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Spanish for Reading and Translation is designed to prepare students to be able to read in Spanish, particularly for students enrolled in universities that call for a reading knowledge of a foreign language as a requirement for a graduate degree. Requiring only a recognition knowledge of Spanish, this text prepares students to answer content questions about passages and to translate English text into Spanish.

Table of Contents

Every chapter includes the following sections:

Reading

Vocabulary

Grammar

Reading

 

Each of the sections contains accompanying exercises.  The grammar topics are as follows:

 

Preliminary Lesson

  • Pronunciation, reading strategies, cognates and use of the dictionary

Chapter 1

  • Gender and number of nouns, definite and indefinite articles, and prepositions

Chapter 2

  • Adjectives, subject pronouns, present tense, ser and estar

Chapter 3

  • Imperfect tense and preterit tense

Chapter 4

  • Future tense, conditional tense and affirmative and negative word pairs

 

Review Lesson 1 — Chapters 1-4

 

Chapter 5

  • Compound tenses and progressive tenses

Chapter 6

  • Commands, present subjunctive, and present subjunctive in noun clauses

Chapter 7

  • Present subjunctive in adjective and adverbial clauses, imperfect subjunctive, and sequence of tenses

Chapter 8

  • Compound tenses of the subjunctive, si clauses, adjective, adverbs, and superlatives

 

Review Lesson 2 — Chapters 5-8

 

Chapter 9

  • Direct and indirect object pronouns, gustar and similar verbs, personal a, neuter pronoun lo, pronouns as objects of prepositions, reflexive pronouns, and reciprocal constructions

Chapter 10

  • True passive voice, passive construction with se, se in accidental happenings, estar plus past participle, and hace in time expressions

Chapter 11

  • Possessive adjectives and pronouns, demonstrative adjectives and pronouns, and relatives

Chapter 12

  • Por and para, questions and exclamations, word order, numbers, expressions of obligation, lo plus adjectives and adverbs, uses of the infinitive, and diminutives and augmentatives

 

Review Lesson 3 — Chapters 9-12

 

Appendix I

  • Specialized Readings

 

Appendix II

  • Reading and Translation Resources: Dictionaries, Newspapers, Magazines and Journals

Index

 

Product Details

ISBN:
9780131916487
Author:
Cash, Annette Grant
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Author:
Murray, James
Author:
Cash, Annette G.
Subject:
Spanish
Subject:
Foreign Languages - Spanish
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
MySpanishKit Series
Publication Date:
June 2005
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
172
Dimensions:
10 x 8 x 0.5 in 363 gr

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