Spanish For Dummies

Spanish For Dummies
Author: Susana Wald,Cecie Kraynak
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 61
Release: 2011-02-02
ISBN: 047087855X
Category: Foreign Language Study
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Spanish For Dummies Book Excerpt:

Learn Latin American Spanish quickly and painlessly The job market for those who are bilingual is expanding rapidly. Businesses and government agencies are hiring translators; retailers and advertisers are concentrating more energy in targeting the Spanish-speaking ; and hospitals and agencies are seeking to overcome language barriers. Whether you’re a student studying Spanish, a traveler gearing up for a trip to a Spanish-speaking country and need to learn the basics, or a upwardly mobile looking to get ahead of the pack in your career by learning a second language, Spanish For Dummies, 2nd edition is your hands-on guide to quickly and painlessly learn Latin American Spanish that includes: Expanded coverage of grammar, verb conjugations, and pronunciations A refreshed and expanded mini-dictionary complete with even more essential vocabulary, exercises, and more A revamped and expanded bonus CD-ROM that includes real-life dialogue to aid in your learning Whether you’re looking to learn Spanish for use in the home, class, at the office, or on the go, Spanish For Dummies, 2nd edition has you covered!

Spanish All in One For Dummies

Spanish All in One For Dummies
Author: Consumer Dummies
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 704
Release: 2010-04-30
ISBN: 0470555270
Category: Foreign Language Study
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Spanish All in One For Dummies Book Excerpt:

Your comprehensive guide to speaking, reading, and writing in Spanish! Want to speak Spanish? Looking to improve your Spanish skills? Now you can start today with these minibooks, which give you the expert instruction you need to master Spanish basics and beyond. From numbers and vocabulary to common phrases, conversations, and much more, you'll see how to communicate effectively in Spanish and use it in real-life situations. The practical exercises will give you greater confidence — and the bonus CD helps you start speaking Spanish from day one! Warm up with the basics — handle greetings and small talk and review pronunciation rules, letters, numbers, and dates Speak in everyday settings — handle greetings and small talk, order food and purchase goods, talk on the phone, ask for directions, and deal with emergencies Grasp grammar essentials — learn to identify and use the various parts of speech while you conjugate verbs in the simple past, present, and future tense Stretch your skills — issue commands with the imperative mood, take action on object pronouns, talk about yourself with the reflexive, and wish and hope with the subjunctive Take Spanish to work — communicate with colleagues or customers at the office, tailor phrases to your line of work, and review example workplace scenarios for common professions Open the book and find: Basic and advanced Spanish grammar Pronunciation tips and vocabulary charts Verb conjugations for regular and irregular verbs Masculine and feminine nouns Tips for using adjectives, adverbs, and prepositional phrases Proper ways to ask questions The inside scoop on the key verb haber Key phrases for numerous work environments Spanish-to-English and English-to-Spanish dictionaries Bonus CD Includes Features dialogues by native Spanish speakers Allows you to hear Spanish as it's really spoken Please see the CD appendix for details and complete system requirements. Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

Spanish Essentials For Dummies

Spanish Essentials For Dummies
Author: Gail Stein,Mary Kraynak
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 124
Release: 2010-05-17
ISBN: 047063751X
Category: Foreign Language Study
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Spanish Essentials For Dummies Book Excerpt:

Your no-fuss guide the the essentials of Spanish! Learning a new language is a fun and challenging feat for students at every level. Perfect for those just starting out or returning to Spanish after time away, Spanish Essentials For Dummies focuses on core concepts taught (and tested on!) in a typical introductory Spanish course. From adjectives and adverbs to understanding tenses and asking questions, students will skip the suffering and score high marks at exam time with the help of Spanish Essentials For Dummies. This guide is also a perfect reference for parents who need to review critical Spanish concepts as they help students with homework assignments, as well as for adult learners headed back to the classroom who just want to be brush up on the core concepts. The Essentials For Dummies Series Dummies is proud to present our new series, The Essentials For Dummies. Now students who are prepping for exams, preparing to study new material, or who just need a refresher can have a concise, easy-to-understand review guide that covers an entire course by concentrating solely on the most important concepts. From algebra and chemistry to grammar and Spanish, our expert authors focus on the skills students most need to succeed in a subject.

