Using Portuguese: A Guide to Contemporary Usage / Edition 1

Using Portuguese: A Guide to Contemporary Usage / Edition 1

by Ana Sofia Ganho, Timothy McGovern
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521796636

ISBN-13: 9780521796637

Pub. Date: 12/28/2010

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This guide to Portuguese usage covers the Brazilian and European varieties of Portuguese, and differentiates clearly between them. It pays special attention to those areas of vocabulary and grammar which cause most difficulty to English-speakers and also includes a special chapter for students familiar with Spanish, highlighting similarities and differences between…  See more details below

Overview

This guide to Portuguese usage covers the Brazilian and European varieties of Portuguese, and differentiates clearly between them. It pays special attention to those areas of vocabulary and grammar which cause most difficulty to English-speakers and also includes a special chapter for students familiar with Spanish, highlighting similarities and differences between the two languages. Consideration is given throughout to questions of style and register. The text is an essential reference for intermediate as well as more advanced students.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521796637
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/28/2010
Edition description:
Bilingual
Pages:
274
Product dimensions:
6.65(w) x 9.37(h) x 0.59(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. Written expression; 3. Vocabulary; 4. Nouns and adjectives; 5. Verbs; 6. Reported speech; 7. Pronouns and articles; 8. Adverbs; 9. Comparatives and superlatives; 10. Interrogatives (Questions); 11. Fields of meaning - vocabulary extension; 12. Portuguese for Spanish speakers; Portuguese index; English index.

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