Language Learning & Teaching

Spanish Language Books

  • AAPWM
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    • £47.89
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    Learn over 6,000 words in no time at all and -- most importantly -- learn how to make your new vocabulary work for you.
  • AAJKU
    • £6.89
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    Get By in Spanish is the ideal travel companion a quick and easy introduction to Spanish and a phrase book covering all the essential language you'll need on your trip. Get to grips with the basics of a conversation before you leave, then take the book away with you as a handy reference guide. Get By in Spanish will help you: * Understand the basics of the language with clear and easy-to-follow explanations * Try out what you have learned with mini role plays and activities * Communicate with confidence with thousands of essential words and phrases * Get around easily with useful tips for the visitor * Eat out the Spanish way with the comprehensive menu reader Also contains a two-way mini dictionary so you'll never be stuck for the right word, and a full pronunciation guide so you'll always know how to say it! Also available in a pack with audio CD. 160-page book.
  • ANHHD
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    A unique guide to communicating in Spanish. It will help you to find out more about Spanish culture and to practise your spoken Spanish with a free downloadable audio file. Collins Easy Learning Spanish Conversation is an ideal tool for learners of Spanish at all levels, whether at school, in evening classes or at home, and is indispensable for business or leisure. The text consists of 12 units, each illustrating the language used in a particular situation, followed by a summary which gives all the key phrases covered throughout the book. The One-stop phrase shop unit gives you all the everyday expressions and language structures you need to speak in natural Spanish. Finally, the short grammar and verb supplement and the glossary give you further help and ensure that you have everything you need at your fingertips, and the free audio download helps you to communicate with confidence. * Easy to use: all the phrases you need in order to communicate effectively in natural Spanish. * Easy to read: clear, colour layout ensures that you find what you are looking for quickly and easily. * Easy to understand: thousands of examples show how Spanish is really used. Some of the other titles available in the Collins Easy Learning Spanish range are Collins Easy Learning Spanish Dictionary, Collins Easy Learning Spanish Grammar, Collins Easy Learning Spanish Verbs and Collins Easy Learning Spanish Words.
  • ABQWV
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    Heading off on holiday or a business trip? Looking for a language safety net to get yourself out of sticky situations? Fed up not knowing how to order a drink or a meal? Want to be sure you're not being over-charged? Elisabeth Smith's Fast Spanish in a Day will give you the 50 words and expressions you absolutely need to get by in Spanish. She also gives you tips on gestures and body language that'll get you what you want. In just 75 minutes, Elisabeth will have you speaking (and understanding) Spanish. And if you're really pushed for time, the course is short enough for you to do on the way to your destination. So eliminate your language worries and impress your colleagues, friends and family with your new-found Spanish skills. Of course, because it's an Elisabeth Smith course it's fun, fast and easy. Her courses are built around what her thousands of students have told her they want - quick, practical, all the essentials. On completion, you'll get a certificate of achievement to prove how far you've got.
  • AGIFU
    • £10.39
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    Written by experienced teaching professionals, this comprehensive reference work includes 601 verbs, fully conjugated in 16 tenses and moods, as well as more than 2,100 verbs which conjugate after the pattern of the model verbs. Regular endings are highlighted in the text, so students can recognise patterns, and mnemonic devices are provided to help users memorise verbs. A free conjugation app for Apple devices rounds off this one-stop verb reference resource, making it an indispensable tool for language learners of all levels.
  • AEAFO
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    This brand new edition Berlitz Handbook is designed to teach the rudiments of Spanish grammar. It features clear explanations on parts of speech, spelling and punctuation, syntax, types of verbs, verb tenses and conjugations. There are plenty of practical examples and an alphabetical index for ease of use, making it an outstanding reference tool. It is ideal for students of all levels and will complement any Berlitz self-teach course.
  • AEZBO
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    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.
