Spanish Grammar in Context

Author: Juan Kattan Ibarra,Angela Howkins

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317813774

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 290

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Spanish Grammar in Context provides an accessible and stimulating approach to learning grammar. Authentic texts are used to illustrate and explain the key areas of Spanish grammar, followed by a range of exercises to help students reinforce and test their understanding. An answer key is also presented at the back of the book. Features include: A rich variety of texts sourced from all over the Spanish-speaking world, including excerpts from contemporary literature, magazines and newspapers Texts carefully selected to cover topical issues and themes relevant to contemporary Spain and Latin America Clear, user-friendly and comprehensive coverage of grammar, aided by a list of grammatical terms An abundance of exercises designed to thoroughly build up grammatical understanding and effective comprehension and communication skills Free companion website featuring an assortment of extra exercises for additional practice This third edition has been revised and updated throughout and offers new exercises and fresh texts. Spanish Grammar in Context will be an essential resource for intermediate to advanced students of Spanish. It is suitable for both classroom use and independent study.

German Grammar in Context, Second Edition

Author: Carol Fehringer

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1444167278

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 250

View: 6301

German Grammar in Context presents an accessible and engaging approach to learning grammar. Each chapter opens with a real-life extract from a German newspaper, magazine, poem, book or internet source and uses this text as the starting point for explaining a particular key area of German grammar. A range of exercises follow at the end of the chapter, helping students to reinforce and test their understanding, and an answer key is also provided at the back of the book. This second edition features: Updated texts with current newspaper and magazine articles and new extracts from digital media such as chatrooms or blogs Inclusion of a wide-ranging selection of sources and topics to further students’ engagement with issues relevant to contemporary Germany and Austria Clear and user-friendly coverage of grammar, aided by a list of grammatical terms A wide variety of inventive exercises designed to thoroughly build up grammatical understanding, vocabulary acquisition and effective comprehension and communication skills Helpful 'keyword boxes' translating difficult vocabulary in the texts A recommended reading section offering advice on additional grammar resources and website links German Grammar in Context will be an essential resource for intermediate to advanced students of German. It is suitable for both classroom use and independent study.

Colloquial Spanish in Context

Beyond Subjunctive Barriers

Author: Gunnar Anderson

Publisher: University Press of America

ISBN: 9780761826569

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 151

View: 3573

Colloquial Spanish in Context examines subtle and difficult grammar points as they naturally appear: in normal, everyday Spanish as seen in comic strips.

Grammar in Context 3B

Author: Sandra N. Elbaum

Publisher: Heinle & Heinle Pub

ISBN: 9781424080939

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 230

View: 1416

Heinle's best selling grammar series now has more of what works for students and teachers! Students learn more, remember more, and use language more effectively when they learn grammar in context. Grammar in Context, Fifth Edition presents grammar in interesting, informative readings and then recycles the language and context throughout every activity.

Fließend in drei Monaten

Wie Sie in kürzester Zeit jede Sprache erlernen

Author: Benny Lewis

Publisher: MVG Verlag

ISBN: 3864157358

Category: Cooking

Page: 256

View: 7974

Eine Sprache lernt man nicht nur, sondern man lebt sie. Benny Lewis ist Autodidakt und hat im Laufe der Zeit herausgefunden, worum es tatsächlich beim Lernen einer Sprache geht. In diesem Buch erklärt er, was es wirklich braucht, damit man jede Sprache in kürzester Zeit erlernt. Unerlässlich ist eine enorm hohe Motivation für das Erlernen der Sprache, und man muss sich trauen, die Sprache auch zu sprechen. Sei es durch eine persönliche Reise in das entsprechende Land, übers Internet oder durch einen Tandempartner. Darüber hinaus sollte man möglichst alles in der Fremdsprache tun, was Praxis bringt: Fernsehen schauen, Musik hören und lesen. Mit diesem Buch gibt der Autor Tipps für Eselsbrücken, um Vokabeln und die Grammatik einfacher zu erlernen, und er hilft dabei, die Herangehensweise an das Lernen so zu optimieren, dass es zu einem Kinderspiel wird. Sein Erfolg spiegelt sich im weltweit größten Sprachlernblog wider, mit dem er bereits Millionen Menschen dabei geholfen hat, eine neue Sprache zu erlernen.

