“THE WRONG HOUSE” (Marielito; Exodus of Cubans in 1980) By Esteban Burier For all opponents of the Castro regime who went to comply with arbitrary sanctions; for those who were executed by the Castro regime; deprived of any defense, innocent of cases imposed by improvised courts; for those who were under the inclemency of the murderer Ernesto (Che) Guevara and so many other lap dogs of the dictator Fidel Castro; They are my deepest respect and admiration. They gave their lives with a shout of; Live Christ the King! Long live free Cuba! “THE WRONG HOUSE” Narrates the childhood of a boy that never thought twice to make a decision, committing many errors which took him, as consequence of punishment, to many juvenile reformatories and at last to jail, where he spent part of his life. The good education from his family did not influence on the boy, who does not divert from his delinquent path. A supernatural strength pushed him to these twisted paths to destroy and incarcerate him to where the stubborn are taken, to where you are subject to many tests and you can lose your dignity and also your manhood, depending on how weak or strong your personality is or if you allow to be...
The day that Gillese Blondet turned 50, she vowed to herself that not only will she confess her age, but she would share all her secrets that confirm the following: YES, 50 is the new 30. I am 50... So What? Is the manual to get you to your mid-life feeling successful, made, beautiful in control and, above all, enjoy what you are and not grieve over what has not been. The day that Gillese Blondet turned 50, she vowed to herself that not only will she confess her age, but she would share all her secrets that confirm the following: YES, 50 is the new 30. This book is a friendly reminder that no botox will fix the wrinkles of the soul. Giselle, one of the most beloved women in the Hispanic market, takes us through the highlights of her life and the lives of powerful Latinas in their fifties who have not only achieved success in that dreaded age, but even have the luxury of having known the true love at 50. Because in this book, Blondet also shows us that in the game of love, the champion doesn't come first, but last. Funny, human, inspiring and full of anecdotes, I am 50 ... so what? Is an injection of energy for girls who want to reach that age as Giselle Blondet, and a foothold for ...
¡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.
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¡Con brío! 4e gives students in the introductory Spanish sequence the opportunity to use their Spanish immediately with each other, friends, neighbors, co-workers, and Spanish speakers around the world. ¡Con brío! addresses the needs and life circumstances of a broad audience through a highly practical approach and focuses on useful vocabulary, functional grammar of high-frequency usage, and cultural content relevant to everyday interactions. Con brío 4e retains the strengths of the previous edition – efficient grammar approach, good culture, many instructors’ resources, and robust media – designed to help students gain the confidence and skills they need to use Spanish in class, in their communities, and in their lives. The program highlights useful high-interest cultural information about Latino culture in the United States as well as the strong connections between the U.S. and Hispanic countries.
Get inside the culture. Frommer's European Spanish Phrasebook & Culture Guide helps you experience a place the way the locals do. An easy-to-use language guide gets you talking, and savvy travel tips give you a cultural edge. More than 5,000 European Spanish words and phrases Phrases organized by topic and dictionary entry for easyuse on the go A two-way dictionary cross-referenced to verb conjugations and the most common phrases Detailed pronunciation guide and slang terms to help you sound more like a local A two-way menu translator, basic grammar information,and more Special cultural sections highlight the best of Spanish cuisine, art, history, and music
Providing the richest coverage of Spanish from around the world, this dictionary was compiled by an expert team of Spanish and English lexicographers working in their own language. The Oxford Spanish Dictionary is the result of over ten year's research, and covers over 24 varieties of Spanishas it is written and spoken throughout the Spanish speaking world. New to this edition is a guide to life and culture in the Spanish- and English- speaking worlds. This guide covers a wide range of topics: from the political and educational systems, to key events in the calendar and how they arecelebrated. It is an ideal reference for Univerisity students, as well as translators and language professionals.This title replaces ISBN: 0-19-860069-0 (plain) and ISBN: 0-19-860070-4 (thumb index).
A long-time favorite of instructors desiring a four-skills approach in a briefer book, Que tal? combines a broad variety of materials and activities, exceptionally clear grammar presentations, and consistent organization. The popular four-part chapter structure helps students manage the material without being overwhelmed and makes lesson planning easier for instructors.
Casada con el jefe by Raye Morgan released on Jul 10, 2007 is available now for purchase.
Este volumen está dirigido especialmente a estudiantes de inglés intermedio y avanzado, como también a profesionales y a todas aquellas personas que necesiten información precisa y actualizada tanto en idioma inglés como en español latinoamericano, con un tratamiento completamente internacional de ambos idiomas. Posee vocabulario general y especializado en áreas del campo de la informática, finanzas, economía, educación, y medios de comunicación. Se incluyen los términos más avanzados de las nuevas tecnologías tales como: browser, newsgroup, sitio web, navegar por internet, ciberespacio e internauta. Posee datos enciclopédicos como nombres propios y referencias culturales, también considera un suplemento gramatical del inglés y cuadros explicativos de las dificultades gramaticales más corrientes en ambos idiomas integrado al texto del libro y una guía de pronunciación de las palabras del inglés.
(back cover) Hablemos de esto! Los hijos de padres divorciados experimentan a veces ansiedad o confusi n cuando uno de sus padres decide casarse de nuevo. MI PAP? SE CASA narra la historia de una ni a con padres divorciados. C mo se siente la ni a, ahora que su pap va a casarse con otra persona? Cuando un padre se casa de nuevo, sus ni os pasan a veces por per odos conflictivos que no saben dominar del todo. Debieran sentirse felices? Debieran estar tristes? Cu n abandonados se sienten? MI PAP? SE CASA ayuda a ni os y ni as a comprender que no perder n el amor y la protecci n que necesitan si uno de sus padres decide volver a casarse.