  • ABLDC
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    "The Rough Guide Spanish Phrasebook" is the definitive phrasebook to help you make the most of your time in Spain. Whether you want to book a hotel room, ask what time the train leaves or buy a drink from the bar, this new phrasebook has a dictionary of over 5,000 words and will help you communicate with the locals in no time. The free audio downloads, recorded by native Spanish speakers, can be downloaded to your computer or MP3, allowing you to listen to the correct pronunciation of essential dialogues, ideal for practicing before you go or while you're there. There is even a regional pronunciation guide and Rough Guide travel tips, so wherever you are you can get around and speak the lingo. "The Rough Guide Spanish Phrasebook" has an extensive two-way dictionary packed with vocabulary and a helpful menu and drinks list reader, perfect for choosing the right dish in any restaurant. With this phrasebook in your pocket you will never run out of things to say! Make the most of your trip to Spain with "The Rough Guide Spanish Phrasebook".
  • AEAFM
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    This brand new edition Berlitz Handbook is designed to teach the rudiments of Spanish verb function and structure. It features clear explanations of how the verb system works, along with practical examples demonstrating how to use the different types of verbs correctly, including the conjugation of both regular and irregular verbs. All verbs are categorised by ending and there is an index of 2,500 verbs with their English meanings, making it an outstanding reference tool. It is ideal for students of all levels and will complement any Berlitz self-teach course.
  • ANDRY
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    Introducing the brand new Insight Phrasebooks for 2015 with a free audio app download! Compact and lightweight, these pocket-sized phrasebooks are packed with all the words and phrases users need to feel at home, when away. These indispensable little books feature easy-to-use, colour-coded sections, snippets of local information and language tips, plus all the words travellers need to get around and about. There's also a free audio app - just download for free before you go using the individual download code inside the book. It's full of key phrases from the book and features native speakers for perfect pronunciation. It's easy - just follow along to the book as you listen and repeat or simply use on its own.
  • ABLFO
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    Face any Spanish inquisition with confidence! This unique guide to learning Spanish will help build your vocabulary and perfect your grammar using Hugo's proven system. Whether you are in the bar ordering a jug of sangria or soaking up the city vibes in Barcelona, you will feel assured in understanding and speaking this passionate language. Viva Espana!
  • APGXS
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    Lonely Planet: The world's #1 phrasebook publisher* Lonely Planet Spanish Phrasebook & Audio CD is your handy passport to culturally enriching travels with the most relevant and useful Spanish phrases and vocabulary for all your travel needs. Enjoy thrilling conversation with a local over sangria, ask about a tucked-away a tablao flamenco or eat your way through a tapas menu; all with your trusted travel companion. With language tools in your back pocket, you can truly get to the heart of wherever you go, so begin your journey now! Get More From Your Trip with Easy-to-Find Phrases for Every Travel Situation! *Listen & Learn with our audio CD *Feel at ease with essential tips on culture, manners, idioms and multiple meanings *Order with confidence, explain food allergies, and try new foods with the menu decoder *Save time and hassles with vital phrases at your fingertips *Never get stuck for words with the 3500-word two-way, quick-reference dictionary *Be prepared for both common and emergency travel situations with practical phrases and terminology *Meet friends with conversation starter phrases *Get your message across with easy-to-use pronunciation guides Inside Lonely Planet Spanish Phrasebook & Audio CD: *Audio CD includes 375 key phrases *Full-colour throughout phrasebook *User-friendly layout organised by travel scenario categories *Survival phrases inside front cover for at-a-glance on-the-fly cues Convenient features *5 Phrases to Learn Before You Go *10 Ways to Start a Sentence *10 Phrases to Sound like a Local * Listen For - phrases you may hear * Look For - phrases you may see on signs * Shortcuts - easy-to-remember alternatives to the full phrases * Q&A - suggested answers to questions asked Covers *Basics - time, dates, numbers, amounts, pronunciation, reading tips, grammar rules *Practical - travel with kids, disabled travellers, sightseeing, business, banking, post office, internet, phones, repairs, bargaining, accommodation, directions, border crossing, transport *Social - meeting people, interests, feelings, opinions, going out, romance, culture, activities, weather *Safe Travel - emergencies, police, doctor, chemist, dentist, symptoms, conditions *Food - ordering, at the market, at the bar, dishes, ingredients The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Spanish Phrasebook & Audio CD, a pocket-sized comprehensive language guide with accompanying audio CD, provides on-the-go language assistance; great for language students and travellers looking to interact with locals and immerse themselves in local culture. * Looking for just the basics? Check out Lonely Planet's Fast Talk Spanish, a pocket-sized, essential language guide designed to get you talking quickly; perfect for a quick trip experience. Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Marta Lopez, Cristina Hernandez Montero. About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet is the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, and has been connecting travellers and locals for over 25 years with phrasebooks for 120 languages, more than any other publisher! With an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community, Lonely Planet enables curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves. The world awaits! *#1 phrasebook publisher. Source: Nielsen Bookscan UK, US & AUS
  • AEAIS
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    Look up words and have fun as well! With its unique 48-page Activity Section, this bilingual dictionary has Spanish crosswords and games as well as a wide range of up-to-date Spanish.
  • AADDE
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    This is an all new version of the popular "Parallel Texts" series, containing eight pieces of contemporary fiction in the original Spanish and in English translation. Including stories by Fuentes, Molinas, Marquez and Cortazar, this volume gives a fascinating insight into Spanish and Latin American culture and literature as well as providing an invaluable educational tool.
  • ABHMR
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    Pasos 2 Activity Book accompanies the Pasos Spanish course, providing stimulating practice material which complements the tasks in the third edition of the Pasos 2 Coursebook for intermediate level. As with the main coursebook, it is divided into 14 units, 12 of which are subdivided into sections covering or expanding a different linguistic area while the remaining two contain general revision and test material. The range of activities includes wordsearches, crosswords and cultural quizzes along with extra reading comprehension tasks. Vocabulary and verb conjugation exercises are provided, and each lesson ends with a Repaso de todo la leccion revision section practising a cluster of language points. The Pasos 2 Activity Book is a valuable resource for learners and teachers alike, offering extra practice in class as well as ideas for homework activities. It can be used alongside the third edition coursebook to provide further tasks for faster learners or more intensive practice on a specific area. It can also be used as self-access material by learners who wish to work through the materials independently.
  • ABQWM
    • £9.99
    Taste the Michel Thomas Method and start speaking real Spanish straight away - no books, no pens, no memorizing - just listen, connect and speak. How does it work? - LISTEN - collect words effortlessly by listening - CONNECT - create your own mental tool kit by understanding how the words fit together - SPEAK - put the words back together to build sentences, naturally Why should I choose it? - Guaranteed success - speak and understand perfectly - Incredible progress - get what you want, fast - Absolute confidence - unleash your natural learning style without trying How far will I get? - You'll learn the 50 essential words at the heart of Spanish and how to put them together to make yourself understood
  • ACRXW
    • £39.89
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    The Method: No books. No writing. No memorizing. - Guaranteed success. Speak and understand perfectly - Incredible progress. Get what you want, fast - Absolute confidence. Unleash your natural learning style without trying Stress-free audio learning Michel Thomas teaches you through your own language, so there's no stress, and no anxiety. He builds it up, step by step, and you don't move on until you've absorbed and understood the previous point. And, as Michel Thomas said, 'What you understand, you know; and what you know, you don't forget.' With parallels to the way you learned your own language, each language is learned in 'real-time' conditions. There is no need to stop for homework, additional exercises or vocabulary memorization. How it works: - Listen: collect words effortlessly by listening - Connect: create your own mental tool kit by understanding how words fit together - Speak: put the words back together to build sentences, naturally Learn another language the way you learned your own You learned your own language naturally and enjoyably: now you can learn Spanish in the same way. You'll stick with it because you'll love it. Use the unique method