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Spanish for Beginners

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Please note, videos and sound clips may have speakers from both Spain and Latin America. Some variations may exist in pronunciation and there may be minor differences between the Spanish words in your book and the recommended websites.

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About this book

Languages for beginners
Spanish for Beginners

  • Humorous illustrations demonstrate hundreds of everyday phrases with tips on pronunciation and grammar.
  • Includes recommended websites to interactive lessons, pronunciation guides, quizzes and exercises.
  • Also available with audio CD or cassette with recordings of the words and phrases on each double page of the book.
  • Ideal for complete beginners.

Humorous illustrations demonstrate hundreds of everyday phrases with tips on pronunciation and grammar. Arranged by topic from introducing yourself to asking directions and eating out. Ideal for complete beginners and includes internet links to websites with video clips, activities and downloadable puzzles. Also available with an audio CD of recordings of all the words and phrases.

See the other books in this series.

Reader Reviews

Spanish for Beginners Pack
Absolutely the best! Far easier to follow than any other way of learning including the BBC CDs and Rosetta Stone. The illustrations are a massive help!

Trevor Smith, 14th May 2008

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