ERIC Number: ED371562
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Living in Spain. A Brief Introduction or Review of the Culture and Language of Spain for Visitors, Students, and Business Travelers. First Edition.
Fantini, Alvino E.; Enriquez A., Cristina
The guide offers practical information on various aspects of daily living, including: money; banks; food; restaurants; hotels; tipping; postal and telecommunications services; transportation; shopping; health and medical care; safety and security; electricity; measurement and clothing size conversions; greetings and leave-takings; titles and forms of address; conversational topics; friendship; invitations; personal space and privacy; time; silence and noise; family life; eating customs and meals; manners and dress; leisure and sports; and festivals and celebrations. Suggestions for appropriate behavior and expectations are offered. It also includes basic information about Spain: a historical sketch; a map; facts about major cities; geography; government; economy; education; religion; and arts and crafts. A final chapter addresses use of the Spanish language, and includes a pronunciation guide, basic grammar facts, some useful expressions, and some typically Spanish expressions. A brief bibliography lists additional books about Spain. (MSE)
Descriptors: Daily Living Skills, Family Life, Foreign Countries, Geography, Grammar, Information Sources, Interpersonal Communication, Language Role, Leisure Time, Pronunciation, Recreational Activities, Second Languages, Sociocultural Patterns, Time, Travel
Pro Lingua Associates, 15 Elm St., Brattleboro, VT 05301 ($4.50; large quantity discounts).
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students; Community
Authoring Institution: Experiment in International Living, Brattleboro, VT.
Identifiers - Location: Spain