Dos Mundos Comunicacion y Comunidad
Dos mundosmade its name as a pioneer in Beginning Spanish, and has maintained its spirit of innovation through many successful editions: today, it continues to be one of the best-selling beginning Spanish language textbooks in the nation. Based on More...
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Dos mundosmade its name as a pioneer in Beginning Spanish, and has maintained its spirit of innovation through many successful editions: today, it continues to be one of the best-selling beginning Spanish language textbooks in the nation. Based on the communicative approach,Dos mundosstresses the use of engaging activities in a natural and spontaneous classroom atmosphere. In this research-based approach to learning language, the development of communicative language skills is the central goal, with formal grammar presentation and practice at the service of communication.
Magdalena AndradeReceived her first B.A. in Spanish/French and a second B.A. in English from San Diego University. After teaching in the Calexico Unified School District Bilingual Program for several years, she taught elementary and intermediate Spanish at both San Diego State and the University of California, Irvine, where she also taught Spanish for Heritage Speakers and Humanities Core Courses. Upon receiving her Ph.D. from the University of California, Irvine, she continued to teach there for several years and also at California State University, Long Beach. Currently an instructor at Irvine Valley College, Professor Andrade has co-authored Mundos de fantasï¿½a: Fï¿½bulas, cuentos de hadas y leyendas and Cocina y comidas hispanas (McGraw-Hill).
Jeanne EgasseReceived her B.A. and M.A. in Spanish linguistics from the University of California, Irvine. She has taught foreign language methodology courses and supervised foreign language and ESL teachers in training for the Department of Education at the University of California, Irvine. Currently, she is an instructor of Spanish and coordinates the Spanish language Program at Irvine Valley College. In addition, Professor Egasse serves as a consultant for local schools and universities on implementing Natural aApproach in the language classroom. Professor Egasse is co-author of Cocina y comidas hispanas and Mundos de fantasia: Fabulas, cuentos de hadas y leyendas (McGraw-Hill).
Elï¿½as Miguel Muï¿½ozis a Cuban American poet and prose writer. He has a Ph.D. in Spanish from the University of California, Irvine, and he has taught language and literature at the university level. Dr. Muï¿½oz is the author of Viajes fantï¿½sticos, Ladrï¿½n de la mente, and Isla de luz, titles in the Storyteller's Series by McGraw-Hill. He has published five other novels, two books of literary criticsm, and two poetry collections. His creative work has been featured in numerous anthologies and sourcebooks, including Herencia: The Anthology of Hispanic Literature of the United States, The Encyclopedia of American Literature, and The Scribner Writers Series:Latino and Latina Writers.