perfected over fifty years by the celebrated psychologist and linguist Michel Thomas. This method works with your brain, helping you to build up your Spanish in manageable, enjoyable steps by thinking out the answers for yourself. You learn through listening and speaking without the pressure of writing or memorizing. You pick up the language naturally and unforgettably. Join the millions of people worldwide who have learned a new language with the Michel Thomas Method. Learn Anywhere Don't be tied to chunky books or your computer, Michel Thomas Method audio courses let you learn whenever you want: at home, in your car, or on the move with your MP3 player. @font-face { }p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal { margin: 0cm 0cm 0.0001pt; font-size: 12pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman'; }table.MsoNormalTable { font-size: 10pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman'; }div.Section1 { page: Section1; } What's in the Course? Learn new vocabulary, phrases, and expressions In Masterclass Spanish, Michel widens your vocabulary and teaches authentic phrases and expressions in a one-to-one seminar. The two-hour Masterclass enables you to express yourself more fully by teaching idiomatic phrases and language that will give you the edge when it comes to communicating. Consolidate what you know and pick up new language-learning skills Masterclass Spanish consolidates everything you've learned in the Total and Perfect courses. Or if you're new to Michel Thomas, this course is ideal for brushing up your language skills. In only a matter of hours, he gives you a comprehensive grasp of the structure of the language, enabling you to communicate with confidence. The present, future, conditional and past tenses are covered, and you are taught to think about the ideas that you are trying to communicate, rather than to translate words slavishly. He points out the similarities of the vocabulary in English and Spanish and gives you the tools to guess the words you do not know, or think you do not know. Masterclass Spanish with the Michel Thomas Method provides two hours of teaching over two CDs.
  • AEIVS
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    An exciting addition to the Easy Learning range, Easy Learning Spanish Idioms is a unique guide to communicating in Spanish. It will help learners to discover expressions and idioms to make their Spanish more natural and fluent, while developing awareness of Spanish culture. Collins Easy Learning Spanish Idioms is designed for learners of Spanish of all ages, whether you are learning at school, in evening classes, for business or to go on holiday. The text consists of 250 quirky and interesting Spanish idioms which are arranged into different themes, and are given with simple example phrases to show them in context. Clear and concise language notes provide information on the meaning and background of some idioms, while handy culture notes help explain any cultural differences. Combined with a text which has a selection of illustrations, the Collins Easy Learning Spanish Idioms takes you beyond beginners level and expands your knowledge of frequently-used, natural Spanish expressions. * Get it right: key idioms and example phrases help improve your knowledge of real Spanish. * Get there fast: clear themes help guide you to the type of idiom you're looking for. * Have confidence: a fun, useful guide to common Spanish idioms helps you increase your knowledge of natural Spanish and Spanish culture. Log onto www.collinslanguage.com/easyresources to access a wealth of free downloadable resources to help you practise and consolidate your language skills. Other titles available in the Collins Easy Learning Spanish range are: Collins Easy Learning Spanish Dictionary, Collins Easy Learning Spanish Conversation, Collins Easy Learning Spanish Words, Collins Easy Learning Spanish Grammar, Collins Easy Learning Spanish Verbs and Collins Easy Learning Complete Spanish.
  • AEQQW
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    Collins Easy Learning Spanish Vocabulary helps you develop your vocabulary skills and is the perfect companion to any of the ever-popular Easy Learning Spanish range. Collins Easy Learning Spanish Vocabulary is designed for learners of Spanish of all ages, whether you are learning at school, in an evening class, for business or to go on holiday. * Easy to use: Collins Easy Learning Spanish Vocabulary gives you all the words and phrases you need in order to communicate effectively in natural Spanish. * Easy to read: clear layout and handy vocabulary sections ensure that you find what you are looking for quickly and easily. * Easy to understand: example phrases show you how Spanish is really used. Other titles available in the Collins Easy Learning Spanish range are: Collins Easy Learning Spanish Dictionary, Collins Easy Learning Spanish Conversation, Collins Easy Learning Spanish Grammar, Collins Easy Learning Spanish Verbs, Collins Easy Learning Spanish Grammar and Practice, and Collins Easy Learning Spanish Verbs and Practice.
