Introductory Lessons in the French Language, with a Series of Exercises

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R. Groombridge, 1837 - French language - 77 pages

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Page 14 - Un, deux, trois, quatre, cinq, six, sept, huit, neuf, dix, onze, douze, Treize, quatorze, quinze, seize, dix-sept, dix-huit, dix-neuf, vingt.
Page 18 - Fem. le mien la mienne les miens les miennes mine le tien la tienne les tiens les tiennes thine le sien la sienne les siens les siennes his, hers...
Page 31 - That thou mayst have been. Qu'il ait été, That he may have been. Que nous ayons été, That we may have been. Que vous ayez été, That you may have been. Qu'ils aient été, That they may have been. PLUPERFECT.
Page 31 - Que je sois, That I may be. que tu sois, that thou mayst be. qu'il soit, that he may be. que nous soyons, that we may be. que vous soyez, that you may be. q'uils soient, that they may be.
Page 1 - The consonants are, 6, c, d, f, g, h, j, k, I, m, n, p, q, r, s, t, v, x, z, and w and y beginning a word or syllable.
Page 14 - ... greater; le plus grand, the greatest. petit, small; plus petit, smaller; le plus petit, the smallest The following adjectives are compared irregularly : bon, good; meilleur, better; le meilleur, the best. mauvais, bad; pire, worse; le pire, the worst.
Page 63 - There would be as many," said he, "if I was being taken to the scaffold5." 1 verite ; - foule ; •"' accourait ; 4 parts ; 5 echafaud. THE ADVERB. Place of the Adverb. 1. In French, the adverb is generally placed after the verb in simple tenses, and between the auxiliary and the participle in compound tenses; as: You never sing.
Page 14 - The comparative of these adjectives must not be mistaken for the comparative of their corresponding adverbs. Bien, well ; mieux, better ; le mieux, the best. Mai, badly ; pis, or plus mal, worse ; le pis or le plus mal, the worst. Peu, little | moins, less ; le moins the least.
Page 58 - Que je meure, es, e ; mourions, iez, meurent — Que je mourusse. MOUVOIR, to move. Mouvant, mu — Je meus, s, t ; mouvons, ez, meuvent — Je mouvais — Je mus — Je mouvrai — Je mouvrais — Meus — Que je meuve, es, e; mouvions, iez, meuvent — Que je musse. NAÎTRE, to be born. Naissant, né' (être) — Je nais — Je naissais — Je n11qtu'.s— Je naîtrai — Je naîtrais — Nais — Que je naisse — Que je naquisse.

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