Practice Makes Perfect Spanish Conversation

Author: Jean Yates
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071744775
Release Date: 2011-04-01
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Practice the Art of Conversation in Spanish! Want to strike up a conversation with a native Spanish speaker but nervous that you’re not ready? This book helps you overcome that obstacle and before you know it, you’ll be speaking comfortably in your new native language. Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Conversation is organized around twelve units that present realistic conversational situations, from making introductions to giving opinions and from making a date to telling a story. Using these engaging dialogues as a starting point, each unit is packed with helpful instruction on correct pronunciation, syntax, and word usage--in addition to lots of conversation-ready phrases that you will find indispensable as your fluency increases. You will, of course, get plenty of practice, practice, practice using your new skills in conversation. Each dialogue is followed by a variety of exercises that not only give you the opportunity to put new concepts into action but also encourage you to construct personalized conversations. These lessons will reassure even the most grammar-phobic learners that they too can achieve a confident--and spontaneous--speaking style. Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Conversation will help you: Engage in dialogues that illustrate practical conversations Expand your vocabulary Get clarification of new concepts with numerous realistic examples Reinforce your new conversational skills through extensive exercises Before you know it, you’ll find yourself confidently speaking Spanish with your Spanish-speaking friends--or ready to make new ones!

The Everything Essential German Book

Author: Edward Swick
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781440567582
Release Date: 2013-07-18
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Learn to speak and write German like a pro! Need a quick introduction to the German language? Whether you're planning a vacation, adding a valuable second language to your resume, or simply brushing up on your skills, The Everything Essential German Book is your perfect guide for learning to speak and write in German. This portable guide covers the most important basics, including: The German alphabet and translation Greetings and conversation starters Common questions and answers Verb tenses and sentence structure With step-by-step instructions, pronunciation guides, and practical exercises, you'll find learning German can be easy and fun! You'll be speaking--and understanding--German in no time!

Easy Spanish Step By Step

Author: Barbara Bregstein
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071483179
Release Date: 2005-12-23
Genre: Foreign Language Study

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.

Practice Makes Perfect German Vocabulary

Author: Ed Swick
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071763028
Release Date: 2011-09-02
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Master the words and phrases necessary for handling everyday situations Practice Makes Perfect: German Vocabulary helps you develop your vocabulary by providing practice in word-building and encouraging you to analyze new words for an ever-increasing vocabulary. 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 an increasing vocabulary, you are able to perfect your new words with plenty of exercises and gain the confidence to communicate well in German. Practice Makes Perfect: German Vocabulary offers you: More than 100 exercises Concise grammatical explanations A new chapter on contemporary vocabulary An answer key to gauge your comprehension With help from this book, you can easily speak or write in German about: Different occupations and jobs * German holidays and traditions * Taking the train * Growing your own garden * Where it hurts on your body * Your house * Your family and friends * What you studied in school * Your favorite TV show * Your family's background . . . and much more!

Italian Grammar

Author: Marcel Danesi
Publisher: Barrons Educational Series
ISBN: 1438000049
Release Date: 2012-05-01
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Titles in Barron's Grammar series are small in size but filled with helpful fast-reference information for language students and translators. Barron's Italian Grammar makes a handy supplement to classroom textbooks. Topics covered include parts of speech, sentence structure, punctuation, idioms, and advice on pronunciation. Books in this series are printed in two colors to highlight important study points and help students find specific information quickly and easily

Chinese Flash Cards Volume 3

Author: Philip Yungkin Lee
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 9781462915484
Release Date: 2014-03-04
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Flash cards are one of the quintessential keys to successful language learning, and Chinese Flash Cards ebook Volume 3 contains all the necessary ingredients you need to read and write Chinese. Many Chinese language students understand that there are three secrets to committing these Chinese characters, or Hanzi, to memory: start with the basic characters first, then study the others in the correct order, and use constant repetition to reinforce them until they stick in your long-term memory. No other study tool is better equipped to handle this task other than flash cards, making this ebook an ideal resource for practicing Chinese. These handy flash cards present the characters in the correct order and the cards have a full range of features to help you master the 448 Upper Intermediate level characters, along with their associated 2,240+ words and sentences. All characters needed for the HSK Upper Intermediate Level exam are covered. The HSK is China's standard test of Chinese proficiency for non-native speakers, required of foreigners who wish to study or work at Chinese universities and firms. Whether at home or on the go, you can use these cards to learn several new characters every day, and watch your knowledge develop rapidly over time. This ebook features: 448 hole-punched cards presenting the essential intermediate-level characters. Native-speaker downloadable audio recordings of 2,240+ example words and sentences. A 32-page study booklet with sorting indexes and practice tips. Radicals, compounds and idiomatic phrases, plus traditional forms where applicable. Ideal as a study tool to prepare for China's official HSK exam .

The Delights of Learning Turkish

Author: Yasar Esendal Kuzucu
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1499389434
Release Date: 2014-05-29
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

'The Delights of Learning Turkish' is a self-study course book that takes the learner from the beginner level to the intermediate level in Turkish. It is designed for English speakers, targeting adult and young adult learners; especially for those planning to settle and live in Turkey or visiting Turkey for business or pleasure. It is a comprehensive, explanatory approach to Turkish language teaching how to construct and use the language both in formal and colloquial forms with dialogues, examples, grammar points, vocabulary and exercises. It shows the grammatical structures in detail with examples, which enables the learners to make their own sentences instead of depending on off-the-shelf phrases. In the book, you can also find general information about the Turkish alphabet and Turkish language as well as notes on Turkish culture in daily life. Covering so many language points, this book is also a grammar reference that targets a wide range of audience including advanced learners. At the end of the book, you will find the keys to the exercises. There are also Turkish - English and English - Turkish glossary sections as well as Turkish proverbs and idioms added to the book with explanations.

