Edexcel Spanish Grammar for A Level
By Phil Turk & Mike Zollo
Distributed By Trans-Atlantic Publications
309 Pages, Illustrated, 6 1/8 x 9 1/8"
$62.50 Paper Original
Edexcel Spanish Grammar for A Level is the comprehensive grammar reference textbook of choice for students studying for A level. Edexcel Spanish Grammar for A Level takes a contemporary approach to language and gives plenty of practice with graded reinforcement exercises. Our contents grid aligns to the latest Edexcel GCE A Level specification, highlighting the language and grammatical structures you need for the AS and A2 exam.
Each chapter covers a specific grammatical point and is divided into three sections:
• Mecanismos provides clear explanations in English with examples in Spanish.
• ¡Ponte a punto! Includes graded reinforcement exercises to practice what has been explained, with a self-check answer key.
• ¡... Y en marcha! offers a range of open-ended communicative activities to encourage and develop the creative use of language using the grammar points covered.
Table of Contents:
Introduction 1 Grammar - what is it? 2 Nouns and articles 3 Adjectives 4 Adverbs 5 Comparative of adjectives and adverbs 6 Superlative of adjectives and adverbs 7 Demonstrative adjectives and pronouns 8 Possessive adjectives and pronouns 9 Numerals 10 Measures and dimensions 11 Times, dates, weather and tener expressions 12 Pronouns 13 Infinitives 14 Present tense 15 Radical-changing verbs 16 Reflexive verbs 17 Future tense 18 Conditional tense 19 Imperfect tense 20 Continuous tenses 21 Preterite tense 22 Preterite and imperfect tenses together 23 Perfect tense 24 Pluperfect and other compound tenses with haber 25 Modal auxiliaries: 'must', 'ought', 'should', 'can', 'could' 26 Gustar and other 'back-to-front' verbs 27 Prepositions and the infinitive 28 Participles and gerunds 29 Imperatives 30 Ser and estar 31 The passive and its avoidance 32 Tenses of the subjunctive 33 Subjunctive: influence, emotion and judgement 34 Subjunctive: doubt, disbelief and possibilty 35 Subjunctive: futurity, purpose and other expressions 36 Subjunctive: indefinite and negative antecedents 37 Other uses of the subjunctive 38 'If...' clauses 39 Negatives 40 Prepositions 41 The personal a 42 Para and por 43 How long for? 44 Relative pronouns and adjectives 45 Interrogatives and exclamations 46 Direct and indirect speech 47 Some special suffixes 48 Spanish spelling and pronunciation 49 An introduction to Spanish vocabulary 50 To put it another way Key to the ¡Ponte a punto! exercises Verb table Index
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