Spanish Phrases For Dummies

Spanish Phrases For Dummies
Author: Susana Wald
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 216
Release: 2011-06-01
ISBN: 1118054296
Category: Foreign Language Study
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Spanish Phrases For Dummies Book Excerpt:

The fun and easy way to speak Spanish With Mexico the #1 international destination for Americans, over 14 million secondary school students enrolled in Spanish classes, and Spanish the primary language in many neighborhoods from L.A. to Miami, this should easily be the most popular title in our new phrase book series, following in the footsteps of Spanish For Dummies (0-7645-5194-9), which has sold more than 300,000 copies. Susana Wald is a writer, teacher, and translator.

Intermediate Spanish For Dummies

Intermediate Spanish For Dummies
Author: Gail Stein
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 339
Release: 2008-01-29
ISBN: 0470184736
Category: Foreign Language Study
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Intermediate Spanish For Dummies Book Excerpt:

Need to brush up on your Spanish? Intermediate Spanish For Dummies is your key to success in building your writing skills and bolstering your confidence. It gives you the straight talk and nitty-gritty detail that will see you successfully through any major or minor roadblocks to communicating in Spanish. This friendly, hands-on workbook is loaded with practical examples and useful exercises so you can practice how native speakers use the language. From vocabulary and numbers to juggling tenses, you’ll get a clear understanding of the nuances of Spanish style and usage that will have you writing like a native in no time. Plus, you’ll find multiple charts that provide conjugations for all types of Spanish verbs. You’ll get up to speed with Spanish grammar, master essential differences between Spanish and English language usage, and be able to communicate effectively when traveling or conducting business. Discover how to: Use fundamental Spanish grammar, from nouns, adjectives, and adverbs to pronouns, prepositions, and conjunctions Select and conjugate Spanish verbs correctly Understand the importance of grammatical gender in Spanish Avoid the most common writing mistakes Use numbers and express dates and times Name countries and nationalities in Spanish Expand your Spanish vocabulary exponentially Get comfortable with the subjunctive Combine verbs with confidence and competence Sharpen your Spanish-language skills the fun and easy way with Intermediate Spanish For Dummies.

Spanish For Dummies

Spanish For Dummies
Author: Pedro Vázquez Bermejo,Susana Wald
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 392
Release: 2010-05-14
ISBN: 0470664525
Category: Foreign Language Study
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Spanish For Dummies Book Excerpt:

Whether you want to take up Spanish from scratch or brush up on your existing skills, this practical, easy-to-follow guide is for you! Inside you'll find helpful lessons, cultural facts, handy references and much more, including a Spanish-English mini-dictionary and common verb lists. Learn how to use your skills in a variety of everyday contexts, and discover common expressions, important holidays and phrases that'll make you sound fluent. Complete with an audio CD that allows you to hear actual Spanish conversations by native Spanish speakers, Spanish For Dummies is your one-way ticket to speaking mainland Spanish with confidence. Spanish For Dummies includes: Part I: Getting Started Chapter 1: You Already Know a Little Spanish Chapter 2: The Nitty Gritty: Basic Spanish Grammar Part II: Spanish in Action Chapter 3: Hola! Hello! Greetings and Introductions Chapter 4: Getting to Know You: Making Small Talk Chapter 5: Dining Out and Going to Market Chapter 6: Shopping Made Easy Chapter 7: Going Out on the Town Chapter 8: Enjoying Yourself: Recreation Chapter 9: Talking on the Phone Chapter 10: At the Office and Around the House Part III: Spanish on the Go Chapter 11: Money, Money, Money Chapter 12: Dónde Está? (Where Is It?): Asking Directions Chapter 13: Checking into a Hotel Chapter 14: Getting Around: Planes, Trains, Taxis, and More Chapter 15: Planning a Trip Chapter 16: Help! Handling Emergencies Part IV: The Part of Tens Chapter 17: Ten Ways to Speak Spanish Quickly Chapter 18: Ten Favourite Spanish Expressions Chapter 19: Ten Holidays to Remember Chapter 20: Ten Phrases That Make You Sound Fluent in Spanish Part V: Appendixes Appendix A: Spanish-English Mini Dictionary Appendix B: Spanish Verbs Appendix C: On the CD Appendix D: Spanish Facts Note: CD files are available to download after purchasing the e-Book version

