Imágenes An Introduction to Spanish Language and Cultures

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2006-02-10
  • Publisher: Heinle
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Taking an integrated-skills approach, Imágenes offers a strong emphasis on developing oral proficiency and cultural awareness and appreciation. The text's reduced scope and sequence combined with ample practice make it well suited for courses with fewer contact hours.

Table of Contents

Capitulo preliminar Vocabulario esencial
Las presentaciones (with el origen)
Los saludos y las despedidas
Paises hispanos y sus capitales
Expresiones para la clase
El alfabeto Gramatica para la communicacion
Accent and syllabication rules Cultura
Countries with largest numbers of Spanish-speakers
Tú vs usted
Use of adios
The abrazo
Spanish in the world
Changes in the Spanish alphabet Capitulo 1 Conversacion
En el Colegio Mayor Hispanoamericano
En la cafeteria del colegio mayor Vocabulario esencial
Los numeros del cero al cien: Using numbers
Las nacionalidades (singular): Identifying nationalities, stating national origins
Las ocupaciones: Discussing occupations Gramática para la communicacion
Introductions: Subject pronouns and llamarse (singular)
Stating origin: Ser + de, Ser + nationality
Indicating one's age: Tener
Talking about yourself and others: Subject pronouns
llamarse, tener, and ser
Singular and plural forms of adjectives of nationality
Asking and giving information: Question formation
Negating Cultura
Mas allá
La educacion
Oldest/largest universities
Student housing; Use of two last names
How to refer to people from the U.S.
Customs related to asking about age
The euro
Toledo steel
Different faces of Hispanics Imagenes
Reading Strategy: Scanning
Application form for the Colegio Mayor Hispanoamericano Material reciclado
Forms of address
Country names Capitulo 2 Conversación
ˇMe gusta mucho
Planes para una fiesta de bienvenida Vocabulario esencial
La habitación de Vicente: Identifying household objects
Acciones: Using verbs to describe actions
Los dias de la semana: Creating a weekly schedule Gramatica para la communicación
Using correct gender and number
Likes and dislikes: Gustar
Expressing possession: the preposition de
Possessive adjectives
Expressing likes and dislikes: Gustar
Expressing obligation: Tener que
Making plans: Ir a Cultura
Más allá
Internet; Number of Spanish-speakers that use the Internet
Fair Trade Coffee
Borrowed words
Unlucky day (martes 13)
Famous opera singers
Cordoba Imagenes
Reading strategy: Identifying cognates
Yahoo! pages
Video: Saludos y despedidas Material reciclado
Tener; Ser
Question formation Capitulo 3 Conversación
Una llamada de larga distancia
Hay familias...y...FAMILIAS Vocabulario esencial
Lugares: Indicating location
Las descripciones: Ser + adjective
Las descripciones: Estar + adjective Gramática para la communicacion
Expressing destination: Ir + a + place
Indicating location: Estar + en + place
Talking about the present: The present indicative (regular verbs and verbs with irregular yo forms)
Describing yourself and others: Descriptive adjectives
ser and estar + adjective; Position of adjectives
Discussing actions in progress: Present indicative and pre
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