Practising Spanish Grammar
Published May 27th 2011 by Routledge – 256 pages
This third edition of PRACTISING SPANISH GRAMMAR offers you a wide variety of exercises that put Spanish grammar into practice so you can understand better how the language is used today.
Thoroughly updated, PRACTISING SPANISH GRAMMAR THIRD EDITION includes:
With its broad variety of brand-new and revised exercises designed to stimulate and engage even the most grammar-shy students, this third edition can be used independently or as the ideal companion to the new fifth edition of the widely acclaimed A NEW REFERENCE GRAMMAR OF MODERN SPANISH FIFTH EDITION by John Butt and Carmen Benjamin.
6. The neuter
10. Forms of verbs
11. Indicative usage
12. The imperative
13. The subjunctive
14. Reported speech
15. The syntax of verbal constructions
16. Non-finite forms of the verb
17. Modal auxiliaries
18. Negative constructions
19. Interrogation and exclamations
20. Pronomial verbs
21. The expression of 'becoming'
23. Ser, estar and haber
25. Expressions of time
28. Relative pronouns
29. Nominalizers and cleft sentences
30. Word order
31. Affective suffixes
32. Spelling and punctuation
Glossary of grammatical terms
Key to the exercises
ANGELA HOWKINS is a former Lecturer in Spanish at Dundee College, Scotland.
CHRISTOPHER POUNTAIN is Professor of Spanish Linguistics at Queen Mary's College, University of London.
TERESA DE CARLOS is a native speaker of Spanish and a former Senior Language Teaching Officer at the University of Cambridge.