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Practising Spanish grammar, Christopher Pountain, Teresa de Carlos, Angela Howkins

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Practising Spanish grammar
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Christopher Pountain, Teresa de Carlos, Angela Howkins
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Synopsis: This new, third edition of Practising Spanish Grammar offers a varied set of exercises which puts Spanish grammatical theory into practice. It can be used alone or with A New Reference Grammar of Modern Spanish. The new edition now features a glossary of grammatical terms, a variety of new and updated exercises, and up-to-date topical and technological vocabulary. The book also provides level indicators with all the exercises so you can select the ones that match your ability. The book also contains the answers to the exercises so you can use this book in class or alone at home
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  • Preface to the first edition -- Preface to the third edition -- Acknowledgments -- 1: Nouns: Gender: -- 1-1: General exercise (1) -- 1-2: General exercise (2) -- 1-3: Masculine and feminine pairs -- 1-4: Words with two genders (1) -- 1-5: Words with two genders (2) -- 1-6: Nouns ending in -ma -- 1-7: Nouns ending in -is -- 1-8: Words ending in -e -- 1-9: Gender of compound nouns: Number: -- 1-10: Plural formation -- 1-11: Agreement of the verb -- 1-12: Spanish plural for English singular, and vice versa -- 2: Articles: Form of the article: -- 2-1: El or la, un or una? -- Uses of the article: -- 2-2: Article with names of languages -- 2-3: Article with names of countries and towns -- 2-4: Article with days of the week -- 2-5: General exercise -- 2-6: Indefinite article after a verb -- 2-7: Unos -- Use and omission of the articles: -- 2-8: Use and omission of the definite article -- 2-9: Use and omission of the indefinite article -- 2-10: Use and omission of the definite and indefinite article (1) -- 2-11: Use and omission of the definite and indefinite article (2) -- 3: Adjectives: Agreement: -- 3-1: Basic agreement -- 3-2: More complex agreements -- 3-3: Colour adjectives -- Formation of adjectives: -- 3-4: Formation of the feminine -- 3-5: -fsimo forms -- 3-6: Adjectives pertaining to places -- 3-7: Adjectives formed from nouns (relational adjectives) -- 3-8: Translating 'un-' -- Adjective position: -- 3-9: Adjective position (1) -- 3-10: Adjective position (2) -- 3-11: Position of adjective with compound nouns -- 3-12: Adjective position: bueno, malo, grande, pequeno -- 3-13: Adjectives whose meaning varies according to position -- 4: Comparatives: Regular and irregular comparative forms: -- 4-1: Comparative forms of adjectives and adverbs -- 4-2: Mas grande/mayor, mas pequeno/menor -- Comparisons of inequality: -- 4-3: Mas/menos que or mas/menos de? -- Comparisons of quantity with clauses: -- 4-4: Distinguishing where there is comparison with a clause -- 4-5: Constructing comparisons of quantity with a clause -- Superlative of adjectives and adverbs: -- 4-6: Superlative of adjectives -- 4-7: Equivalence with English 'most' and '-est' -- Other comparative constructions: -- 4-8: More-the more-/the less-the less- -- 4-9: More and more-, less and less- -- Comparison of equality: -- 4-10: Tan and tanto -- Miscellaneous: -- 4-11: General exercise (1) -- 4-12: General exercise (2) --
