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�T� Dir�s!

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ISBN-10: 1413028101

ISBN-13: 9781413028102

Edition: 4th 2007 (Revised)

Authors: Harry L. Rosser, Ana Mart�nez-Lage, John R. Guti�rrez

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In Spanish, "T dirs" means "you will say" . . . and with this text, you will say that Spanish is a fun and exciting language to learn! Media-savvy students like you will love T DIRS! because its fully integrated technology helps you learn in ways with which you are familiar--through video, audio, popular music, and interactive multimedia. The award-winning T DIRS! video will help build your understanding and ensure your success in the course and beyond the classroom. A fascinating Cultural Video expands your knowledge of the different countries and cultures of the Spanish-speaking world. Plus, MP3-ready Spanish tutorials help with pronunciation and grammar, and the powerful iLrn? Spanish…    
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Book details

List price: $311.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Cengage Heinle
Publication date: 12/11/2006
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 624
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.278
Language: English

Cap-Tulo Preliminar: Spanish As A World Language
El abecedario espa�ol
Los sonidos y las letras
Las tildes y la puntuaci=n
Los cognados
Functions: Spelling words using the Spanish alphabet
Understanding accent and diacritical marks
Meeting and greeting people
Identifying items in the classroom
Vamos A Tomar Algo
Functions: Identifying and ordering drinks
Making small talk about yourself and your activities
Identifying different types of snacks
Selecting a meal in a social environment
Describing different types of food
Finding out more about others and activities
Vocabulary: Drinks, foods, snacks
Recreation and other activities
Countries and nationalities
Structure: Indefinite and definite articles
Personal pronouns
Gender and number agreement
Present tense ?ar, -er, and ?ir verbs
Present tense of ser
Ser + adjective
Ser + de + country of origin
Functions: Identifying and describing personal items in your room and someone else''s room
Expressing possession
Discussing studies and interests
Exchanging contact information
Expressing likes and dislikes
Naming and describing family members
Describing yourself and others
Personal possessions
Vocabulary: Classes, majors, and professions
Extracurricular activities, likes, and dislikes
Familial and personal descriptions
Numbers 0-100
Structure: Haber (hay)
Possessive adjectives and de
Ser with adjectives and nouns
Yes/no questions
+D+Nde Y A Qu+ Hora? Functions: Identifying and locating places in a city or town
Inquiring and providing information about other people
Identifying and locating different parts of a house and furniture
Providing information about someone''s physical and emotional condition
Outlining daily activities according to date and time
Asking for and giving detailed directions
Vocabulary: Places and locations in cities and towns
Tener and expressions
The interior of an apartment or house
Descriptions of physical and emotional conditions
Time, parts of the day, and days of the week
Structure: Interrogative words and numbers
Present tense verbs with irregular yo forms
Present tense estar + location, estar + adjectives
Prepositions of place or proximity
Present tense of stem-changing verbs ( e>ie, o>ue, e>i)
Commands with usted and ustedes
Vamos Al Centro
Functions: Talking about the months, the seasons, and modes of transportation
Pointing out individuals and things
Inquiring and providing information about weather conditions
Describing actions in progress
Talking about daily routines
Talking in detail about plans for the near future
Vocabulary: Months and seasons
Outdoor and indoor activities
Daily routine verbs
Structure: Ir
Demonstrative adjectives
Present progressive
More present tense irregular verbs
Reflexive verbs
Ir a + infinitive
Los Deportes
Functions: Inquiring and providing information about sports activities and activities in the past
Naming sports equipment
Narrating information about sports events in the past
Linking activities and events with specific moments and periods of time in the past
Providing detailed and semi specialized information about sports events
Vocabulary: Names of sports
Past tense time expressions
Sports equipment
Places where sports are played
Sports-related terms and expressions
Structure: Preterite of regular ?ar verbs
Preterite of regular ?er, -ir and irregular verbs, hacer, ser, and ir
Preterite of verbs with orthographic
Changes (c>qu, g>gu, z>c)
Preterite of stem-changing verbs
Informal commands
Hace and hace que to express the passage of time
Las Compras
Functions: Inquiring about and purchasing clothes and accessories
Planning a meal by discussing food products and quantities
Inquiring about and purchasing food products
Expressing knowledge, ignorance, and wishes when purchasing a computer
Discussing purchases in the past
Vocabulary: Clothes and accessories