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Best French Grammar Books You Should Enjoy

While there are many courses and tutorials online, learning from a book is still one of the best ways to greatly improve your skills. Below I have selected top French Grammar books.

1. Practice Makes Perfect: Complete French Grammar, Premium Third Edition (2016)

Best French Grammar Books You Should EnjoyMaster grammar with the bestselling workbook for learners of FrenchPractice Makes Perfect: Complete French Grammar is the go-to guide for clear, precise explanations of all aspects of French grammar: from the present tense of regular verbs to direct object pronouns, from the differences between savoir and connaître to the use of pronouns y and en. This comprehensive guide will also give you plenty of practice in using your language skills. And this new edition is accompanied by flashcards and audio recordings, available online and via app, that will provide a new…
Author(s): Annie Heminway

2. Schaum’s Outline of French Grammar (2013)

Best French Grammar Books You Should EnjoyMore than 40 million students have trusted Schaum’s to help them succeed in the classroom and on exams. Schaum’s is the key to faster learning and higher grades in every subject. Each Outline presents all the essential course information in an easy-to-follow, topic-by-topic format. Helpful tables and illustrations increase your understanding of the subject at hand. Fully compatible with your classroom text, Schaum’s highlights all the important facts you need to know. Use Schaum’s to shorten your study time–and get your best test scores!…
Author(s): Mary Coffman Crocker

3. Easy French Step-by-Step (2008)

Best French Grammar Books You Should EnjoyEasy French Step by Step proves that a solid grounding in grammar basics is the key to mastering a second language. You are quickly introduced to grammatical rules and concepts in order of importance, which you can build on as you progress through the book. You will also learn more than 300 verbs, chosen by their frequency of use. Numerous exercises and engaging readings help you quickly build your speaking and comprehension prowess….
Author(s): Myrna Bell Rochester

4. English Grammar for Students of French: The Study Guide for Those Learning French, 7th edition (O&H Study Guides) (English and French Edition) (2013)

Best French Grammar Books You Should EnjoySeventh edition of this popular self-study guide for students of French. Each chapter covers a grammar point: a part of speech (noun, verb, pronoun), a word’s function in a sentence (subject, direct, indirect object), a grammatical term (tense, conjugation, gender, agreement). Each chapter is divided into two sections: 1. In English: grammar is explained as it related to English, anticipating concepts necessary for French. 2. In French: grammar is explained as it related to French, with examples and explanations of the rules applied. Points out…
Author(s): Jacqueline Morton

5. Comparative Grammar of Spanish, Portuguese, Italian and French: Learn & Compare 4 Languages Simultaneously (2018)

Best French Grammar Books You Should EnjoyNowadays thousands of grammar books, textbooks, outlines, references and language guides of Spanish, Portuguese, Italian and French are published year by year. However, all of them teach these languages separately. Here you will find a comparative grammar of the four major Romance languages together based on their grammatical and lexical similarities for you, lovers of foreign languages, to learn and compare Spanish, Portuguese, Italian and French simultaneously. It is an audacious endeavor to find or create a novel way of learning to speak several languages and becoming a…
Author(s): Mikhail Petrunin

6. Practice Makes Perfect: Advanced French Grammar, Second Edition (2017)

Best French Grammar Books You Should EnjoyMaster French grammar through hands-on exercises and practice, practice, practice!Practice Makes Perfect: Advanced French Grammar helps you take your French skills to the next level by targeting those key grammar points that may give you trouble. This reference/workbook guides you through each grammatical issue using concise, easy-to-understand language, helping you understand the nuances of the language and keeping you focused on achieving your goal of fluency.Practice Makes Perfect: Advanced French Grammar puts you on the path to French-language mastery with:● Example sentences that illustrate and…
Author(s): Véronique Mazet

7. French Grammar For Beginners: The most complete textbook and workbook for French Learners (French Grammar Textbook) (2019)

Best French Grammar Books You Should EnjoyLearn beginner French grammar painlessly with step-by-step lessons that focus on the essentials and help you build a learning habit. Inside “French Grammar For Beginners” you’ll find:   If you’re tired of your usual boring French textbook, grab your copy of this book and start learning French grammar the un-boring way today!  …
Author(s): Frederic Bibard

8. Schaum’s Outline of French Grammar, Seventh Edition (Schaum’s Outlines) (2018)

Best French Grammar Books You Should Enjoy More than 40 million students have trusted Schaum’s to help them succeed in the classroom and on exams. Schaum’s is the key to faster learning and higher grades in every subject. Each Outline presents all the essential course information in an easy-to-follow, topic-by-topic format. You also get hundreds of examples, sovled problems, and practice exercises to test your skills.  •Hundreds of practice problems with step-by-step solutions to reinforce knowledge•New appendix on punctuation•Support for all major textbooks for courses in French Grammar•Access to revised Schaums.com website with access to over 100 online audio…
Author(s): Mary Coffman Crocker

