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Vocabulary builder+ Spanish

Author: Rose Lee Hayden
Publisher: [S.l.] : Hodder Education, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : CD for computer   Computer File : SpanishView all editions and formats
"In this ... audio course, Michel Thomas Method teacher Rose Lee Hayden introduces over 1,000 new words, verbs and everyday phrases through essential language building blocks which allow you to increase your vocabulary in manageable, enjoyable steps by thinking out answers for yourself"--Back of container.

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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Interactive multimedia
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rose Lee Hayden
ISBN: 9781444197624 1444197622
OCLC Number: 834435260
Notes: "Updated and revised."
"Intermediate and advanced."
Description: 1 audio disc : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.) + booklet (29 pages ; 18 cm)
Contents: Introduction: How this course came about, what it does and does not include, how it works, and how it is both faithful to and expands upon the Michel Thomas Language Courses COURSE SEGMENT 1: WHAT YOU ALREADY KNOW 1. Introduction; "-ible" to "-ible" > possible - posible (one stingy "s"); horrible - horrible; etc. 2. "-able" to "able" > probable - probable; acceptable - aceptable; etc. 3. "-AR" verbs to "-able" Remove the "-AR" and add "-able" > dudar (to doubt) to dudable (doubtful); soportar (to bear) to soportable (bearable); tolerar (to tolerate) to tolerable; etc. 4. Add "in" to make a negative word > evitable (avoidable) to inevitable (inevitable; unavoidable); tolerable to intolerable; etc. Diminutive "-ito" > hijo (son) to hijito (affectionate, little boy); > Juan to Juanito (nickname). > besar (to kiss) to besable (kissable) 5. " -ER verbs to "ible" > creer (to believe) to creible (believable); vender (to sell) to vendible (sellable); etc. " - IR verbs to "-ible" > definir (to define) to definible (definable) "-ible" to "-ible" > flexible to flexible; compatible to compatible; etc. 6. " - ant" to "-ante" > important to importante; restaurant to restaurante; etc. "-AR" verbs to "-ante" >participar (to participate) to participante (participant); alarmar (to alarm) to alarmante (alarming); etc. 7. "-ent to "-ente" > different to diferente (one stingy "f"); evident to evidente; incompetent to incompetente; etc. 8. "-tion" to "-cion" > condition to condicion; attention to atencion; formation to formacion; etc. 9. "-sion" to "-sion" > impression to impresion (one stingy "s"); decision to decision; mission to mision (one stingy "s"); etc. 10. "ence" to "encia" > influence to influencia; difference to diferencia (one stingy "f"); preference to preferencia; etc. 11. Words that look feminine but are masculine > the problem to el problema; the map to el mapa; the climate to el clima; etc. "-ance" to "-ancia" > importance to importancia; elegance to elegancia; intolerance to intolerancia; etc. 12. "-ly" to "-mente" automatically to automaticamente; naturally to naturalmente; personally to personalmente; etc. Use "realmente" for actually. 13. "-ary" to "-ario" > vocabulary to vocabulario; necessary to necesario (one stingy "s"); contrary to contrario; etc. 14. "-ive" to "-ivo" > exclusive to exclusivo; positive to positivo; constructive to constructivo; etc. 15. "-ute" to "-uto" >absolute to absoluto; substitute to substituto; institute to instituto; etc. "-ous" to "-oso" > famous to famoso; etc. 16. "-ical" to "-ico" > practical to pratico; basic to basico; magic to "magico"; etc. Require an accent over stressed syllable. 17. "-ent" to "-ento" > talent to talento; moment to momento; "-t" or "-it" to "-to" > honest to honesto; Robert to Roberto; credit to credito; etc. "-ic" to "-ico" > dramatic to dramatico; automatic to automatico; ironic to ironico; etc. Require an accent over the stressed syllable. 18. "-ure" to "-ura" - temperature to temperatura; literature to literatura; culture to cultura; etc. 19. "-tude" to "-tud" > aptitude to aptitud; altitude to altitud; gratitude to gratitude; etc. 20. "-ity" to "-dad" > possibility to posibilidad (one stingy "s"); humanity to humanidad; infinity to infinidad; etc. 21. "-ist" to "-ista" > artist to artista; dentist to dentista; optimist to optimista; etc. 22. "-y" to "ia" > irony to ironia; astronomy to astronomia; philosophy to filosofia (phonetic ph - f); etc. Require an accent over the stressed syllable. 