Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Get Latest Book News + FREE Shipping. Subscribe to the Boomerang Books Bulletin eNewsletter right now!

Description - Modern Portuguese by Mario A. Perini

A comprehensive modern Portuguese grammar written for the English-speaking reader. It covers in detail all the patterns of modern Portuguese as spoken and written in Brazil, focusing on those points which are especially challenging for the English-speaking student, such as the use of the subjunctive, use of the definite article, preterite versus imperfect verb forms, prepositions, and many others. There are examples to clarify every topic and an extensive index is included. The key features of the volume are: it focuses on the needs of the English-speaking reader; it incorporates the results of linguistic research in jargon-free language; it emphasizes modern spoken Brazilian usage; it describes Brazilian pronunciation in detail; it devotes a separate chapter to spelling problems; and it discusses trends of the modern spoken language.

Buy Modern Portuguese by Mario A. Perini from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780300091557
ISBN-10: 0300091559
Format: Hardback
(235mm x 178mm x mm)
Pages: 648
Imprint: Yale University Press
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publish Date: 11-Mar-2002
Country of Publication: United States

Book Reviews - Modern Portuguese by Mario A. Perini

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Modern Portuguese book by Mario A. Perini and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Author Biography - Mario A. Perini

Mario A. Perini taught linguistics and Portuguese at major Brazilian universities for many years. More recently he has taught Portuguese as a foreign language in universities in the United States. He is now visiting professor, Department of Modern Languages, University of Mississippi at Oxford.

Books By Mario A. Perini

Talking Brazilian by Mario A. Perini
Paperback, October 2003
$75.60