Sol y Viento Student Edition with Online Learning Center Bind in Card

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2004-12-27
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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This exciting new film-based introductory Spanish program seamlessly integrates the feature-length filmSol y vientointo the instructional and learning experience. Created specifically for beginning language learners, the movie was filmed on location in Chile, Mexico, and the United States. It tells the story of a Chilean family and their winery, and of a young U.S. Latino businessman who finds himself intricately involved with the family as his company tries to buy their land. Mystery, romance, and the unexplainable forces of nature all play a part of this spellbinding story as it unfolds.TheSol y vientotextbook and accompanying ancillaries have been developed in conjunction with this exciting movie. Language is presented within the context of the movie, and linguistic skills are developed through engaging, meaningful activities that encourage students to develop real-world skills and abilities. Instructors and students are likely to findSol y vientoto be a breath of fresh air: a highly motivating introductory Spanish program designed especially for today's learners!

Table of Contents

  • The numbering system of lessons includes A and B lessons, each of which correspond to an episode of the film. For example, Lecciones 1A and 1B correspond to Episodio 1.
  • The Leccin preliminar and Leccin 1A provide a comprehensive listing of contents for those lessons, as representative of the other lessons. Lecciones 1B - 9B provide only the vocabulary topics and grammatical structures.
  • Leccin preliminar: Aqu estamos!

    Primera parte

  • Vocabulario: Me llamo

  • (Meeting and Greeting People: Introductions)
  • Vistazo cultural: Los saludos
  • Gramtica: Soy de Mxico.
    (Expressing Origin: Introduction to ser)
  • Segunda parte

  • Vocabulario: Las materias

  • (Talking About Majors and Classes: School Subjects)
  • Gramtica: El clculo y las matemticas
    (Naming Things: Articles, Gender, and Plurality)
  • Tercera parte

  • Vocabulario: En la sala de clase
  • (Talking About People and Things in the Classroom and on Campus: Classroom Objects)
  • Gramtica: Estn aqu.

  • (Expressing Location: Introduction to estar)
  • De Sol y viento
  • Enfoque lingstico: Two Verbs that Mean the Same Thing?
  • Sol y viento
  • Prlogo: Los espritus
  • Resumen de vocabulario

    Episodio 1: La llegada

    Leccin 1A: Sobre los horarios

    Primera parte

  • Vocabulario: Llevo quince crditos

  • Talking About Your Course Load: Numbers 0-30
  • Vistazo cultural: Los cursos y los crditos
  • Gramtica: Estudio y trabajo?

  • Talking About Activities: Regular ar Verbs
  • De Sol y viento
  • Enfoque lingstico: The Importance (or Not) of Inflections
  • Segunda parte

  • Vocabulario: Los das de la semana

  • More About Schedules: Days of the Week
  • Vistazo cultural: Los calendarios
  • Gramtica: Necesito estudiar.

  • Talking about Needing or Wanting to Do Something: Verb + Infinitive
  • De Sol y viento
  • Sol y viento: Enfoque cultural
  • Tercera parte

  • Vocabulario: A qu hora?

  • Talking About When You Do Things: Telling Time
  • Vistazo cultural: De 0:00 a 24:00
  • Gramtica: Es mi libro.

  • Talking About Ownership: Unstressed Possessive Adjectives
  • De Sol y viento
  • Vistazo cultural: Los dialectos
  • Sol y viento: A primera vista
  • Antes de ver el episodio
  • Despus de ver el episodio

  • Resumen de vocabulario

    Leccin 1B: Ms sobre las actividades

    Primera parte

  • Vocabulario: Cundo?

  • Asking Questions: Summary of Interrogative Words
  • Gramtica: Dnde vives?

  • More on Activities and Schedules: Present Tense of Regular er and ir Verbs

    Segunda parte

  • Vocabulario: Hace calor en junio!

  • Talking About Times of the Year: Months, Weather, Seasons
  • Gramtica: Vas a estudiar esta noche?

  • Expressing Future Events: ir + a + infinitive

    Tercera parte

  • Vocabulario: Es un hombre serio.

  • Describing Personalities: Adjectives
  • Gramtica: Es una mujer seria.