23. "-in" or "-ine" to "-ina" > aspirin to aspirina; discipline to disciplina; gasoline to gasolina; etc. "-ice" to "ina" > office to oficina (one stingy "f") 24. "-id" to "-ido" > solid to solido; valid to valido; timid to timido; etc. Require an accent over the stressed syllable. 25. "-ism" to "-ismo" > organism to organismo; capitalism to capitalismo; heroism to heroismo; etc. " -ure" to "-uro" > future to futuro. COURSE SEGMENT 2: MORE STRUCTURE: MORE VERBS AND HOW TO USE THEM 1. "-AR" "Good Guy" Regular Verbs >evitar (to avoid); tentar (to tempt); usar (to use); inventar (to invent); mencionar (to mention); formar (to form); gastar (to spend) Using "gustarse" - "It is pleasing..." "It pleases me, you, us, them..." Using "deberia" to express "should" More "-AR" "Good Guys" > gritar (to shout); ganar (to earn; to win) Wing tense endings: "-AR" Track and The Other Track aba; abas, aba; abamos, aban ia, ias, ia, iamos, ian 2. Inventing "-AR" Verbs Using "-tion" Words in English. Just remove the "tion" and add an "r". > invitation to invitar (to invite); justification to justificar (to justify); etc. More "-AR" "Good Guys" olvidarse (to forget); cenar (to dine); imaginar (to imagine); admirar (to admire); instalar (to install); adorar (to adore); considerar (to consider); acusar (to accuse); inspirar (to inspire); clasificar (to classify); estudiar (to study); consolar (to 3. More "-AR" "Good Guys" > negociar (to negotiate) Using "si fuera" for "If I were..." plus the conditional tense (-ria; rias; riamos; rian) > Si fuera mas joven, compraria un apartamento en Mallorca. (If I were younger, I would buy an apartment in Mallorca.) When "would" refers to the past. > Cuando era un hombre rico, compraba un coche nuevo todos los anos. (When I was a rich man, I WOULD buy a new car every year.) 4. More "-AR" "Good Guys" > limpiar (to clean); llamar (to phone; to call); gastar (to spend); mirarse (to look at); prestar (to lend); besar (to kiss) In Spanish, you spell it like it sounds. > tocar (to touch) in command tense, "toque", etc. > atacar (to attack) in command tense, "ataque", etc. 5. "Good Guys" from the Other Track: "-ER" and "-IR" beber (to drink); aprender (to learn); comprender (to understand); entender (to understand); responder (to respond; to answer); escribir (to write) 6. Reflexive Verbs - When the Subject and Object are the Same: Think "...self" > esconderse (to hide oneself); despertarse (to wake up; to wake oneself up); sentarse (to sit down; to sit oneself down); levantarse (to get up or stand up; to get oneself up) lavarse (to wash oneself); casarse (to get married); vestirse (to get dress The Impersonal "One" > Se come bien aqui. (One eats well here.) The Passive Voice: When the Subject is Acted Upon > El museo se abre todos los dias. (The museum is opened every day.) 7. More practice with "-ER" verbs and reflexives. > prometer (to promise); poder (to be able to); responder (to respond; to answer); caber (to fit into); llover (to rain); ofrecer (to offer); > protegerse (to protect oneself); defenderse (to defend oneself) 8. More "-ER" Verbs > deber (should, ought to); vender (to sell) "GO GO to GA GA" Verb > valer (to be worth); valer la pena (to be worth it) Ex. valgo to valga in command tense. Using "sino" to express "but rather" No soy rico sino pobre. (I am not rich, but rather poor.) 9. More "-ER" Verbs > temer (to fear); toser to cough); creer (to believe); crecer (to grow); reconocer (to recognize); meter (to place or put) 10. Some "-IR" Verbs > admitir (to admit); insistir en (insist on); invadir (to invade); omitir (to omit); decidir (to decide); sufrir (to suffer); recibir (to receive); cubrir (to cover) describir (to describe); abrir (to open); huir (to flee); permitir (to permit); prohi 11. Some more "-IR" Verbs In Spanish you spell it like it sounds. > destruir (to destroy) I destroy = destruyo; command tense = destruya; construir (to construct) I construct = contruyo; command tense = construya; incluir (to include) I conclude = concluyo; command tense = concluya. 12. Some more "-IR" Verbs "Cuzco" Verb: traducir (to t
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