When it comes to understanding Spanish, even good students can be confused.Beginning Spanish for the Utterly Confusedoffers you explanations of Spanish vocabulary, grammar, and common phrases and expressions. Its easy-to-use format will get you comfortable with using Spanish for communication quickly and easily.
- Fun icons that highlight quick tips
- Helpful review for before a test
- End-of-chapter summaries
- A CD that provides clear pronunciation models for the 26 dialogues throughout the book, as well as selected audio exercises
Topics include:Chapter 1.
Being Friendly; Developing a Spanish Vocabulary; Identifying People; Describing People; Identifying and Describing Objects; Telling Times and Dates; Describing Conditions; Indicating Location; Reporting the Weather; Giving Facts and Describing Usual Activities; Telling About Actions Toward Oneself, Other People, and Objects; Telling about Interactions and Feelings; Describing Activities in Progress; Telling Intentions and Plans
Being Friendly;Chapter 2.
Developing a Spanish vocabulary;Chapter 3.
Identifying People;Chapter 4.
Describing People;Chapter 5.
Identifying and Describing Objects;Chapter 6.
Telling Times and Dates;Chapter 7.
Describing Conditions;Chapter 8.
Indicating Location;Chapter 9.
Reporting the Weather;Chapter 10.
Giving Facts and Describing Usual Activities;Chapter 11.
Telling About Actions toward Oneself, Other People, and Objects;Chapter 12.
Telling about Interactions and Feelings;Chapter 13.
Describing Activities in Progress;Chapter 14.
Telling Intentions and Plans;Chapter 15.
Jean Yates, Ph.D.
is an experienced teacher of Spanish and successful author of Spanish language-learning grammars and materials for Spanish-speaking learners of English.