Improve your spoken Spanish from home with 101 real-world conversations in intermediate Mexican Spanish.
Real Mexicans don't speak like your textbook… so it's no wonder you struggle with the slang and expressions of spoken Mexican Spanish! This book fixes that. For the first time, you'll learn to move beyond beginner level, and speak Spanish in the real world! With 101 authentic conversations in intermediate Mexican Spanish, and a brand-new story in this edition, you'll become confident in the words, phrases and expressions you need to communicate like a local.
101 Conversations in Mexican Spanish transports you into a real-world, brand-new story that unfolds between eight Mexican characters, told by the people themselves. Over 15,000 words of real Mexican Spanish, you'll immerse yourself in a gripping Mexican drama and get an education in natural Spanish in the process. Here's what you'll get:
101 conversations in intermediate Mexican Spanish, so you can learn the real Spanish spoken in the street, understand spoken Mexican slang with ease, and have local expressions roll off your tongue more fluentlyOver 15,000 words of dialogue - an unparalleled resource that will immerse you in Spanish, at a level you can understand. You'll learn real spoken Spanish without getting lost or overwhelmedReal, daily spoken Mexican Spanish throughout - it's as if we held up a microphone and recorded the exact words coming out of people's mouths - so you can learn the expressions that real people use on the street (not in textbooks). You'll sound more authentic when you speak and make Spanish-speaking friends more easily.Situational dialogues from typical daily circumstances, so you can prepare yourself to survive realistic Mexican Spanish encounters, in shops, cafés, and on the street, making meeting people second natureConversations that are carefully written to be accessible for intermediate learners (B1-B2 on the CEFR), so you can learn from real, spoken conversations, without having to go through the rollercoaster of difficult conversations with strangersEach conversation is limited to around 15 lines of dialogue (150 words), so you can get that crucial sense of achievement and motivation when you finish each conversation, and say "I actually understood all of that!"Word lists with English definitions in every chapter, so you can get instant translations of any difficult words. This means you can focus on enjoying the story rather than wasting time in a dictionary.Summaries of each conversation which contextualise each dialogue, so you can easily follow the plot and enjoy the story without getting lostCreated by Olly Richards, internationally-renowned language teacher and author, 101 Conversations in Mexican Spanish gives you an experience in real Spanish that you won't find anywhere else. You'll be better prepared for using Spanish in the real world, speak with more confidence, and take a giant leap towards fluency in Spanish!