Open Door to Spanish: A Conversation Course for Beginners, Level 1 (3rd Edition)
- Publish Date: 2003-07-18
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Margarita Madrigal
Margarita Madrigal's books have been used by thousands around the world. Former successful users applaud the Madrigal Method: its simplicity, its copious use of cognates, and its humor. The conversations, explanations, exercises, activities, and tapes in Open Door to Spanish teach readers to recognize the large number of words and expressions that are alike in English and in Spanish (cognates), strategies and rules for converting English words to Spanish, hints for identifying large numbers of new words in Spanish, formulas to help readers use Spanish verbs to describe events in the past, present, and future. The volume addresses conversational concerns related to el restaurante, lugares de interÃ©s, con los amigos, la vida en la ciudad, en el centro, el trabajo, en casa,Â¡vamos todas! Â¡vamos a coprar ropa! Â¡vamos a leer! Â¿lees el periodico? Â¿quÃ© venden? Â¿quÃ© tiene usted? Â¿te gusta la mÃºsica?, de visita en mÃ©xico, el aeropuerto, los pasatiempos, las vacaciones, and la vida diaria. For individuals interested in a simple, realistic approach to conversational Spanish.