Higher Education

¡Hola, amigos!, 8th Edition

  • Ana C. Jarvis Chandler-Gilbert Community College, Emerita
  • Raquel Lebredo California Baptist University
  • Francisco Mena-Ayllón University of Redlands, Emeritus
  • ISBN-10: 1133952216  |  ISBN-13: 9781133952213
  • 448 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2008, 2004, 2001
  • © 2014 | Published
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About

Overview

This highly accessible, manageable program is user-friendly for instructors, teaching assistants, and students. Known for its succinct and precise grammar explanations, its presentation of high-frequency and practical vocabulary, and its overall flexibility, ¡HOLA, AMIGOS! continues to maintain its appeal with instructors regardless of their preferred methodology. The program is designed to develop students’ ability to communicate effectively in Spanish in a variety of situations as well as to strengthen cultural awareness and competence. It offers a full scope and sequence, yet is brief enough to be used effectively for a two-semester course. The eighth edition features enhanced integration and presentation of culture. All components are fully integrated with the flexibility to accommodate a range of scheduling factors, contact hours, course objectives, and ability levels.

Features and Benefits

  • Comprehensive approach to culture--Unit openers introduce target cultures through maps, flags, photos, captions, and cultural sections enhanced by readings and integrated video.
  • Audio recordings of lesson-opening dialogues provide increased opportunities for students to develop listening skills.
  • “De país a país” section highlights regional variations of key vocabulary to increase student awareness of linguistic diversity.
  • Two-tiered video presents situational interactions that incorporate lesson vocabulary and grammar structures as well as cultural footage of the target countries and cultures.
  • Practical, useful vocabulary presentations enable students to start communicating effectively in Spanish in a variety of situations.
  • Clear, logical grammar presentations demonstrate practical use of the language, with explanations in English followed by examples of their use in natural Spanish.
  • Abundance of varied practice guides students from controlled to more open-ended practice in all four skills.

Table of Contents

Brief Contents.
Preliminary Lesson.
Conversaciones breves.
Unit 1: LOS ESTUDIANTES UNIVERSITARIOS.
1. En la universidad.
2. Estudiantes y profesores.
Unit 2: EN FAMILIA.
3. Los trabajos de la casa.
4. Una fiesta de cumpleaños.
Unit 3: ¿QUÉ COMEMOS HOY?
5. ¿Qué vas a pedir?
6. En el mercado.
Unit 4: PARA DIVERTIRSE.
7. Un fin de semana.
8. Las actividades al aire libre.
Unit 5: ¿QUÉ HACEMOS HOY?
9. De compras.
10. Haciendo diligencias.
Unit 6: DE VACACIONES.
11. Buen viaje.
12. ¿Dónde nos hospedamos?
Unit 7 ¿CÓMO TE SIENTES?
13. En la sala de emergencia.
14. Cuatro mensajes.
Un poco más.
Appendices.
Vocabularies.
Index.
Photo and Art Credits.

What's New

  • New technology package offers iLrn™: HEINLE Learning Center (eBook and eSAM included) or Premium Website.
  • New streamlined design and chapter structure facilitates navigation from presentational content to practice sections.
  • New Preliminary chapter, which gets students using Spanish from day one.
  • New chapter “dialogos” draw on real-life situations to present students with recorded conversations and visuals that combine familiar structures with new lesson vocabulary.
  • New “Vocabulario” section introduces vocabulary terms through topics that today’s students are interested in, such as technology and travel.
  • New cultural notes provide students with relevant and interesting information about Spanish speakers.
  • New video program includes a strategy, pre-viewing, viewing, and post-viewing activities.
  • New and updated “El mundo hispanico” sections feature compelling information about each of the Spanish-speaking countries.

