A Student Grammar of Spanish, first published in 2006, is a concise introduction to Spanish grammar, designed for English-speaking undergraduates. Assuming no prior knowledge of grammatical terminology, it explains each aspect of Spanish grammar in clear and simple terms, provides a wealth of glossed examples to illustrate them, and helps students to put their learning into practice through a range of fun and engaging exercises. Clearly organized into thirty units, each covering a different aspect of the grammar, the book functions both as an essential reference guide and a comprehensive workbook. Individual topics can be looked up via a user-friendly cross-referencing system, and concise definitions are provided in a useful glossary of grammatical terms. The exercises, which include paired and group activities, are suitable for both classroom use and self-study. Each unit is split into two levels, basic and intermediate, making this grammar the perfect accompaniment to any first or second year undergraduate course.
A Reference Grammar of Spanish is a comprehensive handbook on the structure of the Spanish language. Keeping technical terminology to a minimum, it provides a detailed yet clear point of reference on all the intricacies of Spanish grammar, covering word order, parts of speech, verb use, syntax, gender, number, alphabet, and pronunciation. Accompanied by a wealth of carefully chosen examples, it looks at Spanish in Iberia, the USA, Mexico, and Argentina, and demonstrates the differences between these varieties. It is designed specifically with English-speaking learners in mind, and contains useful tools such as a glossary of terms, an index, and a detailed examination of different registers of the language. Clearly structured and systematically organised, this volume is set to become the standard guide to the grammar of contemporary Spanish, and will be an invaluable resource for teachers and students, as well as a practical supplement to textbooks and classroom study.
For many years A NEW REFERENCE GRAMMAR OF MODERN SPANISH has been trusted by students and teachers as the standard English-language reference grammar of Spanish. Now updated to include the latest findings of the Royal Spanish Academy's official grammar book, 'La Nueva gramática de la lengua española', making A NEW REFERENCE GRAMMAR OF MODERN SPANISH FIFTH EDITION even more relevant to students and teachers of Spanish. Key features of this fifth edition include: a 'Guide to the Book', enabling you to make the most of this new edition new vocabulary such as topical and technological terms, bringing you up-to-date with contemporary spoken Spanish more Latin-American Spanish, ensuring world-wide coverage aclearer guidance to recommended usage -advice on the Academy's latest spelling rules. Whether a student or a teacher of Spanish, you can be sure that this fifth edition of A NEW REFERENCE GRAMMAR OF MODERN SPANISH will provide you with a comprehensive, cohesive and clear guide to the forms and structures of Spanish as it is written and spoken today in Spain and Latin America.
Midianpress learn to speak Spanish takes the student from beginner and teaches them fast and effectively. All lessons are explained in simple plain English so as not to confuse the student with complex English grammar. This Spanish work book teaches Spanish as used in Spain. (Midianpress also publishes a Latin American dialect work book) Topics start with the basic grammar then continue on to include: Introductions Professions Checking into hotels Ordering food Shopping Who, what, where, how, when Directions To like, love Descriptions Directions Whether To be Comparisons To know Over 80 practical exercises. Grammar is explained in detailed sections covering most topics that vary from English, including Conjugation of verbs The present tense The past tenses Future tense
Thanks to its flexibility, simplicity, and range, MANUAL DE GRAMÁTICA is the most accessible grammar reference for intermediate and advanced Spanish students. It combines clear, easy-to-use charts with detailed grammar presentations in English and offers valuable conceptual distinctions between Spanish and English. Beginning with sentence structure, the text follows a logical progression of topics from parts of speech to verb tenses to the finer points of lexical variation. Facilitating independent study, the online answer key provides students an opportunity to self-correct in practice. The text covers all major grammatical rules of Spanish and offers real-world applications of all grammar points, making it an invaluable reference tool for intermediate and advanced literature and language courses. The Fifth Edition includes enhanced visual clarity and consistency through an updated table format; new and refreshed exercises; and a new chapter on orthography. The authors have also incorporated the revised rules and recommendations published in the new Ortografia de la lengua espanola by the Real Academia Espanola and the Asociacion de Academias de la Lengua Espanola. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
PROGRESS FROM VOCABULARY TO PROFICIENCY Vocabulary words let you communicate basic ideas, but proper grammar enables you to communicate concepts, feelings, and subtle nuances much more effectively. Now mastering Spanish grammar is easier than ever. Whether you're a student, a business professional who wants to sound more professional, or a future tourist who doesn't want to sound like one, Webster's New World Spanish Grammar Handbook is an indispensable reference. It helps you hone your Spanish writing skills and sharpen your verbal expression with features such as: * Fifteen parts covering all the essential elements of Spanish grammar * A section on everyday necessities-commonly used words and expressions * Clear explanations of the rules with examples * Comprehensive verb charts illustrating the conjugations * Thematic vocabulary charts for common, everyday topics * A glossary that defines all the grammatical terms Organized so you can proceed at your own pace and review as needed, Webster's New World Spanish Grammar Handbook helps you progress from vocabulary to proficiency so you can communicate confidently in both social and business situations.
