Reflejos, 1st Edition

  • Joy Renjilian-Burgy Wellesley College
  • Susan M. Mraz University of Massachusetts, Boston
  • Ana Beatriz Chiquito Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Center for Educational Computing Initiatives (CECI) and University of Bergen, Norway
  • Verónica de Darer Wellesley College
  • ISBN-10: 0395815444
  • ISBN-13: 9780395815441
  • 416 Pages Paperback 
  • © 2004 | Published
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Overview

Building on skills acquired in the first year, this communicative intermediate program further refines students' linguistic proficiency within a culturally rich framework. Through the use of media, arts, entertainment, literature, and other stimulating topics, Reflejos engages and motivates students to read, write, listen to, and speak about issues that affect their daily lives.


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Table of Contents

Capítulo 1. Pasatiempos y deportes
Introducción al tema. Informe sobre la salud: España
Temas y contextos. "Sport tu bien"
Cultura. Sammy Sosa
Lengua. Ser and estar; Present indicative of regular, irregular, and stem-changing verbs; Reflexive verbs
Risas y reflexiones
Video
Arte. La carrera de bicicletas, Texcoco, Antonio M. Ruiz
Literatura. Estrategia de lectura: Reconociendo cognados. "El centerfielder", Sergio Ramírez; "Jogging", Juan Antonio Ramos
Expansión. Comprensión; Redacción: Descripción de una persona
Capítulo 2. Pueblos y culturas
Introducción al tema. Los hispanos en los Estados Unidos
Temas y contextos. "Así curo la nostalgia por mi tierra"
Cultura. El Museo del Barrio
Lengua. Preterite of regular and irregular verbs; Imperfect of regular and irregular verbs; Preterite and imperfect: comparison and contrast
Risas y reflexiones
Video
Arte. Éxodo de una familia de Sertâo, José Francisco Borges
Literatura. Estrategia de lectura: Anticipando temas basados en los títulos. "Corrido del inmigrante", Anónimo; "Versos sencillos", José Martí; "Declaración", Uva A. Clavijo; "Aquí estoy yo ahora", Emma Sepúlveda; "México", Alma Flor Ada; "Orgullo", Alma Flor Ada; "Raíces", Francisco X. Alarcón
Expansión. Comprensión; Redacción: Episodios de la vida
Capítulo 3. Familia y amistad
Introducción al tema. Una boda en Sevilla entre dos dinastías en España
Temas y contextos. "El valor de la amistad"
Cultura. Enrique Iglesias y su familia internacional
Lengua. Comparative and superlative forms. Direct and indirect object pronouns. Gustar and similar verbs
Risas y reflexiones
Video
Arte. La bendición en el día de la boda, Carmen Lomas Garza
Literatura. Estrategia de lectura: Determinando el punto de vista. "El recado", Elena Poniatowska
Expansión. Comprensión; Redacción: Comparación y contraste
Capítulo 4. Cantos y bailes
Introducción al tema. Instrumentos folklóricos
Temas y contextos. "Una historia de la música salsa"
Cultura. El corrido mexicano
Lengua. Present subjunctive with noun clauses; Present subjunctive with adjective clauses; Demonstrative adjectives and pronouns
Risas y reflexiones
Video
Arte. Baile en Tehuantepec, Diego Rivera
Literatura. Estrategia de lectura: Analizando el uso de la repetición en la poesía. "Los que no danzan", Gabriela Mistral; "La guitarra", Federico García Lorca; "Sensemayá", Nicolás Guillén
Expansión. Comprensión; Redacción: Una carta de consejos
Capítulo 5. Sabores y colores
Introducción al tema. Comidas hispanas
Temas y contextos. La paella valenciana
Cultura. Alimentos mayas
Lengua. Formal and informal commands; Negative and affirmative expressions; Pero / sino / sino que
Risas y reflexiones
Video
Arte. Bodegón con frutas y botella, Ginés Parra; La ofrenda, José Agustín Arrieta
