The colours are lovely. However, the pots have some problems: they are tiny, so after one session, some are nearly finished; they are prone to fall over or topple if a paint brush is left in or a hand knocks it.
I took a 5 week intensive course in Buenos Aires. I tried to read this book before my trip, but only managed a few chapters. On my return, I wanted to revise what I had learned and this book proved to be very useful. The book contains dialogues, exercises, language points and readings. Language points explained pertinent grammar and idiosyncracies, with numerous examples. I liked the readings (short comprehensions), which generally occured at the end of the chapter. They do help you feel like you could read a real article/advert. The end of the book contains a grammar section and some vocab. My only gripe (thus only 4 stars) is the omission of el voseo. Vos is used instead of tu… Read more
I won't harp on about the film, because I think you can see from the other reviews; I would like to comment on the DVD release. I was disappointed with the lack of extras. I was most disappointed with the fact that the default language setup is the dubbed in English version of the film. Surely the point of DVDs is that you can add your preferred subtitles and if you are slightly strange, your preferred dubbing, should these differ from how the film was originally filmed and screened?!? So get used to having to reset the language and subs everytime, if you want them like the cinema release!