Introduction. Part I: Getting Started. Chapter 1: Spanish in a Nutshell. Chapter 2: Warming Up with Spanish Grammar Basics. Chapter 3: Getting Started with Basic Expressions. Chapter 4: Getting Your Numbers, Times, and Measurements Straight. Chapter 5: Speaking Spanish at Home. Part II: Spanish in Action. Chapter 6: Getting to Know You: Making Small Talk. Chapter 7: Asking for Directions. Chapter 8: Dining Out and Going to the Market. Chapter 9: Shopping Made Easy. Chapter 10: Going Out on the Town. Chapter 11: Taking Care of Business and Telecommunications. Chapter 12: Recreation and the Great Outdoors. Part III: Spanish on the Go. Chapter 13: Planning a Trip. Chapter 14: Dealing with Money in a Foreign Land. Chapter 15: Getting Around: Planes, Trains, Taxis, and More. Chapter 16: Finding a Place to Stay. Chapter 17: Handling Emergencies. Part IV: The Part of Tens. Chapter 18: Ten Ways to Pick Up Spanish Quickly. Chapter 19: Ten Things Never to Say in Spanish. Chapter 20: Ten or So Favorite Spanish Expressions. Chapter 21: Ten Phrases That Make You Sound Fluent in Spanish. Part V: Appendixes. Appendix A: Mini-Dictionary. Appendix B: Verb Tables. Appendix C: On the CD. Appendix D: Answer Keys. Index.
Berlitz(R) has taught languages to millions of people for more than 130 years. Susana Wald is a writer and literary translator in Hungarian, Spanish, English, and French, and she has taught abroad in Chile and Canada. Cecie Kraynak, MA, has taught and tutored Spanish at the junior high school and college levels for more than 25 years. She is the author of Spanish Verbs For Dummies.