The Big Red Book Of Spanish Vocabulary: 30,000 Words through Cognates, Roots, and Suffixes

Paperback | September 16, 2005

byScott Thomas

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A new, and dramaticallyimproved, three-prongedapproach to learning Spanishvocabulary

The Big Red Book of Spanish Vocabularyis much, much more than a Spanish vocabularyreference! This unique and completeresource combines three complementaryapproaches to vocabulary building—cognates,root families, and suffixes—toinstantly increase word familiarity and aidmemorization.

Whether for active face-to-face communicationor passive comprehension of written orspoken words, an in-depth knowledge ofvocabulary is the key to foreign languagemastery. The Big Red Book of SpanishVocabulary makes acquiring this masterysimpler and more straightforward than everbefore by providing:

  • An extensive thematic list of Spanishcognates and an alphabetic glossary ofSpanish root families—both with morethan 14,000 entries
  • A comprehensive listing of the 130 mostcommon Spanish suffixes, with 4,000common examples
  • A frequency index listing the 5,000 mostfrequently used words in Spanish
  • An alphabetic index cross-referencingevery entry in the root, suffix, andfrequency sections

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A new, and dramaticallyimproved, three-prongedapproach to learning SpanishvocabularyThe Big Red Book of Spanish Vocabularyis much, much more than a Spanish vocabularyreference! This unique and completeresource combines three complementaryapproaches to vocabulary building—cognates,root families, and suffixes—toinstantly increase word fa...

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The easiest way to add more than 30,000 words to your Spanish vocabulary!You know the basics of Spanish, but if you really want to develop your language skills, you need to have a larger cache of Spanish words that you are comfortable using in conversation or in writing. The Big Red Book of Spanish Vocabulary is a remarkably effective ...

Scott Thomas and Gaby Thomas are veteran translators, interpreters, and teachers. Rose Nash, Ph.D., is a professor emerita of Linguistics. Dorothy Richmond is a successful author of Spanish-language books.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:640 pages, 9.9 × 7 × 1.35 inPublished:September 16, 2005Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071447253

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Extra Content

Table of Contents


Acknowledgments


Using This Vocabulary Book


Explanation of how to use the dictionaries in this book
Abbrevaitions and Grammatical Notes

Thesaurus of Spanish Cognates
Thematically-ordered lists of 14,000 English-Spanish Cognates

The Wide World of Words

Everyday VocabularyDictionaries
Books and LibrariesJournalism
Literature

Pleasures and Pastimes


Entertainment
SportsGamesTelevison and VideoMovies PhotographyAmateur RadioPersonal ComputersTravel and Tourism

The Arts


Art and Aesthetics

Music

Dancing

Theater Performance

Visual Arts

Architecture

Knowledge, Faith, and the Paranormal


Philosphy

Religion

Magic

Daily Living


The City

Home Furnishings

Food and Nutrition

Beverages

Automobiles

Work

Keeping the Body Beautiful


Clothing

Cosmetics and Grooming

Gems and Jewelry

The Inner Self


Feelings and Emotins

Character Traits

Sense Impressions

Actions and Actors

Experiences
Forms of Address

Personal Names

Titles

Roles and Relationships

Society and Culture


Family

Education

Organizations and Meetings

Sociology

Anthropology

Affairs of State

Law

The military establishment

Politics and Government

Buying and Selling


Economics

Business

Money and Finance

Transportation


Aviation and Spance Travel

Boats and Ships

Land Transportation

Living Things Great and Small


plants

aniamals

biology

Medical Matters


The Human body

Medical practice

Physical Disorders

Drugs

Death

Age and Aging

Understanding Our Universe


Science and the Sciences

Mathematics

Physics

Chemistry

Meterology

Putting Science to Work


Technology

Agriculture

Communications

Electricity and Electionics

Textiles

Quantification


Measurment

Time

Size and Degree

Counting and Arrangement

All About Language


Liguistics

Phonology

Grammar

Writing

Using Language

Languages of the World

Our Planet and Its peoples
Geography

Place names: Physical

Place names: political

Common False Cognates


Dictionary of Spanish Roots


Guide to Spanish Suffies


Spanish Frequency Table


Alaphabetical Index