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Streetwise Spanish Dictionary/Thesaurus / Edition 1
     

Streetwise Spanish Dictionary/Thesaurus / Edition 1

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by Mary McVey Gill, Brenda Wegmann
 

ISBN-10: 0844225517

ISBN-13: 9780844225517

Pub. Date: 06/28/2001

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

People who are fed up (hasta la madre—"up to the mother") with classroom Spanish will enjoy this A-to-Z thematic arrangement of more than 5,000 colorful terms and slang expressions from across the Spanish-speaking world. Streetwise Spanish Dictionary/Thesaurus includes numerous examples, quizzes, humorous illustrations, cultural information, and help

Overview

People who are fed up (hasta la madre—"up to the mother") with classroom Spanish will enjoy this A-to-Z thematic arrangement of more than 5,000 colorful terms and slang expressions from across the Spanish-speaking world. Streetwise Spanish Dictionary/Thesaurus includes numerous examples, quizzes, humorous illustrations, cultural information, and help with usage. How good is that? (Que Padre!—"What a father").

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780844225517
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
06/28/2001
Series:
Streetwise...Series Series
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
514,938
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.81(d)

Table of Contents

Streetwise Spanish Dictionary/Thesaurus
Preface
Thesaurus

absurdity

activity

admiration

affection

affirmation: yes

age

agreement

anger

annoyance

arrival: showing up

attention

attractiveness

authority

bad things

bad character

boasts

body

boredom

busyness

Celebrations, Parties & Having Fun (Test)

certainty

change

competence

complaints and crybabies

confusion

conversation

courage

courage

craziness

crime and punishment

criticism

dance

death

deception

decisions

defeat

departure

difficulty

disagreement

disbelief

dissimilarity

distance

doubt, uncertainty

dress

drugs

drunkenness

ease

education

embarrassment

encouragement

enthusiasm

error

evasion, avoidance

exhaustion

failure

fame

fear

Feelings & Emotions (Test)

flattery

food and drink

forgetfulness

frequency

friendship

fun

good things

good charater

good-byes

gossip

greetings

guestures

guys, girls, kids

happiness

harm, hurt

health

help

hesitation words

hostility

impossibility

inactivity

inattention

incompetence

incomprehension

independence

indifference

information

innocence

insignificance

insults

intelligence

interruption

invitations

knowledge

lack of knowledge

lack of worry

laughter

laziness

Learning & Education (Test)

likes and dislikes

luck

memory

mess, fuss, disorder

money

nakedness

negation

news

opportunity

ordinariness

party

patience

people

perfection

persistence

persuasion

physical characteristic

places

praise

pride

problems

pushiness

quantity

quiet

randomness

readiness

reasons

rejection

repetition

requests

resignation

rest

romance

sadness

selfishness

Sex, Love & Marriage (Test)

sex

similarity

sleep

slowness

speed

strength

stupidity

success

surprise

sympathy

technology

thank yous

things

thinking

time

tobacco and smoking

travel

truth

ugliness

unusualness

uselessness

warnings

weakness

wealth

weather

work, effort

World of Work (Test)

worry

youth


Spanish-English Dictionary/Index

5,000 colloquial terms and slang expressions
Topic Index

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Streetwise Spanish Dictionary/Thesaurus 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Good book if you want to improve your Spanish. would have to say it only suitable for those that already have some of the basics in Spanish in them. practice some of the slang with friends and co-workers, twas funny..but it works.