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Spanish for Reading

A Self-Instructional Course

Author: Fabiola Franco,Karl C. Sandberg

Publisher: Barron's Educational Series

ISBN: 9780764103339

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 344

View: 8921

Provides instruction and exercises in reading Spanish fluently, discussing cognates, verbs, tenses, and conjugations, with fifteen essays in Spanish

Spanish for Reading and Translation

Author: Annette Grant Cash,James C. Murray

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780131916487

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 180

View: 402

Spanish for Reading and Translation is designed to prepare students to be able to read in Spanish, particularly for students enrolled in universities that call for a reading knowledge of a foreign language as a requirement for a graduate degree. Requiring only a recognition knowledge of Spanish, this text prepares students to answer content questions about passages and to translate English text into Spanish.

First Spanish reader

a beginner's dual-language book

Author: Angel Flores

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486258102

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 167

View: 7095

Perfect for beginning students of Spanish, this affordable anthology is filled with 41 delightful stories and proverbs based on works of Don Juan Manuel, Luis Taboada, Ricardo Palma, and other noted writers. Complete and faithful English translations are featured on the facing pages of the Spanish text. Exercises are also included.

German for Reading

Author: John R. Wendel,Karl C. Sandberg

Publisher: Hackett Publishing

ISBN: 1585107476

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 548

View: 2760

German for Reading presupposes no previous acquaintance with German and can be used with equal effectiveness by graduate students in the arts and sciences who are preparing to pass a reading knowledge examination, or by undergraduates who are beginning to deal seriously with the problems of reading. Its programmed format permits it to be used either as a classroom text or by individuals working on their own. The second edition builds on strengths of the first while updating outdated terminology, removing terms and phrases no longer in use, and incorporating many revisions made in light of suggestions from readers.

Practical Spanish Grammar

A Self-Teaching Guide

Author: Marcial Prado

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 9780471134466

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 368

View: 5920

The fast, easy way to master the essentials of Spanish Now, learning Spanish can be as easy as uno, dos, tres! Combiningthe quick- reference virtues of a phrase book with the learningtools of a full-fledged language course, this popular guide givesyou a solid start. Completely revised and updated for today'susage, Practical Spanish Grammar gives you: * A proven interactive format that has been tested, rewritten, andretested to ensure you can teach yourself at your own pace * Exercises to reinforce what you've learned * Clear explanations of approximately 80 percent of Spanishgrammatical structures * Over 1,000 of the most frequently used Spanish words * Sample dialogues with cultural notes and lists of terms

En Breve

A Concise Review of Spanish Grammar

Author: Seymour Resnick,William Giuliano

Publisher: Harcourt Brace College Publishers

ISBN: 9780030245695

Category: Spanish language

Page: 332

View: 4176

Proverbs, poems, and songs illustrate points of grammar in this concise yet complete intermediate-level review. Abundant exercises follow each lesson and include readings, cultural information, and opportunities for conversational practice.

Better Reading Spanish, 2nd Edition

Author: Jean Yates

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071770321

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 272

View: 2977

Sharpen your Spanish language skills through readings about its speakers' daily lives and culture Better Reading Spanish offers you entertaining, "real world" texts to help you understand and learn more Spanish vocabulary and phrases. Each chapter features articles that cover a specific topic, such as cuisine, music, sports, film and theater, art, the family, today's lifestyle, or politics and history. Along the way, you will find instruction and exercises to help develop improved reading speed, comprehension, and vocabulary. The articles become gradually more difficult as you proceed through the book to keep you challenged and engaged. Better Reading Spanish is an easy, engaging way to boost your language skills and learn more about the language and its speakers as you go.

Colloquial Spanish

The Complete Course for Beginners

Author: Untza Otaola Alday

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317304845

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 318

View: 2485

Colloquial Spanish: The Complete Course for Beginners has been carefully developed by an experienced teacher to provide a step-by-step course to Spanish as it is written and spoken today. Combining a clear, practical and accessible style with a methodical and thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills needed to communicate confidently and effectively in Spanish in a broad range of situations. No prior knowledge of the language is required. Colloquial Spanish is exceptional; each unit presents a wealth of grammatical points that are reinforced with a wide range of exercises for regular practice. A full answer key, a grammar summary, bilingual glossaries and English translations of dialogues can be found at the back as well as useful vocabulary lists throughout. Key features include: A clear, user-friendly format designed to help learners progressively build up their speaking, listening, reading and writing skills Jargon-free, succinct and clearly structured explanations of grammar An extensive range of focused and dynamic supportive exercises Realistic and entertaining dialogues covering a broad variety of narrative situations Helpful cultural points explaining the customs and features of life in Spain An overview of the sounds of Spanish Balanced, comprehensive and rewarding, Colloquial Spanish is an indispensable resource both for independent learners and students taking courses in Spanish. Audio material to accompany the course is available to download free in MP3 format from www.routledge.com/cw/colloquials. Recorded by native speakers, the audio material features the dialogues and texts from the book and will help develop your listening and pronunciation skills.

