The Big Red Book of Spanish Verbs, Second Edition

Author: Ronni L. Gordon,David M. Stillman

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071771646

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 672

View: 5943

Become a Spanish verb virtuoso with this unbeatable reference/interactive combo! The Big Red Book of Spanish Verbs with CD-ROM is the most comprehensive resource available for learning and mastering Spanish verbs. Designed for beginning through advanced learners, this indispensable guide will help you conjugate verbs with ease, enabling you to communicate in Spanish confidently. Inside you will find: 555 fully conjugated verbs, listed alphabetically More than 5,000 example sentences with mini-dialogues Numerous contextual examples for each verb The Top 50 verbs with lots of usage flexibility More than 2,300 verbs cross-referenced to conjugation models A handy guide to deciphering irregular verb forms The enhanced CD-ROM is a dynamic way to help you: Sharpen your skills with more than 400 interactive exercises, from fill-in-the-blanks to multiple-choice audio exercises Hear and practice hundreds of sample conversations, whether on screen or via MP3 downloads to your iPod Recognize the difference in sound between easily confused verb forms Track and evaluate your progress with a pretest and a comprehensive review test System requirements: Windows 2000, XP, Vista; Mac OS, Leopard
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Madrigal's Magic Key to Spanish

A Creative and Proven Approach

Author: Margarita Madrigal

Publisher: Three Rivers Press

ISBN: 0307754871

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 512

View: 7718

Learn the basics of the Spanish language with this easy-to-use guide by one of America's most prominent language teachers. Anyone can read, write, and speak Spanish in only a few short weeks with this unique and proven method, which completely eliminates rote memorization and boring drills. With original black and white illustration by Andy Warhol, Madrigal's Magic Key to Spanish will provide readers with a solid foundation upon with to build their language skills. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Easy Spanish Step-By-Step

Author: Barbara Bregstein

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071483179

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 320

View: 4191

A proven grammar-based approach that gets you communicating in Spanish with confidence, right away Easy Spanish Step by Step proves that a solid grounding in grammar basics is the key to mastering a second language. Grammatical rules and concepts are clearly explained in order of importance, and more than 300 verbs and key terms are introduced on the basis of frequency. Numerous exercises and engaging readings help learners quickly build their Spanish speaking and comprehension prowess.
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Complete Spanish Step-by-Step

Author: Barbara Bregstein

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 1259643425

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 640

View: 9541

Learn Spanish with the most convenient and effective guide from McGraw-Hill’s bestselling Step-by-Step Series It has been proven that the fastest way to learn any language is through a solid grounding in basic grammar and a mastery of high-frequency vocabulary. This approach provides the confidence and tools necessary to understanding and practicing new languages quickly and easily. Combining the bestselling Easy Spanish Step-by-Step and Advanced Spanish Step-by-Step in one volume, The Complete Spanish Step-by-Step introduces you to the most essential structures, verbs, and vocabulary, then will gradually lead you to a mastery of the Spanish language. Numerous exercises help chart your progress, while engaging readings let you hone your skills in everyday contexts. Unique digital support online and via an app., include: · Flashcards for 3,000 vocabulary items with text-to-speech audio · Audio recordings of almost 2,500 answers · Listening practice with 37 passages spoken by native speakers Whether learning on your own or in a classroom setting, The Complete Spanish Step-by-Step will quickly guide you from novice to near-fluent speaker.
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Spanish, Grades 6 - 12

Middle / High School

Author: Rose Thomas

Publisher: Carson-Dellosa Publishing

ISBN: 1483823652

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 128

View: 3516

A top-selling teacher resource line, The 100+ Series(TM) features over 100 reproducible activities in each book! Help your student form a solid understanding of the Spanish language. Building on the basics, this book covers common phrases, functional vocabulary, conjugation of verbs, basic grammar, and sentence structure. Over 100 pages of reproducible activities get your students started on the path to speaking and writing Spanish. The activities provided offer fun and varied exercises to practice concepts and vocabulary. Students learn to tell time, formulate sentences,conjugate verbs, pose and answer questions, and make comparisons--all while learning about Spanish-speaking culture.
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Side-By-Side French and English Grammar

