¡Claro que sí!, 7th Edition

  • Lucía Caycedo Garner University of Wisconsin, Emerita
  • Debbie Rusch Boston College
  • Marcela Domínguez
  • ISBN-10: 1111829675
  • ISBN-13: 9781111829674
  • 608 Pages Hardcover 
  • Previous Editions: 2011, 2008, 2004
  • © 2013 | Published
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Overview

¡CLARO QUE SI! Seventh Edition, takes a functional, integrated skills approach specifically designed to help students develop receptive and productive skills simultaneously that are critical in learning Spanish. When using ¡CLARO QUE SI! students acquire communicative skills while gaining an awareness of Hispanic cultures. The program's practical, relevant themes, lively practice, and engaging technology components get learners communicating early and confidently. The exciting new seventh edition will contain a greater focus on the cultures of Spanish-speaking countries and have two new video blogs in each chapter to provide input of chapter functions and vocabulary. ¡CLARO QUE SI! will keep students motivated as they learn and explore the many cultures of Spanish-speaking world.


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Features/Benefits

  • Focus on useful communicative language encourages self-expression and motivates students while fostering interaction through pair and group exercises and illustration-based tasks.
  • Clear and concise functional grammar presentation incorporates a variety of learning tools, including drawings, timelines, and contrasting examples, and contextualizes grammar through cartoons and video stills.
  • Engaging reading and writing activities with accompanying strategies promote a process approach to the development of these skills.

What's New

  • New Streamlined Design and Content. ¡CLARO QUE SI! Seventh Edition will now be made up of a Preliminary Chapter followed by sixteen chapters.
  • Countries and Theme Focused Chapters: The first nine chapters present the countries of the Spanish-speaking world plus the United States. Chapters 10-16 focus on themes such as globalization, ecology, and art.
  • New "Para ver" section features a video that is also posted to a videoblog. Students follow a Mexican-American videoblogger as she posts videos of her own and from bloggers from all around the Spanish-speaking world.
  • New "Más allá" section (at the end of each chapter contains a song and a short cultural video. Chapters 3, 6, 9, 12, and 15 also contain a summary and a pre-viewing activity for a feature film to ready the students for out-of class viewing of the movies. The website will contain additional while and post-viewing activities for students to complete.
  • Cultural content has been completely updated, such as the "¿Lo sabían?" cultural boxes that present BIG C and small c, Nuevos horizontes readings, and Literature is presented in Chapters 1-9. Some readings in the "Nuevos horizontes" sections have changed and were replaced by new literary and journalistic selections.
  • All chapters end with an En resume sections that contains a box (Know you know how to...) that highlights all functions learned in the chapter. There will also be a guide that will show students where they will be able to learn more about the chapter cultural content, be it about a country or a theme. The section ends with a vocabulary list.

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Table of Contents

CAPÍTULO PRELIMINAR: BIENVENIDOS AL MUNDO HISPANO .
1. ¿QUIÉN ES? (HISPANOS EN LOS ESTADOS UNIDOS).
2. ¿TE GUSTA? (CUBA, PUERTO RICO, LA REPÚBLICA DOMINICANA Y PANAMÁ).
3. ¿QUÉ HACES HOY? (COSTA RICA Y NICARAGUA).
4. UN DÍA TÍPICO (BOLIVIA, ECUADOR Y PERÚ).
5. LOS PLANES Y LAS COMPRAS (MÉXICO).
6. AYER Y HOY (COLOMBIA Y VENEZUELA).
7. LOS VIAJES (ESPAÑA).
8. LA COMIDA Y LOS DEPORTES (GUATEMALA, HONDURAS, AND EL SALVADOR).
9. COSAS QUE OCURRIERON (ARGENTINA, CHILE, PARAGUAY AND URUGUAY).
10. EN CASA.
11. EL TIEMPO LIBRE.
12. EL CAMPO Y LA CIUDAD.
13. LOS DERECHOS UNIVERSALES.
14. EL MEDIO AMBIENTE.
15. LA GLOBALIZACIÓN Y EL TRABAJO.
16. EL ARTE.
Reference Section.
Appendix A: Verb Charts.
Appendix B: Accentuation and Syllabication.
Appendix C: Actividades comunicativas.
Spanish-English Vocabulary.
English-Spanish Vocabulary.
Index.
Maps of the Spanish-speaking world.

