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Read & Think Spanish: Learn the Language and Discover the Culture of the Spanish-Speaking World Through Reading with CD (Audio)

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Learn Spanish as you explore the colorful and diverse world of Latino culture

Build a rich Spanish vocabulary without the burden of boring repetition or tedious memorization with Read and Think Spanish, CD Edition. In this audio package, you will find more than 100 intriguing articles written in Spanish about the enchanting diversity of Latino culture--from Spain's rowdy La Tomatina festival and Argentina's passionate tango tradition to Celia Cruz, Cuba's beloved salsa singer.

Each article presents new vocabulary in boldface within the article; in the margins, you will find the translations. You'll know right away any words unfamiliar to you. On the CD, native speakers read aloud many of the articles contained in the book, so not only can you see how words are used on paper but how they sound in conversation.

With Read and Think Spanish, CD Edition, you will:

  • Grasp Spanish vocabulary quickly and easily with the help of English translations
  • Review and reinforce your newly acquired knowledge with end-of-chapter questions as well as exercises on the audio CD
  • Learn about the vibrant Latino culture and its famous places, noted people, intoxicating music, mouth-watering food, and more

Take the ho-hum out of learning Spanish and discover an innovative language tool that will keep you entertained along your way to Spanish proficiency!

Synopsis:

Learn Spanish as you read and hear about the vibrant Latino culture

Read and Think Spanish, the innovative, non-intimidating approach to learning Spanish, is now available with an audio CD. Compiled by the expert editors of Think Spanish! magazine, this audio package brings together more than 100 engaging, fully illustrated readings and articles about the life and cultures of Spanish-speaking countries. The 70-minute audio CD features many of the articles read aloud by native speakers, as well as questions for review and reinforcement of new vocabulary.

About the Author

The editors of Think Spanish! magazine are experts in the Spanish language and culture. Native Spanish speakers from all over the world, many of the editors and writers also teach the language to secondary and post-secondary students.

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION

GUIDELINES

Cultura

Los vejigantes
Festival of St Loiza, Puerto Rico

¿Quién es el jibaro?
The pride of Puerto Rico

De tapeo
The art of eating tapas in Spain

La siesta en Argentina
Benefits of the siesta

Pescando con “caballos”
Perus ancient fishing techniques

Los alebrijes
Mexican folk art

La pollera panameña
The national costume of Panama

El Gaucho
The Uruguyan cowboy

La carrentangua
Myths and legends from Guatemala

El rodeo y los “huasos”
Chilean rodeo and cowboys

Examina tu comprension
Test our Comprhension

Viaje

El barrio gótico de Barcelona
The Gothic Quater in Barcelona

Humacao
The pearl of Puerto Rico

Colonia del Sacramento
The cobblestone streets of Uruguay

Verano en enero y febrero
Summer in January in Argentina

Mallorca y sus castillos
Castle off the coast of Spain

Un paraíso en el Caribe
Carribean paradise, Dominican Republican

Varadero, arenas blancas
Cuba's white sand beaches

Un paraiso exótico
Costa Rica, an exciting paradise

El turismo rural
Countryside travel in Spain

San Miguel de Allende
Mexican colonial city

Tulum, la ciudad sobre el mar
Mexico's ancient walked city

Examina tu comprension
Test your comprehnsion

Product Details

ISBN:
9780071460347
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies
Subject:
Spanish
Manufactured by:
Think Spanish! Magazine
Manufactured:
Think Spanish! Magazine
Manufactured:
McGraw-Hill Companies
Manufactured:
Editors of Think Spanish! Magazine
Author:
Think Spanish! Magazine
Author:
Ed's of Think Spanish
Author:
Ed's, Of Think Spanish
Subject:
Spanish language
Subject:
Readers
Subject:
Spanish language -- Readers.
Subject:
Foreign Languages - Spanish
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Publication Date:
April 2006
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
206
Dimensions:
9.08x7.36x.54 in. .87 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Learn Spanish as you read and hear about the vibrant Latino culture

Read and Think Spanish, the innovative, non-intimidating approach to learning Spanish, is now available with an audio CD. Compiled by the expert editors of Think Spanish! magazine, this audio package brings together more than 100 engaging, fully illustrated readings and articles about the life and cultures of Spanish-speaking countries. The 70-minute audio CD features many of the articles read aloud by native speakers, as well as questions for review and reinforcement of new vocabulary.

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