Once Upon a Cow

Author: Camilo Cruz Ph.D
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101136072
Release Date: 2009-09-01
Genre: Self-Help

An insightful and deceptively simple guide-from a popular speaker and life coach. In this empowering book, bestselling author and speaker Dr. Camilo Cruz helps readers identify the hidden excuses that hold them back-even the most entrenched ones-and open the door to greater success and fulfillment. Inspired by a brief parable in which a family of farmers learns to thrive without their beloved (yet costly and unproductive) cow, this upbeat book speaks to readers of every age and lifestyle, helping them take ownership of their choices and their lives.

Latina and Latino Voices in Literature

Author: Frances Ann Day
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 0313323941
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Literary Criticism

This award-winning resource, newly-revised and expanded, celebrates the lives and works of Latina/o writers.

Oxford Picture Dictionary English Spanish Edition Bilingual Dictionary for Spanish speaking teenage and adult students of English

Author: Jayme Adelson-Goldstein
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780194201490
Release Date: 2015-08-03
Genre: Foreign Language Study

4,000 words and phrases are organized thematically within 163 topics. Includes English to Spanish translations of vocabulary throughout, and an extensive index in Spanish at the back of the book. A fully integrated vocabulary development program in American English, progressing from essential words to the more complex, delivered in short thematic units. Realistic scenarios and modern artwork are easy to relate to and these, together with story pages and practice exercises, have been applauded for their success in promoting critical thinking skills. Content is fully supported by a range of components (in English only) - including Workbooks, Classroom Activities, Audio and website.

Speed Up Your Spanish

Author: Javier Muñoz-Basols
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781135232207
Release Date: 2009-10-16
Genre: Foreign Language Study

‘Excellent book. The chapters put together and systematise a lot of material that is often taught in an anecdotal or haphazard sort of way, if at all. Students will learn a great deal from the book and have their confidence in using Spanish considerably boosted as a result.’ – Jonathan Thacker, Merton College, University of Oxford, UK ‘An invaluable, highly original and methodically sound approach to correcting and eliminating common, yet difficult-to-eliminate errors.’ – Manuel Delgado, Bucknell University, USA ‘The user-friendly format and page layout makes Speed Up Your Spanish a highly practical reference source for students and teachers.’– Ma Victoria García Serrano, University of Pennsylvania, USA False friends, idiomatic expressions, gender and capitalization are just some of the areas that cause confusion for students of Spanish. Learning how to avoid the common errors that arise repeatedly in these areas is an essential step for successful language learning. Speed Up Your Spanish is a unique and innovative resource that identifies and explains such errors, thereby enabling students of Spanish to learn from their mistakes while enhancing their understanding of the Spanish language. Each of the nine chapters focuses on a grammatical category where English speakers typically make mistakes in Spanish. Each chapter is divided into sections that classify the concepts and errors into subcategories. Full explanations are provided throughout with clear, comprehensive examples and exercises to help the learner gain an in-depth understanding of Spanish grammar and usage. Key features: carefully selected grammar topics and examples based on the most commonly made errors exercises throughout to reinforce learning shortcuts and mnemonic devices providing vital learning strategies a Companion Website available at www.speedupyourspanish.com providing supplementary exercises as well as audio files. Suitable both for classroom use or self-study, Speed Up Your Spanish is the ideal resource for all intermediate learners of Spanish wishing to refine their language skills. Javier Muñoz-Basols is an Instructor in Spanish at the University of Oxford. Marianne David teaches Spanish at the Trinity School in New York. Olga Núñez Piñeiro is Senior Lecturer in Spanish at the University of Westminster.

Spanish for Veterinarians

Author: Bonnie Frederick
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119949381
Release Date: 2011-11-16
Genre: Medical

Spanish for Veterinarians, Second Edition, is designed to help you rapidly learn working Spanish for clinical conversations. Packed with the practical vocabulary information and conversational tools found in the first edition, the new edition now includes a new chapter on exotics and expanded information on the Spanish required for pre-consultation discussion. The pronunciation exercises, available online as audio files to help veterinary team members effectively and confidently use Spanish in their client communications, have also been revised and expanded. This new edition is a lively presentation of the Spanish that working vets increasingly need to know.

501 Spanish Verbs 8th edition

Author: Christopher Kendris, Ph.D.
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
ISBN: 9781438068763
Release Date: 2017
Genre: Foreign Language Study

The world’s bestselling Spanish verbs reference eBook has just gotten better! The authors focus directly on a command of Spanish verbs—and fluency in Spanish starts with knowledge of verbs. This new eighth edition is optimized for use as an eBook and features links throughout and shows students and travelers exactly how to use the 501 most common and useful Spanish verbs in all 15 tenses and moods. Each verb is alphabetically listed in easy-to-follow chart form, one verb per page with its English translation. Bonus Online Component includes a hyperlink to online content that presents language-learning aids and audio files that review the formation and usage of Spanish verb forms. Helpful features include—Formation and usage of Spanish verb tenses and moods summarized as they relate to their English equivalents --The 55 most essential Spanish verbs used in context--Another 2,200 regular verbs conjugated like the book’s 501 model verbs--Verbs in idiomatic phrases--Passive and active voice formations--Updated sentences demonstrating Spanish verb usage in all tenses--Exercises in Spanish verb usage with answers--Even more entries in the English-Spanish verb index--Information covering impersonal verbs, weather expressions, and more!

