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Title: A Comprehensive Spanish Grammar
Written By: Jacques De Bruyne
Christopher J. Pountain
Description:

This is a definitive grammar for all students of Spanish.
The book covers topics from basic pronounciation and the use of the noun, to particular problem areas, such as difficulties with verbs and word order. Special sections examine regional diversity within the language, and attention is paid throughout to the inclusion of Latin-American Spanish.

Publication Year: 1995
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
Syntax
Subject Language(s): Spanish
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0631190872
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 704
Prices: U.S. $ 36.95
U.K. £ 19.99

 
 
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0631168036
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 704
Prices: U.S. $ 91.95
U.K. £ 65.00