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Manual de Gramatica : Grammar Reference for Students of Spanish

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9780838450987

ISBN10:
0838450989
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Pub. Date:
7/12/2002
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Heinle
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Summary

MANUAL DE GRAM & Aacute;TICA is the easiest to use grammar reference text for intermediate and advanced students of Spanish.

Table of Contents

Preface xix
Overview
1(28)
Sentence Components
2(3)
Verb Structure
5(1)
Sentence Structure
6(6)
Independent Clauses
6(1)
Main or Principal Clauses
6(1)
Dependent or Subordinate Clauses
6(6)
Verb-Subject Agreement
12(5)
Accents
17(12)
Syllabification
17(1)
Consonants (Consonantes)
17(1)
Vowels (Vocales)
18(2)
Stress
20(1)
Categorization of Words by Stress
20(1)
Rules for Written Accents
20(1)
Special Cases
21(1)
Adverbs Ending in -mente
21(1)
Monosyllables
22(1)
Non-Monosyllabic Homonyms
22(1)
Aun vs. Aun
23(1)
Solo vs. Solo
23(1)
Demonstrative Pronouns
23(1)
Exclamative and Interrogative Adjectives, Pronouns, or Adverbs
24(5)
Nouns and Noun Determiners
29(28)
Nouns and Their Equivalents
30(8)
Introduction
30(1)
Definition
30(1)
Noun Equivalents
30(2)
Noun Companions
32(1)
Nouns: Gender and Number
33(1)
Gender (Genero)
33(2)
Number (Numero)
35(1)
Personal A
36(2)
Noun Determiners
38(19)
Articles
38(1)
Definite Articles
38(2)
Subjects
40(1)
Titles
41(1)
Languages
41(1)
Possessives vs. Articles
42(1)
Indefinite Articles
43(2)
Adjectives
45(1)
Demonstrative Adjectives
45(1)
Possessive Adjectives
46(1)
Forms of Descriptive Adjectives
47(1)
Common Adjective Endings
47(1)
Adjectives with Short and Long Forms
48(1)
Position of Descriptive Adjectives
48(5)
Comparisons
53(1)
Comparisons of Inequality
53(1)
With Adverbs, Adjectives, and Nouns
53(1)
With a Numerical Expression, Use De Instead of Que
53(1)
With a Verb or Clause as Second Part of Comparison
54(1)
Comparisons of Equality
54(1)
Tanto(-a, -os, -as)... como
55(1)
Tanto como
55(1)
Tan... como
55(1)
Superlatives
56(1)
Pronouns
57(50)
Personal Pronouns
58(16)
Definitions
58(1)
Intransitive Verbs
58(1)
Transitive Verbs
58(1)
With Subject and Direct Object
58(1)
With Subject, Direct Object, and Indirect Object
59(1)
With Subject and Indirect Object Only
59(2)
Subject Pronouns
61(3)
Direct Object Pronouns
64(1)
Formation and Usage
64(1)
Stressed and Unstressed Object Pronouns (Direct and Indirect Object)
65(1)
Lo: The Neuter (Invariable) Pronoun
66(1)
Indirect Object Pronouns
67(1)
Required Repetitive Object Pronouns
68(1)
Direct Object Pronouns
68(1)
Indirect Object Pronouns
69(1)
Order of Object Pronouns When Combined
70(1)
Position of Object Pronouns
71(1)
Prepositional Object Pronouns
72(2)
Se
74(11)
Introduction
74(1)
Reflexive Pronouns
75(1)
Reflexives
75(2)
Reciprocals
77(1)
Se Me Construction: Accidental or Irresponsible Se
77(3)
Impersonal Se
80(1)
Introduction
80(1)
Agent Present
81(1)
No Agent: Impersonal
81(1)
No Agent: Not Impersonal
82(1)
Impersonal Se with Inanimate Objects
82(1)
Impersonal Se with Persons
83(1)
Impersonal Se with Both Human and Inanimate Objects
84(1)
Impersonal Reflexive Construction---Uno
84(1)
Demonstrative and Possessive Pronouns
85(2)
Demonstrative Pronouns
85(1)
Possessive Pronouns
86(1)
Interrogatives
87(5)
¿Que?
88(1)
¿Cual?
88(1)
¿Que? vs. ¿Cual? with Ser
88(2)
``How''
90(1)
``How'' + Verb = ¿Como?
90(1)
``How'' + Adjective or Adverb
90(2)
Word Order
92(1)
Exclamatives
92(3)
¡Que! + Noun
93(1)
¡Que! + Modified Noun
93(1)
¡Que! + Adjective
93(1)
¡Que! + Adverb
94(1)
¡Como! + Verb
94(1)
¡Cuanto! + Verb
94(1)
¡Cuanto(a)! + Noun
95(1)
¡Cuantos(as)! + Noun
95(1)
¡Quien! + Verb
95(1)
Indefinites and Negatives
95(4)
