Click. Play. Discover a Whole New World!
Conexiones: Comunicación y cultura, 5th Edition represents a fresh start for a program that has successfully taught thousands of students. Though the new 5th edition still retains what has always made Conexiones great, the new edition was rebuilt from the ground up thanks to feedback from instructors and students across the country. Through relevant and appealing topics, a true intermediate grammar sequence, and a focus on the dynamic cultures of the Spanish-speaking world, students will reach higher levels of proficiency and discover a whole new world with Conexiones: Comunicación y cultura, 5th Edition.
Teaching & Learning Experience
Improve Communication Skills While Engaging Students: Conexiones connects to the real world students live in and are exposed to in the media, as well as to the disciplines of study across campus. Until now, the disconnect between basic language study and advanced study has been abrupt and difficult to bridge for both the students and the instructors teaching the advanced courses. We’ve made it easier!
Achieve Consistent Learning Outcomes: Conexiones brings students to a true intermediate-level of proficiency through its carefully chosen scope and sequence and gives steudents the necessary foundation to succeed in higher-level classes.
Connect With Culture: With Conexiones, language and culture are inseparable; part of the same mosaic, each informing the other. Rich in cultural input throughout chapters, Conexiones also integrates music, art, and literature to expand upon chapter topics in the Comunicación y cultura sections. A brand-new video program captures the richness of the cultures of Spanish-speaking world.
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Eduardo Zayas-Bazán is a native of Camaguey, Cuba. He holds an M.S. in foreign languages from Kansas State Teachers College, Emporia, KS, and a Doctor en Derecho degree from Universidad Nacional José Martí, Havana, Cuba. He is a Professor Emeritus in Foreign Languages from East Tennessee State University, where he was chair of the Foreign Language Department from 1973 to 1993. Over the course of his distinguished career, Zayas-Bazán has received numerous awards in recognition of his professional achievements and has held noteworthy positions within many organizations dedicated to teaching Spanish. In addition to writing numerous articles in regional and national journals, he is the co-author, co-editor, and translator of seventeen books, including ¡Arriba!, a beginning Spanish textbook published by Pearson.
Susan M. Bacon earned her Ph. D. in Foreign Language Education and Spanish Applied Linguistics from The Ohio State University. She is now Professor Emerita at the University of Cincinnati where she was Professor of Spanish and Director, UC International Programs. She has been Project Director of a four-year grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, and a Fulbright-Robles Scholar in Mexico. She has published extensively in the area of foreign language acquisition and methodology, particularly in the use of authentic listening and reading text. In addition to Conexiones, she has co-authored ¡Arriba! and Leyendas del mundo hispano.
Dulce García, PhD Georgetown University, is an Assistant Professor of Foreign Languages and Literatures at the City College of New York, CUNY, where she specializes in late Medieval and Golden Age Spanish Literature, Spanish linguistics, critical theory, and foreign language pedagogy. She is the director of the CCNY-Spain Summer Program, and received CCNY's “Outstanding Teaching Award” for 2007.
Preliminar - ¡Conectémonos!
1 - De moda
2 - Por un mundo más verde
3 - Por un mundo mejor
4 - Somos lo que somos
5 - ¡Luz, cámara, acción!
6 - Todos somos uno
7 - Cuerpo sano, mente sana
8 - Buscándonos la vida
9 - ¡A pasarlo bien!
10 - Mañana es hoy