Practising Spanish Grammar can be used independently or as the ideal companion to the sixth edition of the widely acclaimed A New Reference Grammar of Modern Spanish (Butt, Benjamin and Moreira Rodríguez).
Thoroughly updated, this fourth edition of the workbook features an improved organization which closely mirrors that of A New Reference Grammar of Modern Spanish, sixth edition. The selection of exercises has been fully revised and expanded with new exercises on a variety of topics including possessives, conditional, future and past tenses, and polite requests.
Designed to stimulate and engage even the most grammar-shy students, this is an ideal resource for Spanish learners at CEFR Level B2–C1, ACFTL Intermediate-High to Advanced.
Table of Contents
6. The neuter
10. Forms of verbs
11. Indicative usage
12. The subjunctive
13. The imperative
14. Non-finite forms of the verb
15. Auxiliary verbs - poder, saber etc.
16. Personal a
17. Negative constructions
18. Questions and exclamations
19. Conditional sentences
20. Pronominal verbs
21. The expression of 'becoming'
23. Ser, estar and haber
25. Expressions of time
28. Relative pronouns
29. Nominalizers and cleft sentences
30. Word order
31. Affective suffixes
32. Spelling and punctuation
33. General exercises
Glossary of Grammatical Terms
Key to the Exercises
Angela Howkins is a former Lecturer in Spanish at Dundee College, Scotland.
Christopher Pountain is Professor of Spanish Linguistics at Queen Mary's College, University of London.
Teresa de Carlos is a native speaker of Spanish and a former Senior Language Teaching Officer at the University of Cambridge.