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Alianzas 2nd Edition

Sheri Spaine Long, María Carreira, Sylvia Madrigal Velasco, Kristin Swanson

  • Published
  • Previous Editions 2012
  • 320 Pages
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Overview

ALIANZAS is a one-semester stand-alone intermediate Spanish program that focuses on communication and the consolidation of the skills acquired at the introductory level. Connections between cultures and communities, reinforced through ACTFL Standards, are further extended in ALIANZAS to provide a follow-up for students who have completed Spanish coursework at the introductory level. ALIANZAS emphasizes real-world language and authentic culture through compelling content that motivates students to hone their communication skills. Engaging video blogs, documentary-style interviews, short films, and both literary and journalistic authentic readings enhance cross-cultural understanding.

Sheri Spaine Long, University of North Carolina, Charlotte

Sheri Spaine Long (Ph.D. UCLA) is Editor of Hispania – A journal devoted to the teaching of Spanish and Portuguese, the scholarly journal of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP). Formerly a faculty member, department chair, and study abroad program director, Dr. Long rose to the rank of Professor of Spanish at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and was appointed Distinguished Visiting Professor at the United States Air Force Academy. Most recently, Dr. Long served as Professor and Chair of the Department of Languages and Culture Studies at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She is a specialist in language teaching and learning. A regular presenter and invited speaker at national and international conferences, Dr. Long delivered over 100 talks from Havana to Beijing and across the United States. She actively engages the field and continues to publish on the integration of leadership development and language learning, the language profession, and Madrid in literature. Dr. Long published more than 50 articles, chapters, and reviews and her recent co-authored textbooks published with Cengage include Nexos. Introductory Spanish, 4th ed., and Alianzas. Intermediate Spanish., 2nd ed., Cuadros. Introductory and Intermediate Spanish., among others. She received the prestigious Steiner Award for Leadership in Foreign Language Education from the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) in 2009.

María Carreira, California State University at Long Beach

María Carreira is Associate Professor of Spanish at California State University, Long Beach. She holds a Ph.D. in linguistics from the University of Illinois, Champaign. Carreira has written linguistic notes, profiles of well-known Hispanics, and heritage learner annotations. She is active in issues relating to heritage learners.

Sylvia Madrigal Velasco,

Sylvia Madrigal, a Yale graduate, has been in the foreign language publishing field for about 20 years. She has worked at Houghton Mifflin and at D.C. Heath, where she helped develop and write activities for the award-winning Dimelo CD-ROM series. She has authored a variety of educational materials, including video scripts for HM's TravelTour video and Caminos del jaguar.

