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ISBN-10: 0618134026

ISBN-13: 9780618134021

Edition: 2003

Authors: Debbie Rusch

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List price: $136.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: CENGAGE Learning
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 381
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 2.2

Debbie Rusch has been the coordinator of Elementary Spanish at Boston College since 1990. She is the author of Im?genes, ?Claro que s?!, Fuentes: Conversaci?n y gram?tica, and En parejas 1, 2, 3 y 4. At Boston College she teaches pedagogy courses. She has been an instructor of Spanish for more than a quarter of a century and has also taught English as a Foreign Language in Spain where she lived for more than six years. She is a frequent presenter at state, regional, and national conferences and conducts workshops for school districts.

Contents Capiacute;tulo preliminar Vocabulario esencial. Las presentaciones (with el origen); Los saludos y las despedidas; Paiacute;ses hispanos y sus capitales; Expresiones para la clase; El alfabeto Gramaacute;tica para la communicacioacute;n. Accent and syllabication rules Cultura. Countries with largest numbers of Spanish-speakers; Tuacute; vs. usted; Use of adioacute;s; The abrazo; Spanish in the world; Changes in the Spanish alphabet Capiacute;tulo 1 Conversacioacute;n. En el Colegio Mayor Hispanoamericano; En la cafeteriacute;a del colegio mayor Vocabulario esencial. Los nuacute;meros del cero al cien: Using numbers; Las nacionalidades (singular): Identifying nationalities, stating national origins; Las ocupaciones: Discussing occupations Gramaacute;tica para la communicacioacute;n. Introductions: Subject pronouns and llamarse (singular); Stating origin: Ser + de, Ser + nationality; Indicating one's age: Tener; Talking about yourself and others: Subject pronouns; llamarse, tener, and ser; Singular and plural forms of adjectives of nationality; Asking and giving information: Question formation; Negating Cultura. Maacute;s allaacute;: La educacioacute;n; Oldest/largest universities; Student housing; Use of two last names; How to refer to people from the U.S.; Customs related to asking about age; The Toledo steel; Different faces of Hispanics Imaacute;genes. Reading Strategy: Scanning; Application form for the Colegio Mayor Hispanoamericano Material reciclado. Introductions; Forms of address; Country names Capiacute;tulo 2 Conversacioacute;n. ¡Me gusta mucho!; Planes para una fiesta de bienvenida Vocabulario esencial. La habitacioacute;n de Vicente: Identifying household objects; Acciones: Using verbs to describe actions; Los diacute;as de la semana: Creating a weekly schedule Gramaacute;tica para la communicacioacute;n. Using correct gender and number; Likes and dislikes: Gustar; Expressing possession: the preposition de; Possessive adjectives; Expressing likes and dislikes: Gustar; Expressing obligation: Tener que; Making plans: Ir a Cultura. Maacute;s allaacute;: Internet; Number of Spanish-speakers that use the Internet; Fair Trade Coffee; Borrowed words; Unlucky day (martes 13); Famous opera singers; Coacute;rdoba Imaacute;genes. Reading strategy: Identifying cognates; Yahoo! pages; Video: Saludos y despedidas Material reciclado. Tener; Ser; Question formation Capiacute;tulo 3 Conversacioacute;n. Una llamada de larga distancia; Hay familias...y...FAMILIAS Vocabulario esencial. Lugares: Indicating location; Las descripciones: Ser + adjective; Las descripciones: Estar + adjective Gramaacute;tica para la communicacioacute;n. Expressing destination: Ir + a + place; Indicating location: Estar + en + place; Talking about the present: The present indicative (regular verbs and verbs with irregular yo forms); Describing yourself and others: Descriptive adjectives; ser and estar + adjective; Position of adjectives; Discussing actions in progress: Present indicative and present progressive Cultura. Maacute;s allaacute;: El mundo de los negocios; Largest importers of American goods; Information on Ecudor; Specialty stores vs. supermercado; Connotations