Arriba

Arriba : Comunicacion Y Cultura

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For two-semester or three-semester courses in Elementary Spanish. This text introduces first-year Spanish students to the language within its cultural context. Rich in pedagogy and supported by carefully integrated supplementary materials, this complete and versatile program is the result of years of development and class testing. iArriba! Brief Edition contains twelve lecciones, topically organized and designed to encourage communication and offer insight into the language and culture of over 300 million people. CD-ROM is included FREE with each text!show more

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  • Mixed media product | 464 pages
  • 205.7 x 254 x 27.9mm | 1,156.67g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English, Spanish
  • 0130889350
  • 9780130889355

Table of contents

Leccion 1. Hola, A 'que tal? Comunicacion: Introducing yourself. Greeting and saying good-bye to friends. Describing your classroom. Understanding classroom expressions. Talking about yourself and others. Talking about what day or month it is. Estructuras:The Spanish alphabet. Numbers 0-100. Days of the week, months, and seasons. Definite and indefinite articles; gender of nouns. Plural nouns. Adjective form, position, and agreement. iAsi es la vida!: I. Saludos y despedidas. II. En la clase. Comparaciones: I. Introductions and greetings. II. Why study Spanish? Paginas: La busqueda, Episode 1. Estrategias: Los cognados. Taller: Una carta de presentacion introduccion. Nuestro mundo: Los paises de nuestro mundo. Leccion 2. A 'De donde eres? Comunicacion: Describing yourself, others and things. Asking and responding to simple questions. Asking for and telling time. Talking about what you like to do (Me gusta/Te gusta). Estructuras: Subject pronouns and the present tense of ser. Telling time. Formation of yes/no questions and negations. Interrogatives. The present tense of regular -ar verbs. The present tense of tener and tener expressions. iAsi es la vida!: I. A 'Quien soy? II. A 'Que haces? A 'Que te gusta hacer? Comparaciones: I. Names: Nombres, apellidos y apodos. II. Higher education in Spanish-speaking countries. Paginas: La busqueda, Episodio 2. Estrategias: Pistas extratextuales. Taller: Una entrevista y un sumario. Nuestro mundo: Espana, tierra de don Quijote. Leccion 3. A 'Que estudias? Comunicacion: Exchanging information about classes. Talking about where you're going. Expressing possession and location. Expressing the way you and others feel. Expressing what is going on at the moment. Asking for and giving simple directions. Estructuras: Numbers 101-1.000.000. Possessive adjectives. The present tense of ir (to go) and hacer (to do; to make). The present tense of estar and the present progressive. Summary of ser vs. estar. The present tense of regular and -er and -ir verbs. iAsi es la vida!: I. A 'Que materias vas a tomar? II. A 'Donde esta la libreria? Comparaciones: I. Las universidades hispanicas. II. La residencia estudiantil. Paginas: La busqueda, Episodio 3. Estrategias: Hacer hipotesis. Taller: Una carta personal. Nuestro mundo: iMexico lindo! Leccion 4. A 'Como es tu familia? Comunicacion: Talking about the family. Expressing desires and preferences. Planning activities. Giving and following instructions and commands. Extending and responding to invitations. Talking about who and what you know. Estructuras: The present tense of stem-changing e- ie, e-i, o-ue. Formal commands. Direct objects, the personal a, and direct object pronouns. Saber and conocer. iAsi es la vida!: I. Un correo electronico. II. Una invitacion. Comparaciones: I. La familia hispana. II. Los clubes sociales y la costumbre de la serenata. Paginas: La busqueda, Episodio 4. Estrategias: Eres parte de la accion. Taller: Una invitacion. Nuestro mundo: La America Central (I): Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras. Leccion 5. A 'Como pasas el dia? Comunicacion: Talking about performing household chores. Describing daily routines and habits. Expressing needs related to personal care. Expressing emotional changes. Estructuras: The verbs decir and dar and the indirect object and the indirect object pronouns. The present tense of poner, salir, traer, and ver. Reflexive constructions: pronouns and verbs. Reciprocal reflexives. iAsi es la vida!: I. Los quehaceres domesticos. II. El arreglo personal. Comparaciones: I. Las tareas domesticas. II. El ecoturismo en Costa Rica. Paginas: La busqueda, Episodio 5. Estrategias: Hacer un resumen. Taller: Una conclusion alternativa. Nuestro mundo: La America Central (II): Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panama. Leccion 6. iBuen provecho! Comunicacion: Discussing food. Expressing likes and dislikes. Getting service in a restaurant. Requesting information in a restaurant. Talking about what