Kristin Swanson,

Kris Swanson has an M.A. in Hispanic Studies from Brown University. She has been in the foreign language publishing field for about 15 years. She currently works as a consultant and freelance writer, editor, and project manager.
  • NEW! Cortometrajes: Six new short films, one per chapter, expose students to contemporary Hispanic culture and authentic language as it is spoken in different Spanish-speaking countries.
  • NEW! Vocabulario útil: Streamlined vocabulary sections emphasize high-frequency terms and expressions. A simplified layout offers greater ease of use and accessibility for students.
  • NEW! ¡Explora y exprésate! has been shortened to allow students to focus more intensively on the themes, regions, and culture presented.
  • NEW! In addition to chapter writing task, the ¡A escribir! appendix offers supplementary writing strategies and stepped practice correlated to each chapter. The rubrics supplied in the appendix may be used with ¡A escribir! assignments or for oral presentation assessments.
  • Updated Voces sections offer direct practice with all authentic and semi-scripted video content developed specifically for ALIANZAS. Comprehension activities reinforce thematic vocabulary, concepts and grammar covered in the chapter.
  • NEW! Each Voces section also culminates with a ¡Coméntalo! activity that further engages students and encourages them to share relevant experiences of their own, online and with their classmates.
  • NEW! Repaso y preparación activities have been moved to the end of each chapter to provide succinct practice of chapter vocabulary as well as a warm-up for the next chapter. In addition to this section, an answer key and related grammar references in the appendix make it easy for students to check what they’ve learned and get ready to absorb new material in the next chapter.
  • NEW! The preliminary chapter has been replaced by a new full chapter, for a total of 6 regular chapters.
  • ALIANZAS weaves together vocabulary and grammar instruction with engaging yet carefully guided video support.
  • Outcomes-based Focus w/ Practical Connections to the Spanish-speaking World.
  • In every chapter, Voces sections provide insight into the Spanish-speaking world in the United States, while ¡Explora y exprésate! sections spotlight other aspects of contemporary culture throughout the Hispanic world.
  • ALIANZAS and the National Standards Integrating the Standards for Foreign Language Learning in the 21st Century is at the core of the program’s philosophy.
  • Highly-engaging video.
ALIANZAS 2e Scope & Sequence.
1. “YO, BLOGUERO(A)”.
Comunicación: La motivación personal, Tus redes personales e Internet, Las reacciones personales, Tu opinion. ¡Imagínate! Vocabulario útil. Vocabulario útil 1: La motivación personal, Para describir un blog, Para expresar reacciones personales. Vocabulario útil 2: Para hablar de las redes sociales, Para dar tu opinion. Frases de todos los días Video Cultura. Voces: Escenas, Un blog extraordinaro, El mundo virtual. Voces: Entrevista en video. ¡Coméntalo! Cortometraje. Un juego absurdo. ¡Prepárate! Gramática útil. Gramática útil 1 Understanding the relationship among tenses in the indicative and subjunctive moods. Gramática útil 2 Review of present, past and future tenses of verbs. Gramática útil 3 Review of the subjunctive, imperative and conditional moods. ¡Explora y exprésate! En línea en español. Estados Unidos: los latinos conectados a la red. Costa Rica: los mensajes de texto y el español. A leer. Lectura. “Ya soy mayor de edad,” Miguel Aspauza, Blog, Perú. Reading strategies: Identifying a point of view, Examining an author’s tone. ¡Fíjate!
2. MI “YO” DIGITAL.
Comunicación: El e-mail y las acciones en línea, Los aparatos electrónicos, El intercambio de información personal en Internet. Los sitios de red sociales, El texteo y el tuiteo, Las compras y la banca en línea. ¡Imagínate! Vocabulario útil. Vocabulario útil 1: El escritorio, la pantalla, El correo electrónico, Acciones en línea, El intercambio de información personal. Vocabulario útil 2: Los aparatos electrónicos, El uso del teléfono inteligente, Verbos y frases útiles. Las compras y la banca en línea. Frases de todos los días. Video Cultura. Voces: Escenas. Feliz cumpleaños, Internet. ¿Robatiempo o salvavidas? Voces: Entrevista en video. Flor Olivo, fundadora de Ilumina tu gente sitio web bilingüe de la comunidad , videógrafa, escritora, estudiante; Valley City, UT. ¡Coméntalo! Cortometraje. ¿Conoces el BOOK? ¡Prepárate! Gramática útil. Gramática útil 1. Ser and estar. Gramática útil 2. Por and para. Gramática útil 3 Verbs like gustar and similar constructions. ¡Explora y exprésate! Livin’ la vida digital, España: arte digital del Prado, México: Internet gratis en el Zócalo. Perú: un juego popular en Facebook. A leer. Lectura. “chatear”. Gustavo Escanlar. Cuento. Uruguay. Reading strategies: Using format clues to aid comprehension. Using visuals to aid in comprehension. ¡Fíjate! El voseo.
3. EL CIUDADANO GLOBAL.