  • AKFNO
    • £99.89
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    Already completed Michel Thomas Total Spanish? Take your Spanish to the next level with this acclaimed follow-on to the Michel Thomas Method Total Course. No books. No writing. No memorizing. - Guaranteed success. Speak and understand perfectly - Incredible progress. Get what you want, fast - Absolute confidence. Unleash your natural learning style without trying The Method: Stress-free audio learning Michel Thomas teaches you through your own language, so there's no stress, and no anxiety. He builds it up, step by step, and you don't move on until you've absorbed and understood the previous point. And, as Michel Thomas said, 'What you understand, you know; and what you know, you don't forget.' With parallels to the way you learned your own language, each language is learned in 'real-time' conditions. There is no need to stop for homework, additional exercises or vocabulary memorization. A 'virtual' classroom The classroom situation on the recording lets you learn with others. You enjoy their success, and you learn from their mistakes. The students on the recordings are not reading from scripts and they have received no additional instruction or preparation - just the guidance you hear on the recording. You, as the learner, become the third student and participate actively in the class. There's no such thing as a poor student, only a poor teacher This is an important part of the Michel Thomas Method. Full responsibility for your learning lies with the teacher, not with you, the pupil. This helps to ensure that you can relax and feel confident, allowing you to learn effectively. Why it Works: Learn another language the way you learned your own You learned your own language naturally and enjoyably: now you can learn Spanish in the same way. You'll stick with it because you'll love it. Use the unique method perfected over fifty years by the celebrated psychologist and linguist Michel Thomas. This method works with your brain, helping you to build up your Spanish in manageable, enjoyable steps by thinking out the answers for yourself. You learn through listening and speaking without the pressure of writing or memorizing. You pick up the language naturally and unforgettably. Join the millions of people worldwide who have learned a new language with the Michel Thomas Method. Learn Anywhere Don't be tied to chunky books or your computer, Michel Thomas Method audio courses let you learn whenever you want: at home, in your car, or on the move with your MP3 player. What's in the Course? - 8 hours of audio on CD - NEW: visual learning review for PC or Mac - NEW: over 3 hours of extra vocab help - NEW: interactive exercises to check your progress How Does it Work? - Listen: collect words effortlessly by listening - Connect: create your own mental tool kit by understanding how words fit together - Speak: put the words back together to build sentences, naturally
  • AKFNZ
    • £71.89
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    Learn Spanish - Instantly. No books. No writing. No memorizing. Join the millions of people worldwide who have learned a new language with the Michel Thomas Method. "The nearest thing to painless learning" - The Times - Guaranteed success. Speak and understand Spanish perfectly- Incredible progress. Learn Spanish effortlessly- Absolute confidence. Unleash your natural learning style without trying The Method: Stress-free audio learningMichel Thomas teaches you Spanish through your own language, so there's no stress, and no anxiety. He builds it up, step by step, and you don't move on until you've absorbed and understood the previous point. And, as Michel Thomas said, 'What you understand, you know; and what you know, you don't forget.' With parallels to the way you learned your own language, you'll learn Spanish in 'real-time' conditions. There is no need to stop for homework, additional exercises or vocabulary memorization. Why it Works: Learn the Spanish language the way you learned your ownYou learned your own language naturally and enjoyably: now you can learn Spanish in the same way. You'll stick with it because you'll love it. Use the unique method perfected over fifty years by the celebrated psychologist and linguist Michel Thomas. This method works with your brain, helping you to build up your Spanish in manageable, enjoyable steps by thinking out the answers for yourself. You learn through listening and speaking without the pressure of writing or memorizing. You pick up the language naturally and unforgettably. Learn AnywhereDon't be tied to chunky books or your computer, Michel Thomas Method audio courses let you learn whenever you want: at home, in your car, or on the move with your MP3 player. What's in the Course? - 12 hours of audio on CD- NEW: visual learning review for PC or Mac - NEW: over 2 hours of extra vocab help- NEW: interactive exercises to check your progress How Does it Work? - Listen: collect words effortlessly by listening- Connect: create your own mental tool kit by understanding how words fit together- Speak: put the words back together to build sentences, naturally
