Learning Spanish: Recommended References

A Listmania! list by Susan Wiebe Drake (Murray State University, Murray, KY)
The list author says: "Some references for learning Spanish. Resources for beginning and intermediate college-level Spanish (especially 200 and 300 level). First, you need a good dictionary that explains definitions and gives usage suggestions. Then, you need a verb guide and a grammar guide to help clear out problems. Next, there are some suggetions for extra practice and some fun things."
Larousse Concise Dictionary: Spanish-English / English-Spanish
1.  Larousse Concise Dictionary: Spanish-English / English-Spanish by Larousse
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  "A great dictionary that explains definitions and gives usage suggestions. This is my favorite."
$11.50   Used & New from: $2.00
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (60 customer reviews)

HarperCollins Spanish College Dictionary 5th Edition (Collins Language)
2.  HarperCollins Spanish College Dictionary 5th Edition (Collins Language) by Teresa Alvarez García
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  "Another good dictionary."
$18.60   Used & New from: $5.00
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)

Concise Oxford Spanish Dictionary
3.  Concise Oxford Spanish Dictionary by Carol Styles Carvajal
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  "Another good dictionary."
$23.40   Used & New from: $1.72
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

501 Spanish Verbs with CD-ROM and Audio CD (501 Verb Series)
4.  501 Spanish Verbs with CD-ROM and Audio CD (501 Verb Series) by Christopher Kendris
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  "A must-have! After you get your dictionary, get this!"
$9.93   Used & New from: $4.98
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (178 customer reviews)

Correct Your Spanish Blunders: How to Avoid 99% of the Common Mistakes Made by Learners of Spanish
5.  Correct Your Spanish Blunders: How to Avoid 99% of the Common Mistakes Made by Learners of Spanish by Jean Yates
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  "A nice grammar guide for students."
Used & New from: $0.01
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (28 customer reviews)

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1001 Pitfalls In Spanish, 4th Edition
6.  1001 Pitfalls In Spanish, 4th Edition by Holt & Dueber
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  "Good grammar reference. Updated edition."
$7.22
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

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Side-By-Side Spanish and English Grammar, 3rd Edition
7.  Side-By-Side Spanish and English Grammar, 3rd Edition by Edith R. Farrell
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  "Don't know what a direct object is in English? This guide compares Spanish and English grammar."
$10.66   Used & New from: $3.00
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Spanish Grammar Pack: A New Reference Grammar of Modern Spanish (Volume 1)
8.  Spanish Grammar Pack: A New Reference Grammar of Modern Spanish (Volume 1) by John Butt
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  "A heavy duty grammar reference for serious students."
$40.80   Used & New from: $27.91
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

Breaking Out of Beginner's Spanish
9.  Breaking Out of Beginner's Spanish by Joseph J. Keenan
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  "Tips to help you speak less like a "gringo""
$13.03   Used & New from: $4.58
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (221 customer reviews)

The Red-Hot Book of Spanish Slang: 5,000 Expressions to Spice Up Your Spainsh
10.  The Red-Hot Book of Spanish Slang: 5,000 Expressions to Spice Up Your Spainsh by Mary McVey Gill
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  "Learn some slang--even the bad words!"
$11.69   Used & New from: $2.63
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)

Spanish Verbs & Essentials of Grammar, 2E (Verbs and Essentials of Grammar Series)
11.  Spanish Verbs & Essentials of Grammar, 2E (Verbs and Essentials of Grammar Series) by Ina W. Ramboz
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  "More worksheets!"
$7.64   Used & New from: $0.55
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

Practice Makes Perfect Spanish Verb Tenses, Second Edition (Practice Makes Perfect Series)
12.  Practice Makes Perfect Spanish Verb Tenses, Second Edition (Practice Makes Perfect Series) by Dorothy Devney Richmond
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  "Yup, even more worksheets!"
$8.57   Used & New from: $3.95
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (129 customer reviews)

Practice Makes Perfect Spanish Pronouns and Prepositions, Second Edition (Practice Makes Perfect (McGraw-Hill))
13.  Practice Makes Perfect Spanish Pronouns and Prepositions, Second Edition (Practice Makes Perfect (McGraw-Hill)) by Dorothy Devney Richmond
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  "And still more!"
$10.27   Used & New from: $3.77
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (54 customer reviews)

Like Water for Chocolate
14.  Like Water for Chocolate DVD ~ Marco Leonardi
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  "Best movie ever!"
$6.10   Used & New from: $1.89
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (309 customer reviews)

Como agua para chocolate (Vintage Espanol) (Spanish Edition)
15.  Como agua para chocolate (Vintage Espanol) (Spanish Edition) by Laura Esquivel
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  "The novel in Spanish."
$12.45   Used & New from: $0.66
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (90 customer reviews)

Like Water for Chocolate: A Novel in Monthly Installments with Recipes, Romances, and Home Remedies
16.  Like Water for Chocolate: A Novel in Monthly Installments with Recipes, Romances, and Home Remedies by Laura Esquivel
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  "The novel in English."
$9.63   Used & New from: $0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (561 customer reviews)

Rebelde: La Serie Completa
17.  Rebelde: La Serie Completa DVD ~ Enrique Rocha
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  "Yo soy rebelde! Want to practice your listening skills? This is a fun telenovela about students at a boarding school and their adventures in forming the band RBD. Has English subtitles."
Used & New from: $55.99
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Guadalupe
18.  Guadalupe DVD ~ Jose Carlos Ruiz
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  "The Virgin of Guadalupe is the patron saint of Mexico."
$9.96   Used & New from: $5.95
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (38 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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