Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Conversation

Author: Jean Yates

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071744770

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 192

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Practice the Art of Conversation in Spanish! Want to strike up a conversation with a native Spanish speaker but nervous that you’re not ready? This book helps you overcome that obstacle and before you know it, you’ll be speaking comfortably in your new native language. Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Conversation is organized around twelve units that present realistic conversational situations, from making introductions to giving opinions and from making a date to telling a story. Using these engaging dialogues as a starting point, each unit is packed with helpful instruction on correct pronunciation, syntax, and word usage--in addition to lots of conversation-ready phrases that you will find indispensable as your fluency increases. You will, of course, get plenty of practice, practice, practice using your new skills in conversation. Each dialogue is followed by a variety of exercises that not only give you the opportunity to put new concepts into action but also encourage you to construct personalized conversations. These lessons will reassure even the most grammar-phobic learners that they too can achieve a confident--and spontaneous--speaking style. Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Conversation will help you: Engage in dialogues that illustrate practical conversations Expand your vocabulary Get clarification of new concepts with numerous realistic examples Reinforce your new conversational skills through extensive exercises Before you know it, you’ll find yourself confidently speaking Spanish with your Spanish-speaking friends--or ready to make new ones!

Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Vocabulary, 2nd Edition

With 240 Exercises + Free Flashcard App

Author: Dorothy Richmond

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071804137

Category: Study Aids

Page: 464

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Go beyond ¿Cómo se dice? and add thousands of words to your Spanish vocabulary To communicate comfortably in Spanish, you need access to a variety of words that go beyond the basics, as well as a solid foundation in grammar. In Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Vocabulary you get the tools you need to expand your lexicon and sharpen your speaking and writing skills. And how do you this? PRACTICE, PRACTICE, PRACTICE! Each chapter of this comprehensive book focuses on a theme, such as family or travel, so you can build your language skills in a systematic manner. As you lay the foundation for a burgeoning vocabulary, you will perfect your new words with plenty of exercises and gain the confidence you need to communicate well in Spanish. This new edition of Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Vocabulary offers you: More than 240 exercises Concise grammatical explanations The latest vocabulary in such areas as technology, communications, and the media An answer key to gauge your comprehension WITH HELP FROM THIS BOOK, YOU CAN EASILY SPEAK OR WRITE IN SPANISH ABOUT: Different occupations and jobs * Spanish holidays and traditions * Food and drink * Politics and current events * Your social life * Your family and friends * Business and money * Your favorite entertainment venues * Your family's background . . . and much more

Practice Makes Perfect Spanish Sentence Builder

Author: Gilda Nissenberg

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 007160040X

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 192

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Practice Makes Perfect helps you put your Spanish vocabulary and grammar skills together! You may have all the vocabulary down pat and every grammar point nailed--but without the skill of knowing how to put these elements together, communicating in your second language would be nearly impossible. Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Sentence Builders picks up from where other grammar books leave off, showing you the variety of structures and how to combine them to make solid sentences. And like every Practice Makes Perfect title, these books feature crystal-clear explanations, numerous realistic examples, and dozens of opportunities to practice, practice, practice!

Practice Makes Perfect English Conversation

Author: Jean Yates

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071770860

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 192

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Learn how to speak English fluently and spontaneously Practice Makes Perfect: English Conversation gives you helpful instruction on correct pronunciation, grammar, syntax, and word usage, keeping in mind the typical problems of non-native English speakers like you. Each section includes a series of exercises that gives you extra practice in using new concepts and encourages you to construct personalized conversations. The lessons will reassure even grammar-phobic learners that you can achieve a confident speaking style. Offering a winning formula for getting a handle on speaking English right away, Practice Makes Perfect: English Conversation offers: Engaging dialogues illustrate practical conversational situations Example phrases or sentences clarify each point A variety of exercises for practice, with an answer key that provides instant feedback and reference Practical and high-frequency vocabulary used throughout

