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Hoy día Spanish for Real Life, Volume 1,9780205756025

Hoy día Spanish for Real Life, Volume 1

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9780205756025

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0205756026
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Pub. Date:
1/8/2010
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Prentice Hall
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Summary

Hoy diacute;aSpanish for Real Lifefocuses on the Spanish you need for everyday communication and teaches you to function in a variety of settings.Hoy diacute;ahelps you focus on what you need to know now to use Spanish effectively in real life. Volume 1 is a paperback split of the Chapters 1-6.

Author Biography

John McMinn teaches both Spanish and French at Austin Community College in Austin, Texas. He graduated with his Masters degree in Romance Linguistics from the University of Texas at Austin in 1981, and while pursuing doctoral studies there, he began working as an editor of Spanish and French textbooks at Holt, Rinehart and Winston and Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich publishers. He has worked as an editor on numerous texts, and in addition to Trato hecho and Hoy día:  Spanish for Real Life, he is the co-author of the secondary-level Spanish program Exprésate, as well as the college-level French texts Horizons and Qu'est-ce qu'on dit?

 

Nuria Alonso García is an Associate Professor of Spanish at Providence College Department of Foreign Language Studies, where she teaches courses in Spanish language and culture, linguistics, language methodology and global studies. She graduated from the Universidad de Oviedo, Spain, with a degree in Spanish Philology, and holds a Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics from the Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia in Madrid. She has published various articles in sociolinguistics, and authored a number of pedagogical materials for foreign languages. She is a co-author of Trato hecho, and Hoy día: Spanish for Real Life published by Pearson-Prentice Hall.

Table of Contents

VOLUME 1

 

Capítulo 1         En la universidad

 

Tema 1 ¿Cómo te llamas? ¿Cómo estás?

 

Vocabulario          Saludos y despedidas

Gramática 1          Deciding how to address people: Using or usted

Gramática 2          Describing yourself and othersIntroduction to ser and estar

 

Tema 2 ¿Qué hay en el salón de clase? ¿Cuántos estudiantes hay?

 

Vocabulario          En la clase

Gramática 1         Saying what there is: Gender and number of nouns, the indefinite article, and hay

Gramática 2          Saying how many: Numbers from 0 to 100

 

Tema 3 ¿Cómo es la universidad?

 

Vocabulario          En el campus universitario

Gramática 1          Specifying people and things and describing them: The definite article and adjectives

Gramática 2         Saying who it is: Subject pronouns and the verb ser

 

Tema 4 ¿Te gustan tus clases?  ¿Qué dice el profesor/la profesora?

 

Vocabulario          Los cursos universitarios y frases útiles

Resumen de gramática

En la vida real       En el centro de estudiantes internacionales

 

Hoy día

 

Lectores de hoy             Estudiar en el extranjero

Reading strategy            Recognizing cognates

Voces de la calle             Señas de identidad

Listening strategy           Anticipating content

Escritores en acción       Una consulta

Writing strategy              Identifying your audience

 

 

Capítulo 2          Después de clase

 

Tema 1 ¿Qué día? ¿A qué hora?

 

Vocabulario       Mi horario        

Gramática 1       Describing your schedule: Time and the days of the week

Gramática 2       Saying where you are: The verb estar

 

 

Tema 2 ¿Qué te gusta hacer después de clase?

 

Vocabulario       Las actividades diarias

Gramática 1       Talking about your activities: Regular -ar verbs

Gramática 2       Asking questions: Question formation

Tema 3 ¿Adónde vas?

 

Vocabulario      Lugares cerca de la universidad

Gramática 1       Indicating location: Prepositions of place and contractions with de

  Gramática 2      Saying what you are going to do: Ir, contractions with a, ir a + infinitive               

 

Tema 4 ¿Adónde te gusta ir los fines de semana?

 

Vocabulario                   Los pasatiempos

Resumen de gramática

En la vida real    En la Cámara de Comercio

 

 

Hoy día

 

Lectores de hoy                         Moda global

Reading strategy                       Guessing meaning from context

Voces de la calle             Centros sociales comunitarios

Listening strategy           Identifying the main idea

Escritores en acción       Tu perfil en Internet

Writing strategy              Brainstorming.

 

Capítulo 3         En familia

 

Tema 1 ¿Cómo es tu familia?


Vocabulario       Los familiares
Gramática 1       Saying whose it is: The possessive adjectives

Gramática 2       Describing relationships: The verbs tener and venir

 

Tema 2 ¿Cómo pasas el día?


Vocabulario       Un día típico

Gramática 1       Describing your daily activities: Regular -er and -ir verbs

Gramática 2       Describing people: Idiomatic expressions with tener


Tema 3  ¿Qué haces los sábados?  