  • More on Describing People: Adjective Placement and Agreement

    Episodio 2: El encuentro

    Leccin 2A: En la universidad y la ciudad

    Primera parte

  • Vocabulario: Cuntos aos tiene?

  • Expressing Age: Numbers 31-100
  • Gramtica: Vengo de los Estados Unidos.

  • More on Talking About Activities: Verbs that End in go

    Segunda parte

  • Vocabulario: Est lejos o cerca?

  • Expressing Where Things and Places Are Located: Prepositions of Location
  • Gramtica: Mi trabajo est cerca.

  • More on Talking About Where Things and Places Are: More on estar + Location; quedar + Location

    Tercera parte

  • Vocabulario: Tengo que ir al banco.

  • Talking About Where you Do Things: Places in the City
  • Gramtica: Puedo caminar.

  • More on Talking About Activities: o -->ue, e --> ie Stem-Changing Verbs

    Leccin 2B: Vamos de compras!

    Primera parte

  • Vocabulario: La ropa

  • Talking About What People Wear: Clothing
  • Gramtica: Debo seguir

  • More on Talking About Peoples Activities: e -->i Stem-Changing Verbs

    Segunda parte

  • Vocabulario: Hay doscientas blusas rojas.

  • More on Describing: Colors; Numbers 100-1,000
  • Gramtica: Qu es esto?

  • Pointing Things Out: Demosntrative Adjectives and Pronouns

    Tercera parte

  • Vocabulario: De compras

  • Talking About Buying Things: Vocabulary Related to Shopping
  • Gramtica: Est bien.

  • Talking About Expected and Unexpected Qualities: More on ser and estar

    Episodio 3: A la via

    Leccin 3A: La familia

    Primera parte

  • Vocabulario: Mi familia

  • Describing Families: Members of the Immediate Family; Pets
  • Gramtica: Conozco a la familia. Sabes dnde estn?

  • Expressing Knowledge or Familiarity: Saber and conocer; Verbs that End in -zco

    Segunda parte

  • Vocabulario: Los otros parientes

  • More on Describing Families: Extended Family Members
  • Gramtica: La conoce?

  • Eliminating Redundancy: Direct Object Pronouns

    Tercera parte

  • Vocabulario: No es muy alto.

  • Describing How People Look: Physical Traits
  • Gramtica: Es ms alto que yo.

  • More on Describing People and Things: Comparisons of Equality and Inequality

    Leccin 3B: A comer!

    Primera parte

  • Vocabulario: El desayuno

  • Talking About What You Eat in the Morning: Breakfast
  • Gramtica: No lo s tampoco.

  • Expressing Negation: Indefinite and Negative Words

    Segunda parte

  • Vocabulario: El almuerzo y la merienda

  • Talking About What You Eat During the Day: Lunch and Snacking
  • Gramtica: Est muy serio.

  • Talking About Conditions and Traits: Ser Versus estar with Adjectives

    Tercera parte

  • Vocabulario: La cena

  • Talking About What You Eat at Night: Dinner
  • Gramtica: Le gusta el vino?

  • Talking About To Whom and For Whom: Indirect Object Pronouns and gustar

    Episodio 4: Otro encuentro

    Leccin 4A: Cuando no trabajo

    Primera parte

  • Vocabulario: El tiempo libre

  • Talking About What You Do When You Dont Study or Work: Pastime Activities
  • Gramtica: Lo pas muy bien.

  • Introduction to Talking About the Past: Preterite Tense of Regular ar Verbs

    Segunda parte

  • Vocabulario: El ejercicio y el gimnasio

  • Talking More About Leisure Time Activities: Vocabulary Related to Sports and Fitness
  • Gramtica: Volv tarde.

  • More on Talking About the Past: Preterite of Regular er and ir Verbs

    Tercera parte

  • Vocabulario: Cundo celebras tu cumpleaos?

  • Talking About Special Events: Special Occasions and Holidays
  • Gramtica: Qu hiciste?

  • More on Talking About the Past: Irregular Preterite Forms

    Leccin 4B: En casa

    Primera parte

  • Vocabulario: Dnde vives?

  • Talking About Buildings and Where People Live: Vocabulary Related to Dwellings and Buildings
  • Gramtica: No durmi bien.

