Destinies, a 26-tape set consisting of two half-hour episodes per tape, teaches speaking, listening, and comprehension skills in Spanish. This telenovela, or Spanish soap opera, immerses you in everyday situations with native speakers and introduces cultures, accents, and dialects of Mexico, Spain, Argentina, and Puerto Rico. Your understanding and appreciation of Spanish increases as you become absorbed in the mysterious and entertaining story. The vocabulary in lessons 3-4 includes: numbers (0-21), academic subjects, animals, days of the week, and telling time. The grammar lessons consist of: the verbs hay, estar, and ir; the present tense (regular verbs); subject pronouns; personal "a"; interrogatives; and adjectives.