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Sol y viento integrates the latest in second language acquisition research with the highest quality, Hollywood caliber feature film available for the Introductory Spanish classroom. The Sol y viento program creates a distinct and captivating cultural experience that motivates students to develop their communication skills. Created specifically for beginning language learners, Sol y viento tells the story of a Chilean family and their winery, and of a young U.S. Latino businessman who finds himself intricately involved with the family as his company tries to buy their land. Mystery, romance, and the unexplainable forces of nature all play a part in this spellbinding story, drawing students in and compelling them to want to communicate about the film and its themes.

Sol y viento 3/e is available with CENTRO, a portal learning management system, which offers a diagnostic tool that provides students with tailored learning plans to address their specific learning needs. This integrated technology platform delivers a variety of digital components including Quia workbooks, laboratory manuals and an interactive e-book with voice board, allowing professors to deliver a seamless learning experience to students in both seated and virtual sections.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780077397715
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
  • Publication date: 3/14/2011
  • Format: CD
  • Edition number: 3
  • Product dimensions: 5.10 (w) x 5.20 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Bill VanPatten is Professor and Director of Applied Linguistics and Second Language Studies at Texas Tech University. His areas of research are input and input processing in second language acquisition and the effects of formal instruction on acquisitional processes. He has published widely in the fields of second language acquisition and language teaching and is a frequent conference speaker and presenter. His publications include Making Communicative Language Teaching Happen (with James F. Lee, 2003,McGraw-Hill), From Input to Output: A Teacher’s Guide to Second Language Acquisition (2003, McGraw-Hill), Processing Instruction: Theory, Research, and Practice (2004, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates) and most recently, Theories in Second Language Acquisition: An Introduction (with Jessica Williams, 2007, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates). He is the lead author of Vistazos, ¿Sabías que...?, Destinos and Sol y viento.

Dr. VanPatten is the 2007 recipient of the Anthony Papalia Award for Excellence in Teacher Education, awarded jointly by ACTFL and NYSAFLT.

When not engaged in academic activities, he writes fiction and performs stand-up comedy. He has recently published his first work of fiction, a collection of short stories titled Chicago Tales, published by Outskirts Press (2007).

Michael J. Leeser is Assistant Professor of Spanish in the Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics at Florida State University, where he is also Director of the Spanish Basic Language Program. Before joining the faculty at Florida State, he taught a wide range of courses at the secondary and post-secondary levels, including courses in Spanish language and Hispanic cultures, teacher preparation courses for secondary school teachers, and graduate courses in communicative language teaching and second language acquisition. He received his Ph.D. in Spanish (Second Language Acquisition and Teacher Education) from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2003. His research interests include input processing during second language reading as well as second language classroom interaction. His research has appeared in journals such as Studies in Second Language Acquisition and Language Teaching Research. He also co-authored Sol y viento and Sol y viento: En breve (2008, McGraw-Hill).

Gregory D. Keating is Assistant Professor of Linguistics and Second Language Acquisition in the Department of Linguistics and Asian/Middle Eastern Languages at San Diego State University. Before joining the faculty at San Diego State, he taught courses in communicative language teaching and Spanish teacher education at the University of Illinois at Chicago, where he received his Ph.D. in Hispanic Linguistics and Second Language Acquisition. His areas of research include Spanish sentence processing, the role instruction plays in language acquisition, psycholinguistics, and the acquisition of Spanish syntax and vocabulary. He is a recipient of several teaching awards, including one from the University of Notre Dame, where he received his M.A. in Spanish Literature. In addition to teaching and research, he has supervised many language courses and teaching assistants and has assisted in the coordination of technology-enhanced lower-division Spanish language programs. He is also a co-author of Sol y viento and Sol y viento: En breve (2008, McGraw-Hill).

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Table of Contents

  • The numbering system of lessons includes A and B lessons, each of which correspond to an episode of the film. For example, Lecciones 1A and 1B correspond to Episodio 1.
  • The Lección preliminar and Lección 1A provide a comprehensive listing of contents for those lessons, as representative of the other lessons. Lecciones 1B - 9B provide only the vocabulary topics and grammatical structures.
  • Lección preliminar: ¡Aquí estamos!

