English Grammar for Students of Spanish by Emily Spinelli
The Study Guide for Those Learning Spanish, Seventh edition (O&H Study Guides)

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Seventh edition of this popular self-study guide for students of Spanish. Each chapter covers a grammar point: i.e., a part of speech (noun, verb, pronoun), a word's function in a sentence (subject, direct object, indirect object), a grammatical term (tense, conjugation, gender, agreement). Each chapter is divided into two sections. 1. In English: grammar is explained as it relates to English, anticipating concepts necessary for Spanish. 2. In Spanish: grammar is explained as it relates to Spanish, with examples and explanations of the rules applied. Points out similarities, differences, and alerts students to pitfalls. Study Tips: how to learn vocabulary, memorize verb conjugations.... Available online: 1. Review booklet with Answer key 2. Correlations to popular1st-year college Spanish textbooks indicating the pages that correspond to the grammar points to be studied in class. This self-study guide is part of the O&H Study Guide series for students of foreign languages. Experience has shown that students using the O&H Spanish Study Guide improve their performance in Spanish grammar thanks to a better understanding of English grammar and teachers can devote more class time to developing communicative skills.

About Emily Spinelli

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Emily Spinelli received her Ph.D. in Spanish from Ohio State University, where she studied Spanish language and Hispanic literature and culture as well as foreign language education and second language acquisition theory. Currently, she is Executive Director of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP) and Professor Emerita of Spanish at the University of Michigan-Dearborn, where she taught courses in all levels of Spanish language, literature, language of business, and culture and civilization. Professor Spinelli also coordinated the foreign language teaching-certification program and taught courses in foreign language methodology. In addition to several textbooks, Professor Spinelli has also published many articles and reviews in scholarly journals. She is a frequent speaker and presenter at state, national, and international conferences and has consulted with school districts and universities throughout the country on issues related to foreign language education and methodology. Through the years, Professor Spinelli has been very active in professional organizations. She has served on the Executive Council of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) and is a past president of that organization. She has also served as editor of FOREIGN LANGUAGE ANNALS, the official journal of ACTFL, and as the president of the AATSP.
Published May 28, 2012 by Olivia & Hill Press. 201 pages
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