A New Reference Grammar of Modern Spanish / Edition 4

A New Reference Grammar of Modern Spanish / Edition 4

by John Butt, Carmen Benjamin
     
 

A New Reference Grammar of Modern Spanish is the standard reference to World Spanish which features formal,colloquial,familiar,and popular usage and new authentic examples that contrast Peninsular with Latin American Spanish. See more details below

Overview

A New Reference Grammar of Modern Spanish is the standard reference to World Spanish which features formal,colloquial,familiar,and popular usage and new authentic examples that contrast Peninsular with Latin American Spanish.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071440493
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/01/2004
Series:
Reference Grammars Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
576
Product dimensions:
6.75(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the first edition (abridged and revised)
Preface to the second edition
Conventions, spelling and abbreviations
1Gender of nouns1
2Plural of nouns17
3Articles30
4Adjectives51
5Comparison of adjectives and adverbs73
6Demonstrative adjectives and pronouns83
7Neuter article and pronouns89
8Possessive adjectives and pronouns94
9Miscellaneous adjectives and pronouns101
10Numerals114
11Personal pronouns123
12Le/les and lo/la/los/las143
13Forms of verbs156
14Use of indicative (non-continuous) verb forms207
15Continuous forms of the verb230
16The subjunctive237
17The imperative273
18The infinitive281
19Participles292
20The gerund298
21Modal auxiliary verbs307
22Personal a312
23Negation319
24Interrogation and exclamation329
25Conditional sentences335
26Pronominal verbs341
27Verbs of becoming358
28Passive and impersonal sentences362
29Ser and estar375
30Existential sentences ('there is/are', etc.)382
31Adverbs385
32Expressions of time401
33Conjunctions410
34Prepositions419
35Relative clauses and pronouns448
36Nominalizers and cleft sentences458
37Word order464
38Diminutive, augmentative and pejorative suffixes476
39Spelling, accent rules, punctuation and word division483
Bibliography and sources499
Index of English words503
Index of Spanish words and grammatical points506

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