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�Dimelo Tu! A Complete Course

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ISBN-10: 1428211489

ISBN-13: 9781428211483

Edition: 6th 2010

Authors: Fabi�n A. Samaniego, Thomas J. Blommers, Francisco Rodriguez Nogales, Francisco Rodriguez

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List price: $251.95
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Cengage Heinle
Publication date: 12/23/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 592
Size: 8.75" wide x 10.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.806

Fabi�n A. Samaniego received his Bachelor of Arts from New Mexico State University and his Master of Arts from the University of Iowa. He taught four years at Utah State University before going to the University of California at Davis, where he served as Supervisor of Teaching Assistants and Coordinator of the first-year Spanish program for twenty-four years. A specialist in foreign-language pedagogy, Professor Samaniego has been a frequent presenter at foreign-language conferences across the country. He has coauthored four college texts and the AATSP Professional Development Handbook Series for Teachers K�16, Volume 1: Spanish for Native Speakers, and he is coeditor of Language and…    

Thomas J Blommers, a native Iowan, studied political science and Spanish at the University of Iowa and the Universidad Nacional Aut�noma de M�xico and holds a Master of Arts and a Ph.D. in Spanish from the University of Iowa. He is currently Associate Professor of Spanish and Program Coordinator for the Spanish Masters program in the Modern Languages and Literatures Department at California State University, Bakersfield. Professor Blommers specializes in second-language acquisition and is particularly interested in listening strategies and techniques. Other interests include 19th-century Peninsular literature and Hispanic-American culture.

Para Empezar. Paso modelo
The Spanish alphabet and pronunciation
Spelling and forming vowel sounds
Pronunciation: Vowels
Pronunciation: Diphthongs
Saludos, presentaciones y despedidas
T and usted and titles of address
En preparaci=n
Subject pronouns and the verb ser: Singular forms
Adjectives: Singular forms
Gender and number: Articles and nouns
Subject pronouns and the verb ser: Plural forms
Gender and number: Adjectives
Present tense of -ar verbs
The verb ir
Capftulo 2
Three irregular verbs: Tener, salir, venir
Interrogative words
Numbers 0+199
Possessive adjectives
Telling time
Days of the week, months, and seasons
Capftulo 3<l>3</l>
Present progressive tense
Ser and estar with adjectives
The verb gustar
Capftulo 4<l>3</l>
Present tense of e >ie and o >ue stem-changing verbs
Numbers above 200
Comparisons of equality and inequality
Idioms with tener
Preterite of ir, ser, poder, and tener
Capftulo 5
Ser and estar: A second look
Por and para
Adverbs of time and frequency
Comparisons: Actions and quantities
Adverbs derived from adjectives
Capftulo 6
Preterite of regular verbs
Preterite of verbs with spelling changes
Preterite of estar, decir, and hacer
The pronoun se: Special use
Capftulo 7
Direct-object nouns and pronouns
Irregular -go verbs
Present tense of e >i stem-changing verbs
Review of direct-object nouns and pronouns
The verbs saber and conocer
Capftulo 8
Indirect-object nouns and pronouns
Review of gustar
Double object pronouns
Review of ser and estar
The verb dar
Capftulo 9
Weather expressions
Mucho and poco
Reflexive verbs
Affirmative t� commands
Capftulo 10
Present subjunctive: theory and forms
Subjunctive with expressions of persuasion
Irregular verbs in the preterite
Negative and indefinite expressions
Preterite of stem-changing -ir verbs
Capftulo 11
Imperfect of regular verbs
Uses of the imperfect
Imperfect of ser, ir, and ver
Preterite and imperfect: Completed and continuous actions
Preterite and imperfect: Beginning/end and habitual/customary actions
Present perfect
Capftulo 12
Future tense of regular verbs
Future tense of verbs with irregular stems
Conditional of regular and irregular verbs
T� commands: A second look
Capftulo 13
Present subjunctive: Review of theory and forms
Usted and ustedes commands
Present subjunctive of irregular verbs and ojala
Subjunctive with expressions of emotion
Subjunctive with impersonal expressions
Capftulo 14
Subjunctive with expressions of doubt, denial, and uncertainty
Subjunctive in adjective clauses
Subjunctive in adverb clauses