Modern Portuguese: A Reference Grammar / Edition 2

Modern Portuguese: A Reference Grammar / Edition 2

by Mario A. Perini, Robert O. Chase
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0300091559

ISBN-13: 9780300091557

Pub. Date: 03/28/2002

Publisher: Yale University Press

This is the first comprehensive modern Portuguese grammar written for the English-speaking reader. The book covers in detail all the patterns of modern Portuguese as spoken and written in Brazil, focusing on those points which are especially challenging for the English-speaking student, such as the use of the subjunctive, use of the definite article, preterit vs.

Overview

This is the first comprehensive modern Portuguese grammar written for the English-speaking reader. The book covers in detail all the patterns of modern Portuguese as spoken and written in Brazil, focusing on those points which are especially challenging for the English-speaking student, such as the use of the subjunctive, use of the definite article, preterit vs. imperfect verb forms, prepositions, and many others. With a wealth of examples to clarify every topic and an extensive index, this indispensable grammar offers students and teachers easy access to all the information they need for in-depth study of Portuguese.Key features of the book:

  • focuses on the needs of the English-speaking reader
  • incorporates the results of recent linguistic research in jargon-free language
  • emphasizes modern spoken Brazilian usage
  • describes current Brazilian pronunciation in detail
  • devotes a separate chapter to spelling problems
  • discusses trends of the modern spoken language

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300091557
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
03/28/2002
Series:
Yale Language Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
648
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

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