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Spanish Visual Dictionary For Dummies

Published 07-07-2021

The must-have resource for your next trip to a Spanish-speaking destination  Spanish is a fun, useful, and exciting language to learn and speak. But how can you get started when you don’t know a “ciudad” (city) from a “cita” (appointment)? And how can you make sure you remember all those new words after you learn them? With Spanish Visual Dictionary For Dummies, you’ll  see words and pictures for every term, helping you build stronger connection, recognition, and recall.  You’ll be chatting like a native speaker in no time as you refer to the memorable photos and their accompanying English and Spanish words. Expand your Spanish vocabulary faster than you thought possible with topics arranged by themes such as transportation, getting around, restaurants and food, and handling emergencies.  In this handy resource, you’ll get:  A simple and easy pronunciation guide to help you with sounds, rhythm, and intonation  Hundreds of full-color images to help you communicate and remember useful ideas, phrases, and words  Chapters organized by functional themes so you can quickly order food, find landmarks, and navigate from Point A to Point B  Perfect for travelers and expats making their way around a Spanish-speaking country or neighborhood, the Spanish Visual Dictionary For Dummies is the must-have travel companion for Spanish beginners that will turn your next trip into an immersive adventure. Vamos! (Let’s go!) 

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Spanish Grammar For Dummies

Published 05-08-2012

The tools you need to master Spanish grammar Spanish Grammar For Dummies is a logical extension and complement to the successful language learning books, Spanish For Dummies and 500 Spanish Verb For Dummies. In plain English, it teaches you the grammatical rules of the Spanish language, including parts of speech, sentence construction, pronouns, adjectives, punctuation, stress and verb tenses, and moods. Throughout the book, you get plenty of practice opportunities to help you on your goal of mastering Spanish grammar. Grasp the grammatical rules of Spanish Benefit from plenty of practice opportunities throughout the book Use the Spanish language confidently and correctly Whether you're a student studying Spanish or a professional looking to get ahead of the pack by learning a second language, Spanish Grammar For Dummies is your hands-on guide to quickly and painlessly master the written aspect of this popular language.

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Spanish For Dummies

Published 02-02-2011

Learn Latin American Spanish quickly and painlessly The job market for those who are bilingual is expanding rapidly. Businesses and government agencies are hiring translators; retailers and advertisers are concentrating more energy in targeting the Spanish-speaking ; and hospitals and agencies are seeking to overcome language barriers. Whether you’re a student studying Spanish, a traveler gearing up for a trip to a Spanish-speaking country and need to learn the basics, or a upwardly mobile looking to get ahead of the pack in your career by learning a second language, Spanish For Dummies, 2nd edition is your hands-on guide to quickly and painlessly learn Latin American Spanish that includes: Expanded coverage of grammar, verb conjugations, and pronunciations A refreshed and expanded mini-dictionary complete with even more essential vocabulary, exercises, and more A revamped and expanded bonus CD-ROM that includes real-life dialogue to aid in your learning Whether you’re looking to learn Spanish for use in the home, class, at the office, or on the go, Spanish For Dummies, 2nd edition has you covered!

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Spanish Essentials For Dummies

Published 05-17-2010

Your no-fuss guide the the essentials of Spanish!Learning a new language is a fun and challenging feat for students at every level. Perfect for those just starting out or returning to Spanish after time away, Spanish Essentials For Dummies focuses on core concepts taught (and tested on!) in a typical introductory Spanish course. From adjectives and adverbs to understanding tenses and asking questions, students will skip the suffering and score high marks at exam time with the help of Spanish Essentials For Dummies. This guide is also a perfect reference for parents who need to review critical Spanish concepts as they help students with homework assignments, as well as for adult learners headed back to the classroom who just want to be brush up on the core concepts. The Essentials For Dummies Series Dummies is proud to present our new series, The Essentials For Dummies. Now students who are prepping for exams, preparing to study new material, or who just need a refresher can have a concise, easy-to-understand review guide that covers an entire course by concentrating solely on the most important concepts. From algebra and chemistry to grammar and Spanish, our expert authors focus on the skills students most need to succeed in a subject.

