'A Spanish Learning Grammar' is an innovative and lively book for early, intermediate and advanced students. Straightforward explanations and everyday language examples are supported by original line drawings and plentiful exercises, making this the ideal combined grammar reference and workbook. A carefully devised two-part structure mirrors the learning process. Part One establishes the concept and key features of each grammar point for beginners, while Part Two is aimed at more advanced learners covering more complex structures. Written in the belief that grammar is the key to real communication, this is the essential textbook for any student of Spanish.
A Spanish Learning Grammar, Third Edition , is an innovative reference grammar and workbook suitable for you, whether you are studying Spanish at intermediate or advanced level. Its straightforward explanations of grammar are supported by examples with contemporary vocabulary, humorous cartoon drawings, and plentiful, varied exercises, helping you to grasp often complex points of grammar in an enjoyable way. Its carefully devised two-part structure mirrors the learning process, allowing you to focus on core knowledge first and enabling you to progress confidently to more advanced knowledge at your own pace. Key features for this third edition include: New drawings which illustrate grammar through real-life scenarios New vocabulary bringing you up-to-date with Spanish in the digital ag Re-ordering of the section on verbs, making the tenses easier for you to find Online interactive exercises with audio answers, providing you with invaluable listening and pronunciation practice. To aid your understanding, this third edition also contains a glossary of grammatical terms, useful verb tables and a key to the exercises. Written in the belief that grammar is the key to real communication, this is an essential textbook for any student of Spanish.
A Spanish Grammar Workbook contains 500 grammar exercises that vary in difficulty from simple tests and puzzles to multiple choice tests and realistic dialogues as well as communication exercises which function as prompts to the oral practice of the grammar in representative contexts. Includes 500 grammar exercises varying from simple tests and puzzles to multiple choice tests and realistic dialogues which contextualize Spanish grammar in everyday speech. Indicates difficulty level of each exercise and includes an extensive answer key. Complements and is cross-referenced with Blackwell's A Comprehensive Spanish Grammar by Jacques de Bruyne (with additional material by Christopher J. Pountain). Helps language learners understand grammatical functions naturally by putting theory into practice.
A Student Grammar of Spanish, first published in 2006, is a concise introduction to Spanish grammar, designed for English-speaking undergraduates. Assuming no prior knowledge of grammatical terminology, it explains each aspect of Spanish grammar in clear and simple terms, provides a wealth of glossed examples to illustrate them, and helps students to put their learning into practice through a range of fun and engaging exercises. Clearly organized into thirty units, each covering a different aspect of the grammar, the book functions both as an essential reference guide and a comprehensive workbook. Individual topics can be looked up via a user-friendly cross-referencing system, and concise definitions are provided in a useful glossary of grammatical terms. The exercises, which include paired and group activities, are suitable for both classroom use and self-study. Each unit is split into two levels, basic and intermediate, making this grammar the perfect accompaniment to any first or second year undergraduate course.
Eine Sprache lernt man nicht nur, sondern man lebt sie. Benny Lewis ist Autodidakt und hat im Laufe der Zeit herausgefunden, worum es tatsächlich beim Lernen einer Sprache geht. In diesem Buch erklärt er, was es wirklich braucht, damit man jede Sprache in kürzester Zeit erlernt. Unerlässlich ist eine enorm hohe Motivation für das Erlernen der Sprache, und man muss sich trauen, die Sprache auch zu sprechen. Sei es durch eine persönliche Reise in das entsprechende Land, übers Internet oder durch einen Tandempartner. Darüber hinaus sollte man möglichst alles in der Fremdsprache tun, was Praxis bringt: Fernsehen schauen, Musik hören und lesen. Mit diesem Buch gibt der Autor Tipps für Eselsbrücken, um Vokabeln und die Grammatik einfacher zu erlernen, und er hilft dabei, die Herangehensweise an das Lernen so zu optimieren, dass es zu einem Kinderspiel wird. Sein Erfolg spiegelt sich im weltweit größten Sprachlernblog wider, mit dem er bereits Millionen Menschen dabei geholfen hat, eine neue Sprache zu erlernen.
A simple approach for learning Spanish grammar by comparing it to your first language, English! Side-by-Side Spanish and English Grammar present explanations of the essential elements of Spanish grammar alongside their English-language equivalents. This method allows you to build on what you already know; not only do you learn Spanish grammar but also enjoy the added benefit of strengthening your grammar skills in your native tongue! Each lesson clearly explains functions and uses of the different parts of speech and includes abundant examples for each entry. Because the vocabulary is limited to frequently used words, you can concentrate more on a sentence's structure instead of becoming tangled in its meaning. A "Quick Check" section summarizes main ideas in each section and helps you retain the most important information. This third edition features a new exercise section to further reinforce what you have learned.
