Practice Makes Perfect French Conversation

Author: Eliane Kurbegov

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071770887

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 192

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Learn how to speak French fluently and spontaneously Practice Makes Perfect: French Conversation gives you helpful instruction on correct pronunciation, grammar, syntax, and word usage, keeping in mind the typical problems of native English speakers like you. Each section includes a series of exercises that gives you extra practice in using new concepts and encourages you to construct personalized conversations. The lessons will reassure even grammar-phobic learners that you can achieve a confident speaking style. Offering a winning formula for getting a handle on speaking French right away, Practice Makes Perfect: French Conversation offers: Engaging dialogues illustrate practical conversational situations Example phrases or sentences clarify each point A variety of exercises for practice, with an answer key that provides instant feedback and reference Practical and high-frequency vocabulary used throughout

Practice Makes Perfect French Sentence Builder

Author: Eliane Kurbegov

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071600388

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 192

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Practice Makes Perfect helps you put your French vocabulary and grammar skills together! You may have all the vocabulary down pat and every grammar point nailed--but without the skill of knowing how to put these elements together, communicating in your second language would be nearly impossible. Practice Makes Perfect: French Sentence Builders picks up from where other grammar books leave off, showing you the variety of structures and how to combine them to make solid sentences. And like every Practice Makes Perfect title, these books feature crystal-clear explanations, numerous realistic examples, and dozens of opportunities to practice, practice, practice!

Practice Makes Perfect Basic French

Author: Eliane Kurbegov

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071745106

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 256

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Learn Latin in bite-sized lessons! The key to Practice Makes Perfect: Basic Latin is how manageable the grammar and vocabulary are presented to you. You’re not overwhelmed by it all! Supported by engaging exercises, these 50 units cover all aspects of grammar and vocabulary, giving you a solid foundation in the language. Each unit is three pages in length, and you can expect to be completed with each in 10 to 15 minutes. Features Key grammatical concepts and core vocabulary are absorbed almost effortlessly through exercises Flexibility for self-study or as a complement to your first-year class

Practice Makes Perfect: Intermediate French Grammar

With 145 Exercises

Author: Eliane Kurbegov

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071775390

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 208

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Master French grammar through hands-on exercises and practice, practice, practice! Practice Makes Perfect: Intermediate French Grammar helps you take your grammar skills to a higher level and gives you the confidence to speak and write in your new language. This workbook leads you through French grammar using concise, easy-to-understand language, keeping you focused on achieving your goal of total fluency. Practice Makes Perfect: Intermediate French Grammar is packed with: Example sentences that illustrate and clarify each grammatical point Hundreds of exercises in formats suited to your learning style Practical and high-frequency French vocabulary Master these tricky subjects: Prepositions and prepositional phrases * Idiomatic uses of irregular verbs * Negative and interrogative structures * Imparfait and passe compose * The subjunctive mood * Relative pronouns

Practice Makes Perfect French Verb Tenses

Author: Trudie Booth

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071789588

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 432

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Go Beyond Conjugation and Learn the Right Verb Tenses for Speaking and Writing in French If you’re looking for help memorizing French verb conjugations, any French verb book will do. But if you are interested in becoming fluent, you’ll need to learn how these building blocks are used in everyday, natural language. That’s where Practice Makes Perfect: French Verb Tenses comes in. The ideal reference and workbook for beginning to intermediate French learners, Practice Makes Perfect: French Verb Tenses shows you when and why to use certain verb tenses and gives you plenty of examples, increasing your confidence in choosing the right word. This updated second edition of Practice Makes Perfect: French Verb Tenses lets you: Learn when and why to use different verb tenses Reinforce your knowledge with everyday examples covering a wide range of topics Build your verb skills using more than 300 engaging exercises With numerous skill-building exercises, comprehensive verb conjugation tables, and the proven Practice Makes Perfect format, you will learn to master French in no time at all.

