Cuaderno de actividades, a student workbook/lab manual, featuring twelve chapters with additional practice activities in all skills. The Cuaderno includes authentic readings from periodical and literary sources, exercises focusing on vocabulary and grammar, and integrative real-life writing tasks. Open-ended writing tasks are coordinated to Atajo: Writing Assistant for Spanish software. Literary selections include poems and short stories by authors such as Enrique Anderson Imbert, Gustavo Adolfo Becquer, Gloria Fuertes, Ana Maria Matute, Luis Cane, and Jorge Luis Borges. Workbook Audio CDs provide further listening activities and pronunciation practice.
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Meet the Author
Patti J. Marinelli has had a distinguished career teaching Spanish at the University of South Carolina. The recipient of many university awards, she also was named Teacher of the Year by the South Carolina Foreign Language Teachers' Association in 2008. She has extensive experience coordinating the introductory Spanish program and mentoring graduate teaching assistants at the university. Marinelli has authored two other Spanish textbooks, including the best-selling high beginner textbook Puentes. Both her teaching and writing are informed by her experiences as a certified ACTFL OPI tester and her expertise in standards-based instruction.