"Part A covers traditional grammatical categories such as word order, nouns, verbs and adjectives. Part B is... organized around language functions and notions such as: * Giving and seeking information * Putting actions into context * Expressing likes, dislikes and preferences ... grammar points and functions ... illustrated with examples."
"... guide to the forms and structures of Spanish as it is written and spoken today, both in Spain and in Latin America... fifth edition incorporates the latest research findings of the Royal Spanish Academy's official grammar book, the Nueva gramatica de la lengua española ... includes new vocabulary--such as topical and technological terms... more Latin-American Spanish to ensure extensive world-wide coverage..."
"[A] detailed description of a highly-endangered variety of Aymara spoken in the remote Andean village of Muylaque (Muylaq'i), in Southern Peru. This heretofore undescribed variety has many unique characteristics that shed light on the impressive extent of variation in Aymara."