The World's Wackiest Spanish Joke Book / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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- McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
A madcap primer that makes learning Spanish a joking matter
This zany joke-fest makes mastering Spanish vocabulary riotous good fun for your kids ages 10 and up as well as the young at heart. The World's Wackiest Spanish Joke Book features 500 groan-worthy puns and clever turns of phrase,
along with 18 screwball line drawings and fascinating culture notes.
Who is the famous matrial arts who uses his nose for self-defense:
Chuck Nariz (un nariz=nose)
|Publisher:||McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing|
|Product dimensions:||4.90(w) x 6.80(h) x 0.38(d)|
About the Author
Sue Fenton has been teaching Spanish and French for more than twenty years. She has also written twenty books for foreign-language teachers and developed innovative and engaging ways to learn language.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Animals – Los AnimalesChapter 2L Art – El ArteChapter 3: Birds – Los Pajaros Chapter 4: Body – El Cuerpo Chapter 5: Calendar and Celebrations – El Calendario y Los FiestasChapter 6: Crazy – ¡Muy Loco!Chapter 7: Family – La FamiliaChapter 8: Fashion – La ModaChapter 9: Fruits & Vegetables – Las Frutas y Los VegetalesChapter 10: House – La CasaChapter 11: Mexico – ¡Viva México!Chapter 12: Music – La MusicaChapter 13: Numbers – Los NumerosChapter 14: Restaurant – El RestauranteChapter 15: Spain - ¡Viva España!
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Learning a language can be daunting -- and boring. This book shows why neither have to be the case. Rather, it encourages language students as well as language lovers to play with language and have fun. Filled with clever mnemonic devices, each 'joke' will make you smile or groan but the recognition will make you remember, and isn't that the point? Whether you're already proficient or just starting to learn Spanish, you'll find humorous links that you probably hadn't thought of and ways to connect language and culture. The book is not a language course it is a fun way to gain second-language vocabulary and proficiency. The 13 themes can be used in classroom to encourage further vocabulary development and word plays, and the inclusion of culture notes will add to your understanding. With 500 puns, there's something for everyone As a joke book or as a classroom supplement, this little book packs a big pun.