Using Spanish Synonyms

Using Spanish Synonyms

by R. E. Batchelor, R.E. Batchelor
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521441609

ISBN-13: 9780521441605

Pub. Date: 10/28/1994

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

"Written for those with a basic competence in Spanish, this comprehensive synonyms guide is designed to help the learner find the right word for the right context - thus improving their vocabulary and enabling them to communicate more precisely and fluently. It contains around 900 lists if synonyms, each one classified according to its level of formality. Every…  See more details below

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"Written for those with a basic competence in Spanish, this comprehensive synonyms guide is designed to help the learner find the right word for the right context - thus improving their vocabulary and enabling them to communicate more precisely and fluently. It contains around 900 lists if synonyms, each one classified according to its level of formality. Every synonym is illustrated with authentic examples, and the subtle shades of difference between them are clearly explained. The book contains four clear indexes: Spanish-Spanish, Argentinian-Spanish, Mexican-Spanish and English-Spanish, enabling the reader to locate any word instantly." "This second edition has been thoroughly revised and updated, and includes new material on Argentinian and Mexican varieties, including a useful comparison of Mexican and Iberian Spanish. It will continue to be an essential reference for college and undergraduate students, their teachers, and other language professionals seeking a guide to Spanish synonyms and their usage." This edition was produced specifically for English-speaking students of Spanish. It presents synonyms in an easily accessible form not available in traditional dictionaries. It also looks at synonyms from a wide variety of registers: formal and informal, vulgar, literary and practical. Readers will find this guide designed to be maximally user-friendly and easy to navigate.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521441605
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/28/1994
Pages:
721
Product dimensions:
6.65(w) x 9.37(h) x 1.97(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. Spanish synonyms; 3. Index of Spanish items with frame titles; 4. Index of Argentinean items with frame titles; 5. Index of Mexican items with frame titles; 6. Index of English items with frame titles.

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