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L
ANGUAGE IN
U
SE
L
ENGUA Y 
U
SO
by 
Beryl T. Atkins and Hélène M. A. LewisTeresa Álvarez García Diana Feri José Miguel Galván Déniz Cordelia Lilly 
 
Language in Use
Contents
Spanish-English 
PageIntroduction 5
1
Suggestions 6
2
Advice 6
3
Offers 7
4
Requests 7
5
Comparisons 8
6
Opinions 9
7
Likes, dislikes and preferences 10
8
Intentions and desires 10
9
Permission 11
10
Obligation 12
11
Agreement 13
12
Disagreement 13
13
Approval 14
14
Disapproval 15
15
Certainty, probability, possibility and capability 15
16
Doubt, improbability, impossibility andincapability 16
17
Explanations 17
18
Apologies 18
19
Job applications 18
20
Commercial correspondence 20
21
General correspondence 22
22
Thanks 25
23
Best wishes 25
24
Announcements 25
25
Invitations 26
26
Essay writing 27
27
The telephone 33
27a
E-mail 35
Lengua y Uso
Índice de materias
Inglés-Español 
PáginaIntroducción 5
27
El teléfono 33
27a
Correo electrónico 36
28
Sugerencias 37
29
Consejos 37
30
Propuestas 38
31
Peticiones 38
32
Comparaciones 39
33
Opiniones 40
34
Gustos y preferencias 40
35
Intenciones y deseos 41
36
Permiso 42
37
Obligación 43
38
Acuerdo 44
39
Desacuerdo 44
40
Aprobación 45
41
Desaprobación 46
42
Certeza, probabilidad, posibilidad y capacidad 46
43
Incertidumbre, improbabilidad, imposibilidad eincapacidad 47
44
Explicaciones 48
45
Disculpas 49
46
Solicitudes de trabajo 49
47
Correspondencia comercial 51
48
Correspondencia de carácter general 53
49
Agradecimientos 56
50
Saludos de cortesía y felicitaciones 56
51
Notas y avisos de sociedad 56
52
Invitaciones 57
53
Redacción 58
Corpus acknowledgements
We would like to acknowledge the assistance of the many hundreds of individuals and companies who have kindly givenpermission for copyright material to be used in The Bank of English. The written sources include many national and regionalnewspapers in Britain and overseas; magazine and periodical publishers in Britain, the United States and Australia.Extensive spoken data has been provided by radio and television broadcasting companies; research workers at many universitiesand other institutions; and individual numerous contributors. We are grateful to them all.
Agradecimientos
Agradecemos especialmente la valiosa colaboración de los periódicos EL MUNDO y ABC, así como del Laboratorio de LingüísticaInformática de la Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, en el que se realizó el ‘Corpus de Referencia de la Lengua EspañolaContemporánea: corpus oral centro-peninsular‘ dirigido por el Prof. Dr. Francisco A. Marcos-Marín.

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