Complete Spanish grammar / Gilda Nissenberg
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xiii, 400 pages ; 28 cm.
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Contents
Introduction
Part 1: The present tense of regular verbs, irregular verbs, and verbs with spelling changes
Regular verbs in the present tense -- When is the present tense used in Spanish -- Irregular verbs in the present tense -- Verbs with spelling changes in the present tense -- Dar, haber, hacer, and tener in expressions with a special meaning
Part 2: The present tense of verbs with stem changes
Verbs ending in -ar and -er -- Verbs ending in -ir -- Verbs ending in -uir
Part 3: Ser and estar
Similarities and differences between ser and estar -- When is ser used in Spanish? -- When is estar used in Spanish? -- Adjectives that change their meaning when used with either ser or estar -- Expressions with estar
Part 4: The preterit tense
Regular verbs in the preterit -- When is the preterit used in Spanish? -- Verbs with spelling changes in the preterit -- Stem-changing verbs in the preterit -- Irregular verbs in the preterit -- Verbs with a special meaning in the preterit
Part 5: The imperfect tense
Regular verbs in the imperfect -- Irregular verbs in the imperfect -- When is the imperfect used in Spanish? -- The imperfect and the preterit in the same sentence
Part 6: More about the preterit and the imperfect
Summary and contrast of the preterit and the imperfect -- Verbs with a special meaning: ponverse, volverse, and hacerse
Part 7: The future and the conditional
The future tense -- When is the future tense used in Spanish? -- Other ways of expressing the future in Spanish -- The conditional mood -- When is the conditional used in Spanish? -- Other uses of the conditional
Part 8: Reflexive verbs and reflexive constructions
Reflexive verbs and pronouns -- More reflexive verbs -- Reflexive constructions with stem-changing and irregular verbs -- The use of reflexive verbs in Spanish -- Verbs that change meaning when used as reflexive verbs -- The commands in reflexive constructions -- The infinitive and present participle in reflexive constructions -- Reflexive constructions in reciprocal actions -- How to express to become in Spanish -- The reflexive construction in other tenses
Part 9: The progressive tenses
The forms of the present participle in regular, irregular, and stem-changing verbs -- Placement of reflexive pronouns and other object pronouns with the present participle -- When is the present progressive used in Spanish? -- The progressive forms in other tenses -- Verbs of motion in progressive tenses -- Present participle: Spanish compared to English
Part 10: Compound tenses: the present perfect and the past perfect
The present perfect -- Past participles ending in -ido and irregular past participles -- When is the present perfect tense used in Spanish? -- The past perfect or pluperfect -- When is the past perfect used in Spanish? -- Other compound tense forms: the preterit perfect -- When is the preterit perfect tense used in Spanish? -- Haber + a participle: the Spanish equivalent of the perfect infinitive -- When is the infinitive of haber + a participle used in Spanish?
Part 11: Compount tenses: the future perfect and the conditional perfect
The future perfect -- When is the future perfect used in Spanish? -- The conditional perfect -- When is the conditional perfect used in Spanish?
Part 12: The passive voice and passive constructions
The passive voice in Spanish -- When is the passive voice used in Spanish? -- The passive construction with the pronoun se -- When is the passive construction with se used in Spanish? -- Impersonal constructions used to substitute for passive constructions
Part 13: The subjunctive mood: the present and the present perfect subjunctive tenses in noun clauses
The subjunctive mood: the present subjunctive -- The present subjunctive -- Verbs with spelling changes in the present subjunctive -- Verbs with stem changes in the present subjunctive -- Irregular verbs in the present indicative and in the present subjunctive -- Irregular verbs in the present subjunctive -- When is the present subjunctive used in Spanish? -- Other uses of the present subjunctive -- The present perfect subjunctive -- When is the present perfect subjunctive used in Spanish?