  • More on Talking About the Past: e--> i, o --> u Preterite Stem Changes

    Segunda parte

  • Vocabulario: Es mi silln favorito.

  • Talking About Things in the House: Vocabulary Related to Furniture and Rooms
  • Gramtica: Ya te lo dije.

  • More on Avoiding Redundancy: Double-Object Pronouns

    Tercera parte

  • Vocabulario: Te gusta lavar la ropa?

  • Talking About Domestic Tasks: Domestic Chores and Routines
  • Gramtica: Para m?

  • Talking About What Something Is For: Introduction to por Versus para

    Episodio 5: Un da perfecto

    Leccin 5A: La tecnologa y yo

    Primera parte

  • Vocabulario: Mi computadora

  • Talking About Everyday Technology: Vocabulary Related to Computers and Computer Use
  • Gramtica: Me fascina!

  • More on Talking About Likes and Dislikes: Verbs Like gustar

    Segunda parte

  • Vocabulario: Mi celular

  • Talking About Reliance on Technology: Vocabulary Related to Electronic Devices
  • Gramtica: Me conozco bien.

  • Talking About What People Do to and for Themselves: True Reflexive Constructions

    Tercera parte

  • Vocabulario: Mi niez y juventud

  • Talking About When You Were Younger: Typical Childhood and Adolescent Activities
  • Gramtica: En qu trabajabas?

  • Talking About What You Used to Do: Introduction to the Imperfect Tense

    Leccin 5B: rase una vez

    Primera parte

  • Vocabulario: En 1972

  • Expressing Years: Numbers 1,000 2,000,000
  • Gramtica: Qu hacas cuando te llam?

  • More on Talking About the Past: Contrasting the Preterite and Imperfect

    Segunda parte

  • Vocabulario: Durante la gerra

  • Talking About Historical Events: Important Events and Occurrences
  • Gramtica: No lo saba!

  • More on Talking About the Past: More on Using the Preterite and Imperfect Together

    Tercera parte

  • Vocabulario: Me gradu en 2000.

  • Talking About Special Events: Personal Events, Triumphs, and Failures
  • Gramtica: Tena 30 aos cuando naci mi primer hijo.

  • More on Talking About the Past: Summary of the Preterite and Imperfect

    Episodio 6: Confrontacin

    Leccin 6A: Vamos al extranjero

    Primera parte

  • Vocabulario: Para hacer viajes

  • Talking About Taking Trips and Traveling: Travel Vocabulary
  • Gramtica: Vuelva Ud. maana.

  • Giving Instructions: Affirmative Formal Commands

    Segunda parte

  • Vocabulario: Cmo llego?

  • How to Get from Here to There: Giving and Receiving Directions
  • Gramtica: No vuelvan tarde!

  • More on Giving Instructions: Negative Formal Commands

    Tercera parte

  • Vocabulario: En el restaurante

  • Ordering Meals in a Restaurant: Dining Out
  • Gramtica: Lo he pasado muy bien!

  • Taking About What Has Happened: Introduction to the Present Perfect

    Leccin 6B: La naturaleza y el medio ambiente

    Primera parte

  • Vocabulario: Cmo es el paisaje?

  • Talking About the Natural World: Geography and Geographical Features
  • Gramtica: Ten paciencia!

  • More on Giving Instructions: Affirmative Informal Commands

    Segunda parte

  • Vocabulario: El medio ambiente

  • Talking About the Environment: Environmental and Ecological Matters
  • Gramtica: No me hables!

  • More on Giving Instructions: Negative Informal Commands

    Tercera parte

  • Vocabulario: De vacaciones

  • More on Talking About Trips: Activities to Do While on Vacation
  • Gramtica: Es el ms guapo de todos.

  • Expressing The Most and The Least: Superlatives

    Episodio 7: Bajo el sol

    Leccin 7A: Cmo te sientes?

    Primera parte

  • Vocabulario: Estoy tenso.

  • Talking About Feelings and Mental Conditions: Describing Emotions
  • Gramtica: Cmo se siente?

  • Talking About Reactions and Changes of Emotion: Pseudo-Reflexive Verbs

    Segunda parte

  • Vocabulario: Estoy un poco enfermo.

  • Talking about Health: Parts of the Body and Physical Health
  • Gramtica: Estaban contentos, no?

