Synopses & Reviews
When it comes to understanding one of your most intimidating courses--Spanish--even good students can be confused. Intended primarily for the beginning Spanish student (though the more serious Spanish student will also benefit), Beginning Spanish for the Utterly Confused
is your ticket to success.
Spanish vocabulary, grammar, and common phrases and expressions are explained and applicable in an easy-to-use format that gets the student comfortable with communication quickly and easily. The message of Beginning Spanish for the Utterly Confused is simple: You don't have to be confused anymore. With the wealth of expert advice from the authors, who have taught thousands of confused students, you'll discover a newer, clearer way to look at Spanish. Don't wait another minute--get on the road to higher grades and greater confidence, and go from utterly confused to totally prepared in no time!
Habla Español like a local with the help of the Utterly Confused series
Providing an ideal, easily accessible, instructional guide to one of the two most popular foreign languages taught in the United States, this new Utterly Confused self-study handbook is ideal for both students and adults looking for a user-friendly introduction to their language studies. Based on the highly successful Utterly Confused format, this guide introduces beginners, in a unique conversational style and format, to the basic pronunciation, grammar, and vocabulary needed for effective communication.
About the Author
Jean Yates, Ph.D. is an experienced teacher of Spanish and successful author of Spanish language-learning grammars and materials for Spanish-speaking learners of English.
Table of Contents
A Special Message to the Utterly Confused Spanish Student
How to Study Spanish How to Pronounce Spanish
Chapter 1: Being Friendly Chapter 2. Developing a Spanish vocabulary
Chapter 3. Identifying People Chapter 4. Describing People
Chapter 5. Identifying and Describing Objects Chapter 6. Telling Times and Dates
Chapter 7. Describing Conditions Chapter 8. Indicating Location
Chapter 9. Reporting the Weather Chapter 10. Giving Facts and Describing Usual Activites
Chapter 11. Telling about Actions toward Oneself, Other People, and Objects Chapter 12. Telling about Interactions and Feelings
Chapter 13. Describing Activites in Progress Chapter 14. Telling Intentions and Plans
Appendix Answer Key
Vosotros Vocabulario personal