Spanish for Law Enforecement

ISBN-10: 0495902535
ISBN-13: 9780495902539
Edition: 2nd 2011
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List price: $124.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Cengage Heinle
Publication date: 1/27/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

Ana C. Jarvis, a native of Paraguay, was born in Asunci�n and attended school in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She received her Ph.D. in Spanish from the University of California, Riverside, in 1973. Currently an instructor of Spanish at Chandler-Gilbert Community College in Chandler, Arizona, Dr. Jarvis has taught at Mesa Community College; the University of California, Riverside; San Bernardino Valley College; Brigham Young University; and Riverside City College. In addition to authoring numerous Spanish textbooks, she has published several short stories in Spanish and is currently at work on a novel. She has been honored as "Faculty Member of the Year" at Chandler-Gilbert Community College.

Raquel Lebredo was born in Camag�ey, Cuba. She attended school in Havana and later enrolled at the University of Havana, where she received a Ph.D. in Education in 1950. After living in Spain for a period of time, she moved in 1968 to the United States. Dr. Lebredo was awarded a Ph.D. in Spanish from the University of California, Riverside, in 1973. Since then she has taught Spanish at Claremont Graduate School, Crafton Hills College, the University of Redlands, and California Baptist College, and has authored several Spanish textbooks. She was honored as "Faculty Member of the Year" by the student body at California Baptist College, and in 1991 she received a YWCA "Women of Achievement" award.

Francisco Mena-Ayll�n, a native of Madrid, Spain, received his Ph.D. in Spanish from the University of California, Riverside in 1973. He has taught Spanish language and literature courses at the University of California, Riverside; Oberlin College; California State University; Chico State; the University of Redlands; and Crafton Hills College. In addition to authoring numerous Spanish textbooks in the United States, he has written a book about Federico Garc�a Lorca and published several volumes of his own poetry in Spain, Latin America, and the United States. His work has also been included in several anthologies of contemporary Spanish poets, and he is listed in Qui�n es qui�n en las letras espa�olas, 1978 (Who's Who in Spanish Letters), as an important contributor to contemporary Spanish literature.