Literatura. Estrategia de lectura: Siguiendo narración en primera persona. "Un sándwich de arroz", Sandra Cisneros
Expansión. Comprensión; Redacción: Una receta
Capítulo 6. El medio ambiente y ecología
Introducción al tema. ¡Usted sí puede ayudar el medio ambiente!
Temas y contextos. ¿Sabías qué...?
Cultura. La capa del ozono
Lengua. Future tense; Conditional tense; Diminutive and augmentative forms
Risas y reflexiones
Video
Arte. Paisaje de San Antonio, José Antonio Velásquez
Literatura. Estrategia de lectura: Identificando los detalles. "Alegría", Claribel Alegría; "Tristeza", Claribel Alegría; "Arbolito flores amirillas", Dida Aguirre García;"Incineración", Lily Flores Palomino; "Vete ya, señor", Porfirio Menenses Lazón; "XI", Antonio Machado
Expansión. Comprensión; Redacción: Causa y efecto
Capítulo 7. Pasado y presente
Introducción al tema. Pueblos indígenas
Temas y contextos. Tres grandes civilizaciones: maya, inca, azteca
Cultura. Los yanomamos
Lengua. Progressive tenses; Perfect tenses (indicative); Prepositions
Risas y reflexiones
Video
Arte. Vasija de agua de la cultura moche
Literatura. Estrategia de lectura: Identificando sustantivos temáticos. "Tortuga", Raúl Carimán Bustamante; "Piedras labradas", Víctor Montejo; "Alturas de Macchu Picchu VI", Pablo Neruda; "Isla Negra", Marjorie Agosin
Expansión. Comprensión; Redacción: Comparación y contraste II
Capítulo 8. Negocios y finanzas
Introducción al tema. Mujeres y hombres en el mundo del trabajo
Temas y contextos. Opciones de carreras
Cultura. Los negocios hispanos
Lengua. Imperfect subjunctive; Special uses of definite articles; Perfect tenses (subjunctive)
Risas y reflexiones
Video
Arte. Campesino, Daniel Desiga
Literatura. Estrategia de lectura: Usando una línea cronológica para contar una narración. "Naranjas", Angela McEwan-Alvarado
Expansión. Comprensión; Redacción: La carta de solicitud
Capítulo 9. Salud y bienestar
Introducción al tema. Los efectos dañinos del estrés
Temas y contextos. La fuente de la juventud
Cultura. La lucha contra el SIDA
Lengua. Por / para; Si clauses; Subjunctive with adverbial clauses
Risas y reflexiones
Video
Arte. Curandera, Carmen Lomas Garza
Literatura. Estrategia de lectura: Usando palabras conectivas para comprender una historia. "La tortuga gigante", Horacio Quiroga
Expansión. Comprensión; Redacción: Averiguar información y analizarla
Capítulo 10. Creencias y tradiciones
Introducción al tema. Mitos del mundo hispano
Temas y contextos. La santería
Cultura. La Pachamama
Lengua. Sequence of tenses; Relative pronouns; Infinitives and present participles (gerundios)
Risas y reflexiones
Video
Arte. Fiesta del bautizo, Josefa Sulbarán
Literatura. Estrategia de lectura: Usando la repetición, sinónimos o palabras similares para dar énfasis a los temas narrativos. "El dios de las moscas", Marco Denevi
Expansión. Comprensión; Redacción: Una descripción
Capítulo 11. Arte y letras
Introducción al tema. Ganadores hispanos del Premio Nobel de literatura
Temas y contextos. Frida Kahlo, Fernando Botero y Salvador Dalí
Cultura. Don Quijote de la Mancha
Lengua. Hace in time expressions; Se to express accidental or unplanned occurrences
Risas y reflexiones
Video
Arte. Las meninas, Diego Velásquez
Literatura. Estrategia de lectura: Reconociendo regionalismos. "Garabatos", Pedro Juan Soto
Expansión. Comprensión; Redacción: Una biografía
Capítulo 12. Sociedad y política
Introducción al tema. Políticos famosos
Temas y contextos. Problemas sociales
Cultura. El camino de la paz
Lengua. The past participle as adjective; Passive forms
Risas y reflexiones
Video
Arte. Esperanza compartida, Paul Botello
Literatura. Estrategia de lectura: Leyendo diálogos drámaticos. "El delantal blanco", Sergio Vodanovic
Expansión. Comprensión; Redacción: Un reportaje periodístico

