Spanish Conversation Demystified with Two Audio CDs / Edition 1

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Unlock the riddle of speaking and interacting in Spanish

Spanish Demystified provides you with a solid foundation for building conversation skills in that language. You can go at your own pace as you are guided through the

fundamentals of communicating in Spanish. Organized around everyday themes such as meeting people, making plans, and talking on the phone each chapter features an in-depth dialog presented both in the book and on the audio, coverage of essential communication skills (such as asking a question or making comparisons), review of key grammar points, and written and verbal activities to reinforce new communication skills.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071627078
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 12/2/2009
  • Series: Demystified Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 324,629
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Jenny Petrow is an experienced developer of Spanish curriculum and the author of Spanish Demystified (McGraw-Hill, 2007).

Saskia Gorospe Rombouts is an experienced teacher, editor, writer, and developer of Spanish and ESL curriculum. She is a native of Spain.

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Table of Contents

Ch 1: Getting Started (basics, cognates, pronunciation)

Ch 2: Meeting People (introducing people, small talk)

Ch 3: Who is Who (describing people/nationalities)

Ch 4: Getting Around Town (location of people and things)

Ch 5: Daily Life (time, schedules, and calendar)

Ch 6: Talking About People (occupations, gossip)

Ch 7: Getting in Touch with People and Talking on the Phone (requesting information, commands)

Ch 8: Planning Your Trip (giving advice, making plans)

Ch 9: Arriving in a new Country (comparisons, asking for help)

Ch 10: Out on the Town (expressing opinions, asking for permission)

Ch 11: Trying Out Your Spanish (time epxressionexpressions present)

Ch 12: Coming Home (talking about the past, idioms)

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