LEARNING A FOREIGN LANGUAGE
Josefina Rodriguez , Maria Sol Nueda
¡Viva el vocabulario! nivel A1-A2
Each unit is designed using a double page structure: on the left, there are simple explanations together with illustrations which contextualize the communicative situations. On the right there are abundant exercices and activities. (Without keys).
Conrad J. Schmitt
Schaum’s Outline of Spanish Grammar, 6th Edition
Tough Test Questions? Missed Lectures? Not Enough Time?
Fortunately, there’s Schaum’s. “This all-in-one-package includes more than 350 exercises with answers to sharpen your Spanish grammar skills. Plus, you will have access to 2.5 hours of downloadable audio files for additional practice–it’s just like having your own virtual tutor! You’ll find everything you need to build confidence, skills, and knowledge for the highest score possible.
More than 40 million students have trusted Schaum’s to help them succeed in the classroom and on exams. Schaum’s is the key to faster learning and higher grades in every subject. Each Outline presents all the essential course information in an easy-to-follow, topic-by-topic format. Helpful tables and illustrations increase your understanding of the subject at hand.
This Schaum’s Outline gives you
• 368 practice exercises
• Easy-to-follow review of Spanish grammar
• Support for all the major textbooks for Spanish courses
• Free audio download for additional comprehension practice
Fully compatible with your classroom text, Schaum’s highlights all the important facts you need to know. Use Schaum’s to shorten your study time–and get your best test scores!
Schaum’s Outlines–Problem Solved.
Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Conversation
Practice the Art of Conversation in Spanish!
Want to strike up a conversation with a native Spanish speaker but nervous that you re not ready? This book helps you overcome that obstacle and before you know it, you ll be speaking comfortably in your new native language.
Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Conversation” is organized around twelve units that present realistic conversational situations, from making introductions to giving opinions and from making a date to telling a story. Using these engaging dialogues as a starting point, each unit is packed with helpful instruction on correct pronunciation, syntax, and word usagein addition to lots of conversation-ready phrases that you will find indispensable as your fluency increases.
You will, of course, get plenty of practice, practice, practice using your new skills in conversation. Each dialogue is followed by a variety of exercises that not only give you the opportunity to put new concepts into action but also encourage you to construct personalized conversations. These lessons will reassure even the most grammar-phobic learners that they too can achieve a confidentand spontaneousspeaking style.
“Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Conversation” will help you: Engage in dialogues that illustrate practical conversations Expand your vocabulary Get clarification of new concepts with numerous realistic examples Reinforce your new conversational skills through extensive exercises
Before you know it, you ll find yourself confidently speaking Spanish with your Spanish-speaking friendsor ready to make new ones!”
Rogelio Alonso Vallecillos
Practice Makes Perfect: Advanced Spanish Grammar
Take your Spanish grammar skills to the next level and speak with more soltura!
To fully understand how to speak Spanish effectively you must move beyond the fundamental principles of grammar and tackle more sophisticated sentence constructions. Practice Makes Perfect: Advanced Spanish Grammar focuses on intermediate- to advanced-level topics to help you create more complex, meaningful sentences and communicate more naturally.
Instead of just applying sets of rules, Practice Makes Perfect: Advanced Spanish Grammar helps you better understand the nuances of the language and develop your skills and confidence as a Spanish speaker by providing easy-to-absorb explanatory materials, examples, and exercises. Inside you will find:
Thorough explanations of topics that often prove difficult for English speakers when they learn Spanish, such as the correct use of object pronouns.
Practical exercises that give you the opportunity to test what you’ve learned
Learn the ins and outs of:
Some/any and quantity determiners • Adverbs • Problematic prepositions • Relative pronouns • Idiomatic constructions • . . . and much more
Edith Farrell, C. Frederick Farrell
Side-By-Side Spanish and English Grammar, 3rd Edition
A simple approach for learning Spanish grammar by comparing it to your first language, English!
Side-by-Side Spanish and English Grammar present explanations of the essential elements of Spanish grammar alongside their English-language equivalents. This method allows you to build on what you already know; not only do you learn Spanish grammar but also enjoy the added benefit of strengthening your grammar skills in your native tongue!
Each lesson clearly explains functions and uses of the different parts of speech and includes abundant examples for each entry. Because the vocabulary is limited to frequently used words, you can concentrate more on a sentence’s structure instead of becoming tangled in its meaning. A “Quick Check” section summarizes main ideas in each section and helps you retain the most important information. This third edition features a new exercise section to further reinforce what you have learned.