Books and Other Tools to Help You Learn Spanish
If you want to learn Spanish without taking classes, you can make a lot of progress on your own. There are
CD's and audio-books to aid you. There are plenty of books you can buy to help you learn Spanish more easily,
as well. Be sure to check out the home page of this site for a detailed review of Rocket
Spanish. Rocket Spanish is one of the most popular and effective Spanish speaking courses available
A nifty book to have as you learn Spanish is 1001 Most Useful Spanish Words (Beginners' Guide), by
Seymour Resnick. This book lists words by categories such as food, time, and family. The words are also
in a dictionary type listing alphabetically. The words are defined and used in a sentence. Popular
phrases using the words are given. It is helpful to anyone trying to learn Spanish.
Sticking with the numbers theme, there is another book you can get tremendous help from as you learn
Spanish. It is called 2000+ Essential Spanish Verbs: Learn the Forms, Master the Tenses, and Speak
Fluently, written by Living Language. This book makes it so easy to learn Spanish verbs; you'll
wonder why you ever thought it would be difficult. It covers conjugations, irregular forms, and teaches you
to form tenses. It has answers to many tricky questions on verbs.
If you're a busy sort, maybe you have free time in your car. Learn in Your Car Spanish Complete
Language Course is a tool to help you learn Spanish, written by Henry N. Raymond and Oscar M. Ramirez.
You just play the CD's in your car, or anywhere else you'd like to, and repeat after the speaker. The CD's
progress from the easiest to the most advanced. You will learn enough about basic Spanish dialogue to begin
to join in conversations with Spanish speaking people.
If you're a stickler for details, you might be interested in a book called Spanish Grammar for Independent
Learners, by Arie Vicente. This book covers everything you need to know about grammar. It has all
the information neatly arranged for easy access. As you try to learn Spanish, you will come across sentences
you just know you don't have right. This book has a system to troubleshoot your language and help you figure
out what you mean to say.
For a taste of Spanish literature, try First Spanish Reader: A Beginner's Dual Language Book, edited by
Angel Flores. You will find stories old and new within its pages. You can learn Spanish almost
effortlessly by reading these short stories and proverbs. The easiest ones are first, and more difficult verb
tenses are used later on. The stories are interesting and make it fun to learn Spanish.
The Language Heretic's Super Crash Course in Spanish Conversation and Culture: GET BY in Spanish in One to
Three Weeks is a unique book by L. Adams. It cuts through all the technical aspects of language learning
in short order. The focus of the book is simply to give you enough language skills to get you into
conversations so that you can learn Spanish from there. It never claims to make you a
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