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Sans détour: A Complete Reference Manual for French Grammar

Sans détour: A Complete Reference Manual for French Grammar
Author: Priscilla Gac-Artigas - Gustavo Gac-Artigas
ISBN 13: 9780130220554
ISBN 10: 130220558
Edition: 1
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 1999-12-24
Format: Paperback
Pages: 156
List Price: $33.60

An indispensable grammar reference book, this complete, student-friendly and totally self-learning guide for beginner as well as advanced students of French offers a succinct, clear, and easy-to-consult format. Sans détour answers all questions about the use of the French language through concise, accurate and informative descriptions which cover all the complexity of specific grammatical points, as well as conjugated verbs. Saving students significant time when writing papers or reviewing for tests, helping to avoid persistent classroom interruptions, and greatly improving the teaching/learning experience, it presents each subject in only one chapter—making it easy to find any answer. This text also provides a series of charts and formulas that assure mastery of the language in the clearest, fastest, and most effortless way possible.

Minimizes unnecessary classroom interruptions, making life easier for instructors by helping them teach the course as they want, without grammar questions interrupting the flow of teaching, or diverting other students' attention from the day's goals. Enables students to find what they need to know, when they need to know it. Concise, end-of-chapter charts Summarize the chapter topics; students are given concise guidelines to resolve doubts when they are doing homework, writing a paper, or reviewing for a test. Provides students with an all-inclusive reference tool that covers not only the foundations of grammar, but essential conjugated verbs as well: regular, irregular, stem changing, and reflexive verbs.

For those focusing on grammar and composition.