Relative Pronouns
99(8)
Formation and Usage
99(2)
Relative Pronouns without a Preposition
101(1)
Relative Pronouns with a Preposition
102(1)
El cual / el que
102(1)
Exceptional Prepositions
102(1)
Additional Uses
102(1)
Lo que / lo cual (invariable)
102(1)
El que
102(1)
Lo que
103(1)
Cuyo
103(1)
Donde
104(1)
``Who''
104(1)
Interrogative Pronoun: ¿Quien?
104(1)
Relative Pronoun: Que
104(1)
El cual / el que
105(1)
``What''
105(2)
Prepositions, Adverbs, and Conjunctions
107(46)
Prepositions
108(22)
Function of Prepositions
108(1)
Verbs Used without Prepositions
109(1)
Individual Prepositions
110(1)
A
110(1)
Usage
110(1)
Personal A
111(1)
Expressions with A
111(2)
Verbs with A
113(1)
Con
114(1)
Usage
114(1)
Expressions with Con
115(1)
Verbs with Con
115(1)
De
116(1)
Usage
116(1)
Expressions with De
117(1)
Verbs with De
117(2)
En
119(1)
Usage
119(1)
Expressions with En
120(1)
Verbs with En
120(2)
Para
122(1)
Usage
122(1)
Expressions with Para
122(1)
Por
123(1)
Usage
123(1)
Expressions with Por
124(1)
Verbs with Por
125(1)
List of Expressions with Prepositions (English-Spanish)
126(2)
Review of Expressions with Prepositions
128(2)
Adverbs
130(16)
Definition
130(1)
Adverbs Ending in -mente
130(1)
Word Order
131(1)
Multiple-Function Words
131(2)
Adverbs of Time
133(2)
Adverbs of Manner
135(2)
Adverbs of Quantity
137(1)
Adverbs of Confirmation, Doubt, or Negation
138(2)
Adverbial Phrases
140(1)
Adverbs of Place
141(3)
Related Adverbs and Prepositions
144(2)
Conjunctions
146(2)
Usage
146(1)
Conjunctions of Coordination
146(1)
Conjunctions of Subordination
147(1)
Transitions
148(5)
Verbs: Formation
153(30)
Indicative Mood
154(12)
Present Indicative
154(1)
Regular Verbs
154(1)
Stem-Changing Verbs
154(2)
Spelling-Changing Verbs
156(2)
Classified Irregular Verbs
158(1)
Other Irregular Verbs
159(1)
Past Tenses of the Indicative
160(1)
Imperfect Indicative
160(1)
Preterite
161(3)
Present Perfect Indicative
164(1)
Pluperfect Indicative
164(1)
Future
165(1)
Simple Future
165(1)
Future Perfect
166(1)
Conditional Mood
166(2)
Present Conditional
166(1)
Conditional Perfect
167(1)
Subjunctive Mood
168(6)
Present Subjunctive
168(1)
Regular Verbs
168(1)
Stem-Changing Verbs
168(1)
Irregular Verbs
169(2)
Imperfect Subjunctive
171(2)
Present Perfect Subjunctive
173(1)
Pluperfect Subjunctive
173(1)
Imperative Mood
174(5)
Direct Commands
174(1)
Tu
174(1)
Usted / Ustedes
175(2)
Vosotros
177(1)
Nosotros
178(1)
Indirect Commands
179(1)
Infinitive
179(1)
Present Infinitive
179(1)
Perfect Infinitive
179(1)
Participle
180(3)
Present Participle or Gerund
180(1)
Past Participle
180(3)
Verbs: Usage
183(80)
Present Indicative
184(1)
Past Indicative Tenses: Preterite vs. Imperfect vs. Pluperfect
185(13)
Action vs. Non-Action
185(1)
Definitions
186(1)
Verbs of Action: Preterite Is the Rule, Imperfect Is the Exception
186(2)
Special Note on ``Would''
188(1)
Action Verb Elimination Checklist
189(1)
Non-Action Verbs: Imperfect Is the Rule, Preterite Is the Exception
189(4)
Beginning-Middle-End
193(1)
Preterite: Beginning and/or End
194(1)
Imperfect: Middle
194(1)
Diachronic vs. Synchronic
195(2)
Pluperfect
197(1)
Compound Tenses
198(7)
Introduction
198(1)
Perfect Tenses
199(1)
Present Perfect Indicative
199(1)
Future Perfect
199(1)
Past Perfect (Pluperfect) Indicative
200(1)
Conditional Perfect
200(1)
Present Perfect Subjunctive
200(1)
Pluperfect Subjunctive
200(1)
Simple Progressive Tenses
201(1)
Introduction
201(1)
Present Progressive
201(1)
Future Progressive
202(1)
Past Progressive
202(1)
Conditional Present Progressive
202(1)
Subjunctive Present Progressive
203(1)
Subjunctive Imperfect Progressive
203(1)
Perfect Progressive Tenses
203(1)
Introduction
203(1)
Indicative Present Perfect Progressive
203(1)
Indicative Future Perfect Progressive
203(1)
Indicative Pluperfect Progressive
