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Wed Aug 13 2003

Books: Applied Ling, Portuguese: McGovern, Ganho

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  1. jreid, Using Portuguese: McGovern, Ganho

Message 1: Using Portuguese: McGovern, Ganho

Date: Tue, 12 Aug 2003 14:50:22 +0000
From: jreid <>
Subject: Using Portuguese: McGovern, Ganho

Title: Using Portuguese
Subtitle: A Guide to Contemporary Usage
Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: Cambridge University Press		 
Author: Timothy Michael McGovern, University of California, Santa
	Barbara, CA
Author: Ana Sofia Ganho, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 
Paperback: ISBN: 0521796636, Pages: 280, Price: $24.00
Comment: Price subject to change

This guide to Portuguese usage covers the Brazilian and European
varieties of Portuguese, and differentiates clearly between them. It
pays special attention to those areas of vocabulary and grammar which
cause most difficulty to English-speakers and also includes a special
chapter for students familiar with Spanish, highlighting similarities
and differences between the two languages. Consideration is given
throughout to questions of style and register. The text is an
essential reference for intermediate as well as more advanced

1. Introduction; 2. Written expression; 3. Vocabulary; 4. Nouns and
adjectives; 5. Verbs; 6. Reported speech; 7. Pronouns and articles;
8. Adverbs; 9. Comparatives and superlatives; 10. Interrogatives;
11. Fields of meaning - vocabulary extension; 12. Portuguese for
Spanish speakers; Portuguese index; English index.

Lingfield(s): Applied Linguistics
		Language Acquisition
Subject Language(s): Portuguese (Language code: POR)

Written In: English (Language Code: ENG)

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