of the word familia; Hispanic TV, radio, and news Imaacute;genes. Reading strategy: Dealing with unfamiliar words; El mercado hispano en los Estados Unidos; Writing strategy: Using models; Writing a letter Material reciclado. Origin; Nations; Class subjects; Common nouns; Gustar; Tener que Capiacute;tulo 4 Conversacioacute;n. Noticias de una amiga; El memo Vocabulario esencial. Las partes del cuerpo: Identifying parts of the body; Acciones reflexivas: Discussing daily routines; Los meses, las estaciones y el tiempo: Talking about the weather; Las fechas: Discussing dates Gramaacute;tica para la communicacioacute;n. The personal a; Describing daily routines: Reflexive verbs; Talking about who and what you know: Saber and conocer; Pointing out: Demonstrative adjectives and pronouns Cultura. Maacute;s allaacute;: Trabajo voluntario; Patrimonio universal; Proverbs (dichos); Lake Titicaca; Seasons in the southern hemisphere; Machu Picchu, Peru Imaacute;genes. Reading strategy: Predicting; "Machu Picchu: El lugar misterioso de los incas"; Video: La vida universitaria Material reciclado: Present indicative; Estar; Expressions of time; Cardinal numbers; Ser and estar with adjectives Capiacute;tulo 5 Conversacioacute;n. ¿Queacute; hacemos esta noche? De compras en San Juan Vocabulario esencial. La hora, los minutos y los segundos: Telling time; Las sensaciones: Expressing feelings with tener; Los colores: Using colors to describe; La ropa y los materiales: Shopping for clothes Gramaacute;tica para la communicacioacute;n. Expressing habitual and future actions and actions in progress: Stem-changing verbs; Indicating purpose, destination, and duration: Para and por; Indicating the location of a person, thing, or event: Estar en and ser en Cultura. Maacute;s allaacute;: La poliacute;tica; Movies in Spanish that have won an Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film; Hispanic film directors; El Norte; Use of buenas tardes/buenas noches; How colors represent ideas; Fashion designers; La guayabera; Guernica Imaacute;genes. Reading strategy: Activating background knowledge; Derechos humanos y justicia; Writing strategy: Sequencing; Composition describing what students do on Saturdays Material reciclado. Tener; Descriptive adjectives; Ser/estar; Days of the week; Gustar; Cardinal numbers; Present indicative Capiacute;tulo 6 Conversacioacute;n. Una carta de Argentina; La boda en Chile Vocabulario esencial. Los nuacute;meros del cien al milloacute;n: Asking and giving prices; Preposiciones de lugar: Discussing location; Medios de transporte: Discussing transportation; La familia de Diana: Family relationships Gramaacute;tica para la communicacioacute;n. Talking about the past: the preterit (regular verbs; ir, ser, dar, hacer; time expressions including hace...que + preterit); Indicating relationships: Prepositions and prepositional pronouns; Using indirect-object pronouns; Using affirmative and negative words Cultura. Maacute;s allaacute;: Investigacioacute;n cientiacute;fica; National parks in South America; Bueno Aires; Customs surrounding el mate; Tallest mountains in the western hemisphere; Norma Aleandro (Argentine actress); Children of immigrants search for their roots; Last names used after marriage; Customs related to weddings Imaacute;genes. Reading strategy: Skimming; Surameacute;rica y su belleza natural; Video: Dos celebraciones Material reciclado. Clothing; Cardinal numbers; Days of the week and other time divisions; Present indicative; Ir a + infinitive Capiacute;tulo 7 Conversacioacute;n. ¿En un "banco" de Segovia? Un diacute;a normal en el aeropuerto Vocabulario esencial. El teleacute;fono: Placing phone calls; En el hotel: Making hotel reservations; El pasaje; En el aeropuerto: Carrying out travel arrangements Gramaacute;tica para la communicacioacute;n. Talking about the past: Irregular verbs and stem-changing verbs in the preterit; Changing of meaning in the preterit; Expressing the duration of an action: Hace + time expression + que + verb in the present; Using more affirmative and negative words; Avoiding redundancies: Direct-