So You Really Want to Learn Spanish by Mike Bolger


So You Really Want to Learn Spanish by Mike Bolger

This is the first of a three-part Spanish course for beginners. Whilst giving full attention to the four key skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking, particular emphasis is placed on grammar, which is introduced in a light-hearted yet rigorous way. Please note that the Audio CD is not included with this textbook and must be purchased separately. - Provides a strong basis of knowledge for Spanish beginners with particular emphasis on understanding grammar and sentence construction - Spanish to English and English to Spanish vocabularies are featured at the back of the book for easy reference - An Audio CD and Teacher's Book which contains answers to all the exercises and transcripts to selected exercises are also available to purchase separately to accompany the book


I would encourage any parent or teacher to invest in the Galore Park range; the books are fun, clear and easy to use for children and adults alike - I'm using the Spanish book on a daily basis myself! Dr Hilary Jones A very well laid-out coursebook. A mixture of the traditional and the innovative: the author has managed to answer the needs of many teachers of Spanish: how to keep the whole ability range involved whilst building on a solid base of structures. Tony Woolstone, Chair of Examiners with a major examining board I really like the book; the balance, the presentation, the explanations (clear and forthright, not patronising the learner), the readiness to move away from the conventions which limit many current text books. There is a large amount of interesting and useful material, clearly presented. Peter Such, Sherborne School I warmly recommend this book as an introduction to the Spanish language and culture. It is exciting, challenging and functional. Cinta Romero, Bethany School

About the Author

Mike Bolger is a Spanish teacher at Oundle School in Northamptonshire and is the Principal Moderator and a Principal Examiner for A-level Spanish for one of the three major examining boards.

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192 pages


Mike Bolger
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Publication date

1st August 2003



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