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CliffsQuickReview Spanish I is meant to provide all the foundations of basic Spanish pronunciation, spelling, and sentence construction. Spanish grammar is systematically explained in its most simplistic way, so there's no need for any prerequisite before beginning this "review" of the equivalent of two years of high school Spanish. As you work your way through this review, you'll be ready to tackle such concepts as
Spelling and pronunciationNouns, articles, pronouns, and verbsBasic sentence structurePreterit and imperfect tenses, and prepositions and negatives
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