Spanish for Gringos: Shortcuts, Tips, and Secrets to Successful Learning

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Barron's Educational Series, 1999 - Foreign Language Study - 174 pages
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Today it's more important than ever for English-speakers to have some working knowledge of Spanish. In this book, author William Harvey shows that you learn Spanish most easily when you understand the "message"—not when you memorize grammar rules. This informal self-teaching course is for you if you lack the time or patience for traditional language training. You'll learn key Spanish phrases and get tips that will help you comprehend the spoken language. You'll also learn to pronounce words and phrases so that a Latin-American can understand you.
  

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User Review  - chrissy274life - Overstock.com

I love this book.. The pictures are great and it's detailed. Easy to catch on and learn. It really has helped me learn and expand on my spanish vocabulary. Definately would recommend. : ) ... Read full review

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This book takes a very non-text book approach to Spanish. The book and the audio CDs can be used together or separately. It's a very laid back way to learn "travel" Spanish. ... Read full review

Contents

Las primeras palabras The First Words
11
Mas mas mds More More More
25
Close Encounters
32
Mucho mas Much More
45
Las Personas People
57
Las cosas Things
71
Appendix
165
Copyright

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About the author (1999)

Paul Meisel has illustrated many books for children, including Why Are the Ice Caps Melting?, Energy Makes Things Happen, and What Happens to Our Trash? in the Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science series. He lives in Newtown, Connecticut.

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