Spanish in 10 Minutes a Day

Author: Kristine Kershul

Publisher: Bilingual Books (WA)

ISBN: 9780944502587

Category: Spanish

Page: 112

View: 475

This AUDIO program can be used in conjunction with the book "SPANISH in 10 mintues a day" to maximize one's progress or on its own while commuting, exercising or doing chores around the house.This AUDIO program distinguishes itself from others by using a selection of voices, male and female, young and old, from a variety of Spanish-speaking countries to help acquaint one with a variety of accents.The six AUDIO CDs are packaged in a separate 6-pack wallet so that they can be easily removed from the box and kept in the car, a briefcase or a coat pocket.A complete program - read and write to see the language - flash cards to help one remember - sticky labels to keep one involved and AUDIO to bring it all together. Read, write, see, touch and hear!

Pois não

Brazilian Portuguese Course for Spanish Speakers, with Basic Reference Grammar

Author: Antônio Roberto Monteiro Simões

Publisher: University of Texas Press

ISBN: 9780292777781

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 598

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Spanish speakers can learn Brazilian Portuguese much more rapidly than any other language, and thousands of students have used Antônio Simões's text/workbook Com licença: Brazilian Portuguese for Spanish Speakers to make the transition between the two languages. Recognizing the need for a text that incorporates current cultural references and the latest language pedagogy, Simões now offers Pois não: Brazilian Portuguese Course for Spanish Speakers, with Basic Reference Grammar. Pois não contrasts Portuguese and Spanish, which accomplishes two main goals. It teaches the equivalent of one year of college Portuguese in one semester, three times a week, to Spanish speakers who also have a solid understanding of English. Additionally, the book serves as a basic reference guide to Brazilian Portuguese for the same audience. Pois não can be used by students in the classroom or by independent learners. Users of the book may focus on the drills alone, concentrate on both the explanations and drills, or use the book as a reference for consultation only. Answers to all of the exercises are included in the book. A CD containing recordings by native Brazilian speakers of dialogues that appear in the book is included.

Developing Writing Skills in Spanish

Author: Javier Muñoz-Basols,Yolanda Pérez Sinusía,Marianne David

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0415590825

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 367

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Developing Writing Skills in Spanish provides intermediate and advanced level students with the necessary skills to become competent and confident writers in the Spanish language. With a focus on writing as a craft, Developing Writing Skills in Spanish offers a rich selection of original materials including narrative texts, expository essays, opinion pieces and newspaper articles. Each chapter covers a specific kind of writing and is designed to help tackle the material in small units. The book aids students in crafting clear, coherent and cohesive manuscripts by means of guided practice and step-by-step activities. Key features: Guidance on how to structure a variety of texts: narrative, descriptive, expository, argumentative, academic, journalistic, legal and scientific. Sequenced exercises on style, writing conventions, word choice, syntax and grammar. Reference lists and tables with specialized vocabulary, transition words and other useful expressions. Strategies and tips for planning manuscripts, brainstorming ideas, vocabulary enrichment, editing and proofreading. Includes original samples, as well as fragments from newspapers, well-known literary works and essays by notable Hispanic authors and journalists. Website with additional activities to reinforce the content of each chapter and a teacher's guide with valuable support materials at: www.developingwritingskills.com Designed as a classroom text, self-study material or simply as a resource on writing, Developing Writing Skills in Spanish is the ideal supplement for all intermediate to advanced students of Spanish.

Fluent Forever

How to Learn Any Language Fast and Never Forget It

Author: Gabriel Wyner

Publisher: Harmony

ISBN: 038534810X

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 336

View: 1507

The ultimate rapid language-learning guide! For those who’ve despaired of ever learning a foreign language, here, finally, is a book that will make the words stick. At thirty years old, Gabriel Wyner speaks six languages fluently. He didn’t learn them in school -- who does? -- rather, he learned them in the past few years, working on his own and practicing on the subway, using simple techniques and free online resources. In Fluent Forever Wyner reveals what he’s discovered. The greatest challenge to learning a foreign language is the challenge of memory; there are just too many words and too many rules. For every new word we learn, we seem to forget two old ones, and as a result, fluency can seem out of reach. Fluent Forever tackles this challenge head-on. With empathy for the language-challenged and abundant humor, Wyner deconstructs the learning process, revealing how to build a foreign language in your mind from the ground up. Starting with pronunciation, you’ll learn how to rewire your ears and turn foreign sounds into familiar sounds. You'll retrain your tongue to produce those sounds accurately, using tricks from opera singers and actors. Next, you'll begin to tackle words, and connect sounds and spellings to imagery, rather than translations, which will enable you to think in a foreign language. And with the help of sophisticated spaced-repetition techniques, you'll be able to memorize hundreds of words a month in minutes every day. Soon, you'll gain the ability to learn grammar and more difficult abstract words--without the tedious drills and exercises of language classes and grammar books. This is brain hacking at its most exciting, taking what we know about neuroscience and linguistics and using it to create the most efficient and enjoyable way to learn a foreign language in the spare minutes of your day.

