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It's not the Spanish you learned in school. Learn the lingo on: Love, Sex, Extreme Sports, Video Games, Fashion, Body and Gross Bodily Functions, Internet, Text Messaging, Gossip, Entertainment, and Partying. Also exposed in Hide This Book are hilarious language mishaps, social trends, and cool cultural features. Thermometers indicate how “hot” language is, so you know when an expression is totally offensive, completely inappropriate and downright nasty! Hear the foreign language online, or download the audio to ...

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Overview

It's not the Spanish you learned in school. Learn the lingo on: Love, Sex, Extreme Sports, Video Games, Fashion, Body and Gross Bodily Functions, Internet, Text Messaging, Gossip, Entertainment, and Partying. Also exposed in Hide This Book are hilarious language mishaps, social trends, and cool cultural features. Thermometers indicate how “hot” language is, so you know when an expression is totally offensive, completely inappropriate and downright nasty! Hear the foreign language online, or download the audio to you iPod® or MP3 player. Entertaining as well as enlightening, this is one language reference you'll enjoy reading cover-to-cover.

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Editorial Reviews

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“…Things you might really want to say and…need to say…hip, young, and irreverent.” – Chicago Tribune Online
“…An utter delight for the hip traveler.” – New York Daily News
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789812464309
  • Publisher: Apa Publications UK, Ltd.
  • Publication date: 5/1/2004
  • Series: Hide This Book Series
  • Edition description: Bilingual
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 96
  • Sales rank: 966,048
  • Product dimensions: 5.02 (w) x 8.02 (h) x 0.26 (d)

Table of Contents

The Initiation: how to use and abuse this book 4
1 Basic Expressions: how to say hello--without sounding geeky 6
2 from Hooking Up to Breaking Up: classy first moves and brutal rejection lines 10
3 Love and Sex: how to get hot n'heavy in Spanish 16
4 Gay and Lesbian Life: the scoop on alternative lifestyles 24
5 Sports and Games: sports, gambling, and video game lingo 28
6 Shopping: for total shopaholics 38
7 Fashion: how to get that cool latino style 44
8 Body: the bare facts on body parts and bodily functions 52
9 Technology: when you wanna reach out and call, e-mail, IM, or text message someone 58
10 Gossip: how to chit-chat about family and friends 68
11 Food: a mouthful of food expressions that'll fill you up 76
12 Partying: how to have a bash in Spanish 80
13 Entertainment: music, TV, movies 88
14 Gestures: when words aren't enough--down and dirty body language 93
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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 27, 2006

    A must have!

    This is a book with a title that grabs your attention. Once in your hands, you wonder...where has this book been? This book includes things that you don't typically find in other books. I don't want to give it away. However, if you've looked for more ways of expressing yourself or understanding phrases in social situations, this is the book for you. Satisfaction is guaranteed! You won't be sorry that you purchased this book!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 30, 2006

    i am spanish (P.R.) and I advise this book

    This book is fantastic. I know so many spanish phrases and words now, that I was able to pick up 3 spanish girls on the first day I read it. This book is perfect for anybody who wants to learn easy and complicated spanish fast.

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