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Basic Spanish: The Basic Spanish Series, 2nd Edition

  • Ana C. Jarvis Chandler-Gilbert Community College, Emerita
  • Raquel Lebredo California Baptist University
  • Francisco Mena-Ayllón University of Redlands, Emeritus
  • ISBN-10: 0495897043  |  ISBN-13: 9780495897040
  • 400 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2006, 2000
  • © 2011 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $179.00
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Overview

THE BASIC SPANISH SERIES, 2E offers a flexible, concise introduction to Spanish grammar and communication with state-of-the-art online learning tools to better address the needs of today's students and professionals who need a working knowledge of Spanish. For the second edition, we maintain the strengths of the program while making it more accessible to all students of Spanish. We are proud to offer an extensive technology program with this edition, thereby improving students' access to required materials and giving instructors the freedom to design their courses in the way that best meets their students' needs.

Features and Benefits

  • Applied Presentation – Clear, concise grammar explanations in English with examples, translations and charts in Spanish. Vamos a practicar activities reinforce grammar materials presented. Communication skills are honed with personalized questions, situational role-plays, and group activities.
  • Practical, Specialized Vocabulary – Contains vocabulary essential for communicating in Spanish, and downloadable audio demonstrates proper pronunciation. Palabras y más palabras and En estas situationces sections that offer additional vocabulary practice.
  • Cultural Focus – Contains Notas culturales that highlight Hispanic customs and traditions relevant to the subject matter of the lesson.
  • Comprehension Checks – ¿Cuánto sabe usted ahora? Self-tests appear alter every five lessons and test students' progress.
  • Convenient Audio Phrasebook – Provides downloadable audio vocabulary words and phrases that apply to the worktexts.