Spanish Grammar For Dummies

Spanish Grammar For Dummies
Author: Cecie Kraynak
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 384
Release: 2012-05-08
ISBN: 1118023803
Category: Foreign Language Study
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Spanish Grammar For Dummies Book Excerpt:

The tools you need to master Spanish grammar Spanish Grammar For Dummies is a logical extension and complement to the successful language learning books, Spanish For Dummies and 500 Spanish Verb For Dummies. In plain English, it teaches you the grammatical rules of the Spanish language, including parts of speech, sentence construction, pronouns, adjectives, punctuation, stress and verb tenses, and moods. Throughout the book, you get plenty of practice opportunities to help you on your goal of mastering Spanish grammar. Grasp the grammatical rules of Spanish Benefit from plenty of practice opportunities throughout the book Use the Spanish language confidently and correctly Whether you're a student studying Spanish or a professional looking to get ahead of the pack by learning a second language, Spanish Grammar For Dummies is your hands-on guide to quickly and painlessly master the written aspect of this popular language.

Learn Spanish for Beginners Dummies Idiots

Learn Spanish for Beginners  Dummies   Idiots
Author: Giovanni Rigters
Publsiher: Giovanni Rigters
Total Pages: 218
Release: 2021-08-26
ISBN: 9781087980485
Category: Foreign Language Study
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Learn Spanish for Beginners Dummies Idiots Book Excerpt:

Spanish is one of the most important and relevant languages in the world. There are plenty of non-native Spanish speakers learning how to speak Spanish because nobody can afford to be left behind in this ever-changing world. Learning Spanish is an important decision that will give you a great edge in life. However, it's easier said than done, as there are as many paths to learn Spanish as there are stars in the sky, and not every Spanish learning method is efficient or accurate for everyone. That's where this book comes in. This book isn't a "learn Spanish in seven days" scam that can be taken lightly and will only provide you with common phrases and when to use them. That approach only creates parrots unable to reproduce and understand the language. Instead, this book focuses on building the foundation needed to understand Spanish from the simple to the complex. If you want to learn how to speak Spanish properly and you want that knowledge to last for the rest of your life, this book is the right place to start.

SMART Board Interactive Whiteboard For Dummies

SMART Board Interactive Whiteboard For Dummies
Author: Radana Dvorak
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 360
Release: 2012-10-02
ISBN: 1118376684
Category: Computers
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

SMART Board Interactive Whiteboard For Dummies Book Excerpt:

The easy-to-use guide to SMART Board® interactive whiteboards SMART Board interactive whiteboards—which combine the functionality of a computer with the simplicity of a whiteboard—are rapidly becoming fixtures in classrooms, boardrooms, and lecture halls everywhere. While these high tech devices are transforming the ways we teach and learn, getting the most out of them can be down right intimidating. SMART Board® Interactive Whiteboard For Dummies is here to help, explaining everything users need to know to make the most of their technology. Covering topics including how to calibrate a SMART Board interactive whiteboard using a computer, navigating software options, creating interactive presentations and lesson plans, incorporating sound and animation, managing content, and using digital ink with the touch of a finger, the book is designed to get your interactive whiteboard up and running in no time. Introduces and explains SMART Board interactive whiteboards, computer-based white boards that are becoming widespread in classrooms and boardrooms around the world Covers essential topics ranging from setting up a SMART Board interactive whiteboards to managing content Provides the tools SMART Board interactive whiteboard users need to make the most of these new devices The go-to guide for anyone working with SMART Board interactive whiteboards, SMART® Board Interactive Whiteboard For Dummies is designed to make using the chalkboards of the twenty-first century a cinch.

