Master Portuguese grammar through hands-on exercises and practice, practice, practice! Practice Makes Perfect: Basic Portuguese is a trusted companion to your Portuguese learning experience. In each bite-sized lesson, author Sue Tyson-Ward guides you through simple grammar and vocabulary concepts and illustrates them with clear examples. The accompanying fun and interesting exercises let you practice, practice, practice what you have learned. The lessons are short so you can complete them in twenty minutes or less, and you can go at a pace that works for you. THIS WORKBOOK WILL HELP YOU UNDERSTAND Saber vs. conhecer * Verb tenses * Essential vocabulary * Superlatives * Nouns * Adjectives * Sentence structure . . . and more Whether you are learning on your own or taking a beginning Portuguese class, Practice Makes Perfect: Basic Portuguese will help you build your confidence in your new language.
Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Build a solid foundation in Portuguese with this bestselling workbook—now enhanced with comprehensive digital support! Learning Portuguese is easy with this accessible guide. Presented in manageable, bite-sized lessons and engaging exercises, Practice Makes Perfect: Basic Portuguese helps you quickly assimilate the basics of the language. Each unit is four or five pages in length, which you can expect to complete in 15 to 20 minutes. The 34 units cover all aspects of grammar and basic vocabulary. This new edition is supported by extensive audio recordings, streaming via the unique McGraw-Hill Language Lab app. The recordings will help you improve your speaking and listening skills by following the model of native Portuguese speakers. Practice Makes Perfect: Basic Portuguese features: •An accessible format with simple grammar reviews, clear examples, and engaging exercises•A wide variety of exercises to help you develop your new language skills•Sets of flashcards for all the vocabulary lists •An answer key for all exercises in the book •A focus on Portuguese with Brazilian variants included throughout•Audio recordings for exercise answers in Portuguese•A record and replay function that lets you compare yourself to native speakers
More than 1 million books sold in the Practice Makes Perfect series! Based on the successful approach of the series, a clear and engaging introduction to Portuguese, specifically designed for beginners Consisting of 60 compact units, each lesson in Practice Makes Perfect: Beginning Portuguese with Two Audio CDs can be completed in just 20 minutes. Rather than focusing on grammar, each accessible lesson includes essential vocabulary, an easy-to-follow dialogue, an engaging exercise for you to practice what you've learned, a section on common phrases, and an interesting cultural comment. This approach allows you to master the basics of Portuguese communication without being intimidated by grammar. Each dialogue is given in Portuguese and voiced by native speakers. Every new word or phrase for the dialogues is given in the vocabulary section, and each dialogue appears on an audio recording, giving you the opportunity to hear correct pronunciation and develop your own speaking skills. Practical and high-frequency vocabulary used throughout Over 145 minutes of practical and engaging dialogues on 2 audio CDs Special notes on Brazilian Portuguese throughout, making this a great title in advance of the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro
Build your confidence in your Spanish skills with practice, practice, practice! From present tense regular verbs to double object pronouns, this comprehensive guide and workbook covers all those aspects of Spanish grammar that you might find a little intimidating or hard to remember. Practice Makes Perfect: Complete Spanish Grammar focuses on the practical aspects of Spanish as it's really spoken, so you are not bogged down by unnecessary technicalities. Each unit features crystal-clear explanations, numerous realistic examples, and dozens of engaging exercises in a variety of formats--including multiple choice, fill-in sentences and passages, sentence rewrites, and creative writing--perfect for whatever your learning style. Whenever possible, explanations include comparisons you to understand the basic logic behind the rules and to remember correct usage. This new edition includes: Time-saving vocabulary panels that eliminate having to look words up Advice on how to avoid common mistakes A detailed answer key for quick, easy progress checks Supporting audio recordings, flashcards, and auto-fill glossary available online and via app
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Author: Dick Allwright
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Category: Foreign Language Study
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