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Spanish Word Games For Dummies

ISBN: 978-0-470-59581-7
288 pages
December 2009
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The fun and easy way to learn Spanish-by playing games!

Do you want to learn how to speak Spanish? One major aspect of learning a new language is learning the vocabulary, but for many people, this involves memorization, which can be a difficult task. Now, Spanish Word Games For Dummies offers you a fun and painless alternative: games and puzzles designed to help you practice and remember your Spanish vocabulary.

This fun, practical guide features more than 100 word games and puzzles, including crosswords, word searches, cryptograms, and more-that range in difficulty from easy to challenging. As you play, you'll develop your Spanish vocabulary while you improve your language skills.

  • Spanish Word Games For Dummies provides you with challenging puzzles to build your Spanish vocabulary and enhance your skill set
  • Includes crosswords, word searches, cryptograms, and other word games
  • Works as a supplement to Spanish language courses and programs
  • It's portable enough to easily take to classes or on the road

Whether you're a proficient speaker looking to brush up on your vocabulary or a first-time Spanish speaker, this clever guide is the ideal way to have fun while you increase your skills!

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Table of Contents

Introduction.

Part I: Building Your Spanish Skills with Word Games.

Chapter 1: Mastering Spanish through Word Games and Puzzles.

Chapter 2: Taking the Puzzlement out of Puzzles.

Part II: The Puzzles.

Chapter 3: Everyday Words and Phrases.

Chapter 4: At Home.

Chapter 5: Village and Countryside.

Chapter 6: The Natural World.

Chapter 7: Travel.

Chapter 8: The Spanish World: Culture, Geography, and History.

Chapter 9: Tricky Stuff: Applications and Exceptions.

Part III: The Solutions.

Chapter 10: Solutions.

Part IV: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 11: Ten Challenger Puzzles.

Chapter 12: Ten Tools for Building Your Spanish Capabilities.

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Author Information

Adam Cohen is associate editor of Puzzler Brain Trainer magazine. He had his first crossword published at the age of fifteen.

Leslie Frates has been teaching Spanish for over thirty years. Currently a lecturer at California State University, she has been a game and puzzle aficionada since childhood.

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