Get Started in Beginner s Indonesian

Author: Christopher Byrnes
Publisher: Teach Yourself
ISBN: 1444175025
Release Date: 2016-03-01
Genre: Foreign Language Study

If you are an absolute beginner or simply looking for a solid foundation to your language studies for school, work or travel, this engaging course will help get you on your way to speaking, writing, reading and understanding Indonesian in no time. Through culture notes, clear language presentations, and extensive practice and review, you will pick up the Indonesian you need to communicate naturally in everyday situations - from shopping and travelling to food and daily life. Engaging with our interactive Discovery Method, you'll absorb language rules faster, remember what you learn easily, and put your Indonesian into use with confidence. Get Started in Indonesian has a learner-centered approach that incorporates the following features: Outcomes-based approach - focus your learning with clear goals Learn to learn- tips and skills on how to be a better language learner Discovery method- figure out rules and patterns for yourself to make the language stick Self-check and test yourself- see and assess your own progress Personalization- use the language in real situations

How to Learn a Foreign Language

Author: Paul Pimsleur
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781442369023
Release Date: 2013-10-01
Genre: Education

Explains how to learn foreign languages, offering practical advice for overcoming the obstacles.

Living Language Hebrew

Author: אמת פסמן
Publisher: Living Language
ISBN: 0307972143
Release Date: 2013-11-19
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Hebrew, Complete Edition is a unique multimedia course that takes you from a beginner to an advanced level in one convenient package. At the core of Hebrew, Complete Edition is the Living Language Method™, based on linguistic science, proven techniques, and over 65 years of experience. Our method teaches you the whole language, so you can express yourself, not just recite memorized words or scripts. Millions have learned with Living Language®. Now it's your turn. • 3 Books: 46 lessons, additional review exercises, culture notes, and a grammar summary • 9 Audio CDs: Vocabulary, dialogues, audio exercises, and more—listen while using the books or use for review on the go • Free Online Learning: Visit our Language Lab (www.livinglanguage.com/languagelab) for additional practice and reinforcement of lesson material To learn more visit livinglanguage.com. The Living Language Method™ Build a Foundation Start speaking Hebrew immediately using essential words and phrases. Progress with Confidence Build on each lesson as you advance to full sentences, then actual conversations. Retain what You've Learned Special recall exercises move your new language from short-term to long-term memory. Achieve Your Goals Don't just mimic or memorize. Develop practical language skills to speak in any situation.

Instant Vietnamese

Author: Sam Brier
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 9781462910151
Release Date: 2014-01-07
Genre: Foreign Language Study

It's amazing how 100 key words and phrases provide instant communication! Do you want to speak simple Vietnamese but are too busy to study it? Are you visiting Vietnam for a short time and want a Vietnamese phrase book to help you communicate? If so, this is the book for you—it's the quickest and easiest way to learn Vietnamese. It's tiny 0.4 x 4.1 x 5.9 inches size makes it incredibly convenient to travel with but without losing the most essential content for communication. The idea of Instant Vietnamese is simple—learn 100 words and phrases and say 1,000 things. The trick is knowing which 100 words to learn, but the authors Sam Brier and Linh Doan have solved the problem, choosing only those words you'll hear again and again. Even with a vocabulary this small, you'll be surprised how quickly and fluently you too can communicate in the Vietnamese language. Added features include an easy-to-use pronunciation guide that distinguishes between Northern Vietnamese (as spoken in Hanoi) and Southern Vietnamese (as spoken in Saigon), and a Vietnamese dictionary Here's a sample of what you'll be able to do: Meet people. Go shopping. Ask directions. Ride the subway. Order food and drinks. And much more.

Enjoy Intermediate Italian

Author: Sylvia Lymbery
Publisher: Teach Yourself
ISBN: 1473602912
Release Date: 2014-11-28
Genre: Foreign Language Study

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 Italian so you will sound more natural when speaking and gain confidence.If you already know some Italian 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 Italian. Taking you from a good intermediate level (lB2 of the Common European Framework), this course helps you to progress up to C1 by offering: - Workbook plus MP3 CD of audio files. - Carefully levelled 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 Italian. 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 Italy 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 Italian. The choice of material aims to give you something of the flavour of Italy 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. Rely on Teach Yourself, trusted by language learners for over 75 years.

Essential Japanese Grammar

Author: Masahiro Tanimori
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 9781462910090
Release Date: 2013-02-08
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Essential Japanese Grammar is an indispensable study guide for students of the Japanese language at all levels. Long the standard in Japanese language education, it provides clear, jargon-free explanations of how Japanese grammar works and offers hundreds of example sentences. It is an essential handbook for self-study or for the classroom and should be a valued resource for years to come. A strong foundation in grammar is vital to those wishing to learn Japanese as a whole. Essential Japanese Grammar presents a number of unique features. First, grammatical terminology has been kept to a minimum so that extensive prior knowledge of grammar is not required. Second, abundant example sentences written in Japanese characters (kana and kanji) followed by romanji and English translations. Third, the authors have tried to reveal aspects of grammar that may not be found in comparable grammar books such as rare Japanese verbs, adjectival nouns, clauses adverbs, etc. This Japanese grammar book contains: parts of speech. sentence constructions. conjugations forms. speech styles and tones. accentuation rules. essential words and functional elements. an appendix for referencing and cross-referencing Japanese words.

Teach Yourself Complete Italian

Author: Lydia Vellaccio
Publisher: Teach Yourself
ISBN: 1444100122
Release Date: 2010-01-01
Genre: Italian language

The complete course for a fun and effective way to learn Italian. This best-selling course comprises a book and audio support which is easy to download to your MP3 player or iPod (components available separately).