happened. Giving and following instructions and commands. Estructuras: Gustar and similar verbs. Double object pronouns. The preterit of regular verbs. Tu commands. iAsi es la vida!: I. Buen provecho. II. En la cocina. Comparaciones: I. Las comidas. II. La compra de la comida y la cocina chilena. Paginas: "Oda a la manzana," Pablo Neruda. Estrategias: Los simbolos. Taller: Una resena para un restaurante. Nuestro mundo: Chile: Un pais de contrastes. Leccion 7. iA divertirnos! Comunicacion: Making and responding to suggestions. Talking about pastimes. Talking about the weather. Describing sports and outdoor activities. Describing with negative and indefinite expressions. Reporting past events. Estructuras: Verbs with irregular preterit forms (I). Indefinite and negative expressions. Verbs with irregular preterit forms (II). Impersonal and passive se. iAsi es la vida!: I. El fin de semana. II. Los deportes. Comparaciones: I. Los pasatiempos. II. Sammy Sosa, la superestrella dominicano de los Chicago Cubs. Paginas: "Sensemaya," Nicolas Guillen. Estrategias: Visualizar imagenes poeticas. Taller: Una entrada en tu diario. Nuestro mundo: Las islas hispanicas del Caribe: Cuba, La Republica Dominicana y Puerto Rico. Leccion 8. A 'En que puedo servirle? Comunicacion: Talking about what happened. Shopping at a department store. Reading and responding to advertisements. Describing a product. Making comparisons. Estructuras: Preterit of stem-changing verbs e-i and o-u. Ordinal numbers. Demonstrative adjectives and pronouns. Comparisons of equality and inequality. Superlatives. iAsi es la vida!: I. De compras. II. A 'Que compraste? Comparaciones: I. De compras. II. Las tiendas especializadas y los otavalenos. Paginas: "Los rivales y el juez," Ciro Alegria. Estrategias: El genero de la obra. Taller: Una fabula. Nuestro mundo: El reino inca: el Peru y el Ecuador. Leccion 9. Vamos de viaje. Comunicacion: Requesting travel-related information. Making travel arrangements. Describing travel experiences. Talking about events in the past. Estructuras: The imperfect of regular and irregular verbs. Por or para. Preterit vs. imperfect. Adverbs ending in -mente. iAsi es la vida!: I. Un viaje de vacaciones. II. Un correo electronico a Raquel. Comparaciones: I. El turismo norteamericano en los paises hispanos. II. Irene Saez: Gobernadora del Estado de Nueva Esparta. Paginas: Relato de una vida equivocada (trozo), Rosaura Rodriguez. Estrategias: Las narraciones. Taller: Una entrada en tu diario de viaje. Nuestro mundo: Los paises caribenos de Suramerica: Venezuela y Colombia. Leccion 10. iTu salud es lo primero! Comunicacion: Inviting others to do something with you. Persuading others. Expressing wishes, requests, and emotions. Talking about health and health care. Giving advice. Estructuras: The Spanish subjunctive: an introduction and the subjunctie in noun clauses. The nosotros command forms. The subjunctive to express volition. The subjunctive to express feelings and emotion. iAsi es la vida!: I. iQue mal me siento! II. Mejor a tu salud. Comparaciones: I. El ejercicio y la dieta. II. El uso de la hoja de la coca en Bolivia. Paginas:"El nanduti," una leyenda paraguaya. Estrategias: Las preguntas clave. Taller: Un articulo sobre la salud. Nuestro mundo: Los paises sin mar: Bolivia y Paraguay. Leccion 11. A 'Para que profesion te preparas? Comunicacion: Expressing doubt, denial, and uncertainty. Persuading others. Discussing what has happened. Describing your job. Gaining information from the want ads. Writing a brief business letter. Interviewing for a job. Estructuras: The subjunctive to express doubt and denial. The subjunctive with impersonal expressions. The past participle and the present perfect indicative. The present perfect subjunctive. iAsi es la vida!: I. El mundo del trabajo. II. En busca de empleo. Comparaciones: I. Los empleos y las relaciones personales. II. El desempleo en la Argentina. Paginas: "No hay que complicar la felicidad," Marco Denevi. Estrategias: Ironia, o el poder de la imaginacion. Taller: Un curriculum vitae y una carta de presentacion para solicitar un trabajo. Nuestro mundo: El Virreinato la Plata: Argentina y el Uruguay. Leccion 12. El futuro es tuyo. Comunicacion: Discussing technology. Talking about the environment. Talking about what will and will have happened. Expressing conditions and results. Estructuras: The future and the future perfect tense. The subjunctive with ojala, tal vez, and quizas. The subjunctive and the indicative with adverbial conjunctions iAsi es la vida!: I. El impacto de la tecnologia. II. El medio-ambiente: Hablan los jovenes. Comparaciones: I. La tecnologia y el idioma. II. Julio Fanjul, protector del sur de la Florida. Paginas: La casa en Mango Street (trozo). Sandra Cisneros. Estrategias: Diferencias de dialecto. Taller: Un relato personal. Nuestro mundo: Los hispanos en los Estados Unidos.show more