The perfect companion for tourists and business travelers in Spain and Latin America, this book offers fast, effective communication. Over 1,000 basic words, phrases, and sentences cover everything from asking directions to making reservations and ordering dinner.
Designed as a quick reference tool and an easy study guide, this inexpensive and easy-to-use book offers completely up-to-date terms for modern telecommunications, idioms, and slang. Its contents are arranged for quick access to phrases related to greetings, transportation, shopping, services, medical and emergency situations, and other common circumstances. A phonetic pronunciation guide accompanies each phrase.
Introduction A Note on Spanish Dialects Phonetic Transcription Spanish Pronunciation 1. Numbers 2. Colors 3. Meeting and Greeting 4. Basic Courtesy 5. How Do You Say ... ? 6. The Basics 7. Personal Portraits & Emotions 8. Date & Time 9. Celebrations 10. The Weather 11. Getting There 12. Getting Oriented 13. Getting Around 14. A Place To Stay 15. Eating & Drinking 16. Keeping In Touch 17. Religious Services 18. Culture & Entertainment 19. Money & Shopping 20. Rest & Relaxation 21. Computers & Internet 22. Business Travel 23. The Environment 24. Sports & Exercise 25. Health & Wellness 26. Car Trouble 27. Emergencies 28. Flirting 29. Family, Children & Pets 30. A Little Slang Spanish Grammar Primer English and Spanish Cognates Gender, Number and Agreement Possessive Adjectives Diminutives Pronouns Negativity Verb Conjugation Charts Verbs, Tenses, and Moods Basic Prepositions