it would be nice to have mini-lectures available on syntax and grammar. Sometimes you can work for hours experimenting with what the rule at play is until you get it right.

9/19/2012, 7:56:45 PM

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I can't imagine using duolingo without a good grammar textbook to complement. I was lucky to get a great one second hand for really cheap.

9/20/2012, 5:45:41 AM

what book did you use?

9/20/2012, 6:05:48 AM
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Shaum's Outline of French Grammar is cited as the best, and it does seem to live up to the name. You could probably find a pdf somewhere or buy it for cheap.

9/20/2012, 1:44:25 PM
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Yep - I'm using Shaum's.

9/20/2012, 2:25:49 PM
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