This book features an ideal linguistic and cultural preparation for anyone planning to study Spanish abroad, covering culture, society, education, young people, work and health. "Pasaporte al Mundo Hispano Segunda Edicion" is an advanced Spanish language course designed specifically to prepare students linguistically and culturally for their year abroad. The chapters and exercises build up students' linguistic competence by working with texts and voices from different parts of the Spanish speaking world, as well as developing traditional linguistic skills.The second edition of this bestselling textbook has been completely rewritten. Each chapter includes exercises based on: authentic Spanish and Latin American texts; a variety of grammatical topics; English texts for translation into Spanish; audio and video recordings of different Hispanic voices; and, a range of simulations, role plays, debates, etc.Chapters cover themes of the Hispanic World such as culture, society, education, young people, work and health. Using a variety of primary sources, "Pasaporte al Mundo Hispano Segunda Edicion" is the ideal practical textbook for advanced students of Spanish.
Samuel Anaya-Guzman is lecturer in Spanish at the University of Newcastle, UK. Cristina Quintana Blanco is Lecturer in Spanish at the University of Newcastle. Angela Uribe de Kellett is Lecturer in Spanish at the University of Newcastle. John England is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Hispanic Studies at the University of Sheffield. Nuria Gonzalez Oliver is Lectora in the Department of Hispanic Studies at the University of Sheffield.
Presentacion; Agradecimientos; 1. El ocio y la cultura; 2. La sociedad; 3. El mundo hispano; 4. La educacion; 5. Los jovenes; 6. El mundo del trabajo; 7. La etica y el medio ambiente; 8. La salud; 9. La vivienda y el transporte.