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For courses in Elementary Spanish.Based on the most up-to-date research in second language acquisition, Impresiones features an active learning approach that leads students to discover their communicative needs before learning and applying the appropriate communicative responses. Students build communicative competence as they learn to use the language in the context of the rich and diverse cultures of the Spanish-speaking world.
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  • Hardback | 592 pages
  • 210.8 x 276.9 x 25.4mm | 1,496.87g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English, Spanish
  • 013092914X
  • 9780130929143

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Based on the most up-to-date second language acquisition research, the active learning approach of "Imrpresiones" leads students to discover their communicative needs and then leads them to learn and apply the appropriate communicative response. FEATURESBroad and deep emphasis on cultural diversityContextual presentation of vocabulary now applied to the presentation of grammarExplicit focus on pragmatic functionsStrong emphasis on the four skills with systematic attention to strategiesThematically integrated and thorough use of video in Student Text and Activities ManualComplete Student Activities Manual--with gradebook--available electronically in a variety of Course Management Systems platforms
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(NOTE: Each chapter includes Vocabulario en contexto, Intercambios comunicativos, Enfoque cultural, Gramatica en contexto, Integracion comunicativa, Comparaciones culturales, Diferencias dialectales, Video: Las impresiones de Guadalupe, and En resumen sections. 1. Introduccion al espanol. 2. Primeras experiencias. 3. Las universidades y la educacion. 4. Las rutinas y las profesiones. 5. Las fiestas y las tradiciones. 6. Las comidas y la conversacion. 7. Las artes y los deportes. 8. La familia y la sociedad. 9. Los viajes y la cultura. 10. La comida y la dieta. 11. Las compras y el consumismo. 12. La cultura y los medios de comunicacion. 13. La medicina y la salud. 14. El medio ambiente y la calidad de vida.
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