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Understand French Grammar 

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A free, clearly explained and copiously illustrated grammar of modern French for intermediate and advanced learners in high schools, universities and colleges, and further education.
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Nouns and the noun phrase in French

French verbs

2.0.  An introduction to French verbs
2.1. The auxiliaries: être and avoir
2.2. The main verb families:
2.3.  Modal verbs - vouloir, pouvoir, devoir
   2.3.1. Conjugation table for devoir
   2.3.2. Conjugation table for pouvoir
   2.3.3. Conjugation table for vouloir

2.4.  Irregular verbs

2.5.  Tenses, voice, mood.

3.  Other pages : sentences, adverbs, prepositions, 

3.1.  Negation - expressing negatives
3.2.  The interrogative
   3.2.1. Questions without a question word
   3.2.2. Question words - Qui, que, où, quand etc
3.3.  Adverbs in French
3.4.  French prepositions
3.5.  Conjunctions - coordinators and subordinators
3.6.  A short overview and history of the French language


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