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Civilización y cultura: Intermediate Spanish 9th Edition

Lynn A. Sandstedt, Ralph Kite, John G. Copeland

  • Published
  • Previous Editions 2004, 1997, 1993
  • 256 Pages

Overview

CIVILIZACIÓN Y CULTURA offers a thematic approach to civilization and culture and introduces readers to traditional cultural topics and issues in daily life in the Spanish-speaking world. Part of the renowned three-volume INTERMEDIATE SPANISH series, this reader integrates fascinating essays on cultural topics, as well as timely magazine articles and compelling video segments, to present a fresh perspective and different views on the book's theme of the origins of Spanish-speaking culture. The Ninth Edition offers film suggestions, updated readings such as "Gael García Bernal critica a Hollywood," and a brand-new video program with topics such as "El arte callejera en East Harlem" and accompanying activities.

Lynn A. Sandstedt, Emeritus, University of Northern Colorado

Lynn A. Sandstedt is a native of Colorado and a Ph.D. graduate in Spanish Language and Literature from the University of Colorado, Boulder. He taught at the University of Northern Colorado for 22 years and served as Chairman of the Foreign Language Department and the Department of Hispanic Studies. He was elected to serve on ACTFL Executive and later was elected to serve as president. He was elected president of the AATSP and several years later was selected to be the executive director. Sandstedt has received several prestigious awards for his work in Foreign Language Education.

Ralph Kite, Emeritus, University of Northern Colorado

Ralph Kite earned a Ph.D. in Ibero-American Studies from the University of New Mexico. He spent several years organizing and directing Peace Corps language training programs at New Mexico and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He continued to pursue interests in different teaching and learning approaches (film, computers, and theater) at the University of Colorado-Boulder, where he served as chair for 10 years.

