501 Spanish Verbs by
Call Number: Language Learning 468 K
Publication Date: 2007-01-01
The World's Best Selling Verb Book-- and with good reason! Fluency in Spanish starts with knowledge of verbs--and Barron's 501 Spanish Verbs shows students and travelers exactly how to use the 501 most common and useful Spanish verbs in all 16 tenses and moods. Each verb is alphabetically listed in easy-to-follow chart form, one verb per page with its English translation. Important added features include-- Formation and usage of Spanish verb tenses and moods summarized as they relate to their English equivalents The 55 most essential Spanish verbs specially highlighted and supplemented with sample sentences and related words and expressions Progressive forms of Spanish verbs Formation of present and past participles Passive and active voice formations Principal parts of important Spanish verbs Sentences demonstrating Spanish verb usage in all tenses with English translations 26 sets of exercises in Spanish verb usage with answers explained Two-color type for ease of reference A-to-Z page edges marked in second color for quick reference to verbs Plus enlightening appendixes that cover-- Defective and impersonal verbs A guide to Spanish pronunciation Verbs used in weather expressions Verbs with prepositions An index of common irregular Spanish verb forms English-Spanish verb index List of more than 2,100 Spanish verbs! Every verb on the list is related to a model verb that's conjugated in the same way. Enclosed with each book is a brand-new CD-ROM filled with-- Sentence completion exercises Dialogue exercises Word Completion exercises Word Puzzles Matching Spanish and English phrases Unlike software enclosed with verb books from other publishers, Barron's CD-ROM concentrates exclusively on teaching verb usage that applies to reading, writing, and speaking in Spanish. The instructive and fun-to-do exercises and puzzles come with an audio option that demonstrates correct Spanish pronunciation. Barron's CD-ROM is also more adaptable than the others because you can download it on any PC® or Mac®. 501 Spanish Verbs plus CD-ROM--a great language learning program! It's an invaluable classroom supplement for students and teachers, a self-teaching guide for international travelers, and a handy reference volume for translators. Students quickly discover that learning Spanish becomes easier with this book/CD-ROM combination because it teaches verbs and verb usage systematically. In addition to the 501 verb tables, the authors have provided a wealth of additional features that will help students develop a truly comprehensive command of Spanish for speaking, reading, writing, and listening comprehension. There's a reason other publishers imitate 501 Spanish Verbs. After almost 50 years on the market, Barron's verb books are still the best! Choose the original!