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Overview

Due to numerous requests, HOLA, AMIGOS! is now available in a two-volume worktext format (Includes text and workbook). This new format is intended to provide learners with a practical and flexible option that will enhance language learning in and outside of the classroom. A correlated two-volume Lab Manual will be available for purchase in both print and electronic formats. This highly accessible, manageable program is user-friendly for instructors, teaching assistants, and students. Known for its succinct and precise grammar explanations, its presentation of high-frequency and practical vocabulary, and overall flexibility, CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS: HOLA, AMIGOS! WORKTEXT VOLUME 1, Seventh Edition, continues to maintain its appeal with instructors regardless of their preferred methodology. The program is designed to develop students' ability to communicate effectively in Spanish in a variety of situations as well as to strengthen cultural awareness and competence. It offers a full scope and sequence, yet is brief enough to be used effectively for a two-semester course. The seventh edition features all-new art and video programs as well as enhanced integration and presentation of culture. All components are fully integrated with the flexibility to accommodate a range of scheduling factors, contact hours, course objectives, and ability levels.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780495907145
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 1/14/2010
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 7
  • Pages: 368
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Ana C. Jarvis, a native of Paraguay, was born in Asuncion and attended school in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She received her Ph.D. in Spanish from the University of California, Riverside, in 1973. Presently an instructor of Spanish at Chandler-Gilbert Community College in Chandler, Arizona, Dr. Jarvis previously taught at Mesa Community College, the University of California, Riverside, San Bernardino Valley College, Brigham Young University, and Riverside City College. In addition to authoring numerous Spanish textbooks, she has published several short stories in Spanish. In 1988, she was chosen "Faculty Member of the Year" at Chandler-Gilbert Community College.

Raquel Lebredo was born in Camagüey, Cuba. She attended school in Havana and later enrolled at the University of Havana, where she received a Ph.D. in education in 1950. She was subsequently employed as an elementary school principal, and taught literature and language at a preparatory school in Havana. After living in Spain for a period of time, she moved in 1968 to the United States. Dr. Lebredo was awarded a Ph.D. in Spanish from the University of California, Riverside, in 1973. Since then she has taught Spanish at Claremont Graduate School, Crafton Hills College, the University of Redlands, and California Baptist University, and has authored several Spanish textbooks. In 1985, she was chosen "Faculty Member of the Year" by the student body at California Baptist University, and in 1991 she received a YWCA "Women of Achievement" award. Prof. Lebredo is retired.

Francisco Mena-Ayllon, a native of Madrid, Spain, received his Ph.D. in Spanish from the University of California, Riverside, in 1973. He has taught Spanish language and literature courses at the University of California, Riverside, Oberlin College, California State University, Chico, the University of Redlands, and Crafton Hills College. In addition to authoring numerous Spanish textbooks in the United States, he has published a book about Federico Garcia Lorca and several volumes of his own poetry. His poetry has been published in Spain, Latin America, and the United States. His work has also been included in several anthologies of contemporary Spanish poets, and he is listed in Quien es quien en las letras espanolas, 1978 (Who's Who in Spanish Letters), as an important contributor to contemporary Spanish literature. Prof. Mena-Ayllon is retired.