A Student Grammar of German is an invaluable reference guide for undergraduates and other intermediate and advanced students. Written with the needs of the learner very much in mind, it sets out the grammar of the language in a clear and jargon-free way. Each chapter starts with an overview of the main grammatical terminology and concepts; these terms are also cross-referenced in the glossary at the end of the book. To provide a visual guide through each chapter, the main points in each section are highlighted, and tables summarise important patterns. 'Tip' boxes, which help the student to master particular points, are scattered through the text. Every point has numerous illustrative examples, each with its translation, carefully chosen from a wide range of printed and electronic media - books, newspapers, magazines, film and chat-rooms - to reflect contemporary usage across a range of registers.
Ana C. Jarvis,Raquel Lebredo,Francisco Mena-Ayllón
Author: Ana C. Jarvis,Raquel Lebredo,Francisco Mena-Ayllón
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
Category: Spanish language
This highly successful program offers a flexible, concise introduction to grammar and communication for students and professionals seeking a working knowledge of the Spanish language. Designed for one- or two-semester courses in Introductory Spanish, Basic Spanish Grammar offers a wealth of features and components that also make it ideal for college extension courses, adult and continuing education courses, and Spanish courses for professionals or special purposes. In six correlated manuals, students apply the structures presented in Basic Spanish Grammar to practical contexts and develop vocabulary for specific purposes.
This revised edition of Bilingual Grammar of English-Spanish Syntax is a valuable comparative analysis of the inter-lingual differences between English and Spanish. All thirty-six sections of the book have been revised in order to cover a broad scope of dialects with as much clarity as possible. The exercises, many of which are framed bilingually, facilitate the development of the student's skills, through translation from one language into the other, or through restating grammatical constructions in one language. Bilingual Grammar of English-Spanish Syntax is an important tool for anyone teaching or working with Spanish and English.
A Student Grammar of French is a concise introduction to French grammar, designed specifically for English-speaking undergraduates. Keeping technical detail to a minimum, it explains the fundamentals of the grammar in accessible and simple terms, and helps students to put their learning into practice through a range of fun and engaging exercises. All the essential topics are covered, with chapters on verbs, nouns, adjectives, pronouns, determiners, prepositions, adverbs, negation, numerals, sentences, and clauses. Every grammatical point is illustrated with a range of authentic examples drawn from magazines and newspapers, covering many areas of contemporary life such as fashion, health issues, relationships and sport. It is clearly organized into a user-friendly, numbered indexing system, allowing the learner to quickly and easily locate any grammatical topic. Functioning both as an indispensable reference guide and a comprehensive workbook, this grammar will become the perfect accompaniment to any first or second year undergraduate course.
Author: Ana Jarvis,Raquel Lebredo,Francisco Mena-Ayllon
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Category: Foreign Language Study
THE BASIC SPANISH SERIES, 2E offers a flexible, concise introduction to Spanish grammar and communication with state-of-the-art online learning tools to better address the needs of today’s students and professionals who need a working knowledge of Spanish. For the second edition, we maintain the strengths of the program while making it more accessible to all students of Spanish. We are proud to offer an extensive technology program with this edition, thereby improving students’ access to required materials and giving instructors the freedom to design their courses in the way that best meets their students’ needs. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Communicate with your Spanish-speaking students and parents as easy as uno, dos, tres A working knowledge of the Spanish language is an indispensable part of an educator’s skill set. McGraw-Hill’s Spanish for Educators gives you more than 3,000 Spanish words and phrases and the basic grammar needed to use them properly and with confidence. You will learn vocabulary that covers every aspect of a student’s school career, from kindergarten enrollment through high school graduation. Designed to get you quickly up and running with all the Spanish you need to build stronger relationships with Spanish-speaking students and families, McGraw-Hill’s Spanish for Educators features: English-Spanish mini-dictionary Phonetic translations Bilingual forms and letters for parents Spanish grammar primer Hundreds of practical, hands-on exercises Useful cultural notes
Grammatical structures are introduced by means of dialogues, setting the language in an everyday context. Grammatical rules are explained clearly and methodically in English and are then practised in a series of exercises in which the language is kept relatively simple. Practice in Spanish Grammar is both a practical workbook and a useful work of reference, providing help in dealing with individual difficulties and enabling students to check for themselves how a particular structure works.
