Spanish For Dummies

Spanish For Dummies : A Reference for the Rest of Us!

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Spanish For Dummies is the fun and easy way to learn Spanish quickly and painlessly! Written by the experts at the renowned Berlitz school, this hands-on resource shows you the ins and outs of the Spanish language and culture, acting as both a guidebook and a reference. Soon you will have all the tools you need to: Master the nuts and bolts of grammar Greet others and introduce yourself Get to know people with small talk Order in restaurants Shop anywhere Go out on the town Enjoy yourself with local recreation Have a conversation on the phone Work in an office and around the house Ask for directions Check in and out of a hotel Use transportation Call for help in an emergency This guide features ways to start speaking Spanish quickly, as well as common expressions, important holidays, and phrases that'll make you sound fluent. Complete with an audio CD that allows you to hear actual Spanish conversations by native Spanish speakers, Spanish for Dummies is the ultimate guide for speaking Spanish quick and easy! Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.
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Product details

  • CD-ROM | 432 pages
  • 192 x 234 x 26mm | 721.21g
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English, Spanish
  • map
  • 0764551949
  • 9780764551949
  • 234,966

Table of contents

Introduction.What's Special about Spanish.About This Book.Why We Wrote This Book.Conventions Used in This Book.Foolish Assumptions.How This Book Is Organized.Part I: Getting Started.Part II: Spanish in Action.Part III: Spanish on the Go.Part IV: The Part of Tens.Part V: Appendixes.Icons Used in This Book.Where to Go from Here.Part I: Getting Started.Chapter 1: You Already Know a Little Spanish.Chapter 2: The Nitty Gritty: Basic Spanish Grammar.Part II: Spanish in Action.Chapter 3: ¡Buenos Días! Hello! Greetings and Introductions.Chapter 4: Getting to Know You: Making Small Talk.Chapter 5: Dining Out and Going to Market.Chapter 6: Shopping Made Easy.Chapter 7: Going Out on the Town.Chapter 8: Enjoying Yourself: Recreation.Chapter 9: Talking on the Phone.Chapter 10: At the Office and Around the House.Part III: Spanish on the Go.Chapter 11: Money, Money, Money.Chapter 12: Dónde Est? (Where Is It?): Asking Directions.Chapter 13: Checking into a Hotel.Chapter 14: Getting Around: Planes, Trains, Taxis, and More.Chapter 15: Planning a Trip.Chapter 16: Help! Handling Emergencies.Part IV: The Part of Tens.Chapter 17: Ten Ways to Speak Spanish Quickly.Chapter 18: Ten Favorite Spanish Expressions.Chapter 19: Ten Holidays to Remember.Chapter 20: Ten Phrases That Make You Sound Fluent in Spanish.Part V: Appendixes.Appendix A: Dictionaries.Appendix B: Verbs.Appendix C: On the CD.Appendix D: Spanish Facts.Index.Book Registration Information.
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