Correct Your Spanish Blunders: How to Avoid 99% of the Common Mistakes Made by Learners of Spanish
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Correct Your Spanish Blunders: How to Avoid 99% of the Common Mistakes Made by Learners of Spanish

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A witty, fast-paced guide to eliminating Spanish bloopers for beginners

Mixing genders, inverting subjects and objects, and trusting "falsos amigos "(a.k.a., false cognates) are just a few of the blunders English-speaking Spanish-language learners commonly make. In "Correct Your Spanish Blunders," veteran Spanish teacher Jean Yates identifies these and other common trouble...more
Paperback, 368 pages
Published November 4th 2004 by McGraw-Hill
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Amy
This was a daunting cover-to-cover read, and as such, I went through it in small bites so that I could have some hope of remembering what's in it.

The book is arranged by parts of speech, verb tenses, phrases, vocabulary, and common idioms. The caveat is that one Spanish-speaking country's blunder is another's correct usage, so it's always best to listen to native speakers, but in general, this book offers excellent and thorough guidance on how to avoid most grammatical and word choice errors as...more
Blue Caeruleus
This book was incredibly helpful to me when I was trying to learn Spanish. I will continue to review this and use it as a reference for as long as am still attempting to learn the language.
Jimmie
Great tips, but I'll never remember all of them.
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