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Table of Contents

Unidad I: LOS ESTUDIANTES UNIVERSITARIOS. Leccion 1. Bienvenidos! Para hablar del tema: Vocabulario. Para practicar el vocabulario. Pronunciacion: Las vocals. Puntos para recordar: Gender and number of nouns, part I. Definite and indefinite articles. Subject pronouns. Present indicative of ser. Forms of adjectives and agreement of articles, nouns, and adjectives. The alphabet. Numbers 0 to 39. Entre nosotros. Conversemos! Para escribir: Un mensaje electronico. Un dicho. Leccion 2. Nuestras clases. Para hablar del tema: Vocabulario. Para practicar el vocabulario. Pronunciacion: Linking. Puntos para recordar: Present indicative of -ar verbs. Interrogative and negative sentences. Possessive adjectives. Gender of nouns, part II. Numbers 40 to 200. Telling time. Days of the week and months and seasons of the year. Entre nosotros. Conversemos! Para escribir: Tu horario. Un dicho. Lectura. Universidad Nacional. El mundo hispánico. Los mexicoamericanos, los cubanoamericanos, los puertorriquenos. Tome este examen. Lecciones 1, 2. Unidad II: EN FAMILIA. Leccion 3. Los trabajos de la casa. Para hablar del tema: Vocabulario. Para practicar el vocabulario. Pronunciacion: Las consonantes b,v. Puntos para recordar: Present indicative of -er and -ir verbs. Possession with de. Present indicative of tener and venir. Expressions with tener. Demonstrative adjectives and pronouns. Numbers from 300 to 1,000. Entre nosotros. Conversemos! Para escribir: Para dividir el trabajo. Un dicho. Leccion 4. Una fiesta de cumpleanos. Para hablar del tema: Vocabulario. Para practicar el vocabulario. Pronunciacion: La consonante c. Puntos para recordar: Verbs with irregular first-person forms. Saber vs. conocer. Personal a. Contractions: al and del. Present indicative of ir, dar, and estar. Ir a + infinitive. Entre nosotros. Conversemos! Para escribir: Un mensaje electronico. Un dicho. Lectura: Sociales. El mundo hispánico. Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador. Tome este examen. Lecciones 3, 4. Unidad III: ¿QUE COMEMOS HOY? Leccion 5. El menu, por favor. Para hablar del tema: Vocabulario. Para practicar el vocabulario. Pronunciacion: Las consonantes g, j, h. Puntos para recordar: Present progressive. Uses of ser and estar. Stem-changing verbs: e > ie Comparative and superlative adjectives, adverbs, and nouns. Pronouns as objects of prepositions. Entre nosotros. Conversemos! Para escribir: En un restaurante. Un dicho. Leccion 6. En el Mercado. Para hablar del tema: Vocabulario. Para practicar el vocabulario. Pronunciacion: Las consonantes ll, n. Puntos para recordar: Stem-changing verbs: o > ue. Stem-changing verbs: e > i. Direct object pronouns. Affirmative and negative expressions. Hace...que. Entre nosotros. Conversemos! Para escribir: Un invitado importante. Un dicho. Lectura: Seccion gastronomica. El mundo hispánico. Costa Rica, Panamá, Honduras, Nicaragua. Tome este examen. Lecciones 5, 6. Unidad IV: PARA DIVERTIRSE. Leccion 7. Un fin de semana. Para hablar del tema: Vocabulario. Para practicar el vocabulario.Pronunciacion: Las consonantes l, r, rr.Puntos para recordar: Preterit of regular verbs. Preterit of ser, ir, and dar. Indirect object pronouns. The verb gustar. Reflexive constructions. Rodeo: Summary of the Pronouns.Entre nosotros. Conversemos! Para escribir: Un dia tipico. Un dicho. Leccion 8. Las actividades al aire libre. Para hablar del tema: Vocabulario. Para practicar el vocabulario. Pronunciacion: Pronunciation in context. Puntos para recordar: Preterit of some irregular verbs. Direct and indirect object pronouns used together. Stem-changing verbs in the preterit. The imperfect tense. Formation of adverbs. Entre nosotros. Conversemos! Para escribir: De vacaciones. Un dicho. Lectura: De versos sencillos (Jose Marti). El mundo hispánico. Cuba, Colombia, Puerto Rico, Venezuela, La Republica Dominicana. Tome este examen. Lecciones 7, 8. Appendices. Appendix A: Spanish Sounds. Appendix B: Verbs. Appendix C: Glossary of Grammatical Terms. Appendix D. Answer Key to Tome este examen. Vocabularies. Spanish—English. English—Spanish.

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