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101 Spanish Riddles : Understanding Spanish Language and Culture through Humor
     

101 Spanish Riddles : Understanding Spanish Language and Culture through Humor

by Rafael Falcon, Luc Nisset-Raidon (Illustrator), Rafael Falcin
 

Riddles are an essential component of Hispanic humor and folklore. 101 Spanish Riddles presents a fun and entertaining way to expand your knowledge of both Spanish language and culture. Some riddles rhyme, some play on words, some require lateral thinking, and some provide the answer in the question. Organized into ten thematic sections, each riddle is

Overview

Riddles are an essential component of Hispanic humor and folklore. 101 Spanish Riddles presents a fun and entertaining way to expand your knowledge of both Spanish language and culture. Some riddles rhyme, some play on words, some require lateral thinking, and some provide the answer in the question. Organized into ten thematic sections, each riddle is accompanied by a humorous illustration, an English translation, and the answer. In many cases, a dialogue or narrative presents the key vocabulary in a contemporary everyday context, for which translations are included at the back of the book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780658015052
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
07/31/2001
Series:
101... Language Series
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.33(d)

Meet the Author

Rafael Falcón is professor of Spanish at Goshen College, Indiana.

Illustrator Luc Nisset-Raidon has worked for major European newspapers and magazines and has published more than 40 comic strip albums.

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