  • 5: Demonstratives: Agreement: -- 5-1: Agreement -- Usage: -- 5-2: Equivalence with English -- 5-3: Demonstrative or article? -- 5-4: Project -- 6: Neuter: -- 6-1: Lo with adjectives or with adverbs -- 6-2: Translation of 'how' by lo -- 6-3: Translating l0 + adjective/adverb -- 6-4: Lo as a neuter pronoun -- 6-5: Lo, lo que, lo de -- 6-6: Neuter demonstrative pronouns (esto, eso, aquello) -- 6-7: General exercise (1) -- 6-8: General exercise (2) -- 7: Possessives: -- 7-1: Basic agreements -- 7-2: Use of the definite article in place of a possessive -- 7-3: Expression of the idea of possession -- 7-4: Definite article with the long possessive form -- 7-5: El de, etc -- 8: Numbers: -- 8-1: Numbers in full written (or spoken) form -- 8-2: Cardinal, ordinal and collective numbers -- 8-3: Translating ordinal numbers -- 8-4: Cien or ciento? -- 8-5: Fractions -- 8-6: Advanced number expressions -- 9: Pronouns: Subject pronouns: -- 9-1: Subject pronouns for emphasis and contrast -- Second person forms: -- 9-2: Voseo -- 9-3: Degrees of familiarity: tu and usted -- Pronouns after prepositions: -- 9-4: Pronouns after prepositions (1) -- 9-5: Pronouns after prepositions (2) -- 9-6: Pronouns after con -- 9-7: Reflexive pronouns with prepositions -- Object pronouns: -- 9-8: General exercise -- 9-9: Order of object pronouns -- 9-10: Position with the imperative -- 9-11: Position with the gerund and past participles -- 9-12: Position of the pronoun in double verb constructions -- 9-13: Object pronouns used to denote personal involvement and possession -- 9-14: Redundant or reduplicative object pronouns (1) -- 9-15: Redundant or reduplicative object pronouns (2) -- 9-16: General exercise (1) -- 9-17: Le/les and se for le/les when followed by lo/la/los/las -- 9-18: le/lo controversy -- 9-19: General exercise (2) -- 9-20: Use with certain verbs -- 10: Forms Of Verbs: -- 10-1: Regular verbs -- 10-2: Spelling changes in verbs -- 10-3: Radical-changing verbs -- 10-4: Verb-forms crossword (general exercise) -- 10-5: Irregular verbs: preterites -- 10-6: Irregular verbs: futures and conditionals -- 10-7: Irregular verbs: positive imperatives -- 10-8: Present subjunctive -- 10-9: Imperfect subjunctive -- 10-10: Voseo forms -- 10-11: Project (general) -- 11: Indicative Usage: -- 11-1: Present tense -- 11-2: Continuous and simple tenses (1) -- 11-3: Continuous and simple tenses (2) -- 11-4: Preterite and the imperfect (1) -- 11-5: Preterite and the imperfect (2) -- 11-6: Preterite and the imperfect (3) -- 11-7: Future tense -- 11-8: Suppositional future -- 11-9: Conditional: use of the conditional for future in the past -- 11-10: Conditional: use of the conditional in conditional contexts (1) -- 11-11: Conditional: use of the conditional in conditional contexts (2) -- 11-12: Conditional for supposition about the past -- 11-13: Compound tenses (1) -- 11-14: Compound tenses (2) -- 11-15: Past tenses (1) -- 11-16: Past tenses (2) -- 11-17: Past tenses (3) -- 11-18: Perfect tense in Latin America -- 11-19: -ra verb form --
  • 12: Imperative: Second person imperatives: -- 12-1: tu and vosotros imperatives (1) -- 12-2: tu and vosotros imperatives (2) -- 12-3: Imperatives with object pronouns -- 12-4: Negative imperatives with object pronouns -- 12-5: vos imperative -- 12-6: Latin American and Peninsular usage -- Imperatives in other persons: -- 12-7: First person imperatives -- 12-8: Third person imperatives -- 12-9: Infinitive used as an imperative -- 13: Subjunctive: Possibility and probability: -- 13-1: Expressions of possibility and probability -- Influence: -- 13-2: Verbs of influence -- 13-3: Noun + de que -- 13-4: Verbs with a double meaning: Emotional reactions and value judgements: -- 13-5: Expressions indicating emotional reaction and value judgment -- 13-6: Seria-que- -- 13-7: Subjunctive and infinitive -- Verbs of denying and negated verbs of stating, declaring, knowing, thinking and understanding: -- 13-8: General exercise -- 13-9: Indirect negative questions and negated imperatives -- Doubt, fear and hope: -- 13-10: General exercise -- 13-11: General exercises on statements, assumptions and value judgements -- 13-12: Fact that -- 13-13: Verbs with a double meaning -- Subjunctive after subordinates: -- 13-14: Purpose, cause, manner and result -- 13-15: Subjunctive and indicative with como -- 13-16: