Sol y viento: Beginning Spanish

Hardcover | January 11, 2011

byBill Vanpatten, Michael Leeser, Gregory D. Keating

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Sol y viento integrates the latest in second language acquisition research with the highest quality, Hollywood caliber feature film available for the Introductory Spanish classroom. The Sol y viento program creates a distinct and captivating cultural experience that motivates students to develop their communication skills. Created specifically for beginning language learners, Sol y viento tells the story of a Chilean family and their winery, and of a young U.S. Latino businessman who finds himself intricately involved with the family as his company tries to buy their land. Mystery, romance, and the unexplainable forces of nature all play a part in this spellbinding story, drawing students in and compelling them to want to communicate about the film and its themes.
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Sol y viento integrates the latest in second language acquisition research with the highest quality, Hollywood caliber feature film available for the Introductory Spanish classroom. The Sol y viento program creates a distinct and captivating cultural experience that motivates students to develop their communication skills. Created ...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:11.2 × 8.5 × 1.1 inPublished:January 11, 2011Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Lección preliminar ¡Aquí estamos!

Vocabulario

Introductions

School Subjects

Classroom Objects

Gramática

Introduction to ser

Articles, Gender, and Number

Introduction to estar

Lección 1A Sobre los horarios

Vocabulario

Numbers 0-30

Days of the Week

Telling Time

Gramática

Regular -ar Verbs

Verb + infinitive

Unstressed Possessive Adjectives

Panorama cultural: El mundo hispano

Lección 1B Más sobre las actividades

Vocabulario

Summary of Interrogative Words

Months, Weather, and Seasons

Adjectives

Gramática

Present Tense of Regular -er and -ir Verbs

Ir + a + infinitive

Adjective Placement and Agreement

Panorama cultural: Chile

Lección 2A En la universidad y la ciudad

Vocabulario

Numbers 31-100

Prepositions of Location

Places in the City

Gramática

Verbs that End in -go

Two Uses of estar

e ? ie, o ? ue Stem-Changing Verbs

Panorama cultural: México

Lección 2B ¡Vamos de compras!

Vocabulario

Clothing

Colors; Numbers 100-1,000

Shopping

Gramática

e ? i Stem-Changing Verbs

Demonstrative Adjectives and Pronouns

More on ser and estar

Panorama cultural: España

Lección 3A La familia

Vocabulario

Members of the Immediate Family; Pets

Extended Family Members

Physical Traits

Gramática

Saber and conocer; Verbs That End in -zco

Direct Object Pronouns

Comparisons of Equality and Inequality

Panorama cultural: Colombia

Lección 3B ¡A comer!

Vocabulario

Breakfast

Lunch and Snacking

Dinner and Dessert

Gramática

Indefinite and Negative Words

Ser Versus estar with Adjectives

Indirect Object Pronouns and gustar

Panorama cultural: Cuba, Puerto Rico y la República Dominicana

Lección 4A Cuando no trabajo...

Vocabulario

Leisure Activities

Sports and Fitness

Special Occasions and Holidays

Gramática

Preterite Tense of Regular -ar Verbs

Preterite of Regular -er and -ir Verbs

Irregular Preterite Forms

Panorama cultural: Los Estados Unidos

Lección 4B En casa

Vocabulario

Dwellings and Buildings

Furniture and Rooms

Domestic Chores and Routines

Gramática

e ? i, o ? u Preterite Stem Changes

True Reflexive Constructions

Introduction to por Versus para

Panorama cultural: Guatemala

Lección 5A La tecnología y yo

Vocabulario

Computers and Computer Use

Electronic Devices

Typical Childhood and Adolescent Activities

Gramática

Verbs like gustar

Double-Object Pronouns

Introduction to the Imperfect Tense

Panorama cultural: Bolivia y el Paraguay

Lección 5B Érase una vez...

Vocabulario

Numbers 1,000 and Higher

Important Events and Occurrences

Personal Events, Triumphs, and Failures

Gramática

Contrasting the Preterite and Imperfect

More on Using the Preterite and Imperfect Together

Summary of the Preterite and Imperfect

Panorama cultural: El Salvador, Honduras y Nicaragua

Lección 6A Vamos al extranjero

Vocabulario

Travel Vocabulary

Giving and Receiving Directions

Dining Out

Gramática

Affirmative Formal Commands

Negative Formal Commands

Introduction to the Present Perfect

Panorama cultural: El Perú

Lección 6B La naturaleza y el medio ambiente

Vocabulario

Geography and Geographical Features

Environmental and Ecological Matters

Activities to Do While on Vacation

Gramática

Affirmative Informal Commands

Negative Informal Commands

Superlatives

Panorama cultural: Costa Rica

Lección 7A ¿Cómo te sientes?

Vocabulario

Describing Emotions

Parts of the Body and Physical Health

In the Doctor's Office

Gramática

Pseudo-Reflexive Verbs

Review of the Imperfect

Hacer in Expressions of Time

Panorama cultural: La Argentina y el Uruguay

Lección 7B Los demás y yo

Vocabulario

Feelings

Describing People

More on Relationships

Gramática

Reciprocal Reflexives

Introduction to the Subjunctive

Obligatory Subjunctive

Panorama cultural: El Ecuador

Lección 8A El dinero y las finanzas

Vocabulario

Your Personal Finances

More on Personal Finances

Local and World Markets

Gramática

Progressive Versus Infinitives

Introduction to the Conditional

Hypothetical Statements; Introduction to the Imperfect Subjunctive

Panorama cultural: Venezuela

Lección 8B Los medios de comunicación

Vocabulario

Getting Information

Types of Programming

Civic Duty and Citizenship

Gramática

Por and para: A Summary

Subjunctive of Doubt, Denial, and Uncertainty

Subjunctive of Volition and Desire

Panorama cultural: Panamá

Lección Final Lo que nos espera

Vocabulario

Professions

Required and Preferred Characteristics in the Workplace

Future Aspirations

Gramática

Introduction to the Future Tense

Subjunctive with Indefinite and Nonexistent Antecedents

Subjunctive with Future Time Events