    Primera parte

  • Vocabulario: Me llamo…

  • (Meeting and Greeting People: Introductions)
  • Vistazo cultural: Los saludos
  • Gramática: Soy de México.
    (Expressing Origin: Introduction to ser)
  • Segunda parte

  • Vocabulario: Las materias

  • (Talking About Majors and Classes: School Subjects)
  • Gramática: El cálculo y las matemáticas
    (Naming Things: Articles, Gender, and Plurality)
  • Tercera parte

  • Vocabulario: En la sala de clase
  • (Talking About People and Things in the Classroom and on Campus: Classroom Objects)
  • Gramática: Están aquí.

  • (Expressing Location: Introduction to estar)
  • De Sol y viento
  • Enfoque lingüístico: Two Verbs that Mean the Same Thing?
  • Sol y viento
  • Prólogo: Los espíritus
  • Resumen de vocabulario

    Episodio 1: La llegada

    Lección 1A: Sobre los horarios


  • Vocabulario: Llevo quince créditos

  • Talking About Your Course Load: Numbers 0-30
  • Vistazo cultural: Los cursos y los créditos
  • Gramática: ¿Estudio y trabajo?

  • Talking About Activities: Regular –ar Verbs
  • De Sol y viento
  • Enfoque lingüístico: The Importance (or Not) of Inflections
  • Segunda parte

  • Vocabulario: Los días de la semana

  • More About Schedules: Days of the Week
  • Vistazo cultural: Los calendarios
  • Gramática: Necesito estudiar.

  • Talking about Needing or Wanting to Do Something: Verb + Infinitive
  • De Sol y viento
  • Sol y viento: Enfoque cultural
  • Tercera parte

  • Vocabulario: ¿A qué hora?

  • Talking About When You Do Things: Telling Time
  • Vistazo cultural: De 0:00 a 24:00
  • Gramática: Es mi libro.

  • Talking About Ownership: Unstressed Possessive Adjectives
  • De Sol y viento
  • Vistazo cultural: Los dialectos
  • Sol y viento: A primera vista
  • Antes de ver el episodio
  • Después de ver el episodio

  • Resumen de vocabulario

    Lección 1B: Más sobre las actividades

    Primera parte

  • Vocabulario: ¿Cuándo?

  • Asking Questions: Summary of Interrogative Words
  • Gramática: ¿Dónde vives?

  • More on Activities and Schedules: Present Tense of Regular –er and –ir Verbs

    Segunda parte

  • Vocabulario: ¡Hace calor en junio!

  • Talking About Times of the Year: Months, Weather, Seasons
  • Gramática: ¿Vas a estudiar esta noche?

  • Expressing Future Events: ir + a + infinitive

    Tercera parte

  • Vocabulario: Es un hombre serio.

  • Describing Personalities: Adjectives
  • Gramática: Es una mujer seria.

  • More on Describing People: Adjective Placement and Agreement

    Episodio 2: El encuentro

    Lección 2A: En la universidad y la ciudad

    Primera parte

  • Vocabulario: ¿Cuántos años tiene?

  • Expressing Age: Numbers 31-100
  • Gramática: Vengo de los Estados Unidos.

  • More on Talking About Activities: Verbs that End in –go

    Segunda parte

  • Vocabulario: ¿Está lejos o cerca?

  • Expressing Where Things and Places Are Located: Prepositions of Location
  • Gramática: Mi trabajo está cerca.

  • More on Talking About Where Things and Places Are: More on estar + Location; quedar + Location

    Tercera parte

  • Vocabulario: Tengo que ir al banco.

  • Talking About Where you Do Things: Places in the City
  • Gramática: Puedo caminar.

  • More on Talking About Activities: o -->ue, e --> ie Stem-Changing Verbs

    Lección 2B: ¡Vamos de compras!

