French Verbs For Dummies
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Part I: Living in the Here and Now: The Present Indicative.
Chapter 1: Verbs 101: The Lowdown on Verbs.
Chapter 2: Conjugating Regular Verbs in the Present Tense.
Chapter 3: Knowing How to Handle Spelling-Change Verbs.
Chapter 4: Wrestling with Some Irregular Conjugations.
Chapter 5: Reflecting on Pronominal Verbs (Reflexive, Reciprocal, and Idiomatic).
Chapter 6: Forming the Present Participle and the Gerund.
Part II: Using Verbs Correctly with Questions, Commands, and Such.
Chapter 7: Inquisitive Minds Want to Know: Asking and Answering Questions.
Chapter 8: Telling People What to Do: The Regular, Irregular, and Pronominal Commands.
Chapter 9: Looking Forward and Back: The Immediate Future and Past.
Chapter 10: Correctly Using Often Misused Verbs in Daily Conversation.
Part III: Taking a Look Back: The Past Tenses.
Chapter 11: No Tense Is Perfect: The Imperfect Tense.
Chapter 12: Comprehending the Passé Composé and the Pluperfect Tenses.
Chapter 13: Contrasting the Imperfect with the Passé Composé.
Chapter 14: Deciphering the Literary Tenses: The Passé Simple and Passé Antérieur.
Part IV: Looking Ahead: The Future and the Conditional Tenses.
Chapter 15: Moving Forward with the Future Tense.
Chapter 16: Completing a Future Action with the Future Perfect.
Chapter 17: Could-ing and Would-ing with the Present Conditional Tense.
Chapter 18: Trying the Past Conditional Tense: Could Have and Would Have.
Part V: Considering Your Mood: Subjunctive or Not.
Chapter 19: Creating the Present Subjunctive.
Chapter 20: Knowing How to Use the Present Subjunctive.
Chapter 21: Forming and Using the Past Subjunctive.
Part VI: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 22: Ten Verbs Used the French Way.
Chapter 23: Ten Most Frequently Mixed-Up Verbs.
Part VII: Appendixes.
Appendix A: French-to-English Verb Glossary.
Appendix B: English-to-French Verb Glossary.
Appendix C: Conjugating Common Irregular Verbs.