Grammar in Context

Author: Sandra N. Elbaum

Publisher: Heinle & Heinle Pub

ISBN: 9781424079018

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 466

View: 1006

National Geographic Learning's best selling grammar series now has more of what works for students and teachers!a a Students learn more, remember more, and use language more effectively when they learn grammar in context. Grammar in Context, Fifth Edition presents grammar in interesting, informative readings and then recycles the language and context throughout every activity. The fifth edition of Grammar in Context has MORE! MORE visual support including an exciting, new four-color design to help students navigate through the program. MORE connection between grammar and writing, demonstrated through writing models and enhanced by more editing practice for relevant application of target grammar points. MORE technology support for the teacher and student: Online Lesson Planner offers time saving solutions for the busy instructor. Online Workbook features additional exercises that learners can access in the classroom, language lab, or at home. MORE contemporary and relevant readings and topics like the Hudson River plane-landing, President Obama, social networking, and more! MORE accessible and contextualized grammar charts and presentations provide added clarity.

Grammar in Context

Author: Sandra N. Elbaum

Publisher: Heinle ELT

ISBN: 9781305075481

Category:

Page: 272

View: 2866

Grammar in Context 3A

Author: Sandra N. Elbaum

Publisher: Heinle & Heinle Pub

ISBN: 9781424080922

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 304

View: 9567

Heinle's best selling grammar series now has more of what works for students and teachers! Students learn more, remember more, and use language more effectively when they learn grammar in context. Grammar in Context, Fifth Edition presents grammar in interesting, informative readings and then recycles the language and context throughout every activity.

Spanish/English Contrasts

A Course in Spanish Linguistics

Author: Melvin Stanley Whitley

Publisher: Georgetown University Press

ISBN: 9780878403813

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 388

View: 4428

An invaluable text in language and linguistics because it has a unique scope: a one-volume description of the Spanish language and its differences from English, and ranges from pronunciation and grammar to word meaning, language use, and social and dialectical variation. Designed for survey courses in Spanish linguistics with technical concepts explained in context for beginners in the field, Spanish/English Contrasts brings out the ways in which insights into the two languages have evolved as scholars have built on the work and research of others in the field. A bilingual glossary of linguistic terms is provided to facilitate discussion in either language. This second edition is thoroughly updated to incorporate insights and issues that have come to the fore from the explosion of research in the past twenty-five years in all of the areas covered by the book. It includes an expanded bibliography and index, and adds new exercises for student application and class discussion. Its approach remains broadly based however, in order to accommodate a range of areas and data rather than focusing narrowly on one single theory or research area, and it continues to emphasize implications for language teaching, translation, and other practical applications.

Grammar in Context Basic

Author: Sandra N. Elbaum,Judi P. Pemanm

Publisher: Heinle ELT

ISBN: 9781305075405

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 352

View: 9161

The Sixth Edition of the best-selling Grammar in Context series, inspires learners through compelling stories, National Geographic images, and content, relevant to students' lives. Students learn more, remember more, and use language more effectively when they learn grammar in context.

McGraw-Hill Education Advanced Spanish Grammar

Author: Luis Aragones,Ramon Palencia

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071839003

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 304

View: 5197

What you need to know to master advanced Spanish grammar McGraw-Hill Education: Advanced Spanish Grammar guides you through this often-difficult subject, clearly explaining complex grammar ideas and giving you the practice you need to reach your language goals. Written in clear, accessible Spanish, each chapter introduces one grammar topic followed by skill-building exercises, allowing you to learn and study at your own pace. At the end of this workbook, you will have mastered grammar areas such as gender, articles, adjectives, possessives, and verb tenses and will have gained the ultimate confidence in your Spanish grammar skills. Features: 106 units, each presenting one topic in a bite-sized, two-page format More than 400 exercises that give you real confidence in your new language skills A comprehensive grammar glossary highlighting essential concepts A bilingual glossary featuring hundreds of terms for quick reference Numerous illustrations and usage examples showing Spanish grammar in context Luis Aragones and Ramon Palencia are Spanish-language learning experts. Grupo SM is the third-largest educational publisher in the Spanish-speaking world. McGraw-Hill Education: Advanced Spanish Grammar is the third book in a three-part series. McGraw-Hill Education: Beginning Spanish Grammar and McGraw-Hill Education: Intermediate Spanish Grammar are also available for less experienced Spanish-language learners.