Practice Makes Perfect Complete French Grammar

Author: Annie Heminway

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071787828

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 320

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Build your confidence in your French skills with practice, practice, practice! From present tense regular verbs to double object pronouns, this comprehensive guide and workbook covers all those aspects of French grammar that you might find a little intimidating or hard to remember. Practice Makes Perfect: Complete French Grammar focuses on the practical aspects of French as it's really spoken, so you are not bogged down by unnecessary technicalities. Each unit features crystal-clear explanations, numerous realistic examples, and dozens of engaging exercises in a variety of formats--including multiple choice, fill-in sentences and passages, sentence rewrites, and creative writing--perfect for whatever your learning style. Whenever possible, explanations include comparisons you to understand the basic logic behind the rules and to remember correct usage. This new edition includes: Time-saving vocabulary panels that eliminate having to look words up Advice on how to avoid common mistakes A detailed answer key for quick, easy progress checks Offering a winning formula for getting a handle on French grammar right away, Practice Makes Perfect: Complete French Grammar your ultimate resource for learning to speak French the way the native speakers do.

Practice Makes Perfect English Conversation

Author: Jean Yates

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071770860

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 192

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Learn how to speak English fluently and spontaneously Practice Makes Perfect: English Conversation gives you helpful instruction on correct pronunciation, grammar, syntax, and word usage, keeping in mind the typical problems of non-native English speakers like you. Each section includes a series of exercises that gives you extra practice in using new concepts and encourages you to construct personalized conversations. The lessons will reassure even grammar-phobic learners that you can achieve a confident speaking style. Offering a winning formula for getting a handle on speaking English right away, Practice Makes Perfect: English Conversation offers: Engaging dialogues illustrate practical conversational situations Example phrases or sentences clarify each point A variety of exercises for practice, with an answer key that provides instant feedback and reference Practical and high-frequency vocabulary used throughout

Practice Make Perfect French Vocabulary

Author: Eliane Kurbegov

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071762434

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 240

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Master the words and phrases necessary for handling everyday situations Practice Makes Perfect: French Vocabulary helps you develop your vocabulary by providing practice in word-building and encouraging you to analyze new words for an ever-increasing vocabulary. Each chapter of this comprehensive book focuses on a theme, such as family or travel, so you can build your language skills in a systematic manner. As you lay the foundation for an increasing vocabulary, you are able to perfect your new words with plenty of exercises and gain the confidence to communicate well in French. Practice Makes Perfect: French Vocabulary offers you: More than 120 exercises Concise grammatical explanations A new chapter on contemporary vocabulary An answer key to gauge your comprehension With help from this book, you can easily speak or write in French about: Different occupations and jobs * French holidays and traditions * Taking the train * Growing your own garden * Where it hurts on your body * Your house * Your family and friends * What you studied in school * Your favorite TV show * Your family's background . . . and much more!

Practice Makes Perfect French Problem Solver (EBOOK)

With 90 Exercises

Author: Annie Heminway

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071791191

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 176

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Tricky French concepts are no problem with practice, practice, practice! As you progress in your study of French, you may feel overwhelmed by unfamiliar areas, such as when to use the passé composé versus the imparfait tenses, determining the gender of a noun, avoiding "false friends," or even remembering verb-preposition combinations. Author and teacher Annie Heminway is familiar with this situation and, more important, knows how her students--and now you--can overcome it. In Practice Makes Perfect: French Problem Solver, Heminway shares her arsenal of strategies on how to beat these obstacles to your French mastery. You will, of course, get plenty of practice, practice, practice to overcome any French-learning obstacles. With Practice Makes Perfect: French Problem Solver, you will master the language in no time at all. Practice Makes Perfect: French Problem Solver gives you: Expert advice and guidance on overcoming common problems Practical examples with highfrequency vocabulary that clarify each point Highly varied and extensive exercises to practice what you've learned

Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Conversation

Author: Jean Yates

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071744770

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 192

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Practice the Art of Conversation in Spanish! Want to strike up a conversation with a native Spanish speaker but nervous that you’re not ready? This book helps you overcome that obstacle and before you know it, you’ll be speaking comfortably in your new native language. Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Conversation is organized around twelve units that present realistic conversational situations, from making introductions to giving opinions and from making a date to telling a story. Using these engaging dialogues as a starting point, each unit is packed with helpful instruction on correct pronunciation, syntax, and word usage--in addition to lots of conversation-ready phrases that you will find indispensable as your fluency increases. You will, of course, get plenty of practice, practice, practice using your new skills in conversation. Each dialogue is followed by a variety of exercises that not only give you the opportunity to put new concepts into action but also encourage you to construct personalized conversations. These lessons will reassure even the most grammar-phobic learners that they too can achieve a confident--and spontaneous--speaking style. Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Conversation will help you: Engage in dialogues that illustrate practical conversations Expand your vocabulary Get clarification of new concepts with numerous realistic examples Reinforce your new conversational skills through extensive exercises Before you know it, you’ll find yourself confidently speaking Spanish with your Spanish-speaking friends--or ready to make new ones!

French Conversation Demystified

Author: Eliane Kurbegov

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071743316

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 256

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Unravel the mystery of speaking in French! Need a straightforward approach for fast and painless mastery of French speaking and comprehension skills? This easy-to-use guide from the popular Demystified series takes the mystery and menace out of speaking and understanding French by walking you step-by-step through the fundamentals of communicating in the language. French Conversation Demystified lets you work at your own pace and arms you with the essentials of communicating in French in an unintimidating format. Organized around everyday scenarios such as meeting people, talking about yourself, and eating out, each chapter features: An in-depth dialog presented both in the book and on the audio. Coverage of essential communication skills (such as asking a question or making comparisons). Review of key grammar points. Written and verbal activities to reinforce new communication skills. Each chapter concludes with a written and audio quiz that allows you to track your progress, and a comprehensive final exam at the end of the book gives instant feedback on new language skills.

Practice Makes Perfect: Italian Conversation

Author: Marcel Danesi

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071770909

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 176

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Practice the art of conversation in Italian! Want to strike up a conversation with a native Italian speaker but are nervous that you're not ready? Practice Makes Perfect: Italian Conversation helps you overcome that obstacle, and--before you know it--you'll be speaking comfortably in your new language. Inside you will find realistic conversational situations, from meeting people to talking about sports to discussing current events to just having fun. With these engaging dialogues as a starting point, each unit is packed with helpful instructions on correct grammar and word usage--in addition to lots of conversation-ready phrases that will be indispensable as your fluency increases. Of course you'll get plenty of practice, practice, practice using your new conversational skills. Each dialogue is followed by a variety of exercises that not only give you the opportunity to put new concepts into action but also encourage you to construct personalized conversations. These lessons will reassure even the most hesitant speakers that they too can achieve a confident--and spontaneous--speaking style. Practice Makes Perfect: Italian Conversation will help you Talk more like a native speaker and expand your vocabulary Master everyday Italian expressions through numerous realistic examples Reinforce your new conversational skills through extensive exercises Before you know it, you'll be confidently speaking Italian with your Italian-speaking friends--or you'll be ready to make new ones!

