Short Fiction By Spanish American Women

Author: Evelyn Fishburn
Publisher: Manchester University Press
ISBN: 9780719047442
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Provides a grouping of Spanish-American short stories written by women, emphasizing their differences as much as their similarities. Bombal's La historia de Maria Griselda delves into the family tensions found in a country house in southern Chile. Somers' mordant, black humour is present in El derrumbiento, and Leccion de cocina is a humorous but pessimistic account of the profound changes that marriage demands from the Mexican middle-class woman.

Spanish Made Simple

Author: Judith Nemethy
Publisher: Three Rivers Press
ISBN: 9780307434593
Size: 59.57 MB
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With more than 2.5 million copies in print, Spanish Made Simple is the bestselling title in the Made Simple series. For years, this trusted guide has led students, tourists, and business travelers step-by-step through the basic vocabulary and grammar of this most-studied foreign language. Thoroughly revised and updated for our increasingly bilingual world, this new edition features verb conjugation and pronunciation charts, modern vocabulary including new idioms, review chapters, reading exercises, a complete answer section, and English-Spanish and Spanish-English dictionaries—tools that make mastering the language fun. With Spanish Made Simple, learning a language is as easy as uno, dos, tres.

Enjoy Spanish Intermediate To Upper Intermediate Course

Author: Juan Kattan-Ibarra
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1473603102
Size: 58.35 MB
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Do you want to have more meaningful conversations in Spanish? Do you want to feel comfortable in a variety of situations? Using authentic conversations between native speakers as a basis, this course will help you to improve and build upon the language you already have so that you develop your skills to a level where you can enjoy talking and understand what is said. You will be introduced to more colloquial Spanish so you will sound more natural when speaking and gain confidence. Is this course for me? If you already know some Spanish and want to take it further, this is the course for you. It is a great refresher course, as well as being an easy way to build upon and improve your existing Spanish. Taking you from a good intermediate level (level B2 of the Common European Framework), this course helps you to progress up to C1 by offering: Carefully leveled and sequenced material - a solid path to build up your knowledge. Quality listening and reading input - day-to-day conversations but also speeches, interviews and newspaper articles. Fluency building - reach a level where you can discuss sophisticated ideas in Spanish. Full of authentic texts and dialogues about complex subjects, this course covers a wide range of topics of the sort you will want to talk about when in Spain and teaches you the kind of everyday language and features of speech that will enable you to communicate with confidence and feel comfortable taking part in conversation with native speakers of Spanish. The choice of material aims to give you something of the flavour of Spain today and each unit is based around a single theme with lively interviews and conversations on the accompanying recording. There are activities based on the interviews and texts to help you remember what you've learnt and put your knowledge into practice. The units are divided into sessions - to help you organize your learning time and break up the material into manageable chunks - and there are reminders throughout to refresh your memory of points you have learnt. Learn effortlessly with new, easy-to-read page design and interactive features: Not got much time? One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. Author insights Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience. Grammar tips Easy-to-follow building blocks to give you a clear understanding. Useful vocabulary Easy to find and learn, to build a solid foundation for speaking. Dialogues Read and listen to everyday dialogues to help you speak and understand fast. Test yourself Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress. Extend your knowledge Extra online articles to give you a richer understanding of the culture and history of Spain. Try this Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.

Perfect Your Spanish Teach Yourself

Author: Juan Kattan-Ibarra
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1444172689
Size: 74.97 MB
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Do you want to be able to listen to, speak, read and write Spanish confidently? Do you want the convenience of being able to learn at home or on the move? Whether you are starting from scratch, or are just out of practice, Teach Yourself Perfect Your Spanish – Touch & Listen will guarantee success! Touch & Listen ebooks are a groundbreaking new approach to language learning that include recordings of pronunciation and conversations within the pages of the books themselves – right where you need them. In the past you used to have to juggle separate books and CDs/MP3s to master listening, speaking, reading and writing. Not anymore. Thanks to the latest enhanced ebook technology, you can learn and practise all four language skills plus grammar and vocabulary from a single ebook that you can read and listen to on your tablet device or smartphone. First, touch the on-screen play buttons and listen to native speakers conversing on scores of current topics. Then rewind. Or pause. Whatever you need to do to make sure you’ve fully understood what you have just listened to. When you are ready, complete the activities with the convenient notes feature. You are in control. It’s that simple. STRUCTURE The course is structured in thematic units based on real-life situations and with an emphasis on communication, so that you effortlessly progress from introducing yourself and dealing with everyday situations, to using the phone and talking about work. NOT MUCH TIME? Get started with a 1-minute introduction to the key principles of the language. GRAMMAR Follow easy-to-manage steps to give you a clear understanding of the language. VOCABULARY Use clearly marked lists to make it easy to find and review the most useful vocabulary. DIALOGUES Touch & Listen to everyday dialogues to help you speak and understand fast. PRONUNCIATION Don't sound like a tourist! Perfect your pronunciation before you travel. INSIGHTS Look out for lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author’s many years of teaching experience. FEATURES Make full use of the wealth of convenient ebook features, including highlighting, making notes and a built-in dictionary. PROGRESS Rise to Level B1 of the Common European Framework for Languages: Can deal with most situations likely to arise whilst travelling in an area where the language is spoken. Can describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes and ambitions. TEST YOURSELF Use the unit tests to keep track of your progress. Teach Yourself Perfect Your Spanish Enjoy the familiarity of a book with the convenience of Touch & Listen technology at home or on the move, and let Teach Yourself and its highly experienced authors guide you every step of the way.

Using Spanish Synonyms

Author: R. E. Batchelor
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521446945
Size: 14.38 MB
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Produced specifically for English-speaking students, this new guide will enable them to develop, broaden and enhance their awareness of the richness of Spanish and Spanish-American vocabulary. It contains a wide variety of material, both formal and informal, literary and practical, which is not readily available in traditional dictionaries. The tabular layout is designed for maximum ease of reference, with sample contexts and English equivalents for each Spanish item. There are four indexes enabling the user quickly to locate any given Spanish or English word.

Actitud De Vencedor

Author: John C. Maxwell
Publisher: Thomas Nelson Inc
ISBN: 1418582263
Size: 61.23 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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