Canon EOS Rebel T3i 600D For Dummies

Canon EOS Rebel T3i   600D For Dummies
Author: Julie Adair King
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 400
Release: 2011-05-12
ISBN: 9781118121573
Category: Computers
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Canon EOS Rebel T3i 600D For Dummies Book Excerpt:

A full-color guide to Canon's exciting new dSLR camera Whether it's your first dSLR, your first Canon camera, or simplya new tool for your photography, your Canon Rebel T3i/600D hascountless capabilities and you'll want to understand them all. Thisbook covers all the dials, menus, and controls, showing you how touse each one. It explains how to change and use various lenses andoffers advice on exposure, focus, printing, using flash, sharingphotos online, and much more, all with plenty of full-colorexamples to show what you can achieve. Canon's popular T3i/600D offers a vast array of options for thenew dSLR photographer; this book guides you through all thesettings, dials, and menus Explains how to use Live View mode and record, edit, and playback video Provides tips and advice on working with exposure, manipulatingfocus and color, switching from auto to manual controls, and usinglighting creatively Shows how to get photos from the camera to the computer, thenedit and manage them using different software packages Illustrated with full-color photos from the author, showingwhat you can achieve This fun and friendly book helps you to quickly and confidentlytake advantage of the many creative possibilities offered by yournew Canon camera.

Russian For Dummies

Russian For Dummies
Author: Andrew D. Kaufman,Serafima Gettys
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 57
Release: 2012-03-06
ISBN: 1118127692
Category: Foreign Language Study
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Russian For Dummies Book Excerpt:

The fast and easy way to learn to speak Russian With Russia in line to host the World Cup in 2018, the Winter Olympics in 2014, as well as a Formula 1 Grand Prix, interest in Russia is on the rise. Russian For Dummies is an excellent resource for students, tourists, and businesspeople looking for an introduction to this popular and complex language. This updated edition offers new and improved content, more useful exercises and practice opportunities, all new content devoted to the Cyrillic alphabet, and much more. A revamped, user-friendly organization A fully updated and expanded audio CD with real-life conversations by native speakers Expanded coverage of grammar, verb conjugations, and pronunciations A refreshed and expanded mini-dictionary complete with even more essential vocabulary Russian For Dummies provides basic instruction to those seeking to grasp the basics of conversational Russian. Students, travelers, and businesspeople with little or no language experience will gain a clearer understanding on how to communicate in Russian.

Wrestling For Dummies

Wrestling For Dummies
Author: Henry Cejudo
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 389
Release: 2012-04-24
ISBN: 1118117972
Category: Sports & Recreation
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Wrestling For Dummies Book Excerpt:

The fast and easy way to pin down the sport of wrestling Wrestling is a fast-paced sport with many technicalities, rules, and ways to score points—making it difficult for spectators to follow the score and understand whistles and restarts. In Wrestling For Dummies, author and 2008 Olympic Gold medalist Henry Cejudo explains the scoring system and unique rules of wrestling to new competitors, confused parents, and fans of this ancient and captivating sport. Wrestling For Dummies also explains the rich history of the sport and covers the six styles of competitive wrestling and their distinction from the modern entertainment-based "pro wrestling." Covers Greco-Roman and freestyle wrestling Plain-English explanations of wrestling rules Details the history of wrestling Whether you're just getting started as a wrestler or enjoy it as a spectator sport, Wresting For Dummies makes this sport accessible and easy to understand.

