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3,000 Spanish Words and Phrases They Won't Teach You in School
     

3,000 Spanish Words and Phrases They Won't Teach You in School

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by Eleanor Hamer, Fernando Díez de Urdanivia
 

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There’s a difference between learning a language and being able to speak it with the familiarity of a native speaker. This book fills that gap, clarifying tricky words and expressions and illuminating the finer points of Spanish wordplay and double meanings.

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There’s a difference between learning a language and being able to speak it with the familiarity of a native speaker. This book fills that gap, clarifying tricky words and expressions and illuminating the finer points of Spanish wordplay and double meanings.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781620872796
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date:
05/01/2012
Series:
Skyhorse Pocket Guides
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
496
File size:
1 MB

Meet the Author

Eleanor Hamer is a writer and a teacher. She is currently the official translator for Pricewaterhouse Coopers in Mexico City. She lives in Cuernavaca, Mexico.

Fernando Díez de Urdanivia is a Mexican-born writer, journalist, and teacher of both English and Spanish. He lives in Cuernavaca, Mexico.

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Smart Spanish for Tontos Americanos: Over 3,000 Slang Expressions, Proverbs, Idioms, and Other Tricky Spanish Words and Phrases They Didn't Teach You 3.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book despite what others have said about it, is SOO helpful. It covers slang, idioms, words with multiple meanings, and false cognates. As a person who works closely with Mexicans on a daily basis, (and this book IS directed toward Mexican Spanish) this has been one of the most helpful books in understanding members of my family, coworkers, and my Mexico-born, Spanish speaking boyfriend and his family. Not all of the slang is used which obviously is bound to happen with any language book since language is always changing. Thankfully, I have been in the position to be able to ask native speakers about every word in this book, so I feel confident in saying that this book is extremely helpful when dealing with Mexico-born speakers however Spanish-speakers born in the U.S. may not know many of these words. This book does lack (some) explanation of the word usage, but that is why native speakers are important to ask about other forms of usage.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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