Increase your vocabulary and remember the words you really need with Teach Yourself - the No. 1 brand in language learning. Essential French Vocabulary will build on what you already know to increase your word power and give you the confidence to speak. With an essential toolbox of key words and themed vocabulary lists, this new edition has an easy-to-read page design which identifies the most important words, and free downloadable audio support.
Learn Latin American Spanish quickly and painlessly The job market for those who are bilingual is expanding rapidly. Businesses and government agencies are hiring translators; retailers and advertisers are concentrating more energy in targeting the Spanish-speaking ; and hospitals and agencies are seeking to overcome language barriers. Whether you’re a student studying Spanish, a traveler gearing up for a trip to a Spanish-speaking country and need to learn the basics, or a upwardly mobile looking to get ahead of the pack in your career by learning a second language, Spanish For Dummies, 2nd edition is your hands-on guide to quickly and painlessly learn Latin American Spanish that includes: Expanded coverage of grammar, verb conjugations, and pronunciations A refreshed and expanded mini-dictionary complete with even more essential vocabulary, exercises, and more A revamped and expanded bonus CD-ROM that includes real-life dialogue to aid in your learning Whether you’re looking to learn Spanish for use in the home, class, at the office, or on the go, Spanish For Dummies, 2nd edition has you covered!
This is the second, in a two-level series of business vocabulary and practice books. It is a self study/classroom book & CD pack. The first half of the book is devoted to business vocabulary and practice, the second half to skills work. The audio CD features interviews with real business people and has accompanying exercises in the book. The business vocabulary builders are intended as companions to the two business grammar builders by the same author.
Business Vocabulary Builder is a business vocabulary and practice course for students with an intermediate level of English or above. Using the course will enrich your business vocabulary and enable you to express yourself more fluently and confidently in a professional context. The vocabulary is organized by business topic (first part) and business skill (second part), making it simple for you to target the language and skills you need. The imaginative variety of practice exercises makes the vocabulary easier to digest and remember. The topics and skills are covered from a 21st-century perspective, teaching up-to-date language in modern business contexts. The accompanying Audio CD provides essential listening practice and extension exercises and features real, international business people from a wide range of backgrounds. (The complete listening scripts are contained in the book.)
An easy, fun reference for learning Spanish at home or in school Verbs in Spanish can be conjugated in six different ways, depending on the speaker and audience. In addition, there are fifteen different tenses in which verbs are used, making a total of 80 different conjugations for each verb. This knowledge can make anyone's head spin – but fear not! Dummies has it covered. 500 Spanish Verbs For Dummies is the ultimate guide to learning and conjugating verbs in the Spanish language. Beginners to the language will find quick reference for verbs in the basic present tenses, and advanced speakers will learn the more complex tenses of verbs as well as memorize advanced verbs with irregular endings. 500 of the most commonly used Spanish verbs are presented alphabetically and numbered for easy reference An additional index of 1,500+ Spanish verbs with the English translation of the infinitive Includes a summary of basic Spanish grammar, including verb tenses and moods Accompanying CD features memorization drills and exercises Complete with English translations, pronunciation guides, and examples of common verb use in everyday conversation, 500 Spanish Verbs For Dummies is an essential reference tool for any level of Spanish speaker.
Your comprehensive guide to speaking, reading, and writing in Spanish! Want to speak Spanish? Looking to improve your Spanish skills? Now you can start today with these minibooks, which give you the expert instruction you need to master Spanish basics and beyond. From numbers and vocabulary to common phrases, conversations, and much more, you'll see how to communicate effectively in Spanish and use it in real-life situations. The practical exercises will give you greater confidence – and the bonus CD helps you start speaking Spanish from day one! Warm up with the basics – handle greetings and small talk and review pronunciation rules, letters, numbers, and dates Speak in everyday settings – handle greetings and small talk, order food and purchase goods, talk on the phone, ask for directions, and deal with emergencies Grasp grammar essentials – learn to identify and use the various parts of speech while you conjugate verbs in the simple past, present, and future tense Stretch your skills – issue commands with the imperative mood, take action on object pronouns, talk about yourself with the reflexive, and wish and hope with the subjunctive Take Spanish to work – communicate with colleagues or customers at the office, tailor phrases to your line of work, and review example workplace scenarios for common professions Open the book and find: Basic and advanced Spanish grammar Pronunciation tips and vocabulary charts Verb conjugations for regular and irregular verbs Masculine and feminine nouns Tips for using adjectives, adverbs, and prepositional phrases Proper ways to ask questions The inside scoop on the key verb haber Key phrases for numerous work environments Spanish-to-English and English-to-Spanish dictionaries Bonus CD Includes Features dialogues by native Spanish speakers Allows you to hear Spanish as it's really spoken Please see the CD appendix for details and complete system requirements. Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.