Complete Idiot's Guide to Learning SpanishBook - 2009
In The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Learning Spanish, Fifth Edition, the CD is all-new and can be used either with or without the book.The all-new CD can be used to follow along with the book or by itself. Regional differences in Spanish pronunciation are numerous but minor, meaning that one book can cover a lot. Spanish is spoken by 352 million people worldwide and is the official language of more countries in the world than any other language except English. Both Spain's entry into the European Common Market in 1986-making Spanish an important language for trade and industry in Europe-and the North American Free Trade Agreement between the U.S., Mexico, and Canada, have made it clear that Spanish is an increasingly important language for international commerce. Entire chapter on travel. Entire capter on Idioms Entire chapter on Gender Entire chapter on weather.
Now more than ever, Spanish is an important career asset (US)and a must for many travelers. The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Learning Spanish, Fifth Edition couches more academic topics such as verb tenses in useful travel-themed chapters dealing with everything from shopping, renting cars, banking, making a phone call, visiting a doctor, going to the post office, to banking.