Lean For Dummies

Lean For Dummies
Author: Natalie J. Sayer,Bruce Williams
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 429
Release: 2012-03-26
ISBN: 1118117565
Category: Business & Economics
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Lean For Dummies Book Excerpt:

Take charge and engage your enterprise in a Lean transformation Have you thought about using Lean in your business or organization, but are not really sure how to implement it? Or perhaps you're already using Lean, but you need to get up to speed. Lean For Dummies shows you how to do more with less and create an enterprise that embraces change. In plain-English, this friendly guide explores the general overview of Lean, how flow and the value stream works, and the best ways to apply Lean to your enterprise. This revised edition includes the latest tools, advice, and information that can be used by everyone — from major corporations to small business, from non-profits and hospitals to manufacturers and service corporations. In addition, it takes a look at the successes and failures of earlier Lean pioneers — including Toyota, the inventors of Lean — and offer case studies and hands-on advice. The latest on the Six Sigma and Lean movements The role of technology and the expanding Lean toolbox Case studies enhance the material Lean For Dummies gives today's business owners and upper level management in companies of all sizes and in all industries, the tools and information they need to streamline process and operate more efficiently.

Portuguese For Dummies

Portuguese For Dummies
Author: Karen Keller
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 387
Release: 2013-02-11
ISBN: 1118399218
Category: Foreign Language Study
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Portuguese For Dummies Book Excerpt:

The fast and easy way to learn to speak Brazilian Portuguese Quick! What's the most widely spoken language in South America? That's right, Portuguese! And what's the fastest, easiest, most enjoyable way to learn Portuguese? Portuguese for Dummies, of course! This fun, friendly guide helps you start speaking Brazilian Portuguese immediately! Whether you're a student, a traveler, or you work in business or government, you'll love its practical lessons, cultural facts, and handy references—including a Portuguese-English mini-dictionary, lists of vital verbs, and more! Have everyday conversations in Portuguese Make sense of Portuguese grammar Use idioms and popular expressions Improve your pronunciation Grasp verb conjugations Get around in Portuguese-speaking countries Portuguese For Dummies comes complete with a CD loaded with real-life dialogues that help you understand and pronounce this lovely, lyrical language with ease. CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of the e-book file, but are available for download after purchase.

Codependency For Dummies

Codependency For Dummies
Author: Darlene Lancer
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 338
Release: 2012-04-06
ISBN: 1118236874
Category: Self-Help
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Codependency For Dummies Book Excerpt:

Codependency is much more widespread than originally thought. You don’t even have to be in a relationship. Codependents have trouble accepting themselves, so they hide who they are to be accepted by someone else. Codependency for Dummies is the most comprehensive book on the topic to date. It describes the history, symptoms, causes, and relationship dynamics of codependency and provides self-assessment questionnaires. The majority of the book is devoted to healing and lays out a clear plan for recovery with exercises, practical advice, and helpful daily reminders to help you know, honor, protect, and express yourself. It clarifies deep psychological dynamics that underlie codependency, yet is written in a conversational style that’s easily understandable by everyone. You will learn: How to raise your self-esteem The difference between care-giving and codependent care-taking The difference between healthy and dysfunctional families How to set boundaries How to separate responsibility for yourself and for others How to overcome guilt and resentment

Bridge For Dummies

Bridge For Dummies
Author: Eddie Kantar,Edwin B. Kantar
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 434
Release: 2012-05
ISBN: 111820574X
Category: Games & Activities
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bridge For Dummies Book Excerpt:

Introduces the rules of the game and offers tips on defensive techniques, bidding, trump and no trump play, and scoring, with real-life examples to illustrate the game's different facets.

WebKit For Dummies

WebKit For Dummies
Author: Chris Minnick
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 408
Release: 2012-02-21
ISBN: 111812720X
Category: Computers
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

WebKit For Dummies Book Excerpt:

Presents information on using WebKit to create web apps using HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript, discusses the difference between web apps and native apps, and offers design tips.

