This is an introduction to commonly used Spanish words and phrases about animal friends, with more than 425 lively photographs. This unique first foreign language book has lots of bright photographs of children doing familiar activities in everyday situations with all kinds of animals. Key words on every page are highlighted and translated in vocabulary panels. Tips on pronunciation and a teaching guide provide essential back-up information for adults. Question-and-answer games and reward certificates build confidence and make learning Spanish fun. You can introduce your little one to Spanish from an early age in the same way that a Spanish child would be - by exposure to commonly used terms in an attractive picture book. The pages are simple and full of impact. Each one has a basic theme or storyline, with high-frequency words and phrases that together make up a solid foundation of Spanish literacy and comprehension. A dictionary, grammar guides, interactive questions, and reward certificates, all help to provide a brilliant head start for when your child begins formal lessons at school.
Jeanine Beck is English, but was brought up in Barcelona and Brussels. A linguist at heart, she speaks Spanish and French fluently, and has worked with Spanish publishers on books for children and adults.