Practice Makes Perfect: Complete French All-in-One, Second Edition

Author: Annie Heminway

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 1260121046

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 672

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The most comprehensive way to learn French – with seven bestselling books in one! Drawn from seven workbooks from the bestselling Practice Makes Perfect series, this powerhouse volume features all the knowledge and practice you need to master French. With Practice Makes Perfect: Complete French All-in-One, you will build your French vocabulary, straighten out your sentences, overcome your fear of verb tenses, master the intricacies of grammar, and much more. This value-packed workbook covers all the facets of French and offers thorough explanations that are reinforced by hundreds of hands-on practice exercises. You will, or course, get plenty of practice, practice, practice using all your new French skills. Whether you are learning on your own or taking a beginning French class, Practice Makes Perfect: Complete French All-in-One will help you master French in no time at all. Annie Heminway, editor, teaches grammar, creative writing, translation, African cinema, and classic and Francophone literature at the SCPS of New York University. She is also a translator and an editor for Francophone publishers. In 2006 she was awarded the Chevalier de L’Ordre des Palmes Académiques by the French government in recognition of her work in promoting the study of French. THE BONUS APP THAT ACCOMPANIES THIS BOOK PROVIDES: ● FLASHCARDS to aid memorization of all vocabulary items● STREAMING AUDIO for hundreds of exercise answers to model your pronunciation● PROGRESS TRACKER to assess your progress Practice Makes Perfect: Complete French All-in-One helps you: ● Learn French vocabulary● Get a solid grasp on grammar● Determine when to use different verb tenses● Master spelling and punctuate rules● Converse confidently in your new language● Build correct sentence structures

Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Vocabulary, 2nd Edition

With 240 Exercises + Free Flashcard App

Author: Dorothy Richmond

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071804137

Category: Study Aids

Page: 464

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Go beyond ¿Cómo se dice? and add thousands of words to your Spanish vocabulary To communicate comfortably in Spanish, you need access to a variety of words that go beyond the basics, as well as a solid foundation in grammar. In Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Vocabulary you get the tools you need to expand your lexicon and sharpen your speaking and writing skills. And how do you this? PRACTICE, PRACTICE, PRACTICE! Each chapter of this comprehensive book focuses on a theme, such as family or travel, so you can build your language skills in a systematic manner. As you lay the foundation for a burgeoning vocabulary, you will perfect your new words with plenty of exercises and gain the confidence you need to communicate well in Spanish. This new edition of Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Vocabulary offers you: More than 240 exercises Concise grammatical explanations The latest vocabulary in such areas as technology, communications, and the media An answer key to gauge your comprehension WITH HELP FROM THIS BOOK, YOU CAN EASILY SPEAK OR WRITE IN SPANISH ABOUT: Different occupations and jobs * Spanish holidays and traditions * Food and drink * Politics and current events * Your social life * Your family and friends * Business and money * Your favorite entertainment venues * Your family's background . . . and much more

Practice Makes Perfect: Advanced French Grammar

All You Need to Know For Better Communication

Author: Véronique Mazet

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071771726

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 240

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Take your French grammar skills to the next level and speak with more panache! To fully understand how to speak French effectively you must move beyond the fundamental principles of grammar and tackle more sophisticated sentence constructions. Practice Makes Perfect: Advanced French Grammar focuses on intermediate- to advanced-level topics to help you create more complex, meaningful sentences and communicate more naturally. Instead of just applying sets of rules, Practice Makes Perfect: Advanced French Grammar helps you better understand the nuances of the language and develop your skills and confidence as a French speaker by providing easy-to-absorb explanatory materials, examples, and exercises. Inside you will find: Thorough explanations of topics that often prove difficult for English speakers when they learn French, such as the correct use of object pronouns. Practical exercises that give you the opportunity to test what you've learned Learn the ins and outs of: Compound tenses • Translating -ing • The subjunctive • Relative tenses • Ce versus ça • Prepositions • . . . and much more

Practice Makes Perfect French Reading and Comprehension

Author: Annie Heminway

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071798919

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 288

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Immerse yourself in French readings and build your comprehension skills Using authentic texts from French-speaking cultures, Practice Makes Perfect: French Reading and Comprehension enables you to enhance your vocabulary with new terms and expressions. Each unit features authentic French-language material--newspaper and magazine articles, websites, and more--giving you a real taste of how the language is used, as well as insights into the Francophone culture. Word lists and grammar sections specific to the readings support your learning along the way. Like all Practice Makes Perfect workbooks, you will get plenty of practice, practice, practice using your new skills and vocabulary. Whether you are learning on your own or taking an advanced beginning or intermediate French class, Practice Makes Perfect: French Reading and Comprehension will help you build your confidence in using your new language. Practice Makes Perfect: French Reading and Comprehension helps you: Polish your reading and comprehension abilities with numerous exercises Enrich your French vocabulary with hundreds of new words Learn about the intriguing and influential French-speaking cultures

Easy French Step-by-Step

Author: Myrna Bell Rochester

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071642217

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 400

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Get up and running with French Easy French Step-by-Step proves that a solid grounding in grammar basics is the key to mastering a second language. You are quickly introduced to grammatical rules and concepts in order of importance, which you can build on as you progress through the book. You will also learn more than 300 verbs, chosen by their frequency of use. Numerous exercises and engaging readings help you quickly build your speaking and comprehension prowess.

