• 101 Spanish Phrases You Won't Learn in School

  • The Key to Sounding like a Native Speaker: Idioms & Popular Phrases You Don't Learn from Textbooks
  • By: Oribis Language Center
  • Narrated by: Nicoll Laikola
  • Length: 2 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 06-20-18
  • Language: Spanish
  • Publisher: John Gutbrod
  • 5 out of 5 stars (25 ratings)

Regular price: $6.95

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101 Spanish Phrases You Won't Learn in School The Key to Sounding like a Native Speaker: Idioms & Popular Phrases You Don't Learn from Textbooks. Rapidly Increase Your Vocabulary (Beginner-Fluent)

So you've learned the basics in Spanish class. You know how to say, “¿Cómo estás?” or “¿Dónde está el baño?” or “¿Cuantos años tienes?” but how do you take it to the next level? 

Discover one of the most important, yet often one of the most overlooked, aspects of a language idioms and popular phrases in common use. Think about how in English so much of what we say is full of expressions and figures of speech and idioms. 

We say things like “dime a dozen”, or “beat around the bush”, “cutting corners”, “speak of the devil”, etc. Plus, there is so much slang and so many phrases in popular use especially with young people: “To have a crush on someone”, “I'm all set”, “I'm down for that”, etc. Plus there are so many slang words we use that have other meanings in popular use like “cool”, or “sick”, or “lame”, etc. This is the same if not even more common in the Spanish language.

If you want to be able to understand people and speak comfortably, you will find it almost impossible without a healthy knowledge of popular idioms, words, and phrases used by native Spanish speakers. This book will teach you 101 of the most popular Spanish idioms and phrases that take you far beyond the basics you may have learned in school.

You will learn: 

  • The English and Spanish version of the idiom/phrase
  • The explanation of how to use this idiom or phrase in common speech and when is an appropriate time to use it
  • Examples of casual dialogue in both Spanish and English to show you the context of how this phrase is used
  • You can practice repeating each phrase to help commit it to memory and work through the pronunciation

Unlock an entire new level of ability, and gain the street-knowledge and confidence to have real conversations in Spanish.

©2018 Orbis Language Center (P)2018 Orbis Language Center

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Brilliant guide!

It is so engaging, fully in spanish. Suites college/uni students. Not suitable for children due to adult themes. Highly recommended!

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One the best self-help books I've read

Everything is spoken in Spanish. Even the vocabulary sections describe new words with easy Spanish, the stories are simple but not too simple. The narration is pleasant unlike all the other 'Spanish stories' products I've listened to on Audible.

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This was a surprisingly helpful and practical Spanish-language audiobook. As it turned out, it was actually a little too advanced for me, but having to up my level a little bit actually helped me learn even more... almost like being immersed in the language because I had to keep pausing to look up the words.

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It is really thorough and excellent guide which builds upon the Spanish language in an easy to understand, and essential manner. The pdf supplements the learning experience and I felt the words stick in my mind after listening to this book.

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Uplifting approach

The stories and vocabulary are good. The Spanish explanations of the vocabulary is understandable and useful. The challenge is progressive from book to book.

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Very detailed book.

This was a very well written and thought out language book. The narrator was very easy to understand and follow. This book is great for students of the language who are a bit beyond the beginning phase and need a bit more to add to their education. I will definitely read/ listen from this author again.

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  • 07-18-18

Very easy to understand

There is a lot of vocabulary... more than I ever remember learning at once in school Spanish classes, but I think that a lot of vocabulary is necessary to get a real start in a language.

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Love this book. In a fairly concise format, and cheap too!, it clearly presents what you need to know to get started in the language.

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  • shifana
  • 07-18-18

Understandable!!

I'm really happy with the layout of this book, and how easy it is to teach from. I use it for my Spanish tutoring students. It's much simpler and easier to understand than the crazy frenetic high school and college textbooks I've seen lately.

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  • 07-18-18

A great guide book.

The book is very well explained and the information level is to the core!!!
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  • 07-18-18

A Good listen

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  • brittany
  • 07-17-18

Lots of good information

Very helpful so far but not if you are a beginner spanish speaker. They didn't advertise this as the intermediate book, instead it's marketed as the book to learn easy Spanish. Lucky for me I'm intermediate in Spanish but if I weren't this book wouldn't be helpful

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  • joseph
  • 07-17-18

Like this book.

Every phrase is spoken to you slowly and repeated multiple times along with it's appropriate English translation so that you can learn proper Spanish pronunciation!

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  • james
  • 07-17-18

Most lovely book..

This Book Learn Spanish Effortlessly in No Time: Spanish Phrases Edition: Learn Spanish Fast with Over of the Best and Most Common Spanish Phrases is really awesome book!!

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  • 07-17-18

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This book groups various subjects together and breaks things down in a simple manner and has made it easier for me to digest what I'm learning in class. I highly recommend.

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  • talithabenjamin
  • 07-17-18

Narration is very good.

There are others I like better but this is still a good book and I feel its good to have a variety of work books and for that reason I would buy this again..