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Mas alla de las palabras: Intermediate Spanish, 3a Edicion

Mas alla de las palabras: Intermediate Spanish, 3a Edicion

Olga Gallego, Concepción B. Godev, Mary Jane Kelley

ISBN: 978-1-118-51234-0

Feb 2014

496 pages

In Stock

$161.95

Description

Mas all de las palabras, 3rd edition ensures a smooth transition between the first and second year of language study. With rich and effective integration of culture and language, each chapter focuses on a set of topics related to a broad cultural theme and fully integrates it with language development. A motivational approach introduces literature with selections that reflect one of the chapter’s cultural themes and activities that require students to interact personally with the text. Development strategies for all four skills prepare students for future courses in composition, conversation, literature, and civilization.

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Capítulo 1: Nuestra identidad

Capítulo 2: Las relaciones de nuestra gente

Capítulo 3: Nuestra comunidad bicultural

Capítulo 4: La diversidad de nuestras costumbres y creencias

Capítulo 5: Nuestra herencia indígena, africana y española

Capítulo 6: Tradición y modernidad (México y España)

Capítulo 7: Ideologías de nuestra sociedad (Países del Caribe)

Capítulo 8: Explorar nuestro mundo (Centroamérica)

Capítulo 9: Nuestra herencia precolombina (Países andinos)

Capítulo 10: Nuestra presencia en el mundo (Países del cono sur)
  • Chapter Structure: Each chapter now follows has the same structure with one reading or Miniconferencia in each of three temas, followed by the Más allá section.
  • Grammar Activities: Grammar activities have been revised throughout, and new form-focused activities appear in each tema.
  • A new Vocabulario esencial feature integrates practical, every-day vocabulary into each set of grammar activities.
  • Ven a conocer now includes a Viaje virtual, featured in Más allá section.
  • A new Videoteca available in WileyPLUS includes new video footage relevant to chapter themes.
  • Graduated learning and a smooth transition between the first and second year of language study.
  • Rich and effective integration of culture and language: Each chapter focuses on a set of topics related to a broad cultural theme and fully integrates it with language development. Amotivational approach introduces literature with selections that reflect one of the chapter’s cultural themes and activities that require students to interact personally with the text.
  • Recycling icons added for instructor reference emphasize already known or introduced grammar and vocabulary.
  • Simplified instructional techniques facilitate the learning process as each chapter follows a structure that divides complex activities into subtasks and builds skills gradually.
  • Development strategies for all four skills prepare students for future courses in composition, conversation, literature, and civilization.