Fuentes: Lectura y redaccion, 4th Edition / Edition 4

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Fuentes, the successful two volume intermediate Spanish program presents an integrated skills approach to intermediate Spanish that develops both receptive and productive skills simultaneously. Fuentes is made up of FUENTES: CONVERSACIÓN Y GRAMÁTICA (FCG) and FUENTES: LECTURA Y REDACCIÓN (FLR). Although FUENTES: CONVERSACIÓN Y GRAMÁTICA and FUENTES: LECTURA Y REDACCIÓN are designed to be used together, they can also be used independently of each other. FUENTES: LECTURA Y REDACCIÓN is designed to enhance the development of your reading and writing skills, your understanding of Hispanic cultures and societies, as well as your awareness of your own cultural beliefs, values, and assumptions.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780495898641
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 1/22/2010
  • Series: Available Titles iLrn: Heinle Learning Center Series
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 927,408
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Donald Tuten learned Spanish in Colombia and has lived in Spain. He received his Ph.D. in Spanish from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and is now Associate Professor of Spanish Linguistics at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. From 1996 to 2009 he served as Director of Emory's Spanish Language Program; in this role, he supervised design of the lower-division curriculum and training of new teaching assistants and instructors. In 2009 he received the Emory Williams Distinguished Teaching Award, Emorýs highest award for excellence in teaching.

Lucia Caycedo Garner is from Colombia. She taught language and pedagogy courses for more than thirty years at the University of Wisconsin, Madison before her retirement. She is the author of IMÁGENES, CLARO QUE SÍ! FUENTES: CONVERSACIÓN Y GRAMÁTICA, FUENTES: LITERATURA Y REDACCIÓN, and EN PAREJAS 1, 2, 3 Y 4. She was an ACTFL OPI tester and trainer. She was a frequent presenter at the local, state, and national levels. She was also a contributor to the University of Wisconsin Spanish Placement Exam.

Carmelo Esterrich, PhD, received his doctorate in Spanish from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and is a tenured professor of Spanish and Cultural Studies. He holds a BA in Film Studies and an MA in Spanish from Pennsylvania State University. He has been at Columbia College Chicago since 1998. From 2002 to 2008, he was the Cultural Studies program director at Columbia.

