9780073513171

¡Avance! Intermediate Spanish Student Edition

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    9780073513171

  • ISBN10:

    0073513172

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/1/2007
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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Avance!: Intermediate Spanishis an exciting program for second-year students of Spanish. In response to requests from many users of the highly acclaimedPasajesseries, McGraw-Hill is pleased to publish the Second Edition of this single volume version, which distills the very best ofPasajes: Lengua, Cultura,andLiteratura.The result is a comprehensive yet manageable program that enriches students' language foundation in thematic vocabulary and grammatical structures with a broad selection of literary and cultural readings. The overall goal ofAvance!is the development offunctional, communicativelanguage ability, accomplished throughreinforcement, expansion,andsynthesis.Contextualized activities that review language and foster skill development provide the core ofAvance!At the same time, the growing interest in cultural competence coupled with the desire to introduce students to literature at the intermediate level motivates the inclusion of cultural and literary texts in alternate chapters. As a result,Avance!meets the professional demand that instructional materials be not merely contextualized but also content-rich and interesting to today's students.

Table of Contents

Bienvenidos
Tipos y estereotipos Describir y comentar Imágenes:No somos los únicos que estereotipamos Lengua I
Gender and number of nouns
Basic patterns of adjective agreement
Equivalents of to be:ser, estar Cultura:Contrastes entre culturas Lengua II
Subject pronouns and the present indicative
Direct objects Enlace Pasaje cultural video
La comunidad humana Describir y comentar Imágenes:La diversidad hispana Lengua I
Impersonalseand passivese
Indirect objects Literatura:La Llorona Lengua II
Sequence of object pronouns
The imperfect indicative
Reflexive structures Enlace Pasaje cultural video
Costumbres y tradiciones Describir y comentar Imágenes:La medicina alternativa en Hispanoamérica Lengua I
Gustarand similar verbs
Forms of the preterite Cultura:La Tomatina de Buñol Lengua II
Hacerin expressions of time
Preterite/Imperfect contrast
Relative pronouns:que, quien Enlace Pasaje cultural video
La familia Describir y comentar Imágenes:La función de la familia extendida hispana Lengua I
Imperatives: Formal direct commands
The subjunctive mood: Concept; forms of the present subjunctive Literatura:El nietoby Antonio Benítez Rojo Lengua II
Use of the subjunctive: Persuasion
Imperatives: Informal direct commands Enlace Pasaje cultural video
Geografía, demografía, tecnología Describir y comentar Imágenes:Vacas que producen electricidad además de la leche Lengua I
More relative pronouns
Positive, negative, and indefinite expressions Cultura:La hispanoamérica actual Lengua II
Uses of the subjunctive: Certainty versus doubt; emotion Enlace Pasaje cultural video
El hombre y la mujer en el mundo actual Describir y comentar Imágenes:Marc Anthony and Jennifer López Lengua I
Present perfect indicative
Present perfect subjunctive Literatura:Rosamundaby Carmen Laforet Lengua II
Uses of the subjunctive: Adjective clauses Enlace Pasaje cultural video
El mundo de los negocios Describir y comentar Imágenes:El café de comercio justo Lengua I
Review of the preterite
Review of the uses of the subjunctive Cultura:Los Estados Unidos en Latinoamérica: Una perspectiva histórica Lengua II
The past subjunctive: Concept; forms
Use of subjunctive and indicative in adverbial clauses Enlace Pasaje cultural video
Creencias e ideologías Describir y comentar Imágenes:Hispanoamérica: ¿Todavía una zona católi
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