Want to brush up on your Spanish, but you’re traumatized by the memory of your grammar-obsessed high school teacher? Planning a trip to Mexico, Spain, or Argentina but don’t have the time, patience, or money for a 16-week course? Well, you're in luck. Spanish Without the Fuss will teach you the everyday Spanish spoken on the streets of Guadalajara, Madrid, and Buenos Aires–and you won't have to cram down long lists of verb conjugations. 

20 simple lessons do all the right things to help you learn fast: 

• Nontraditional teaching methods help you understand, speak, and soon think in Spanish without obsessing over details. 
• Funny, convincing dialogues let you speak naturally and stay motivated. 
• Practical, up-to-date vocabulary and slang keep you from sounding like a textbook. 
• Lifestyle, popular-culture, and history notes make you feel like an insider from the start. 
• Smart activities give you plenty of opportunity to practice. 
• A simple, straightforward approach to grammar teaches what’s really useful without nit-picking and technical jargon. 

Spanish Without the Fuss will fill your free moments with fun and do wonders for your Spanish in a matter of weeks! 

You’ll also find references for Spanish Internet sites, movies, and music; an extensive glossary; a grammar summary; and maps of Spain, Mexico, and Central and South America. Pues, ¡buena suerte y buen viaje! 

Practice for a flawless accent with the one-hour audio CD–contains dialogues, spoken by native speakers!

Spanish Without the Fuss