Signing For Dummies

Signing For Dummies
Author: Adan R. Penilla, II,Angela Lee Taylor
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 386
Release: 2012-05-09
ISBN: 1118237757
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Signing For Dummies Book Excerpt:

The fast and easy way to grasp this evolving and growing language American Sign Language (ASL) is something we've all seen deaf people use in restaurants, hospitals, airports, and at work. The communication is fascinating to watch; to see people sharing ideas by using handshapes and body language is remarkable in a world so defined by sound. This new edition of Signing For Dummies gives you a general understanding of the properties of Sign, as well as an understanding of deaf culture. Designed to act as an introduction or a refresher, the book focuses solely on ASL, which is the most commonly used sign language in the United States. Categorized by subject, this illustrated guide covers grammar and sentence structure, along with the tools to get you going in basic conversation by knowing how to introduce and greet people; ask questions and make small talk; order food and chat with salespeople; handle medical emergencies; talk on the phone; get around town for fun or business; and much more. Plus, it stresses how ASL isn't just about using your fingers, hands, and arms, but also about facial expression and body language. More than 25 percent new and revised content, including the latest technological advances for the deaf; contact signing, code mixing, code switching, interpreting as a profession, and regionalism in signing Packed with "Fun & Games" sections that invite you to practice specific signs Hundreds of illustrations throughout, plus a video CD featuring demonstrations by ASL signers showing actual conversations Signing For Dummies is the fast and fun way to get you moving your hands, body, and face to convey meaning that reaches beyond linguistic barriers.

German Essentials For Dummies

German Essentials For Dummies
Author: Wendy Foster,Paulina Christensen,Anne Fox
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 192
Release: 2012-04-25
ISBN: 1118240383
Category: Foreign Language Study
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

German Essentials For Dummies Book Excerpt:

The core concepts you need to write and speak German Learning a new language is a fun and challenging feat for students at every level. Perfect for those just starting out or returning to German after some time away, German Essentials For Dummies focuses on core concepts taught (and tested on!) in a typical introductory German course. From adjectives and adverbs to understanding tenses and asking questions, you'll skip the suffering and score high marks at exam time with the help of German Essentials For Dummies. Designed for students (and parents) who want the key concepts and a few examples—without the review, ramp-up, and anecdotal content—German Essentials For Dummies is a perfect solution for exam-cramming, homework help, and reference. Focuses on everything from grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciations to verb forms and tenses Perfect for a refresher or a quick reference Aids you in writing assignments, tests, and conversational German If you have some knowledge of German and want to polish your skills, German Essentials For Dummies focuses on just the core concepts you need to communicate effectively.

Raw Food For Dummies

Raw Food For Dummies
Author: Cherie Soria,Dan Ladermann
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 63
Release: 2012-12-10
ISBN: 0471770116
Category: Cooking
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Raw Food For Dummies Book Excerpt:

The easy way to transition to the raw food lifestyle Celebrities like Demi Moore, Sting, Madonna, and Woody Harrelson as well as experts in diet and nutrition have drawn attention to the newest trend in eating: raw foods. As the demand for raw foods increases, so does the demand for informative and supportive facts about this way of life. Raw Food For Dummies shares reasons for incorporating raw food into your diet and life, tips on how to do it, and includes nearly 100 recipes. Whether you're interested in incorporating raw foods into an existing meal plan, or transitioning to a raw foods-only diet, Raw Food For Dummies will help. Main areas of coverage include the benefits of eating raw foods, tips for avoiding undernourishment and hunger, information on transitioning to the raw food lifestyle (including where to buy and how to store raw foods), along with coverage of the popular methods of preparing meals, including sprouting, dehydrating, juicing, and greening. Features nearly 100 recipes covering breakfast, lunch, dinner, appetizers, and snacks Includes advice on transitioning to the raw food lifestyle Written by a veteran vegan chef and culinary arts teacher Raw Food For Dummies is for anyone interested in incorporating raw foods into an existing meal plan, as well as people interested in transitioning to a raw foods-only diet.