Modern Brazilian Portuguese Grammar Workbook
Whitlam (John)
Source: Whitlam (John) - Modern Brazilian Portuguese Grammar Workbook
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Contents

    Introduction

    Part A - Structures
  1. Pronunciation and spelling 3
  2. Gender and gender agreement 5
  3. Number and number agreement 7
  4. Articles 9
  5. Adjectives and adverbs 11
  6. Numbers and numerical expressions 14
  7. Personal pronouns 16
  8. Demonstratives 19
  9. Possessives 21
  10. Relative pronouns 23
  11. Interrogatives 25
  12. Exclamations 27
  13. Indefinite adjectives and pronouns 28
  14. Negatives 30
  15. Regular verb conjugations 31
  16. Semi-irregular and irregular verbs 34
  17. Gerunds, past participles, compound tenses and the passive 37
  18. Use of the tenses 40
  19. The infinitive 45
  20. The subjunctive 47
  21. The imperative 50
  22. Reflexive verbs 52
  23. Ser, estar and ficar 54
  24. Verbs used in auxiliary, modal1 and impersonal constructions 56
  25. Prepositions 58
  26. Conjunctions 60
  27. Word order 62
  28. Word formation 63

    Part B - Functions
  29. Making social contacts 67
  30. Basic strategies for communication 71
  31. Asking questions and responding 73
  32. Negating 75
  33. Reporting 76
  34. Asking and giving personal information 79
  35. Identifying people and things 81
  36. Describing 83
  37. Making comparisons 86
  38. Expressing existence and availability 88
  39. Expressing location and distance 90
  40. Expressing possessive relations 92
  41. Expressing changes 94
  42. Expressing cause, effect and purpose 96
  43. Expressing knowledge 98
  44. Remembering and forgetting 100
  45. Expressing obligation and duty 102
  46. Expressing needs 104
  47. Expressing possibility and probability 106
  48. Expressing certainty and uncertainty 108
  49. Expressing supposition 110
  50. Expressing conditions 112
  51. Expressing contrast or opposition 114
  52. Expressing capability and incapability 116
  53. Seeking and giving permission 118
  54. Asking and giving opinions 120
  55. Expressing agreement, disagreement and indifference 122
  56. Expressing desires and preferences 123
  57. Expressing likes and dislikes 125
  58. Expressing surprise 127
  59. Expressing satisfaction and dissatisfaction 128
  60. Expressing hope 130
  61. Expressing sympathy 132
  62. Apologizing and expressing forgiveness 134
  63. Expressing fear or worry 136
  64. Expressing gratitude 137
  65. Giving advice and making suggestions 138
  66. Making requests 140
  67. Giving directions, instructions and orders 142
  68. Making an offer or invitation and accepting or declining 144
  69. Talking about the present 146
  70. Talking about the future 149
  71. Talking about the past 152
    Answer key 156
    Index of grammar structures 186
    Index of functions 188.

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