Spanish: Level 1

Spanish: Level 1

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The "CliffsQuickReview" course guides, cover the essentials of your toughest classes. Get a firm grip on core concepts and key material, and test your newfound knowledge with review questions. "CliffsQuickReview Spanish I" is meant to provide all the foundations of basic Spanish pronunciation, spelling, and sentence construction. Spanish grammar is systematically explained in its most simplistic way, so there's no need for any prerequisite before beginning this "review" of the equivalent of two years of high school Spanish. As you work your way through this review, you'll be ready to tackle such concepts as: spelling and pronunciation; nouns, articles, pronouns, and verbs; basic sentence structure; preterit and imperfect tenses, and prepositions and negatives. "CliffsQuickReview Spanish I" can act as a supplement to your textbook and to classroom lectures. Use this reference in any way that fits your personal style for study and review you decide what works best with your needs. You can read the book from cover to cover or just look for the information you want and put it back on the shelf for later.
Here are just a few ways you can search for topics: use the free Pocket Guide full of essential information; get a glimpse of what you'll gain from a chapter by reading through the Chapter Check-In at the beginning of each chapter; use the Chapter Checkout at the end of each chapter to gauge your grasp of the important information you need to know; test your knowledge more completely in the CQR Review and look for additional sources of information in the CQR Resource Center; use the glossary to find key terms fast; and for helpful lists of verbs, phrases, and expressions, turn to the Appendices at the back of the book. With titles available for all the most popular high school and college courses, "CliffsQuickReview" guides are a comprehensive resource that can help you get the best possible grades.
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  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 134.62 x 205.74 x 17.78mm | 22.68g
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English, Spanish
  • 0764563874
  • 9780764563874

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Leading educators help you succeed
When it comes to pinpointing the stuff you really need to know, nobody does it better than CliffsNotes. This fast, effective tutorial helps you master core Spanish language concepts--from pronunciation and pronouns to irregular verbs and "both" past tenses--and get the best possible grade.At CliffsNotes, we're dedicated to helping you do your best, no matter how challenging the subject. Our authors are veteran teachers and talented writers who know how to cut to the chase--and zero in on the essential information you need to succeed.Master the basics--fastComplete coverage of core conceptsAccessible, topic-by-topic organizationFree pocket guide for easy reference
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Table of contents

Introduction. Chapter 1: Spelling and Pronunciation. Chapter 2: Gender: Nouns and Articles. Chapter 3: Replacing Nouns with Pronouns. Chapter 4: Infinite and Regular Verb Use. Chapter 5: Basic Sentence Structure. Chapter 6: Irregular Verbs in the Present Tense. Chapter 7: Asking and Answering Questions. Chapter 8: Adjectives. Chapter 9: Adverbs and Comparisons. Chapter 10: Direct and Indirect Object Pronouns. Chapter 11: The Preterit Tense. Chapter 12: The Imperfect Tense. Chapter 13: Narration in the Past. Chapter 14: Prepositions. Chapter 15: More Pronouns: Reflexive, Prepositional, and Demonstrative. Chapter 16: Commands. Chapter 17: Negatives. CQR Review. CQR Resource Center. Glossary. Appendix A: Thematic Vocabulary. Appendix B: Verb Charts. Appendix C: Idiomatic Expressions. Index.
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