The Ultimate Spanish Review and Practice: Mastering Spanish Grammar for Confident Communication / Edition 1

The Ultimate Spanish Review and Practice: Mastering Spanish Grammar for Confident Communication / Edition 1

by Ronni Gordon, David Stillman, David M. Stillman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0658000756

ISBN-13: 9780658000751

Pub. Date: 09/01/1999

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

A good grasp of grammar enables the foreign-language learner to build skill and confidence in communication. Here's the "ultimate," painless way for intermediate and advanced learners to brush up on the rules. Each grammatical concept is explained and then illustrated with lively sentence examples; extensive exercises offer practice at applying this knowledge in

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A good grasp of grammar enables the foreign-language learner to build skill and confidence in communication. Here's the "ultimate," painless way for intermediate and advanced learners to brush up on the rules. Each grammatical concept is explained and then illustrated with lively sentence examples; extensive exercises offer practice at applying this knowledge in everyday conversation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780658000751
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
09/01/1999
Series:
UItimate Review & Reference Series
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

Part One: Verbs - Forms and Uses
1. The present tense
2. Ser & estar
3. Stem-changing verbs & verbs with spelling changes
4. The preterit tense
5. The imperfect tense
6. The future & conditional tenses
7. Reflective verbs
8. Passive constructions
9. The perfect tenses
10. The gerund & the progressive tenses
11. The subjunctive in noun clauses: present & present perfect subjective
12. The imperfect subjective & past perfect subjective conditional sentences
13. The subjective adverb & adjective clauses
14. Commands
15. The infinitive

Part Two: Nouns and Their Modifiers; Pronouns
16. Nouns & articles
17. Adjectives
18. Demonstratives & possessives
19. Personal pronouns: subject, object, prepositional
20. Relative pronouns

Part Three: Other Elements of the Sentence
21. Adverbs
22. Prepositions
23. Interrogative words & question formation
24. Negative & indefinite words
25. Numbers; dates; time

Part Four: Idiomatic Usage
26. Idioms, expressions, & proverbs
27. Word formation & diminutives
28. ¡Ojo! Common errors & pitfalls

Verb Charts Answers Index

Ronni Gordon, Ph.D., is an education consultant specializing in curriculum development in foreign languages, literature, and history. David Stillman, Ph.D., teaches Spanish, French, Italian, and Hebrew at The College of New Jersey.

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