Practice Makes Perfect Complete Spanish Grammar

Author: Gilda Nissenberg

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071763422

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 416

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Build your confidence in your Spanish skills with practice, practice, practice! From present tense regular verbs to double object pronouns, this comprehensive guide and workbook covers all those aspects of Spanish grammar that you might find a little intimidating or hard to remember. Practice Makes Perfect: Complete Spanish Grammar focuses on the practical aspects of Spanish as it's really spoken, so you are not bogged down by unnecessary technicalities. Each unit features crystal-clear explanations, numerous realistic examples, and dozens of engaging exercises in a variety of formats--including multiple choice, fill-in sentences and passages, sentence rewrites, and creative writing--perfect for whatever your learning style. Whenever possible, explanations include comparisons you to understand the basic logic behind the rules and to remember correct usage. This new edition includes: Time-saving vocabulary panels that eliminate having to look words up Advice on how to avoid common mistakes A detailed answer key for quick, easy progress checks Free online audio recordings of all the answers at audiostudyplayer.com Offering a winning formula for getting a handle on Spanish grammar right away, Practice Makes Perfect: Complete Spanish Grammar your ultimate resource for learning to speak Spanish the way the native speakers do.

Practice Makes Perfect Spanish Reading and Comprehension

Author: Myrna Bell Rochester,Deana Smalley

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071798897

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 304

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Immerse yourself in Spanish readings and build your comprehension skills Using short authentic texts from the Spanish-speaking world, Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Reading and Comprehension enables you to enhance your vocabulary with new terms and expressions. Each unit features authentic Spanish-language material--newspaper and magazine articles, literature, blogs, and more--giving you a real taste of how the language is used, as well as insight into Spanish-speaking cultures. Word lists and grammar sections specific to the readings support your learning along the way. Like all Practice Makes Perfect workbooks, you will get plenty of practice, practice, practice using your new skills and vocabulary. Whether you are learning on your own or taking an advanced beginning or intermediate Spanish class, Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Reading and Comprehension will help you build your confidence in using your new language. Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Reading and Comprehension helps you: Polish your reading and comprehension abilities with numerous exercises Enrich your Spanish vocabulary with hundreds of new words Learn about the intriguing and influential Spanish-speaking cultures

Practice Makes Perfect Spanish Problem Solver

Author: Eric W. Vogt

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071756205

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 192

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Tackle head-on all the hurdles that you find hard about learning Spanish Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Problem Solver doesn't pretend that learning Spanish is easy. Instead of covering the entirety of the language, it hones in on those areas where you might have difficulty--areas such as saber vs. conocer, tener vs. hacer, ser vs. estar, para and por, and the preterit vs. the imperfect tense. Features: A variety of extensive exercises for practice Practical and high-frequency vocabulary Answer key provided for reference and quick feedback Don't sweat those troublesome grammar areas any more! Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Problem Solver is your perfect learning tool for ironing out your troubles.

Practice Makes Perfect: Complete Spanish All-in-One, Second Edition

Author: Gilda Nissenberg

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 1260121062

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: N.A

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The most comprehensive way to learn Spanish – with five bestselling books in one! Drawn from five workbooks from the bestselling Practice Makes Perfect series, this powerhouse volume features all the knowledge and practice you need to master Spanish. With Practice Makes Perfect: Complete Spanish All-in-One, you will build your Spanish vocabulary, straighten out your sentences, overcome your fear of verb tenses, master the intricacies of grammar, and much more. This value-packed workbook covers all the facets of Spanish and offers thorough explanations that are reinforced by hundreds of hands-on practice exercises. You will, or course, get plenty of practice, practice, practice using all your new Spanish skills. Whether you are learning on your own or taking a beginning Spanish class, Practice Makes Perfect: Complete Spanish All-in-One will help you master Spanish in no time at all. THE BONUS APP THAT ACCOMPANIES THIS BOOK PROVIDES: ● FLASHCARDS to aid memorization of all vocabulary items● STREAMING AUDIO for hundreds of exercise answers to model your pronunciation● PROGRESS TRACKER to assess your progress Practice Makes Perfect: Complete Spanish All-in-One helps you: ● Learn Spanish vocabulary● Get a solid grasp on grammar● Determine when to use different verb tenses● Master spelling and punctuate rules● Converse confidently in your new language● Build correct sentence structures