Author: Innovative Language Learning,SpanishPod101.com
Publisher: Innovative Language Learning
Category: Foreign Language Study
Listen to audio lessons, while you read along! Buy or sample now! Interactive. Effective. And FUN! Start speaking Spanish in minutes, and learn key vocabulary, phrases, and grammar in just minutes more with Lower Beginner Spanish - a completely new way to learn Spanish with ease! Lower Beginner Spanish will arm you with Spanish and cultural insight to utterly shock and amaze your Spanish friends and family, teachers, and colleagues. What you get in Lower Beginner Spanish: - 160+ pages of Spanish learning material (300+ pages in landscape view) - 20 Spanish lessons: dialog transcripts with translation, vocabulary, sample sentences and a grammar section - 20 Audio Lesson Tracks (over 4 hours of Spanish lessons) - 20 Audio Review Tracks (practice new words and phrases) - 20 Audio Dialog Tracks (read along while you listen) This book is the most powerful way to learn Spanish. Guaranteed. You get the two most powerful components of our language learning system: the audio lessons and lesson notes. Why are the audio lessons so effective? - 20 powerful and to the point lessons - syllable-by-syllable breakdown of each word and phrase so that you can say every word and phrase instantly - repeat after the professional teacher to practice proper pronunciation - cultural insight and insider-only tips from our teachers in each lesson - fun and relaxed approach to learning - effortlessly learn from bi-lingual and bi-cultural hosts as they guide you through the pitfalls and pleasures of Spain and Spanish. Why are the lesson notes so effective? - improve listening comprehension and reading comprehension by reading the dialog transcript while listening to the conversation - grasp the exact meaning of phrases and expressions with natural translations - expand your word and phrase usage with the expansion section - master and learn to use Spanish grammar with the grammar section Interactive. Effective. And FUN! Discover or rediscover how fun learning a language can be with the future of language learning.
Christopher J. Pountain,Head Department of Spanish and Portuguese Christopher Pountain,Juan Kattan-Ibarra
Author: Christopher J. Pountain,Head Department of Spanish and Portuguese Christopher Pountain,Juan Kattan-Ibarra
Category: Foreign Language Study
Modern Spanish Grammar: A Practical Guide is an innovative reference guide to Spanish, combining traditional and function-based grammar in a single volume.The Grammar is divided into two parts. The shorter section covers traditional grammatical categories such as word order, nouns, verbs and adjectives. The larger section is carefully organized around language functions and notions such as: giving and seeking information putting actions into context * expressing likes, dislikes and preferences comparing objects and actions.All grammar points and functions are richly illustrated and information is provided on register and relevant cultural background. Written by experienced teachers and academics, the Grammar has a strong emphasis on contemporary usage. Particular attention is paid to indexing and cross-referencing across the two sections. This is the ideal reference grammar for learners of Spanish at all levels, from elementary to advanced. It will prove invaluable to those with little experience of formal grammar, as no prior knowledge of grammatical terminology is assumed and a glossary of terms is provided. The book will also be useful to teachers seeking back-up to functional syllabuses, and to designers of Spanish courses.
Author: Innovative Language Learning,SpanishPod101.com
Publisher: Innovative Language Learning
Category: Foreign Language Study
Listen to audio lessons, while you read along! Buy or sample now! Interactive. Effective. And FUN! Start speaking Spanish in minutes, and learn key vocabulary, phrases, and grammar in just minutes more with Learn Spanish - Level 4: Beginner, a completely new way to learn Spanish with ease! Learn Spanish - Level 4: Beginner will arm you with Spanish and cultural insight to utterly shock and amaze your Spanish-speaking friends and family, teachers, and colleagues. What you get in Learn Spanish - Level 4: Beginner: - 140+ pages of Spanish learning material - 25 Spanish lessons: dialog transcripts with translation, vocabulary, sample sentences and a grammar section - 25 Audio Lesson Tracks (over 3 hours of Spanish lessons) - 25 Audio Review Tracks (practice new words and phrases) - 25 Audio Dialog Tracks (read along while you listen) This book is the most powerful way to learn Spanish. Guaranteed. You get the two most powerful components of our language learning system: the audio lessons and lesson notes. Why are the audio lessons so effective? - 25 powerful and to the point - syllable-by-syllable breakdown of each word and phrase so that you can say every word and phrase instantly - repeat after the professional teacher to practice proper pronunciation - cultural insight and insider-only tips from our teachers in each lesson - fun and relaxed approach to learning - effortlessly learn from bi-lingual and bi-cultural hosts as they guide you through the pitfalls and pleasures of Spanish-speaking countries and Spanish. Why are the lesson notes so effective? - improve listening comprehension and reading comprehension by reading the dialog transcript while listening to the conversation - grasp the exact meaning of phrases and expressions with natural translations - expand your word and phrase usage with the expansion section - master and learn to use Spanish grammar with the grammar section Discover or rediscover how fun learning a language can be with the future of language learning, and start speaking Spanish instantly!