Como si -- 13-17: Time -- 13-18: Concession -- Condition and exception: -- 13-19: Subordinators other than si -- 13-20: Si clauses (1) -- 13-21: Si clauses (2) -- 13-22: Si clauses (3) -- 13-23: Si clauses (4) -- Relative clauses: -- 13-24: Subjunctive in relative clauses (1) -- 13-25: Subjunctive in relative clauses (2) -- 13-26: Translating 'however', 'whatever', 'whoever', 'whichever', etc -- 13-27: Subjunctive to express wishes -- 13-28: General exercise on the subjunctive (1) -- 13-29: General exercise on the subjunctive (2) -- 14: Reported Speech: -- 14-1: Sequence of tenses -- 14-2: Indirect questions -- 14-3: Indirect commands -- 15: Syntax Of Verbal Constructions: General: -- 15-1: Infinitive constructions with verbs -- 15-2: Infinitive and full clause -- Particular constructions: -- 15-3: Verbs of permitting and forbidding -- 15-4: Verbs of perception -- 15-5: Verbs with the gerund -- 15-6: Pronoun shifting -- 16: Non-Finite Forms Of The Verb: Infinitive: -- 16-1: Infinitive governed by a verb -- 16-2: Infinitive after prepositions -- 16-3: Choice between infinitive and que + finite verb -- 16-4: Infinitive as a noun -- 16-5: Adjective + de + infinitive -- Past participles: -- 16-6: Forms (1) -- 16-7: Forms (2) -- 16-8: Verbal and adjectival past participles -- 16-9: Participle clauses -- Forms in -nte -- 16-10: Forms -- 16-11: Use -- 16-12: Spanish -nte forms as the equivalent of English '-ing' forms -- Gerund: -- 16-13: Forms -- 16-14: Adverbial use of the gerund -- 16-15: Gerund as a substitute for a relative clause verb -- 16-16: Gerund after a finite verb -- Translating English '-ing' -- 16-17: Translating English '-ing' (1) -- 16-18: Translating English '-ing' (2) -- 17: Modal Auxiliaries: Poder And Saber: -- 17-1: Expression of ability -- 17-2: Pudo, no pudo / podia, no podia? -- 17-3: Imperfect of poder used for reproaching -- 17-4: Poder used in speculations and suggestions -- Deber, deber de and tener que: -- 17-5: Expression of obligation -- Haber que: -- 17-6: Haber que and tener que -- Querer: -- 17-7: To want to -- Soler: -- 17-8: Usually --
  • 18: Negative Constructions: General: -- 18-1: Syntax of negative sentences -- 18-2: General exercise -- 18-3: Translating English 'no' -- Individual negative elements: -- 18-4: Ninguno, nada and nadie -- 18-5: Redundant no -- 18-6: Nomas -- 19: Interrogation And Exclamations -- 19-1: General exercise -- 19-2: Que and que -- 19-3: Cual and que -- 19-4: Que- mas/tan-! -- 19-5: Translating 'how' -- 20: Pronominal Verbs: Literal reflexive -- 20-1: Making reciprocal meaning clear -- 20-2: Translation of '-self' -- 20-3: Errors in the use of the reflexive -- Spanish pronominal verb corresponding to an English intransitive verb: -- 20-4: Pronominal and non-pronominal forms of the same verb -- Nuances of pronominal verbs: -- 20-5: Optional and obligatory reflexive pronouns -- 20-6: Rendering pronominal nuances in English -- 20-7: Quedar and quedarse -- Passive and impersonal uses of the third person reflexive -- 20-8: Expression of an indefinite subject -- 20-9: Definite or indefinite subject? -- Miscellaneous: -- 20-10: Use of se -- 21: Expression Of 'Becoming' -- 21-1: Verbs expressing the notion of 'becoming' -- 21-2: Special verbs meaning 'becoming' -- 21-3: Translation of English 'become' -- 22: Passive: General: -- 22-1: Passive with ser -- 22-2: Translation of the passive and impersonal se -- 22-3: Translation of the English passive -- 22-4: Passive in formal registers -- Choice of auxiliary: -- 22-5: Ser/estar + past participle -- Constructions with se: -- 22-6: Project -- 22-7: Other impersonal constructions -- 22-8: Passive meaning of the infinitive -- 23: Ser, Estar And Haber: Basic Uses: -- 23-1: Ser and estar: general exercise -- 23-2: Haber and estar in contrast -- 23-3: Direct object pronouns with haber, ser and estar -- 23-4: Sentences involving both ser and estar -- More advanced uses of ser and estar: -- 23-5: General exercise (1) -- 23-6: General exercise (2) -- 23-7: General exercise (3) -- Ser and estar in specific contexts: -- 23-8: Ser de and estar de -- 23-9: Ser and estar with adverbs like bien, major, mal -- 23-10: Ser and estar with expressions of location -- 23-11: Ser and estar with adjectives (1) -- 23-12: Ser and estar with adjectives (2): change of condition -- 24: Adverbs: General: -- 24-1: Formation of adverbs in -mente from adjectives -- 24-2: Combining adverbs in -mente -- 24-3: Avoiding adverbs in -mente -- Discrimination of adverbs: -- 24-4: Aqui, ahi, alli, aca, alla -- 24-5: Aun and aun -- 24-6: Bajo, abajo and debajo de -- 24-7: Luego and entonces -- 24-8: Tras, detras, detras de, atras -- Ya: -- 24-9: Ya -- Adverbial phrases: -- 24-10: Adverbial phrases of manner -- 25: Expression Of Time -- 25-1: Time phrases expressing duration (1) -- 25-2: Time phrases expressing duration (2) -- 25-3: Since expressions -- 25-4: Desde, desde que and desde hace -- 25-5: General exercise (1) -- 25-6: General exercise (2) -- 25-7: En or dentro de? -- 25-8: Verbal constructions expressing notions of time -- 26: Conjunctons: Pero, sino, si no: -- 26-1: General -- 26-2: Sino and sino que -- Y (e), o (u), ni: -- 26-3: General -- Que: -- 26-4: Que, que, or de que? -- 26-5: Dequeismo -- Conjunctions of cause and consequence: -- 26-6: Por que, porque or porque? -- 26-7: Como, porque, asi que -- 26-8: Conjunctions of consequence and result -- Concession: -- 26-9: Aunque, a pesar de que, por-que -- Condition and exception: -- 26-10: Substitutes for si -- Purpose and aim: -- 26-11: Para que -- Conjunctions of time: -- 26-12: General -- 27: Prepositions: Personal a: -- 27-1: Before nouns denoting human beings or animals -- 27-2: General: basic usage -- 27-3: Personal a before pronouns -- 27-4: Before relative pronouns -- A and en: -- 27-5: Miscellaneous uses -- 27-6: Idiomatic expressions with a and en -- De and desde: -- 27-7: Discriminating de and desde -- Por and para -- 27-8: Discrimination of por and para: general -- 27-9: Place and time -- 27-10: Idiomatic expressions with por and para -- 27-11: Verbs followed by por or para -- 27-12: General -- Other prepositions: -- 27-13: Ante and delante de -- 27-14: Bajo and debajo de -- 27-15: Tras --
  • 28: Relative Pronouns: -- 28-1: Relative pronouns in Spanish and English -- 28-2: Relative pronouns -- 28-3: Relative clauses -- 28-4: Use after a preposition -- 28-5: Discrimination of lo que/cual, el que/caual, etc -- 28-6: Cuyo -- 28-7: Donde, adonde, como and cuando as relatives -- 29: Nominalizers And Cleft Sentences: Nominalizers: -- 29-1: Use of el de, el que, etc -- 29-2: Use of lo de, etc -- Cleft sentences: -- 29-3: Cleft sentence construction -- 29-4: Lo que or el que, etc -- 29-5: That's why -- 29-6: Verb form agreement -- 30: Word Order -- 30-1: Word order in sentences containing relative clauses -- 30-2: Word order in questions -- 30-3: Word order in exclamations -- 30-4: Word order with adverbs (1) -- 30-5: Word order with adverbs (2) -- Miscellaneous: -- 30-6: Word order in relative clauses -- 30-7: Set phrases -- 31: Affective Suffixes: Diminutive Suffixes: -- 31-1: Forms -- 31-2: Real and apparent diminutives -- Augmentative suffixes: -- 31-3: Forms -- 31-4: -azo -- 31-5: Some recent augmentative forms -- 31-6: Real and apparent augmentatives -- 31-7: -azo and -udo -- 31-8: General exercise -- 32: Spelling And Punctuation: -- 32-1: Accents -- 32-2: Differences between words based on the written accent -- 32-3: Use of upper and lower case letters -- 32-4: Punctuation of direct speech -- 32-5: Question and exclamation marks -- 33: General Exercises: -- 33-1: Cloze test (1) -- 33-2: Cloze test (2) -- 33-3: Spot the mistakes -- Glossary of grammatical terms -- Key to the exercises
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24 cm.
