A New Reference Grammar of Modern Spanish

(abridged and revised) This reference grammar offers intermediate and advanced students a reason­ ably comprehensive guide to the morphology and syntax of educated speech and plain prose in Spain and Latin America at the end of the twentieth century. Spanish is the main, usually the sole official la...

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Main Authors: Butt, John, Benjamin, Carmen (Author)
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New York, NY Springer US 1994, 1994
Edition:1st ed. 1994
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • 1 Gender of nouns
  • 2 Plural of nouns
  • 3 Articles
  • 4 Adjectives
  • 5 Comparison of adjectives and adverbs
  • 6 Demonstrative adjectives and pronouns
  • 7 Neuter article and pronouns
  • 8 Possessive adjectives and pronouns
  • 9 Miscellaneous adjectives and pronouns
  • 10 Numerals
  • 11 Personal pronouns
  • 12 Le/les and lo/la/los/las
  • 13 Forms of verbs
  • 14 Use of indicative (non-continuous) verb forms
  • 15 Continuous forms of the verb
  • 16 The subjunctive
  • 17 The imperative
  • 18 The infinitive
  • 19 Participles
  • 20 The gerund
  • 21 Modal auxiliary verbs
  • 22 Personal a
  • 23 Negation
  • 24 Interrogation and exclamation
  • 25 Conditional sentences
  • 26 Pronominal verbs
  • 27 Verbs of becoming
  • 28 Passive and impersonal sentences
  • 29 Ser and estar
  • 30 Existential sentences(’there is/are’, etc.)
  • 31 Adverbs
  • 32 Expressions of time
  • 33 Conjunctions
  • 34 Prepositions
  • 35 Relative clauses and pronouns
  • 36 Nominalizers and cleft sentences
  • 37 Word order
  • 38 Diminutive, augmentative and pejorative suffixes
  • 39 Spelling, accent rules, punctuation and word division
  • Bibliography and sources
  • Index of English words
  • Index of Spanish words and grammatical points