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Emily Spinelli

English Grammar for Students of Spanish:
The Study Guide for Those Learning Spanish

7th ed.
ISBN: 978-0-934034-41-8
Pp. 201
$19.95

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Need help learning Spanish grammar?

Supplement your textbook with English Grammar for Students of Spanish: The Study Guide for Those Learning Spanish and learn the English grammar terms your Spanish textbook assumes you know.

You will learn: see the English Grammar for Students of Spanish Table of Contents

Parts of speech — how to identify English and Spanish nouns, verbs, adjectives, prepositions . . .

Question: Why learn parts of speech?

Answer to Why learn parts of speech?

So you'll choose the correct Spanish equivalent
of an English word.

Example: leaves is sale if it's a verb, but hojas
if it's a noun.

Functions of words — how to identify English and Spanish subjects, direct
and indirect objects . . .

Question: Why learn the functions of words?

Answer to Why learn the functions of words?

So you'll choose the correct Spanish equivalent
of an English word.

Example: him is lo if it's a direct object, but le if it's
an indirect object.

English and Spanish grammatical terms — explanation of conjugation, gender, agreement . . .

Question: Why learn grammatical terms?

Answer to Why learn grammatical terms?

So you'll understand these terms that play an
important role in Spanish.

Example: "agreement" explains why red is rojo if it describes a car, but roja if it describes a dress.

Step-by-step analysis of examples — how to get from an English structure
to an equivalent Spanish structure, see Chapter 40 of the O&H Spanish Study Guide.

Question: Why offer a step-by-step analysis of examples?

Answer to Why offer a step-by-step analysis of examples?

So you'll know how to get from an English structure
to a Spanish structure.

Example: This is the book I was talking about.
Este es el libro de que hablaba.
(word-for-word: this is the book about which I was talking).

Online resources include:

Spanish Textbook Correlations —Pages to be studied in English Grammar for Students of Spanish before each lesson in your textbook.

Spanish Review Exercises — A 24 page review booklet that you can download and use to test your comprehension.