Oxford Minireference Spanish Grammar

Oxford Minireference Spanish Grammar

by John Butt
     
 


Using extensive examples from modern spoken and written Spanish, this outstanding reference is the most accurate and up-to-date basic grammar dictionary of its kind. This handy guide is based on international Spanish, avoiding the problem of standardization which uniquely affects the Spanish language--a language spoken in twenty different countries. Attractive and…  See more details below

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Using extensive examples from modern spoken and written Spanish, this outstanding reference is the most accurate and up-to-date basic grammar dictionary of its kind. This handy guide is based on international Spanish, avoiding the problem of standardization which uniquely affects the Spanish language--a language spoken in twenty different countries. Attractive and easy-to-use, this dictionary contains explanations of current usage (including coverage of Latin American Spanish) with hundreds of helpful examples taken from everyday speech, newspapers, and magazines. Short, simple, and easy to follow, Oxford Minireference Spanish Grammar also includes sections on translation problems and pronunciation traps, in-depth verb tables and a list of irregular verbs, a complete glossary of grammatical terms, special sections on prepositions and their use, and an easy-to-use index for swift reference. From the student to the business person to travelers brushing up on their Spanish for a coming trip abroad, this is an essential reference for anyone hoping to perfect their language skills.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198645214
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
10/31/1996
Series:
Minireference Ser.
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
3.06(w) x 4.63(h) x 0.73(d)

Meet the Author

About the Editor:
John Butt is Reader in Hispanic Studies at King's College, London. He is the editor of the Oxford Minireference Spanish Verbs and co-author of A New Reference Grammar of Modern Spanish.

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