Foundations Spanish 1
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Foundations Spanish 1

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A lively and popular introductory textbook teaching Spanish to absolute beginners working in a classroom setting. A diverse range of dialogues, video clips, and reading passages deliver new material which is carefully practised in a wide variety of imaginative exercises, both individually and in pair- and groupwork, and backed up by structured grammatical underpinning and exercises. Students can access their free e-book (a code comes with each book) for all accompanying audio and video resources. Lecturers can access audio and video online along with a wealth of extra resources. A substantial self-study section offers practice material for homework and revision, and for extension purposes. Foundations Languages courses are tailor-made for undergraduates and other students on Institution-wide Languages Programmes (IWLPs), languages options and electives, ab initio and minor routes in languages, and open learning programmes at universities and in Adult Education. Foundations Spanish 1 assumes no previous knowledge.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 418g
  • Palgrave MacMillan
  • Palgrave
  • Basingstoke, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd ed. 2017
  • 208 p.
  • 113757920X
  • 9781137579201
  • 76,446

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Foundations Languages courses are tailor-made for Institution-wide Languages Programmes (IWLPs), languages options and electives, ab initio and minor routes in languages, and open learning programmes. Foundations Spanish 1 features: - 10 units flexibly designed to fit the teaching year - Scripted and unscripted dialogues to provide a diverse range of audio material- Integrated pair- and groupwork activities throughout the book - Comprehensive self-study section for non-contact hours - Grammar and vocabulary sections within each unit as well as in a reference section - Extension work in reading and listening to provide a more demanding challenge for those students or courses needing it New for the third edition: - Fully revised and updated following extensive lecturer feedback- First time in full colour!- New photos and illustrations- New integrated video clips- Code for interactive ebook inside to allow easy access to video, audio and interactive exercises and great searchability- Extra online grammar and video exercises- New cultural notes Visit the companion website for more information.show more

About Cathy Holden

Maria del Carmen Gil Ortega is Senior Lecturer in Innovative Pedagogies at the Education Innovation Centre of the University of the West of England, where she formerly lectured in Linguistics and Spanish. She was also Teaching Fellow in Spanish at the Universities of St Andrews, Brighton and Sussex.Cathy Holden is Tutor at ELE (English Language Education), University of Edinburgh, UK. She has taught Spanish, French and English in a variety of Higher and Further Education establishments, including Manchester Metropolitan University and Staffordshire University. In addition to Foundations Spanish 1, she has co-written two books for the Open University's Spanish Course.show more

Table of contents

Overview.- Introduction.- Learning a language.- El lenguaje de la claseLetras y sonidos.- 1. Tu y los demas.- 2. La familia en casa.- 3. La rutina.- 4. El tiempo libre.- 5. La fiesta de cumpleanos.- 6. En la ciudad.- 7. Trabajo de verano.- 8. La historia de mi vida.- 9. En el futuro.- 10. RepasoMas practica.- Guide to grammatical terms.- Grammar summary.- Vocabulary.- Appendix: Additional vocabulary.- Answers.- Index.show more