French Verbs For Dummies by Zoe Erotopoulos
Hands-on exercises help you boost your verb proficiency. Get the hang of French verbs and get over verb hang-ups!
French verbs can drive anyone crazy who's trying to keep track of all the regular and irregular types. Fortunately, this book is here to help you make sense of confusing rules and drill you on the exceptions. Each chapter is packed with examples, exercises, and conjugation charts - just what you need to master even the toughest French verbs.
Discover how to:
- Review regular verbs in the present tense
- Cope with common exceptions
- Conjugate all simple tenses, from present indicative to past subjunctive
- Tackle the trickiest irregular verbs
- Conjugate compound tenses
French Verbs For Dummies by Zoe Erotopoulos - About the Author:
Zoe Erotopoulos was born in Macedonia, Hellas (Greece) and immigrated to the United States with her parents and brother at a young age. Her love of the French language and literature inspired her to pursue her academic dream. She holds an MA, MPhil, and PhD in French and Romance Philology from Columbia University in New York City. She has also studied in Aix-en-Provence, at the Sorbonne, and at the Ecole Normale Supérieure in Paris.
Her teaching experience in French ranges from elementary to advanced level courses, including literature and theater. Dr. Erotopoulos’ area of expertise is 17th century French Theater. She has taught at a number of institutions, including Columbia University, Reid Hall in Paris, and Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut. For the past 15 years, she has been teaching in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at Fairfield University in Fairfield, Connecticut. She serves as coordinator and supervisor of a number of teacher assistants each year. Dr. Erotopoulos lives in Connecticut with her husband and three children.