Part 14: More uses of the subjunctive: adverb and relative clauses
The subjunctive in adverb clauses -- When is the subjunctive used in dependent adverb clauses in Spanish? -- Expressions that may or may not require the subjunctive -- When is the subjunctive not used in dependent adverb clauses in Spanish? -- More uses of the subjunctive: the subjunctive in adjective clauses -- When is the subjunctive used in adjective clauses? -- Other uses of the subjunctive
Part 15: The subjunctive mood past tenses: the imperfect and the pluperfect subjunctive
The imperfect subjunctive -- When is the imperfect subjunctive used in Spanish? -- Other uses of the imperfect subjunctive -- The pluperfect subjunctive -- When is the pluperfect subjunctive used in Spanish? -- Other uses of the pluperfect subjunctive -- The imperfect and pluperfect subjunctive in contrary-to-fact conditional clauses
Part 16: The commands
Formal or polite commands -- When are formal commands used in Spanish? -- Informal (tu) affirmative command forms -- Tu negative command forms -- Plural familiar (vosotros) affirmative command forms -- Vosotros negative commands forms -- When are informal (tu) commands used in Spanish? -- Commands and the positions of reflexive and object pronouns -- Other ways of expressing a command (nosotros)
Part 17: Nouns and articles
Gender of nouns in Spanish: endings of nouns -- Masculine nouns and their endings in Spanish -- Feminine nouns and their endings in Spanish -- Other endings to consider for the gender of nouns -- Other nouns and their gender -- Plural of nouns -- Definite articles -- When are definite articles used in Spanish? -- More about the uses of definite articles in Spanish -- When are definite articles omitted in Spanish? -- Lo, the neuter article -- Indefinite articles -- When are indefinite articles used in Spanish? -- When are indefinite articles not used in Spanish?
Part 18: Adjectives
Gender and number of adjectives in Spanish -- Where are adjectives placed in Spanish? -- Other adjective forms used before nouns: the shortened forms -- Other considerations about the position of adjectives -- Words that function as adjectives -- Comparatives and superlatives -- Irregular comparative and superlative adjectives -- Other comparisons
Part 19: Personal pronouns
Subject pronouns -- Uses of the subject pronouns -- Pronouns as objects or prepositions -- When are prepositional pronouns used in Spanish? -- Direct object pronouns -- When are direct object pronouns used in Spanish? -- Indirect object pronouns -- Where are indirect object pronouns placed? -- Double object pronouns -- How are double object pronouns used in Spanish? -- The indirect object pronoun with gustar and other verbs
Part 20: Relative pronouns
Que: When is the relative pronoun que used in Spanish? -- Quien: When is the relative pronoun quien used in Spanish? -- El que and el cual: When are the relative pronouns el que and el cual and their forms used in Spanish? -- Lo que and lo cual: When are the relative pronoun lo que and lo cual used in Spanish? -- Relative pronouns after prepositions -- Cuyo, cuya: When are the relative adjectives cuyo, cuya used in Spanish?
Part 21: Possessive and demonstrative adjectives and pronouns
Possessive adjectives and pronouns -- Possessive adjective forms: the short forms and the long forms -- When are the short and long forms of the possessive adjectives used in Spanish? -- Possessive pronouns -- Demonstrative adjectives -- When are the different forms of the demonstrative adjectives used in Spanish? -- Demonstrative pronouns -- The neuter forms of the demonstrative pronouns
Part 22: Adverbs
Adverb forms in Spanish -- Compound adverbs -- Other adverb forms: adverbial expressions -- Adjectives and nouns used as adverbs -- Comparisons with adverbs -- When are adverbs used in Spanish?
Part 23: Prepositions
Frequently used prepositions in Spanish -- Relationships of commonly used prepositions and compound prepositions -- The preposition a and the personal a -- Uses of prepositions and their English equivalents -- The uses of para and por -- Por in common idiomatic expressions -- Verbs that require the preposition a or de + an infinitive in Spanish -- Verbs with other prepositions -- Verbs that require a preposition in English but not in Spanish
Part 24: Indefinite and negative words and expressions
Indefinite and negative words in Spanish -- When are indefinite and negative words used in Spanish? -- Other negative expressions -- The conjunctions pero and sino and negative expressions -- When are pero and sino used in Spanish?
Part 25: Interrogative and exlamatory words
Interrogative words and expressions -- Interrogative words in Spanish -- Other uses of interrogative words and expressions -- Para que? Por que?: When are they used in Spanish? -- Interrogative words and expressions in indirect questions -- Exlamations
Part 26: Numbers
Cardinal numbers -- When do we use cardinal numbers? -- Ordinal numbers -- Other numbers: fractions and multiple numbers
Summary
Presents a collection of exercises and examples that cover all aspects of Spanish grammar.
11.00 CMM (99-CMM-9)
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