Trato Hecho!: Spanish for Real Life
Trato hecho! is a " hands-on", modular beginning to Spanish which stresses the features of Spanish needed for everyday communication and applies them ... Show synopsis Trato hecho! is a " hands-on", modular beginning to Spanish which stresses the features of Spanish needed for everyday communication and applies them immediately to realistic settings around the world. Trato hecho! builds proficiency in and appreciation for the Spanish language, develops readers understanding of Hispanic cultures and their growing importance in the world and provides contexts that reinforce the usefulness of Spanish in today's economy, particularly in North America. The modular structure allows readers to test their abilities and apply new material in one module before continuing to the next. The book uses classroom, home, bank, hospital, restaurant, airport, shopping and leisure activity settings to bring the reader into direct contact with Spanish as it is used in everyday living lending itself to immediate " real world usage" . Fun, interactive exercises and activities based on real world scenarios disguise boring drills and structured and mechanical practice in natural, fun activities based on real world situations. Useful integration of photos and illustrations provide instant visual cues for learning and remembering material. Basic vocabulary and grammar from the United States and Spanish-speaking countries. Legal assistants, medical personnel and administrators, travel agents or anyone who comes in contact with or needs to learn Spanish for their job.