Viajes Introducci�n al Espa�ol

ISBN-10: 1428231307

ISBN-13: 9781428231306

Edition: 2011 (Brief Edition)

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List price: $213.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Cengage Heinle
Publication date: 1/1/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 424
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.288

Norma Lopez-Burton is the Director of the First Year Spanish Program at the University of California Davis. Her areas of expertise include second language acquisition and curriculum development. She has been honored twice with university-wide awards and numerous grants.Dr. Robert Hershberger (Ph.D., University of Kansas) is Associate Professor of Spanish at DePauw University. Before working on PLAZAS, Dr. Hershberger authored Heinle's Tu Dir�s! and INTERCAMBIOS CD-ROMs and was the lead author and project manager for the TEMAS CD-ROM. Most recently, Dr. Hershberger served as a co-author on Heinle's second-year Spanish program, RUMBOS. In addition to his teaching at DePauw, Dr. Hershberger is Chair of the Department of Modern Languages and a Tenzer University Professor in Instructional Technology. In 2005, Dr. Hershberger received the Exemplary Teacher Award by DePauw University and the United Methodist Church. In 2008, Dr. Hershberger received the Edwin L. Minar Scholarship Award for exceptional scholarly achievement in the field of foreign language pedagogy.

Susan Navey-Davis is Director of Undergraduate Advising for the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures at North Carolina State University and Coordinator of Lower Division Spanish courses. She has received numerous awards for teaching, advising, and extension service. In 2008, she received a Higher Education Teacher of Excellence Award from the Southern Conference on Language Teaching, in 2006 she was named Teacher of the Year in Higher Education by the Foreign Language Association of North Carolina, and she is a charter member of the Academy of Outstanding Faculty. Engaged in Extension at North Carolina State and a past chair of the executive council for the academy, she is secretary of the board of directors of an organization that provides health care in Nicaragua. In addition to being a co-author of PLAZAS: LUGAR DE ENCUENTROS, Navey-Davis is also co-author of Heinle's intermediate textbook, RUMBOS. She holds an MAT in Spanish from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Guiomar Borr�s A. received her Ph.D. in Curriculum & Instruction from the University of Wisconsin-Madison where she studied Spanish language and Spanish and Latin American literature and culture. She obtained a Master of Arts in Latin American Studies from Dartmouth College and a Master of Arts in Teaching English as a Second Language and a Masters in Education from St. Michael's College. Currently she is a Professor of Spanish at Glendale Community College and has been working as a Business Spanish Professor at Thunderbird, The Garvin School of Global Management. Dr. Borr�s A. was the Academic Director of the Thunderbird Intensive Language Program in 2001 and coordinated the lower division classes. Her contribution to scholarship includes Heinle's SPANISH FOR LIFE: BUSINESS WORKTEXT; INTERCAMBIOS, Fifth Edition; and PLAZAS: LUGAR DE ENCUENTROS, Second and Third Editions. She was the President of the Arizona Language Association. She received the Thunderbird Student Government Outstanding Professor Award seven times and in 2000 received the Hacker Faculty Prize for Excellence in Teaching and Research.