204(1)
Conditional Perfect Progressive
204(1)
Subjunctive Present Perfect Progressive
204(1)
Subjunctive Pluperfect Progressive
204(1)
Modal Auxiliaries
205(1)
Ways of Expressing the Future
205(1)
Conditional
206(2)
Introduction
206(1)
Courtesy with Conditional of Modal Auxiliaries
206(1)
Hypothetical Situations with or without Condition Expressed with Si
207(1)
Future of the Past
207(1)
Probability in the Past
207(1)
Probability
208(1)
Subjunctive
209(29)
Introduction
209(1)
Nominal Clauses
210(1)
Definition and Usage
210(1)
Subjunctive after Expressions of Emotion
211(2)
Subjunctive after Expressions of Volition and Influence
213(2)
Subjunctive after Expressions of Doubt and Negation of Reality
215(1)
Subjunctive after Impersonal Expressions with Ser
216(2)
Adjectival Clauses
218(1)
Definition
218(1)
Usage
218(2)
Adverbial Clauses
220(1)
Definition
220(1)
Usage
220(4)
Sequence of Tenses
224(1)
Introduction
224(1)
Chronological Relativity
224(5)
Aspect Relativity
229(2)
Tense Relativity from Indicative to Subjunctive
231(1)
Main Clause in the Present Set
231(1)
Main Clause in the Past Set
232(1)
If (Si) Clauses
233(1)
Sequence of Tenses
233(1)
Como si (As If)
234(1)
Ojala
235(1)
Expressions of Leave-Taking
236(2)
Infinitives and Present Participles
238(4)
Infinitives
238(1)
Present Infinitive
238(2)
Perfect Infinitive
240(1)
Present Participles
240(2)
Verbs Like Gustar
242(6)
Formation
242(1)
Word Order
243(1)
Verbs Similar to Gustar
244(3)
Articles
247(1)
Changes in Meaning
247(1)
Reflexive Verbs
248(8)
Indirect Discourse
256(7)
Introduction
257(1)
Verb-Tense Changes
257(1)
No Verb-Tense Changes
258(1)
Person Changes
259(1)
Time Changes
260(1)
Other Changes
261(1)
Connectives
261(1)
This, That, and the Other
261(1)
Verbs of Communication
261(1)
A Note on Word Order with Indirect Interrogatives
261(2)
Ser, Estar, Haber, Hacer, and Tener
263(20)
Overview
264(1)
Ser vs. Estar
265(11)
With Equal Elements: Ser
265(1)
With Adjectives
266(1)
Predicate Adjectives
266(2)
Aburrido (boring vs. bored)
268(1)
Bueno (good vs. in good health, tasty)
268(1)
Callado (quiet by nature vs. silent now)
268(1)
Ciego (blind vs. blinded figuratively or momentariliy)
269(1)
Comodo (comfortable object vs. comfortable person)
269(1)
Frio (cold as norm or not, used with objects)
269(1)
Listo (clever [person or animal] vs. ready)
269(1)
Maduro (mature vs. ripe)
269(1)
Rico (wealthy vs. delicious)
270(1)
Verde (green vs. unripe)
270(1)
Vivo (smart, bright person vs. alive)
270(1)
Expressions with ``To Be''
270(2)
Impersonal Expressions
272(1)
With Prepositions and Adverbs
272(1)
De
272(1)
Time and Place
273(1)
With Past and Present Participles
273(1)
With Present Participles
273(1)
With Past Participles: Passive Voice and Resultant Condition
273(1)
Formation of the Passive Voice
274(1)
A Note on the Passive Voice
275(1)
Estar vs. Haber
276(1)
Expressions with Estar and Tener
277(1)
Expressions with Estar
277(1)
Expressions with Tener
278(1)
Time Expressions
278(5)
Introduction
278(1)
Counting Forward
278(1)
Counting Backward
279(1)
Duration
279(1)
Counting Back from the Present
279(1)
Counting Back from a Moment in the Past
280(1)
Ago
281(2)
Lexical Variations
283(26)
Introduction
283(1)
Terms and Expressions
284(22)
Acabar
284(1)
Apply
285(1)
Ask
286(1)
At
286(1)
Attend
287(1)
Because
288(1)
Become or Get
289(1)
But
290(1)
Come and Go
291(1)
Despedir
292(1)
Exit and Success
292(1)
Go and Leave
293(1)
Guide
294(1)
Know
295(1)
Learn
295(1)
Meet
296(1)
Order
297(1)
Pensar
297(1)
People vs. Machines
298(2)
Play
300(1)
Put
300(1)
Realize
301(1)
Serve
302(1)
Spend
302(1)
Take
302(2)
Time
304(1)
What
305(1)
False Cognates
306(3)
Ejercicios 309(138)
Answer Key 447(44)
Verb Tables 491(38)
Index 529


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