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The new "bible" of Spanish verbs makes learning faster and easier!
When we set out to build a bigger, better Spanish-verb "bible," we made certain it would be a quantum leap over Barron's 501 Spanish Verbs and every other source available today. The result is hands-down the most comprehensive, clearest, and easiest-to-use source for those of you who are beginning and intermediate learners of Spanish. It exceeds all previous standards of coverage and presentation and is in a class of its own when it comes to enhancing textbook and classroom learning. Smooth sailing through the turbulent seas of foreign grammar with:
- 555 fully conjugated verbs, listed alphabetically
- Current idioms and expressions for each verb
- Full facing page of usage examples for the top 50 verbs
- One-stop, at-a-glance verb-tense profiles
- More than 2,200 verbs cross-referenced to models
- A handy guide to deciphering irregular verb forms
- Exercises to test mastery
BIG BOOKS are the sound choice in verbs!
The Big Red Book of Spanish Verbs makes it easy for you to find the word you need to know quickly and easily. Inside you will find 555 fully conjugated verbs, current idioms and expressions for each verb, extended usage examples for the Top 50 verbs, 2,500-plus verbs cross-referenced to conjugation models, and much more.
The "bible" of Spanish verbs makes learning faster and easier with 555 fully conjugated verbs, listed alphabetically.
About the Author
David M. Stillman, Ph.D. is a well-known writer of foreign language textbooks, multimedia courses, and reference books. He holds a Ph.D. in Spanish linguistics from the University of Illinois and taught at Harvard, Boston University, and Cornell. He is a professor at The College of New Jersey where he teaches Italian, Spanish, French, and Hebrew. Ronni L. Gordon, Ph.D. is a prominent author of foreign language textbooks, reference books, and materials for multimedia. She received her Ph.D. in Spanish language and Spanish and Latin American History and Literature from Rutgers University, and taught at Harvard and Boston University. She is an education consultant specializing in curriculum development in foreign languages, literature, and history, and teacher training.
Table of Contents
Spanish Tenses Profiles• Easy –to-view summaries of formation and uses of each tenseThe Basics of ConjunctionThe Simple TensesThe Present TenseThe Imperfect TenseThe Preterit TenseThe Future TenseThe Conditional TenseThe Present SubjunctiveThe Imperfect SubjunctiveThe Compound TensesThe Present Perfect TenseThe Past Perfect TenseThe Preterit Perfect TenseThe Future Perfect TenseThe Conditional Perfect TenseThe Present Perfect SubjunctiveThe Past Perfect (or Pluperfect) SubjunctiveThe Progressive TensesThe InfinitivePrincipal Parts of the WebCommands (The Imperative)Reflexive VerbsThe Passive Voice555 Fully Conjugated VerbsAlphabetically ordered with examples of common useTop 50 Verbs: Full page of examples adjoining select conjugationsVerb ExercisesDrills to test and improve your grasp of correct verb formsAnswers to ExercisesEnglish-Spanish Verb Index555 verb models cross-referenced by their English meaningIrregular Verb Form IndexIndex showing the infinitive of difficult irregular Spanish verb formsSpanish Verb Index More than 2,300 verbs cross-referenced to the full verb models