Written on: 16/03/2010
I'm very eager to learn and speak the Spanish language, my friend bought this book for me, and now I can say that this book is very helpful and the technique on how the author approach the reader is definitely effective.
Emma B. (Philippines) (read more)
Written on: 30/04/2009
Margarita Madrigal, Madrigals Magic Key to Spanish is very creative and insightful (read more)
Written on: 30/04/2008
I love this book! I have had it for years and even bought a second copy! Best book for teaching yourself Spanish! It explains things in simple and easy to understand terms. It is still THE book that I go to for review! Really no bad points, except that new words that are popular now will not be covered it it. (read more)
Written on: 20/07/2004 by Josh of Seattle (1 review written)
Margarita Madrigal, Madrigal's Magic Key to Spanish - Here's the first paragraph from Chapter 3. "Ordinarily, the present tense is taught first because it comes first in the order of the language. But I feel that the past tense will be more useful to you...You will be able to tell what you did and saw and how it impressed you. 'I did' this or that is the beginning of a story, whereas 'I do' thus and such is apt to stop you cold. 'I eat a lot' can only be followed by a few unpleasant remarks,... (read more)
Written on: 05/07/2004 by Leogirard (1 review written)
Margarita Madrigal, Madrigal's Magic Key to Spanish - 1. Lightening Vocab building through cognates
2. Ease into verbs via attacking pret rito (simple past) first. It is more useful than the "baby talk" present tense and has fewer irregularities.
3. Vocab & structures chosen are useful, practical, necessary items.
4. Self-testing measures progress as well as motivate.
5. A classic!!! (read more)
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