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Street Spanish 2: The Best of Spanish Idioms (Street Language)

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Publisher Comments:

If a native Spanish-speaker were to say to you, "You’re taking my hair!" (¡Me estás tomando el pelo!), you may not know how to respond…unless, of course, you’ve read David Burke’s newest book on Spanish idioms, Street Spanish 2. Then you’d know that this common expression is equivalent to the American idiom, "You’re pulling my leg!" Street Spanish 2 will lead you through an exciting domain of imaginative and popular Spanish idioms by the use of dialogues, vocabulary lessons, entertaining word drills and games including crossword puzzles, fill-ins, find-a-word charts, and dictations. A comprehensive glossary rounds out this fact- and fun-filled guide.

Synopsis:

This text is designed to teach the fundamentals of Spanish idioms in 10 lessons. It aims to teach readers how to use idiomatic expressions in conversational situations, including at the movies, in restaurants, at parties, and at the supermarket.

Synopsis:

If a native Spanish-speaker were to say to you, "You're taking my hair!" (!Me estas tomando el pelo!), you may not know how to respond.unless, of course, you've read David Burke's newest book on Spanish idioms, Street Spanish 2. Then you'd know that this common expression is equivalent to the American idiom, "You're pulling my leg!" Street Spanish 2 will lead you through an exciting domain of imaginative and popular Spanish idioms by the use of dialogues, vocabulary lessons, entertaining word drills and games including crossword puzzles, fill-ins, find-a-word charts, and dictations. A comprehensive glossary rounds out this fact- and fun-filled guide.

Synopsis:

Here's the second book in David Burke's Street Spanish 1, 2, and 3 series. "Street Spanish 2" teaches the basics of Spanish idioms — those quirky phrases that can't be understood literally, but that are used in every conceivable conversational situation.

About the Author

DAVID BURKE is the author of Street French 1: The Best of French Slang; Street French 2: The Best of French Idioms; Street French 3: The Best of Naughty French; Street French Slang Dictionary & Thesaurus (also available from Wiley); plus Street German 1; Street Talk 1, 2, & 3; and Biz Talk 1 & 2.

Table of Contents

You're Pulling My Leg!

The Food is Delicious!

I Have to Sleep on it.

I'm in a Lousy Mood!

She's a Tough Nut to Crack.

They Fight Like Cats and Dogs!

I'm Wiped out Today.

I Told Him to Go take a Flying Leap!

Ricardo Stood Me Up!

He Got Himself into a Real Jam!

Review 6-10.

Answers to Lessons 1-10.

Appendix.

Glossary.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780471179719
Subtitle:
The Best of Spanish Idioms
Author:
Burke, David
Publisher:
Wiley
Location:
New York :
Subject:
English
Subject:
Spanish
Subject:
Spanish language
Subject:
Dictionaries - Idioms & Slang
Subject:
Spanish language -- Textbooks for foreign speakers -- English.
Subject:
Spanish language -- Idioms.
Subject:
Foreign Languages - Spanish
Subject:
Spanish Grammars & Dictionaries
Copyright:
Series:
Street Language
Publication Date:
April 1998
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
9.09x5.97x.73 in. .69 lbs.

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Product details 256 pages John Wiley & Sons - English 9780471179719 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , This text is designed to teach the fundamentals of Spanish idioms in 10 lessons. It aims to teach readers how to use idiomatic expressions in conversational situations, including at the movies, in restaurants, at parties, and at the supermarket.
"Synopsis" by , If a native Spanish-speaker were to say to you, "You're taking my hair!" (!Me estas tomando el pelo!), you may not know how to respond.unless, of course, you've read David Burke's newest book on Spanish idioms, Street Spanish 2. Then you'd know that this common expression is equivalent to the American idiom, "You're pulling my leg!" Street Spanish 2 will lead you through an exciting domain of imaginative and popular Spanish idioms by the use of dialogues, vocabulary lessons, entertaining word drills and games including crossword puzzles, fill-ins, find-a-word charts, and dictations. A comprehensive glossary rounds out this fact- and fun-filled guide.
"Synopsis" by , Here's the second book in David Burke's Street Spanish 1, 2, and 3 series. "Street Spanish 2" teaches the basics of Spanish idioms — those quirky phrases that can't be understood literally, but that are used in every conceivable conversational situation.
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