Upper Saddle River, NJ 2007 Hard cover 5th edition. ISBN 0135136350 New. NEW, 5th edition. ISBN 0135136350 Text in English, Spanish. Glued binding. Paper over boards. 437 p. ...Contains: Illustrations. Audience: General/trade. NEW, 5th edition. ISBN 0135136350Read moreShow Less
Wake up to the new, 5th edition of ¡Arriba! Brief. Built on a balance of solid grammar and communication skills, the eclectic, balanced approach of ¡Arriba!Brief gives you the broad foundation that you need to learn Spanish. Culture frames and infuses every chapter giving you a doorway into the cultures of the Spanish speaking world. Rich in pedagogy and supported by carefully integrated supplementary materials, this complete and versatile program is the result of years of development and class testing. Now, more than ever, ¡Arriba!Brief brings the Spanish-speaking world to you and gives you the tools and motivation to successfully master Elementary Spanish.
Product dimensions: 8.80 (w) x 11.14 (h) x 0.95 (d)
Meet the Author
Eduardo Zayas-Bazán is a native of Camaguey, Cuba. He holds an M.S. in foreign languages from Kansas State Teachers College, Emporia, KS, and a Doctor en Derecho degree from Universidad Nacional José Martí, Havana, Cuba. He is a Professor Emeritus in Foreign Languages from East Tennessee State University, where he was chair of the Foreign Language Department from 1973 to 1993. Over the course of his distinguished career, Zayas-Bazán has received numerous awards in recognition of his professional achievements and has held noteworthy positions within many organizations dedicated to teaching Spanish. In addition to writing numerous articles in regional and national journals, he is the co-author, co-editor, and translator of seventeen books, including Conexiones, an intermediate Spanish textbook published by Prentice Hall.
Susan M. Bacon earned her Ph.D. in Foreign Language Education and Spanish Linguistics from The Ohio State University. She has taught at the University of Cincinnati since 1985 and is currently Professor of Spanish and Acting Director for the Institute for Global Studies and Affairs. She has been Project Director of a four-year grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, and a Fulbright-Robles Scholar in Mexico. She has published extensively in the area of foreign language acquisition and methodology, particularly in the use of authentic listening and reading text. In addition to ¡Arriba!, she has co-authored Conexiones and Leyendas del mundo hispano.
Holly J. Nibert earned her Ph.D. in Spanish Linguistics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2000. She has eighteen years of experience teaching Spanish language and linguistics at three different institutions, including UIUC, Penn State University at University Park, and Western Michigan University (WMU) in Kalamazoo. Presently, she is Associate Professor of Spanish Linguistics and Director of the First-Year Spanish Language Program and TA Training at WMU. Nibert has published various articles on Spanish phonology and phonetics (on intonation in particular) and the use of technology in teaching Spanish.