Synopses & Reviews
The World's Best Selling Verb Book-- and with good reason!
Fluency in Spanish starts with knowledge of verbs--and Barron's 501 Spanish Verbs 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.
Important added 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 specially highlighted and supplemented with sample sentences and related words and expressions Progressive forms of Spanish verbs Formation of present and past participles Passive and active voice formations Principal parts of important Spanish verbs Sentences demonstrating Spanish verb usage in all tenses with English translations 26 sets of exercises in Spanish verb usage with answers explained Two-color type for ease of reference A-to-Z page edges marked in second color for quick reference to verbs
Plus enlightening appendixes that cover--
Defective and impersonal verbs A guide to Spanish pronunciation Verbs used in weather expressions Verbs with prepositions An index of common irregular Spanish verb forms English-Spanish verb index List of more than 2,100 Spanish verbs! Every verb on the list is related to a model verb that's conjugated in the same way.
Enclosed with each book is a brand-new CD-ROM filled with--
Sentence completion exercises Dialogue exercises Word Completion exercises Word Puzzles Matching Spanish and English phrases
Unlike software enclosed with verb books from other publishers, Barron's CD-ROM concentrates exclusively on teaching verb usage that applies to reading, writing, and speaking in Spanish. The instructive and fun-to-do exercises and puzzles come with an audio option that demonstrates correct Spanish pronunciation. Barron's CD-ROM is also more adaptable than the others because you can download it on any PC« or Mac«.
501 Spanish Verbs plus CD-ROM--a great language learning program!
It's an invaluable classroom supplement for students and teachers, a self-teaching guide for international travelers, and a handy reference volume for translators. Students quickly discover that learning Spanish becomes easier with this book/CD-ROM combination because it teaches verbs and verb usage systematically. In addition to the 501 verb tables, the authors have provided a wealth of additional features that will help students develop a truly comprehensive command of Spanish for speaking, reading, writing, and listening comprehension.
There's a reason other publishers imitate 501 Spanish Verbs. After almost 50 years on the market, Barron's verb books are still the best!
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Popular phrases, words, and expressions accompany the complete conjugation of common Spanish verbs.
Barron's is today and always has been the Number-One reference source for verb usage in virtually every major language. With more than 1.5 million copies in print, the all-time best selling 501 Spanish Verbs beats all less well-established rivals with its brand-new 6th edition. It's printed in two colors, it features tinted page edges for ease of reference, and it comes with extra help for Spanish language students in the form of a CD-ROM. The book presents the most important and most commonly used Spanish verbs arranged alphabetically with English translations in chart form, one verb per page, and conjugated in all persons and tenses, both active and passive. The accompanying CD-ROM gives students practice exercises in verb conjugation plus a concise grammar review. This combined book and software package is a comprehensive guide to Spanish verb usage with a wealth of reference material and language tips, including a bilingual list of more than 1,250 additional Spanish verbs, helpful expressions and idioms for travelers, and verb drills and short tests with all questions answered and explained.
Learning Spanish is Twice as Easy with This Helpful 2-in-1 Combination!
The easy-to-use reference book gives you:
The most common Spanish verbs, one verb per page, conjugated in all tenses Formation of the present and past participles in Spanish Common idioms and example sentences demonstrating verb usage Over 2,100 additional regular verbs conjugated like model verbs among the 501 Often-used Spanish phrases, words, and expressions for tourists A summary of sequence of verb tenses . . . and much more
The bonus CD-ROM gives you:
Sentence completion exercises--fill in the correct word Dialogue exercises--fill in the appropriate response Word completion exercises--find the correct verb form Word seek exercises--find the right word to fit the phrase Matching with English--find correct translations in the right-hand column Correct answers given for all exercises
With more than 1 million copies in print, the new, updated edition of this all-time best selling language book of Spanish verbs is now printed in two colors for increased ease of reference. The most important and most commonly used Spanish verbs are presented alphabetically in chart form, one verb per page, and conjugated in all persons and tenses, both active and passive. This thorough guide to the use of verbs features many additional references and tips, including a bilingual list of more than 1,250 additional Spanish verbs, helpful expressions and idioms for travelers, and verb drills and tests with answers explained at the back of the book.
About the Author
Dr. Christopher Kendris, an accomplished linguist, has worked as an interpreter and translator for the U.S. State Department at the American Embassy in Paris. He holds a Ph.D. from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, and diplomas with Mention trimp;quest;s Honorable at the Universit de Paris (en Sorbonne), Facult des Lettres cole Suprieure de Prparation et de Perfectionnement des Professeurs de Franais " l'tranger, and at the Institut de Phontique, Paris. He is former Chairman of the Department of Foreign Languages and Supervisor of 16 foreign language teachers at Farmingdale High School, Farmingdale, NY, and has taught foreign language courses at various colleges and universities. Dr. Theodore Kendris earned his Ph.D. at Universit Laval, Quebec City. He has taught in the Department of English and Foreign Languages at the University of St. Francis in Joliet, Illinois as well as at the Hazleton Campus of Penn State University. Dr. Kendris is the author of Ingls completo: Repaso integral de gramtica inglesa para hispanohablantes, published by Barron's He is coauthor of Spanish Fundamentals and Spanish Verb Conjugations, also published by Barron's.