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Hoy dia: Spanish for Real Life, Volume 1

Hoy dia: Spanish for Real Life, Volume 1

By: Nuria Alonso Garcia (author), John T. McMinn (author)Paperback

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Hoy dia : Spanish for Real Life focuses on the Spanish you need for everyday communication and teaches you to function in a variety of settings. Hoy dia helps you focus on what you need to know now to use Spanish effectively in real life. Volume 1 is a paperback split of the Chapters 1-6.

About Author

John McMinn teaches both Spanish and French at Austin Community College in Austin, Texas. He graduated with his Masters degree in Romance Linguistics from the University of Texas at Austin in 1981, and while pursuing doctoral studies there, he began working as an editor of Spanish and French textbooks at Holt, Rinehart and Winston and Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich publishers. He has worked as an editor on numerous texts, and in addition to Trato hecho and Hoy dia: Spanish for Real Life, he is the co-author of the secondary-level Spanish program Expresate, as well as the college-level French texts Horizons and Qu'est-ce qu'on dit? Nuria Alonso Garcia is an Associate Professor of Spanish at Providence College Department of Foreign Language Studies, where she teaches courses in Spanish language and culture, linguistics, language methodology and global studies. She graduated from the Universidad de Oviedo, Spain, with a degree in Spanish Philology, and holds a Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics from the Universidad Nacional de Educacion a Distancia in Madrid. She has published various articles in sociolinguistics, and authored a number of pedagogical materials for foreign languages. She is a co-author of Trato hecho, and Hoy dia: Spanish for Real Life published by Pearson-Prentice Hall.