Cap?tulo preliminar
Chapter Theme?Mucho gusto! Goals
Greet others, introduce yourself, and say good-bye
Exchange personal information (name, origin, address, etc.)
Identify quantities of objects
Ask and answer questions
Vocabulary - Vocabulario
Greetings and good-byes
Numbers 0 to 30
Interrogative words
Structures - Estructura y uso
Subject pronouns and the present tense of the verb ser
The verb form hay and numbers 0 to 30
Culture - Viajemos por
Hispanic countries and regions
Sim?n Bol?var
Teotihuac?n, M?xico
La Alhambra, Espa?a
"Mami me gust?"
Chapter Theme: "En una clase de espa?ol"
Country/Countries of Focus: Bienvenidos a Los Estados Unidos
Identify classroom people and things
Indicate relationships and specify colors
Describe everyday activities
Talk about academic courses and university buildings
Tell time and specify days of the week
Vocabulary - Vocabulario
In the classroom
The colors
Foreign languages and other academic courses and majors
University places and buildings
The time and the days of the week
Structures - Estructura y uso
Definite and indefinite articles, gender, and how to make nouns plural
Present tense of regular -ar verbs
Telling time and talking about the days of the week
Culture - Viajemos por
Jaime Escalante
La escuela de madera, San Agust?n, Florida
El domin?
"Cumbia de los muertos"
Review - Repaso
Video - ?A ver!
Chapter Theme: "En una reuni?n familiar"
Country/Countries of Focus: M?xico
Define and ask about family relationships
Indicate ownership and possession
Describe people and things
Indicate nationality
Describe daily activities at home or at school
Express possession, age, and physical states
Count from 30 to 100
Vocabulary - Vocabulario, The family
Physical features and personality
Numbers 30 to 100
Structures - Estructura y uso
Possession with de(l) and possessive adjectives
Common uses of the verb ser
Agreement with descriptive adjectives
Present tense of -er and -ir verbs
The verb tener
Culture - Viajemos por
Felipe Calder?n
La civilizaci?n maya
Frida Kahlo y Diego Rivera
"Labios compartidos" by Man?
Review - Repaso
Video - ?A ver! Reading - ?A leer! "Una celebraci?n de quincea?era"
Chapter Theme: "El tiempo libre"
Country/Countries of Focus: Colombia
Express likes and dislikes and feelings
Describe leisure-time activities and express plans
State locations and activities in town
Express knowledge and familiarity
Talk about the months, seasons, and the weather
Vocabulary - Vocabulario
Sports and leisure-time activities
Structures - Estructura y uso
Gustar + infinitive and gustar + nouns
Ir a + destination or infinitive
Irregular yo verbs
Saber, conocer, and the personal a
The months,the seasons, and weather expressions
Culture - Cultura
Actores y actrices colombianos
El Parque Nacional Natural Tayrona
Cantantes y m?sicos colombianos
"F?jate bien" by Juanes
Review - Repaso
Video - ?A ver!
Chapter Theme: "En la casa"
Country/Countries of Focus: Espa?a
Describe the features of your home or personal residence
Talk about furniture and appliances
Describe household chores
Make commands
Count from 100 and higher
Vocabulary - Vocabulario
Home and furniture
Appliances and household chores
Numbers 100 and above
Structures - Estructura y uso
Present tense of stem-changing verbs (e> ie,o> ue,u> ue,e> i)
Affirmative t? commands
The verb estar
Culture - Cultura
Antonio Gaud?
El Palacio de la Zarzuela
Las tapas
Review - Repaso
Video - ?A ver! Reading - ?A leer! "La casa de Bernarda Alba"
Chapter Theme: "La salud"
Country/Countries of Focus: Bolivia, Ecuador y Per?
Identify parts of the body
Describe daily routines and hygienic practices
Talk about what you have just finished doing
Talk about illnesses and health conditions
Point out people and things
Vocabulary - Vocabulario
The human body
Health care (illnesses, symptoms, and medical treatments)
Structures - Estructura y uso
Reflexive pronouns and present tense of reflexive verbs
Acabar de + infinitive
Ser vs. estar
Demonstrative adjectives and pronouns
Culture - Cultura
Operaci?n Sonrisa
Hierbas y hojas de coca
Los Kallawayas
"Tambores paganos"
Review - Repaso
Video - ?A ver!
Chapter Theme: "?Quieres comer conmigo esta noche?" Country/Countries of Focus: Venezuela
Talk about foods and beverages for breakfast, lunch, and dinner
Make comparisons
Order food in a restaurant
Describe past events in detail
Vocabulary - Vocabulario
Food and beverages
Dining out
Structures - Estructura y uso
