Synopses & Reviews
The Audio CD Program
provides the audio for the listening activities in the Workbook / Lab Manual
, Volume 1, and is available for student purchase.
Note: The content of the Audio CD Program is also available as free downloadable MP3s from the Online Learning Center.
About the Author
Ana M. Pérez-Gironés received her M.A. in General Linguistics from Cornell University and is currently Adjunct Professor of Spanish at Wesleyan University where she coordinates the Spanish language program. She is co-author of Puntos de partida and ¿Qué tal?, and has published pedagogical materials for several other Spanish language programs. She has worked extensively in the development and implementation of computer-assisted materials for learning language and culture, such as Nuevos Destinos and most recently, En una palabra.Thalia Dorwick retired as McGraw-Hill's Editor-in-Chief for Humanities, Social Sciences, and Languages. For many years she was also in charge of McGraw-Hill's World Languages college list in Spanish, French, Italian, German, Japanese, and Russian. She has taught at Allegheny College, California State University (Sacramento), and Case Western Reserve University, where she received her Ph.D. in Spanish in 1973. She was recognized as an Outstanding Foreign Language Teacher by the California Foreign Language Teachers Association in 1978. Dr. Dorwick is the coauthor of several textbooks and the author of several articles on language teaching issues. She is a frequent guest speaker on topics related to language learning and she was also an invited speaker at the II Congreso Internacional de la Lengua Española, in Valladolid, Spain, in October 2001. In retirement, she consults for McGraw-Hill, especially in the area of world languages, which is of personal interest to her. She also serves on the Board of Trustees of Case Western Reserve University and on the Board of Directors of the Berkeley Repertory Theatre.