Do you know Spanish already and want to go a stage further? If you're planning a visit to Spain, need to brush up your Spanish for work, or are simply doing a course, Colloquial Spanish 2 is the ideal way to refresh your knowledge of the language and to extend your skills.
Colloquial Spanish 2 is designed to help those involved in self-study. Structured to give you the opportunity to listen to and read lots of modern, everyday Spanish, it has also been developed to work systematically on reinforcing and extending your grasp of Spanish grammar and vocabulary.
Key features of Colloquial Spanish 2 include:
Revision material to help consolidate and build up your basics
A wide range of contemporary authentic documents, both written and audio
Lots of spoken and written exercises in each unit
Highlighted key structures and phrases, a grammar reference and detailed answer keys
A broad range of everyday situations, focusing on mainland Spain.
Audio material to accompany the course is available to download free in MP3 format from www.routledge.com/cw/colloquials. Recorded by native speakers, the audio material features the dialogues and texts from the book and will help develop your listening and pronunciation skills.
Contents Introduction Unit 1: El Pais Vasco The Basque Country Unit 2: Viajando Travelling Unit 3: Carnavales y fiestas Festivals and feast days Unit 4: Alojamiento Accommodation Unit 5: Trabajando en Espana Working in Spain Unit 6: El futbol Football Unit 7: La Salud Health Unit 8: La Educacion Education Unit 9: La Immigracion en Espana Immigration in Spain Unit 10: El trabajo y la banca Employment and banking Unit 11: El medio ambiente The environment Unit 12: La politica/ La economia Politics/ economics Unit 13: La cultura y las artes The arts Unit 14: Las quejas Complaints Key to exercises Gramatica