Heritage Spanish speakers looking to enhance their ability to converse in the language will find just what they need in this text. It deals with contemporary cultural and community topics with the help of engaging essays. Questions about the readings provoke further thought. Writing activities based on the essays help them write in Spanish as they take a stand on an issue. These activities range from focused practicing to short pieces and a major essay. Each chapter contains a minimum of two readings, each presenting different aspects of a particular debate on topics. Heritage Spanish students will also better be able to utilise vocabulary as they learn to become stronger speakers
Capítulo 1: La inmigración.
Capítulo 2: ¿Qué importa el nombre?
Capítulo 3: Cuestiones de lengua.
Capítulo 4: El mundo laboral.
Capítulo 5: La tecnología.
Capítulo 6: Lo biológico y lo social del género.
Capítulo 7: El bienestar y la salud.
Capítulo 8: La literatura hispana en EE.UU.