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¡Imagínate!: Managing Conversations in Spanish 3rd Edition

Kenneth Chastain, Gail Guntermann

  • Published
  • Previous Editions 1991, 1987
  • 208 Pages

Overview

¡IMAGÍNATE! moves students from "textbook" Spanish to more authentic, natural, and flowing speech with practical conversational strategies and useful expressions.

Kenneth Chastain, University of Virginia

Professor Chastain was a Professor of Spanish at the University of Virginia in Applied Linguistics and author of several well-respected books on second-language acquistion.

Gail Guntermann, Arizona State University

Professor Guntermann is a Professor of Spanish at Arizona State University and Associate Chair of the department.
Preliminary: Introduction to Conversational Strategies and Listening Comprehension.
1. Initiating and Closing Conversations.
2. Initiating and Building Topics.
3. Description and Circumlocution.
4. Requesting and Providing Information.
5. Planning and Organizing.
6. Recounting Events, Listening to Anecdotes.
7. Managing Requests, Complaints, and Disagreements.
8. Giving and Receiving Advice.
9. Expressing and Reacting to Feelings.
10. Managing a Discussion.

"Quite frankly, I think that ¡Imagínate! is the best program on the market. Its strengths are the semi-scripted conversations, wealth of conversational activities, and useful expressions."

"I have found nothing that compares to the logical layout and topics included in ¡Imagí­nate!"

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ISBN: 9780838416440