Table of Contents

Preface.
Lección preliminar I.
Communication: You will learn to greet people and exchange some polite questions and answers, exchange phone numbers, talk about days and dates, and describe colors.
Structures:1. Greetings and farewells. 2. Cardinal numbers 0-39. 3. The alphabet
4. Days of the week. 5. Months of the year. 6. Colors.
Lección preliminar II.
Communication: You will learn about cognates and some simple vocabulary related to the classroom. Structures: 1. Gender and number. 2. The definite and indefinite articles
3. Subject pronouns. 4. The present indicative of ser. 5. Uses of hay. 6. Cardinal numbers 40-299.
Lección 1.
Communication: you will learn vocabulary related to restaurants and cafeterias.
Country highlighted: España. Structures:1. The present indicative of regular -ar verbs
2. Interrogative and negative sentences. 3. Forms and position of adjectives
4. Telling time. 5. Cardinal numbers 300-1,000.
Lección 2.
Communication: You will learn additional vocabulary relate to restaurants.
Country highlighted: México. Structures: 1. Agreement of adjectives, nouns, and adjectives. 2. The present indicative of regular -er and -ir verbs. 3. Possession with de
4. Possessive adjectives. 5. The personal a.
Lección 3.
Communication: you will learn vocabulary related to the family. Country highlighted: Guatemala. Structures: 1. The irregular verbs ir, dar, and estar. 2. Ir a+ infinitive
3. Uses of the verbs ser and estar. 4. Contractions.
Lección 4.
Communication: You will learn vocabulary pertaining to hotels. Countries highlighted: Honduras and El Salvador. Structures: 1. The irregular verbs tener and venir. 2. Expressions with tener. 3. Comparative forms. 4. Irregular comparative forms.
Lección 5.
Communication: You will learn vocabulary about typical activities related to traveling in a foreign country. Country highlighted: Nicaragua. Structures: 1. Stem-changing verbs (e:ie).
2. Some uses of the definite article. 3. The present progressive. 4. Ordinal numbers: Cuanto sabe usted ahora? Lecciones 1-5.
Lección 6.
Communication: You will learn more vocabulary related to situations encountered while traveling. Countries highlighted: Costa Rica and Panama. Structures: 1. Stem-changing verbs (o:ue). 2. Affirmative and negative expressions. 3. Pronouns as object of a preposition. 4. Direct object pronouns.
Lección 7.
Communication: You will learn vocabulary related to travel arrangements. Countries highlighted: Puerto Rico. Structures: 1. Stem-changing verbs (e:i). 2. Irregular first-person forms. 3. Saber contrasted with conocer. 4. Indirect object pronouns.
Lección 8.
Communication: You will learn vocabulary to sports and other outdoor activities.
Countries highlighted: Cuba and Republica Dominicana. Structures: 1. Pedir contrasted with preguntar. 2. Special construction with gustar, doler, and hacer falta. 3. Demonstrative adjectives and pronouns. 4. Direct and indirect object pronouns used together.
Lección 9.
Communication: You will learn vocabulary related to daily routine and personal grooming.
Country highlighted: Venezuela. Structures: 1. Possessive pronouns. 2. Reflexive constructions. 3. Command forms: Ud. and Uds. 4. Uses of object pronouns with command forms.
Lección 10.
Communication: you will learn vocabulary related to housework, shopping and weather.
Country highlighted: Colombia. Structures: 1. The preterit of regular verbs. 2. The preterit of ser, ir and dar. 3. Uses of por and para. 4. Seasons of the year and weather expressions
¿Cuánto sabe usted ahora? Lecciones 6-10.
Lección 11.
Communication: You will learn vocabulary related to everyday life. Country highlighted: Ecuador. Structures: 1. Time expressions with hacer. 2. Irregular preterits. 3. The preterit of stem-changing verbs (e:i and o:u). 4. Command forms: tú.
Lección 12.
Un matrimonio peruano va de compras. Structures: 1. En and a as equivalents of at
2. The imperfect tense. 3. The past progressive. 4. The preterit contrasted with the imperfect. Communication: Shopping for clothes. Culture: Perú. Different ways of shopping in the Hispanic world.
Lección 13.
En una tienda por departamentos en La Paz. Structures: 1. Changes in meaning with the imperfect and preterit of conocer, saber, and querer. 2. Hace meaning ago. 3. Uses of se
4. ¿Qué? and ¿Cuál? used with ser.
Lección 14.
Communication: You will learn vocabulary related to automóviles. Country highlighted: Paraguay. Structures: 1. The past participle. 2. The present perfect tense. 3. The past perfect (pluperfect) tense.
Lección 15.
Communication: You will learn vocabulary related to transportation. Country highlighted: Chile. Structures: 1. The future tense. 2. The conditional tense. 3. Some uses of the prepositions a, de, and en. ¿Cuánto sabe usted ahora? Lecciones 11-15.
Lección 16.
Communicaton: You will learn vocabulary related to traveling by train. Country highlighted: Argentina. Structures: 1. The present subjunctive. 2. The subjunctive with verbs of volition. 3. The absolute superlative.
Lección 17.
Communication: You will learn vocabulary related to hospital care in emergencias.
Country highlighted: Uruguay. Structures:1. The subjunctive to express emotion. 2. The subjunctive with some impersonal expressions. 3. Formation of adverbs.
Lección 18.
Communication: You will learn vocabulary related to collage life. Nationality highlighted: Los puertorriqueños. Structures: 1. The subjunctive to express doubt, disbelief, and denial. 2. The subjunctive to express indefiniteness and nonexistence. 3. Diminutive suffixes.
Lección 19.
Communication: You will learn vocabulary related to health problems and visits to the doctor''s office. Nationality highlighted: Los mexicanoamericanos. Structures: 1. The subjunctive after certain conjunctions. 2. The present perfect subjunctive. 3. Uses of the present perfect subjunctive.
Lección 20.
Communication: You will learn vocabulary to running errands. Nationality highlighted: Los cubanoamericanos. Structures: 1. The imperfect subjunctive. 2. Uses of the imperfect subjunctive. 3. If clauses.
¿Cuánto sabe usted ahora? Lecciones 16-20.
Appendix A: Introduction to Spanish Sounds and the Alphabet.
Appendix B: Verbs.
Appendix C: Useful Classroom Expressions.
Appendix D: Weights and Measures.
Spanish-English Vocabulary.
English-Spanish Vocabulary.

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  • Resource Center 24-Months Printed Access Card
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ePack: Basic Spanish: The Basic Spanish Series, 2nd + Spanish for Teachers: Basic Spanish Series, 2nd + Resource Center 3-Semester Instant Access Code

ISBN-10:  1133540104  | ISBN-13:  9781133540106

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  • Spanish for Teachers: Basic Spanish Series
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  • Resource Center 24-Months Instant Access Code
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ePack: Basic Spanish: The Basic Spanish Series, 2nd + Spanish for Business and Finance: Basic Spanish Series, 2nd + Resource Center 3-Semester Instant Access Code

