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Asi lo Veo

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ISBN-10: 1259664708

ISBN-13: 9781259664700

Edition: 2011

Authors: Michael Leeser, Bill VanPatten, Gregory D. Keating

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Increase students' ability to comprehend spoken Spanish; express their ideas & opinions; and analyze cultural perspectives while challenging fixed beliefs and cultural stereotypes. These outcomes motivated the respected author team of Asi lo veo, the first Intermediate Spanish program to use a documentary, filmed specifically for the program, as the basis for instruction and learning. Since a documentary captures real situations and personal perspectives it is the perfect vehicle for increasing student engagement. With Asi lo veo, the documentary motivates the presentation of content vocabulary, grammar, and culture and by extension, the learning. Specifically, Asi lo veo documents how six…    
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List price: $248.41
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 3/12/2015
Binding: Hardcover
Language: English

Michael J. Leeser is Assistant Professor of Spanish in the Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics at Florida State University, where he is also Director of the Spanish Basic Language Program. Before joining the faculty at Florida State, he taught a wide range of courses at the secondary and post-secondary levels, including courses in Spanish language and Hispanic cultures, teacher preparation courses for secondary school teachers, and graduate courses in communicative language teaching and second language acquisition. He received his Ph.D. in Spanish (Second Language Acquisition and Teacher Education) from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2003. His research…    

Bill VanPatten is Professor and Director of Applied Linguistics and Second Language Studies at Texas Tech University. His areas of research are input and input processing in second language acquisition and the effects of formal instruction on acquisitional processes. He has published widely in the fields of second language acquisition and language teaching and is a frequent conference speaker and presenter. His publications include Making Communicative Language Teaching Happen (with James F. Lee, 2003,McGraw-Hill), From Input to Output: A Teacher’s Guide to Second Language Acquisition (2003, McGraw-Hill), Processing Instruction: Theory, Research, and Practice (2004, Lawrence Erlbaum…    

Gregory D. Keating is Assistant Professor of Linguistics and Second Language Acquisition in the Department of Linguistics and Asian/Middle Eastern Languages at San Diego State University. Before joining the faculty at San Diego State, he taught courses in communicative language teaching and Spanish teacher education at the University of Illinois at Chicago, where he received his Ph.D. in Hispanic Linguistics and Second Language Acquisition. His areas of research include Spanish sentence processing, the role instruction plays in language acquisition, psycholinguistics, and the acquisition of Spanish syntax and vocabulary. He is a recipient of several teaching awards, including one from the…