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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.

¡Claro que sí!  (ISBN-10: 1111836671 | ISBN-13: 9781111836672)

¡CLARO QUE SÍ! Seventh Edition, takes a functional, integrated skills approach specifically designed to help you develop skills that are critical in learning Spanish. When using ¡CLARO QUE SÍ! you will acquire communicative skills as you gain awareness of Hispanic cultures. The program's practical, relevant themes, lively practice, and engaging technology components get learners communicating early and confidently. The exciting new seventh edition contains a greater focus on the cultures of Spanish-speaking countries and has two new video blogs in each chapter to provide input of chapter functions and vocabulary. ¡CLARO QUE SÍ! keeps you motivated as you learn and explore the many cultures of Spanish-speaking world.


Student Activities Manual  (ISBN-10: 1111829683 | ISBN-13: 9781111829681)

The Workbook section provides a variety of practice to reinforce the vocabulary and grammar presented in each chapter and to help develop reading and writing skills. The Lab Manual section includes pronunciation explanations and practice as well as a variety of listening activities to develop listening comprehension.


Student Activities Manual Key with Audio Script  (ISBN-10: 1111829691 | ISBN-13: 9781111829698)

Combined SAM Audio Script and SAM Answer key. Audio scripts correspond to the SAM Audio Program and SAM Answer Keys provide answers to all activities in the Student Activities Manual.


Student Activities Manual Audio Program  (ISBN-10: 1111829705 | ISBN-13: 9781111829704)

The SAM Audio Program CDs contain the recorded material that coordinates with the Lab Manual portion of the Student Activities Manual to reinforce pronunciation and listening skills.


Video on DVD  (ISBN-10: 1111829721 | ISBN-13: 9781111829728)

The Video DVD include the video segments corresponding to the "Para ver" video blogs section of the textbook.


Premium Web Site Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1111679185 | ISBN-13: 9781111679187)

Premium content includes SAM audio files, tutorial quizzes, video clips, audio enhanced vocabulary flashcards, Web search activities and Web links. Free assets include the "Más allá" videos, and an iTunes playlist of all of the "Más allá" songs.


Quia Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1111679258 | ISBN-13: 9781111679255)

The Heinle eSAM powered by Quia Online Student Activities Manual is the electronic version of the printed SAM. It enables students to work in a convenient, engaging online format and receive immediate feedback for most activities. In addition, students can link to the Online Study Center for additional practice. The Heinle eSAM powered by Quia also includes the audio associated with the lab section of the Student Activities Manual.


iLrn™ Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1111679274 | ISBN-13: 9781111679279)

With iLrn: Heinle Learning Center, everything students need to master the skills and concepts of the course is built right in to this dynamic audio- and video-enhanced learning environment, including an audio- and video-enhanced eBook; assignable, integrated textbook activities; companion videos with pre- and post-viewing activities; assignable, partnered voice-recorded activities; an online workbook and lab manual with audio; interactive enrichment activities; and a diagnostic study tool to better prepare students for exams.


PowerLecture with Testing Audio  (ISBN-10: 1111841497 | ISBN-13: 9781111841492)

This instructor resource package consists of a PowerLecture CD-ROM with the complete testing program, related answer keys, and audio scripts as well as other instructor resources. Included in the package is the Testing Audio CD corresponding to the listening comprehension parts of the chapter tests.


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.

¡Claro que sí!  (ISBN-10: 1111836671 | ISBN-13: 9781111836672)

¡CLARO QUE SÍ! Seventh Edition, takes a functional, integrated skills approach specifically designed to help you develop skills that are critical in learning Spanish. When using ¡CLARO QUE SÍ! you will acquire communicative skills as you gain awareness of Hispanic cultures. The program's practical, relevant themes, lively practice, and engaging technology components get learners communicating early and confidently. The exciting new seventh edition contains a greater focus on the cultures of Spanish-speaking countries and has two new video blogs in each chapter to provide input of chapter functions and vocabulary. ¡CLARO QUE SÍ! keeps you motivated as you learn and explore the many cultures of Spanish-speaking world.


