English Grammar for Students of Spanish: The Study Guide for Those Learning Spanish

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The Olivia and Hill Press, Jan 1, 2007 - Foreign Language Study - 192 pages
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From the Publisher: English Grammar For Students Of Spanish explains the grammatical terms that are in Spanish textbooks and shows students how they relate to English grammar. Once students have understood the terms and concepts in their own language, it is easier for them to understand their textbook. With simple explanations and numerous examples, this brief handbook compares English and Spanish grammar and points out the similarities and differences.

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User Review  - Lafcadio - Goodreads

This book would have been nice to read earlier than I did. When your spanish teacher is demanding that you say something in the past perfect participle, it's not that you don't know the spanish words ... Read full review

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Great way to introduce yourself to the differences of Spanish from English. Read full review


What are Sentences Phrases and Clauses?
What are Declarative and Interrogative Sentences?
What is the Past Tense?
What is a Participle?
What are the Perfect Tenses?
What is the Subjunctive?
What is an Interrogative Adjective?
What is a Conjunction?
What are Objects?
What are Direct and Indirect Object Pronouns?
What are Object of Preposition Pronouns?
What is a Possessive Pronoun?
What is an Interrogative Pronoun?
What is a Demonstrative Pronoun?

What is the Conditional?
What is an Adjective?
What is a Possessive Adjective?
What are Indefinites and Negatives?

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2007)

Emily Spinelli received her Ph.D. in Spanish from Ohio State University, where she studied Spanish language and Hispanic literature and culture, as well as foreign language education and second language acquisition theory. Currently, she is executive director of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP) and professor emerita of Spanish at the University of Michigan-Dearborn, where she taught courses in all levels of Spanish language, literature, language of business, and culture and civilization. Professor Spinelli also coordinated the foreign language teaching-certification program and taught courses in foreign language methodology. In addition to several textbooks, Professor Spinelli has also published many articles and reviews in scholarly journals. She is a frequent speaker and presenter at state, national, and international conferences, and she has consulted with school districts and universities throughout the country on issues related to foreign language education and methodology. Through the years, Professor Spinelli has been very active in professional organizations. She has served on the Executive Council of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) and is a past president of that organization. She also has served as editor of Foreign Language Annals, the official journal of ACTFL, and as the president of the AATSP.

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