Bilingual Grammar of English-Spanish Syntax: A Manual with Exercises and Key / Edition 1

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Overview

This revised edition of Bilingual Grammar of English-Spanish Syntax is a valuable comparative analysis of the inter-lingual differences between English and Spanish. All thirty-six sections of the book have been revised in order to cover a broad scope of dialects with as much clarity as possible. The exercises, many of which are framed bilingually, facilitate the development of the student's skills, through translation from one language into the other, or through restating grammatical constructions in one language. Bilingual Grammar of English-Spanish Syntax is an important tool for anyone teaching or working with Spanish and English.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780761817192
  • Publisher: University Press of America
  • Publication date: 6/1/2000
  • Edition description: Revised Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 384
  • Sales rank: 506,345
  • Product dimensions: 9.45 (w) x 11.19 (h) x 1.12 (d)

Meet the Author

Sam Hill is Professor in the Spanish Department at the California State University in Sacramento. William Bradford is Professor Emeritus at the University of Puerto Rico in the Departments of Linguistics, Translation, and English.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Basic Syntax and Verbal Forms: Chapter 3 Basic Word Order in English and Spanish Chapter 4 The Verb Forms of English Chapter 5 The Forms of Regular Verbs in Spanish Chapter 6 The Forms of Irregular Verbs in Spanish Chapter 7 The Spanish Imperfect-Preterite Contrast Chapter 8 Basic Sentence Structure in English and Spanish Chapter 9 English Phrasal Verbs Chapter 10 Modal Auxiliaries and their Equivalents Chapter 11 The Complex Noun Phrase: Chapter 12 Nouns and Articles Chapter 13 Descriptive and Limiting Adjectives Chapter 14 Possessive and Demonstrative Adjectives and Pronouns Chapter 15 Expressions of Possession Chapter 16 Partitive Constructions Chapter 17 English and Spanish Personal Pronouns Chapter 18 Reflexive and Reciprocal Actions Chapter 19 Sentences with Indefinite Subjects Chapter 20 Verb Phrase Complementation: Chapter 21 Adverbs and Prepositions Chapter 22 The Spanish Personal Accusative Chapter 23 The Spanish Subjunctive Chapter 24 Spanish and English Verb + Relator Construction Chapter 25 Spanish and English Conditional Sentences and Unreal Comparison Chapter 26 Expressions of Comparison Chapter 27 Spanish Integrated and English Separable Interrogatives Chapter 28 Relative Words Used Between Clauses Chapter 29 Syntactic and Lexical Variances: Chapter 30 The English and Spanish Imperative Systems Chapter 31 The Present Participle and Infinitive Chapter 32 Verb Contrasts Chapter 33 Passive Constructions Chapter 34 Affirmative Words and Their Negative Counterparts Chapter 35 Admirative Expressions Chapter 36 Elliptical Verbal Usages and Verification Tags Chapter 37 Por versus Para Chapter 38 Verbal Expressions Using Spanish Dar, Hacer, and Tener Chapter 39 Spanish Constructions with Gustar, Faltar and Similar Verbs Chapter 40 Miscellaneous Contrasts Chapter 41 Key to Exercises Chapter 42 Appendices Chapter 43 Reference Bibliography Chapter 44 Index

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