Practice Makes Perfect French Conversation

Author: Eliane Kurbegov

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071770887

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 192

View: 1449

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Learn how to speak French fluently and spontaneously Practice Makes Perfect: French Conversation gives you helpful instruction on correct pronunciation, grammar, syntax, and word usage, keeping in mind the typical problems of native English speakers like you. Each section includes a series of exercises that gives you extra practice in using new concepts and encourages you to construct personalized conversations. The lessons will reassure even grammar-phobic learners that you can achieve a confident speaking style. Offering a winning formula for getting a handle on speaking French right away, Practice Makes Perfect: French Conversation offers: Engaging dialogues illustrate practical conversational situations Example phrases or sentences clarify each point A variety of exercises for practice, with an answer key that provides instant feedback and reference Practical and high-frequency vocabulary used throughout

Practice Makes Perfect: Italian Conversation

Author: Marcel Danesi

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071770909

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 176

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Practice the art of conversation in Italian! Want to strike up a conversation with a native Italian speaker but are nervous that you're not ready? Practice Makes Perfect: Italian Conversation helps you overcome that obstacle, and--before you know it--you'll be speaking comfortably in your new language. Inside you will find realistic conversational situations, from meeting people to talking about sports to discussing current events to just having fun. With these engaging dialogues as a starting point, each unit is packed with helpful instructions on correct grammar and word usage--in addition to lots of conversation-ready phrases that will be indispensable as your fluency increases. Of course you'll get plenty of practice, practice, practice using your new conversational skills. Each dialogue is followed by a variety of exercises that not only give you the opportunity to put new concepts into action but also encourage you to construct personalized conversations. These lessons will reassure even the most hesitant speakers that they too can achieve a confident--and spontaneous--speaking style. Practice Makes Perfect: Italian Conversation will help you Talk more like a native speaker and expand your vocabulary Master everyday Italian expressions through numerous realistic examples Reinforce your new conversational skills through extensive exercises Before you know it, you'll be confidently speaking Italian with your Italian-speaking friends--or you'll be ready to make new ones!

Practice Makes Perfect: The Spanish Subjunctive Up Close

Author: Eric W. Vogt

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071631593

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 128

View: 1997

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Get up close and master Spanish subjunctive As you study Spanish you may see the subjunctive as an obstacle to your full understanding of the language. Learning the subjunctive can be one of the most frustrating aspects of Spanish grammar, but it is also one of the most important for being understood and understanding what others say. By adding Spanish pronouns to your range of language skills, you will open up a whole new world of communication. With plenty of opportunities for practice, practice, practice, Practice Makes Perfect: The Spanish Subjunctive Up Close helps you better understand the nuances of this often-confusing grammar element and develop your skills and confidence as a Spanish speaker with: Easy-to-absorb explanatory materials, examples, and exercises Authoritative guidance on how to form the four subjunctive tenses and when to use them A comprehensive answer key that not only gives you the correct solutions to the exercises but explains the why behind them