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Table of Contents

Contents. To the Student . Index of Reading and Writing Strategies. Capitulo 1. Los hispanos. Lectura 1: Los anuncios personales. Estrategia: Activating Background Knowledge. Lectura: Contactos (Anuncios de Internet). Lectura 2: Panorama cultural. Estrategia: Identifying Cognates. Lectura: La dificultad de llamarse hispano, latino o Americano. Lectura 3: Articulos breves. Estrategia: Scanning and Skimming. Lectura: Gente hispana. Redaccion: Resena de una entrevista. Estrategia: Reported Speech. Estrategia: Defining Audience and Purpose. Capitulo 2. Historias de Espana. Lectura 1: Un programa de cine. Estrategia: Recognizing Chronological Organization. Lectura: Ciclo de Cine: Historia de Espana. Lectura 2: Panorama cultural. Lectura: Brevisima historia de Espana. Lectura 3: Literatura. Estrategia: Guessing Meaning from Context. Cuento: "El criado del rico mercader", Bernardo Atxaga. Cuento: "Dayoub, el criado del rico mercader", Bernardo Atxaga. Redaccion: Un cuento. Estrategia: Marking Sequence with Transition Words. Capitulo 3. La America indigena: Ayer y hoy. Lectura 1: Un articulo de revista. Estrategia: Using Sentence Structure and Parts of Speech to Guess Meaning. Lectura: "Autopsia de una civilizacion", Que pasa. Lectura 2: Panorama cultural. Lectura: Presencia indigena en Hispanoamerica. Lectura 3: Literatura. Estrategia: Using the Bilingual Dictionary. Lectura: "El eclipse", Augusto Monterroso. Redaccion: Un mito. Estrategia: Using the Bilingual Dictionary. Capitulo 4. África en America: el Caribe. Lectura 1: Una resena biográfica. Estrategia: Using Syntax and Word Order to Understand Meaning. Lectura: "La Reina Rumba habla de la 'salsa'", Norma Niurka - El Miami Herald. Lectura 2: Panorama cultural. Estrategia: Distinguishing Main Ideas and Supporting Details. Lectura: El sabor africano del Caribe. Lectura 3: Literatura. Cuento: "Habanasis", Richard Blanco. Redaccion: Una biografia. Estrategia: Providing Smooth Transitions. Capitulo 5. Latinos Americanos. Lectura 1: Una entrevista. Estrategia: Recognizing Symbols, Similes, and Metaphors. Lectura: "¿Como estás you el dia de today?: Entrevista con Ilán Stavans", Ima Sanchis - La Vanguardia. Lectura 2: Panorama cultural. Lectura: El sabor latino de los Estados Unidos. Lectura 3: Literatura. Estrategia: Approaching Poetry. Poemas: "Where you from?", Gina Valdes. "Bilingual Blues", Gustavo Perez Firmat. Redaccion: Una entrevista. Estrategia: Interviewing. Capitulo 6. Dictadura y democracia. Lectura 1: Editorial y resena de cine. Estrategia: Dealing with False Cognates. Lectura: "Silencio y obediencia", Carlos Ramos - La Opinion. Lectura 2: Panorama cultural. Estrategia: Recognizing Word Families. Lectura: Politica latinoamericana: Pasos hacia la democracia. Estrategia: Distinguishing Fact from Opinion. Lectura 3: Literatura. Cuento: "Los mejor calzados", Luisa Valenzuela. Redaccion: Una resena de cine. Estrategia: Reacting to a Film. Estrategia: Using Transitions of Concession. Capitulo 7. La crisis ecologica. Lectura 1: Articulo de una página web. Estrategia: Using Suffixes to Distinguish Meaning. Lectura: "Cuarenta formas de contribuir a un aire más limpio", Gobierno de Chile, CONAMA. Lectura 2: Panorama cultural. Estrategia: Using Prefixes to Determine Meaning. Lectura: Latinoamerica y el medio ambiente: ¿Entre la espada y la pared?. Lectura 3: Literatura. Lectura: "La Naturaleza. La tierra madre del hombre. El sol, el copal, el fuego, el agua", Rigoberta Menchu (extract from Me llamo Rigoberta Menchu y asi me nacio la conciencia) Poema: "Fin de siglo", Eduardo Galeano. Redaccion: Un reportaje. Estrategia: Writing a News Report. Capitulo 8. En busca de seguridad economica. Lectura 1: Un articulo. Lectura: "¿Quien es Carlos Slim?", Miguel Molina - BBC Mundo. Lectura 2: Panorama cultural. Estrategia: Determining Reference. Lectura: Corrientes cambiantes de las economias latinoamericanas. Lectura 3: Literatura. Cuento: "La carta", Jose Luis González. Estrategia: Making Inferences. Redaccion: El curriculum vitae y la carta de solicitud. Estrategia: Using Models. Estrategia: Focusing on Surface Form. Capitulo 9. Arte, identidad y realidad. Lectura 1: Resena de un libro. Estrategia: Recognizing Clauses and Phrases. Lectura: "Frida Kahlo: El pincel de la angustia", Martha Zamora - Americas. Lectura 2: Panorama cultural. Estrategia: Dealing with Different Registers. Lectura: Realidad, identidad y arte en Latinoamerica. Lectura 3: Literatura. Cuento: "Continuidad de los parques", Julio Cortázar. Redaccion: Ensayo. Estrategia: Writing an Essay. Estrategia: Analyzing. Capitulo 10. Lo femenino y lo masculino. Lectura 1: Un ensayo. Estrategia: Identifying Tone. Lectura: "El languaje es sexista. ¿Hay que forzar el cambio?", Tereixa Constenla. Lectura 2: Panorama cultural. Lectura: Hombre y mujer en el mundo hispano contemporáneo. Lectura 3: Literatura. Estrategia: Watching Out for Idioms. Cuento: "El dificil arte de ser macho", Pedro Juan Gutierrez. Redaccion: Ensayo. Estrategia: Comparing and Contrasting. Capitulo 11. Actos ilegales. Lectura 1: Un editorial. Estrategia: Annotating and Reacting to Reading. Lectura: "Legalizacion de las drogas", Juan Tomás de Salas - Cambio. Lectura 2: Panorama cultural. Lectura: Modernizacion y delincuencia en Latinoamerica. Estrategia: Outlining. Lectura 3: Literatura. Redaccion: Ensayo. Estrategia: Analyzing Causes and Effects. Capitulo 12. Cruzando fronteras. Lectura 1: Un ensayo. Lectura: "Una educacion intercultural", Hugo Aparicio. Lectura 2: Un ensayo. Lectura: "El amor al miedo", Vicente Verdu (extract from El planeta americano). Estrategia: Summarizing. Lectura 3: Un articulo. Estrategia: Increasing Reading Speed. Lectura: "La identidad y los McDonald's", Carlos A. Montaner. Redaccion: Ensayo. Estrategia: Defending a Position. Spanish-English Vocabulary. Permissions and Credits.
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