ISBN-10:  1285264088  | ISBN-13:  9781285264080

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  • Basic Spanish: The Basic Spanish Series
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  • Resource Center 24-Months Instant Access Code
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  • Spanish for Business and Finance: Basic Spanish Series
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ePack: iLrn™ Heinle Learning Center Instant Access Code for Jarvis/Lebredo/Mena-Ayllon's Spanish for Medical Personnel: Basic Spanish Series + Resource Center 3-Semester Instant Access Code for Jarvis' Basic Spanish: The Basic Spanish Series

ISBN-10:  1133546374 | ISBN-13:  9781133546375

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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

Spanish for Business and Finance: Basic Spanish Series  (ISBN-10: 0495902659 | ISBN-13: 9780495902652)

As a key component of The Basic Spanish Series, BASIC SPANISH FOR BUSINESS AND FINANCE, 2E is a communication manual designed to serve those in the world of business who seek basic conversational skills in Spanish. Written for use in two-semester or three-quarter courses, it presents typical everyday situations that business and accounting students, pre-professionals, and professionals may encounter at their workplace, on business travel, or while communicating with business partners abroad. BASIC SPANISH FOR BUSINESS AND FINANCE, 2E introduces essential business vocabulary and notas culturales written from a cross-cultural perspective. It provides students with opportunities to apply, in a wide variety of practical contexts, the grammatical structures presented in the corresponding lessons of the Basic Spanish core text. The second edition of BASIC SPANISH FOR BUSINESS AND FINANCE has several new features: a new trivia feature that gives students interesting facts related to the chapter theme; a new advanced translation section in the Repaso selftest sections and a brand new chapter 20.

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Spanish for Getting Along: Basic Spanish Series  (ISBN-10: 0495902675 | ISBN-13: 9780495902676)

As a key component of The Basic Spanish Series, Basic Spanish for Getting Along is a communication manual designed to serve those who seek basic conversational skills in Spanish. Written for use in two semester or three-quarter courses, it presents everyday situations that students may encounter when traveling or living in Spanish-speaking countries or when dealing with Spanish-speaking people in the United States. BASIC SPANISH FOR GETTING ALONG introduces essential vocabulary and provides students with opportunities to apply, in a wide variety of practical contexts, the grammatical structures presented in the corresponding lessons of the Basic Spanish core text. When used in combination, Basic Spanish and BASIC SPANISH FOR GETTING ALONG create a perfect introductory conversation class at the college level or in adult education classes.

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Spanish for Medical Personnel: Basic Spanish Series  (ISBN-10: 0495902667 | ISBN-13: 9780495902669)

As a key component of The Basic Spanish Series, BASIC SPANISH FOR SPANISH FOR MEDICAL PERSONNEL is a communication manual designed to serve those in the medical professions who seek basic conversational skills in Spanish. Written for use in two-semester or three-quarter courses, it presents everyday situations that medical students, pre-professionals, and professionals may encounter at work settings such as hospitals, emergency rooms, doctors' offices, and clinics when dealing with Spanish-speaking patients and personnel in the United States. BASIC SPANISH FOR SPANISH FOR MEDICAL PERSONNEL introduces essential medical vocabulary, practical reference information, and medical notes written from a cross-cultural perspective. It provides students with opportunities to apply, in a wide variety of practical contexts, the grammatical structures presented in the corresponding lessons of the Basic Spanish core text.

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Spanish for Social Services: Basic Spanish Series  (ISBN-10: 0495902640 | ISBN-13: 9780495902645)

As a key component of The Basic Spanish Series, BASIC SPANISH FOR SOCIAL SERVICES is a career manual designed to serve those in the social services professions who seek basic conversational skills in Spanish. Written for use in two-semester or three-quarter courses, it presents everyday situations that preprofessionals and professionals may encounter when dealing with Spanish-speaking clients, patients, and personnel in the United States at work settings such as hospitals and Department of Social Services offices. BASIC SPANISH FOR SOCIAL SERVICES introduces practical vocabulary, everyday on-the-job situations, and culture notes (Notas culturales) written from a cross-cultural perspective. It provides students with opportunities to apply, in a wide variety of practical contexts, the grammatical structures presented in the corresponding lessons of the Basic Spanish core text.

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Spanish for Teachers: Basic Spanish Series  (ISBN-10: 0495902403 | ISBN-13: 9780495902409)

As a component of The Basic Spanish Series, BASIC SPANISH FOR TEACHERS is a career manual designed to serve those in the teaching professions who seek basic conversational skills in Spanish. Written for use in two-semester or three-quarter courses, it presents everyday situations that teachers may encounter at work settings such as public and private elementary, middle, and high schools when dealing with Spanish speaking students and parents/guardians in the United States. BASIC SPANISH FOR TEACHERS introduces practical vocabulary, everyday on-the-job situations, and culture notes (Notas culturales) written from a cross-cultural perspective. It provides students with opportunities to apply, in a wide variety of practical contexts, the grammatical structures presented in the corresponding lessons of the Basic Spanish core text.

