Spanish Language & Culture

This guide will provide basic and intermediate-level students of Spanish with resources that will help them to improve their Spanish speaking, writing, and comprehension skills.
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Books in the Thomas Nelson Library

Spanish grammar, pronunciation, and conversation guides

Suggested call number ranges: PC4001-PC4977

Links to the TNCC library catalog:
Spanish language
Spanish language grammar
Spanish language verbs

 Spanish dictionaries

Suggested call number ranges: PC4640-PC4669

Links to the TNCC library catalog: Spanish Dictionaries

Want an online Spanish translation dictionary instead? See the "websites" section further down this page.

 Fiction and non-fiction in Spanish written at a basic level

Suggested call number ranges: PC4117 (basic-intermediate readers)

Links to the TNCC library catalog:
Leer en Espanol - Spanish language short novels and stories issues as a series of Spanish language readers.
Peanuts - Spanish translations of Peanuts cartoon books.
Graded Spanish readers: Books one through five
All books tagged with the subject "Spanish language readers"


Transparent Language

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