Getting Along in Spanish

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Trade & Reference Publishers, 1996 - Spanish language - 310 pages
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Designed for introductory-level students, this communication manual develops practical vocabulary for everyday situations. The Fifth Edition corresponds in structure and content with Basic Spanish Grammar, 6/e, including a second Lección preliminar. In each lesson, essential vocabulary and grammatical structures are reinforced through realistic dialogues, questions, situational role-plays, and realia-based activities. The correlated audio program features up-to-date dialogues (paused and unpaused versions), vocabulary lists for each lesson, and Práctica orales corresponding to the review sections.

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Raquel Lebredo was born in Camaguey, Cuba. She attended school in Havana and later enrolled at the University of Havana, where she received a Ph.D. in education in 1950. She was subsequently employed as an elementary school principal, and taught literature and language at a preparatory school in Havana. After living in Spain for a period of time, she moved in 1968 to the United States. Dr. Lebredo was awarded a Ph.D. in Spanish from the University of California, Riverside, in 1973. Since then she has taught Spanish at Claremont Graduate School, Crafton Hills College, the University of Redlands, and California Baptist University, and has authored several Spanish textbooks. In 1985, she was chosen "Faculty Member of the Year" by the student body at California Baptist University, and in 1991 she received a YWCA "Women of Achievement" award. Prof. Lebredo is retired.

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