Paso adelante, 1st Edition

  • Sharon Ahern Fechter Montgomery College
  • Sylvia López Beloit College
  • ISBN-10: 0618253327
  • ISBN-13: 9780618253326
  • 400 Pages Paperback 
  • © 2007 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $148.50 
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Overview

Designed specifically for the high/accelerated beginner, this new text recognizes and meets the needs of students as both affective and cognitive learners. Paso adelante's course of study allows students to utilize and build upon the knowledge and skills they bring with them from previous studies, while offering clear presentation of more difficult aspects of the language. The text's strong integration of authentic content motivates students and encourages deeper understanding of and appreciation for cultures and cultural practices. Embracing a task-based, communicative approach that integrates the National Standards for Foreign Language Learning, each chapter of Paso adelante focuses on the development of listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills and provides specific language learning strategies. The grammar points presented are those that are anticipated to be the most useful in authentic, everyday communication. Enhancing the program are a variety of technology components (in-text video and audio, listening/pronunciation lab, Online Teaching and Learning Centers) as well as author-created ancillary support for both students and instructors.


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Features/Benefits

  • Brief treatment of early structures and vocabulary allows students to move quickly through familiar material while providing challenging and motivating content early on.
  • Motivational approach, incorporating task-based activities that draw from language learning strategies as well as students' lives, builds confidence in their preexisting language skills.
  • Authentic interviews and readings unite content and language through such features as integrated video with native speakers, illustration of grammatical concepts through Spanish sayings and jokes, and authentic literary readings and songs that are both accessible and enjoyable.
  • Interdisciplinary and in-depth approach to culture encourages students to look beyond the facts of culture by delving into thought-provoking cultural issues and highlights the growing presence of the Spanish language on both local and global levels.
  • Integration of National Standards for Foreign Language Learning prepares students to communicate meaningfully in interpersonal, interpretive, and presentational modes with thematically and culturally motivating content that relates to students' own lives, invites cultural comparison, and allows students to incorporate their knowledge of other disciplines as a tool in language learning.

