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Nexos Media Edition Text with in-Text Audio CD

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ISBN-10: 0618716831

ISBN-13: 9780618716838

Edition: 2007

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

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Nexos Media Edition,a media-rich version of Houghton Mifflin's popular Nexos introductory Spanish program, offers total flexibility for a variety of course settings. Whether your course is a traditional classroom course, a hybrid course (combination of classroom and online instruction), or taught completely online,Nexos Media Editionoffers solutions via a unique combination of print and digital components. These carefully integrated resources can be combined in any way to address individual course needs. The print components include a paperback text and supporting Student Activities Manual (SAM) and the digital resources feature an interactive eBook and eSAM that provide an array of media capabilities. Offering seamless integration of the National Standards for Foreign Language Learning,Nexos Media Editionincludes all of the features of the print text to prepare introductory Spanish students to communicate meaningfully in interpersonal, interpretive, and presentational modes. Through realistic pacing of material, easy-to-use grammar, practical vocabulary, and a modern video story line that contextualizes grammar and vocabulary, the program provides rich linguistic and cultural content that engages students and promotes language learning. Situations, vocabulary, and activities throughout the text reflect a technologically up-to-date, Internet-proficient Spanish-speaking world that appeals to today's students. Flexible, integrated print and digital resources accommodate a range of course presentation styles; for departments that offer multiple course formats, theNexosprogram provides continuity and eliminates the need for extra preparation. Print-based format for eBook guides students and instructors with a familiar visual presentation for transitioning between traditional text format and e-learning. One-stop learning via an interactive eBook eliminates the need to navigate among different media, such as CD-ROM, Audio CDs, DVD, VHS and the Internet. Multiple platform compatibility allows instructors to deliver the course materialboth text and Student Activities Manual (SAM)in their preferred online format: WebCT, Blackboard, or Eduspace. An eSAM option powered by Quia is also available. Components for traditional classroom instruction include a paperback print edition, print and electronic Student Activities Manuals (SAM), and In-text Audio, plus a wealth of multimedia support. Options for the hybrid course include paperback and corresponding eBook, with multimedia components embedded. Students can refer to the text during class time and work independently in the eBook, which allows them to navigate right from the page to interactive practice, video clips, a chat feature for pair and group work, audio vocabulary support, and much more. For additional interactive support, students can purchase the eSAM. Electronic options for the online or distance-learning program include the eBook and accompanying eSAM. TheNexoseBook immerses students in a rich world of language learning, allowing them to hear vocabulary words pronounced, practice new grammar concepts, view video clips, speak and listen to the language, and interact with peersas they are progressing through a lesson in the online text. Easy-to-navigate chapters guide students through the material, beginning with compelling chapter openers that introduce a theme, communication and cultural goals, and the chapter's region of focus. Students gain confidence, cultural awareness, and early speaking skills with relevant, contextualized vocabulary presentations linked to a high-interest storyline. Vocabulario utiacute;lsections (2 to 3 per lesson) present words drawn from the video in manageable, thematic groups, through photos and dialogue excerpted from the video. Actividadesfollowing each vocabulary pres
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List price: $119.96
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin College Division
Pages: 504
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.244
Language: English

Bienvenidos a la clase de espantilde;ol!
Vocabulario preliminar: the alphabet
numbers 0100. people. objects in the classroom
the textbook
classroom commands Capiacute;tulo
�Coacute;mo te llamas?
La identidad personal Introduccioacute;n a los paiacute;ses de habla espantilde;ola Comunicacioacute;n: 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 �Imagiacute;nate!
Vocabulario uacute;til: Greetings
Asking and giving personal information (phone numbers and addresses)
Introductions and saying good-bye �Prepaacute;rate!
Gramaacute;tica uacute;til: Identifying people and objects: Nouns and articles
Identifying and describing: Subject pronouns and the present indicative of the verbser
Expressing quantity:Hay+ nouns
Expressing possession, obligation, and age:Tener, tener que, tener+antilde;os Cultura: Opener: Spanish-speaking countries of the world
�Fiacute;jate! Cell phones
Voces de la comunidad: U.S. Hispanics
Exploraciones culturales: Spanish: Your direct connection to the 21st century
�Coneacute;ctate! Country profiles
�Compaacute;rate! Spanish throughout the world A ver / A leer / A escribir:A ver:Estrategia: Viewing a segment several times
A leer:Estrategia: Identifying cognates to aid comprehension; Lectura: �Tu direccioacute;n electroacute;nica revela tu personalidad!
A escribir:Estrategia: Prewriting--Identifying your target audience; Escritura: An e-mail message Capiacute;tulo
�Queacute; te gusta hacer? Gustos y preferencias Hispanos en Estados Unidos Comunicacioacute;n: express likes and dislikes
compare yourself to other people and describe personality traits
ask and answer questions
talk about leisure-time activities
indicate nationality �Imagiacute;nate!
Vocabulario uacute;til: Activities
Personality and physical characteristics �Prepaacute;rate! Gramaacute;tica uacute;til: Describing what you do or are doing: The present indicative of -arverbs
Saying what you and others like to do:Gustar+ infinitive
Describing yourself and others: Adjective agreement Cultura: Opener: Statistics on Hispanics in the U.S. �Fiacute;jate! False cognates
Voces de la comunidad: Isabel Valdeacute;s, author and consultant
Exploraciones culturales: Hispanics in the U.S. �Coneacute;ctate! Spanish-language media in the U.S. �Compaacute;rate! Mother's Day in U.S. and Mexico A ver / A leer / A escribir:A ver:Estrategia: Using questions as an advance organizer
A leer:Estrategia: Using a bilingual dictionary to aid in comprehension; Lectura: Dime la verdad. �En queacute; crees que te parece a tu madre?A escribir(in workbook): Estrategia: Prewriting--Using a bilingual dictionary
Escritura: An art review Capiacute;tulo
�Coacute;mo aprendemos?
Investigaciones Puerto Rico, Cuba y la Repuacute;blica Dominicana Comunicacioacute;n: talk about courses and schedules and tell time
talk about present activities and future plans
talk about possessions
ask and answer questions �Imagiacute;nate! Vocabulario uacute;til: Fields of study and days of the week
Telling time and times of day. Talking about dates �Prepaacute;rate! Gramaacute;tica uacute;til: Asking questions: Interrogative words
Talking about daily activities: -erand -irverbs in the present indicative
Talking about possessions: Simple possessive adjectives
Indicating destination and future plans: The verbir Cultura: Opener