Recognized internationally as the most authoritative and comprehensive guide to contemporary Spanish for English speakers, A New Reference Grammar of Modern Spanish is an accessible, jargon-free guide to the forms and structures of Spanish as it is currently spoken and written. Examples from contemporary sources from throughout the Spanish-speaking world are used to illustrate grammatical points. Levels of usage--formal, familiar, colloquial, and popular--are indicated, and regional differences in usage are highlighted. This edition has been updated and revised to include the latest findings of the Royal Spanish Academy.
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A New Reference Grammar of Modern Spanish is internationally known as the standard English-language reference grammar for the Spanish language. This bestselling resource has provided teachers and language learners with a comprehensive, accessible, and jargon-free guide to the forms and structures of Spanish as it is currently spoken and written in Spain and in across Latin America.
Each grammar concept is introduced by a thorough explanation, including helpful information on the level of usage (formal, familiar, colloquial, and popular) and regional use. Examples from contemporary sources--such as the Internet, magazines, and newspapers--illustrate each point and clarify the nuances of current usage.
Newly updated throughout, this revised edition includes:
John Butt is emeritus Professor of Hispanic Studies, King's College, London. Carmen Benjamin is a former lecturer in Hispanic Studies at King's College, London.About the Author:
John Butt (United Kingdom) is professor emeritus of Hispanic studies, King's College, London. Carmen Benjamin (United Kingdom) is a former lecturer in Hispanic studies at King's College, London.
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Book Description Routledge, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110071440496