McGraw-Hill Education Intermediate Spanish Grammar

Author: Luis Aragones,Ramon Palencia

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071840680

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 288

View: 3613

What you need to know to master intermediate Spanish grammar McGraw-Hill Education: Intermediate Spanish Grammar guides you through this often-difficult subject, clearly explaining advanced concepts and giving you the practice you need to reach your language goals. Written in clear Spanish, with English glosses for key concepts, each chapter introduces one grammar topic followed by skill-building exercises, allowing you to learn and study at your own pace. At the end of this workbook, you will have mastered grammar areas such as gender, articles, adjectives, possessives, and verb tenses and will be ready to take your grammar knowledge to an advanced level. Features: 116 units, each presenting one topic in a bite-sized, two-page format More than 400 exercises that give you real confidence in your new language skills A comprehensive grammar glossary highlighting essential concepts A bilingual glossary featuring hundreds of terms for quick reference Numerous illustrations and usage examples showing Spanish grammar in context Luis Aragones and Ramon Palencia are Spanish-language learning experts. Grupo SM is the third-largest educational publisher in the Spanish-speaking world. McGraw-Hill Education: Intermediate Spanish Grammar is the second book in a three-part series: after completing this workbook you can build on your skills with McGraw-Hill Education: Advanced Spanish Grammar.

Academic Language Mastery: Grammar and Syntax in Context

Author: David E. Freeman,Yvonne S. Freeman,Ivannia Soto

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1506337813

Category: Education

Page: 104

View: 4774

By now it’s a given: if we’re to help our ELLs and SELs access the rigorous demands of today’s content standards, we must cultivate the “code” that drives school success: academic language. Look no further for assistance than this much-anticipated series from Ivannia Soto, in which she invites field authorities Jeff Zwiers, David and Yvonne Freeman, Margarita Calderon, and Noma LeMoine to share every teacher’s need-to-know strategies on the four essential components of academic language. The subject of this volume is grammar and syntax. Here, David and Yvonne Freeman shatter the myth that academic language is all about vocabulary, revealing how grammar and syntax inform our students’ grasp of challenging text. With this book as your roadmap, you’ll learn how to: Teach grammar in the context of students’ speech and writing Use strategies such as sentence frames, passives, combining simple sentences into more complex sentences, and nominalization to create more complex noun phrases Assess academic language development through a four-step process Look inside and discover the tools you need to help students master more sophisticated and complex grammatical and syntactical structures right away. Better yet, read all four volumes in the series and put in place a start-to-finish instructional plan for closing the achievement gap.

Language in the Context of Use

Discourse and Cognitive Approaches to Language

Author: Andrea Tyler,Yiyoung Kim,Mari Takada

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

ISBN: 3110199122

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 371

View: 9301

The volume explores key convergences between cognitive and discourse approaches to language and language learning, both first and second. The emphasis is on the role of language as it is used in everyday interaction and as it reflects everyday cognition. The contributors share a usage-based perspective on language - whether they are examining grammar or metaphor or interactional dynamics - which situates language as part of a broader range of systems which underlie the organization of social life and human thought. While sharing fundamental assumptions about language, the particulars of the areas of inquiry and emphases of those engaged in discourse analysis versus cognitive linguistics are diverse enough that, historically, many have tended to remain unaware of the interrelations among these approaches. Thus, researchers have also largely overlooked the possibilities of how work from each perspective can challenge, inform, and enrich the other. The papers in the volume make a unique contribution by more consciously searching for connections between the two broad approaches. The results are a set of dynamic, thought-provoking analyses that add considerably to our understanding of language and language learning. The papers represent a rich range of frameworks within a usage-based approach to language. Cognitive Grammar, Mental Space and Blending Theory, Construction Grammar, ethnomethodology, and interactional sociolinguistics are just some of the frameworks used by the researchers in this volume. The particular subjects of inquiry are also quite varied and include first and second language learning, signed language, syntactic phenomena, interactional regulation and dynamics, discourse markers, metaphor theory, polysemy, language processing and humor. The volume is of interests to researchers in cognitive linguistics, discourse and conversational analysis, and first and second language learning, as well as signed languages.

