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Emily Spinelli

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

7th ed.
ISBN: 978-0-934034-41-8
Pp. 201
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English Grammar for Students in Spanish

Contents

Study Tips

  • Tips for learning grammar
  • Tips for learning vocabulary
  • Tips for learning word forms
  • Tips for effective study
  1. What's in a Word?
  2. What is a Noun?
  3. What is Meant by Gender?
    1. Endings indicating gender
  4. What is Meant by Number?
  5. What are Articles?
    1. Definite articles
    2. Indefinite articles
    3. Study Tips — Nouns and their gender
  6. What is the Possessive?
  7. What is a Verb?
  8. What is the Infinitive?
    1. Consulting the dictionary
    2. Study Tips — Verbs
  9. What is a Subject?
  10. What is a Pronoun?
  11. What is a Subject Pronoun?
    1. Choosing the proper form of "you"
    2. Study Tips — Subject pronouns
  12. What is a Verb Conjugation?
    1. Choosing the proper "person"
    2. How to conjugate a verb
    3. Study Tips — Verb conjugations
  13. What are Sentences, Phrases and Clauses?
    1. Sentences
    2. Phrases
    3. Clauses
    4. Types of sentences
  14. What are Affirmative and Negative Sentences?
    1. Negative words
    2. Negative answers
  15. What are Declarative and Interrogative Sentences?
    1. Tag questions
  16. What are Some Equivalents of "to be"?
    1. Ser vs. estar
  17. What is Meant by Tense?
    1. Study Tip — Tenses
  18. What is the Present Tense?
  19. What is the Past Tense?
    1. The preterite
    2. The imperfect
    3. Selection of the preterite or the imperfect
    4. Study Tips — The preterite
  20. What are Auxiliary Verbs?
  21. What is a Participle?
    1. Present participle
    2. Past participle
  22. What are the Progressive Tenses?
    1. Use of the progressive tenses
  23. What is the Future Tense?
    1. Substitute for the future tense
    2. Study Tips — The future tense
  24. What are the Perfect Tenses?
    1. Spanish perfect tenses in the indicative mood
    2. Spanish perfect tenses in the subjunctive mood
    3. Study Tips — Perfect tenses
  25. What is Meant by Mood?
  26. What is the Subjunctive?
    1. Study Tips — The subjunctives
  27. What is the Imperative?
    1. "You" command in Spanish
    2. "We" command in Spanish
    3. Study Tips — The imperative
  28. What is the Conditional?
    1. The conditional
    2. The conditional perfect
    3. "If-clauses"
    4. On-going conditions
    5. Contrary-to-fact statements
  29. What is Meant by Active and Passive Voice?
    1. Making an active sentence passive
    2. Avoiding the passive voice in Spanish
  30. What is an Adjective?
  31. What is a Descriptive Adjective?
    1. Nouns used as adjectives
    2. Study Tips — Descriptive adjectives
  32. What is Meant by Comparison of Adjectives?
    1. Comparative
    2. Superlative
  33. What is a Possessive Adjective?
    1. Spanish unstressed possessive adjectives
    2. Spanish stressed possessive adjectives
    3. Study Tips — Possessive adjectives
  34. What is an Interrogative Adjective?
  35. What is a Demonstrative Adjective?
  36. What is an Adverb?
    1. Study Tips — Adverbs
  37. What is a Conjunction?
    1. Study Tips — Conjunctions and the subjunctive
  38. What is a Preposition?
    1. Study Tips — Prepositions
  39. What are Objects?
    1. Direct object
    2. Indirect object
    3. Sentences with a direct and an indirect object
    4. Object of a preposition
    5. Relationship of a verb to its object
  40. What are Direct Object Pronouns?
    1. Study Tips — Direct object pronouns
  41. What are Indirect Object Pronouns?
    1. Spanish use of indirect object pronouns
      in place of subject pronouns
    2. Study Tips — Indirect object pronouns
  42. What are Object of Preposition Pronouns?
    1. Study Tips — Object of preposition pronouns
  43. What are Reflexive Pronouns and Verbs?
    1. Reciprocal action
  44. What is a Possessive Pronoun?
    1. Study Tips — Possessive pronouns
  45. What is an Interrogative Pronoun?
    1. "Who, whom, whose"
    2. Dangling prepositions
    3. "What"
    4. "Which one, which ones"
    5. "How much, how many"
    6. Study Tips — Interrogative pronouns
  46. What is a Demonstrative Pronoun?
    1. Spanish neuter demonstrative pronouns
  47. What is a Relative Pronoun?
    1. Subject in a relative clause
    2. Direct object in a relative clause
    3. Indirect object and object of a preposition
      in a relative clause
    4. Relative pronouns without antecedents
  48. What are Indefinites and Negatives?
    1. Study Tips — Indefinites and negatives

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