Making Out in Spanish is a fun, accessible and thorough Spanish phrase book and guide to the Spanish language as it's really spoken. Te adoro! Cuando puedo volver a verte?—(I adore you! When can I see you next time?) Answer this correctly in Spanish and you may be going on a hot date. Incorrectly, and you could be hurting someone's feelings or getting a slap! Spanish classes and textbooks tend to spend a lot of time rehearsing for the same fictitious scenarios but chances are while in a Spanish speaking country you will spend a lot more time trying to make new friends or start new romances—something you may not be prepared for. If you are a student, businessman or tourist traveling to Latin America or Spain and would like to have an authentic and meaningful experience, the key is being able to speak like a local. This friendly and easy-to-use Spanish phrasebook makes this possible. Making Out in Spanish has been carefully designed to act as a guide to modern colloquial Spanish for use in everyday informal interactions—giving access to the sort of catchy Spanish expressions that aren't covered in traditional language materials. As well as the Latin script, each expression is now given in phonetics, making pronunciation a breeze. (For example, Buana idea! is also written as BWE-na ee-DE-a!). This Spanish phrasebook includes: Information about Latin American Spanish vs. Spain Spanish as well as regional dialects. A guide to pronouncing Spanish words correctly. Explanations of basic Spanish grammar, such as question forms, male vs. female, formal vs. informal and vowel stress. Complete Spanish translations including phonetic script. Useful and interesting notes on Spanish language and culture. Lots of colorful, fun and useful expressions not covered in other phrasebooks. Titles in this unique series of bestselling phrase books include: Making Out in Chinese, Making Out in Indonesian, Making Out in Thai, Making Out in Korean, Making Out in Hindi, Making Out in Japanese, Making Out in Vietnamese, Making Out in Burmese, Making Out in Tagalog, Making Out in Hindi, Making Out in Arabic, Making Out in English, More Making Out in Korean, and More Making Out in Japanese.
Author: Anete Vásquez,Angela L. Hansen,Philip C. Smith
This thoroughly revised and updated edition of Teaching Language Arts to English Language Learners provides readers with the comprehensive understanding of both the challenges that face ELLs and ways in which educators might address them in the language arts classroom. The authors offer proven techniques that teachers can readily use to teach reading, writing, grammar, and vocabulary as well as speaking, listening, and viewing skills. A complete section is also devoted to ways teachers can integrate all five strands of the language arts curriculum into a comprehensive unit of study with meaningful accommodations for ELLs. An annotated list of web and print resources completes the volume, making this a valuable reference for language arts teachers to meet the challenges of including all learners in effective instruction. New features to this edition include: An updated and streamlined Part 1, which provides an essential overview of ELL theory in a language arts specific context. Additional practical examples of language arts exercises, all of which are closely aligned with the Common Core State Standards. New pedagogical elements in Part 3, including tips on harnessing new technologies, discussion questions and reflection points. Updates to the web and print resources in Part 4
New to accompany our AQA AS Spanish course, these workbooks provide detailed, step-by-step grammar support for independent work. Varied activities track Student Book grammar coverage, while transition and exam-style practice sections provide further reinforcement. Separate book is available for A2. Varied grammar activities track the Student Book grammar coverage, creating regular opportunities for independent practice. Exam-style practice sections recurr throughout each book, testing students' abilities to build up and apply grammar knowledge in realistic AS contexts. Detailed transition sections bridge the gap between GCSE and AS - easing students in and allaying fears following the summer break! Separate books for AS and A2 keep students on track with repetition and reinforcement at every stage, with a mix of on-the-page and extension activities creating an ongoing progress record.
'A Spanish Learning Grammar' is an innovative and lively book for early, intermediate and advanced students. Straightforward explanations and everyday language examples are supported by original line drawings and plentiful exercises, making this the ideal combined grammar reference and workbook. A carefully devised two-part structure mirrors the learning process. Part One establishes the concept and key features of each grammar point for beginners, while Part Two is aimed at more advanced learners covering more complex structures. Written in the belief that grammar is the key to real communication, this is the essential textbook for any student of Spanish.