                                                              
Vocabulario       Más pasatiempos
Gramática 1       Talking about your activities: The verbs hacer, salir, poner, traer, ver, and oír; and

                        thepersonal a

Gramática 2:      Talking about what you do with friends and family: Pronouns used after prepositions

Tema 4 ¿Cómo es?                     

 

Vocabulario          El aspecto físico y el carácter

Resumen de gramática

En la vida real     En el Centro de Servicios Familiares

 

Hoy día

 

Lectores de hoy                         Publicidad en español

Reading strategy            Skimming

Voces de la calle            Crecer en una familia hispana

Listening strategy           Listening for specific information

Escritores en acción       Retrato de familia

Writing strategy              Visualizing your topic

 

 

Capítulo 4   En casa

 

Tema 1 ¿Cómo es tu casa?

 

Vocabulario       La casa y los muebles
Gramática 1       Giving your address and other information: Numbers above 100

Gramática 2       Negating: Indefinite and negative words                                                 

 

Tema 2 ¿Cómo es tu cuarto?


Vocabulario       Los muebles y los colores
Gramática 1       Describing: Using ser and estar

Gramática 2       Making comparisons: Comparatives                                                        

 

Tema 3 ¿Cómo pasas el día?


Vocabulario       Más actividades diarias
Gramática 1       Talking about your daily activities: Stem-changing verbs

Gramática 2       Describing how you do things: Adverbs                                                   

 

Tema 4  ¿Te gusta tu barrio?

                                                         
Vocabulario       El barrio y los vecinos
Resumen de gramática
En la vida real    En una agencia de bienes raíces

 

Hoy día

 

Lectores de hoy                         La música, ¿símbolo de identidad?

Reading strategy                       Predicting content

Voces de la calle             Educadores de hoy

Listening strategy           Anticipating what people say

Escritores en acción       Un correo electrónico informal

Writing strategy              Using conventional phrases and logical organization

 

 

Capítulo 5  Los fines de semana

 

Tema 1 ¿Qué haces los sábados?

 

Vocabulario       La rutina diaria

Gramática 1       Describing your routine: Reflexive verbs

Gramática 2       Saying what you do for each other: Reciprocal verbs

 

Tema 2 ¿Qué te vas a poner?

 

Vocabulario       La ropa

Gramática 1       Pointing out people and things: Demonstrative adjectives and pronouns

Gramática 2       Saying what you intend to do:  Using reflexive and reciprocal verbs in the infinitive


Tema 3 ¿Te estás divirtiendo?       

                                                        

Vocabulario       Una fiesta 

Gramática 1       Describing what people are doing at the moment: The present progressive

Gramática 2       Making plans and setting the date: Months and dates


Tema 4 ¿Qué tiempo hace?

 

Vocabulario       El tiempo y las estaciones

Resumen de gramática

En la vida real    En el Servicio de Protección al Menor

 

Hoy día

 

Lectores de hoy             Pronóstico del tiempo

Reading strategy                        Using standard formats

Voces de la calle             Mi gente, mi herencia

Listening strategy           Listening for words of the same family

Escritores en acción       Confirmación de una visita

Writing strategy              Sequencing actions

 

 

Capítulo 6 En Internet

 

Tema 1 ¿Qué aplicaciones informáticas usas?

 

Vocabulario       Los procesadores de texto

 

Comprehension strategies:  Recognizing cognates and Using standard formats.

 

Repaso 1           Expressing the verb to be: Ser, estar and hay

Repaso 2           Naming and describing people and things: Articles, nouns, and adjectives

Repaso 3           Saying how many: Numbers

Repaso 4           Making comparisons: Comparatives

 

Tema 2  ¿Qué es la red??

 

Vocabulario       Los sitios web y las búsquedas

Comprehension strategy: S kimming

 

Repaso 1           Saying what people do: Conjugations of -ar, -er-, and —ir verbs

Repaso 2           Requesting information: Question formation

Repaso 3           Saying what people have: Tener and tener expressions

Repaso 4           Saying what people do: Verbs with irregular yo forms

 

Tema 3 ¿Qué hacemos en Internet?

 

Vocabulario       Usos de Internet

Comprehension strategies: Anticipating content and G uessing meaning from context.

 

Repaso 1           Saying where you go and what you are going to do: Ir, ir a + infinitive

Repaso 2           Indicating whose it is: Possessive adjectives

Repaso 3           Pointing out which one: Demonstratives

Repaso 4           Saying what people do: Stem-changing verbs

 

Tema 4  ¿Con quién te comunicas?

 

Vocabulario       Las comunidades en línea, los blogs y los foros

 

Comprehension strateys: Identifying the main idea

 

Repaso 1           Saying what people do for themselves: Reflexive verbs

Repaso 2           Saying what people do for each other: Reciprocal verbs

Repaso 3           Describing what is happening: The present progressive

Repaso 4           Describing how: Adverbs

 



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