Conversational Spanish in 7 Days

Conversational Spanish in 7 Days

by Shirley Baldwin, Sarah Boas

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Overview

Bestselling quick-prep Spanish course for travelers, now in CD format!

This accessible minicourse provides all the communication skills needed to make the most of a foreign jaunt. In just one week—less time than it takes to get a passport—you can learn enough Spanish to conduct typical travelers' transactions with conversational confidence.

Organized into seven units, one for each day of the week, these colorfully illustrated chapters feature:

  • Vocabulary and phrase lists for everyday situations such as dining, shopping, and asking for directions
  • Accessible grammar points and interactive practice exercises
  • An easy-to-navigate vocabulary list for on-the-spot reference
  • Dialogues and exercises performed by native speakers—now on CD
  • Updated information about ATMs and public phones abroad

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071432320
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 02/19/2004
Series: Conversational... in 7 Days Series
Edition description: List
Pages: 96
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.76(d)

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Table of Contents

Introductioniv
Pronunciationiv
1Lunes/Monday
Saying hello1
Making conversation6
Ordering drinks and snacks7
2Martes/Tuesday
Talking about oneself12
Public transportation16
3Miercoles/Wednesday
Shopping: clothes; postcards, stamps, newspaper24
Buying food30
Going to the bank31
4Jueves/Thursday
Finding your way35
Driving and breakdowns40
Illness and injury42
5Viernes/Friday
Hotels and campsites47
Eating out53
6Sabado/Saturday
Sports and leisure57
Sightseeing58
Vacation plans62
Entertainment63
7Domingo/Sunday
Using the telephone67
Describing things & people71
Saying goodbye72
Exercise Key77
English-Spanish topic vocabularies79
Spanish-English vocabulary84

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