Spanish Demystified: A Self-Teaching Guide by Jenny Petrow
Start speaking Spanish faster than you can say, ¿cómo se dice?
Want to learn to speak Spanish but need to consult a dictionary just to find el baño? No problemo! With Spanish Demystified you'll develop language skills so quickly you'll be saying hasta la vista to your phrasebook in no time.
Beginning with everyday Spanish expressions and a review of basic Spanish pronunciation, this book covers key grammar fundamentals such as common verb tenses, nouns, pronouns, and gender. Step by step, you'll build your Spanish vocabulary with essential words, idioms, and phrases and quickly master this versatile language. Test yourself at the end of every chapter for reinforcement that you're fast on your way to speaking, writing, and understanding Spanish.
This fast and easy guide features:
- Clear grammatical explanations that illustrate how the language works
- Numerous examples that place new vocabulary in practical context
- Helpful writing and speaking exercises that bring the Spanish language to life
- Coverage of everyday topics and conversational expressions
- Quizzes at the end of each chapter that reinforce new language skills
Simple enough for a beginner but challenging enough for a more advanced student, Spanish Demystified is your shortcut to mastering this popular language.
Spanish Demystified: A Self-Teaching Guide - About the Author
Jenny Petrow is an experienced developer of Spanish-language, bilingual, and ESL curriculum for such publishers as McGraw-Hill, Oxford University Press, and the language website Parlo.com. She has lived in Madrid, Guatemala, and Peru, and worked as a Spanish instructor in Brazil. When not writing and editing language textbooks, Jenny consults on education issues in international development and plays the cello.