Caminos / Edition 1 available in Hardcover
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- Houghton Mifflin Company College Division
- A manageable chapter organization and compelling design enhance the text's visual appeal and immediately capture students' interest.
- The Instructor's Annotated Edition includes classroom-management strategies, in-depth teaching notes, cultural explanations and connections, and a comprehensive answer key.
- The award-winning Caminos del jaguar Video is available on DVD. Users now have the option of viewing this action-packaged mystery-adventure video with Spanish subtitles and episode summaries.
- Caminos Interactive! is a revolutionary media-rich, interactive version of the Caminos textbook, delivered on CD-ROM. It presents content in a multimedia format with a variety of interactive question types, and supports reference components, such as a grammar manual and a bilingual dictionary. It features a browser that can be used for viewing a rich media database, and a whiteboard that allows students to manipulate media for classroom presentations.
- Vocabulary and grammar have been streamlined, reorganized, and sequentially numbered within each chapter for ease of reference. These cohesive presentations provide flexibility to fulfill a range ofcourse objectives and teaching styles.
- Vocabulario sections combine a thematic presentation of vocabulary with relevant cultural materials. Vocabulary terms are accompanied by illustrations, realia, or other visuals, and are practiced through a variety of activities including pair and group work. The Cognados box helps students to easily recognize and build a vocabulary base. The Vocabulario en acción feature highlights key terms used in the video.
- Recorded on the Student Audio Program (audio CD or cassette), audio-based vocabulary exercises contextualize active terms and enhance student understanding of the language.
- Cultura notes present information on the traditions, pastimes, and geography of a wide variety of Spanish-speaking countries. Accompanying each culture note is a Por Internet mini-section, which offers suggestions for further research on the web and encourages active use of the language.
- Videodrama video-viewing section contains previewing activities that activate prior knowledge and ask students to make predictions; activities that check comprehension; and post-viewing activities that offer creative, open-ended tasks related to the video narrative. The Videonota explains a relevant cultural item from the video and the Resumen del video briefly summarizes the segment in English.
- The Estructura sections feature a functionally sequenced grammar presentation in English with activities for practice such as group and pair exercises, illustration-based tasks, and role-plays. Video-based grammar exercises aid students in understanding video segments more quickly.
- Four new icons (pair, group, video, and audio) and video time codes appear throughout the text chapters to aid instructors with course management.
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About the Author
Joy Renjilian-Burgy is a tenured professor at Wellesley College and former Foreign Language Director, Mellon Instructional Technology. She has served as Supervisor of Practice Teachers of World Languages, for state certification for Wellesley and Harvard, and spends much of her time teaching at Harvard University Extension School as a Visiting Lecturer in Spanish & ESL.
Ana Beatriz Chiquito holds a C. Ph. in Spanish Language and Literature from the University of Oslo, and a C. Magisterium in Social Sciences and Economy and a Pedagogical/Teacher Certificate from the University of Bergen, Norway. She currently teaches at MIT and the University of Bergen. She has taught ESL, all levels of Spanish language, courses in romance linguistics, and courses in Hispanic history and culture.
Susan Mraz holds a BA in Spanish and Biology from Thiel College and an MA in Foreign Languages from West Virginia University. She is currently the Spanish coordinator at the University of Massachusetts, Boston. She has taught ESL, EFL, and all levels of Spanish language at a variety of institutions of higher education. Mraz has been in the publishing field for more than ten years.
Table of Contents
Preface. Unidad P. Unidad preliminar. Unidad 1. En la universidad. Unidad 2. En la ciudad. Unidad 3. De viaje. Unidad 4. La vida diaria. Unidad 5. Vacaciones en la playa. Unidad 6. El tiempo libre. Unidad 7. De compras. Unidad 8. Salud y bienestar. Unidad 9. La tecnologia. Unidad 10. Tradiciones y artes. Unidad 11. Temas de la sociedad. Unidad 12. Del pasado al presente. Reference Section. Appendix A: Verb Charts. Appendix B: Prefixes and Suffixes. Appendix C: Classroom Expressions. Appendix D: Video Expressions. Spanish-English Vocabulary. English-Spanish Vocabulary. Index. Credits.