Is there another Spanish book we should be studing?
I'm basically just starting out. I'm on lesson 5. But it seems they keep wanting me to translate things without the knowledge or vocabulary to do so. Is there some place where I should go to learn more vocabulary?
That is an option to practise your vocabulary indeed, but you should not have to translate words that you don't know. Every time a new word shows up in your lessons, it should be marked yellow and the possible translations for this word should show up. If this is not the case, you can hover your mouse over it to read it's translations. You can use this trick with words that have appeared before as well. :)
Thanks for you answer Draoon1. However, unless I'm missing something the only vocabulary that is offered is the vocabulary I already learned in the lessons. The translations have many words that are not listed in the vocabulary. Perhaps there additional vocabulary somewhere that will help with the translations?
Mooninorbit: In the translation section, you can hover you mouse over any word and get a roll-out menu with possible translations. In context, you should be able to pick the suitable word. If you need some more help with vocabulary, I recommend the online dictionary wordreference: http://www.wordreference.com/