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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more



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Title: Colloquial Spanish
Written By: Untza O. Alday
Description:

Colloquial Spanish CD-ROM is an exciting and easy-to-use multimedia language course. Routledge's acclaimed Colloquial Series provides accessible and authoritative courses in languages as they are used today. This CD-ROM dramatically expands on material from the Colloquial Series, incorporating all the benefits of multimedia learning to ensure you get the most out of this highly enjoyable language course. Ideal for beginners, this course will also appeal to those with a basic knowledge of the language, or who are seeking a refresher course. A range of everyday travel, business and leisure situations are covered in 14 lessons. The content of the lessons has been written by an experienced teacher of Spanish and the program created by an experienced multimedia designer. By the end of the course you will be able to communicate confidently and effectively in Spanish. You will also find this program simple and fun to use with even a very basic knowledge of Windows TM.

Publication Year: 1998
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
Subject Language(s): Spanish
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ISBN: 0415141958
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