Table of Contents

Repaso: Contra lo malo aprendido, el remedio es el olvido
Comunicación léxica
Saludos y presentaciones
El salón de clase
Los colores
Los números
La hora
El alfabeto español
Comunicación lingüística
Los pronombres personales
La concordancia: Género y número
Los sustantivos: Género y número
Hay
Palabras negativas
Mandatos útiles en la clase
El verbo ir: El presente del indicativo y el futuro
El español: Una lengua fácil de leer, escribir y pronunciar
Para reconocer: El participio presente / El gerundio; El presente progresivo
Comunicación functional By the end of this paso students will be able to:
Greet and address others appropriately
Work in class
Describe themselves and their surroundings
Talk about the near future
Tell time
Culturas y comunidades
Comparaciones
The Americas: 1492 and later
Conexiones
El idioma español a través los siglos
Herramientas estratégicas
General Learning Strategies:
Becoming a successful foreign language learner
Encouraging yourself
Vocabulary Strategy:Capitalizing on what you already know --recognizing cognates
Why study foreign languages?
Writing Strategy: Taking notes in a new language
Paso 1 El que nada sabe, nada tiene: Los estudios y las profesiones
Comunicación léxica
Las materias y las especialidades académicas
Partes de la oración
Las profesiones
Comunicación lingüística
El tiempo presente de verbos regulares
Más sobre los mandatos informales afirmativos
El verbo gustar
Ciertas expresiones con tener
¿Recuerdas?
Los adjetivos posesivos
Los pronombres personales
Palabras interrogativas
Comunicación functional By the end of this paso students will be able to:
Talk about education
Talk about the present
Describe certain physical and emotional conditions
Discuss likes and dislikes
Culturas y comunidades
Comparaciones
Expressing conditions with tener
Conexiones
México
Los mexicoamericanos
Paso adelante presenta a... César Chávez
Charla videoteca: Stand and Deliver
Lectura: Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León
Herramientas estratégicas
General Learning Strategies:
Charting/anticipating verb tenses
Making the most of your resources
Practicing communication
Vocabulary Strategy: Grouping
Reading Strategy:
When to read: Time and attitude
Understanding vocabulary
Writing Strategy: Using a semantic map
Paso 2 El casado, casa quiere: Nuestras casa, nuestras familia y nuestras tradiciones
Comunicación léxica
Las familia
La casa
Los muebles y los aparatos domésticos
Los quehaceres
Comunicación lingüística
ser y estar
Cómo comparer adjectivos y substantives
El tiempo presente de verbos irregulares
El tiempo presente de verbos reflexivos
¿Recuerdas?
El participio pasado como adjetivo
Palabras descriptivas
Las preposiciones
Comunicación functional By the end of this paso students will be able to:
Describe their home and family
Talk about emotions and physical states of being
Describe things and make comparisons
Talk about present actions
Talk about daily routines
Culturas y comunidades
Comparaciones
The multiplicity of being
Referring to the ground floor
The bidet
Indicating proximity
Conexiones
Hispanic families
¡Mi casa es tu casa!
Centroamérica
El compadrazgo
Paso adelante presenta a... Ana Sol Gutiérrez
Charla videoteca: My family/Mi familia
Lectura: "Comrades" (Extracto), Norma Elia Cantú
Herramientas estratégicas
General Learning Strategies:
Using and Understanding gestures
Vocabulary Strategy: Visualizing
Reading Strategy: When and how to use a bilingual dictionary
Writing Strategy: Keeping a reader-response journal
Paso 3 Adonde el corazón se inclina, el pie camina: De viaje
Comunicación léxica
Los vacaciones
Las estaciones
La ropa
¿Recuerdas?
Los días de la semana y los meses del año
El reloj de 24 horas
El tiempo
Comunicación lingüística
Los pronombres de complemento directo
Expresiones con por y para
Modismos con hacer
El pretérito: Formas regulares
¿Recuerdas?
Los verbos saber y conocer
Perspectivas diferentes: Weather expressions
Comunicación functional By the end of this paso students will be able to:
Plan a trip
Identify seasons and talk about the weather
Go shopping for clothes
Narrate past events
Culturas y comunidades
Comparaciones
Calendars
Thunder and lightning
Expressing temperatures
Sizing things up!
Conexiones
Los taxis
Tipos de alojamiento
El Caribe
Latinos caribeños en EE.UU.
La herencia africana: Los garífunas
"Lamento de un jíbaro"
Paso adelante presenta a... Teresa Bevin
Charla videoteca: La guagua aérea
La guayabera
Lectura: "Pase de lista," Luz María Umpierre-Herrera
Herramientas estratégicas
General Learning Strategies:
Following visual clues
Rehearsing communication
Vocabulary Strategy: Prefixes and suffixes
Reading Strategy: Using scripts
Writing Strategy: Writing correspondence in Spanish
Paso 4 A más doctores, más dolores: Nuestra salud
Comunicación léxica
Las partes del cuerpo
Los cinco sentidos
La salud
Comunicación lingüística
Los pronombres de complemento indirecto
El pretérito: Formas irregulares
El imperfecto
Dos complementos pronominales
¿Recuerdas?
Verbos como gustar
Adverbios temporales en la narración
Tertulia lingüística Conceptos verbales: Aspecto
Comunicación functional By the end of this paso students will be able to:
Discuss personal and public health
Use statistics to talk about health trends
Talking more about the past: Actions and conditions
Identify the receiver of an action
Culturas y comunidades
Comparaciones
La medicina alternativa
Expressing the past
Conexiones
La Gran Colombia
Los wayúu de Colombia y Venezuela
Paso adelante presenta a... Andrés Galarraga
Charla videoteca: Mar adentro
Lectura: "La medicina alternative: El chamanismo"
Herramientas estratégicas
General Learning Strategies:
Using physical movement to remember
Using humor
Vocabulary Strategy: Using flashcards
Reading Strategy: Lo que sé. Lo que quiero saber. Lo que aprendí
Writing Strategy: Concept mapping
Paso 5 Barruga Ilena, corazón contento: La comida
Comunicación léxica
La comida
Los restaurantes
Los sabores
¿Recuerdas? Cómo poner la mesa
Comunicación lingüística
¿Pretérito o imperfecto?
Se impersonal/pasivo
Las formas del presente de subjuntivo
Mandatos formales y mandatos informales negativos
¿Recuerdas?
El pronombre se
Tertulia lingüística
The voseo
Complex structures
Comunicación functional By the end of this paso students will be able to:
Discuss food and food customs
Order a meal in a restaurant and using a recipe at home
Talk more about the past (combining preterit and imperfect}
Make impersonal and passive statements
Express emotions like hope, desire, doubt, and uncertainty
Making commands in various contexts
Culturas y comunidades
Comparaciones
Three square meals
Good manners
Conexiones
Una cocina diversa
Las comidas festivas
El "ABC" de Suramérica: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile
El pueblo mapuche de Chile y Argentina
Paso adelante presenta a... Isabel Allende
Charla videoteca: Camila
"Mejora tu salud y baja de peso," Eleazar Lara-Pantin
¿Papaso patatas?
Lectura: Extracto de "Como agua para chocolate," (extracto), Laura Esquivel
Herramientas estratégicas
General Learning Strategy: Developing cultural understanding
Vocabulary Strategy: Using circumlocution
Reading Strategy: Breaking down phrases, expressions, and words
Writing Strategy: Outlining
Paso 6 El pez grande se come al chico: Nuestro mundo natural
Comunicación léxica
El mundo natural
Los desastres naturales y ambientales
La preservación del medio ambiente
El disfrute del medio ambiente
Comunicación lingüística
Más sobre el subjuntivo: Expresiones de voluntad, deseo, emoción, duda y expresiones impersonales
El futuro
El subjuntivo en cláusulas adjetivales y adverbials
El condicional
¿Recuerdas?
Cláusulas y oraciónes complejas
Partes de la oración: Adjetivos y adverbios
Comunicación functional By the end of this paso students will be able to:
Discuss food and food customs
Talk about nature and the environment
Plan outdoor activities
Further express hope, desire, doubt, uncertainty, and other emotions
Make predictions and expressing future possibilities
Make conjectures and approximations with the conditional
Culturas y comunidades
Comparaciones
Should, could, would...
Conexiones
El ecoturismo: Ecuador, Costa Rica, Chile
Paso adelante presenta a... Felipe Reinoso
Charla videoteca: La muralla verde
Lectura:"¿Dónde jugarán los niños?"; Maná
"Caribe atómico" Aterciopelados
Herramientas estratégicas
General Learning Strategy: Thinking in Spanish
Vocabulary Strategy: Understanding the context
Reading Strategy: Thinking aloud
Writing Strategy: Using graphic organizers to map cause and effect
¡Paso adelante! Fácil es empezar y dificil continuar: Anticipar pasos futuros
Comunicación lingüística
El imperfecto del subjuntivo
Los tiempos perfectos: el pluscuamperfecto, el futuro perfecto, el condicional perfecto, el pluscuamperfecto de subjuntivo
Condiciones no reales (Cláusulas con si)
Culturas y comunidades
El futuro del español en los Estados Unidos
El mundo hispanohablante en el siglo XXI
Herramientas estratégicas
General Learning Strategies:
Pasar adelante