French Grammar Drills

Author: Eliane Kurbegov

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071789502

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 320

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Sharpen your FRENCH grammar with skill-building exercises If you want to be proficient in French, you eventually have to master its grammar. The best way to perfect your grammar skills is through drills, drills, and more drills. Covering all facets of French grammar--from prepositions and pronouns to verbal forms and tenses--French Grammar Drills helps you learn often-perplexing topics through hands-on experience. This edition features: More than 175 exercises that demonstrate how the French grammar system works Authentic examples that illustrate correct grammar usage A new review section to reinforce your learning An answer key to give you immediate clarification on any concept Topics include: Indefinite and definite articles * Demonstrative adjectives * Possessive pronouns * Conjunctions * Imparfait and passe compose * Verbal expressions and idioms * and more

Practice Makes Perfect Spanish Reading and Comprehension

Author: Myrna Bell Rochester,Deana Smalley

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071798897

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 304

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Immerse yourself in Spanish readings and build your comprehension skills Using short authentic texts from the Spanish-speaking world, Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Reading and Comprehension enables you to enhance your vocabulary with new terms and expressions. Each unit features authentic Spanish-language material--newspaper and magazine articles, literature, blogs, and more--giving you a real taste of how the language is used, as well as insight into Spanish-speaking cultures. Word lists and grammar sections specific to the readings support your learning along the way. Like all Practice Makes Perfect workbooks, you will get plenty of practice, practice, practice using your new skills and vocabulary. Whether you are learning on your own or taking an advanced beginning or intermediate Spanish class, Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Reading and Comprehension will help you build your confidence in using your new language. Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Reading and Comprehension helps you: Polish your reading and comprehension abilities with numerous exercises Enrich your Spanish vocabulary with hundreds of new words Learn about the intriguing and influential Spanish-speaking cultures

Practice Makes Perfect: French Vocabulary Building with Prefixes and Suffixes

(Beginner to Intermediate Level) 200 Exercises + Flashcard App

Author: Eliane Kurbegov

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071836217

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 304

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Harness the power of suffixes and prefixes while adding more than 4,000 words to your French vocabulary! How do you turn Scotland into a Scottish citizen? Or change your brother into a colleague?* It isn't magic, it's suffixes and prefixes. When attached to base words, they have the ability to change meanings to indicate quantity, profession, gender, size, status, relationship, style, and much more. Mastering these word parts will enable you to increase your vocabulary greatly. Practice Makes Perfect: French Vocabulary Building with Suffixes and Prefixes presents 100 suffixes and 60 prefixes accompanied by their meanings, English equivalent when applicable, part of speech, and gender. Grouped by difficulty level, each prefix or suffix is fully explained and followed by a list of terms using the added word part. Like all Practice Makes Perfect workbooks, you will get plenty of practice, practice, practice using your newly acquired skills. And for convenient study on the go, download the free companion app that features hundreds of words in a flashcard format. Whether you are learning on your own or taking an advanced beginning or intermediate French class, Practice Makes Perfect: French Vocabulary Building with Suffixes and Prefixes will help build your confidence in using your new language. *Ecosse (Scotland) becomes Ecossais (Scot); frere (brother) becomes confrere (colleague) This workbook helps you: Learn how to use suffixes and prefixes to expand your French vocabulary Determine the meanings of unfamiliar terms by recognizing their word beginnings and endings Become more comfortable communicating in French