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action adverb agree auxiliary bien C'est circumflex accent compound nouns compound tenses conjugation conjunction consonants construed definite article derivatives deux direct objective English verb Est-ce EXERCISE explained expressed in French fait feminine followed French language French verbs gender and number give Grammar grammarians grave accent homme imperative imperfect impersonal indicative indirect infinitive instances interro-negative irregular verbs J'ai lady language learner letter livre masc masculine means negative neuter verbs nominative observed omitted partitive article past participle personal pronoun phrase placed pluperfect plural possessive adjective preceded preposition present participle preterit indefinite pronominal verbs proper names punish qu'il qualified relating relative pronoun Remark repeated represented require Rule sense sentence signifies silent sing singular sometimes sound speak spoken subjunctive mood substantive syllable thing third person thou tion tive tout translated into French understood verb avoir verb etre voir vowel
Page 167 - OF THE ADVERB. The adverb is a word which is joined to a verb, an adjective, and sometimes to another adverb, to modify these parts of speech, or to express some circumstance attending them. Adverbs are divided into different classes. There are adverbs of time, place, order, quantity, quality, and manner,
Page 205 - Are you not learning geography ? Yes; Italy is the garden of Europe. France is separated from Spain by the Pyrenees, and from Italy by the Alps. Europe is bounded on the north by the Frozen ocean! on the south by the Mediterranean sea; on the east by Asia; and on the west by the Atlantic ocean. The principal rivers are the
Page 372 - used as a verb, but agrees in gender and number with the substantive to which it relates, when used as an adjective. It forms its feminine by the addition of a mute e, and its plural by
Page 82 - An adjective is a word which expresses the quality of the substantive to which it is added. A word is known to be an adjective, when it can be connected with the word personne, person ; or
Page 355 - II ya plus de quarante ans que je dis de la prose sans que j'en susse rien.
Page 237 - the superlative. OF THE COMPARATIVE. The comparative is so called because it draws a comparison between two or many objects. When two things are compared, the one is either superior, inferior, or equal to the other; hence, three sorts of comparison, that of superiority,
Page 99 - SECTION I. PRONOUNS. A pronoun is a word used instead of a noun, to prevent the too frequent repetition of the same word. PERSONAL PRONOUNS.
Page 106 - That I might' have that thou mightst have that he or she might have that we might have that you might have that they might have