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3rd ed.
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xiv, 231 p.
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9781444137705
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2011456599
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Practising Spanish grammar, Christopher Pountain, Teresa de Carlos, Angela Howkins
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Contents
  • Preface to the first edition -- Preface to the third edition -- Acknowledgments -- 1: Nouns: Gender: -- 1-1: General exercise (1) -- 1-2: General exercise (2) -- 1-3: Masculine and feminine pairs -- 1-4: Words with two genders (1) -- 1-5: Words with two genders (2) -- 1-6: Nouns ending in -ma -- 1-7: Nouns ending in -is -- 1-8: Words ending in -e -- 1-9: Gender of compound nouns: Number: -- 1-10: Plural formation -- 1-11: Agreement of the verb -- 1-12: Spanish plural for English singular, and vice versa -- 2: Articles: Form of the article: -- 2-1: El or la, un or una? -- Uses of the article: -- 2-2: Article with names of languages -- 2-3: Article with names of countries and towns -- 2-4: Article with days of the week -- 2-5: General exercise -- 2-6: Indefinite article after a verb -- 2-7: Unos -- Use and omission of the articles: -- 2-8: Use and omission of the definite article -- 2-9: Use and omission of the indefinite article -- 2-10: Use and omission of the definite and indefinite article (1) -- 2-11: Use and omission of the definite and indefinite article (2) -- 3: Adjectives: Agreement: -- 3-1: Basic agreement -- 3-2: More complex agreements -- 3-3: Colour adjectives -- Formation of adjectives: -- 3-4: Formation of the feminine -- 3-5: -fsimo forms -- 3-6: Adjectives pertaining to places -- 3-7: Adjectives formed from nouns (relational adjectives) -- 3-8: Translating 'un-' -- Adjective position: -- 3-9: Adjective position (1) -- 3-10: Adjective position (2) -- 3-11: Position of adjective with compound nouns -- 3-12: Adjective position: bueno, malo, grande, pequeno -- 3-13: Adjectives whose meaning varies according to position -- 4: Comparatives: Regular and irregular comparative forms: -- 4-1: Comparative forms of adjectives and adverbs -- 4-2: Mas grande/mayor, mas pequeno/menor -- Comparisons of inequality: -- 4-3: Mas/menos que or mas/menos de? -- Comparisons of quantity with clauses: -- 4-4: Distinguishing where there is comparison with a clause -- 4-5: Constructing comparisons of quantity with a clause -- Superlative of adjectives and adverbs: -- 4-6: Superlative of adjectives -- 4-7: Equivalence with English 'most' and '-est' -- Other comparative constructions: -- 4-8: More-the more-/the less-the less- -- 4-9: More and more-, less and less- -- Comparison of equality: -- 4-10: Tan and tanto -- Miscellaneous: -- 4-11: General exercise (1) -- 4-12: General exercise (2) --
  • 5: Demonstratives: Agreement: -- 5-1: Agreement -- Usage: -- 5-2: Equivalence with English -- 5-3: Demonstrative or article? -- 5-4: Project -- 6: Neuter: -- 6-1: Lo with adjectives or with adverbs -- 6-2: Translation of 'how' by lo -- 6-3: Translating l0 + adjective/adverb -- 6-4: Lo as a neuter pronoun -- 6-5: Lo, lo que, lo de -- 6-6: Neuter demonstrative pronouns (esto, eso, aquello) -- 6-7: General exercise (1) -- 6-8: General exercise (2) -- 7: Possessives: -- 7-1: Basic agreements -- 7-2: Use of the definite article in place of a possessive -- 7-3: Expression of the idea of possession -- 7-4: Definite article with the long possessive form -- 7-5: El de, etc -- 8: Numbers: -- 8-1: Numbers in full written (or spoken) form -- 8-2: Cardinal, ordinal and collective numbers -- 8-3: Translating ordinal numbers -- 8-4: Cien or ciento? -- 8-5: Fractions -- 8-6: Advanced number expressions -- 9: Pronouns: Subject pronouns: -- 9-1: