Spanish Essentials For Dummies

Spanish Essentials For Dummies

by Gail Stein, Mary Kraynak

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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.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780470637517
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 05/17/2010
Series: For Dummies Books
Edition description: Bilingual
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 107,869
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

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

Cecie Kraynak, MA, is a Spanish teacher and authored Spanish 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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