501 French Verbs Fully Conjugated in All the Tenses and Moods in a New Easy-to-learn Format, Alphabetically Arranged

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Christopher Kendris, Theodore Kendris
Barron's, 2007 - Foreign Language Study - 760 pages
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Barron's is today and always has been the Number-One reference source for verb usage in virtually every major language. Leading all competition, the best selling 501 French Verbs beats all less well-established rivals with its brand-new 6th edition. It's printed in two colors, it features tinted page edges for ease of reference, and it comes with extra help for French language students in the form of a CD-ROM. The book presents the most important and most commonly used French verbs arranged alphabetically with English translations in chart form, one verb per page, and conjugated in all persons and tenses, both active and passive. The accompanying CD-ROM gives students practice exercises in verb conjugation plus a concise grammar review. This combined book and software package is a comprehensive guide to French verb usage with a wealth of reference material and language tips, including a bilingual list of more than 1,250 additional French verbs, helpful expressions and idioms for travelers, and verb drills and short tests with all questions answered and explained.

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User Review  - littlepiece - LibraryThing

This is a good reference book, but its strength (exhaustiveness) leads to its weakness: it's so BIG. It can be difficult to manage this book, and it weighs a ton. I bought it because it was available ... Read full review

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User Review  - Miela - LibraryThing

This book is an extremely useful reference for anyone studying French. It's easy to search, has the tenses laid out in a logical manner, and displays common words and phrases that use the verb. Read full review

Contents

Formation of the tenses
22
Definitions of basic grammatical terms with examples
35
Verb drills and tests
50
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About the author (2007)

Dr. Christopher Kendris, an accomplished linguist, has worked as an interpreter and translator for the U.S. State Department at the American Embassy in Paris. He holds a Ph.D. from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, and diplomas with " Mention Honorable " at the Universite de Paris (en Sorbonne), and at the Institut de Photetique, Paris. He is former Chairman of the Department of Foreign Languages and Supervisor of 16 foreign language teachers at Farmingdale High School, Farmingdale, NY, and has taught foreign language courses at various colleges and universities.

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