Foreign Language Study

Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Conversation

Author: Jean Yates

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071744770

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 192

View: 5439

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!
Study Aids

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

View: 3640

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
Language Arts & Disciplines

Practice Makes Perfect English Conversation

Author: Jean Yates

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071770860

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 192

View: 521

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
Foreign Language Study

Practice Makes Perfect Complete Spanish Grammar

Author: Gilda Nissenberg

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071763422

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 416

View: 8432

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.
Foreign Language Study

Practice Makes Perfect Spanish Sentence Builder

Author: Gilda Nissenberg

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 007160040X

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 192

View: 7629

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!
Foreign Language Study

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

View: 1902

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
Foreign Language Study

Practice Makes Perfect French Conversation

Author: Eliane Kurbegov

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071770887

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 192

View: 8408

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
Foreign Language Study

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: 3745

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
Foreign Language Study

Practice Makes Perfect Spanish Problem Solver

Author: Eric W. Vogt

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071756205

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 192

View: 390

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.
Foreign Language Study

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: 2940

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!
Foreign Language Study

Practice Makes Perfect: Complete Italian Grammar

Author: Marcel Danesi

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071603689

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 304

View: 7928

Build up your Italian grammar skills and communicate with ease The only way to boost your confidence in a second language is to practice, practice, practice. From the present tense of regular verbs to direct object pronouns, this comprehensive guide and workbook covers all aspects of Italian grammar that you need to master. Focusing on the practical aspects of Italian as it's really spoken, each unit of Practice Makes Perfect: Complete Italian Grammar features clear explanations, numerous realistic examples, and lots of engaging exercises. Practice Makes Perfect: Complete Italian Grammar makes mastering grammar easy with: Clear, down-to-earth, easy-to-follow explanations that make even the most complex principles easy to understand Example sentences that illustrate and clarify each grammatical point Dozens of exercises in formats suited to every learning style Practical and high-frequency vocabulary used throughout A detailed answer key for quick, easy progress checks With help from this book, you can effortlessly use: Possessive adjectives • Relative pronouns • Gerunds • Expressions of time • The passive and the impersonal Si * The subjunctive mood * Question words
Foreign Language Study

Practice Makes Perfect Advanced English Grammar for ESL Learners

Author: Mark Lester

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071743332

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 224

View: 2645

Get control over those difficult areas of English grammar Practice Makes Perfect: Advanced English Grammar for ESL Learners is focused on those grammar topics that might pose special problems for you, especially if English is not your first language. Because it targets advanced topics, you will quickly zero in on what holds you back from fluency. And like with all of the bestselling Practice Makes Perfect books, you can practice through exercises and reinforce your knowledge. The book includes: 775 exercises Expertise from Mark Lester, an ESL expert in grammar who founded the highly respected ESL department at the University of Hawaii. He authored the most popular college classroom grammar in the country Topics include: Noun plurals, Possessive nouns and personal pronouns, Articles and quantifiers, Adjectives, Verb forms and tenses, Talking about present time, Talking about past time, Talking about future time, Causative verbs, The passive, The structure of adjective clauses, Restrictive and nonrestrictive adjective clauses, Gerunds, Infinitives, Noun clauses
Foreign Language Study

Practice Makes Perfect: Basic English

Author: Julie Lachance

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071771700

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 192

View: 2268

Bite-size lessons. Big-time learning. With Practice Makes Perfect: Basic English, you'll get just the basics--essential vocabulary and grammar to get you to the next stage of learning English. Inside, three-page units cover each subject, which can be completed in a mere 10 to 15 minutes! Also included are engaging and humorous exercises to keep you focused and interested while you gain confidence in your new language.
Foreign Language Study

Practice Makes Perfect Complete French Grammar

Author: Annie Heminway

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071787828

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 320

View: 4806

Build your confidence in your French skills with practice, practice, practice! From present tense regular verbs to double object pronouns, this comprehensive guide and workbook covers all those aspects of French grammar that you might find a little intimidating or hard to remember. Practice Makes Perfect: Complete French Grammar focuses on the practical aspects of French 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 Offering a winning formula for getting a handle on French grammar right away, Practice Makes Perfect: Complete French Grammar your ultimate resource for learning to speak French the way the native speakers do.
Language Arts & Disciplines

Practice Makes Perfect Basic French

Author: Eliane Kurbegov

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071745106

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 256

View: 4299

Learn Latin in bite-sized lessons! The key to Practice Makes Perfect: Basic Latin is how manageable the grammar and vocabulary are presented to you. You’re not overwhelmed by it all! Supported by engaging exercises, these 50 units cover all aspects of grammar and vocabulary, giving you a solid foundation in the language. Each unit is three pages in length, and you can expect to be completed with each in 10 to 15 minutes. Features Key grammatical concepts and core vocabulary are absorbed almost effortlessly through exercises Flexibility for self-study or as a complement to your first-year class
Foreign Language Study

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

View: 1480

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
Foreign Language Study

Practice Makes Perfect: Italian Conversation

Author: Marcel Danesi

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071770909

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 176

View: 1518

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!
Foreign Language Study

Practice Makes Perfect Spanish Vocabulary Games

Author: Gilda Nissenberg

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

ISBN: 9780071827874

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 224

View: 9237

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

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

View: 7245

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
Foreign Language Study

Practice Makes Perfect English Grammar for ESL Learners, 2nd Edition

With 100 Exercises

Author: Ed Swick

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071807381

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 192

View: 8225

Build a solid foundation in English grammar As a beginning learner of English, you might find that grammar concepts such as indefinite articles, relative pronouns, the passive voice, or gerunds can be confusing. To go forward with your English skills, you need guidance through tricky grammar areas. That's where Practice Makes Perfect: English Grammar for ESL Learners comes in. Practice Makes Perfect: English Grammar for ESL Learners offers a complete overview of English grammar using concise, easy-to-understand language. It will help increase your confi dence writing and communicating in English. Thanks to the proven Practice Makes Perfect format, you will polish your English grammar skills in no time at all. Practice Makes Perfect: English Grammar for ESL Learners helps you: Understand the different rules and elements of grammar Build your grammar skills with more than 100 engaging exercises Broaden your knowledge with sentence rewrites and creative writing prompts New! Test your overall comprehension with a review section