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.

A New Reference Grammar of Modern Spanish 4th edition

Author: John B. Butt
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781134653591
Release Date: 2014-02-04
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

A New Reference Grammar of Modern Spanish is widely recognised as the standard English-language reference grammar of Spanish. It provides teachers and students of Spanish with a comprehensive, accessible and jargon-free guide to the forms and structures of the Spanish currently used in Spain and Latin America. This new edition has been carefully revised and updated, and its explanations have been checked against the findings of the Royal Spanish Academy's Gramática descriptiva de la lengua española and other new works in the field. Many new Peninsular and Latin American examples have been included, the English text has been thoroughly revised and in many places expanded or clarified. A glossary of grammatical terms has also been included. As a result this new version of 'B & B' should now be invaluable to an even wider readership ranging from intermediate to advanced students of Spanish. A Workbook is available for use with A New Reference Grammar of Modern Spanish, 4th edition; Practising Spanish Grammar by Christopher J Pountain and Teresa de Carlos. ISBN 0340 66223 9

Tom Thumb In Spanish and English Bilingual Edition

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

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!

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.

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

First Language Acquisition in Spanish

Author: Gilda Socarras
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 9781441190307
Release Date: 2011-04-14
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

This book provides new insights into the acquisition of functional categories in child language. Operating within the Minimalist Framework (Chomsky 1995) it examines in particular the availability of Determiner Phrases in the grammar of young children acquiring Spanish as a first language. The analysis reveals an interaction in child grammar around the production of bare nominals, proto-determiners and full determiner phrases. Socarrás performs both qualitative and quantitative analyses to point to a link between the development stages children go through, and the occurrence of these elements in their speech. The work goes on to address the language acquisition debate between the continuity and discontinuity hypotheses, aligning the findings with a conclusion on how best to organise the theory.

Spanish DeMYSTiFieD Second Edition

Author: Jenny Petrow
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071755917
Release Date: 2011-06-10
Genre: Foreign Language Study

A fast and painless way to learn Spanish--now with all new quiz and test questions and a companion 75-minute audio download Spanish DeMYSTiFieD takes the mystery and menace out of learning Spanish by walking you step-by-step through the fundamentals of the language. The book lets you work at your own pace and arms you with the essentials of Spanish grammar in an unintimidating format. You will be able to: Understand basic grammar structures and verb tenses Pronounce Spanish words correctly Build a Spanish vocabulary Communicate with confidence Inside you will find: Hundreds of brand-new quiz and test questions with answer keys, similar to those used in standardized scholastic exams Chapter-opening objectives that give you insight into what you are going to learn in each step Questions at the end of every chapter that reinforce your learning and pinpoint your weaknesses "Still Struggling?" icons that offer specific recommendations for those difficult subtopics

Webster s New World Spanish Grammar Handbook Version

Author: Gail Stein
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780544189003
Release Date: 2015-12-31
Genre: Foreign Language Study

PROGRESS FROM VOCABULARY TO PROFICIENCY Vocabulary words let you communicate basic ideas, but proper grammar enables you to communicate concepts, feelings, and subtle nuances much more effectively. Now mastering Spanish grammar is easier than ever. Whether you're a student, a business professional who wants to sound more professional, or a future tourist who doesn't want to sound like one, Webster's New World Spanish Grammar Handbook is an indispensable reference. It helps you hone your Spanish writing skills and sharpen your verbal expression with features such as: * Fifteen parts covering all the essential elements of Spanish grammar * A section on everyday necessities-commonly used words and expressions * Clear explanations of the rules with examples * Comprehensive verb charts illustrating the conjugations * Thematic vocabulary charts for common, everyday topics * A glossary that defines all the grammatical terms Organized so you can proceed at your own pace and review as needed, Webster's New World Spanish Grammar Handbook helps you progress from vocabulary to proficiency so you can communicate confidently in both social and business situations.

Manual de gram tica En espanol

Author: Zulma Iguina
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781133935599
Release Date: 2013-01-01
Genre: Foreign Language Study

With its flexibility, simplicity, and range, MANUAL DE GRAMÁTICA EN ESPAÑOL, Second Edition, is an accessible grammar reference for students of Spanish. It combines clear, easy-to-use charts with detailed grammar explanations in Spanish supported by plentiful examples and real-world applications. By choosing the online format through the iLrn: Heinle Learning Center, students can review mini-lessons on grammar, pronunciation, and vocabulary to study and supplement in-class lessons. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

AP SPANISH 2008 CD 4

Author: Alice G. Springer
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
ISBN: 0764194062
Release Date: 2008-02-01
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Provides an overview of the advanced placement Spanish examination, along with practice exercises, vocabulary lists, listening comprehension exercises, study tips, and two full-length practice tests.

Barron s 1001 Pitfalls in Spanish

Author: Marion Peter Holt
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
ISBN: 9781438082561
Release Date: 2014-05-14
Genre: Spanish language

Students learning Spanish on both elementary and intermediate levels will find this book a useful supplement to their main textbooks. It reviews the most commonly-made errors in speaking, reading, and writing Spanish. The authors focus on tricky vocabulary, idioms, technical terms, and other details in Spanish grammar and usage that differ markedly from English. This newly updated edition has been given an attractive new layout and cover design with type in a second color to emphasize keys points, as well as a larger page count. Students will also find more examples and exercises with answer keys.