Student Activities Manual  (ISBN-10: 1111829683 | ISBN-13: 9781111829681)

The Workbook section provides a variety of practice to reinforce the vocabulary and grammar presented in each chapter and to help develop reading and writing skills. The Lab Manual section includes pronunciation explanations and practice as well as a variety of listening activities to develop listening comprehension.


Student Activities Manual Key with Audio Script  (ISBN-10: 1111829691 | ISBN-13: 9781111829698)

Combined SAM Audio Script and SAM Answer key. Audio scripts correspond to the SAM Audio Program and SAM Answer Keys provide answers to all activities in the Student Activities Manual.


Student Activities Manual Audio Program  (ISBN-10: 1111829705 | ISBN-13: 9781111829704)

The SAM Audio Program CDs contain the recorded material that coordinates with the Lab Manual portion of the Student Activities Manual to reinforce pronunciation and listening skills.


Video on DVD  (ISBN-10: 1111829721 | ISBN-13: 9781111829728)

The Video DVD include the video segments corresponding to the "Para ver" video blogs section of the textbook.


Premium Web Site Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1111679185 | ISBN-13: 9781111679187)

Premium content includes SAM audio files, tutorial quizzes, video clips, audio enhanced vocabulary flashcards, Web search activities and Web links. Free assets include the "Más allá" videos, and an iTunes playlist of all of the "Más allá" songs.


Quia Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1111679258 | ISBN-13: 9781111679255)

The Heinle eSAM powered by Quia Online Student Activities Manual is the electronic version of the printed SAM. It enables students to work in a convenient, engaging online format and receive immediate feedback for most activities. In addition, students can link to the Online Study Center for additional practice. The Heinle eSAM powered by Quia also includes the audio associated with the lab section of the Student Activities Manual.


iLrn™ Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1111679274 | ISBN-13: 9781111679279)

With iLrn: Heinle Learning Center, everything students need to master the skills and concepts of the course is built right in to this dynamic audio- and video-enhanced learning environment, including an audio- and video-enhanced eBook; assignable, integrated textbook activities; companion videos with pre- and post-viewing activities; assignable, partnered voice-recorded activities; an online workbook and lab manual with audio; interactive enrichment activities; and a diagnostic study tool to better prepare students for exams.


Meet the Author

About the Author

Lucía Caycedo Garner

Lucía Caycedo Garner is from Colombia. She taught language and pedagogy courses for more than thirty years at the University of Wisconsin, Madison before her retirement. She is the author of IMÁGENES, ¡CLARO QUE SÍ! FUENTES: CONVERSACIÓN Y GRAMÁTICA, FUENTES: LITERATURA Y REDACCIÓN, and EN PAREJAS 1, 2, 3 Y 4. She was an ACTFL OPI tester and trainer. She was a frequent presenter at the local, state, and national levels. She was also a contributor to the University of Wisconsin Spanish Placement Exam.

Debbie Rusch

Debbie Rusch has been the coordinator of Elementary Spanish at Boston College since 1990. She is the author of IMÁGENES, ¡CLARO QUE Sí!, ANÍMATE, FUENTES: CONVERSACIÓN Y GRAMÁTICA, and EN PAREJAS 1, 2, 3 Y 4. At Boston College she has taught pedagogy courses. She has been an instructor of Spanish for more than 35 years and has also taught English as a Foreign Language in Spain, where she lived for more than six years. She is a frequent presenter at state, regional, and national conferences and conducts workshops for school districts.

Marcela Domínguez

Marcela Domínguez is from Argentina. She was also a lecturer and coordinator at Pepperdine University for seven and three years respectively. She also taught at UCLA and USC. She is the author of IMÁGENES, ¡CLARO QUE Sí!, ANÍMATE, FUENTES: CONVERSACIÓN Y GRAMÁTICA, and EN PAREJAS 1, 2, 3 Y 4. Marcela frequently presents at conferences at the regional and national levels. Most recently she was invited to do a presentation by the Ministry of Education at the Spanish Embassy.