By Monique L'Huillier
This reference grammar combines the simplest of contemporary and standard methods. Its target isn't just functional mastery of the language, yet familiarity with its constitution. The Grammar takes complete account of contemporary linguistic learn, yet with no over the top emphasis on formalism. It presents various examples in line with the author's personal adventure of training French to English audio system. The norms of "correct expression" are given including present utilization and deviations. a considerable index of French and English phrases and of subject matters presents quick access to the textual content itself.
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See chapter 41 Reported Speech, section 2. Ex: Il est parti à 5 heures, a annoncé Marie. Je vais essayer, dit-il, d’arranger ça. NB: For comment clauses (propositions de jugement ou de commentaire), where the speaker intervenes in his own discourse, or with reporting clauses appearing before the reported speech, the order is subject–verb. Ex: Ce n’est pas, je pense, ce qui manque le plus. ’ (iii) Presence of an adverb of afﬁrmation, doubt or opinion If the sentence begins with au moins, du moins, aussi, tout au plus, peut-être, sans doute, the order may be reversed in the following cases, depending on the register.
2 The simple sentence Traditionally, a simple sentence is said to be composed of: subject + verb + complement(s) [+ adverbs] Ex: Le chat boit son lait. subject verb complement However, a subject can take many forms (it can even be a whole clause). There are also incomplete sentences. These complements are basically noun phrases (or equivalent) and may be very similar to the noun phrase subject. plus – sentence adverbs or adverb phrases (compléments circonstanciels). Hence there are three basic constituents in the simple sentence (S): S = NP/E + VP + [sentence adverbs].
Lepuldykuv$%kuv] The hens at the convent are brooding. 52 3 (i) PRONUNCIATION, SPELLING, REGISTERS, PUNCTUATION Current usages – The mute ‘e’ inside a word is pronounced when it is preceded by two consonants and followed by one. babl#m$%]; vendredi [v$%dr#di]; prenez [pr#ne] – In other conﬁgurations, the internal mute ‘e’ is not normally pronounced (but see also (ii) below). rmal(#)m$%] samedi [sam(#)di] – Hence the number of graphic syllables does not always correspond to the number of oral syllables.
Advanced French Grammar by Monique L'Huillier