Practice Makes Perfect: Basic Spanish

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Learn the Spanish you need. Gain the language skills you want.

Practice Makes Perfect: Basic Spanish is a trusted companion to your Spanish-learning experience. In each bite-sized lesson, author Dorothy Richmond explains one—and only one—grammar concept and illustrates it with many clear examples. The accompanying fun and interesting exercises let you practice, practice, practice what you have learned. Although these lessons are purposely short...

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Overview

Learn the Spanish you need. Gain the language skills you want.

Practice Makes Perfect: Basic Spanish is a trusted companion to your Spanish-learning experience. In each bite-sized lesson, author Dorothy Richmond explains one—and only one—grammar concept and illustrates it with many clear examples. The accompanying fun and interesting exercises let you practice, practice, practice what you have learned. Although these lessons are purposely short so you can complete them in twenty minutes or less, you can go at a pace that works for you.

This guide/workbook will help you master

present tense verb conjugation • the ser and estar verb forms • adjectives • possessive pronouns • sentence structures • the contractions al and del • indefinite articles • tener idioms • and more

Whether you are learning on your own or taking a beginning Spanish class, Practice Makes Perfect: Basic Spanish will help you build your confidence.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071458054
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 12/9/2008
  • Series: McGraw-Hill Practice Makes Perfect Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 272
  • Sales rank: 100,252
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Dorothy Richmond is an experienced teacher of Spanish and the bestselling author of Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Verb Tenses.

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Table of Contents

Preface
1. Definite articles; Family
2. Indefinite articles; Around the House
3. Yo tengo and yo quiero; Animals
4. The use of hay; The classroom
5. Subject pronouns; Common -ar verbs; Regular -ar verbs; Days of the week
Cumulativo 1
6. Clothing; -Ar verb endings
7. Regular -er verbs; Food and drink
8. -Er verb endings; Common -er verbs
9. Forms of adjectives; Colors; Expressing "I like"
10. Descriptive adjectives; Expressing "more than"
Cumulativo 2
11. Regular -ir verbs; Common -ir verbs
12. Asking questions; Interrogatives
Etc. (Chaps. 13-50)
Cumulative Paragraphs
Answer key
English-Spanish glossary
Index

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 6, 2009

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    basic spanish grammer

    It is a very great book .The excercises make you understand and learn better. I recommend this to those who want to improve or review their spanish.

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  • Posted April 13, 2009

    Good introduction to beginning Spanish

    Suitable for instructing younger students, clear, concise, good grounding in grammar essentials, but lacking in vocabulary building. Easily remedied with use of other sources available at B&N.

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