Drop boring language courses and learn Spanish with this colorful, info-packed course! "Practice Makes Perfect: Beginning Spanish" gives you an all-encompassing learning experience. You'll immerse yourself in extensive audio clips and written exercises, giving you the comfort and support you need to learn Spanish. This dynamic package features: an Interactive CD-ROM program with more than 400 dialogues and audio exercises. The book provides extensive written exercises in support of the CD-ROM, a concise grammar overview and comprehensive glossary for quick reference as well as author podcasts that provide insight into the grammar and culture.
Topics of this title include: Finding Your Way Around - Hay, Describing Places and Things - Adjectives, Talking about Nationalities and Professions, Food and Film - Ser, Describing People, Emotions, and Health - Ser and Estar, Talking about Work and Play - Ir and Hacer
About the author:
Ronni L. Gordon, Ph.D., is a prominent author of foreign language textbooks, reference books, and materials for multimedia. She received her Ph.D. in Spanish language and Spanish and Latin American History and Literature from Rutgers University, and taught at Harvard and Boston University. She is an education consultant specializing in curriculum development in foreign languages, literature, and history, and teacher training. David M. Stillman, Ph.D., is a well-known writer of foreign language textbooks, multimedia courses, and reference books. He holds a Ph.D. in Spanish linguistics from the University of Illinois and taught at Harvard, Boston University, and Cornell. He is a professor at The College of New Jersey where he teaches Italian, Spanish, French, and Hebrew.