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 despedidas Gramatica 1 Deciding how to address people: Using tuor usted Gramatica 2 Describing yourself and others: Introduction to serand estar Tema 2 ?Que hay en el salon de clase? ?Cuantos estudiantes hay? Vocabulario En la clase Gramatica 1 Saying what there is: Gender and number of nouns, the indefinite article, and hay Gramatica 2 Saying how many: Numbers from 0 to 100 Tema 3 ?Como es la universidad? Vocabulario En el campus universitario Gramatica 1 Specifying people and things and describing them: The definite article and adjectives Gramatica 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 cognates Voces de la calle Senas de identidad Listening strategy Anticipating content Escritores 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 week Gramatica 2 Saying where you are: The verb estar Tema 2 ?Que te gusta hacer despues de clase? Vocabulario Las actividades diarias Gramatica 1 Talking about your activities: Regular -ar verbs Gramatica 2 Asking questions: Question formation Tema 3 ?Adonde vas? Vocabulario Lugares cerca de la universidad Gramatica 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 pasatiempos Resumen de gramatica En la vida real En la Camara de Comercio Hoy dia Lectores de hoy Moda global Reading strategy Guessing meaning from context Voces de la calle Centros sociales comunitarios Listening strategy Identifying the main idea Escritores en accion Tu perfil en Internet Writing strategy Brainstorming. Capitulo 3 En familia Tema 1 ?Como es tu familia? Vocabulario Los familiares Gramatica 1 Saying whose it is: The possessive adjectives Gramatica 2 Describing relationships: The verbs tener and venir Tema 2 ?Como pasas el dia? Vocabulario Un dia tipico Gramatica 1 Describing your daily activities: Regular -er and-ir verbs Gramatica 2 Describing people: Idiomatic expressions with tener Tema 3 ?Que haces los sabados? Vocabulario Mas pasatiempos Gramatica 1 Talking about your activities: The verbs hacer, salir, poner, traer, ver, andoir; and thepersonala Gramatica 2: Talking about what you do with friends and family: Pronouns used after prepositions Tema 4 ?Como es? Vocabulario El aspecto fisico y el caracter Resumen de gramatica En la vida real En el Centro de Servicios Familiares Hoy dia Lectores de hoy Publicidad en espanol Reading strategy Skimming Voces de la calle Crecer en una familia hispana Listening strategy Listening for specific information Escritores en accion Retrato de familia Writing strategy Visualizing your topic Capitulo 4 En casa Tema 1 ?Como es tu casa? Vocabulario La casa y los muebles Gramatica 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 colores Gramatica 1 Describing: Using ser and estar Gramatica 2 Making comparisons: Comparatives Tema 3 ?Como pasas el dia? Vocabulario Mas actividades diarias Gramatica 1 Talking aboutyour daily activities: Stem-changing verbs Gramatica 2 Describing how you do things: Adverbs Tema 4 ?Te gusta tu barrio? Vocabulario El barrio y los vecinos Resumen 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 content Voces de la calle Educadores de hoy Listening strategy Anticipating what people say Escritores en accion Un correo electronico informal Writing strategy Using conventional phrases and logical organization Capitulo 5 Los fines de semana Tema 1 ?Que haces los sabados? Vocabulario La rutina diaria Gramatica 1 Describing your routine: Reflexive verbs Gramatica 2 Saying what you do for each other: Reciprocal verbs Tema 2 ?Que te vas a poner? Vocabulario La ropa Gramatica 1 Pointing out people and things: Demonstrative adjectives and pronouns Gramatica 2 Saying what you intend to do: Using reflexive and reciprocal verbs in the infinitive Tema 3 ?Te estas divirtiendo? Vocabulario Una fiesta Gramatica 1 Describing what people are doing at the moment: The present progressive Gramatica 2 Making plans and setting the date: Months and dates Tema 4 ?Que tiempo hace? Vocabulario El tiempo y las estaciones Resumen de gramatica En la vida real En el Servicio de Proteccion al Menor Hoy dia Lectores de hoy Pronostico del tiempo Reading strategy Using standard formats Voces de la calle Mi gente, mi herencia Listening strategy Listening for words of the same family Escritores en accion Confirmacion de una visita Writing 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 hay Repaso 2 Naming and describing people and things: Articles, nouns, and adjectives Repaso 3 Saying how many: Numbers Repaso 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 formation Repaso 3 Saying what people have: Tenerand tener expressions Repaso 4 Saying what people do: Verbs with irregular yo forms Tema 3 ?Que hacemos en Internet? Vocabulario Usos de Internet Comprehension strategies: Anticipating contentand Guessing meaning from context. Repaso 1 Saying where you go and what you are going to do: Ir, ir a + infinitive Repaso 2 Indicating whose it is: Possessive adjectives Repaso 3 Pointing out which one: Demonstratives Repaso 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 verbs Repaso 2 Saying what people do for each other: Reciprocal verbs Repaso 3 Describing what is happening: The present progressive Repaso 4 Describing how: Adverbs

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

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