500 Spanish Verbs For Dummies, with CD
Verbs in Spanish can be conjugated in six different ways, depending on the speaker and audience. In addition, there are fifteen different tenses in which verbs are used, making a total of 80 different conjugations for each verb. This knowledge can make anyone's head spin — but fear not! Dummies has it covered.
500 Spanish Verbs For Dummies is the ultimate guide to learning and conjugating verbs in the Spanish language. Beginners to the language will find quick reference for verbs in the basic present tenses, and advanced speakers will learn the more complex tenses of verbs as well as memorize advanced verbs with irregular endings.
- 500 of the most commonly used Spanish verbs are presented alphabetically and numbered for easy reference
- An additional index of 1,500+ Spanish verbs with the English translation of the infinitive
- Includes a summary of basic Spanish grammar, including verb tenses and moods
- Accompanying CD features memorization drills and exercises
Complete with English translations, pronunciation guides, and examples of common verb use in everyday conversation, 500 Spanish Verbs For Dummies is an essential reference tool for any level of Spanish speaker.
Part I: An Introduction to Spanish Grammar and Verbs 7
Chapter 1: Putting Verbs into Action 9
Chapter 2: Forming and Using Simple and Complex Tenses 15
Chapter 3: Quick Tutorial on Pronunciation 25
Part II: 500 Verb Tables 29
Part III: The Part of Tens 531
Chapter 4: Ten Common Verbs for Traveling 533
Chapter 5: Ten Essential Verbs for Eating Out 537
Part IV: Verb Indexes 541
English-to-Spanish Index 543
Spanish-to-English Index 559