Basic Spanish Grammar

ISBN-10: 0395962978

ISBN-13: 9780395962978

Edition: 6th 2000

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Basic Spanish Grammar, 6th edition, presents the essential points of Spanish grammar to students or professionals seeking a working knowledge of Spanish.
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List price: $188.95
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: CENGAGE Learning
Publication date: 9/13/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.386

Raquel Lebredo was born in Camag�ey, Cuba. She attended school in Havana and later enrolled at the University of Havana, where she received a Ph.D. in Education in 1950. After living in Spain for a period of time, she moved in 1968 to the United States. Dr. Lebredo was awarded a Ph.D. in Spanish from the University of California, Riverside, in 1973. Since then she has taught Spanish at Claremont Graduate School, Crafton Hills College, the University of Redlands, and California Baptist College, and has authored several Spanish textbooks. She was honored as "Faculty Member of the Year" by the student body at California Baptist College, and in 1991 she received a YWCA "Women of Achievement" award.

Leccion preliminar I
Greetings and farewells
Cardinal numbers 0-39
The alphabet
Personal information
Days of the week
Months of the year
Colors En el laboratorio Leccion preliminar II
Gender and number
The definite and indefinite articles
Subject pronouns
The present indicative of ser
Uses of hay
Cardinal numbers 40-299 En el laboratorio Leccion 1
The present indicative of regular -ar verbs
Interrogative and negative sentences
Forms and position of adjectives
Telling time
Cardinal numbers 300-1,000 En el laboratorio Leccion 2
Agreement of articles, nouns, and adjectives
The present indicative of regular -er and -ir verbs
Possession with de
Possessive adjectives
The personal a En el laboratorio Leccion 3
The irregular verbs ir, dar, and estar
Ir a + infinitive
Uses of the verbs ser and estar
Contractions En el laboratorio Leccion 4
The irregular verbs tener and venir
Expressions with tener
Comparative forms
Irregular comparative forms En el laboratorio Leccion 5
Stem-changing verbs (e:ie)
Some uses of the definite article
The present progressive
Ordinal numbers En el laboratorio iquest;Cuanto sabe usted ahora? Lecciones 1-5 Leccion 6
Stem-changing verbs (o:ue)
Affirmative and negative expressions
Pronouns as object of a preposition
Direct object pronouns En el laboratorio Leccion 7
Stem-changing verbs (e:i)
Irregular first-person forms
Saber contrasted with conocer
Indirect object pronouns En el laboratorio Leccion 8
Pedir contrasted with preguntar
Special construction with gustar, doler, and hacer falta
Demonstrative adjectives and pronouns
Direct and indirect object pronouns used together En el laboratorio Leccion 9
Possessive pronouns
Reflexive constructions
Command forms (Ud. and Uds.)
Uses of object pronouns with command forms En el laboratorio Leccion 10
The preterit of regular verbs
The preterit of ser, ir, and dar
Uses of por and para
Seasons of the year and weather expressions En el laboratorio iquest;Cuanto sabe usted ahora? Lecciones 6-10 Leccion 11
Time expressions with hacer
Irregular preterits
The preterit of stem-changing verbs (e:i and o:u)
Command forms (tu) En el laboratorio Leccion 12
En and a as equivalents of at
The imperfect tense
The past progressive
The preterit contrasted with the imperfect En el laboratorio Leccion 13
Changes in meaning with the imperfect and preterit of conocer, saber, and querer
Hace meaning ago
Uses of se
iquest;Que? and iquest;cual? used with ser En el laboratorio Leccion 14
The past participle
The present perfect tense
The past perfect (pluperfect) tense En el laboratorio Leccion 15
The future tense
The conditional tense
Some uses of the prepositions a, de, and en En el laboratorio iquest;Cuanto sabe usted ahora? Lecciones 6-10 Leccion 16
The present subjunctive
The subjunctive with verbs of volition
The absolute superlative En el laboratorio Leccion 17
The subjunctive to express emotion
The subjunctive with some impersonal expressions
Formation of adverbs En el laboratorio Leccion 18
The subjunctive to express doubt, disbelief, and denial
The subjunctive to express indefiniteness and nonexistence
Diminutive suffixes En el laboratorio Leccion 19
The subjunctive after certain conjunctions
The present perfect subjunctive
Uses of the present perfect subjunctive En el laboratorio Leccion 20
The imperfect subjunctive
Uses of the imperfect subjunctive
If clauses En el laboratorio iquest;Cuanto sabe usted ahora? Lecciones 16-20
Spanish Pronunciation
Careers and Occupations
Answer Key to iquest;Cuanto sabe usted ahora?
Sections Spanish-English Vocabulary
English-Spanish Vocabulary
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