What They Didn't Teach You in Spanish Class

Slang Phrases for the Cafe, Club, Bar, Bedroom, Ball Game and More

Author: Juan Caballero

Publisher: Simon and Schuster


Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 200

View: 532

Chilling with an ice-cold cerveza at a beach bar... Dancing at CDMX’s hottest salsa club... Screaming your head off at the Copa América... Drop the textbook formality and chat with the locals in Latin America’s everyday language. • What’s up? ¿Qué tal? • What a hottie! ¡Que cuerazo! • Let’s pound these shots. Tráguemonos estos traguitos. • That ref sucks. Es una mierda ese árbitro/a. • I’m craving all-you-can-eat tacos. Me antoja un poco de taquiza libre. • Do you wanna hook up? ¿Quieres ligar?

Dirty Spanish

Everyday Slang from

Author: Juan Caballero

Publisher: Ulysses Press


Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 160

View: 649

What They Didn't Teach You about the Wild West

Author: Mike Wright

Publisher: Presidio Press


Category: History

Page: 370

View: 938

Collects little-known stories about the heroes and scoundrels of the wild West, revealing what really happened to Butch Cassidy, Calamity Jane, Buffalo Bill, Crazy Horse, Geronimo, and the Yellow Rose of Texas.

Equal Educational Opportunity

Hearings ... Ninety-first Congress, Second Session [and Ninety-second Congress, First Session].

Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Select Committee on Equal Educational Opportunity



Category: Segregation in education


View: 840

What Students Want

Author: United States Commission on Civil Rights



Category: African American students

Page: 139

View: 334

Get Started in Beginner's Spanish: Teach Yourself

Author: Angela Gonzalez Hevia

Publisher: Hachette UK


Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 256

View: 810

Are you looking for a course in Spanish written for the absolute beginner who has no experience of learning a foreign language? Get Started in Spanish will give you the confidence to communicate in Spanish. Now fully updated to make your language learning experience fun and interactive. You can still rely on the benefits of a top language teacher and our years of teaching experience, but now with added learning features within the course and online. The emphasis of the course is placed on communication, rather than grammar, and all the teaching is in English, so that you will quickly and effortlessly get started in Spanish. By the end of this course, you will be at Level B1 of the Common European Framework for Languages: Can deal with most situations likely to arise whilst travelling in an area where the language is spoken. Learn effortlessly with new, full-colour easy-to-read page design and interactive features: NOT GOT MUCH TIME? One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. AUTHOR INSIGHTS Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience. USEFUL VOCABULARY Easy to find and learn, to build a solid foundation for speaking. DIALOGUES Read and listen to everyday dialogues to help you speak and understand fast. PRONUNCIATION Don't sound like a tourist! Perfect your pronunciation before you go. TEST YOURSELF Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress. EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGE Extra online articles at: www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of the culture and history of Spain. TRY THIS Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.

Learn Spanish - Level 1: Introduction to Spanish

Volume 1: Lessons 1-25

Author: Innovative Language Learning

Publisher: Innovative Language Learning


Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 167

View: 788

Interactive. Effective. And FUN! Start speaking Spanish in minutes, and learn key vocabulary, phrases, and grammar in just minutes more with Learn Spanish - Level 1: Introduction - a completely new way to learn Spanish with ease! Learn Spanish - Level 1: Introduction will arm you with language and cultural insight to utterly shock and amaze your Spanish-speaking friends and family, teachers, and colleagues. What you get in Learn Spanish - Level 1: Introduction: - 5 Basic Bootcamp lessons: dialog transcripts with translation, vocabulary, sample sentences and a grammar section - 15 All About lessons: cultural insight and insider-only tips from our teachers in each lesson - 5 Pronunciation lesson: tips and techniques on proper pronunciation Discover or rediscover how fun learning a language can be with the future of language learning, and start speaking Spanish instantly!

Latino High School Graduation

Defying the Odds

Author: Harriett D. Romo



Category: Education

Page: 324

View: 118

Romo and Falbo followed the school progress of 100 at-risk students in Austin, Texas, beginning in 1989 when the students were fifteen years old. Drawing on extensive interviews with the students and their parents, school records, and fieldwork in the students' schools and communities, the authors identify both the obstacles that cause many students to drop out and the successful strategies that other students and their parents pursue to ensure high school graduation. Detailed case studies allow students and parents to describe their experiences with the public schools in their own words.

"To My Brother who Did a Crime ..."

Former Prisoners Tell Their Stories in Their Own Words

Author: Barbara Habenstreit



Category: Convicts

Page: 248

View: 365

Taped interviews with prisoners who are allowed to enroll and live at Long Island University in a rehabilitation experiment reveal that some can make it and some cannot.

Unlocking Spanish with Paul Noble

Author: Paul Noble

Publisher: HarperCollins UK


Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 256

View: 743

Ever tried to learn Spanish and found it too hard? Bestselling language coach Paul Noble has a quick and easy way to get you back on track with his unique tried-and-tested method.

Language and Identity in a Dual Immersion School

Author: Kim Potowski

Publisher: Bilingual Education & Bilingua


Category: Education

Page: 224

View: 187

This book describes the experiences of a group of students in Chicago, Illinois, who are attending one of the first Spanish-English dual immersion schools in the United States. The author follows the group during two school years, documenting their Spanish use and proficiency, as well as how their two languages intersect with the ongoing production of their identities.

From the Other Side of the Desk

Students Speak Out about Writing

Author: Linda Miller Cleary

Publisher: Boynton/Cook Pub


Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 213

View: 497

The author has distilled a chilling account of what went wrong in the writing lives of forty eleventh graders.


The Real Spanish You Were Never Taught in School

Author: Frances de Talavera Berger

Publisher: Plume Books


Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 82

View: 619

A guide to Spanish as it is really spoken offers instruction in the use and abuse of profane terms and phrases, from fanciful colloquialisms to pithy epithets and curses

Gandydancer's Children

A Railroad Memoir

Author: Frank Wendell Call



Category: Nevada

Page: 166

View: 356

The first part of Frank's plan worked very well, but the stock market crash in October 1929 and the Great Depression that followed upset his timetable.".