Step by Step Spanish - Volume 4 - PDF Download - 46 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 FOUR CONTENTS
Lesson 121 Words of Arabic origin
Lesson 122 The rhythm of speech
Lesson 123 Rules of word stress
Lesson 124 Weak and strong vowels
Lesson 125 Mispronounced words
Lesson 126 Yours untranslatably (adverbs)
Lesson 127 Place names
Lesson 128 Our English accent
Lesson 129 Our English accent (part two)
Lesson 130 Our typical errors
Lesson 131 The verb “ponerse”
Lesson 132 Translating “was”
Lesson 133 More about “was”
Lesson 134 Ser and Estar in the past
Lesson 135 Two past tenses
Lesson 136 Contrasting tenses
Lesson 137 Ways of talking about the future
Lesson 138 Future of intention
Lesson 139 Future simple
Lesson 140 More Ways of Expressing the Future
Lesson 141 Conditional sentences (some tricks)
Lesson 142 Uses of past participle (gender and number)
Lesson 143 More examples of past participles
Lesson 144 Accents and pronunciation
Lesson 145 Colloquialisms
Lesson 146 Passive voice - introduction
Lesson 147 Incomplete passive (se vende)
Lesson 148 True passive – use of past participles
Lesson 149 Indirect object pronouns
Lesson 150 Indirect object pronouns (part two)
Lesson 151 “se” “le” “les”
Lesson 152 Object pronouns in alternative positions
Lesson 153 Imperatives (tú)
Lesson 154 Imperatives (tú) linked to pronouns
Lesson 155 Summary and Imperatives (vosotros)
Lesson 156 Imperatives (vosotros) and reflexives
Lesson 157 Imperatives (usted)
Lesson 158 Present subjunctive
Lesson 159 Present subjunctive (part two)
Lesson 160 Present subjunctive (part three)
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