Essential Spanish Verb Skills

Paperback | August 31, 2005

byRogelio Vallecillos

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Picks up where most verb books leave off to show language learners how Spanish verbs are actually used

With the help of dozens of practical examples and exercises, author Rogelio Alonso Vallecillos goes beyond conjugations to show readers how verbs function in context and how to integrate them into meaningful sentences—an indispensable step on the way to developing mature Spanish-language communications skills.

Word placement, the subjunctive mood, the correct uses of the two “to be” verbs, ser and estar, using verbs with prepositions, and all other aspects of Spanish verb usage that are particularly troublesome to English speakers are clearly explained and described in detail. An important resource for serious, intermediate-level Spanish language learners, Essential Spanish Verb Skills:

  • Takes a unique “through English eyes”approach to explaining the Spanish verb system
  • Includes special chapters devoted to troublesome verbs
  • Contains a handy appendix featuring tables of difficult verbs
  • Features dozens of practical exercises
  • Focuses on correct usage and sentence building

    Proper verb usage is one of the building blocks of language mastery. Essential Spanish Verb Skills is the all-important tool for intermediate Spanish students to hone their skills for Spanish usage and expression.

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Picks up where most verb books leave off to show language learners how Spanish verbs are actually usedWith the help of dozens of practical examples and exercises, author Rogelio Alonso Vallecillos goes beyond conjugations to show readers how verbs function in context and how to integrate them into meaningful sentences—an indispensable ...

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Take the next big step on the road to fluency in SpanishEssential Spanish Verb Skills makes it quicker and easier than ever to master correct Spanish verb usage--­­a major step in developing mature Spanish-language communication skills.Most verb books give you verbs in a vacuum, focusing mainly on conjugating tenses. Essential Spanish ...

Rogelio Alonso Vallecillos resides in Motril, Spain, where he heads a language academy offering Spanish classes for foreigners.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.4 inPublished:August 31, 2005Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071453903

ISBN - 13:9780071453905

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