Workbook/Lab Manual for Dimelo tu!: A Complete Course, 5th / Edition 5 available in Paperback
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- Cengage Learning
This combination workbook and lab manual provides students with the additional reading, writing, and listening comprehension practice necessary to help them attain their competency goals. New video activities are included for further development and practice of listening skills. For each video segment there are a series of accompanying activities. First, the Antes de ver el video section prepares students through the completion of pre-viewing activities that activate background knowledge and allow students to review and apply the viewing and listening strategies they have learned in the "¿Comprendes lo que se dice?" sections of the textbook. Second, the "Al ver el video" section assesses students' comprehension of the video segment and provides them with additional practice of linguistic structures and vocabulary presented in the textbook. Finally, the "Despues de ver el video" section includes form-focused communicative activities that motivate the students to use their comprehension of the video segment as a springboard for additional open-ended, pair or group activities.
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About the Author
Francisco Rodriguez Nogales is an Associate Professor of Spanish in the School of Modern Languages at Santa Barbara City College. He is a specialist in the use of technology in foreign-language teaching and online instructionhis teaching load has been 100 percent online for the past five years. He also has developed several Spanish assessment and placement tools. Nogales was born in Pedrera (Seville), Spain. He completed his bachelor of arts at the Universidad Pontificia Comillas in Madrid, his master's at San Francisco State University, and his Ph.D. at the University of California at Davis.
Fabián A. Samaniego taught for four years at Utah State University before going to the University of California at Davis where he served as Supervisor of Teaching Assistants and Coordinator of the first-year Spanish program for twenty-four years. A specialist in foreign-language pedagogy, Professor Samaniego has been a frequent presenter at foreign-language conferences across the country. He coauthored four college texts and the AATSP PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT HANDBOOK SERIES FOR TEACHERS K-16, VOLUME 1: SPANISH FOR NATIVE SPEAKERS. He is also coeditor of LANGUAGE AND CULTURE IN LEARNING: TEACHING SPANISH TO NATIVE SPEAKERS OF SPANISH. Professor Samaniego received his bachelor of arts from New Mexico State University and his master of arts from the University of Iowa.
J. Blommers is Associate Professor of Spanish and Program Coordinator for the Spanish Masters program in the Modern Languages and Literatures Department at California State University, Bakersfield. He specializes in second-language acquisition and is particularly interested in listening strategies and techniques. Other interests include 19th-century Peninsular literature and Hispanic-American culture. A native Iowan, Professor Blommers studied political science and Spanish at the University of Iowa and the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico and holds a master of arts and a Ph.D. in Spanish from the University of Iowa.