation, grammar, and online literature and writing courses at the SCPS of New York University. She is a Chevalier de L'Ordre des Palmes Academiques and the author of Practice Makes Perfect: Complete French Grammar and Practice Makes Perfect: French Pronouns and Prepositions.

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Practice Makes Perfect the French Subjunctive up Close 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
ec999 More than 1 year ago
This is a highly focused look at one of the few aspects of French grammar that can be confusing to English speakers, with some unusual rules (example: use of negatives) that are not often well explained in text books. I like the book, find it useful, and the diverse rules governing the subjunctive tense are clearly articulated. However, I should warn potential buyers that the NOOK versions of this series have a horrible habit of truncating pages at the edges, which can be annoying, as sentences are sometimes clipped at the end. You can usually figure out what's been clipped, but it's hardly a good translation into an eBook format. So I can only give the NOOK version 4 stars.
bunkiesmom More than 1 year ago
I found this book wonderful for taking away any problems I may have had about learning the subjunctive. It provides clear, concise exercises with good explanations and quizzes with answers to help your progress.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The book appears be good for what it was intended. The big problem is technical with the NookColour reader. The problem lies primarily in the right hand column of English translations of the French conjugated examples; they do not show up on the Nook page only the first letter or two. I attempted to rotate the Nook thinking that would work however in spite of having the option selected, this book does not rotate in the Nook. The book shows up just fine in the PC application, so it does not appear to be the book itself. However using this book on my PC was not my objective.