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Resource Center 24-Months Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 0495902624 | ISBN-13: 9780495902621)

Suite of online digital resources for BASIC SPANSIH FOR TEACHERS. This is an integrated, multimedia package that complements the text and helps your students succeed in your course anytime, anywhere. Student resources include in-text audio, web search activities, cultural web links, self-grading quizzes, audio flashcards, crossword puzzles, and a glossary as well as a link to a conjugation tool. This site also includes 4 audio phrasebooks that will help you learn key phrases and vocabulary: Getting Along, Law Enforcement and Social Services, Business and Finance, and Medical Personnel and Social Services. Make it easier for your students to use all the eResources you select using this one-stop online portal. Instructor resources include in-text audio scripts, answer keys for in-text activities, answer keys for in-text self tests, vocabulary PowerPoint for each chapter, and situation cards.

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iLrn™ Heinle Learning Center, 4 terms (24 months) Instant Access for Spanish for Business and Finance  (ISBN-10: 0495902748 | ISBN-13: 9780495902744)

Everything your students need to master the skills and concepts of the course is built right in to this audio enhanced learning environment, including: an eBook; assignable and integrated worktext activities; assignable, partnered voice-recorded activities; and a diagnostic study tool to better prepare students for exams. For you, iLrn offers solutions organized around what you do day-to-day, saving you time on course set up and administrative tasks!

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iLrn™ Heinle Learning Center, 4 terms (24 months) Instant Access for Spanish for Medical Personnel  (ISBN-10: 0495902691 | ISBN-13: 9780495902690)

Everything your students need to master the skills and concepts of the course is built right in to this audio enhanced learning environment, including: an eBook; assignable and integrated worktext activities; assignable, partnered voice-recorded activities; and a diagnostic study tool to better prepare students for exams. For you, iLrn offers solutions organized around what you do day-to-day, saving you time on course set up and administrative tasks!

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iLrn™ Heinle Learning Center, 4 terms (24 months) Instant Access for Spanish for Getting AlongiLrn™ Heinle Learning Center 24-Months Instant Access Code for Spanish for Getting Along  (ISBN-10: 0495902713 | ISBN-13: 9780495902713)

Everything your students need to master the skills and concepts of the course is built right in to this audio enhanced learning environment, including: an eBook; assignable and integrated worktext activities; assignable, partnered voice-recorded activities; and a diagnostic study tool to better prepare students for exams. For you, iLrn offers solutions organized around what you do day-to-day, saving you time on course set up and administrative tasks!

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Spanish for Law Enforcement: Basic Spanish Guide Series  (ISBN-10: 0495902535 | ISBN-13: 9780495902539)

As a component of The Basic Spanish Series, BASIC SPANISH FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT, is a career manual designed to serve those in law enforcement professions who seek basic conversational skills in Spanish. Written for use in two-semester or three-quarter courses, it presents typical everyday situations that pre-professionals and professionals may encounter when dealing with Spanish speakers in the United States at work settings such as police stations, prisons, and on the street. BASIC SPANISH FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT, introduces practical vocabulary, everyday on-the-job situations, and culture notes (Notas culturales) written from a cross-cultural perspective. It provides students with opportunities to apply, in a wide variety of practical contexts, the grammatical structures presented in the corresponding lessons of the Basic Spanish core text.

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Student Supplements

Spanish for Business and Finance: Basic Spanish Series  (ISBN-10: 0495902659 | ISBN-13: 9780495902652)

BASIC SPANISH FOR BUSINESS AND FINANCE offers diversified business topics and vocabulary, technology-related terms, cultural notes, and activities on business culture and practices – correlated to the cultural notes – to check and reinforce students' business cross-cultural competency.

