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Spanish: An Essential Grammar
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Spanish: An Essential Grammar is a concise and user-friendly reference guide to the most important aspects of Spanish.It presents a fresh and accessible description of the language that combines traditional and function-based grammar. The book sets out the complexities of Spanish in short, readable sections, and explanations are clear and free from jargon.The Grammar is the ideal reference source for the learner and user of Spanish. It is suitable for either independent study or for students in schools, colleges, universities and adult classes of all types. Features include:

  • clear distinctions between the essential and basic aspects of Spanish grammar and those that are more complex
  • full use of authentic examples
  • easy to understand explanations of areas that customarily pose problems for English speakers
  • detailed contents list and index for easy access to information.
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  • clear distinctions between the essential and basic aspects of Spanish grammar and those that are more complex
  • full use of authentic examples
  • easy to understand explanations of areas that customarily pose problems for English speakers
  • detailed contents list and index for easy access to information.
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    The Grammar is the ideal reference source for the learner and user of Spanish. It is suitable for either independent study or for students in schools, colleges, universities and adult classes of all types.

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  • clear distinctions between the essential and basic aspects of Spanish grammar and those that are more complex

  • full use of authentic examples

  • easy to understand explanations of areas that customarily pose problems for English speakers

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    Preface Acknowledgement Symbols 1. The alphabet, pronunciation, stress, spelling and punctuation 1.1 The alphabet 1.2 Pronunciation 1.3 Stress and written accents 1.4 Spelling - capital letters 1.5 Punctuation 2. Nouns 2.1 Plural forms 2.2 Gender 2.3 Collective nouns and agreement 3. Definite and indefinite articles 3.1 Forms of the articles 3.2 The definite article 3.3 The indefinite article 3.4 The neuter article 4. Demonstrative adjectives and pronouns 4.1 Demonstrative adjectives 4.2 Masculine and feminine demonstrative pronouns 4.3 Neuter demonstrative pronouns 5. Possessive adjectives 5.1 Before the noun 5.2 After the noun 5.3. Definite and neuter articles with possessives 5.4 Avoidance of ambiguity with su/sus and suyo/a/os/as 5.5 Parts of the body and personal effects 5.6 With adverbs and prepositions 6. Adjectives 6.1 Gender 6.2 Singular and plural 6.3 Shortening of adjectives 6.4 Position 6.5 Translating English 'un-' + adjective 6.6 Verb + adjective sequences 7. Adverbs 7.1 Ending in -mente 7.2 Not ending in -mente 7.3 Adverbial phrases 7.4. Adjectives used as adverbs 8. Personal pronouns 8.1 Subject pronouns 8.2 Direct and indirect object pronouns 8.3 Prepositional object pronouns 8.4 Reflexive pronouns 8.5 The position and order of personal pronouns 8.6 Use of le(s) in place of lo(s) and la(s) 9. Indefinite adjectives, pronouns and adverbs 9.1 Algo 9.2 Alguien 9.3 Alguno 9.4 Uno 9.5 Mucho, poco 9.6 Bastante/suficiente 9.7 Varios 9.8 Demasiado 9.9 Todo 9.10 Cualquiera 9.11 Ambos/as 9.12 Cada 9.13 Solo 9.14 Demá 9.15 Cierto 9.16 Tal, semejante 9.17 Otro 10. Verb forms 10.1 Present indicative and present subjunctive 10.2 Imperative 10.3 Imperfect tense 10.4 Preterite tense 10.5 Imperfect subjunctive 10.6 Future and conditional tenses 10.7 Future subjunctive 10.8 Non-finite forms (gerund and past participle) 10.9 Compound tenses 10.10 Progressive or continuous tenses 11. Uses of tenses 11.1 Simple tenses 11.2 Compound tenses 11.3 Progressive or continuous tenses 11.4 Expressions of time with hacer, desde and llevar. 11.5 Verbs like gustar 12. The subjunctive mood 12.1 Subjunctive in subordinate que clauses 12.2 After subordinating conjunctions 12.3 In main clauses 12.4 The sequence of tenses - which subjunctive to use 12.5 Additional uses of the -ra form of the imperfect 12.6 The future subjunctive 13. Conditional clauses 13.1 Use of the subjunctive after si 13.2 Indicative tenses after si 13.3 Conditional sentences without si 14. Reflexive verbs 14.1 Formation of reflexive verbs 14.2 With reflexive meaning 14.3 With reciprocal meaning 14.4 With an indirect object pronoun 14.5 Se as an indefinite subject 14.6 Verbs 'to get/have something done' 14.7 Reflexive in form but not in meaning 14.8 Transitive verbs used reflexively 14.9 Verbs of becoming 14.10 Emphatic reflexive verbs 15. Passive constructions 15.1 Ser and estar with the past participle 15.2 Alternatives to Passive Constructions 16. Modal auxiliary verbs 16.1 Deber 16.2 Tener que 16.3 Haber 16.4 Querer 16.5 Poder 16.6 Saber 16.7 Soler 17. Infinitive constructions 17.1 Finite verb + infinitive 17.2 Prepositions + infinitive 17.3 Infinitives in impersonal constructions 17.4 An infinitive as subject of a verb 17.5 An infinitive with an explicit subject 17.6 The infinitive as a verbal noun 18. Uses of the gerund 18.1 Basic use 18.2 Gerund and main verb with different subjects 18.3 Gerund in place of a relative clause 18.4 Gerund with certain verbs 18.5 Cases where the gerund is not used 19. Commands 19.1 Forms of the imperative 19.2 Commands with the present subjunctive 19.3 Alternative ways of...