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ERIC Number: ED371562
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Pages: 60
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-86647-058-1
ISSN: 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)
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
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Experiment in International Living, Brattleboro, VT.
Identifiers - Location: Spain