Author(s): Consumer Dummies
A value-packed guide to speaking, reading, and writing in Spanish Spanish All-in-One For Dummies is the first Dummies All-in-One title in the foreign language category--nearly 800 pages of expert instruction to help people master Spanish basics and beyond.
Introduction. Book I: Speaking in Everyday Settings. Chapter 1: Warming Up with the Bare Basics. Chapter 2: Uno, Dos, Tres: Numbers, Colors, Dates, and Time. Chapter 3: Greetings, Salutations, and Farewells. Chapter 4: Engaging in a Little Chitchat. Chapter 5: Speaking of Food ... Chapter 6: Going Shopping. Chapter 7: Conversing Over the Phone. Chapter 8: Asking Directions. Chapter 9: Dealing with Emergencies. Book II: Grasping Basic Grammar Essentials. Chapter 1: Getting to Know Your Parts of Speech. Chapter 2: Addressing Gender Issues. Chapter 3: Dealing with the Here and Now: Present Tense Verbs. Chapter 4: 'Que? Asking Questions. Chapter 5: What's Happening: Present Participles and the Present Progressive Tense. Chapter 6: Two More Simple Tenses: Future and Conditional. Chapter 7: Spicing Up Your Talk with Adjectives and Adverbs. Chapter 8: Defi ning Relationships with Prepositions. Book III: Mastering More Advanced Grammar Essentials. Chapter 1: Getting Bossy with the Imperative Mood. Chapter 2: Getting Object Pronouns Involved. Chapter 3: Involving Yourself in the Action with the Reflexive. Chapter 4: Been There, Done That: Past (Preterit) Tense. Chapter 5: Continuing in the Past with the Imperfect Tense. Chapter 6: Getting That Subjunctive Feeling. Chapter 7: Forming the Compound Tenses. Book IV: Spanish at Work. Chapter 1: Spanish for Healthcare Workers. Chapter 2: Spanish for Law Enforcement Professionals. Chapter 3: Spanish for Educators and Administrators. Chapter 4: Spanish for Banking and Financing. Chapter 5: Spanish in the Office. Chapter 6: Spanish for Hotel and Restaurant Managers. Chapter 7: Spanish for Builders, Mechanics, and Factory Workers. Chapter 8: Spanish for Real Estate Professionals. Chapter 9: Spanish for Gardening and Landscaping. Book V: Appendixes. Appendix A: Spanish Verbs. Appendix B: Spanish-English Mini Dictionary. Appendix C: English-Spanish Mini Dictionary. Appendix D: About the CD. Index. End-User License Agreement.