    Primera parte

  • Vocabulario: La ropa

  • Talking About What People Wear: Clothing
  • Gramática: Debo seguir

  • More on Talking About People’s Activities: e -->i Stem-Changing Verbs

    Segunda parte

  • Vocabulario: Hay doscientas blusas rojas.

  • More on Describing: Colors; Numbers 100-1,000
  • Gramática: ¿Qué es esto?

  • Pointing Things Out: Demosntrative Adjectives and Pronouns

    Tercera parte

  • Vocabulario: De compras

  • Talking About Buying Things: Vocabulary Related to Shopping
  • Gramática: Está bien.

  • Talking About Expected and Unexpected Qualities: More on ser and estar

    Episodio 3: A la viña

    Lección 3A: La familia

    Primera parte

  • Vocabulario: Mi familia

  • Describing Families: Members of the Immediate Family; Pets
  • Gramática: Conozco a la familia. ¿Sabes dónde están?

  • Expressing Knowledge or Familiarity: Saber and conocer; Verbs that End in -zco

    Segunda parte

  • Vocabulario: Los otros parientes

  • More on Describing Families: Extended Family Members
  • Gramática: ¿La conoce?

  • Eliminating Redundancy: Direct Object Pronouns

    Tercera parte

  • Vocabulario: No es muy alto.

  • Describing How People Look: Physical Traits
  • Gramática: Es más alto que yo.

  • More on Describing People and Things: Comparisons of Equality and Inequality

    Lección 3B: ¡A comer!

    Primera parte

  • Vocabulario: El desayuno

  • Talking About What You Eat in the Morning: Breakfast
  • Gramática: No lo sé tampoco.

  • Expressing Negation: Indefinite and Negative Words

    Segunda parte

  • Vocabulario: El almuerzo y la merienda

  • Talking About What You Eat During the Day: Lunch and Snacking
  • Gramática: Está muy serio.

  • Talking About Conditions and Traits: Ser Versus estar with Adjectives

    Tercera parte

  • Vocabulario: La cena

  • Talking About What You Eat at Night: Dinner
  • Gramática: ¿Le gusta el vino?

  • Talking About To Whom and For Whom: Indirect Object Pronouns and gustar

    Episodio 4: Otro encuentro

    Lección 4A: Cuando no trabajo…

    Primera parte

  • Vocabulario: El tiempo libre

  • Talking About What You Do When You Don’t Study or Work: Pastime Activities
  • Gramática: Lo pasé muy bien.

  • Introduction to Talking About the Past: Preterite Tense of Regular –ar Verbs

    Segunda parte

  • Vocabulario: El ejercicio y el gimnasio

  • Talking More About Leisure Time Activities: Vocabulary Related to Sports and Fitness
  • Gramática: Volví tarde.

  • More on Talking About the Past: Preterite of Regular –er and –ir Verbs

    Tercera parte

  • Vocabulario: ¿Cuándo celebras tu cumpleaños?

  • Talking About Special Events: Special Occasions and Holidays
  • Gramática: ¿Qué hiciste?

  • More on Talking About the Past: Irregular Preterite Forms

    Lección 4B: En casa

    Primera parte

  • Vocabulario: ¿Dónde vives?

  • Talking About Buildings and Where People Live:Vocabulary Related to Dwellings and Buildings
  • Gramática: No durmió bien.

  • More on Talking About the Past: e--> i, o --> u Preterite Stem Changes

    Segunda parte

  • Vocabulario: Es mi sillón favorito.

  • Talking About Things in the House: Vocabulary Related to Furniture and Rooms
  • Gramática: Ya te lo dije.

  • More on Avoiding Redundancy: Double-Object Pronouns

    Tercera parte

  • Vocabulario: ¿Te gusta lavar la ropa?

  • Talking About Domestic Tasks: Domestic Chores and Routines
  • Gramática: ¿Para mí?