Alternate Formats

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  • Looseleaf Edition

    ISBN-10: 1133952135 | ISBN-13: 9781133952138

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Learning Resource Bundles

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Bundle: Text + SAM + Premium Web Site, 4 terms (24 months) Printed Access Card

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  • ¡Hola, amigos!
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  • SAM
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ISBN-10:  1285267001  | ISBN-13:  9781285267005

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  • ¡Hola, amigos!
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  • iLrn™ Heinle Learning Center 24-Months Printed Access Card
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ISBN-10:  1285488865  | ISBN-13:  9781285488868

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  • SAM
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Printed Text + iLrn™ Heinle Learning Center 24-Months Instant Access Code

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Supplements

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Instructor Supplements

Testing Audio CD  (ISBN-10: 1133952097 | ISBN-13: 9781133952091)

PowerLecture with Testing Audio CD  (ISBN-10: 1133952178 | ISBN-13: 9781133952176)

This resource CD-ROM contains the full testing program including two versions each of chapter tests, oral exams, midterms, and finals, as well as testing answer keys and testing audio scripts. Included in the package is the Testing Audio CD with audio tracks corresponding to the listening comprehension section of the chapter tests. The CD also provides access to PowerPoint® lecture decks for each chapter.

DVD  (ISBN-10: 1133952186 | ISBN-13: 9781133952183)

Includes a situational video for each unit as well as cultural country-specific footage for all countries, ethnic groups, and regions presented in the lesson.

Answer Key and Audio Script  (ISBN-10: 1133952089 | ISBN-13: 9781133952084)

This print component contains the answers to the Student Activities Manual exercises, as well as the script for the recorded material that corresponds to the Laboratory Manual.

List Price = $14.95  | CengageBrain Price = $14.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $11.25

SAM  (ISBN-10: 1133952194 | ISBN-13: 9781133952190)

The Workbook activities provide vocabulary, grammar, reading, and writing practice. The Laboratory Manual activities, designed for use with the SAM audio program, focuses on listening comprehension and pronunciation.

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SAM Audio CD Program  (ISBN-10: 1133952119 | ISBN-13: 9781133952114)

Contains recorded material that corresponds to the Laboratory Manual portion of the Student Activities Manual.

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Premium Web Site Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1133952151 | ISBN-13: 9781133952152)

Premium content includes Student Activities Manual audio files, video clips, audio enhanced vocabulary flashcards, and grammar tutorials and videos. Free assets include text audio files, tutorial quizzes, web search activities, and web links.

List Price = $35.00  | CengageBrain Price = $35.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $35.00

iLrn™ Heinle Learning Center 24-Months Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1133950817 | ISBN-13: 9781133950813)

iLrn™: Heinle Learning Center gives you everything you need to master the skills and concepts of the course. The dynamic audio- and video-enhanced learning environment with sharing capability includes an audio-enhanced eBook with integrated activities, companion videos, an online workbook and lab manual with audio, interactive enrichment activities, diagnostic activities that generate your own personalized study plan, and access to a variety of online tutoring services.

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Student Supplements

Answer Key and Audio Script  (ISBN-10: 1133952089 | ISBN-13: 9781133952084)

This print component contains the answers to the Student Activities Manual exercises, as well as the script for the recorded material that corresponds to the Laboratory Manual.

List Price = $14.95  | CengageBrain Price = $14.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $11.25

SAM  (ISBN-10: 1133952194 | ISBN-13: 9781133952190)

The Workbook activities provide vocabulary, grammar, reading, and writing practice. The Laboratory Manual activities, designed for use with the SAM audio program, focuses on listening comprehension and pronunciation.

List Price = $111.95  | CengageBrain Price = $111.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $84.00

SAM Audio CD Program  (ISBN-10: 1133952119 | ISBN-13: 9781133952114)

Contains recorded material that corresponds to the Laboratory Manual portion of the Student Activities Manual.

List Price = $80.95  | CengageBrain Price = $80.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $59.75

Premium Web Site Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1133952151 | ISBN-13: 9781133952152)

Premium content includes Student Activities Manual audio files, video clips, audio enhanced vocabulary flashcards, and grammar tutorials and videos. Free assets include text audio files, tutorial quizzes, web search activities, and web links.

List Price = $35.00  | CengageBrain Price = $35.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $35.00

iLrn™ Heinle Learning Center 24-Months Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1133950817 | ISBN-13: 9781133950813)

iLrn™: Heinle Learning Center gives you everything you need to master the skills and concepts of the course. The dynamic audio- and video-enhanced learning environment with sharing capability includes an audio-enhanced eBook with integrated activities, companion videos, an online workbook and lab manual with audio, interactive enrichment activities, diagnostic activities that generate your own personalized study plan, and access to a variety of online tutoring services.

List Price = $145.00  | CengageBrain Price = $145.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $145.00

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.