Essential French Grammar is an innovative reference grammar and workbook for intermediate and advanced undergraduate students of French (CEFR levels B2 to C1). Its clear explanations of grammar are supported by contemporary examples and lively cartoon drawings. Each chapter contains: * real-life language examples in French, with English translations * a 'key points' box and tables that summarise grammar concepts * a variety of exercises to reinforce learning * a contemporary primary source or literary extract to illustrate grammar in context. To aid your understanding, this book also contains a glossary of grammatical terms in French and English, useful verb tables and a key to the exercises. Together, these features all help you to grasp complex points of grammar and develop your French language skills.
Talk Spanish Grammar is the ideal resource for anyone setting out to learn Spanish, at home or in a class. Using the tried-and-tested principles of the bestselling Talk series, it demystifies grammar and guides you through the key structures of Spanish in a way that’s really easy to follow, even if you have no experience at all of grammar and grammatical terminology. With its straightforward approach and attractive layout, Talk Spanish Grammar promotes a real understanding of how Spanish works and how it relates to English. It contains clear explanations and hundreds of useful examples, learning tips and strategies. Interesting practice activities reinforce the language patterns and help you remember what you've learned. Talk Spanish Grammar can be used successfully alongside any learning materials, and is also the perfect companion for the bestselling Talk Spanish and Talk Spanish 2. 272-page book.
This text is designed for learners who have achieved basic proficiency and wish to progress to more complex language. Each of the units combines concise grammar explanations with examples and exercises to help build confidence and fluency. Features include: clear explanations of the similarities and differences in English and Spanish grammar authentic language examples from a range of contemporary media reading comprehensions at the end of each unit full cross-referencing throughout extra tips on language learning and learning specific grammar points. Suitable for students learning with or without a teacher, Intermediate Spanish, together with Basic Spanish form a structured course in the essentials of Spanish grammar.
Spanish: Learn the Basics is a great place to start learning this beautiful and intricate language. Its easy-to-understand approach makes it simple for students to learn grammar, vocabulary, and useful phrases in Spanish.Especially designed for adult learners, this book focuses on the main issues for beginner students: the complexity of grammar, conjugation and noun gender, which over the years have proven to be the most difficult topics for beginners. By providing clear examples of usage, this book makes the readers feel comfortable and ready to put their knowledge to the test. It also provides a clear explanation of Spanish pronunciation, as well as common expressions that readers can use right away.This book includes real-life language and expressions, suggestions for additional resources and studying tips. It also serves as a reference book for those travelers who want to have a handy guide for speaking with the locals. The material found in this book is practical, well-organized and easy to understand, three features that most students of a second language value.Spanish: Learn The Basics is the perfect reference book and a must-have for learners of Spanish in elementary and beginners levels, and is a complete course for a basic command of the Spanish language.
Thanks to its flexibility, simplicity, and range, MANUAL DE GRAMÁTICA is the most accessible grammar reference for intermediate and advanced students of Spanish. It combines clear, easy-to-use charts with detailed grammar presentations in English and offers valuable conceptual distinctions between Spanish and English. Beginning with sentence structure, the text follows a logical progression of topics from parts of speech to verb tenses to the finer points of lexical variation. The text facilitates independent study. Students have the opportunity to self-correct in practice as supporting exercises are followed by answer keys. The text covers all major grammatical rules of Spanish and offers real-world applications of all grammar points, making it an invaluable reference tool for intermediate and advanced literature and language courses. The Fourth Edition includes updated examples of grammar in use. These examples, which help to clarify the traditionally most challenging grammar points, reflect contemporary language usage. New ancillary components are introduced-Heinle iRadio and iLrn: Heinle Learning Center-which offer varied approaches for teaching and learning with MANUAL DE GRAMÁTICA and broaden the appeal of the text by making it available in both print and electronic form. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Comprehensive and clear explanations of key grammar patterns and structures are reinforced and contextualized through authentic materials. You will not only learn how to construct grammar correctly, but when and where to use it so you sound natural and appropriate. Spanish Grammar You Really Need to Know will help you gain the intuition you need to become a confident communicator in your new language.