VOLUME 1 Capitulo 1 En la universidad Tema 1 ?Como te llamas? ?Como estas? Vocabulario Saludos y despedidasGramatica 1 Deciding how to address people: Using tuor ustedGramatica 2 Describing yourself and others: Introduction to serand estar Tema 2 ?Que hay en el salon de clase? ?Cuantos estudiantes hay? Vocabulario En la claseGramatica 1 Saying what there is: Gender and number of nouns, the indefinite article, and hayGramatica 2 Saying how many: Numbers from 0 to 100 Tema 3 ?Como es la universidad? Vocabulario En el campus universitarioGramatica 1 Specifying people and things and describing them: The definite article and adjectivesGramatica 2 Saying who it is: Subject pronouns and the verb ser Tema 4 ?Te gustan tus clases? ?Que dice el profesor/la profesora? Vocabulario Los cursos universitarios y frases utiles Resumen de gramatica En la vida real En el centro de estudiantes internacionales Hoy dia Lectores de hoy Estudiar en el extranjero Reading strategy Recognizing cognatesVoces de la calle Senas de identidad Listening strategy Anticipating contentEscritores en accion Una consulta Writing strategy Identifying your audience Capitulo 2 Despues de clase Tema 1 ?Que dia? ?A que hora? Vocabulario Mi horario Gramatica 1 Describing your schedule: Time and the days of the weekGramatica 2 Saying where you are: The verb estar Tema 2 ?Que te gusta hacer despues de clase? Vocabulario Las actividades diariasGramatica 1 Talking about your activities: Regular -ar verbsGramatica 2 Asking questions: Question formationTema 3 ?Adonde vas? Vocabulario Lugares cerca de la universidadGramatica 1 Indicating location: Prepositions of place and contractions with de Gramatica 2 Saying what you are going to do: Ir, contractions witha, ir a + infinitive Tema 4 ?Adonde te gusta ir los fines de semana? Vocabulario Los pasatiemposResumen de gramatica En la vida real En la Camara de Comercio Hoy dia Lectores de hoy Moda globalReading strategy Guessing meaning from contextVoces de la calle Centros sociales comunitariosListening strategy Identifying the main ideaEscritores en accion Tu perfil en InternetWriting strategy Brainstorming. Capitulo 3 En familia Tema 1 ?Como es tu familia?Vocabulario Los familiaresGramatica 1 Saying whose it is: The possessive adjectivesGramatica 2 Describing relationships: The verbs tener and venir Tema 2 ?Como pasas el dia?Vocabulario Un dia tipicoGramatica 1 Describing your daily activities: Regular -er and-ir verbsGramatica 2 Describing people: Idiomatic expressions with tener Tema 3 ?Que haces los sabados? Vocabulario Mas pasatiemposGramatica 1 Talking about your activities: The verbs hacer, salir, poner, traer, ver, andoir; and thepersonalaGramatica 2: Talking about what you do with friends and family: Pronouns used after prepositionsTema 4 ?Como es? Vocabulario El aspecto fisico y el caracter Resumen de gramaticaEn la vida real En el Centro de Servicios Familiares Hoy dia Lectores de hoy Publicidad en espanolReading strategy SkimmingVoces de la calle Crecer en una familia hispanaListening strategy Listening for specific informationEscritores en accion Retrato de familiaWriting strategy Visualizing your topic Capitulo 4 En casa Tema 1 ?Como es tu casa? Vocabulario La casa y los mueblesGramatica 1 Giving your address and other information: Numbers above 100 Gramatica 2 Negating: Indefinite and negative words Tema 2 ?Como es tu cuarto?Vocabulario Los muebles y los coloresGramatica 1 Describing: Using ser and estarGramatica 2 Making comparisons: Comparatives Tema 3 ?Como pasas el dia?Vocabulario Mas actividades diariasGramatica 1 Talking aboutyour daily activities: Stem-changing verbsGramatica 2 Describing how you do things: Adverbs Tema 4 ?Te gusta tu barrio? Vocabulario El barrio y los vecinosResumen de gramatica En la vida real En una agencia de bienes raices Hoy dia Lectores de hoy La musica, ?simbolo de identidad?Reading strategy Predicting contentVoces de la calle Educadores de hoyListening strategy Anticipating what people sayEscritores en accion Un correo electronico informalWriting strategy Using conventional phrases and logical organization Capitulo 5 Los fines de semana Tema 1 ?Que haces los sabados? Vocabulario La rutina diariaGramatica 1 Describing your routine: Reflexive verbsGramatica 2 Saying what you do for each other: Reciprocal verbs Tema 2 ?Que te vas a poner? Vocabulario La ropaGramatica 1 Pointing out people and things: Demonstrative adjectives and pronounsGramatica 2 Saying what you intend to do: Using reflexive and reciprocal verbs in the infinitiveTema 3 ?Te estas divirtiendo? Vocabulario Una fiesta Gramatica 1 Describing what people are doing at the moment: The present progressiveGramatica 2 Making plans and setting the date: Months and datesTema 4 ?Que tiempo hace? Vocabulario El tiempo y las estacionesResumen de gramaticaEn la vida real En el Servicio de Proteccion al Menor Hoy dia Lectores de hoy Pronostico del tiempoReading strategy Using standard formatsVoces de la calle Mi gente, mi herenciaListening strategy Listening for words of the same familyEscritores en accion Confirmacion de una visitaWriting strategy Sequencing actions Capitulo 6 En Internet Tema 1 ?Que aplicaciones informaticas usas? Vocabulario Los procesadores de texto Comprehension strategies: Recognizing cognates and Using standard formats. Repaso 1 Expressing the verb to be:Ser, estar and hayRepaso 2 Naming and describing people and things: Articles, nouns, and adjectivesRepaso 3 Saying how many: NumbersRepaso 4 Making comparisons: Comparatives Tema 2 ?Que es la red?? Vocabulario Los sitios web y las busquedas Comprehension strategy: Skimming Repaso 1 Saying what people do: Conjugations of -ar, -er-, and -ir verbs Repaso 2 Requesting information: Question formationRepaso 3 Saying what people have: Tenerand tener expressionsRepaso 4 Saying what people do: Verbs with irregular yo forms Tema 3 ?Que hacemos en Internet? Vocabulario Usos de InternetComprehension strategies: Anticipating contentand Guessing meaning from context. Repaso 1 Saying where you go and what you are going to do: Ir, ir a + infinitiveRepaso 2 Indicating whose it is: Possessive adjectivesRepaso 3 Pointing out which one: DemonstrativesRepaso 4 Saying what people do: Stem-changing verbs Tema 4 ?Con quien te comunicas? Vocabulario Las comunidades en linea, los blogs y los foros Comprehension strateys: Identifying the main idea Repaso 1 Saying what people do for themselves: Reflexive verbsRepaso 2 Saying what people do for each other: Reciprocal verbsRepaso 3 Describing what is happening: The present progressiveRepaso 4 Describing how: Adverbs

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  • ISBN13: 9780205756025
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 288
  • ID: 9780205756025
  • ISBN10: 0205756026

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