Author: C. Frederick Farrell

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

ISBN: 9780071419338

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 149

View: 885

A comparative and simple approach to learning the grammar of a new language The Side-by-Side Grammar books present explanations of the essential elements of Spanish or French grammar alongside their English-language equivalents. This method allows students to build on what they already know; not only do readers learn grammar for a new language but also enjoy the added benefit of strengthening their grammar skills in their native tongue ! Each lesson clearly explains functions and uses of the different parts of speech and includes abundant examples for each entry. Because the vocabulary is limited to frequently used words, students can concentrate more on a sentence's structure instead of becoming tangled in its meaning. A "Quick Check" section summarizes main ideas in each section and helps readers retain the most important information. New to these editions are exercise sections to further reinforce students' comprehension.
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Simon & Schuster's International English/Spanish Spanish/English Dictionary

Author: N.A

Publisher: *Webster's New World

ISBN: 9780028620138

Category: Reference

Page: 1597

View: 6502

The most respected Spanish/English dictionary in the world has been completely revised and updated. With over 200,000 entries, it is among the most comprehensive bilingual dictionaries available, covering the latest technical and scientific terms, thousands of regionalisms and idioms, geographic and biographic entries, a complete table of irregular Spanish verbs, elements of grammar, and a guide to pronunciation for both Spanish and English.
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Read & Think French

Author: The Editors of Think French! magazine

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071702369

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 256

View: 1463

Immerse yourself in the French language and culture Read & Think French is your ticket to building key French language skills. This book features 100-plus engaging, easy-to-read articles written by native French-speakers. Each article features a bilingual glossary on the same page that allows you to learn without stopping to look up new or unfamiliar words in a dictionary. As the you move through the book, you will gain confidence with the French language and build a vocabulary of key French words and phrases. Each chapter features several written exercises that reinforce new vocabulary and comprehension. The 70-minute companion audio CD features several of the articles read aloud by native-French speakers from various backgrounds giving you valuable practice in French listening skills. Read & Think French brings the culture of French-speaking countries to life! You will enjoy a travel narrative from Provence and a documentary on West Indies folk music as well as explore the geography of the French Alps and the streets of Montreal. Filled with engaging features such as a recipe for beigne de nos grand-mères canadiennes (traditional Canadian doughnuts), a primer on French business etiquette, a biography of French actor Mathieu Amalric, and a look at the tradition of lavender oil, perfumes, and soaps, this book gives you an insider look at French life and culture--while introducing you to 100s of new French words and phrases. Topics include: Culture; Voyages; Tradition; Célébration; Biographies; Musique et Art; Histoire; Géographie; Gastronomie; Coutumes
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English Verb Drills

Author: Ed Swick

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071608710

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 192

View: 9041

Your shortest route to mastering verb conjugations One of the greatest challenges in learning a language is mastering verb conjugations. English Verb Drills makes it easier than ever for you to meet that challenge. It allows you to focus exclusively on building your mastery of verbs without being distracted by other elements of grammar. Combining the features of a workbook and reference manual, this book clearly and systematically explains how the verb system works while providing more than 150 drills for practice. Using this unique title, you will build the confidence you need to use verbs correctly and to be comfortable expressing yourself in speech and writing.
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A Reference Grammar of Modern Italian

Author: Professor Martin Maiden,Dr Cecilia Robustelli,Martin Maiden,Cecilia Robustelli

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1444116789

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 512

View: 4242

This Italian reference grammar provides students, teachers and others interested in the Italian language with a comprehensive, accessible and jargon-free guide to the forms and structure of Italian. Whatever their level of knowledge of the language, learners of Italian will find this book indispensable: it gives clear and detailed explanations of everything from the most elementary facts such as the relation between spelling and pronunciation, or the forms of the article, to more advanced points such as the various nuances of the subjunctive. Formal or archaic discourse is distinguished from informal, everyday usage, and regionalisms are also indicated where appropriate. The authors have taken care to make it an easy and illuminating reference tool: extensive cross-referencing enables readers to quickly find the information they require, and also stimulates them to discover new, related facts.
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A New Reference Grammar of Modern Spanish

