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Each chapter of this successful beginning Spanish program weaves together solid language instruction and opportunities for real-life communication with the rich and colorful threads of Spanish-speaking cultures.
Table of Contents
|Preliminar: íMUCHO GUSTO! Communicative goals: Greet others, introduce yourself and say good-bye|
|Exchange personal information (origin, age, address, etc.)|
|Identify quantities of objects|
|Ask and answer questions|
|Vocabulary: Greetings and good-byes|
|Numbers 0 to 30|
|The Spanish alphabet|
|Structures: Subject pronouns and the Present tense of the verb ser and tener|
|The verb form hay and numbers 1-30|
|Question words and inflection|
|The Spanish alphabet|
|Cultural Information: El lugar de encuentro: Las Plazas|
|+Ser informal o formal? +T· o usted? El mundo hispanoamericano|
|En Una Clase De Espa-Ol: Los Estados Unidos|
|Communicative goals: Identify people and things in the classroom|
|Indicate relationships and specify colors|
|Describe everyday activities|
|Talk about academic courses and university buildings|
|Say what you like and don?t like doing|
|Vocabulary: In the classroom|
|Foreign languages and other academic courses and majors|
|University places and buildings|
|The time and the days of the week|
|Structures: Definite and indefinite articles and how to make nouns plural (gender of nouns)|
|Present tense of regular -ar verbs|
|Me gusta + infinitive|
|Cultural Information: El espa±ol en los Estados Unidos|
|La educaci=n en LatinoamTrica y Espa±a|
|El sistema de 24 horas|
|En Una Reuni+N De Familia: M+Xico|
|Communicative goals: Define and ask about family relationships|
|Indicate ownership and possession|
|Describe people and things|
|Express physical status|
|Count from 30 to 100|
|Describe daily activities at home or at school|
|Vocabulary: The family|
|Physical features and personality|
|Numbers 31 to 100|
|Structures: Possessive adjectives|
|Possession with de(l)|
|Common uses of the verb ser|
|Agreement with descriptive adjectives|
|Present tense of -er and -ir verbs|
|Common uses of the verb tener|
|Cultural Information: Los nombres y apellidos en espa±ol|
|La familia hispana|
|El Tiempo Libre En Colombia|
|Communicative goals: Describe leisure-time activities|
|Express likes and dislikes|
|Express plans and intentions|
|Describe basic actions, places and activities in town|
|Talk about the months, seasons, and the weather|
|Vocabulary: Sports and leisure-time activities|
|The months, the seasons, and weather expressions|
|Structures: Gustar + infinitive and gustar + nouns|
|Ir a + destination or infinitive|
|Irregular yo verbs|
|Saber, conocer, and the personal a|
|Cultural Information: Los deportes en el mundo hispano|
|El cafT en Colombia y en el mundo|
|En La Casa: Espa-A|
|Communicative goals: Describe the features of your home or personal residence|
|Talk about furniture and appliances|
|Describe household chores|
|State locations and describe feelings|
|Describe actions in progress|
|Count from 100 and higher|
|Vocabulary: Home and furniture|
|Appliances and household chores|
|Numbers 100 and above|
|Structures: Present tense of stem-changing verbs (e>ie, o>ue, e>i)|
|More idioms with tener|
|Affirmative t· commands|
|Estar and the present progressive|
|Cultural Information: Gaudf y su obra|
|Viviendas en LationamTrica y Espa±a|
|La Salud: Bolivia Y Paraguay|
|Communicative goals: 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|
|Describing people, things, and conditions|
|Pointing out people and things|
|Vocabulary: The human body|
|Health care (illnesses, symptoms, and medical treatments)|
|Structures: Reflexive pronouns and present tense of reflexive verbs|
|Acabar de + infinitive|
|Ser vs. estar|
|Demonstrative adjectives and pronouns|
|Cultural Information: Bolivia y la salud|
|Tradici=n de hierbas: Yerba mate en Paraguay y las hojas de coca en los Andes|
|+Quieres Comer Conmigo Esta Noche? Venezuela|
|Communicative goals: Talk about foods and beverages for breakfast, lunch, and dinner|
|Order food in a restau|
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