  • More on Talking About States of Being in the Past: Review of the Imperfect

    Tercera parte

  • Vocabulario: Me duele la garganta.

  • Telling the Doctor How You Feel: In the Doctors Office
  • Gramtica: Hace dos aos que se me rompi el brazo.

  • Talking About When Something Happened: Hacer in Expressions of Time

    Leccin 7B: Los dems y yo

    Primera parte

  • Vocabulario: Te tengo mucho cario.

  • Talking About How You Feel About Someone: Vocabulary Related to Feelings
  • Gramtica: Se conocen bien.

  • Talking About What People Do to and for Each Other: Reciprocal Reflexives

    Segunda parte

  • Vocabulario: Eres muy romntico.

  • More on Describing Peoples Traits: Describing People
  • Gramtica: Espero que sea divertido.

  • Talking About Your Wishes and Desires: Introduction to the Subjunctive

    Tercera parte

  • Vocabulario: Me engao!

  • Talking About Good and Bad Relationships: More on Relationships
  • Gramtica: A menos que no quieras

  • Talking About Contingencies and Conditions: Obligatory Subjunctive

    Episodio 8: Sin alternativa

    Leccin 8A: El dinero y las finanzas

    Primera parte

  • Vocabulario: Cmo manejas el dinero?

  • Talking About Money: Your Personal Finances
  • Gramtica: Qu ests haciendo?

  • Talking About What You Are doing Now: The Present Progressive

    Segunda parte

  • Vocabulario: Las deudas

  • Talking About Payments, Loans, and Debts: More on Personal Finances
  • Gramtica: Qu haras?

  • Talking About What You Would Do: Introduction to the Conditional

    Tercera parte

  • Vocabulario: La economa

  • Talking About the Economy: Local and World Markets
  • Gramtica: Si tuviera ms dinero

  • Expressing Hypothetical Events: Contrary-to-Fact Statements; Introduction to the Imperfect Subjunctive

    Leccin 8B: Los medios de comunicacin

    Primera parte

  • Vocabulario: Cmo te informas?

  • Getting Information: Talking About Current Events
  • Gramtica: Te llam por telfono.

  • Talking About How You Do Something: Por and para: A Summary

    Segunda parte

  • Vocabulario: No me convence.

  • Talking About the Media and How You Perceive It: Functions of the Media
  • Gramtica: Dudo que lo sepa.

  • Expressing Disbelief: Subjunctive of Doubt, Denial, and Uncertainty

    Tercera parte

  • Vocabulario: La responsabilidad cvica

  • Talking About Being a Valuable Member of Society: Civic Duty and Citizenship
  • Gramtica: Qu quieres que haga?

  • Talking About What You Want to Happen: Subjunctive of Volition and Desire

    Episodio 9: Un brindis por el futuro

    Leccin 9A: Obligaciones, responsabilidades y expectativas

    Primera parte

  • Vocabulario: Los animales

  • Talking About Our Relationships with Animals: Pets and Other Animals
  • Gramtica: Quiero un perro que sea obediente.

  • Expressing What You Are Looking for in Someone or Something: Subjunctive with Indefinite and Nonexistent Antecedents

    Segunda parte

  • Vocabulario: En el trabajo

  • Talking About Work Responsibilities: Vocbaulary Related to Work Behaviors
  • Gramtica: Se trabaja tarde cuando

  • Talking About What One Does: Impersonal and Passive se

    Tercera parte

  • Vocabulario: Cmo son los buenos amigos?

  • Talking About Friendships: Vocabulary Related to Friends Expectations
  • Gramtica: Quiero que lo hagas.

  • More on Talking About What You Want to Happen: Moer on Volition: Subjunctive versus Indicative or Infinitive

    Leccin 9B: Lo que nos espera

    Primera parte

  • Vocabulario: Las profesiones

  • Talking About Jobs and Professions: Vocabulary Related to Professions
  • Gramtica: Qu pasar?

  • Talking About the Future: Introduction to the Future Tense

    Segunda parte

  • Vocabulario: Mis metas personales

  • Talking About Goals and Aspirations: Vocabulary Related to Future Aspirations
  • Gramtica: No estar contento hasta que

  • More on Talking About the Future: Subjunctive with Future Time Events

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