Picking up where The Complete Idiot's Guide to Learning Spanish on Your Own leaves off, The Complete Idiot's Guide to Learning Intermediate Spanish gives expanded coverage of Spanish grammar and vocabulary as well as idiomatic usage, irregular verbs, and conversational elements. This intermediate edition provides everything from complex grammar and construction rules to translation and reading comprehension exercises, too. Designed for high school students and advanced professionals and learners, this title also covers cultural information about the Spanish language, its uses and applications to people today to help readers understand language particulars. In addition to Spanish verbs, quick lesson elements as well as tips for memorizing cases, endings and vocabulary, the title will also cover business and medical Spanish. With a focus on conversational Spanish and pronunciation, the advanced portion of the text will include reading passages, translation hints and tips as well as techniques for improving reading and speaking Spanish. Regional and country variations will also be included.