Synopses & Reviews
¡Con brío!, Second Edition celebrates the rich diversity of the Spanish-speaking world. This 12-chapter Introductory Spanish program, designed to address the needs and life circumstances of a broad audience, takes a highly practical approach that focuses on useful vocabulary presented through each chapter’s unique visual escenas, functional grammar of high-frequency usage, situational and contextual activities, and cultural selections relevant to everyday life and everyday interactions.
This powerful resource helps anyone learning Spanish gain the confidence and skills they need to communicate with Spanish speakers. It focuses on functional communication that gives them early success in the language and encourages them to use Spanish in their lives and communities. The book includes situational activities about the ever-increasing presence of Latino culture in the United States and the strong connection between the U.S. and Hispanic countries. Emphasis is also placed on communicative activities and writing to reinforce the reader's comprehension of the language.