Synopses & Reviews
This highly motivating and interactive proficiency-based text presents native speakers of Spanish with authentic materials that highlight Hispanic cultures within and beyond the United States. Unique in its approach to the development of the four language skills, Entre mundos
consistently integrates the practice of vocabulary and grammar within the context of the readings. New to this edition
- Updated and streamlined contemporary materials
- A listening comprehension strand
- En su diarioa new section in each chapter focusing on reflective writing
- El poder de las palabrasdevoted to difficult translations and language usage problems common to bilingual speakers
- Wider range of writing activitiesincludes a writing strategies section for each chapter
- Workbook providing students with opportunities to refine their academic language skills, further develop their linguistic repertoire, investigate cultural issues of each of the 20 Spanish-speaking countries, and hone their Internet research skills
For courses in Spanish for Native Speakers.
This highly motivating and interactive text presents heritage speakers of Spanish with authentic materials that highlight Hispanic cultures within and beyond the United States. Unique in its approach to the development of the four language skills—listening, speaking, reading, writing, the book offers students the opportunity to practice vocabulary and grammar consistently integrated with the content of the readings.
0133884163 / 9780133884166 Entre mundos: An Integrated Approach for the Native Speaker Plus Spanish Grammar Checker Access Card (one semester)
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0131834096 / 9780131834095 Entre mundos: An Integrated Approach for the Native Speaker
0133893782 / 9780133893786 Spanish Grammar Checker Access Card (one semester)
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About the Author
Deana Alonso-Lyrintsis was born and raised in Mexico City. After graduating from high school and studying for a year at the Universidad Autónoma de México (UNAM), her family moved to the United States. She earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Mathematics and a Master’s Degree in Spanish from San Diego State University. She also holds a Master’s Degree in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages from California State University, Los Angeles. She served for four years as consultant and teacher leader at the Los Angeles area site of the California Foreign Language Project. In addition, Deana co-authored several texts for teaching Spanish to non natives. Deana taught for five years at Citrus College. She is currently Professor of Spanish as Southwestern College. She has traveled extensively throughout Europe and Latin America.
Brandon Zaslow was born and educated in the United States. He holds graduate degrees in Spanish and Education from the University of California, Los Angeles where he was a University Distinguished Scholar and from California State University, Los Angeles. From 1990 to 1995, he held a teaching position in UCLA’s Graduate School of Education where he taught Methods of Foreign Language Instruction and Primary and English Language Development. Since 1995, he serves as Director of the Los Angeles Area Site of the California Foreign Language Project, which is funded by the legislature through the Office of the President of the University of California to improve K-16 foreign, second and heritage language programs. In addition to serving on a team that authored a program for Spanish for non native speakers, Brandon worked to develop California’s Classroom Oral Competency Interview (COCI), Classroom Writing Competency Assessment (CWCA), and Classroom Receptive Competency Matrix (CRCM) and was a contributor and consultant to the current Foreign Language Framework for California Public Schools. Recently, Brandon was honored by his colleagues being named California’s Language Teacher of the Year.
Table of Contents
1. Vamos a conocernos.
2. ¿Qué significa ser hispano?
3. El español en el mundo.
4. Todos somos diferentes.
5. La familia.
6. La familia en crisis.
7. La comunidad.
8. Los estudios.
9. Las carreras del futuro.
10. El mundo de hoy.
11. La comunidad mexicana en los Estados Unidos.
12. La comunidad puertorriqueña en los Estados Unidos.
13. La comunidad cubana en los Estados Unidos.
14. La violencia.
15. Las clases sociales.
16. La libertad de expresión.
17. La delincuencia.
18. Culturas en contacto.