Spanish Essentials For Dummies

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Overview

Learning a new language is a fun and challenging feat for students at every level. Perfect for those just starting out or returning to Spanish after time away, Spanish Essentials For Dummies focuses on core concepts taught (and tested on!) in a typical introductory Spanish course. From adjectives and adverbs to understanding tenses and asking questions, students will skip the suffering and score high marks at exam time with the help of Spanish Essentials For Dummies. This guide is also a perfect reference for ...

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Overview

Learning a new language is a fun and challenging feat for students at every level. Perfect for those just starting out or returning to Spanish after time away, Spanish Essentials For Dummies focuses on core concepts taught (and tested on!) in a typical introductory Spanish course. From adjectives and adverbs to understanding tenses and asking questions, students will skip the suffering and score high marks at exam time with the help of Spanish Essentials For Dummies. This guide is also a perfect reference for parents who need to review critical Spanish concepts as they help students with homework assignments, as well as for adult learners headed back to the classroom who just want to be brush up on the core concepts.

The Essentials For Dummies Series
Dummies is proud to present our new series, The Essentials For Dummies. Now students who are prepping for exams, preparing to study new material, or who just need a refresher can have a concise, easy-to-understand review guide that covers an entire course by concentrating solely on the most important concepts. From algebra and chemistry to grammar and Spanish, our expert authors focus on the skills students most need to succeed in a subject.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470637517
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 5/17/2010
  • Series: For Dummies Series
  • Edition description: Bilingual
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 115,911
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Gail Stein, MA, was a foreign language instructor for morethan 30 years and wrote Intermediate Spanish For Dummies.

Cecie Kraynak, MA, is a Spanish teacher and authoredSpanish Verbs For Dummies.

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Table of Contents

Introduction.

Chapter 1: Brushing Up on the Basics.

Chapter 2: Closing the Gender Gap.

Chapter 3: It’s Happening in the Present.

Chapter 4: Spicing Up Your Descriptions with Adjectives,Adverbs, and Prepositions.

Chapter 5: Making Inquiries.

Chapter 6: Revealing the Past.

Chapter 7: Looking to the Future.

Chapter 8: Identifying Verb Moods.

Chapter 9: Ten Important Verb Distinctions.

Appendix: Verb Charts.

Index.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 26, 2011

    Dissapointing

    Totally didnt like it. Ive been looking for free stuff, so i tried the sample but most of it was just the contents and "how to use this book". Ugh!

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    Posted October 11, 2013

    Boing

    Hola. Como estas. Me llamo Maria. Yo hablo usted ingles?

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    Posted January 12, 2013

    Forget what everybody else says

    If you want to learn spanish, go ahead and get this. It is perfectly fine if you want to learn another language. You can then tell people that you know another language. Go ahead and get this.

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