Synopses & Reviews
¡El espa±ol actual!
Lets talk in Spanish!
¡Vamos a hablar en espa±ol!
This comprehensive text introduces students to Spanish, emphasizing the language as it is spoken today. Students are also treated to the richness of Spanish culture, both past and contemporary. Helpful and attractive learning features include: Sample answers, graded exercises, a pronunciation guide, and bilingual glossaries that help make Spanish easy Amusing illustrations, puzles, and cartoons that make learning fun An introduction to Hispanic culture in the Americas Includes a detachable teachers manual
The updated 7th edition of this combination textbook and workbook is designed as an introduction to Spanish for classroom use. The emphasis is on oral proficiencyconversational speaking and listening comprehensionbut the authors also present detailed instruction in the fundamentals of Spanish grammar, vocabulary, reading comprehension, and writing in Spanish. The book is filled with exercises and answers, true-to-life dialogues, humorous cartoons, illustrations of Hispanic art, and photos that capture the flavor of Spanish culture in Spain and Latin America. In this new edition, the lessons have been enriched with subtopics to enhance conversational speech. A teacher's manual is also available.