A New Reference Grammar of Modern Spanish

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Oxford University Press, 2011 - Foreign Language Study - 591 pages
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For many years A NEW REFERENCE GRAMMAR OF MODERN SPANISH has been trusted by students and teachers as the standard English-language reference grammar of Spanish.

Now updated to include the latest findings of the Royal Spanish Academy's official grammar book, 'La Nueva gramática de la lengua española', making A NEW REFERENCE GRAMMAR OF MODERN SPANISH FIFTH EDITION even more relevant to students and teachers of Spanish.

Key features of this fifth edition include:

  • a 'Guide to the Book', enabling you to make the most of this new edition
  • new vocabulary such as topical and technological terms, bringing you up-to-date with contemporary spoken Spanish
  • more Latin-American Spanish, ensuring world-wide coverage
  • aclearer guidance to recommended usage
    -advice on the Academy's latest spelling rules.
    Whether a student or a teacher of Spanish, you can be sure that this fifth edition of A NEW REFERENCE GRAMMAR OF MODERN SPANISH will provide you with a comprehensive, cohesive and clear guide to the forms and structures of Spanish as it is written and spoken today in Spain and Latin America.

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    User Review  - peterallenwebb - LibraryThing

    This is the book that took me from beginner to intermediate. Priceless. It does demand some facility with gramatical terms, but that isn't too surprising, is it? Read full review

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    About the author (2011)

    John Butt is Emeritus Professor of Modern Hispanic Studies, King's College, London. Carmen Benjamin is a native speaker of Spanish and a former lecturer in Spanish at King's College, London.

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