Higher Education

Pueblos: Intermediate Spanish in Cultural Contexts, 1st Edition

  • Sheri Spaine Long University of North Carolina, Charlotte
  • Ana Martínez-Lage Middlebury College
  • Lourdes Sánchez-López University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Llorenç Comajoan Colomé Middlebury College
  • ISBN-10: 0618150471  |  ISBN-13: 9780618150472
  • 528 Pages
  • © 2007 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $134.00

About

Overview

Pueblos is a complete Intermediate Spanish program that systematically presents culture within the context of the historical and political forces that have shaped and continue to shape the Spanish-speaking world. Grammar, vocabulary, and content are merged in a way that emphasizes communication, cultures, comparisons, connections and communities and a comprehensive historic-to-contemporary view of the Spanish-speaking populations and civilizations. The word pueblos refers to places, settlements, civilizations, and nations, but also to groups of people who speak Spanish. Pueblos focuses on how the world's Spanish-speaking cultures and civilizations came into being and developed throughout time.

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Features and Benefits

  • Content-based program supports students in using the target language to learn varied subject matter as they improve their language proficiency and linguistic accuracy.
  • Complete cultural and historic context focuses on the development of the world's Spanish-speaking cultures and civilizations, linking past, present and future events in Spain, the Caribbean, Mexico, Central America, South America, the Philippines, and Equatorial Guinea.
  • Authentic readings enable students to encounter targeted vocabulary and grammar in a content- rich framework of culture and history.
  • Historical timelines provide a visual tool to help students sequence events and view historical information, enabling them to better understand the evolution of the Spanish-speaking world.
  • Historical approach orients the learner along a chronological timeline provided at the beginning of each chapter and links past, present, and even future events to reflect the interconnected and organic way in which civilizations develop.
  • Structured, culminating projects and task-based assignments ask students to synthesize and use vocabulary, grammar, culture, and exploration from a personal point of view.

Table of Contents

Unidad 1. Orígenes y encuentros
Capítulo 1. La América precolombina: Las civilizaciones mesoamericanas de ayer y la gente de hoy
Capítulo 2. La Península Ibérica: Lugar de encuentro ayer y hoy
Capítulo 3. Tenochtitlán: Encuentro entre Moctezuma, Hernán Cortés y la Malinche
Unidad 2. Conquista y colonización
Capítulo 4. El Nuevo Mundo: La región andina: Bolivia, Ecuador y Perú
Capítulo 5. El Nuevo Mundo: El Cono Sur: Chile y Argentina
Capítulo 6. Conquistas futuras: Las colonias del siglo XXI
Unidad 3. Independencia y revolución
Capítulo 7. Las colonias no americanas: Filipinas y Guinea Ecuatorial
Capítulo 8. Independencia latinoamericana: Cuba, Puerto Rico, Colombia, Venezuela y Panamá
Capítulo 9. México revolucionario ayer y hoy
Unidad 4. Transiciones políticas y económicas
Capítulo 10. Dictaduras del pasado: República Dominicana y España
Capítulo 11. El Cono Sur: Paraguay y Uruguay--Transformación y evolución
Capítulo 12. Procesos de paz: Centroamérica
Appendices
Spanish-English glossary
English-Spanish glossary

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the main title. Select the main title's "About" tab, then select "What's New" for updates specific to title's edition.

For more information about these supplements, or to obtain them, contact your Learning Consultant.

Instructor Supplements

SAM  (ISBN-10: 0618150501 | ISBN-13: 9780618150502)

Offers extra out-of-class practice of the material presented in the Student Textbook. Particular attention is gven to pronunciation, listening, and writing.

List Price = $153.95  | CengageBrain Price = $153.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $115.75

CL ClassPrep  (ISBN-10: 0618150498 | ISBN-13: 9780618150496)

The Class Prep CD includes: testing program with answer key and audio CD, PowerPoint presentations and scripts, SAM answer key and audio scripts, test audio script, and sample lesson plans and syllabi.

Instructor Testing Audio CD-ROM  (ISBN-10: 0618150544 | ISBN-13: 9780618150540)

Contains the audio to accompany the testing program.

Student Activities Manual Audio CD-ROM Program  (ISBN-10: 0618150560 | ISBN-13: 9780618150564)

This complete audio program, containing four to six listening activities per section, coordinates with the listening portions of the Student Activities Manual.(for student purchase)

List Price = $87.95  | CengageBrain Price = $87.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $66.50

Annotated Instructor's Edition  (ISBN-10: 061815048X | ISBN-13: 9780618150489)

Includes chapter annotations with teaching tips and answers to many activities, as well as the Instructor's Guide, an expanded section of front matter that includes additional information about the program and its components, sample syllabi and lesson plans, and the scripts for PowerPoint presentations.

Student Supplements

SAM  (ISBN-10: 0618150501 | ISBN-13: 9780618150502)

Offers extra out-of-class practice of the material presented in the Student Textbook. Particular attention is gven to pronunciation, listening, and writing.

List Price = $153.95  | CengageBrain Price = $153.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $115.75

Student Activities Manual Audio CD-ROM Program  (ISBN-10: 0618150560 | ISBN-13: 9780618150564)

This complete audio program, containing four to six listening activities per section, coordinates with the listening portions of the Student Activities Manual.(for student purchase)

List Price = $87.95  | CengageBrain Price = $87.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $66.50

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Sheri Spaine Long

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.