Lecci?n preliminary
Conversaciones breves (Brief conversations)
Structures from Basic Spanish Grammar
Greetings and farewells
The alphabet
Gender and number
The definite and indefinite articles
The present indicative of ser
Cardinal numbers 0-39 Communication: Greetings, farewells, and introductions in personal and telephone interaction with other people
En una estaci?n de polic?a
Structures from Basic Spanish Grammar
Subject pronouns
The present indicative of regular -ar verbs
Interrogative and negative sentences
Possession with de
Cardinal numbers 40-299 and 300-1,000
Forms and position of adjectives
Telling time Communication: On the phone - giving and receiving simple information, reporting an accident or a robbery
Con un agente hispano, en una calle de la ciudad
Structures from Basic Spanish Grammar
The present indicative of regular -er and -ir verbs
Possession with de
Possessive adjectives
Communication: Police work in the streets: asking for and giving directions, enforcing the use of a helmet, dealing with a girl walking alone in the streets
Con el agente Smith
Structures from Basic Spanish Grammar
The irregular verbs ir, dar, and estar
Uses of the verbs ser and estar
Ir a+ infinitive
Contractions
Communication: Police work in the streets: dealing with gang members, arresting a thief
Llamadas telef?nicas
Structures from Basic Spanish Grammar
The irregular verbs tener and venir
Expressions with tener
Comparative forms
Irregular comparative forms
Communication: 911 calls: receiving emergency calls, describing people
Buenos vecinos
Structures from Basic Spanish Grammar
Stem-changing verbs (e:ie)
The present progressive
Some uses of the definite article
Communication: Neighborhood policing: helping to implement a neighborhood watch program
Denunciando actividades sospechosasRepaso (Lecciones 1-5)
El agente Ch?vez lee la advertencia Miranda
Structures from Basic Spanish Grammar
Stem-changing verbs (o:ue)
Affirmative and negative expressions
Direct object pronouns
Communication: Detaining suspects: reading the Miranda Warning, dealing with traffic violations and DUI
Problemas de la ciudad
Structures from Basic Spanish Grammar
Stem-changing verbs (e:i)
Irregular first-person forms
Indirect object pronouns
Communication: Investigating a crime: talking to victims, suspects, and witnesses, dealing with the victim of a health condition
Casos de maltrato de miembros de la familia
Structures from Basic Spanish Grammar
Demonstrative adjectives and pronouns
Special construction with gustar, doler, and hacer falta
Direct and indirect object pronouns used together
Communication: Investigating domestic abuse: dealing with the victim and the abuser
La prueba de alcohol
Structures from Basic Spanish Grammar
Possessive pronouns
Command forms: Ud. and Uds
Reflexive constructions
Uses of object pronouns with command forms
Communication: Traffic police: stopping and interviewing drivers, administering a sobriety test, giving detailed directions
La polic?a investiga un robo
Structures from Basic Spanish Grammar
The preterit of regular verbs
The preterit of ser, ir and dar
Uses of por and para
Communication: Investigating a burglary: Interviewing victims and witnesses on location
Recomendaciones para prevenir el robo en las tiendas
Repaso (Lecciones 6-10)
M?s robos
Structures from Basic Spanish Grammar
Time expressions with hacer
Irregular preterits
The preterit of stem-changing verbs (e:i and o:u)
Command forms: t?
Communication: Investigating a burglary: Reporting a robbery, Interviewing victims at the police station
Con un agente de la secci?n de transito
Structures from Basic Spanish Grammar
The imperfect tense
The past progressive
The preterit contrasted with the imperfect
En and a as equivalents of at
Communication: Traffic police: giving a ticket, issuing a warning, talking to a woman who left her baby in a locked car
Un accidente
Structures from Basic Spanish Grammar
Hace meaning ago
Changes in meaning with the imperfect and preterit of conocer, saber, and querer
Communication: Witnessing an accident: interviewing witnesses, talking to accident victims
Interrogatorios
Structures from Basic Spanish Grammar
The past participle
The present perfect tense
The past perfect (pluperfect) tense
Communication: Interrogating a suspects
Con la polic?a secreta
Structures from Basic Spanish Grammar
The future tense
The conditional tense
Communication: Working undercover: infiltrating a gang, arresting solicitors of prostitution
Seguridad dom?stica: Robos
Evite el robo de su autom?vil
Repaso (Lecciones 11-15)
En una celda de detenci?n preventive
Structures from Basic Spanish Grammar
The present subjunctive
The subjunctive with verbs of volition
Communication: Arresting and booking suspects: following established procedure before placing an arrested person in a detention cell
Una muchacha se escapa de su casa
Structures from Basic Spanish Grammar
The subjunctive to express emotion
The subjunctive with some impersonal expressions Communication: Investigating runaways: talking to runaways and parents
Una violaci?n
Structures from Basic Spanish Grammar
The subjunctive to express doubt, disbelief, and denial
The subjunctive to express indefiniteness and nonexistence
Communication: Investigating rape: talking to rape victims on the phone and in person
Una tarde cualquiera
Structures from Basic Spanish Grammar
The subjunctive after certain conjunctions
The present perfect subjunctive
Uses of the present perfect subjunctive
Communication: Dealing with the parents of minors, talking with people who tried to commit suicide, more on traffic violations
Otro d?a, por la ma?ana
Structures from Basic Spanish Grammar
The imperfect subjunctive
Uses of the imperfect subjunctive
If clauses
Communication: More on investigating robberies: trying to get permission to search a car, arresting a pickpocket, dealing with an illegal gathering
Lectura 4 En casos de asaltos sexuales
Repaso (Lecciones 16-20)
Introduction to Spanish Sounds and the Alphabet
Verbs
Useful Classroom Expressions
Weights and Measures
Spanish-English Vocabulary
English-Spanish Vocabulary

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