  • ANOVF
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    • £35.99
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    The Pasos 1 Course Pack, fourth edition, provides a complete learning package and is the best choice for self-study learners. It includes the Coursebook, audio CDs (3 hours of recordings), 1 DVD with 12 videos, 2 Support Books containing a key to the exercises and recording transcripts. What is Pasos 1? A best-selling multi-media Spanish course for adult learners Pasos 1, fourth edition, is the first part of the best-selling two-stage Spanish course for adult learners who are either starting from scratch or who have a basic knowledge of the language. Whether learning for work or pleasure, at home or in the classroom, Pasos gives a thorough grounding in the language, enabling learners to speak, read, write and understand a language spoken by over 400 million people. It has been fully updated and revised in this new edition. -14 full-colour units include a range of everyday themes such as meeting people, shopping, making plans, talking about work and family and travelling -Authentic reading, listening and video materials are used throughout for a range of activities based on everyday Spanish in Spain and Latin America (CD and DVD Set must be bought separately 9781473610767) -Clear explanations and examples make the grammar easy to absorb -The Rincon cultural feature presents short pieces of cultural interest about contemporary Spain and Spanish -Interactive online quizzes and exercises let you reinforce your learning at home or in the classroom -Covers the skills and structures needed for the UK GCSE examination What will I learn in Pasos 1? Key language structures and communication Pasos 1 introduces the key structures of the language over 14 thematic lessons with the emphasis placed firmly on communication. Authentic reading and listening materials are used extensively for a wide range of lively activities based on everyday situations in Spain and Latin America. Vocabulary and grammar From the outset, a realistic range of registers and vocabulary encourage development of the essential skill of comprehension. Clear examples and explanations make the grammar easy to absorb, and emphasis is placed on the acquisition of a wide range of essential vocabulary from an early stage. Culture and skills for daily life This edition takes account of developments in modern life, such as new technology and practical communication. Units begin with a Preparate page of activities and include plenty of grammar tasks. The Rincon Cultural feature presents short texts of cultural interest and each unit ends with an Autoevaluacion self-assessment checklist enabling students to review what they have learned. Audio track references on a page-by-page basis ensure that listening activities are easily identified and online resources provide extra practice of essential language. The new video, filmed entirely in Spain, brings authentic culture and language in the classroom. GCSE level material Pasos 1 covers the skills and structures required at GCSE level and equivalent. How will I learn? Balance and variety Balance and variety are prominent features of the Pasos course: freer activities accompany graded, accuracy-based tasks, and there is a balance between presentation and practice of new language items and between the study and use of grammar and vocabulary, the cornerstones of language-learning. There are regular opportunities for revision and consolidation, and vocabulary and grammar support are given both at the end of each lesson and in full at the end of the book. Interactive quizzes and exercises Brush up and reinforce your learning at home, with fun, interactive online quizzes and exercises. Or use them in class with the group. Speaking and Grammar guides With speaking becoming ever more important in today's accreditations, the Pasos 1 range offers a 2-CD Speaking and Listening Skills Practice Set. There is also a dedicated Practical Grammar reference and practice book. It contains clear, accessible grammar explanations with examples and ex...
