Step by Step Spanish - Volume 2 - PDF Download - 50 pages - 5,95€
Jane Cronin’s “Step by Step” Spanish articles have gathered a huge following of faithful readers over recent years. The articles are ideal for people who struggle with language learning and want to get a proper grasp of how the Spanish language is put together. They are clear and succinct and written in a lively easy-to-read style, building up your understanding step by step with each subject explained clearly in layman’s terms.
Whether you are a complete beginner or have some knowledge of the Spanish language already, you will find these articles an invaluable source of knowledge and inspiration.
VOLUME TWO CONTENTS
Lesson 41 Open questions in third person
Lesson 42 Summary of tense forms
Lesson 43 Just a few little words
Lesson 44 Introduction to present simple
Lesson 45 -AR verb endings in present simple
Lesson 46 -ER verb endings in present simple
Lesson 47 Some first person singular changes
Lesson 48 -IR verb endings in present simple
Lesson 49 Verb oír and present simple standard sentences
Lesson 50 Answers to translations with explanations
Lesson 51 Introduction to root-changing verbs (E – IE)
Lesson 52 Root-changing continued. Word stress
Lesson 53 More E – IE root-changing verbs (querer, sentir)
Lesson 54 O – UE root-changing verbs
Lesson 55 summary and E – I root-changing verbs
Lesson 56 More on E – I root-changing verbs
Lesson 57 Odd first person singular forms
Lesson 58 Irregular verbs IR and HABER
Lesson 59 Uses of SER and ESTAR
Lesson 60 Uses of SER and ESTAR part two
Lesson 61 Uses of SER and ESTAR part three
Lesson 62 More negative expressions – never, no one, nothing
Lesson 63 Use of “ningún”, “ninguno”, “ninguna”
Lesson 64 Disjunctive pronouns
Lesson 65 Direct object pronouns
Lesson 66 Direct object pronouns cont.
Lesson 67 Direct object pronouns – use of “le” and “les”
Lesson 68 Direct object pronouns - examples
Lesson 69 Conjunctions – and, but, or etc.
Lesson 70 Adverbs of manner
Lesson 71 Prepositions – time and place
Lesson 72 Possessive adjectives
Lesson 73 Possessive pronouns
Lesson 74 Possessive – questions. Word order
Lesson 75 Prefixes – DES
Lesson 76 Prefixes – CON, CONTRA
Lesson 77 List of other prefixes
Lesson 78 Suffixes
Lesson 79 Absolute superlatives
Lesson 80 Gentilicios
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