Author: John B. Butt,John Butt,Carmen Benjamin

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1444137905

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 608

View: 5415

For many years A NEW REFERENCE GRAMMAR OF MODERN SPANISH has been trusted by students and teachers as the standard English-language reference grammar of Spanish. Now updated to include the latest findings of the Royal Spanish Academy's official grammar book, 'La Nueva gramática de la lengua española', making A NEW REFERENCE GRAMMAR OF MODERN SPANISH FIFTH EDITION even more relevant to students and teachers of Spanish. Key features of this fifth edition include: a 'Guide to the Book', enabling you to make the most of this new edition new vocabulary such as topical and technological terms, bringing you up-to-date with contemporary spoken Spanish more Latin-American Spanish, ensuring world-wide coverage aclearer guidance to recommended usage -advice on the Academy's latest spelling rules. Whether a student or a teacher of Spanish, you can be sure that this fifth edition of A NEW REFERENCE GRAMMAR OF MODERN SPANISH will provide you with a comprehensive, cohesive and clear guide to the forms and structures of Spanish as it is written and spoken today in Spain and Latin America.
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Moneyball (Movie Tie-in Edition) (Movie Tie-in Editions)

Author: Michael Lewis

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN: 0393338398

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 317

View: 2205

Explains how Billy Beene, the general manager of the Oakland Athletics, is using a new kind of thinking to build a successful and winning baseball team without spending enormous sums of money.
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The Ultimate French Review and Practice

Author: David Stillman

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071744169

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 448

View: 3311

Gain confidence in your French-language communication using the method trusted by more than 200,000 students The Ultimate French Review and Practice gives you a good grasp of grammar so you can build your skills and confidence in communication. Each grammatical concept is explained and illustrated with engaging sentence examples; you'll also get extensive exercises offer practice at applying this knowledge in everyday conversation. This book + download package includes: More than 400 exercises, in addition to 200 exercises on the accompanying download A Pre-Test that identifies your strengths and weaknesses and a Post-Test that helps you review your progress, both on the download Topics include: Verbs--Basic Forms and Uses, Present Tense, Present Tense of Irregular Verbs, Negative Sentences, Interrogative Sentences, Imperative, Passé Composé, Imperfect, Imperfect versus Passé Composé, Reflexive Verbs, Future and Conditional, Conditional Sentences, Pluperfect, Future Perfect, and Past Conditional, Passe Simple, Present Participles, Uses of the Infinitive, Nouns and Their Modifiers, Pronouns, Nouns: Gender, Number and Articles, Uses of Articles, Stressed Pronouns, Subject-Verb Agreement, Possessive and Demonstrative Adjectives and Pounouns, Interrogative Adjectives and Pronouns, Adjectives, Comparative and Superlative, Object Pronouns, Numbers, Time, Dates, Adverbs, Negatives and Indefinites, Prepositions, Prepositions with Geographical Names, Verbs in Two-Clause Sentences, Relative Clauses, The Present Subjunctive, The Past Subjunctive, Literary Subjunctives, The Subjunctive, Idiomatic Usage, The Passive Voice and Substitutes for the Passive, Important Idioms and Proverbs, Verb Charts
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Practice Makes Perfect: Advanced Spanish Grammar

Spanish Grammar Advanced

Author: Rogelio Alonso Vallecillos

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071642242

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 224

View: 9390

Take your Spanish grammar skills to the next level and speak with more soltura! To fully understand how to speak Spanish effectively you must move beyond the fundamental principles of grammar and tackle more sophisticated sentence constructions. Practice Makes Perfect: Advanced Spanish Grammar focuses on intermediate- to advanced-level topics to help you create more complex, meaningful sentences and communicate more naturally. Instead of just applying sets of rules, Practice Makes Perfect: Advanced Spanish Grammar helps you better understand the nuances of the language and develop your skills and confidence as a Spanish speaker by providing easy-to-absorb explanatory materials, examples, and exercises. Inside you will find: Thorough explanations of topics that often prove difficult for English speakers when they learn Spanish, such as the correct use of object pronouns. Practical exercises that give you the opportunity to test what you've learned Learn the ins and outs of: Some/any and quantity determiners • Adverbs • Problematic prepositions • Relative pronouns • Idiomatic constructions • . . . and much more
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Spanish for Medical Personnel: Basic Spanish Series