  • Talking About What Something Is For: Introduction to por Versus para

    Episodio 5: Un día perfecto

    Lección 5A: La tecnología y yo

    Primera parte

  • Vocabulario: Mi computadora

  • Talking About Everyday Technology: Vocabulary Related to Computers and Computer Use
  • Gramática: ¡Me fascina!

  • More on Talking About Likes and Dislikes: Verbs Like gustar

    Segunda parte

  • Vocabulario: Mi celular

  • Talking About Reliance on Technology: Vocabulary Related to Electronic Devices
  • Gramática: Me conozco bien.

  • Talking About What People Do to and for Themselves: True Reflexive Constructions

    Tercera parte

  • Vocabulario: Mi niñez y juventud

  • Talking About When You Were Younger: Typical Childhood and Adolescent Activities
  • Gramática: ¿En qué trabajabas?

  • Talking About What You Used to Do: Introduction to the Imperfect Tense

    Lección 5B: Érase una vez…

    Primera parte

  • Vocabulario: En 1972…

  • Expressing Years: Numbers 1,000 – 2,000,000
  • Gramática: ¿Qué hacías cuando te llamé?

  • More on Talking About the Past: Contrasting the Preterite and Imperfect

    Segunda parte

  • Vocabulario: Durante la gerra…

  • Talking About Historical Events: Important Events and Occurrences
  • Gramática: ¡No lo sabía!

  • More on Talking About the Past: More on Using the Preterite and Imperfect Together

    Tercera parte

  • Vocabulario: Me gradué en 2000.

  • Talking About Special Events: Personal Events, Triumphs, and Failures
  • Gramática: Tenía 30 años cuando nació mi primer hijo.

  • More on Talking About the Past: Summary of the Preterite and Imperfect

    Episodio 6: Confrontación

    Lección 6A: Vamos al extranjero

    Primera parte

  • Vocabulario: Para hacer viajes

  • Talking About Taking Trips and Traveling: Travel Vocabulary
  • Gramática: Vuelva Ud. mañana.

  • Giving Instructions: Affirmative Formal Commands

    Segunda parte

  • Vocabulario: ¿Cómo llego?

  • How to Get from Here to There: Giving and Receiving Directions
  • Gramática: ¡No vuelvan tarde!

  • More on Giving Instructions: Negative Formal Commands

    Tercera parte

  • Vocabulario: En el restaurante

  • Ordering Meals in a Restaurant: Dining Out
  • Gramática: ¡Lo he pasado muy bien!

  • Taking About What Has Happened: Introduction to the Present Perfect

    Lección 6B: La naturaleza y el medio ambiente

    Primera parte

  • Vocabulario: ¿Cómo es el paisaje?

  • Talking About the Natural World: Geography and Geographical Features
  • Gramática: ¡Ten paciencia!

  • More on Giving Instructions: Affirmative Informal Commands

    Segunda parte

  • Vocabulario: El medio ambiente

  • Talking About the Environment: Environmental and Ecological Matters
  • Gramática: ¡No me hables!

  • More on Giving Instructions: Negative Informal Commands

    Tercera parte

  • Vocabulario: De vacaciones

  • More on Talking About Trips: Activities to Do While on Vacation
  • Gramática: Es el más guapo de todos.

  • Expressing The Most and The Least: Superlatives

    Episodio 7: Bajo el sol

    Lección 7A: ¿Cómo te sientes?

    Primera parte

  • Vocabulario: Estoy tenso.

  • Talking About Feelings and Mental Conditions: Describing Emotions
  • Gramática: ¿Cómo se siente?

  • Talking About Reactions and Changes of Emotion: Pseudo-Reflexive Verbs

    Segunda parte

  • Vocabulario: Estoy un poco enfermo.

  • Talking about Health: Parts of the Body and Physical Health
  • Gramática: Estaban contentos, ¿no?

  • More on Talking About States of Being in the Past: Review of the Imperfect

    Tercera parte

  • Vocabulario: Me duele la garganta.

  • Telling the Doctor How You Feel: In the Doctor’s Office
  • Gramática: Hace dos años que se me rompió el brazo.