  • ANOVG
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    This CD and DVD Set accompanies the fourth edition of Pasos 1, the Spanish course for beginners designed specifically with adult learners in mind. Pasos 1 offers a carefully paced language progression as well as an insight into the country and customs of Spain and Latin America. The pack contains: - One video DVD, with optional subtitles - Three audio CDs featuring a wide range of authentic listening materials - Two Support Books with transcripts of the audio and video recordings and answers to the exercises NEW Pasos 1 DVD Filmed entirely in Spain using native speakers, this brand new DVD contains 12 engaging episodes which tie in with the lessons in the coursebook (9781473610682). Perfect for improving students' listening skills, the Pasos 1 video is designed to reinforce vocabulary and language structures while introducing a cultural element to the course. It also provides the ideal basis for group discussions. There are numerous linked activities for use in class or for self-study, which can be found in a new section at the end of the coursebook (sold separately). Optional sub-titles will help students to find their way through each of the episodes and give them the confidence to approach spoken Spanish with real understanding. What is Pasos 1? A best-selling multi-media Spanish course for adult learners Pasos 1, fourth edition, is the first part of the best-selling two-stage Spanish course for adult learners who are either starting from scratch or who have a basic knowledge of the language. Whether learning for work or pleasure, in the classroom or at home, Pasos 1 gives a thorough grounding in the language, enabling learners to speak, read, write and understand a language spoken by over 400 million people. new edition has been fully updated with a wealth of new, contemporary photographs in the coursebook. The Pasos 1 DVD is a major new component, available in the Pasos 1 CD & DVD Set or as part of the Pasos 1 Complete Pack. What will I learn in Pasos 1? Key language structures and communication Pasos 1 introduces the key structures of the language over 14 thematic lessons with the emphasis placed firmly on communication. Authentic reading and listening materials are used extensively for a wide range of lively activities based on everyday situations in Spain and Latin America. Vocabulary and grammar From the outset, a realistic range of registers and vocabulary encourage development of the essential skill of comprehension. Clear examples and explanations make the grammar easy to absorb, and emphasis is placed on the acquisition of a wide range of essential vocabulary from an early stage. Culture and skills for daily life Units begin with a Preparate page of activities and include plenty of grammar tasks. The Rincon Cultural feature presents short texts of cultural interest and each unit ends with an Autoevaluacion self-assessment checklist enabling students to review what they have learned. Audio track references on a page-by-page basis ensure that listening activities are easily identified and online resources provide extra practice of essential language. The new video, filmed entirely in Spain, brings authentic culture and language into the classroom. GCSE level material Pasos 1 covers the skills and structures required at GCSE level and equivalent. How will I learn? Balance and variety Balance and variety are prominent features of the Pasos course: freer activities accompany graded, accuracy-based tasks, and there is a balance between presentation and practice of new language items and between the study and use of grammar and vocabulary, the cornerstones of language-learning. There are regular opportunities for revision and consolidation, and vocabulary and grammar support are given both at the end of each lesson and in full at the end of the book. Interactive quizzes and exercises Fun, interactive online quizzes and exercises enable learners to reinforce and improve their skills, either in class or at home. Sp...
  • AKQZF
    • £24.79
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    Complete Talk Spanish has everything you need to make the move from absolute beginner to confident Spanish speaker - all in one pack! Whether you're learning for business, travel or just for fun, its clearly structured, step-by-step approach will ensure you're soon able to communicate confidently in Spanish in a range of everyday situations, from ordering food to renting property. Combining the bestselling Talk Spanish 1, Talk Spanish 2 and Talk Spanish Grammar, its enjoyable activities, interactive audio and clear, jargon-free grammar explanations will quickly develop your skills and encourage you to make genuine progress right from the start. *Make real progress using the successful, proven Talk method. *Develop your language skills with tips and strategies to help you learn. *Express yourself more confidently through taking part in real Spanish conversations. Also available for French, German and Italian Free online video resources at: www.bbc.co.uk/languages/spanish/talk Inside this pack: 2 x full-colour course books 1 x full-colour grammar guide 4 x audio CDs www.bbactivelanguages.com