McGraw-Hill Education Beginning Spanish Grammar

A Practical Guide to 100+ Essential Skills

Author: Luis Aragones,Ramon Palencia

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071840656

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 256

View: 2836

What you need to know to master basic Spanish grammar McGraw-Hill Education: Beginning Spanish Grammar guides you through this often-difficult subject, clearly explaining essential concepts and giving you the practice you need to reach your language goals. With an easy and unintimidating approach, each chapter introduces one grammar topic followed by skill-building exercises, allowing you to learn and study at your own pace. At the end of this workbook, you will have mastered grammar areas such as gender, articles, adjectives, possessives, and verb tenses and will be ready to take your grammar knowledge to the next level. Features: 107 units, each presenting one topic in a bite-sized, two-page format More than 400 exercises that give you real confidence in your new language skills A bilingual glossary featuring hundreds of terms for quick reference Numerous illustrations and usage examples showing Spanish grammar in context Luis Aragones and Ramon Palencia are Spanish-language learning experts. Grupo SM is the third-largest educational publisher in the Spanish-speaking world. McGraw-Hill Education: Beginning Spanish Grammar is the first book in a three-part series: after completing this workbook you can build on your skills with McGraw-Hill Education: Intermediate Spanish Grammar and McGraw-Hill Education: Advanced Spanish Grammar.

A Portrait of the Young in the New Multilingual Spain

Author: Carmen Pérez Vidal,Maria Juan-Garau

Publisher: Multilingual Matters

ISBN: 184769022X

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 289

View: 7760

This book examines the main issues in bilingual and multilingual language acquisition through children and youngsters growing up in todays multicultural Spain, where four official languages and other new languages are used. The studies cover phonetics, g

Spanish as a Heritage Language in the United States

The State of the Field

Author: Sara M. Beaudrie,Marta Fairclough

Publisher: Georgetown University Press

ISBN: 1589019393

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 320

View: 5725

There is growing interest in heritage language learners—individuals who have a personal or familial connection to a nonmajority language. Spanish learners represent the largest segment of this population in the United States. In this comprehensive volume, experts offer an interdisciplinary overview of research on Spanish as a heritage language in the United States. They also address the central role of education within the field. Contributors offer a wealth of resources for teachers while proposing future directions for scholarship.

Pluricentric Languages in an Immigrant Context

Spanish, Arabic and Chinese

Author: Michael Clyne,Sandra Kipp

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

ISBN: 3110805448

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 381

View: 6107

CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE SOCIOLOGY OF LANGUAGE brings to students, researchers and practitioners in all of the social and language-related sciences carefully selected book-length publications dealing with sociolinguistic theory, methods, findings and applications. It approaches the study of language in society in its broadest sense, as a truly international and interdisciplinary field in which various approaches, theoretical and empirical, supplement and complement each other. The series invites the attention of linguists, language teachers of all interests, sociologists, political scientists, anthropologists, historians etc. to the development of the sociology of language.

Modern Spanish Grammar

A Practical Guide

Author: Christopher Pountain,Juan Kattan-Ibarra,Christopher J. Pountain,Juan Kattán-Ibarra

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 113448254X

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 472

View: 7260

Modern Spanish Grammar: A Practical Guide is an innovative reference guide to Spanish, combining traditional and function-based grammar in a single volume.The Grammar is divided into two parts. The shorter section covers traditional grammatical categories such as word order, nouns, verbs and adjectives. The larger section is carefully organized around language functions and notions such as: giving and seeking information putting actions into context * expressing likes, dislikes and preferences comparing objects and actions.All grammar points and functions are richly illustrated and information is provided on register and relevant cultural background. Written by experienced teachers and academics, the Grammar has a strong emphasis on contemporary usage. Particular attention is paid to indexing and cross-referencing across the two sections. This is the ideal reference grammar for learners of Spanish at all levels, from elementary to advanced. It will prove invaluable to those with little experience of formal grammar, as no prior knowledge of grammatical terminology is assumed and a glossary of terms is provided. The book will also be useful to teachers seeking back-up to functional syllabuses, and to designers of Spanish courses.