A Spanish Grammar Workbook

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Dezember 2002



"A Spanish Grammar Workbook" contains 500 grammar exercises that vary in difficulty from simple tests and puzzles to multiple choice tests and realistic dialogues as well as communication exercises which function as prompts to the oral practice of the grammar in representative contexts.
Includes 500 grammar exercises varying from simple tests and puzzles to multiple choice tests and realistic dialogues which contextualize Spanish grammar in everyday speech.
Indicates difficulty level of each exercise and includes an extensive answer key.
Complements and is cross-referenced with Blackwell's "A Comprehensive Spanish Grammar "by Jacques de Bruyne (with additional material by Christopher J. Pountain).
Helps language learners understand grammatical functions naturally by putting theory into practice.


1. Preface and Acknowledgements. 2. Pronunciation. 3. The Article. 4. The Noun. 5. The Adjective. 6. Numerals. 7. Pronouns. 8. Impersonal Expressions. 9. The Adverb. 10. Comparative Constructions. 11. Prepositions. 12. Constructions with Verbs and Nouns. 13. Conjunctions. 14. The Verb: Conjugation. 15. Use of the Tenses. 16. The Passive. 17. Use of the Moods. 18. The Impersonal Forms of the Verb. 19. Special Problems with Spanish Verbs. 20. Subject-Verb Concord. 21. Syntax of Negative Elements. 22. Word Order. 23. Affective Suffixes. 24. Key.


Esther Santamaria Iglesias is Tutor in Spanish at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth. In addition to teaching language courses, she has developed innovative courses in the language of business and current affairs. Since 1995 she has been responsible for courses and examinations at all undergraduate levels as well as further education classes for adults and the GCSE Spanish course in a local school. She is currently developing undergraduate courses in Spanish which integrate the resources of the Internet and computer assisted language learning.


'The main strengths of A Spanish Grammar Workbook lie in the number, creativity, and variety of exercises provided at various proficiency levels. The fresh, creative approach of many of the exercises, especially the variety of puzzles, provides engaging and enjoyable ways for learners to interact with the language while reinforcing grammatical concepts. This workbook could be used by instructors as a valuable source of ready-made exercises which could be incorporated in the classroom or, alternatively, as testing materials. While the workbook's main audience is learners of Spanish as a second language, many of the intermediate and advanced exercises would also be appropriate and challenging for heritage speakers who wish to improve their knowledge of and proficiency in various subtleties of the Spanish language. 'A Spanish Grammar Workbook' is a valuable tool for students seeking to practice and review various aspects of Spanish Grammar that can be used over the course of the learning process. It is also a useful source of exercises in a variety of formats for instructors and tutors who are looking for creative ways to make the learning process more enjoyable and engaging for learners.' The Linguist List 'This workbook is a welcome addition for those who need to thoroughly test, review or improve their knowledge of Spanish grammar at the basic, intermediate and advanced level.' Hector Campos, Georgetown University
EAN: 9780631228486
ISBN: 0631228489
Untertitel: 'Blackwell Reference Grammars'. New. Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Dezember 2002
Seitenanzahl: 376 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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