Manual de gramática y ortografía para hispanos was designed specifically for those students who speak Spanish at home and therefore have some proficiency in speaking the language but who, at the same time, have not yet mastered all aspects of grammar and the written language. Manual de gramática y ortografía para hispanos covers the common core of first-year material, but is geared to native speakers.  It focuses primarily on grammar and spelling while emphasizing speaking, reading and writing in Spanish.