Comparatives and superlatives
Verbs regular in the preterite and verbs with spelling changes in the preterite
Verbs with stem changes in the preterite
Culture - Cultura
El Salto ?ngel
Las hallacas
"Amparito" by Maracaibo
15 Review - Repaso
Video - ?A ver! Reading - ?A leer! "Do?a B?rbara" de R?mulo Gallegos
Chapter Theme: "De compras"
Country/Countries of Focus: Argentina, Uruguay y Paraguay
Talk about shopping for clothing
Talk about singular and/or completed events in the past
Make selections and talk about sizes and other shopping preferences
Describe ongoing and habitual actions in the past
Vocabulary - Vocabulario
Clothing and fashion
Structures - Estructuras y uso Verbs irregular in the preterite
Direct object pronouns
Imperfect tense
Culture - Cultura Los gauchos
Colonia del Sacramento
"Santa Mar?a (del buen ayer)" by Gotan Project
Review - Repaso
Video - ?A ver!
Chapter Theme: "Fiestas y vacaciones"
Country/Countries of Focus: Guatemala y El Salvador
Goals Talk about holidays, events, and activities at the beach and in the countryside
Describe changes in emotion
Inquire and provide information about people and events
Narrate in the past
State indefinite ideas and quantities
Vocabulary - Vocabulario
Parties and celebrations
The beach and the countryside
Structures - Estructura y uso
Interrogative words
The preterite vs. the imperfect
Affirmative and negative expressions
Culture - Cultura
Arzobispo ?scar Arnulfo Romero
La cultura maya en Am?rica Central
Review - Repaso
Video - ?A ver! Reading - ?A leer! "Flores del volc?n"
Chapter Theme: "De viaje por el Caribe"
Country/Countries of Focus: La Rep?blica Dominicana, Cuba y Puerto Rico
Talk about air travel, other types of transportation, and lodging
Simplify expressions with indirect and double object pronouns
Talk about getting around in the city
Give directions and express desires
Make informal requests
Vocabulary - Vocabulario
Airline travel
Structures - Estructura y uso
Indirect object pronouns
Double object pronouns
Prepositions of location, adverbs, and relevant expressions
Formal commands and negative tu? commands
Culture - Cultura
Puerto Rico, ?Estado Libre Asociado?
Santo Domingo
Artistas y artesanos cubanos
Review - Repaso
Video - ?A ver!
Chapter Theme: "Las relaciones sentimentales"
Country/Countries of Focus: Honduras y Nicaragua
Talk about relationships and courtship
Talk about receptions and banquets
Describe recent actions, events, and conditions
Qualify actions
Vocabulary - Vocabulario
Personal relationships
Receptions and banquets
Structures - Estructura y uso
Present perfect
Adverbs and adverbial expressions of time and sequencing of events
The future tense
The conditional tense
Culture - Cultura
Rub?n Dar?o
Plantaciones bananeras en Honduras y Nicaragua
"La danza del cielo"
Review - Repaso
Video - ?A ver! Reading - ?A leer! "Epigrama V"
Chapter Theme: "El mundo del trabajo"
Country/Countries of Focus: Chile
Goals Talk about professions, the office, and work- related activities
Describe the job hunt, benefits, and personal finances
Make statements about motives, intentions, and periods of time
Express subjectivity and uncertainty
Express desires and intentions
Vocabulary - Vocabulario
Professions and trades
The office, work, and the job hunt
Structures - Estructura y uso
Por vs. para
The present subjunctive with statements of volition
Culture - Cultura
Michelle Bachelet
Las tribus ind?genas chilenas
La Patagonia
"Me gustan los estudiantes"
Review - Repaso
Video - ?A ver!
Chapter Theme: "El medio ambiente y pol?ticas ambientales"
Country/Countries of Focus: Costa Rica y Panam?
Talk about rural and urban locales and associated activities
Express emotion and opinions
Talk about the conservation and exploitation of natural resources
Hypothesize and express doubts and uncertainty
Vocabulary - Vocabulario
Rural and urban geography
Conservation and exploitation
Structures - Estructura y uso
Subjunctive following verbs of emotion, impersonal expressions, and ojala?
Subjunctive with verbs or expressions of doubt and uncertainty
adjective clauses and time clauses
Culture - Cultura
?scar Arias S?nchez
Figueres Ferrer,El Servicio de Parques Nacionales
El Archipi?lago de Bocas del Toro
"Pablo Pueblo"
Review - Repaso
Video - ?A ver! Reading - ?A leer! "?Qui?n paga la deuda ecol?gica?"
Grammar Appendix
Past (imperfect) subjunctive (plus activities)
If clauses (plus activities)
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