Subject pronouns for emphasis and contrast -- Second person forms: -- 9-2: Voseo -- 9-3: Degrees of familiarity: tu and usted -- Pronouns after prepositions: -- 9-4: Pronouns after prepositions (1) -- 9-5: Pronouns after prepositions (2) -- 9-6: Pronouns after con -- 9-7: Reflexive pronouns with prepositions -- Object pronouns: -- 9-8: General exercise -- 9-9: Order of object pronouns -- 9-10: Position with the imperative -- 9-11: Position with the gerund and past participles -- 9-12: Position of the pronoun in double verb constructions -- 9-13: Object pronouns used to denote personal involvement and possession -- 9-14: Redundant or reduplicative object pronouns (1) -- 9-15: Redundant or reduplicative object pronouns (2) -- 9-16: General exercise (1) -- 9-17: Le/les and se for le/les when followed by lo/la/los/las -- 9-18: le/lo controversy -- 9-19: General exercise (2) -- 9-20: Use with certain verbs -- 10: Forms Of Verbs: -- 10-1: Regular verbs -- 10-2: Spelling changes in verbs -- 10-3: Radical-changing verbs -- 10-4: Verb-forms crossword (general exercise) -- 10-5: Irregular verbs: preterites -- 10-6: Irregular verbs: futures and conditionals -- 10-7: Irregular verbs: positive imperatives -- 10-8: Present subjunctive -- 10-9: Imperfect subjunctive -- 10-10: Voseo forms -- 10-11: Project (general) -- 11: Indicative Usage: -- 11-1: Present tense -- 11-2: Continuous and simple tenses (1) -- 11-3: Continuous and simple tenses (2) -- 11-4: Preterite and the imperfect (1) -- 11-5: Preterite and the imperfect (2) -- 11-6: Preterite and the imperfect (3) -- 11-7: Future tense -- 11-8: Suppositional future -- 11-9: Conditional: use of the conditional for future in the past -- 11-10: Conditional: use of the conditional in conditional contexts (1) -- 11-11: Conditional: use of the conditional in conditional contexts (2) -- 11-12: Conditional for supposition about the past -- 11-13: Compound tenses (1) -- 11-14: Compound tenses (2) -- 11-15: Past tenses (1) -- 11-16: Past tenses (2) -- 11-17: Past tenses (3) -- 11-18: Perfect tense in Latin America -- 11-19: -ra verb form --
  • 12: Imperative: Second person imperatives: -- 12-1: tu and vosotros imperatives (1) -- 12-2: tu and vosotros imperatives (2) -- 12-3: Imperatives with object pronouns -- 12-4: Negative imperatives with object pronouns -- 12-5: vos imperative -- 12-6: Latin American and Peninsular usage -- Imperatives in other persons: -- 12-7: First person imperatives -- 12-8: Third person imperatives -- 12-9: Infinitive used as an imperative -- 13: Subjunctive: Possibility and probability: -- 13-1: Expressions of possibility and probability -- Influence: -- 13-2: Verbs of influence -- 13-3: Noun + de que -- 13-4: Verbs with a double meaning: Emotional reactions and value judgements: -- 13-5: Expressions indicating emotional reaction and value judgment -- 13-6: Seria-que- -- 13-7: Subjunctive and infinitive -- Verbs of denying and negated verbs of stating, declaring, knowing, thinking and understanding: -- 13-8: General exercise -- 13-9: Indirect negative questions and negated imperatives -- Doubt, fear and hope: -- 13-10: General exercise -- 13-11: General exercises on statements, assumptions and value judgements -- 13-12: Fact that -- 13-13: Verbs with a double meaning -- Subjunctive after subordinates: -- 13-14: Purpose, cause, manner and result -- 13-15: Subjunctive and indicative with como -- 13-16: Como si -- 13-17: Time -- 13-18: Concession -- Condition and exception: -- 13-19: Subordinators other than si -- 13-20: Si clauses (1) -- 13-21: Si clauses (2) -- 13-22: Si clauses (3) -- 13-23: Si clauses (4) -- Relative clauses: -- 13-24: Subjunctive in relative clauses (1) -- 13-25: Subjunctive in relative clauses (2) -- 13-26: Translating 'however', 'whatever', 'whoever', 'whichever', etc -- 13-27: