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adjective adverb amis auxiliary avait avoir bien break c'est chanter choisisse choose compound tenses conjugated conjunctive consonant construction definite article Descr descriptive past deux direct object disjunctive pronouns donne enfants English est-ce être fait falloir faut feminine followed French French language Future gender and number give Grammar grandi guere homme imperative impersonal verb indefinite indirect infinitive interrogative pronouns interrogative word j'ai jamais joli lire livre masculine singular meaning meme modify n'en narrative past noun object-pronoun omitted oublié parle parler past participle Past Perf past perfect person singular personal pronoun petit phrase possessive possessive adjective preceded preposition Pres present indicative present participle present perfect qu'elle qu'est-ce qu'il reflexive reflexive pronoun reflexive verbs relative clause relative pronouns rien second person sentence sing speak Subjunctive Past Subjunctive Present tout translated trouve vendu venir verb voici voila voir voulu vowel vowel sound word beginning
Page 22 - Ex. : first pers. veux, second veux, third veut, a to: a, t. Ex. : first pers. sais, second sais, third sait. But if the s is preceded by c, d, or t, no t is added in the third person: vaincs, vaincs, vainc; vends, vends, vend; mets, mets, met. (2) The one form of the imperative singular is exactly like the first person singular of the present indicative. Ex.: I speak, I choose, I break — je parle, je choisis, je romps; speak, choose, break = parle, choisis, romps. If the pronoun or adverb 'en'...
Page 95 - These pronouns are masculine or feminine, singular or plural, according to the gender and number of the nouns they represent. Ex. : where are your brothers ? here is mine = où sont vos frères?
Page 98 - Feminine: laquelle lesquelles The first part of the word is always the definite article, 'le,' 'la,' 'les.' When 'lequel,' 'lesquels,' or 'lesquelles
Page 143 - Many nouns may be either masculine or feminine, according to the sex of the object. These are said to be of Common Gender: as, exsul, exile; bos, ox or cow; parens, parent.
Page 51 - When the subject is an interrogative pronoun or a noun modified by an interrogative adjective, the construction is generally the same in French and in English. Ex.: who speaks = qui parle?
Page 113 - le ' or ' les ' is preceded by ' de,' of or from, or 'a,' to or at, the preposition and the article are contracted into one word. The other forms of the article remain unchanged. SINGULAR. PLURAL.
Page 23 - Regular verbs are divided into three conjugations, according to the ending of the present active infinitive: verbs in -er belong to the first, those in -ir to the second, and those in -re to the third conjugation.
Page 19 - ... partirent. When there are two or more subjects, one of which is of the first person, the verb is in the first person plural : my sister and I are here — ma sœur et moi, nous sommes ici. If there are two or more subjects, all belonging to the second and third persons, the verb is in the second person plural : you and they understand me = vous et eux, vous me comprenez. 99. French 'vous...
Page 112 - Final z is changed to c before -es: cruz, f. cross; cruces, crosses; voz, f. voice; voces, voices. 30. Definite Article. — In Spanish the definite article changes its form according to the gender and number of the noun it modifies. SINGULAR PLURAL Masculine...