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Modern Brazilian Portuguese Grammar: A Practical Guide Modern Grammars.

Post on Dec views. A Practical Guide is an innovative referenceguide to Brazilian Portuguese, combining traditional and function-based grammar in asingle volume. The Grammar is divided into two parts. Part A covers traditional grammatical categoriessuch as agreement, nouns, verbs and adjectives.

Part B is carefully organized aroundlanguage functions covering all major communication situations such as: Establishing identity Making contact Expressing likes, dislikes and preferences.

With a strong emphasis on contemporary usage, all grammar points and functions arerichly illustrated with examples.

Main features of the Grammar include: Clear, jargon-free explanations Emphasis on the language as it is spoken and written today Extensive cross-referencing between the different sections. A combination of reference grammar and practical usage manual, Modern BrazilianPortuguese Grammar is atualiada ideal source for learners of Brazilian Portuguese at all levels,from beginner to advanced. John Whitlam is a freelance writer, university lecturer and lexicographer based in Rio deJaneiro.

He has authored a number of language teaching books and project-coordinatedand co-authored three of the best-selling bilingual dictionaries of Atulaizada and English. No part of this book may be reprinted or reproduced or utilized in any form or by any wm, mechanical, or other means, now known or hereafter invented, including photocopying and recording, or in any information storage or retrieval system, without permission in writing from the publishers.

Modern Brazilian Portuguese grammar: Routledge modern grammars Includes bibliographical references and index.

Portuguese language Textbooks for foreign speakers English. Portuguese language Spoken Portugese. Regular verb forms Appendix II: Principal irregular verbs Appendix III: Verbs with irregular past participles Appendix IV: Verbs with both atkalizada regular and an irregular past participle Appendix V: It is divided into two main parts: Part A Structures is a concise grammar of Brazilian Portuguese organized in the traditionalway, describing the different grammatical features in turn.

You can ztualizada this section bothfor systematic study of grammar and for quick reference when you want to know somethingabout a particular form or structure e. Part B Functions, which is the larger of the lfi parts, is organized atualisada to the kindsof things you might want to say or write in particular situations in Portuguese, and hereyou can look up such things as how to apologize, how to say what 1146 like and dislike,how to describe a person, etc.


You will find that atualizwda the same information is givenin both parts of the book, although it is organized in a different way: You will often want to refer back and forth between the two parts of the book; indeed, youare encouraged to do so, and to help you find what you are looking for, there are numerouscross-references indicated in the text or by arrows in the margin.

There is also an index ofwords and topics at the back of the book so that you can find information again quicklyand easily. In Brazilian Portuguese there are considerable differences between informal and formalusage and between spoken and written language, and these are pointed out whereappropriate. Note that these categories are not synonymous: I have tried asfar as possible to reflect the register of different forms and structures in the content andtranslation of the examples.

I have used traditional grammatical terms, especially in the Structures part, though I haveexplained such terms with reference to English in most cases.

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You can also find anexplanation of any grammatical terms you may be unfamiliar with in the Glossary. The following abbreviations have been used: I would like to thank in particular Dr Beatriz Caldas for her perceptive and thought-provoking comments on the text, and Marcelo Affonso for his patience and moral supportthroughout.

I am also grateful to all the friends, students and colleagues in Brazil whohave, mostly unwittingly, served as informants for this book. The apartment is small.

As casas so espaosas. The houses are spacious. A Jlia extremamente inteligente. Julia is extremely intelligent. They talk very fast. AgentThe performer of a verbal action: O rapaz que est falando com a Cristina meu primo. The guy who is talking to Cristina is my cousin.

O carro que compramos verde. The car we bought is green. A praia longe daqui. The beach is a long way from here. Tem uma livraria por aqui? Is there a bookshop around here? Auxiliary verbs see ClauseA clause is a sentence within a sentence, recognizable because it contains a verb of itsown. Clauses that can stand on their own are called main clauses, while those that cannotstand alone and must be combined with a main clause are called subordinate clauses: Se chover, vou ficar em casa. If it rains, Im going to stay at home.


Eu acho que ele tem razo. I think hes right. In the examples above, vou ficar em casa and eu acho are the main clauses, while sechover and que ele tem razo are subordinate clauses. Conjunctions see Chapter 26 Conjunctions join words or groups of words. They are words like e and, ou or, masbut, porque because, etc.: Ele chega amanh ou depois de amanh. He arrives tomorrow or the day after tomorrow. Ela trabalhou at tarde porque tinha muito o que fazer.

She worked late because she had a lot to do. Demonstratives see Chapter 8 Demonstratives indicate proximity or remoteness, e. Direct object see ObjectGender see Chapter 2 Portuguese has two genders, masculine and feminine.

For example, a mesa the table isfeminine, while o carro the car is masculine. In Portuguese, the infinitive can be impersonal orpersonal: They want to come back.

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Vamos esperar at eles voltarem. Lets wait until they get back. In the first example above, voltar is an impersonal infinitive with the same subject asquerem; in the second example, voltarem is 11416 personal infinitive with its own subject,eles.

Modal verb see MoodIn Portuguese it is usual to refer to the indicative see Chapter 18the subjunctive seeChapter 20 and the imperative see Rm 21 as different moods of the verb: Ela mora em Sorocaba. She lives in Sorocaba. Tomara que no chova. Lets hope it doesnt rain. As a rough guide, the indicative mood is associated with statements and assertions, theimperative with orders and commands, and the subjunctive with a wide range of subordinateCLAUSE usages.

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NounsNouns typically denote things, people, animals or abstract concepts, e. NumberPortuguese, like English, distinguishes singular and plural number, e. It isusual to distinguish between direct objects and indirect objects: Ela me deu um presente. She gave me a present. In this sentence, um presente is the direct object of the verb deu while me is the indirectobject. Object pronounAn object pronoun is a word that substitutes a noun, usually to avoid repetition, and thatfunctions as the OBJECT of a verb.

Like objects, object pronouns can be direct or indirect: He showed me the photos. No tem sido fcil. It hasnt been easy. The house was destroyed. There are three persons: Possessives see Chapter 9 Adjectives or pronouns that indicate to whom or to what someone or something belongs: These books are mine. Ela est em casa. They moved to So Paulo.