  • Talking About When Something Happened: Hacer in Expressions of Time

    Lección 7B: Los demás y yo

    Primera parte

  • Vocabulario: Te tengo mucho cariño.

  • Talking About How You Feel About Someone: Vocabulary Related to Feelings
  • Gramática: Se conocen bien.

  • Talking About What People Do to and for Each Other: Reciprocal Reflexives

    Segunda parte

  • Vocabulario: Eres muy romántico.

  • More on Describing People’s Traits: Describing People
  • Gramática: Espero que sea divertido.

  • Talking About Your Wishes and Desires: Introduction to the Subjunctive

    Tercera parte

  • Vocabulario: ¡Me engaño!

  • Talking About Good and Bad Relationships: More on Relationships
  • Gramática: A menos que no quieras…

  • Talking About Contingencies and Conditions: Obligatory Subjunctive

    Episodio 8: Sin alternativa

    Lección 8A: El dinero y las finanzas

    Primera parte

  • Vocabulario: ¿Cómo manejas el dinero?

  • Talking About Money: Your Personal Finances
  • Gramática: ¿Qué estás haciendo?

  • Talking About What You Are doing Now: The Present Progressive

    Segunda parte

  • Vocabulario: Las deudas

  • Talking About Payments, Loans, and Debts: More on Personal Finances
  • Gramática: ¿Qué harías?

  • Talking About What You Would Do: Introduction to the Conditional

    Tercera parte

  • Vocabulario: La economía

  • Talking About the Economy: Local and World Markets
  • Gramática: Si tuviera más dinero…

  • Expressing Hypothetical Events: Contrary-to-Fact Statements; Introduction to the Imperfect Subjunctive

    Lección 8B: Los medios de comunicación

    Primera parte

  • Vocabulario: ¿Cómo te informas?

  • Getting Information: Talking About Current Events
  • Gramática: Te llamó por teléfono.

  • Talking About How You Do Something: Por and para: A Summary

    Segunda parte

  • Vocabulario: No me convence.

  • Talking About the Media and How You Perceive It: Functions of the Media
  • Gramática: Dudo que lo sepa.

  • Expressing Disbelief: Subjunctive of Doubt, Denial, and Uncertainty

    Tercera parte

  • Vocabulario: La responsabilidad cívica

  • Talking About Being a Valuable Member of Society: Civic Duty and Citizenship
  • Gramática: ¿Qué quieres que haga?

  • Talking About What You Want to Happen: Subjunctive of Volition and Desire

    Episodio 9: Un brindis por el futuro

    Lección 9A: Obligaciones, responsabilidades y expectativas

    Primera parte

  • Vocabulario: Los animales

  • Talking About Our Relationships with Animals: Pets and Other Animals
  • Gramática: Quiero un perro que sea obediente.

  • Expressing What You Are Looking for in Someone or Something: Subjunctive with Indefinite and Nonexistent Antecedents

    Segunda parte

  • Vocabulario: En el trabajo

  • Talking About Work Responsibilities: Vocbaulary Related to Work Behaviors
  • Gramática: Se trabaja tarde cuando…

  • Talking About What One Does: Impersonal and Passive se

    Tercera parte

  • Vocabulario: ¿Cómo son los buenos amigos?

  • Talking About Friendships: Vocabulary Related to Friends’ Expectations
  • Gramática: Quiero que lo hagas.

  • More on Talking About What You Want to Happen: Moer on Volition: Subjunctive versus Indicative or Infinitive

    Lección 9B: Lo que nos espera

    Primera parte

  • Vocabulario: Las profesiones

  • Talking About Jobs and Professions: Vocabulary Related to Professions
  • Gramática: ¿Qué pasará?

  • Talking About the Future: Introduction to the Future Tense

    Segunda parte

  • Vocabulario: Mis metas personales

  • Talking About Goals and Aspirations: Vocabulary Related to Future Aspirations
  • Gramática: No estaré contento hasta que…

  • More on Talking About the Future: Subjunctive with Future Time Events
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