Vocabulary representing significant and useful words explained and practiced in Spanish
Literature selected for accessibility and intrinsic interest to students. The follow up questions check for comprehension in a meaningful way and enable students to relate to personally relate to the literary themes including:
Literary themes include:
Dream vs. reality
Coping with the loss of someone or something special
Response to parental expectations
Pivotal childhood experiences
The real, the unreal, and the absurd
Cultural diversity and tolerance
Societal expectations and stereotypes
Identity: what defines us
Attitudes about life and death
Solidarity vs. solitude
Grammar is presented and practiced in Spanish in contexts that relate to the theme, author, or literary selection in each chapter.
Review in each chapter provides a set of exercises to reinforce grammar from previous chapters.
Chapter Tests: provides a test for each chapter
ExamView Computer Test Bank: built-in, editable tests for every chapter
Teacher’s Resource Book includes the audio program CD and other resources organized by chapter
Companion Web Site provides additional vocabulary and grammar practice. Students also can access the audio program conferencias as downloadable MP3 files.