Plazas Lugar de Encuentros

ISBN-10: 0495907162
ISBN-13: 9780495907169
Edition: 4th 2012
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List price: $172.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Cengage Heinle
Publication date: 1/1/2011
Binding: Looseleaf - sheets only 
Pages: 576
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.750

Norma Lopez-Burton is the Director of the First Year Spanish Program at the University of California Davis. Her areas of expertise include second language acquisition and curriculum development. She has been honored twice with university-wide awards and numerous grants.Dr. Robert Hershberger (Ph.D., University of Kansas) is Associate Professor of Spanish at DePauw University. Before working on PLAZAS, Dr. Hershberger authored Heinle's Tu Dir�s! and INTERCAMBIOS CD-ROMs and was the lead author and project manager for the TEMAS CD-ROM. Most recently, Dr. Hershberger served as a co-author on Heinle's second-year Spanish program, RUMBOS. In addition to his teaching at DePauw, Dr. Hershberger is Chair of the Department of Modern Languages and a Tenzer University Professor in Instructional Technology. In 2005, Dr. Hershberger received the Exemplary Teacher Award by DePauw University and the United Methodist Church. In 2008, Dr. Hershberger received the Edwin L. Minar Scholarship Award for exceptional scholarly achievement in the field of foreign language pedagogy.

Susan Navey-Davis is Director of Undergraduate Advising for the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures at North Carolina State University and Coordinator of Lower Division Spanish courses. She has received numerous awards for teaching, advising, and extension service. In 2008, she received a Higher Education Teacher of Excellence Award from the Southern Conference on Language Teaching, in 2006 she was named Teacher of the Year in Higher Education by the Foreign Language Association of North Carolina, and she is a charter member of the Academy of Outstanding Faculty. Engaged in Extension at North Carolina State and a past chair of the executive council for the academy, she is secretary of the board of directors of an organization that provides health care in Nicaragua. In addition to being a co-author of PLAZAS: LUGAR DE ENCUENTROS, Navey-Davis is also co-author of Heinle's intermediate textbook, RUMBOS. She holds an MAT in Spanish from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Guiomar Borr�s A. received her Ph.D. in Curriculum & Instruction from the University of Wisconsin-Madison where she studied Spanish language and Spanish and Latin American literature and culture. She obtained a Master of Arts in Latin American Studies from Dartmouth College and a Master of Arts in Teaching English as a Second Language and a Masters in Education from St. Michael's College. Currently she is a Professor of Spanish at Glendale Community College and has been working as a Business Spanish Professor at Thunderbird, The Garvin School of Global Management. Dr. Borr�s A. was the Academic Director of the Thunderbird Intensive Language Program in 2001 and coordinated the lower division classes. Her contribution to scholarship includes Heinle's SPANISH FOR LIFE: BUSINESS WORKTEXT; INTERCAMBIOS, Fifth Edition; and PLAZAS: LUGAR DE ENCUENTROS, Second and Third Editions. She was the President of the Arizona Language Association. She received the Thunderbird Student Government Outstanding Professor Award seven times and in 2000 received the Hacker Faculty Prize for Excellence in Teaching and Research.

Cap?tulo preliminar
Mucho gusto
Vocabulary
Greetings and good-byes
Numbers 0 to 30
Interrogative words
Structures
Subject pronouns and the present tense of the verb ser
The verb form hay and numbers 0-30
En una clase de espa?ol: Bienvenidos a Los Estados Unidos
Vocabulary
In the classroom
The colors
Foreign languages and other academic courses and majors
University places and buildings
Structures
Definite and indefinite articles, gender, and how to make nouns plural
Present tense of regular ar verbs
Telling time and talking about the days of the week
En una reuni?n familiar: M?xico
Vocabulary
The family
Physical features and personality
Nationalities
Structures
Possession with de(l) and possessive adjectives
Common uses of the verb ser
Agreement with descriptive adjectives?Present tense of -er and -ir verbs
The verb tener
Numbers 30 to 100
El tiempo libre: Colombia
Vocabulary
Sports and leisure-time activities?Places
Structures
Gustar + infinitive and gustar + nouns
Ir a + destination or infinitive
Irregular yo verbs
Saber, conocer, and the personal a
The months, the seasons, and weather expressions
En la casa: Espa?a
Vocabulary
Home and furniture?Appliances and household chores
Structures?Present tense of stem-changing verbs (e> ie,o> ue,u> ue,e> i)?Affirmative t??commands
The verb estar
Numbers 100 and above
La salud: Bolivia y Paraguay
Vocabulary
The human body
Health care (illnesses, symptoms, and medical treatments)
Structures
Reflexive pronouns and present tense of reflexive verbs
Acabar de + infinitive Treated as ASD
Ser vs. estar
Demonstrative adjectives and pronouns
?Quieres comer conmigo esta noche?: Venezuela
Vocabulary
Food and beverages
Dining out
Structures
Comparatives and superlatives
Weights and measurements
Verbs regular in the preterite and verbs with spelling changes in the preterite
Verbs with stem changes in the preterite
De compras: Argentina y Uruguay
Vocabulary
Clothing and fashion
Shopping
Structures
Stressed possessive adjectives and pronouns
Verbs irregular in the preterite
Direct object pronouns
Imperfect tense
Fiestas y vacaciones: Guatemala y El Salvador
Vocabulary
Parties and celebrations
The beach and the countryside
Structures
Interrogative words
The preterite vs. the imperfect
Affirmative and negative expressions
Hace and hace que
De viaje por el Caribe: Cuba, Puerto Rico y La Rep?blica Dominicana
Vocabulary
Airline travel
Hotels
Structures
Indirect object pronouns
Double object pronouns
Prepositions of location, adverbs, and relevant expressions
Formal commands and negative tu? commands
Las relaciones sentimentales: Honduras y Nicaragua
Vocabulary
Personal relationships
Receptions and banquets
Structures
Present perfect
Reciprocal constructions with se, nos, os
Adverbs and adverbial expressions of time and sequencing of events
Relative pronouns
El mundo del trabajo: Panam
Vocabulary
Professions and trades
The office, work, and the job hunt
Structures
Por vs. para
The subjunctive mood
Las finanzas personales
The present subjunctive with statements of volition
El medio ambiente Costa Rica
Vocabulary
Rural and urban geography
Conservation and exploitation
Structures
Subjunctive following verbs of emotion, impersonal expressions, and ojala
The subjunctive with verbs or expressions of doubt and uncertainty and adjectives clauses
El mundo del espect?culo: Peru y Ecuador
Vocabulary
TV programs and movies
The arts
Structures
Subjunctive with purpose and time clauses
No-fault se construction
La vida publica: Chile
Vocabulary
Politics and voting
Civic concerns and the mass media
Structures
The future tense
The condicional tense
Present perfect subjunctive
Captitulo 15
Vocabulary
Technological advances
The computer
Structures
Past (imperfect) subjunctive
If clauses

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