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Imagenes [With CD] (Spanish Edition)

Imagenes [With CD] (Spanish Edition)
Author: Debbie Rusch - Marcela Dominguez - Lucia Caycedo G
ISBN 13: 9780618704699
ISBN 10: 618704698
Edition: 2
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH)
Publication Date: 2006-02-14
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 368
List Price: $148.95

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.

  • New! Revised grammar sequence reinforces the introduction of the preterit in Chapters 6 and 7 by immediately presenting the preterit and imperfect contrast in Chapters 8 and 9; covers the subjunctive in Chapters 10 and 11; and now presents comparisons of equality and inequality as well as formal and familiar commands in Chapter 12.
  • New! Activities following each grammar point reinforce the concept by motivating students to practice.
  • New! Visually enhanced grammar presentations clarify the structures with two-column charts featuring examples, drawings, graphics, and color.
  • New! Correlated vocabulary sections reflect the new grammar sequence to provide greater chapter cohesion. Current technology topics are reflected in the vocabulary throughout the text.
  • Approach based on six solid principles of learning cultivates active learners: 1) people learn by doing; 2) skill integration promotes language development; 3) language is culture and culture is reflected in language; 4) self-expression in language contributes to attaining proficiency; 5) recycling of material is essential to move from learning to acquisition; 6) learning is enhanced when it is enjoyable.
  • Flexible, manageable coverage in a streamlined scope and sequence features a preliminary plus twelve chapters that emphasize high-frequency functions and respective grammar points to provide ampleopportunities for classroom interaction.
  • Focus on practical, thematic vocabulary enables learners to converse early about things that are relevant to their lives, such as their name, age, interests, and everyday activities.