Subjunctive to express wishes -- 13-28: General exercise on the subjunctive (1) -- 13-29: General exercise on the subjunctive (2) -- 14: Reported Speech: -- 14-1: Sequence of tenses -- 14-2: Indirect questions -- 14-3: Indirect commands -- 15: Syntax Of Verbal Constructions: General: -- 15-1: Infinitive constructions with verbs -- 15-2: Infinitive and full clause -- Particular constructions: -- 15-3: Verbs of permitting and forbidding -- 15-4: Verbs of perception -- 15-5: Verbs with the gerund -- 15-6: Pronoun shifting -- 16: Non-Finite Forms Of The Verb: Infinitive: -- 16-1: Infinitive governed by a verb -- 16-2: Infinitive after prepositions -- 16-3: Choice between infinitive and que + finite verb -- 16-4: Infinitive as a noun -- 16-5: Adjective + de + infinitive -- Past participles: -- 16-6: Forms (1) -- 16-7: Forms (2) -- 16-8: Verbal and adjectival past participles -- 16-9: Participle clauses -- Forms in -nte -- 16-10: Forms -- 16-11: Use -- 16-12: Spanish -nte forms as the equivalent of English '-ing' forms -- Gerund: -- 16-13: Forms -- 16-14: Adverbial use of the gerund -- 16-15: Gerund as a substitute for a relative clause verb -- 16-16: Gerund after a finite verb -- Translating English '-ing' -- 16-17: Translating English '-ing' (1) -- 16-18: Translating English '-ing' (2) -- 17: Modal Auxiliaries: Poder And Saber: -- 17-1: Expression of ability -- 17-2: Pudo, no pudo / podia, no podia? -- 17-3: Imperfect of poder used for reproaching -- 17-4: Poder used in speculations and suggestions -- Deber, deber de and tener que: -- 17-5: Expression of obligation -- Haber que: -- 17-6: Haber que and tener que -- Querer: -- 17-7: To want to -- Soler: -- 17-8: Usually --
  • 18: Negative Constructions: General: -- 18-1: Syntax of negative sentences -- 18-2: General exercise -- 18-3: Translating English 'no' -- Individual negative elements: -- 18-4: Ninguno, nada and nadie -- 18-5: Redundant no -- 18-6: Nomas -- 19: Interrogation And Exclamations -- 19-1: General exercise -- 19-2: Que and que -- 19-3: Cual and que -- 19-4: Que- mas/tan-! -- 19-5: Translating 'how' -- 20: Pronominal Verbs: Literal reflexive -- 20-1: Making reciprocal meaning clear -- 20-2: Translation of '-self' -- 20-3: Errors in the use of the reflexive -- Spanish pronominal verb corresponding to an English intransitive verb: -- 20-4: Pronominal and non-pronominal forms of the same verb -- Nuances of pronominal verbs: -- 20-5: Optional and obligatory reflexive pronouns -- 20-6: Rendering pronominal nuances in English -- 20-7: Quedar and quedarse -- Passive and impersonal uses of the third person reflexive -- 20-8: Expression of an indefinite subject -- 20-9: Definite or indefinite subject? -- Miscellaneous: -- 20-10: Use of se -- 21: Expression Of 'Becoming' -- 21-1: Verbs expressing the notion of 'becoming' -- 21-2: Special verbs meaning 'becoming' -- 21-3: Translation of English 'become' -- 22: Passive: General: -- 22-1: Passive with ser -- 22-2: Translation of the passive and impersonal se -- 22-3: Translation of the English passive -- 22-4: Passive in formal registers -- Choice of auxiliary: -- 22-5: Ser/estar + past participle -- Constructions with se: -- 22-6: Project -- 22-7: Other impersonal constructions -- 22-8: Passive meaning of the infinitive -- 23: Ser, Estar And Haber: Basic Uses: -- 23-1: Ser and estar: general exercise -- 23-2: Haber and estar in contrast -- 23-3: Direct object pronouns with haber, ser and estar -- 23-4: Sentences involving both ser and estar -- More advanced uses of ser and estar: -- 23-5: General exercise (1) -- 23-6: General exercise (2) -- 23-7: General exercise (3) -- Ser and estar in specific contexts: -- 23-8: Ser de and estar de -- 23-9: Ser and estar with adverbs like bien, major, mal -- 23-10: Ser and estar with expressions of location -- 23-11: Ser and