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.

Workbook Answer Key  (ISBN-10: 0618468374 | ISBN-13: 9780618468379)

Available to students upon the institution's request, this answer key provides answers to the workbook exercises, enabling students to monitor their own progress.


CD-ROM  (ISBN-10: 0618191410 | ISBN-13: 9780618191413)

This dual-platform multimedia CD-ROM contains the complete Reflejos video program as well as interactive practice for each lesson's vocabulary and grammar, providing immediate feedback for students so they can check their own progress. Each lesson includes Games/Art, Listening-based activities, Video-based activities, Opportunities to record selected responses, Access to a grammar reference, Spanish-English glossary, Comprehensive progress report, and a direct link to SMARTHINKING online tutoring for extra help. Free with sale of the text.


Workbook with Lab Manual  (ISBN-10: 0395815460 | ISBN-13: 9780395815465)

Every chapter of the Student Activities Manual has two main sections:The Laboratory Activities section, which accompanies the Lab Audio CD Program, includes:


ClassPrep  (ISBN-10: 0395815479 | ISBN-13: 9780395815472)

This CD-ROM includes, in electronic format:


In Text Audio CD-ROM  (ISBN-10: 0618252770 | ISBN-13: 9780618252770)

Packaged automatically with the Student Text and/or IAE, this CD contains recorded material correlated to the listening comprehension practice located in the student text.


Workbook Webcard  (ISBN-10: 0618470522 | ISBN-13: 9780618470525)

Online version of the printed activities manual that enables students to work in a convenient, engaging online format and receive immediate feedback for most exercises. In addition, students can link to the textbook web site for additional practice or to SMARTHINKING e-tutor for extra help.


Audio CD-ROM Program  (ISBN-10: 0395967929 | ISBN-13: 9780395967928)

This complete lab audio program contains 5 CDs and is coordinated with the Laboratory Manual section of the Student Activities Manual (Workbook/Lab Manual). Listening activities include dialogs, narration, radio announcements, microstories, and cultural snippets. Contact Faculty Services for Audiocassette sets.


Videos  (ISBN-10: 0395815487 | ISBN-13: 9780395815489)

The Reflejos video features 12 cultural units (of 5 to 8 minutes in length) that correspond to each chapter in the text. Shot on location in the US, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, Spain, and Ecuador, the video contains:


Instructor's Edition  (ISBN-10: 0395815452 | ISBN-13: 9780395815458)

Provides answers for text exercises (except open-ended/personalized questions) and in-text audioscripts.


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.

CD-ROM  (ISBN-10: 0618191410 | ISBN-13: 9780618191413)

This dual-platform multimedia CD-ROM contains the complete Reflejos video program as well as interactive practice for each lesson's vocabulary and grammar, providing immediate feedback for students so they can check their own progress. Each lesson includes Games/Art, Listening-based activities, Video-based activities, Opportunities to record selected responses, Access to a grammar reference, Spanish-English glossary, Comprehensive progress report, and a direct link to SMARTHINKING online tutoring for extra help. Free with sale of the text.


Workbook with Lab Manual  (ISBN-10: 0395815460 | ISBN-13: 9780395815465)

Every chapter of the Student Activities Manual has two main sections:The Laboratory Activities section, which accompanies the Lab Audio CD Program, includes:


In Text Audio CD-ROM  (ISBN-10: 0618252770 | ISBN-13: 9780618252770)

Packaged automatically with the Student Text and/or IAE, this CD contains recorded material correlated to the listening comprehension practice located in the student text.


Workbook Webcard  (ISBN-10: 0618470522 | ISBN-13: 9780618470525)

Online version of the printed activities manual that enables students to work in a convenient, engaging online format and receive immediate feedback for most exercises. In addition, students can link to the textbook web site for additional practice or to SMARTHINKING e-tutor for extra help.


Audio CD-ROM Program  (ISBN-10: 0395967929 | ISBN-13: 9780395967928)

This complete lab audio program contains 5 CDs and is coordinated with the Laboratory Manual section of the Student Activities Manual (Workbook/Lab Manual). Listening activities include dialogs, narration, radio announcements, microstories, and cultural snippets. Contact Faculty Services for Audiocassette sets.


Meet the Author

About the Author

Joy Renjilian-Burgy

Joy Renjilian-Burgy is a tenured professor at Wellesley College and former Foreign Language Director, Mellon Instructional Technology. She has served as Supervisor of Practice Teachers of World Languages, for state certification for Wellesley and Harvard, and spends much of her time teaching at Harvard University Extension School as a Visiting Lecturer in Spanish & ESL.

Susan M. Mraz

Susan Mraz holds a BA in Spanish and Biology from Thiel College and an MA in Foreign Languages from West Virginia University. She is currently the Spanish coordinator at the University of Massachusetts, Boston. She has taught ESL, EFL, and all levels of Spanish language at a variety of institutions of higher education. Mraz has been in the publishing field for more than ten years.

Ana Beatriz Chiquito

Ana Beatriz Chiquito holds a C. Ph. in Spanish Language and Literature from the University of Oslo, and a C. Magisterium in Social Sciences and Economy and a Pedagogical/Teacher Certificate from the University of Bergen, Norway. She currently teaches at MIT and the University of Bergen. She has taught ESL, all levels of Spanish language, courses in romance linguistics, and courses in Hispanic history and culture.