Spanish Vocabulary: An Etymological Approach
Unlike other vocabulary guides that require the rote memorization of literally thousands of words, this book starts from the premise that using the etymological connections between Spanish and English words--their common derivations from Latin, Greek, and other languages--is the most effective way to acquire and remember vocabulary. This approach is suitable for beginners as well as for advanced students. Teachers of the language will also find much material that can be used to help motivate their students to acquire, and retain, Spanish vocabulary.
Spanish Vocabulary is divided into four parts and four annexes:
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This book is a fascinating and in-depth look at the Latin roots of many, many words in the English language. Brodsky's work is an excellent resource for native English speakers studying Spanish, as he ... Read full review