Practice Makes Perfect English Vocabulary for Beginning ESL Learners

Author: Jean Yates

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 007176304X

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 224

View: 4887

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Master the words and phrases necessary for handling everyday situations Practice Makes Perfect: English Vocabulary for Beginning ESL Learners helps you develop your vocabulary by providing practice in word-building and encouraging you to analyze new words for an ever-increasing vocabulary. Each chapter of this comprehensive book focuses on a theme, such as family or travel, so you can build your language skills in a systematic manner. As you lay the foundation for an increasing vocabulary, you are able to perfect your new words with plenty of exercises and gain the confidence to communicate well in English. Practice Makes Perfect: English Vocabulary offers you: More than 220 exercises Concise grammatical explanations A new chapter on contemporary vocabulary An answer key to gauge your comprehension With help from this book, you can easily speak or write in English about: Different occupations and jobs * American holidays and traditions * Taking the train * Growing your own garden * Where it hurts on your body * Your house * Your family and friends * What you studied in school * Your favorite TV show * Your family's background . . . and much more!

Practice Makes Perfect: Intermediate Spanish Grammar

With 160 Exercises

Author: Gilda Nissenberg

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071775412

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 208

View: 8889

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Master Spanish grammar through hands-on exercises and practice, practice, practice! Practice Makes Perfect: Intermediate Spanish Grammar helps you take your grammar skills to a higher level and gives you the confidence to speak and write in your new language. This workbook leads you through Spanish grammar using concise, easy-to-understand language, keeping you focused on achieving your goal of total fluency. Practice Makes Perfect: Intermediate Spanish Grammar is packed with: Example sentences that illustrate and clarify each grammatical point Hundreds of exercises in formats suited to your learning style Practical and high-frequency Spanish vocabulary Master these tricky subjects: * idiomatic verbal phrases * object pronouns * use of the preterit and the imperfect * past participles * commands * the subjunctive

Practice Makes Perfect: Advanced Spanish Grammar

Spanish Grammar Advanced

Author: Rogelio Alonso Vallecillos

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071642242

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 224

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Take your Spanish grammar skills to the next level and speak with more soltura! To fully understand how to speak Spanish effectively you must move beyond the fundamental principles of grammar and tackle more sophisticated sentence constructions. Practice Makes Perfect: Advanced Spanish Grammar focuses on intermediate- to advanced-level topics to help you create more complex, meaningful sentences and communicate more naturally. Instead of just applying sets of rules, Practice Makes Perfect: Advanced Spanish Grammar helps you better understand the nuances of the language and develop your skills and confidence as a Spanish speaker by providing easy-to-absorb explanatory materials, examples, and exercises. Inside you will find: Thorough explanations of topics that often prove difficult for English speakers when they learn Spanish, such as the correct use of object pronouns. Practical exercises that give you the opportunity to test what you've learned Learn the ins and outs of: Some/any and quantity determiners • Adverbs • Problematic prepositions • Relative pronouns • Idiomatic constructions • . . . and much more

Practice Makes Perfect: Intermediate French Grammar

With 145 Exercises

Author: Eliane Kurbegov

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071775390

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 208

View: 3172

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Master French grammar through hands-on exercises and practice, practice, practice! Practice Makes Perfect: Intermediate French Grammar helps you take your grammar skills to a higher level and gives you the confidence to speak and write in your new language. This workbook leads you through French grammar using concise, easy-to-understand language, keeping you focused on achieving your goal of total fluency. Practice Makes Perfect: Intermediate French Grammar is packed with: Example sentences that illustrate and clarify each grammatical point Hundreds of exercises in formats suited to your learning style Practical and high-frequency French vocabulary Master these tricky subjects: Prepositions and prepositional phrases * Idiomatic uses of irregular verbs * Negative and interrogative structures * Imparfait and passe compose * The subjunctive mood * Relative pronouns

Practice Makes Perfect German Vocabulary

Author: Ed Swick

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071763023

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 224

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Master the words and phrases necessary for handling everyday situations Practice Makes Perfect: German Vocabulary helps you develop your vocabulary by providing practice in word-building and encouraging you to analyze new words for an ever-increasing vocabulary. Each chapter of this comprehensive book focuses on a theme, such as family or travel, so you can build your language skills in a systematic manner. As you lay the foundation for an increasing vocabulary, you are able to perfect your new words with plenty of exercises and gain the confidence to communicate well in German. Practice Makes Perfect: German Vocabulary offers you: More than 100 exercises Concise grammatical explanations A new chapter on contemporary vocabulary An answer key to gauge your comprehension With help from this book, you can easily speak or write in German about: Different occupations and jobs * German holidays and traditions * Taking the train * Growing your own garden * Where it hurts on your body * Your house * Your family and friends * What you studied in school * Your favorite TV show * Your family's background . . . and much more!

Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Irregular Verbs Up Close

Author: Eric W. Vogt

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071718095

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 128

View: 3091

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Solve the mysteries of Spanish irregular verbs Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Irregular Verbs Up Close puts the spotlight on this tricky grammar trouble spot. It boasts plenty of opportunities for practicing your language skills, as well as extensive examples based on a conversational style that will keep you engaged. The book also features a unique answer key that gives you more than just a listing of correct answers; it clues you in on the "why" behind them. This book includes: Hundreds of exercises for practice, practice, practice A helpful answer key that provides detailed explanatory material for all answers Includes a special TurboVerb (TM) chart, developed by the author, that sorts out your difficulties with irregular verbs--tense by tense Topics include: Overview of the Spanish Verb System, The Four Microsystems of the Spanish Verb System, Present System I: Present Indicative, Present System II: Present Subjunctive, Present System III: Imperatives, Infinitive System I: Imperfect Indicative, Infinitive System II: Future, Infinitive System III: Conditional, Preterite System I: Preterite Indicative, Preterite System II: Imperfect Subjunctive, Participial System I: Gerund for Progressives, Participial System II: Past Participle for All Seven Perfect Tenses, Participial System III: Past Participle for the Passive Voice and as Adjective

Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Past-Tense Verbs Up Close, Second Edition

Author: Eric W. Vogt

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9781260010725

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 176

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Master Spanish past-tense verbs with this authoritative, updated guide As you study Spanish you may view past-tense verbs as obstacles to your full understanding of the language. Learning past-tense verbs can be one of the most frustrating aspects of studying Spanish grammar, but it is also one of the most important for being understood and following what others say. By adding Spanish past-tense verbs to your range of language skills, you will open up a whole new world of communication. Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Past-Tense Verbs Up Close, 2nd Edition helps you better understand the nuances of this tricky grammar element and develop your skills and confidence as a Spanish speaker. This valuable resource features: • Easy-to-absorb explanatory materials, examples, and exercises • Authoritative guidance on the different verb forms and when to use them • A comprehensive answer key that not only gives you the correct solutions to the exercises but explains the why behind them

Practice Makes Perfect Spanish Vocabulary Games

Author: Gilda Nissenberg

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

ISBN: 9780071827874

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 224

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For the millions of language learners, an engaging workbook of fun and effective activities from the bestselling and trusted Practice Makes Perfect series

Practice Makes Perfect French Verb Tenses

Author: Trudie Booth

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071789588

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 432

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Go Beyond Conjugation and Learn the Right Verb Tenses for Speaking and Writing in French If you’re looking for help memorizing French verb conjugations, any French verb book will do. But if you are interested in becoming fluent, you’ll need to learn how these building blocks are used in everyday, natural language. That’s where Practice Makes Perfect: French Verb Tenses comes in. The ideal reference and workbook for beginning to intermediate French learners, Practice Makes Perfect: French Verb Tenses shows you when and why to use certain verb tenses and gives you plenty of examples, increasing your confidence in choosing the right word. This updated second edition of Practice Makes Perfect: French Verb Tenses lets you: Learn when and why to use different verb tenses Reinforce your knowledge with everyday examples covering a wide range of topics Build your verb skills using more than 300 engaging exercises With numerous skill-building exercises, comprehensive verb conjugation tables, and the proven Practice Makes Perfect format, you will learn to master French in no time at all.