Author: Ana Jarvis,Raquel Lebredo

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0495902667

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 352

View: 5053

BASIC SPANISH FOR MEDICAL PERSONNEL is a communication manual designed to serve those in the medical professions who seek basic conversational skills in Spanish. Written for use in two-semester or three-quarter courses, it presents everyday situations that medical students, pre-professionals, and professionals may encounter at work settings such as hospitals, emergency rooms, doctors’ offices, and clinics when dealing with Spanish-speaking patients and personnel in the United States. BASIC SPANISH FOR MEDICAL PERSONNEL introduces essential medical vocabulary, practical reference information, and medical notes written from a cross-cultural perspective. It provides students with opportunities to apply, in a wide variety of practical contexts, the grammatical structures presented in the corresponding lessons of the Basic Spanish core text. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Spanish À La Cartoon

Author: Albert Small

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9780844273266

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 128

View: 9636

Going beyond the traditional grammar book, this collection takes a hilarious look at the everyday language the Spanish really use. The cartoons are by Spain's most popular artists and each illustration is accompanied by captions and vocabulary notes.
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Introduction to Information Retrieval

Author: Christopher D. Manning,Prabhakar Raghavan,Hinrich Schütze

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139472100

Category: Computers

Page: N.A

View: 8921

Class-tested and coherent, this textbook teaches classical and web information retrieval, including web search and the related areas of text classification and text clustering from basic concepts. It gives an up-to-date treatment of all aspects of the design and implementation of systems for gathering, indexing, and searching documents; methods for evaluating systems; and an introduction to the use of machine learning methods on text collections. All the important ideas are explained using examples and figures, making it perfect for introductory courses in information retrieval for advanced undergraduates and graduate students in computer science. Based on feedback from extensive classroom experience, the book has been carefully structured in order to make teaching more natural and effective. Slides and additional exercises (with solutions for lecturers) are also available through the book's supporting website to help course instructors prepare their lectures.
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The Ultimate Spanish Verb Review and Practice, Second Edition

Author: Ronni Gordon,David Stillman

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 007179784X

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 352

View: 7845

Master the essential building blocks of Spanish-language fluency with facilidad The Ultimate Spanish Verb Review and Practice is your key to acquiring enhanced skills on the road to Spanish fluency. More than just another Spanish verb guide, it provides you with a concise review of verb forms and extensive practice in using verbs in context. With this knowledge in your tool kit, you will be able to construct authentic Spanish sentences with increased confidence. As you work through a series of increasingly demanding exercises, you’ll quickly build your mastery of the Spanish sentence--from simple subject-plus-verb sentences to more sophisticated ones, including conditional and compound sentences. This second edition is enhanced with new review exercises, accompanied by online audio available free on McGraw-Hill's unique Audio Study Player. These bonus elements help build your confidence in using Spanish verbs effectively in key sentence structures. The ideal resource for advanced beginners through advanced learners of Spanish, The Ultimate Spanish Verb Review and Practice gives you: Numerous examples of how Spanish verbs and sentence structures work in everyday language Exercises in a variety of formats, including sentence completion, sentence building, dialogue writing, translation, verb-form replacement, and more Hundreds of verbs listed in both structural and semantic groupings Up-to-the-minute coverage of contemporary Spanish, including computer and technology verbs Dozens of clear, concise, at-a-glance charts and tables
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Easy Spanish Crossword Puzzles

Author: Jane Burnett

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9780844272443

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 64

View: 2301

Learn Spanish through crossword puzzles! Easy Spanish Crossword Puzzles offers you an entertaining but effective way of expanding your knowledge of the Spanish language and culture. The crucigramas in this book cover a wide variety of topics that will challenge and help you develop your Spanish-language skills. Easy Spanish Crossword Puzzles features two levels of difficulty. In the first half of the book, you will find simple English-to-Spanish puzzles that explore topics of grammar and culture normally addressed at the beginning of Spanish studies. In the second half, the puzzles are all in Spanish and thus are somewhat more difficult. If you have difficulty with a puzzle clue, solutions are provided at the back of the book. Includes: 14 puzzles with English clues and Spanish answers 18 puzzles with Spanish clues and English answers 12 puzzles with both Spanish clues and answers
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