A New Reference Grammar of Modern Spanish / Edition 5
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A New Reference Grammar of Modern Spanish / Edition 5

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by John Butt, Mrs Carmen Benjamin
     
 

ISBN-10: 1444137697

ISBN-13: 9781444137699

Pub. Date: 05/27/2011

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

For many years A NEW REFERENCE GRAMMAR OF MODERN SPANISH has been trusted by students and teachers as the standard English-language reference grammar of Spanish.

Now updated to include the latest findings of the Royal Spanish Academy's official grammar book, 'La Nueva gramática de la lengua española', making A NEW REFERENCE GRAMMAR OF

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Overview

For many years A NEW REFERENCE GRAMMAR OF MODERN SPANISH has been trusted by students and teachers as the standard English-language reference grammar of Spanish.

Now updated to include the latest findings of the Royal Spanish Academy's official grammar book, 'La Nueva gramática de la lengua española', making A NEW REFERENCE GRAMMAR OF MODERN SPANISH FIFTH EDITION even more relevant to students and teachers of Spanish.

Key features of this fifth edition include:

  • a 'Guide to the Book', enabling you to make the most of this new edition
  • new vocabulary such as topical and technological terms, bringing you up-to-date with contemporary spoken Spanish
  • more Latin-American Spanish, ensuring world-wide coverage
  • aclearer guidance to recommended usage
    -advice on the Academy's latest spelling rules.
    Whether a student or a teacher of Spanish, you can be sure that this fifth edition of A NEW REFERENCE GRAMMAR OF MODERN SPANISH will provide you with a comprehensive, cohesive and clear guide to the forms and structures of Spanish as it is written and spoken today in Spain and Latin America.

  • Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9781444137699
    Publisher:
    Taylor & Francis
    Publication date:
    05/27/2011
    Series:
    Routledge Reference Grammars Series
    Edition description:
    Fifth Edition
    Pages:
    608
    Sales rank:
    495,607
    Product dimensions:
    6.80(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.20(d)

    Table of Contents

    Preface to the Fifth Edition vii

    Abbreviations and usage xi

    How to use this book xii

    1 Gender of nouns 1

    2 Plural of nouns 16

    3 Articles 27

    4 Adjectives 49

    5 Comparison of adjectives and ad verbs 71

    6 Demonstrative adjectives and pronouns 81

    7 Neuter article and neuter pronouns 87

    8 Possessive adjectives and pronouns 94

    9 Miscellaneous adjectives and pronouns 102

    10 Numerals 119

    11 Personal pronouns 130

    12 Le/les and lo/la/los/las 154

    13 Forms of Spanish verbs 166

    14 Use of indicative (non-continuous) verb forms 202

    15 Continuous forms of the verb 233

    16 The subjunctive 241

    17 The imperative 283

    18 The infinitive 292

    19 Participles 304

    20 The gerund 309

    21 Modal auxiliary verbs 320

    22 Personal a 328

    23 Negation 336

    24 Interrogation and exclamations 347

    25 Conditional sentences 354

    26 Pronominal verbs 361

    27 Verbs of becoming 386

    28 Passive and impersonal sentences 391

    29 Ser and estar 408

    30 Existential sentences 417

    31 Adverbs 421

    32 Expressions of time 440

    33 Conjunctions and discourse markers 453

    34 Prepositions 470

    35 Relative clauses and relative pronouns 502

    36 Nominalizers and cleft sentences 513

    37 Word order 520

    38 Diminutive, augmentative and pejorative suffixes 531

    39 Spelling, accent rules, punctuation and word division 538

    Glossary of grammatical terms 553

    Glossary of computing and telephone termmology 562

    Bibliography and sources 567

    Index of English words 569

    Index of Spanish words and grammatical points 572

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