John G. Copeland, late of the University of Colorado

  • A new video program on DVD, correlated to the cultural topic of each unit, features a variety of culturally significant footage covering everything from post-Franco era Spain and the Zapatista movement in Chiapas to a look at the first Latino Mayor of Los Angeles. This new "La tele" news-based video section that contains pre-viewing questions and exercises along with comprehension questions and a small number of vocabulary words from the video narration.
  • Each chapter-opening "Cine" includes suggestions for popular films that further illuminate the chapter's cultural or historical theme.
  • The entire book includes new correlations to the other ancillaries in the program�including the other books in the series CONVERSACIÓN Y REPASO and LITERATURA Y ARTE, as well as the book companion website, Atajo 4.0 CD-ROM: Writing Assistant for Spanish, Heinle iRadio, the Heinle Voices database, and vMentor (our complimentary online tutoring service).
  • New "La prensa" readings are totally up-to-date and give a great view of the Spanish-speaking world today. New readings include: "Niño vende muebles de su casa por adicción a videojuegos," El Comercio (Lima); "Poniatowska : Llevar la cultura a la escuela," El Universal (Ciudad de México); "China, lista para competir con España en Latinoamérica," El Mundo (Madrid); "América latina, desunida en Internet," La Nación Online (Buenos Aires); and, "Gael García Bernal critica a Hollywood," El País (Madrid), among others.
  • A new "¿Desea algo más?" in each chapter of the text suggests alternative readings from the Heinle Voices Literary database correlated to the chapter theme.
  • An increased number of marginal annotations in the Annotated Instructor's Edition of CONVERSACIÓN Y REPASO offer teaching tips and help on how to integrate the various ancillaries. There are also additional marginal annotations directed to students to give them helpful learning tips and remind them about previously presented material.
  • CIVILIZACIÓN Y CULTURA has twelve units that combine a thematic and historical approach to introduce students to traditional cultural topics and issues in daily life in the Spanish-speaking world.
  • Fascinating essays on cultural topics, as well as timely magazine articles and video segments, present a fresh perspective and different views on the book's theme of the origins of Spanish-speaking culture.
  • "Vocabulario útil" sections help students become better readers and build their vocabulary. Students have reading support through pre- and post-reading exercises.
  • "¡A explorar!" encourages students to give personal opinions about the readings, invites them to conduct further research, and includes writing tasks supported by Atajo 4.0 CD-ROM: Writing Assistant for Spanish.
  • CONVERSACIÓN Y REPASO, the core grammar and conversation text, and CIVILIZACIÓN Y CULTURA and LITERATURA Y ARTE, the two readers in the program, can be used independently or in conjunction with one another.
1. ORÍGENES DE LA CULTURA HISPÁNICA: EUROPA.
Lecturas culturales: I. La cultura romana II. La cultura visigoda III. La cultura árabe IV. Otras influencias en la cultura española. La tele: La Guerra Civil española.
2. ORÍGENES DE LA CULTURA HISPÁNICA: AMÉRICA.
Lecturas culturales: I. Los aztecas II. Los incas III. Los mayas IV. Las minorías étnicas en la actualidad hispanoamericana. La tele: La fiesta del sol de los incas: Inti Raymi.
3. LA RELIGIÓN EN EL MUNDO HISPÁNICO.
Lecturas culturales: I. Religión y sociedad II. La religión y la vida personal III. La religión en Hispanoamérica IV. La religión en la actualidad. La tele: La religión en España.
4. ASPECTOS DE LA FAMILIA EN EL MUNDO HISPÁNICO.
Lecturas culturales: I. Los lazos familiares II. La familia y la política III. La familia y la sociedad IV. El significado de la familia V. Tensiones en la familia contemporánea. La tele: Las Madres de la Plaza de Mayo.
5. EL HOMBRE Y LA MUJER EN LA SOCIEDAD HISPÁNICA.
Lecturas culturales: I. Los nombres hispánicos II. La sociedad patriarcal III. Las mujeres en la literatura hispánica IV. Las mujeres en la política. La tele: La primera presidenta chilena: Michelle Bachelet.
6. COSTUMBRES Y CREENCIAS.
Lecturas culturales: I. El horario y la vida social II. Las actitudes hispánicas hacia la muerte III. Las actitudes indígenas hacia la muerte IV. Presencia de la muerte. La tele: El arte callejera en East Harlem.
7. ASPECTOS ECONÓMICOS DE HISPANOAMÉRICA.
Lecturas culturales: I. Los antecedentes históricos II. Soluciones modernas III. La situación actual IV. Algunos efectos de la pobreza. La prensa: La pobreza, el mayor problema mundial; De los 12.3 millones de esclavos que hay en el mundo 1.3 millones son latinoamericanos; Llega la computadora barata; Ya hay 56.000 psicólogos en la Argentina. La tele: La vida de la población indígena de la Ciudad de México.
8. LOS MOVIMIENTOS REVOLUCIONARIOS DEL SIGLO XX.
Lecturas culturales: I. Revolución y "golpe de estado" II. La Revolución Mexicana de 1910 III. Bolivia en 1952, Cuba en 1959 y Nicaragua en 1979 IV. Los guerrilleros. La prensa: La Constituyente abre la puerta a un mandato de 12 años para Chávez; ETA envía cartas exigiendo el ''impuesto'' con fotos de los familiares de los extorsionados; Ofensiva de las FARC contra las elecciones en Colombia; El 70% de los móviles vendidos lleva incorporada la cámara de fotos. La tele: La rebelión campesina en Chiapas.
9. LA EDUCACIÓN EN EL MUNDO HISPÁNICO.
Lecturas culturales: I. Historia de la enseñanza hispánica II. "Educación" y "enseñanza" III. La organización de la enseñanza hispánica IV. Las universidades en el mundo hispánico V. La vida estudiantil. La prensa: La Universidad todavía es machista; Niño vende muebles de su casa por adicción a videojuegos; Tiene 16 años y es asistido por su adicción a Internet; Educación edita recursos digitales para aprender folclor y flamenco en las aulas; Poniatowska: Llevar la cultura a la escuela. La tele: El arte sincrética en la Plaza de las Tres Culturas.
10. LA CIUDAD EN EL MUNDO HISPÁNICO.
Lecturas culturales: I. Las ciudades del mundo hispánico II. El aspecto físico de la ciudad hispánica III. La vida urbana IV. El significado de la ciudad en el mundo hispánico. La prensa: Vigilados por miles de ojos; España ingresó ayer en una nueva era libre de humo�; Para 2007 prevén 75% menos de basura; Cada día se venden en eBay España 15 coches y 400 obras de arte. La tele: El primer alcalde latino en Los Ángeles: Antonio Villaraigosa.
11. LOS ESTADOS UNIDOS Y LO HISPÁNICO.
Lecturas culturales: I. Los Estados Unidos, España y la independencia americana II. Los Estados Unidos y las nuevas naciones americanas III. El Panamericanismo y "el coloso del norte" IV. Las relaciones en la época de la posguerra. La prensa: Felipe González: Nuevas fracturas en Iberoamérica; China, lista para competir con España en Latinoamérica; América latina, desunida en Internet. La tele: El Canal ahora es de Panamá.
12. LA PRESENCIA HISPÁNICA EN LOS ESTADOS UNIDOS.
Lecturas culturales: I. Orígenes de "La Raza" II. Presencia de la cultura hispánica en el suroeste III. Avances del siglo pasado IV. La variedad de la minoría hispánica. La prensa: El dinero de los emigrantes sostiene las economías de América Latina; La radio hispana se diversifica para adaptarse a los cambios; Gael García Bernal critica a Hollywood. La tele: El Día de Independencia mexicana en México y Nueva York.
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Conversacion y Repaso, 11th: PowerLecture Resource CD-ROM