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Spanish Word Games For Dummies

Published 01-07-2010

The fun and easy way to learn Spanish-by playing games! Do you want to learn how to speak Spanish? One major aspect of learning a new language is learning the vocabulary, but for many people, this involves memorization, which can be a difficult task. Now, Spanish Word Games For Dummies offers you a fun and painless alternative: games and puzzles designed to help you practice and remember your Spanish vocabulary. This fun, practical guide features more than 100 word games and puzzles, including crosswords, word searches, cryptograms, and more-that range in difficulty from easy to challenging. As you play, you'll develop your Spanish vocabulary while you improve your language skills. Spanish Word Games For Dummies provides you with challenging puzzles to build your Spanish vocabulary and enhance your skill set Includes crosswords, word searches, cryptograms, and other word games Works as a supplement to Spanish language courses and programs It's portable enough to easily take to classes or on the road Whether you're a proficient speaker looking to brush up on your vocabulary or a first-time Spanish speaker, this clever guide is the ideal way to have fun while you increase your skills!

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Spanish All-in-One For Dummies

Published 08-10-2009

A value-packed guide to speaking, reading, and writing in Spanish Spanish All-in-One For Dummies is the first Dummies All-in-One title in the foreign language category–nearly 800 pages of expert instruction to help people master Spanish basics and beyond. This comprehensive volume features content from all For Dummies Spanish language instruction titles, including Spanish For Dummies, Intermediate Spanish For Dummies, Spanish Verbs For Dummies, and Spanish For Dummies Audio Set. The book's audio CD provides readers with an effective tool to help them start speaking Spanish from day one. Plus, the practical exercises give readers greater confidence in communicating in Spanish, whether traveling or in business.

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Intermediate Spanish For Dummies

Published 01-29-2008

Need to brush up on your Spanish? Intermediate Spanish For Dummies is your key to success in building your writing skills and bolstering your confidence. It gives you the straight talk and nitty-gritty detail that will see you successfully through any major or minor roadblocks to communicating in Spanish. This friendly, hands-on workbook is loaded with practical examples and useful exercises so you can practice how native speakers use the language. From vocabulary and numbers to juggling tenses, you’ll get a clear understanding of the nuances of Spanish style and usage that will have you writing like a native in no time. Plus, you’ll find multiple charts that provide conjugations for all types of Spanish verbs. You’ll get up to speed with Spanish grammar, master essential differences between Spanish and English language usage, and be able to communicate effectively when traveling or conducting business. Discover how to: Use fundamental Spanish grammar, from nouns, adjectives, and adverbs to pronouns, prepositions, and conjunctions Select and conjugate Spanish verbs correctly Understand the importance of grammatical gender in Spanish Avoid the most common writing mistakes Use numbers and express dates and times Name countries and nationalities in Spanish Expand your Spanish vocabulary exponentially Get comfortable with the subjunctive Combine verbs with confidence and competence Sharpen your Spanish-language skills the fun and easy way with Intermediate Spanish For Dummies.

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Spanish For Dummies Audio Set

Published 04-30-2007

3 hours of lessons on 3 CDs! The fun and easy way to communicate effectively in a new language! Want to speak Spanish? Don't have a lot of time? This practical audio set is designed to help you learn quickly and easily at home or on the road. From basic greetings and expressions to grammar and conversations, you'll grasp the essentials and start communicating right away! Plus, you can follow along with the handy, 96-page portable guide—filled with the words and phrases you'll hear on the CDs as well as a mini dictionary. Skip around and learn at your own pace CD 1: Get started with basic words and phrases. CD 2: Form sentences and practice parts of speech. CD 3: Handle real-world situations. Discover how to Handle greetings and introductions Ask questions and understand answers Build your vocabulary Talk about numbers, time, and the calendar Ask for directions Get help at a hotel, the bank, or a store

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Spanish Phrases For Dummies

Published 07-16-2004

Studying Spanish for school, business, or travel? Learn the fun and easy way with this portable guide that teaches everyday expressions in Spanish.  Spanish Phrasebook For Dummies covers basic language information, focusing on common phrases to help you in ordinary situations, such as chatting about family, finding your way around, and generally making small talk. From job-related expressions to translations of directions, numbers, and time, it teaches real-world language skills that you can use immediately.   If you’ve never studied Spanish before — or did a long time ago but need a refresher — Spanish Phrasebook For Dummies is for you. With guidance on pronunciation and stress, this handy book is jam-packed with plenty of grammatical examples to help you with verbs, adjectives, gender, plurals, pronouns, sentence construction, how to ask questions properly, and more.   You’ll have ample opportunity to test your Spanish language skills in these scenarios:  Counting your money  Measuring time and keeping track of days, months, and seasons  Introducing yourself  Talking about the weather  Ordering drinks, snacks, or a full meal   Shopping in traditional markets or the grocery store  Engaging in tourist or other fun activities  Tending to work or other business matters  Finding transportation and lodging  Taking care of emergencies    With a chapter on phrases native Spanish speakers use every day and another covering phrases fluent speakers would say, you can have fun and impress your friends with this concise phrasebook. 

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