Integrating grammar and composition, this comprehensive new edition guides the advanced student through progressively more complex types of writing by organizing the grammar lessons on a functionalist basis around the needs of composition. This innovative approach to teaching Spanish grammar and composition promotes systematic language development and enables students to strengthen their expressive and editing skills in the language in order to write more effectively and more confidently.Refined by years of classroom testing and analysis of the problems students encounter, this bestselling textbook has been substantially rewritten and incorporates current research in composition, pedagogy, second-language acquisition, and linguistics. Expanded self-correcting exercises are also available online, making Gramática para la composición one of the most valuable textbooks available for advanced students of Spanish.FEATURES: • Focuses on work in six level-appropriate types of composition: description, synopsis, personal narrative, creative narrative, exposition, and argumentation • Based on ACTFL guidelines for students progressing from intermediate to advanced levels of...
¡Con brío!, Second Edition celebrates the rich diversity of the Spanish-speaking world. This 12-chapter Introductory Spanish program, designed to address the needs and life circumstances of a broad audience, takes a highly practical approach that focuses on useful vocabulary presented through each chapter’s unique visual escenas, functional grammar of high-frequency usage, situational and contextual activities, and cultural selections relevant to everyday life and everyday interactions.
RESUMEN: El diccionario de uso del español de María Moliner define falso amigo como "Palabra o expresión de una lengua extranjera que, por ser muy similar a otra de la lengua propia, puede ser interpretada incorrectamente". En una época como la nuestra, en la que el español vive en contacto permanente con el inglés, un diccionario como el de Marcial Prado especialista en este campo y autor también de The NTC's diccionary of spanish false cognates, es una guía segura para los hispanohablantes que leen, trabajan o estudian en inglés. Diccionario de consulta muy recomendable para periodistas, traductores y lingüistas.
This is an ideal reference for home, office, and classroom. The Oxford Spanish Desk Dictionary is an authoritative guide to contemporary Spanish from around the world -- from Spain to Peru, from Mexico to Argentina. It contains over 90,000 words and phrases and over 130,000 translations -extensive coverage that includes the most up-to-date vocabulary. There are brand-new additional features: Model letters and sample CVs; A-Z of Spanish-speaking countries of the world; and guide to grammatical terms.
Offers bilingual terminology for terms and phrases used in banking, management, commerce, international business, and securities
Identifies common trouble spots and explains the reasons behind them and shows how grammar patterns of Spanish differ from those of English.
This book is designed to help the reader become more proficient at communicating in Spanish about law and criminology professions. The specific field-related vocabulary presented in this book is seldom found in basic language textbooks or in self-teaching guides. Readers with a basic understanding of the subject matter as well as a background in Spanish can use this book effectively.