ISBN: 9781133956778
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ISBN: 9781133956761
This video program on DVD accompanies the Intermediate Spanish series and presents specially selected cultural topics relating directly to material covered in Civilización y cultura. Featuring a mix of short film (NEW to this edition), authentic news clips, and other cultural footage, the video program spans the Spanish-speaking world and provides students with a wealth of inputs.

SAM

ISBN: 9781133956792
The Workbook/Lab Manual has four major divisions: (1) listening comprehension exercises that expose the student to the vocabulary and grammatical structures of each unit in a variety of new situations; (2) oral activities for review and reinforcement of the grammatical concepts presented in each unit; (3) controlled and open-ended written exercises using the same vocabulary and structures; and (4) writing practice. The Answer key for these exercises and the Lab Audio script are on the Premium Website in order to give instructors the choice of offering students the opportunity for immediate self-correction.

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ISBN: 9781285079134
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FOR STUDENTS

DVD

ISBN: 9781133956761
This video program on DVD accompanies the Intermediate Spanish series and presents specially selected cultural topics relating directly to material covered in Civilización y cultura. Featuring a mix of short film (NEW to this edition), authentic news clips, and other cultural footage, the video program spans the Spanish-speaking world and provides you with a wealth of cultural perspectives.

SAM

ISBN: 9781133956792
The essential study partner includes additional practice of grammar, vocabulary, and writing, as well as listening comprehension with simulated conversations and pronunciation practice.

SAM Audio CD's

ISBN: 9781133956785
The SAM Audio program provides you with listening comprehension, oral practice on the important points of grammar, and the development of speaking skills. The SAM Audio also can be downloaded in MP3 format from the Premium Website.

Premium Web Site Instant Access Code

ISBN: 9781285078380
Includes multimedia resources such as text and Student Activities Manual audio segments in MP3 format, the iTunes® playlist, video segments, and flash-based grammar tutorials.

eSAM, 4 terms (24 months) Instant Access

ISBN: 9781285079134
Designed for today's computer-savvy students, eSAM is an advanced and easy-to-use e-learning platform for delivering activities to you via the web. eSAM also is an integrated course management system that automatically grades many types of exercises and then sends the results straight to a versatile cross-platform electronic gradebook that allows you to track your results. eSAM even has a floating accent bar for world languages! You can access eSAM if your book comes packaged with a printed access card.