By John Whitlam
Modern Brazilian Portuguese Grammar: a pragmatic Guide is an leading edge reference consultant to Brazilian Portuguese, combining conventional and function-based grammar in one volume.
The Grammar is divided into elements. half A covers conventional grammatical different types resembling contract, nouns, verbs and adjectives. half B is thoroughly prepared round language features masking all significant verbal exchange occasions such as:
- establishing id
- making contact
- expressing likes, dislikes and preferences.
With a powerful emphasis on modern utilization, all grammar issues and features are richly illustrated with examples. major positive factors of the Grammar include:
- clear, jargon-free motives
- emphasis at the language because it is spoken and written today
- extensive cross-referencing among different sections.
A blend of reference grammar and useful utilization handbook, Modern Brazilian Portuguese Grammar is definitely the right source for inexperienced persons of Brazilian Portuguese in any respect degrees, from newbie to complicated. it may be used independently, or together with the fashionable Brazilian Portuguese Workbook, see ISBN 9780415566469.
John Whitlam is a contract author, college lecturer and lexicographer established in Rio de Janeiro. He has authored a few language instructing books and undertaking coordinated and co-authored 3 of the best-selling bilingual dictionaries of Portuguese and English.