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By J. C. Wells

How do you pronounce biopic, synod, and Breughel? - and why? Do our cake and archaic sound the same? Where does the stress go in stalagmite? What's odd about the word epergne? As a finale, the author writes a letter to his 16-year-old self.

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Title: Systemic Functional Grammar of Spanish
Subtitle: A Contrastive Study with English
Written By: Julia Lavid
Jorge Arus
Juan Rafael Zamorano-Mansilla

This second volume offers a systemic-functional account of Spanish, and
analyses how Spanish grammatical forms compare and contrast with those of
English. The authors analyse Spanish according to the three main
'metafunctions': ideational, interpersonal, and textual.

The result is a comprehensive examination of Spanish grammar from the
clause upwards. Presupposing little or no knowledge of Spanish, this book
will be of interest to researchers in Spanish language, systemic functional
linguistics or contrastive linguistics.

Publication Year: 2009
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing (formerly The Continuum International Publishing Group)
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Spanish
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0826482953
ISBN-13: 9780826482952
Pages: 576
Prices: U.K. £ 150.00
U.S. $ 275.00