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ISBN-10: 0547171897

ISBN-13: 9780547171890

Edition: 2nd 2010

Authors: Sheri Spaine Long, Maria Carreira, Sylvia Madrigal Velasco, Kristin Swanson

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List price: $268.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Cengage Heinle
Publication date: 1/9/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 528
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.50" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 2.046

Sylvia Madrigal Velasco (B.A., English, Yale University) has worked in foreign language publishing for 27 years. Her extensive career has included working with all the major higher education textbook publishers. In addition to her work on NEXOS, Second Edition, she is a co-author of �Expr�sate!, a Holt, Rinehart and Winston high school program.

Cap?tulo preliminar: ?Bienvenidos a la clase de espa?ol
The alphabet ?
Numbers 0-100 ?
People ?
Classroom objects ?
The textbook ?
Classroom commands
?C?mo te llamas?
Cultura: Introducci?n a los pa?ses de habla espa?ola
Hispanos en Estados Unidos y Canad?
Exchange addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses
Introduce yourself and others, greet and say good-bye
Make a phone call
Tell your and others' ages
Address friends informally and acquaintances politely
Write a personal letter
Prep?rate! Gram?tica ?til
Identifying people and objects: Nouns and articles
Identifying and describing: Subject pronouns and the present indicative of the verb ser
Expressing quantity: Hay + nouns
Expressing possession, obligation, and age: Tener, tener que, tener + a?os
?Qu? te gusta hacer?
Cultura: Hispanos en Estados Unidos
Express likes and dislikes
Compare yourself to other people and describe personality traits
Ask and answer questions
Talk about leisure-time activities
Indicate nationality
Prep?rate! Gram?tica ?til
Describing what you do or are doing: The present indicative of -ar verbs
Saying what you and others like to do: Gustar + infinitive
Describing yourself and others: Adjective agreement
?Qu? clases vas a tomar?
Cultura: Puerto Rico, Cuba y la Rep?blica Dominicana
Talk about courses and schedules and tell time
Talk about present activities and future plans
Talk about possessions ? ask and answer questions
Prep?rate! Gram?tica ?til
Asking questions: Interrogative words
Talking about daily activities: -er and -ir verbs in the present indicative
Talking about possessions: Simple possessive adjectives
Indicating destination and future plans: The verb ir
?Te interesa la tecnolog?a?
Cultura: Espa?a
Talk about computers and technology
Identify colors
Talk about likes and dislikes
Describe people, emotions, and conditions
Talk about current activities
Say how something is done
Prep?rate! Gram?tica ?til
Expressing likes and dislikes: Gustar with nouns and other verbs like gustar
Describing yourself and others and expressing conditions and locations: The verb estar and the uses of ser and estar
Talking about everyday events: Stem-changing verbs in the present indicative
Describing how something is done: Adverbs
?Qu? tal la familia?
Cultura: Honduras y El Salvador
Talk about and describe your family
Talk about professions
Describe daily routines
Indicate current actions
Prep?rate! Gram?tica ?til
Describing daily activities: Irregular yo verbs in the present indicative
Describing daily activities: Reflexive verbs
Describing actions in progress: The present progressive tense
?Ad?nde vas?
Cultura: M?xico
Talk about means of transportation
Say where things are located
Talk about where you are and where you are going
Give directions
Agree and disagree
Indicate and talk about what you plan to buy
Make polite requests and commands
Refer to objects located close to you, farther away, and at a distance
Prep?rate! Gram?tica ?til
Indicating location: Prepositions of location
Telling others what to do: Commands with usted and ustedes
Affirming and negating: Affirmative and negative expressions
Indicating relative position of objects: Demonstrative adjectives and pronouns
?Cu?les son tus pasatiempos preferidos?
Cultura: Costa Rica y Panam?
Talk about sports and leisure-time activities
Talk about seasons and the weather
Say how you feel using tener expressions
Describe your recent leisure-time activities
Suggest activities and plans to friends
Prep?rate! Gram?tica ?til
Talking about what you did: The preterite tense of regular verbs
Talking about what you did: The preterite tense of some common irregular verbs
Referring to something already mentioned: Direct object pronouns
Telling friends what to do: T? command forms
?En qu? puedo servirle?
Cultura: Per? y Ecuador
Talk about clothing and fashion
Shop for various articles of clothing and discuss prices
Describe recent purchases and shopping trips
Talk about buying items and doing favors for friends
Make comparisons
Prep?rate! Gram?tica ?til
Talking about what you did: The preterite tense of more irregular verbs
Talking about what you did: The preterite tense of -ir stem-changing verbs
Saying who is affected or involved: Indirect object pronouns
Making comparisons: Comparatives and superlatives
?Qu? te apetece?
Cultura: Bolivia y Paraguay
Talk about food and cooking
Shop for food
Order in a restaurant
Talk about what you used to eat and cook
Say what you do for others
Prep?rate! Gram?tica ?til
Talking about what you used to do: The imperfect tense
Talking about the past: Choosing between the preterite and the imperfect tenses
Avoiding repetition: Double object pronouns
Indicating for whom actions are done, and what is done routinely: The uses of se
?D?nde vives?
Cultura: Guatemala y Nicaragua
Talk about your childhood
Describe houses and apartments and their furnishings
Talk about household tasks
Indicate numerical order
Talk about the duration of past and present events
Say what people want others to do
Emphasize ownership
Prep?rate! Gram?tica ?til
Expressing hopes and wishes: The subjunctive mood
Emphasizing ownership: Stressed possessives
Expressing ongoing events and duration of time: Hace
Hac?a with time expressions
Choosing between por and para
?Qu? quieres ver?
Cultura: Venezuela y Colombia
Talk about popular and high culture
Express preferences and make suggestions about entertainment
Express emotion and wishes
Express doubt and uncertainty
Express unrealized desires and unknown situations
Prep?rate! Gram?tica ?til
Expressing emotion and wishes: The subjunctive with impersonal expressions and verbs of emotion
Expressing doubt and uncertainty: The subjunctive with expressions of doubt and disbelief
Expressing unrealized desires and unknown situations: The subjunctive with nonexistent and indefinite situations
?Qu? s?ntomas tienes?
Cultura: Argentina y Uruguay
Talk about health and illness
Describe aches and parts of the body
Express probable outcomes
Express yourself precisely with the subjunctive and the indicative
Talk about future activities
Prep?rate! Gram?tica ?til
Expressing possible outcomes: The subjunctive and indicative with conjunctions
Expressing yourself precisely: Choosing between the subjunctive and indicative moods
Talking about future activities: The future tense
?Te gusta trabajar con la gente?
Cultura: Chile
Talk about current events
Interview for a job and talk about your skills and experience
Talk about things you have done and had done in the past
Express doubt, emotion, uncertainty, and opinions about recent events and actions
Prep?rate! Gram?tica ?til
Talking about what has occurred: The present perfect tense
Talking about events that took place prior to other events: The past perfect tense
Expressing doubt, emotion, and will: The present perfect subjunctive
?Te gustar?a ir conmigo?
Cultura: Countries with large Spanish-speaking communities: Andorra, Belice, Filipinas, Guinea Ecuatorial y Marruecos
Talk about travel and make travel plans
Describe animals and geography
Hypothesize and speculate
Express doubt, emotion, and reactions about past events
Prep?rate! Gram?tica ?til
Expressing doubt, emotion, volition, and nonexistence in the past: The imperfect subjunctive
Saying what might happen or could occur: The conditional
Expressing the likelihood that an event will occur: Si clauses with the subjunctive and the indicative