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Upgrade Your Spanish

1st Edition

By Abigail Lee Six

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Upgrade your Spanish is the ideal guide for students wanting a better grade in their Spanish exams. It offers a thirty day revision programme that is guaranteed to improve your results. In the countdown to exams, students should simply spend between 30 minutes to an hour a day with this book, and see their mark go up a grade!This short revision guide focuses on three key strategies for improving your exam results: 1) Eliminating basic errors and slips of the pen; 2) Increasing and consolidating your vocabulary; 3) Moving on from school-book Spanish.

Table of Contents

Day 1 Agreements

Day 2 Describing people

Day 3 Upgrade your style: easy but elegant constructions using the subjunctive

Day 4 Accents for reasons other that stress rules

Day 5 Vocabulary: politics

current affairs

Day 6 Regular verb forms

Day 7 Vocabulary: the visual arts

Day 8 Accents for reasons of stress rules

Day 9 Vocabulary: literature

Day 10 Ser and estar

Day 11 Vocabulary: geography (including statistics)

Day 12 Constructions of time (desde hace etc.)

Day 13 Style: rhetorical signposts

Day 14 Vocabulary: history (including dates)

Day 15 Radical-changing verbs

Day 16 Vocabulary: music

Day 17 Verbs with unexpected dependent prepositions

Day 18 Vocabulary: cinema

Day 19 Patterns of irregularity in verbs

Day 20 Vocabulary: education

Day 21 Conditional sentences

Day 22 Vocabulary: health

Day 23 Style: dialogue and reported speech

Day 24 Spelling changes

Day 25 Vocabulary: science

Day 26 Imperatives

Day 27 Vocabulary: similes

Day 28 Assorted minor points

Day 29 Vocabulary: some useful set expressions for discursive writing

Day 30 Medley of mixed exercises.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
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FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / General
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LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / General