The Pocket Idiot's Guide to Spanish Phrases, 3rd Edition

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Speak like a native in no time.

Fully revised and updated, The Pocket Idiot's Guide to Spanish Phrases, Third Edition, offers the everyday terms travelers need to know, whether they're on business or holiday in a Spanish-speaking country. From cooking and dating to banking and shopping, a master linguist delivers witty tips, easy-to-follow grammar lessons, and comprehensive bilingual glossaries for both beginner and advanced speakers.

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Overview

Speak like a native in no time.

Fully revised and updated, The Pocket Idiot's Guide to Spanish Phrases, Third Edition, offers the everyday terms travelers need to know, whether they're on business or holiday in a Spanish-speaking country. From cooking and dating to banking and shopping, a master linguist delivers witty tips, easy-to-follow grammar lessons, and comprehensive bilingual glossaries for both beginner and advanced speakers.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781592574537
  • Publisher: Alpha Books
  • Publication date: 2/7/2006
  • Series: Pocket Idiot's Guide Series
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 463,812
  • Product dimensions: 7.38 (w) x 4.08 (h) x 0.56 (d)

Meet the Author

Gail Stein is the author of over 27 books on foreign languages, including The Complete Idiot's Guide to Learning Spanish, The Complete Idiot's Guide to Learning French, French at a Glance, and The Traveler's Phrase Book.
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Table of Contents

The Gringo's Quick Pronunciation Guide 1
1 A Plan of Action 5
2 Grammar 1-2-3 11
3 Verbs 1-2-3 27
4 Idioms 1-2-3 43
5 All About You 55
6 Navigating the Airport 69
7 Getting to Your Destination 77
8 A Hospitable Hotel 93
9 It's a Beautiful Morning! 105
10 Sightseeing 113
11 The Shopping Experience 121
12 Food for Thought 131
13 How to Be a Social Butterfly 155
14 Personal Services 165
15 Is There a Doctor on Call? 179
16 Business as Usual 195
Appendixes
A Verb Charts 205
B Spanish-English Dictionary 213
C English-Spanish Dictionary 227
Index 251
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  • Posted May 5, 2010

    Very handy

    A good refresher and reference for someone with a basic knowledge of the language. Uses Castillian pronunciation rather that Latin American. Otherwise very handy for travel.

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