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Understanding Social Problems, Policies, and Programs (Social Problems and Social Issues)

In this fourth edition of a social work standard, Leon Ginsberg and Julie Miller-Cribbs offer an updated version of the text that has introduced... thousands of social work students to the defining policies and procedures of the profession. Concise yet comprehensive, the volume surveys the span of social welfare history, explains the elements of social welfare policy education, and describes the impact of executive, legislative, and judicial initiatives on the delivery of social services. With this edition, the authors cover all the required content areas for the social welfare policy and service sequence as specified in the Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards of the Council on Social Work Education's Commission on Accreditation.

Avanzando: Gramatica espanola y lectura (Spanish Edition)

Tackling the complexities of the Spanish language just got easier with the new sixth edition of Avanzando. This traditional intermediate-level book... covers both spoken and written Spanish grammar to improve one's comprehension of the language. It incorporates updated vocabulary and topics covering new technology. The grammar scope and sequence has also been updated to provide more balance in length and difficulty.

Sonidos en contexto: Una introducci??n a la fon?(C)tica del espa??ol con especial referencia a la vida real (Spanish Edition)

Sonidos en contexto is a comprehensive, theory-independent description of Spanish phonetics and phonology for intermediate to advanced students. It... provides articulatory descriptions of native pronunciations, as well as practical advice on producing native-like sounds and a logical progression of exercises leading to that end. What sets this book apart from other phonetics texts is its emphasis on real-world examples of spoken Spanish, using native pronunciation modeled in natural contexts. While other available texts stress phonetic theory, this one provides hands-on activities that are entertaining, culturally framed, and relevant to students' interests and experiences. The book also includes a downloadable instructor's manual, as well as engaging, colorful exercises in the text, photos of realia, and a high quality and very diverse 6-hour audio program.

Como se dice...? (World Languages)

?C?MO SE DICE . . . ? Tenth Edition has proven itself as the most solid, reliable, full-scope introductory Spanish program in the market. Its solid... four-skills methodology, unparalleled grammar explanations, flexibility, and ease-of-use been some of the main reasons for the program's success with students and longevity in the language classroom. The tenth edition features all new chapter dialogues, student centered activities, updated vocabulary and cultural information, additional literary readings, and a technology package that includes iLrn: HEINLE Learning Center.

Student Activities Manual for Caycedo Garner's Claro que si!, 7th

The Workbook section provides a variety of practice to reinforce the vocabulary and grammar presented in each chapter and to help develop reading and... writing skills. The Lab Manual section includes pronunciation explanations and practice as well as a variety of listening activities to develop listening comprehension.

Vistas: Introduccion a la lengua espanola - Student Edition

"This text retains the highly successful features of the previous edition, plus includes many exciting new features designed to keep VISTAS the most... student-friendly program available."

Entre mundos: An Integrated Approach for the Native Speaker (2nd Edition)

This highly motivating and interactive book presents heritage speakers of Spanish with authentic materials that highlight Hispanic cultures within... and beyond the United States. KEY TOPICS Unique in its approach to the development of the four language skills-listening, speaking, reading, writing, the book offers learners the opportunity to practice vocabulary and grammar consistently integrated with the content of the readings. For native Spanish speakers as well as advanced non-native learners of the language.

Eso es!: Breve gram??tica para la comunicacion (World Languages)

An invaluable resource for intermediate Spanish students, this flexible, modular approach to Spanish grammar serves not only as a complete grammar... review, but also as a reference book and a practice manual. A practical worktext presented in 24 chapters, Eso es! is designed either for use with the reader Exploraciones, or as an independent reference text for a composition, conversation, or reading/literature course.

Temas: Spanish for the Global Community (with Audio CD) (Available Titles CengageNOW)

TEMAS, Second Edition is the pioneering text which provides opportunities for students to effect change in the world beyond the confines of their... classrooms through the use of their emerging linguistic skills in real life challenges. The pedagogical foundations as well as its thematic orientation are maintained in the second edition, while authentic language use through interactive real-world tasks remains at the core of the program. TEMAS is committed to its goal of preparing learners of Spanish for professional and social interactions with native speakers in the global community, both in the United States and abroad.

??Claro que si! 6th Enhanced Edition

CLARO QUE SI! has been upgraded to an ENHANCED sixth edition. CLARO QUE SI! is now completely integrated with its very own iLrn?: Heinle Learning... Center course (an all-in-one online solution for the introductory Spanish course). CLARO QUE SI! takes a functional, integrated skills approach that helps students develop receptive and productive skills simultaneously. Students acquire communicative skills while gaining an awareness of and appreciation for Hispanic cultures. The program's practical, relevant themes, lively practice, and engaging technology components start learners communicating early and confidently. Consistent recycling of material and a balance of serious and humorous content make learning Spanish enjoyable. All of this has now been enhanced through the integration of iLrn: Heinle Learning Center.