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501 Spanish Verbs: Fully Conjugated in All the Tenses in a New Easy-To-Learn Format Alphabetically Arranged
Popular phrases, words, and expressions accompany the complete conjugation of common Spanish verbs.
Paperback, 674 pages
Published October 1st 1996 by Barron's Educational Series
(first published 1963)
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This is a must-have book if you ever want to advance your spanish language skills. It was well organized and the instructions and explanations were clear. Highly reccommend, especially for people currently studying spanish.
I have owned many editions of this book over the years in other languages besides Spanish as well and I will say that it is even better each time. This is a great reference book for anyone who is serious about learning the intricacies of verbs.
I used to think this book was stupid. If you could just learn the different groups/patterns, then you'd know how to conjugate thousands of verbs. BUT, now I know that being able to quickly look up a verb you're unsure about, and see ALL of the conjugations right there, spread out, is extremely helpful. Also, it really only has verbs you'll ever want to use (with some obscure irregular verbs as exceptions). There was only a handful of times it didn't have a verb I wanted. Looking through it for a ...more
Extremely helpful for translating irregular verbs! I don't know if I would have gotten by in my Spanish classes without this book. You can look up a verb and you get a whole page dedicated to all its forms. The beginning also covers the regular verbs in a way that is easy to reference.
“Essential 55 verb list Beginning students should pay careful attention to the 55 verbs in this list. We have chosen them because they are useful for learning essential conjugations, tricky spelling changes, and common usage. We have also highlighted certain pairs of verbs to help you understand the difference between a reflexive and a nonreflexive verb. If you study the verbs on this list, you will be able to conjugate just about any verb you come across and you will be able to express yourself in correct idiomatic Spanish. acabar ir/irse (Verb Pair) andar aprender leer caer/caerse (Verb Pair) llamar/llamarse (Verb Pair) cantar llevar comenzar mirar/mirarse (Verb Pair) comer comprar oír conducir pagar conocer pensar construir perder contar poder creer poner/ponerse (Verb Pair) dar deber quedarse decir querer dormir saber entrar salir escribir sentir/sentirse (Verb Pair) estar estudiar ser gustar (See Defective and Impersonal Verbs) tener tomar traer venir haber ver hablar vivir hacer volver”More quotes…