By James Grieve
Connecting phrases and words are crucial for dialogue, readability and fluency in any language. French is especially reliant on connecting language: additionally and in reality have round 15 similar phrases and expressions in French.
this is often the 1st French-English dictionary to target this interesting and the most important a part of the language. The dictionary offers approximately two hundred complete entries in alphabetical order, together with: de plus; et ce; or; c'est dire que; en fait; au overall; voila.
Entries outline, speak about and exemplify the total diversity of connecting language in French. 2000 examples upload extra readability and are selected from quite a lot of registers and customarily modern prose.
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10 Translate the phrases into Italian. 1. the green grass 2. the white clouds 3. the new song 4. the fat goose 5. the small dog 6. the expensive shoes 7. the excellent food 8. the sad child 9. the happy children 10. the strong man 11. the big house 12. the sincere friend Positioning of Adjectives Most common adjectives follow the noun they modify and have a speciﬁc meaning. Some adjectives, though, can change their meaning according to whether they precede or follow the nouns they modify. Singular Plural MASCULINE/FEMININE MASCULINE/FEMININE bello, -/a brutto, -/a buono, -/a caro, -/a cattivo, -/a piccolo, -/a povero, -/a belli, -/e brutti, -/e buoni, -/e cari, -/e cattivi, -/e piccoli, -/e poveri, -/e 22 Elements of a Sentence un bel libro un libro bello una brutta sera una sera brutta una buona amica un’amica buona un caro amico una stoffa cara un cattivo ragazzo una persona cattiva un povero uomo un uomo povero a good book a beautiful book a bad evening an ugly evening a good friend a friend who is a good person a dear friend an expensive material a naughty boy a vicious person an unfortunate man a poor man The following examples are also of adjectives that change meaning according to their position.
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A Dictionary of French Connectors by James Grieve