9. Practice Makes Perfect: Complete French All-in-One, Premium Second Edition (2018)

Best French Grammar Books You Should EnjoyDrawn from seven workbooks from the bestselling Practice Makes Perfect series, this powerhouse volume features all the knowledge and practice you need to master French. With Practice Makes Perfect: Complete French All-in-One, you will build your French vocabulary, straighten out your sentences, overcome your fear of verb tenses, master the intricacies of grammar, and much more. This value-packed workbook covers all the facets of French and offers thorough explanations that are reinforced by hundreds of hands-on practice exercises.You will, or course, get plenty of…
Author(s): Annie Heminway

10. Essential French Grammar (Dover Language Guides Essential Grammar) (1961)

Best French Grammar Books You Should EnjoyThis is the first French grammar designed specifically for adults with limited learning time who wish to acquire a knowledge of simple, everyday spoken French, and who have no need of all the archaic, highly literary, and seldom used forms that must be covered in a conventional grammar. It is not a simplified study, but a selective grammar that points out many time-saving short cuts.Constantly drawing comparisons with English construction, it covers all of the important points in French grammar (verb forms and tenses, parts of speech, negative sentences, possessives, partitive construction, etc.) fully and logically, and with refreshing…
Author(s): Seymour Resnick

11. Grammaire Progressive Du Francais: Avec 600 Exercices (French Edition) (2003)

Best French Grammar Books You Should Enjoy“Niveau intermdiaire – 600 exercicesUne nouvelle dition de la Grammaire progressive, 600 exercices pour connatre les secrets de la grammaire franaise.Cette nouvelle dition, revue et corrige, s’est enrichie des remarques et des suggestions proposes par les trs nombreux utilisateurs de cette grammaire dans le monde entier :- des pages de cours ont t compltes de remarques utiles,- des exercices transforms dans une perspective communicative,- des chapitres augments (l’article, les indfinis, le pronom “”en””, les verbes, l’interrogation) ou remanis (les relatifs, le grondif, les…
Author(s): Maia Gregoire, Odile Thievenaz

12. French Grammar and Usage (Routledge Reference Grammars) (Volume 1) (2015)

Best French Grammar Books You Should EnjoyLong trusted as the most comprehensive, up-to-date and user-friendly grammar available, French Grammar and Usage is a complete guide to French as it is written and spoken today. It includes clear descriptions of all the main grammatical phenomena of French, and their use, illustrated by numerous examples taken from contemporary French, and distinguishes the most common forms of usage, both formal and informal. Key features include: Revised and updated throughout, this new edition offers updated examples to reflect current usage, new headers to include chapter number and…
Author(s): Roger Hawkins

13. Practice Makes Perfect: Basic French, Premium Second Edition (2017)

Best French Grammar Books You Should EnjoyGain the language skills you wantPractice Makes Perfect: Basic French is the proven companion to your French-learning experience. In each bite-sized lesson, author Eliane Kurbegov explains one―and only one―grammar concept and illustrates it with clear examples. These lessons are purposefully short, so you can complete them in twenty minutes or less, and go at a pace that works for you.You will, or course, get plenty of practice, practice, practice using your new skills. And this new edition is accompanied by flashcards and audio recordings, available online and via app, that will provide…
Author(s): Eliane Kurbegov

Best French Grammar Books You Should Enjoy

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some french grammar books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

French Grammar Drills

Author(s): Eliane Kurbegov
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education, Year: 2018, Size: 3 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2219358

Schaum’s Outline of French Grammar

Author(s): Mary E. Coffman Crocker
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education, Year: 2018, Size: 26 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2275569

Comparative Grammar of Spanish, Portuguese, Italian and French: Learn & Compare 4 Languages Simultaneously

Author(s): Mikhail Petrunin
Publisher: Independently published, Year: 2018, Size: 6 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2411730

French Creoles: A Comprehensive and Comparative Grammar

Author(s): Anand Syea
Publisher: Routledge, Year: 2017, Size: 4 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1615161

The structure of modern standard French : a student grammar

Author(s): Mosegaard Hansen, Maj-Britt
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Year: 2016, Size: 2 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1704631

Complete French Grammar

Author(s): Annie Heminway
Publisher: McGraw-Hill, Year: 2016, Size: 3 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2246844

French Grammar in Context

Author(s): Jubb, Margaret; Rouxeville, Annie
Publisher: Routledge, Year: 2014, Size: 2 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1192825

French Grammar For Dummies

Author(s): Veronique Mazet
Publisher: For Dummies, Year: 2013, Size: 2 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 1054672

Please note that this booklist is not final. Some books are truly chart-busters according to Washington Post, others are drafted by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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