Louisa of Woods Crossing

Author: James Kaye
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 9781469119977
Release Date: 2007-05-15
Genre: Fiction

Louisa of Woods Crossing is about the Texas frontier just prior to the 1836 War of Texas Independence. The fourteen year-old heroine of the story lived during times of hardships and dangers including nightmarish depredations by hostile Indians inclined to barbarous acts. Nothing was more feared than raids on cabins and the terrifying abductions of teen-aged girls. The family homestead on the Lavaca River was that of the typical log cabin with fi elds, pastures, and the customary animals except for two red wolf watchdogs adopted as orphaned pups. The story is also an endearing one of close friendships with other pioneer girls.

501 Spanish Verbs 7th edition

Author: Christopher Kendris,Ph.D.
Publisher: Barron's snippet
ISBN: 9781438082516
Release Date:
Genre: Foreign Language Study

The world's best selling Spanish verbs reference book has just gotten better! The authors focus directly on a command of Spanish verbs—and fluency in Spanish starts with knowledge of verbs. This new seventh edition shows students and travelers exactly how to use the 501 most common and useful Spanish verbs in all 16 tenses and moods. Each verb is alphabetically listed in easy-to-follow chart form, one verb per page with its English translation.

Gloria the Cow

Author: Paul Maar
Publisher: North South Books
ISBN: 0735820961
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Determined to become the bovine diva she is meant to be, clutzy cow Gloria, who has absolutely no vocal talent, must find her own special way to shine!

Tom Thumb In Spanish and English Bilingual Edition

Author: Brothers Grimm
Publisher: KidLit-O
ISBN: 9781629170688
Release Date: 2013-08-20

What better way to introduce your child to a new language than with this dual language of Grimm’s classics! The Brothers Grimm’s fairytales are magical; but how do you get kids excited about the stories when most translations were written over 100 years ago in a dated English? This is a retelling of one of Grimm’s most beloved stories: Tom Thumb. This book is also available as a larger anthology with even more Grimm stories. KidLit-o is a new publishing house just for kids! From reimagined classics to history books, there's something for everyone here!

A Dictionary of New Mexico and Southern Colorado Spanish

Author: Rubén Cobos
Publisher: UNM Press
ISBN: 9780890135372
Release Date: 2003-06-30
Genre: Foreign Language Study

This book, continuously in print since 1983, has become a classic Spanish reference book, widely used in classrooms across the United States. Linguist and folklorist Rubén Cobos, now in his nineties, has been diligently working on revisions for the past decade. Much expanded—the number of pages has increased by seventy—this revised edition will assume its place as the most authoritative reference on the archaic dialect of Spanish spoken in this region.

The Proverbial Pied Piper

Author: Kevin J. McKenna
Publisher: Peter Lang
ISBN: 143310489X
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Social Science

With more than one hundred-fifty books and three hundred published articles on proverb studies that have attracted wide attention of folklorists around the world, it is little wonder that international scholars look upon Wolfgang Mieder as the modern-day Pied Piper of paremiology. For this festschrift, some of the world's leading proverb and folklore scholars have come together to commemorate Mieder's sixty-fifth birthday. Authors from Russia, Eastern and Western Europe, Israel, and the United States have contributed essays representative of the scope and breadth of Mieder's own impressive scholarship. "The Proverbial -Pied Piper-" honors Wolfgang Mieder's legendary contributions to the study of proverbs and contains new scholarship by some of the best paremiologists in the world."

Practice Makes Perfect Spanish Vocabulary 2nd Edition

Author: Dorothy Richmond
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071804134
Release Date: 2012-10-12
Genre: Study Aids

Go beyond ¿Cómo se dice? and add thousands of words to your Spanish vocabulary To communicate comfortably in Spanish, you need access to a variety of words that go beyond the basics, as well as a solid foundation in grammar. In Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Vocabulary you get the tools you need to expand your lexicon and sharpen your speaking and writing skills. And how do you this? PRACTICE, PRACTICE, PRACTICE! Each chapter of this comprehensive book focuses on a theme, such as family or travel, so you can build your language skills in a systematic manner. As you lay the foundation for a burgeoning vocabulary, you will perfect your new words with plenty of exercises and gain the confidence you need to communicate well in Spanish. This new edition of Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Vocabulary offers you: More than 240 exercises Concise grammatical explanations The latest vocabulary in such areas as technology, communications, and the media An answer key to gauge your comprehension WITH HELP FROM THIS BOOK, YOU CAN EASILY SPEAK OR WRITE IN SPANISH ABOUT: Different occupations and jobs * Spanish holidays and traditions * Food and drink * Politics and current events * Your social life * Your family and friends * Business and money * Your favorite entertainment venues * Your family's background . . . and much more