estar with adjectives (1) -- 23-12: Ser and estar with adjectives (2): change of condition -- 24: Adverbs: General: -- 24-1: Formation of adverbs in -mente from adjectives -- 24-2: Combining adverbs in -mente -- 24-3: Avoiding adverbs in -mente -- Discrimination of adverbs: -- 24-4: Aqui, ahi, alli, aca, alla -- 24-5: Aun and aun -- 24-6: Bajo, abajo and debajo de -- 24-7: Luego and entonces -- 24-8: Tras, detras, detras de, atras -- Ya: -- 24-9: Ya -- Adverbial phrases: -- 24-10: Adverbial phrases of manner -- 25: Expression Of Time -- 25-1: Time phrases expressing duration (1) -- 25-2: Time phrases expressing duration (2) -- 25-3: Since expressions -- 25-4: Desde, desde que and desde hace -- 25-5: General exercise (1) -- 25-6: General exercise (2) -- 25-7: En or dentro de? -- 25-8: Verbal constructions expressing notions of time -- 26: Conjunctons: Pero, sino, si no: -- 26-1: General -- 26-2: Sino and sino que -- Y (e), o (u), ni: -- 26-3: General -- Que: -- 26-4: Que, que, or de que? -- 26-5: Dequeismo -- Conjunctions of cause and consequence: -- 26-6: Por que, porque or porque? -- 26-7: Como, porque, asi que -- 26-8: Conjunctions of consequence and result -- Concession: -- 26-9: Aunque, a pesar de que, por-que -- Condition and exception: -- 26-10: Substitutes for si -- Purpose and aim: -- 26-11: Para que -- Conjunctions of time: -- 26-12: General -- 27: Prepositions: Personal a: -- 27-1: Before nouns denoting human beings or animals -- 27-2: General: basic usage -- 27-3: Personal a before pronouns -- 27-4: Before relative pronouns -- A and en: -- 27-5: Miscellaneous uses -- 27-6: Idiomatic expressions with a and en -- De and desde: -- 27-7: Discriminating de and desde -- Por and para -- 27-8: Discrimination of por and para: general -- 27-9: Place and time -- 27-10: Idiomatic expressions with por and para -- 27-11: Verbs followed by por or para -- 27-12: General -- Other prepositions: -- 27-13: Ante and delante de -- 27-14: Bajo and debajo de -- 27-15: Tras --
  • 28: Relative Pronouns: -- 28-1: Relative pronouns in Spanish and English -- 28-2: Relative pronouns -- 28-3: Relative clauses -- 28-4: Use after a preposition -- 28-5: Discrimination of lo que/cual, el que/caual, etc -- 28-6: Cuyo -- 28-7: Donde, adonde, como and cuando as relatives -- 29: Nominalizers And Cleft Sentences: Nominalizers: -- 29-1: Use of el de, el que, etc -- 29-2: Use of lo de, etc -- Cleft sentences: -- 29-3: Cleft sentence construction -- 29-4: Lo que or el que, etc -- 29-5: That's why -- 29-6: Verb form agreement -- 30: Word Order -- 30-1: Word order in sentences containing relative clauses -- 30-2: Word order in questions -- 30-3: Word order in exclamations -- 30-4: Word order with adverbs (1) -- 30-5: Word order with adverbs (2) -- Miscellaneous: -- 30-6: Word order in relative clauses -- 30-7: Set phrases -- 31: Affective Suffixes: Diminutive Suffixes: -- 31-1: Forms -- 31-2: Real and apparent diminutives -- Augmentative suffixes: -- 31-3: Forms -- 31-4: -azo -- 31-5: Some recent augmentative forms -- 31-6: Real and apparent augmentatives -- 31-7: -azo and -udo -- 31-8: General exercise -- 32: Spelling And Punctuation: -- 32-1: Accents -- 32-2: Differences between words based on the written accent -- 32-3: Use of upper and lower case letters -- 32-4: Punctuation of direct speech -- 32-5: Question and exclamation marks -- 33: General Exercises: -- 33-1: Cloze test (1) -- 33-2: Cloze test (2) -- 33-3: Spot the mistakes -- Glossary of grammatical terms -- Key to the exercises
Control code
ocn681503808
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24 cm.
Edition
3rd ed.
Extent
xiv, 231 p.
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9781444137705
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2011456599

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