Comunicación, Tus antepasados, Tus raíces, La vida del inmigrante, La experiencia inmigrante, Algunos estados emocionales. ¡Imagínate! Vocabulario útil. Vocabulario útil 1: Los antepasados, Las raíces. Vocabulario útil 2: La vida del inmigrante, La experiencia inmigrante. Frases de todos los días. Video Cultura. Voces: Escenas, Tex-Guate-Mex. ¡No estoy bromeando! Voces: Entrevista en video. Caguama, conjunto bilingüe de cumbia/ranchera/rock; Portland, OR ¡Coméntalo! Cortometraje. Venecia Barcelona. ¡Prepárate! Gramática útil. Gramática útil 1. Preterite vs. imperfect. Gramática útil 2 The perfect tenses, uses of haber and the past participle. Gramática útil 3 Present and past progressive, uses of the present participle, and the infinitive. ¡Explora y exprésate! El fruto de la fusion, Chile, Colombia, Venezuela: Fusiones musicales, Venezuela: Paz Con Todo, un grupo que trae la paz a la vida, Guatemala: las tradiciones norteamericanas importadas a la cultura maya. A leer, Lectura, Malinche. Laura Esquivel. Extracto de novella. México. Reading strategies: Establishing a chronology, Skimming for the main idea. ¡Fíjate! La historia de la Malinche, la “Madre de los mestizos”.
4. EL FUTURO DEL PLANETA.
Comunicación: Los problemas ambientales, Cómo valorar la naturaleza, La naturaleza en peligro, La responsabili-dad hacia el planeta, La conciencia, Las acciones verdes, ¡Imagínate! Vocabulario útil. Vocabulario útil 1, Los problemas ambientales, Valorar la naturaleza, La naturaleza en peligro. Vocabulario útil 2: La responsabilidad hacia el planeta, En casa, El reciclaje, Acciones verdes. Frases de todos los días. Video Cultura. Voces: Escenas. Seamos el cambio. Eco-Geek. Voces: Entrevista en video. Arián Razzaghi y Andrea Rivera, Projecto Refrescar Bolivia; Cambridge, MA ¡Coméntalo! Cortometraje. El baile maldito. ¡Prepárate! Gramática útil. Gramática útil 1. The indicative and subjunctive moods. Gramática útil 2. Requests, suggestions and indirect commands. Gramática útil 3. Relative pronoun. ¡Explora y exprésate! ¿Quién dijo que iba a ser fácil? Panamá y Estados Unidos: la ranita dorada. Colombia: la ciclovía. Cuba: los organopónicos. Paraguay: la reforestación. A leer. Lectura. “Bolsitas de té”. Juan José Millás. Ensayo. España. Reading strategies: Identifying cognates, Working with unknown grammatical structures. ¡Fíjate! El simbolismo del té.
5. LA POLÍTICA Y SOCIEDAD.
Comunicación: Los funcionarios, Conceptos políticos y económicos, Cuestiones sociales, La responsabi-lidad cívica, Cualidades de un(a) líder o voluntario(a), Acciones comunitarias, El voluntariado en línea. ¡Imagínate! Vocabulario útil. Vocabulario útil 1: Los funcionarios. Conceptos políticos y económicos. Cuestiones sociales. Vocabulario útil 2. La responsabilidad cívica, Las personas que se involu-cran en actos cívicos, Cualidades de un líder o voluntario, Acciones comunitarias, Organizaciones, El voluntariado en línea. Frases de todos los días. Video Cultura. Voces: Escenas: La voz de los jóvenes. Un país de ideas. Voces: Entrevista en video. José de Jesús Franco, joven activista, político del futuro; Sacramento, CA. ¡Coméntalo! Cortometraje. Ana y Manuel. ¡Prepárate! Gramática útil. Gramática útil 1. The uses of se. Gramática útil 2. The present and past perfect subjunctive. Gramática útil 3. Summary of subjunctive tenses. ¡Explora y exprésate! Ayudar al próximo: Puerto Rico: los jóvenes y la filantropía, Colombia: Acuerdo Generacional Colombia 2030, Guatemala: voluntarios en línea. A leer. Lectura. “Uno no escoge,”. El país bajo mi piel. Gioconda Belli. Poema y extracto de libro de memorias. Nicaragua. Reading strategies: Reading and understanding poetry. Using a bilingual dictionary. ¡Fíjate! La acción política.
6. EL MUNDO SIN FRONTERAS.
Comunicación: Las perspectivas globales, El estudiar en el extranjero, Los asuntos prácticos, El vivir en el extranjero, Cómo describir a la gente ¡Imagínate! Vocabulario útil Vocabulario útil 1. Las perspectivas globales. Para estudiar en el extranjero. Asuntos prácticos. Vocabulario útil 2. Para vivir en el extranjero. Cómo describir a la gente. Frases de todos los días. Video Cultura. Voces: Escenas: ¡Quiero conocer el mundo! ¡Conocí el mundo! Voces: Entrevista en video. Gil Matos, Hult International Business School; Cambridge, MA. ¡Coméntalo! Cortometraje. Sirenas de fondo.¡Prepárate! Gramática útil. Gramática útil 1. The future perfect and conditional perfect. Gramática útil 2. Si clauses. Gramática útil 3. Sequence of tenses in the subjunctive:¡Explora y exprésate!¡A qué no sabías! Argentina: ¡adivina! Guinea Ecuatorial: ¡adivina! Honduras: ¡adivina! Nicaragua: ¡adivina! República Dominicana: ¡adivina!Uruguay: ¡adivina! A leer. Lectura. Mi país inventado. Isabel Allende. Extractos de libro de ensayos. Chile. Reading strategies: Activating background knowledge, Scanning for detail. ¡Fíjate! El renacimiento de Chile.
Appendices:
Appendix A: A escribir.
Appendix B: Rubrics.
Appendix C: Repaso de gramática.
Appendix D: Answer Keys.
Appendix E: Verb Charts.
Spanish-English Glossary.
English-Spanish Glossary.
Index.
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Testing Audit CD-ROM

