A Comparative Practical Grammar of French, Spanish and by Mario A. Pei, Oliver W. Heatwole

By Mario A. Pei, Oliver W. Heatwole

A superb comparative analyzing grammar of the 3 significant romance languages. even supposing possibly geared in the direction of English scholars studying a language for the 1st time, it is going to be Most worthy to English audio system that have already got a analyzing fluency in a single of those 3 languages--simply for the familiarity with the grammatical phrases, the subjunctive temper, etc.

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1. A Comparative useful Grammar of French, Spanish and Italian via O. W. Heatwole (1949) you'll be capable of purchase it from third-party dealers on Amazon; at the moment a paperback version from 1977 is obtainable for $15.99. (I don’t comprehend if the 1977 variation is any assorted from the 1949 variation because it may possibly simply be a reprint.) The publication used to be edited via Mario Pei and within the foreword, he explains why a booklet of this sort is needed:

“But how fantastic would it not be if there have been just a comparative grammar of the most Romance languages, that may permit me to check at a look a rule within the language with which i'm so much conversant in the corresponding rule within the language i do know least!”

This paintings is a solution to the wakeful and subconscious wishes of those scholars and instructor of Romance languages. it's a e-book the need of which has lengthy been felt, yet by some means not anyone has ever taken the difficulty to provide it.

There is a few inconsistency within the incontrovertible fact that Departments of Romance Languages are way more universal in our approach of upper schooling than separate Departments of French, Spanish and Italian, but nowhere are the Romance Languages taught as a unit from the comparative attitude that may let the learner to prevent significant confusions and significant pitfalls. studying 3 similar languages without delay should still definitely turn out not more tough than studying them individually.

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