Summary: Drawn from the successful Basic Spanish Grammar, 6/e, and accompanying career manuals, TheBasic Spanish Series offer a flexible, concise prologue to Spanish grammar and communication. The series has been enhanced and updated to better address the needs of today's students, pre-professionals, and professionals who need a working knowledge of Spanish. The core text, Basic Spanish, provides the essential grammatical structures needed for communicating in Spanish. The si ...show morex worktexts, Basic Spanish for Getting Along, Basic Spanish for Business and Finance, Basic Spanish for Medical Personnel, Basic Spanish for Law Enforcement, Basic Spanish for Social Services, and Basic Spanish for Teachers, are communication worktexts that encourage students to use and practice the grammar learned in Basic Spanish. The worktexts present realistic situations a student will encounter in everyday life when needing to communicate in Spanish as well as a variety of authentic workplace situations likely to be encountered by professionals, with attention to specialized vocabulary of each profession, dialogue completions, role-plays, and realia-based activities.
The Basic Spanish Series offers flexibility for an array of academic, professional, and adult education settings. Basic Spanish can be used independently or with any combination of the six worktexts. Basic Spanish combined with Basic Spanish for Getting Along is ideal for an Introductory Conversation course, while combining the text with any of the career-specific worktexts serves students, pre-professionals, or professionals who need a working knowledge of the language in a short period of time. A comprehensive supplements package enhances the program and offers students and professionals helpful tools for developing their language skills outside of the classroom. ...show less