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Spanish for Getting Along: Basic Spanish Series  (ISBN-10: 0495902675 | ISBN-13: 9780495902676)

BASIC SPANISH FOR GETTING ALONG is a communication worktext that applies the grammar learned in Basic Spanish and puts it to practical use. The worktext presents realistic situations a learner will encounter in everyday life when needing to communicate in Spanish with dialogue completions, role plays, and realia-based activities. Basic Spanish for Getting Along contains two Lecciones preliminares(preliminary lessons), twenty lessons and four review sections (Repasos) to correlate with the Basic Spanish core text in structure and content. The second edition boasts a rich media package that allows students to access everything they need for their Spanish course. The Basic Spanish Resource Center offers a plethora of student assets including in-text audio MP3s, cultural activities, video based grammar tutorials, chapter quizzes, audio flashcards, handy phrasebooks, in-text answer keys and much, much more! This invaluable product lets students complete worktext activities online while accessing the Basic Spanish eBook. iLrn offers diagnostic tests with auto-generate study plans so students can gauge their progress and focus their studies on their weak areas.

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Spanish for Medical Personnel: Basic Spanish Series  (ISBN-10: 0495902667 | ISBN-13: 9780495902669)

As a key component of The Basic Spanish Series, BASIC SPANISH FOR SPANISH FOR MEDICAL PERSONNEL is a communication manual designed to serve those in the medical professions who seek basic conversational skills in Spanish. Written for use in two-semester or three-quarter courses, it presents everyday situations that medical students, pre-professionals, and professionals may encounter at work settings such as hospitals, emergency rooms, doctors' offices, and clinics when dealing with Spanish-speaking patients and personnel in the United States. BASIC SPANISH FOR SPANISH FOR MEDICAL PERSONNEL introduces essential medical vocabulary, practical reference information, and medical notes written from a cross-cultural perspective. It provides students with opportunities to apply, in a wide variety of practical contexts, the grammatical structures presented in the corresponding lessons of the Basic Spanish core text.

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Spanish for Social Services: Basic Spanish Series  (ISBN-10: 0495902640 | ISBN-13: 9780495902645)

BASIC SPANISH FOR SOCIAL SERVICES is a career manual designed to serve those in the social services professions who seek basic conversational skills in Spanish. Written for use in two-semester or three-quarter courses, it presents everyday situations that pre-professionals and professionals may encounter when dealing with Spanish-speaking clients, patients, and personnel in the United States at work settings such as hospitals and Department of Social Services offices. BASIC SPANISH FOR SOCIAL SERVICES introduces practical vocabulary, everyday on-the-job situations, and culture notes (Notas culturales) written from a cross-cultural perspective. It provides students with opportunities to apply, in a wide variety of practical contexts, the grammatical structures presented in the corresponding lessons of the Basic Spanish core text.

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Spanish for Teachers: Basic Spanish Series  (ISBN-10: 0495902403 | ISBN-13: 9780495902409)

BASIC SPANISH FOR TEACHERS is a career manual designed to serve those in the teaching professions who seek basic conversational skills in Spanish. Written for use in two-semester or three-quarter courses, it presents everyday situations that teachers could encounter in various work settings (public and private elementary, middle, and high schools) when dealing with Spanish speaking students and parents/guardians in the United States. BASIC SPANISH FOR TEACHERS introduces practical vocabulary, everyday on-the-job situations, and culture notes (Notas culturales) written from a cross-cultural perspective. It provides students with opportunities to apply, in a wide variety of practical contexts, the grammatical structures presented in the corresponding lessons of the Basic Spanish core text.

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Resource Center 24-Months Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 0495902624 | ISBN-13: 9780495902621)

Suite of online digital resources for The BASIC SPANISH SERIES. This is an integrated, multimedia package that complements your text and helps you succeed in your course online anytime, anywhere. This includes in-text audio, web search activities, cultural web links, self-grading quizzes, audio flashcards, crossword puzzles, and a glossary as well as a link to a conjugation tool. This site also includes 4 audio phrasebooks that will help you learn key phrases and vocabulary: Getting Along, Law Enforcement and Social Services, Business and Finance, and Medical Personnel and Social Services.

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iLrn™ Heinle Learning Center, 4 terms (24 months) Instant Access for Spanish for Business and Finance  (ISBN-10: 0495902748 | ISBN-13: 9780495902744)

Save time with this all-in-one online companion to BASIC SPANISH FOR BUSINESS AND FINANCE With iLrn:™ Heinle Learning Center, everything you need to master the skills and contents of the course is built right in to this dynamic audio enhanced learning environment, including: an interactive diagnostic study tool that helps you prepare for exams. Plus, an online worktext with audio allows you to receive immediate feedback on your work. This learning center also gives you access to an audio enhanced eBook, integrated worktext activities, partnered, voice-recorded activities.

