3rd Edition

¡Exacto! A Practical Guide to Spanish Grammar

    296 Pages
    by Routledge

    296 Pages
    by Routledge

    ¡Exacto! is an accessible guide to Spanish grammar.

    Using an appealing visual layout, the essentials of Spanish grammar are presented in tables and charts allowing learners to navigate the information easily and view explanations, examples of usage and any exceptions to the rule at a glance.

    Key features:

    • Grids and tables ensure key information is available for quick reference and review
    • Graded to allow students to hone in on the material most suited to their current level
    • Coverage of Spanish as a world language, with examples from different varieties of Peninsular Spanish and Latin American Spanish
    • Grammar and workbook in one, with exercises within each unit to practise and consolidate learning
    • A glossary of grammatical terminology ensures all explanations within the book are clear and accessible
    • An answer key making it ideal for self-study.

    Suitable for class use and independent study, this new edition of ¡Exacto! is the ideal grammar reference and practice resource for all learners of Spanish, from beginners to advanced students.

    1 Accentuation  2 Nouns  3 Articles  4 Qualifying adjectives  5 Personal pronouns  6 Demonstratives  7 Possessives  8 Numerals  9 Indefinites  10 Adverbs  11 Interrogatives  12 Prepositions  13 Interjections  14 The Spanish verb  15 Impersonal forms of the verb  16 Present tenses of the indicative  17 Future tenses of the indicative  18 Past tenses of the indicative  19 Imperatives  20 Conditional tenses  21 Subjunctives tenses  22 Special verbs  23 Special verb constructions  24 Sentence organisation: the simple sentence  25 Negatives  26 Sentence organisation: compound and complex sentences  27 Indirect speech


    Ane Ortega was a lecturer in Spanish at The Open University, UK, and is currently a lecturer in Language Education at the Begoñako Andra Mari Teacher Training University College of Bilbao, Spain.

    Tita Beaven is a senior lecturer in Spanish at The Open University.

    Cecilia Garrido was for many years a senior lecturer in Spanish at The Open University. She retired from the University in 2015.

    Sean Scrivener is an editor attached to the School of Languages and Applied Linguistics at The Open University.