Development and evaluation of a self-instructional Spanish course

Author: George Haskell Brown,Human Resources Research Organization

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 73

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Fluent in 3 Months

How Anyone at Any Age Can Learn to Speak Any Language from Anywhere in the World

Author: Benny Lewis

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0062282700

Category: Education

Page: 256

View: 7428

Benny Lewis, who speaks over ten languages—all self-taught—runs the largest language-learning blog in the world, Fluent In 3 Months. Lewis is a full-time "language hacker," someone who devotes all of his time to finding better, faster, and more efficient ways to learn languages. Fluent in 3 Months: How Anyone at Any Age Can Learn to Speak Any Language from Anywhere in the World is a new blueprint for fast language learning. Lewis argues that you don't need a great memory or "the language gene" to learn a language quickly, and debunks a number of long-held beliefs, such as adults not being as good of language learners as children.

Com Licença!

Author: Antônio R.M Simões

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN: 9780292711426

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 323

View: 9434

The number of Spanish speakers in the United States has increased markedly in recent years, and this is especially true of the college population. At the same time, interest has been growing among this latter group in the study of the Portuguese language. Com licena!, a textbook for the teaching of first-year Brazilian Portuguese to college students familiar with Spanish, thus appears at a propitious time. Students with native or near-native proficiency in Spanish can learn Brazilian Portuguese much more rapidly than they would learn any other language. Antnio R. M. Simes has done extensive research on the pedagogy and theory of language, which he has linked directly to the planning and production of this textbook. The book combines such innovative and traditional approaches as constant comparison of both languages in all aspects from pronunciation to cultural components; exercises and gamelike activities to elucidate the differences between Portuguese and Spanish; and the use of Brazilian songs, popular sayings, and poems for their "sound value" as well as to illustrate Brazilian cultural values. Com licena! can be used in either regularly paced or highly intensive programs. Fred Ellison, professor of Portuguese at the University of Texas, says, "The like of Simes' book, so fresh and inviting in its approaches, has not been seen before in our field."

Spanish for Gringos

Level One

Author: William C. Harvey

Publisher: Barron's snippet

ISBN: 9780764194603

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 176

View: 1485

An informal self-teaching course in Spanish emphasizes key phrases and introduces basic vocabulary and grammar.

Madrigal's Magic Key to Spanish

Author: Margarita Madrigal

Publisher: Three Rivers Press

ISBN: 0385410956

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 496

View: 6499

Advocates that the Madrigal method can teach the reader to read, write, speak, and think Spanish, even though the reader says "I can't"

Spanish

Author: Paul Noble

Publisher: Collins

ISBN: 9780007363971

Category: Spanish language

Page: 80

View: 3193

Pick up the essentials of the Spanish language with this easy-to-use program.

Sell It Like Serhant

How to Sell More, Earn More, and Become the Ultimate Sales Machine

Author: Ryan Serhant

Publisher: Hachette Books

ISBN: 0316449563

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 240

View: 2160

A lively and practical guide to sell anything and up your business game from one of the top realtors in the world and costar of Bravo's Million Dollar Listing: New York and Sell It Like Serhant. "Ryan is not only charming and hilarious, he could sell milk to a cow. This book is going to be very helpful and humorous to a lot of people looking to up their business game." - Andy Cohen, host of Watch What Happens Live... and New York Times bestselling author of Superficial Ryan Serhant was a shy, jobless hand model when he entered the real estate business in 2008 at a time the country was on the verge of economic collapse. Just nine years later, he has emerged as one of the top realtors in the world and an authority on the art of selling. Whether you are selling a brownstone or a hot tub, golf balls or life insurance, Serhant shares the secrets behind how to close more deals than anyone else, expand your business, and keep clients coming back to you. Sell It Like Serhant is a smart, at times hilarious, and always essential playbook to build confidence, generate results, and sell just about anything. You'll find tips on: The Seven Stages of Selling Getting FKD: How to Be a Time Manager, Not a Time Stealer. Negotiating Like A BOSS "The One Who...": Everyone Needs a Hook Pulling the Indecisive Client Forward And Much More! This book is the blueprint for how to go from sales scrub to sales machine. Serhant provides useful lessons, lively stories, and examples that illustrate how anyone can employ his principles to increase profits and achieve success. Your measure of a good day will no longer depend on one deal or one client. A good salesperson never closes a deal and wonders, "What now?" The next deal is already happening. Serhant shares practical guidance on how to juggle multiple deals at once and close all of them EVERY. SINGLE. TIME. Whatever your business or expertise, Sell It Like Serhant will make anyone a master at sales. Ready, set, GO!

Easy Spanish Step-By-Step

Author: Barbara Bregstein

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071483179

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 320

View: 8204

A proven grammar-based approach that gets you communicating in Spanish with confidence, right away Easy Spanish Step by Step proves that a solid grounding in grammar basics is the key to mastering a second language. Grammatical rules and concepts are clearly explained in order of importance, and more than 300 verbs and key terms are introduced on the basis of frequency. Numerous exercises and engaging readings help learners quickly build their Spanish speaking and comprehension prowess.

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