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iLrn™ Heinle Learning Center, 4 terms (24 months) Instant Access for Spanish for Medical Personnel  (ISBN-10: 0495902691 | ISBN-13: 9780495902690)

Save time with this all-in-one online companion to BASIC SPANISH FOR BUSINESS AND FINANCE With iLrn:™ Heinle Learning Center, everything you need to master the skills and contents of the course is built right in to this dynamic audio enhanced learning environment, including: an interactive diagnostic study tool that helps you prepare for exams. Plus, an online worktext with audio allows you to receive immediate feedback on your work. This learning center also gives you access to an audio enhanced eBook, integrated worktext activities, partnered, voice-recorded activities.

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iLrn™ Heinle Learning Center, 4 terms (24 months) Instant Access for Spanish for Getting AlongiLrn™ Heinle Learning Center 24-Months Instant Access Code for Spanish for Getting Along  (ISBN-10: 0495902713 | ISBN-13: 9780495902713)

Save time with this all-in-one online companion to BASIC SPANISH FOR GETTING ALONG With iLrn:™ Heinle Learning Center, everything you need to master the skills and contents of the course is built right in to this dynamic audio enhanced learning environment, including: an interactive diagnostic study tool that helps you prepare for exams. Plus, an online worktext with audio allows you to receive immediate feedback on your work. This learning center also gives you access to an audio enhanced eBook, integrated worktext activities, partnered, voice-recorded activities.

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iLrn™ Heinle Learning Center, 4 terms (24 months) Printed Access Card for Spanish for Getting Along  (ISBN-10: 0495902721 | ISBN-13: 9780495902720)

Save time with this all-in-one online companion to BASIC SPANISH FOR GETTING ALONG With iLrn:™ Heinle Learning Center, everything you need to master the skills and contents of the course is built right in to this dynamic audio enhanced learning environment, including: an interactive diagnostic study tool that helps you prepare for exams. Plus, an online worktext with audio allows you to receive immediate feedback on your work. This learning center also gives you access to an audio enhanced eBook, integrated worktext activities, partnered, voice-recorded activities.

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Spanish for Law Enforcement: Basic Spanish Guide Series  (ISBN-10: 0495902535 | ISBN-13: 9780495902539)

BASIC SPANISH FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT offers diversified business topics and vocabulary, technology-related terms, cultural notes, and activities on business culture and practices – correlated to the cultural notes – to check and reinforce students' business cross-cultural competency.

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Meet the Author

Author Bio

Ana C. Jarvis

Ana C. Jarvis, a native of Paraguay, was born in Asunción and attended school in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She received her Ph.D. in Spanish from the University of California, Riverside, in 1973. Dr. Jarvis retired from Chandler-Gilbert Community College after a long and distinguished career. Prior to CGCC, she taught at Mesa Community College; the University of California, Riverside; San Bernardino Valley College; Brigham Young University; and Riverside City College. In addition to authoring numerous Spanish textbooks, she has published several short stories in Spanish. In 1988, she was chosen as "Faculty Member of the Year" at Chandler-Gilbert Community College.

Raquel Lebredo

Raquel Lebredo was born in Camaguey, Cuba. She attended school in Havana and later enrolled at the University of Havana, where she received a Ph.D. in Education. She was subsequently employed as an elementary school principal, and taught literature and language at a preparatory school in Havana. She moved to the United States after living in Spain for a period of time. Dr. Lebredo was awarded a Ph.D. in Spanish from the University of California, Riverside. Since then, she has taught Spanish at Claremont Graduate School, Crafton Hills College, the University of Redlands, and California Baptist University, and has authored several Spanish textbooks. In 1985, she was chosen as "Faculty Member of the Year" by the student body at California Baptist University, and in 1991 she received a YWCA "Women of Achievement" award.

Francisco Mena-Ayllón

Francisco Mena-Ayllón, a native of Madrid, Spain, received his Ph.D. in Spanish from the University of California, Riverside, in 1973. He has taught Spanish language and literature courses at the University of California, Riverside; Oberlin College; California State University, Chico; the University of Redlands; and Crafton Hills College. In addition to authoring numerous Spanish textbooks in the United States, he has published a book about Federico García Lorca and several volumes of his own poetry. His poetry has been published in Spain, Latin America, and the United States. His work has also been included in several anthologies of contemporary Spanish poets, and he is listed in Quién es Quién en las Letras Españolas, 1978 (Who's Who in Spanish Letters), as an important contributor to contemporary Spanish literature. Professor Mena-Ayllón is now retired.