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This CD provides instructors with the audio to accompany the NEXOS testing program. The audio for this edition has been revised to reflect current technology and provide more realistic conversations and situations.

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ISBN: 9781305585102
The Student Activities Manual includes chapter-by-chapter ¡Imagínate!, ¡Prepárate!, and A leer activities as well as a self-test with answer key. It also includes a Lab Manual with audio activities and a Video Manual with activities to accompany the storyline video and the Voces de la comunidad videos.

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Praised by instructors and students alike, the NEXOS video series connects students to the cultures of the Spanish-speaking world while helping develop early speaking and critical thinking skills. Beto, one of the main characters in the video, is now a professor showing students videos about his life as a university student. This new footage gives students a present-day vantage point that allows them to comment on the technology that was available during their professor's college days.

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The new AIE wrap margin provides an in-depth and enhanced instructor-support apparatus with new Differentiated Instruction annotations and tips and strategies to help develop key 21st century skills. Today's students bring an unprecedented range of backgrounds and experiences to the language classroom. To help instructors navigate the challenges of learner diversity, NEXOS uses a variety of tools and strategies associated with Differentiated Instruction. Inspired by the 21st Century Skills Map for World Languages (ACTFL), this edition of NEXOS includes tips, strategies, and approaches to develop key skills in the Spanish classroom.

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Student Workbook

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The Student Activities Manual includes chapter-by-chapter ¡Imagínate!, ¡Prepárate!, and A leer activities as well as a self-test with answer key. It also includes a Lab Manual with audio activities and a Video Manual with activities to accompany the storyline video and Voces de la comunidad videos.

DVD

ISBN: 9781305585119
Praised by instructors and students alike, the NEXOS video series connects you to the cultures of the Spanish-speaking world while helping you develop early speaking and critical thinking skills. Beto, one of the main characters in the video, is now a professor showing students videos about his life as a university student. This new footage gives you a present-day vantage point that allows you to comment on the technology that was available during your professor's college days.

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