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The Everything Spanish Phrase Book : A Quick Reference for Any Situation - Cari Luna

The Everything Spanish Phrase Book

A Quick Reference for Any Situation

By: Cari Luna

Paperback Published: 4th June 2004
ISBN: 9781593370497
Number Of Pages: 275

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With the increase in travel to Spanish-speaking countries-as well as the rise in the Latino population in the United States-a growing number of people are in need of a quick reference to help them communicate. The Everything? Spanish Phrase Book remedies these shortcomings with a practical, real-world approach to learning the language that is both quick and easy to use. From ordering dinner and asking for directions, to working and communicating in Latino communities, this handy guide provides readers with all they need to hablar espa?ol in any setting. Organized by situation, The Everything? Spanish Phrase Book contains the right words for, traveling and making reservations, dining and shopping, speaking Spanish in a business setting, and working with the Latino community. Fully indexed and complete with a pronunciation guide and helpful dictionaries, this books is the ideal resource for business or pleasure. AUTHOR: Cari Luna (Brooklyn, NY) is a freelance writer and editor who has lived in Oaxaca, Mexico, and Madrid, Spain, where she studied Spanish language and literature. A graduate of Bard College, Ms. Luna translated Poemas Humanas by C?sar Vallejo from Spanish to English, under the guidance of translator William Weaver and poet Robert Kelly.

The Top Ten Spanish Phrases You Should Knowp. x
Introductionp. xi
Pronunciation and Grammarp. 1
A Guide to Pronunciationp. 2
The Spanish You Already Knowp. 6
Nouns and Articlesp. 9
From Noun to Pronounp. 12
Verbs and Conjugationp. 14
Introduce Yourselfp. 17
Before You Beginp. 18
Ser or Estar?p. 19
Greetings and Farewellsp. 21
Introducing Othersp. 24
Getting to Know Youp. 27
A Day at a Timep. 37
Count on Itp. 38
Telling Timep. 43
Days of the Week, Months of the Yearp. 47
How's the Weather?p. 49
In Transitp. 53
On the Move with Irp. 54
In Flightp. 55
Navigating the Airportp. 59
Declaring Your Belongingsp. 60
At the Hotelp. 65
Checking In, Checking Outp. 66
Running Errandsp. 71
If You Packed Lightp. 73
From Head to Toep. 78
On the Movep. 81
Getting Aroundp. 82
Where Am I?p. 86
Means of Transportationp. 90
Dining Optionsp. 97
Eating and Drinkingp. 98
Eating at a Restaurantp. 103
What's for Dinner?p. 107
Food Shoppingp. 120
Shop Till You Dropp. 123
Spring into Actionp. 124
From Shop to Shopp. 127
Getting What You Needp. 128
Clothing and Jewelryp. 134
Something to Readp. 139
Music to My Earsp. 140
Out on the Townp. 143
Verbs at Playp. 144
At the Moviesp. 145
At the Theaterp. 147
Dancing at a Nightclubp. 148
At the Barp. 149
Spanish for Businessp. 151
Verbs That Workp. 152
Help Wantedp. 154
Workplace Vocabularyp. 159
Visiting a Doctorp. 167
The Body and Its Ailmentsp. 168
Explain the Painp. 177
The Local Communityp. 187
At Schoolp. 188
At the Supermarketp. 193
Around Townp. 196
Spanish at Homep. 199
Things to Do at Homep. 200
The Anatomy of a Housep. 203
Idioms, Sayings, and Slangp. 215
Common Idiomsp. 216
Say It with a Sayingp. 223
Words Your Spanish Teacher Never Taught Youp. 227
Essential Words and Phrasesp. 231
Spanish to English Dictionaryp. 239
English to Spanish Dictionaryp. 255
Indexp. 273
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ISBN: 9781593370497
ISBN-10: 1593370490
Series: Everything (Language & Writing)
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 275
Published: 4th June 2004
Publisher: Adams Media Corporation
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 18.03 x 11.02  x 2.03
Weight (kg): 0.21