Supplements

Instructor Supplements

Instructor Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the main title. Select the main title’s "About the Solution" 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.

Student CD-ROM  (ISBN-10: 0618253351 | ISBN-13: 9780618253357)

This dual-platform multimedia CD-ROM contains interactive activities for grammar and vocabulary, and additional native speaker interview content followed by comprehension questions, which students can answer in writing or on voice recording. It also includes all the video available on the instructor's VHS or DVD video.


Testing Audio CD-ROM  (ISBN-10: 0618253378 | ISBN-13: 9780618253371)


Student Activities Manual Audio CD Program  (ISBN-10: 0618253416 | ISBN-13: 9780618253418)

This complete audio program coordinates with the listening portions of the Student Activities Manual.

List Price = $76.95  | CengageBrain Price = $76.49  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $56.75


In-Text Audio CD-ROM  (ISBN-10: 0618253408 | ISBN-13: 9780618253401)

Packaged automatically with the printed student text and the IAE, these CDs contain the listening material for activities in the textbook. The audio contains authentic interviews with native speakers of Spanish, and passages written for language modeling. All active chapter vocabulary is also recorded here.

List Price = $23.95  | CengageBrain Price = $23.49  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $17.75


Videos  (ISBN-10: 0618753990 | ISBN-13: 9780618753994)

The video features cultural segments that tie in with the cultural content of the textbook. Native-speaker interviews, which are fully integrated into the textbook through comprehension exercises, expose students to authentic language. Engaging, dramatized situations of the story line video at Hotel Casa Verde model the structures and vocabulary of each chapter with dialogue that is accessible, humorous, and understandable. Viewing comprehension activities as well as practice of vocabulary and structures assure full integration into each paso.

List Price = $35.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $26.50


DVD  (ISBN-10: 0618253424 | ISBN-13: 9780618253425)

The video features cultural segments that tie in with the cultural content of the textbook. Native-speaker interviews, which are fully integrated into the textbook through comprehension exercises, expose students to authentic language. Engaging, dramatized situations of the story line video at Hotel Casa Verde model the structures and vocabulary of each chapter with dialogue that is accessible, humorous, and understandable. Viewing comprehension activities as well as practice of vocabulary and structures assure full integration into each paso.

List Price = $44.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $33.00


Electronic Student Activities Manual  (ISBN-10: 061825336X | ISBN-13: 9780618253364)

The Quia Online Student Activities Manual is the electronic version of the printed Manual that enables students to work in a convenient, engaging online format and receive immediate feedback for many exercises. In addition, students can link to the textbook website for additional practice or to SMARTHINKING online tutoring for extra help. The Quia program also includes the audio associated with the lab portion of the SAM.

List Price = $94.95  | CengageBrain Price = $94.49  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $70.50


Blackboard/WebCT - Paso adelante  (ISBN-10: 0618753982 | ISBN-13: 9780618753987)

List Price = $53.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $39.75


SAM  (ISBN-10: 0618253343 | ISBN-13: 9780618253340)

The Student Activities Manual contains written practice of the grammar and vocabulary presented in the textbook, as well as reading and writing practice. It also contains listening-comprehension activities and pronunciation practice.

List Price = $119.95  | CengageBrain Price = $119.49  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $88.50


CL ClassPrep  (ISBN-10: 0618253394 | ISBN-13: 9780618253395)

Testing Program (in PDF and MS Word formats) with Answer KeySAM Audioscript and In-text Audio CD AudioscriptVideoscriptAnswer Keys to the SAMSample syllabiSituation CardsLesson plansPowerPoint Slides and overhead transparencies of art and grammarAdditional exercisesSuggestions for working with the films presented in the Charla videoteca sections


Annotated Instructor's Edition  (ISBN-10: 0618253335 | ISBN-13: 9780618253333)


Student Supplements

Student Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the main title. Select the main title’s "About the Solution" 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.

Student CD-ROM  (ISBN-10: 0618253351 | ISBN-13: 9780618253357)

This dual-platform multimedia CD-ROM contains interactive activities for grammar and vocabulary, and additional native speaker interview content followed by comprehension questions, which students can answer in writing or on voice recording. It also includes all the video available on the instructor's VHS or DVD video.

List Price = $7.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $5.75


Testing Audio CD-ROM  (ISBN-10: 0618253378 | ISBN-13: 9780618253371)

List Price = $14.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $10.75


Student Activities Manual Audio CD Program  (ISBN-10: 0618253416 | ISBN-13: 9780618253418)

This complete audio program coordinates with the listening portions of the Student Activities Manual.

List Price = $76.95  | CengageBrain Price = $76.49  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $56.75


In-Text Audio CD-ROM  (ISBN-10: 0618253408 | ISBN-13: 9780618253401)

Packaged automatically with the printed student text and the IAE, these CDs contain the listening material for activities in the textbook. The audio contains authentic interviews with native speakers of Spanish, and passages written for language modeling. All active chapter vocabulary is also recorded here.

List Price = $23.95  | CengageBrain Price = $23.49  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $17.75


Electronic Student Activities Manual  (ISBN-10: 061825336X | ISBN-13: 9780618253364)

The Quia Online Student Activities Manual is the electronic version of the printed Manual that enables students to work in a convenient, engaging online format and receive immediate feedback for many exercises. In addition, students can link to the textbook website for additional practice or to SMARTHINKING online tutoring for extra help. The Quia program also includes the audio associated with the lab portion of the SAM.

List Price = $94.95  | CengageBrain Price = $94.49  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $70.50


Blackboard/WebCT - Paso adelante  (ISBN-10: 0618753982 | ISBN-13: 9780618753987)

List Price = $53.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $39.75


SAM  (ISBN-10: 0618253343 | ISBN-13: 9780618253340)

The Student Activities Manual contains written practice of the grammar and vocabulary presented in the textbook, as well as reading and writing practice. It also contains listening-comprehension activities and pronunciation practice.

List Price = $119.95  | CengageBrain Price = $119.49  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $88.50


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