Con ctate Introductory Spanish

Author: Grant Goodall
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
ISBN: 9780077652715
Release Date: 2015-01-09
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Students of Introductory Spanish learn best when they are connecting—with authentic culture, with each other as a community, and with the language as used in real-world settings. Conéctate sparks the curiosity that builds these connections as students drive toward communicative and cultural confidence and proficiency. The Conéctate program’s distinctive approach is built around the following principles. Focused approach: Conéctate concentrates on what Introductory Spanish students can reasonably be expected to learn, allowing for sustained engagement with the material that respects the natural process of language acquisition. An intentional focus, first on meaning and then on form, puts in action the best practices of second language pedagogy. Plus, Conéctate’s reduced grammar scope leaves more time for the systematic review and recycling of vocabulary and grammar required for students to achieve mastery of first-year skills. Fortifying this process at every turn is LearnSmart™, a powerful, super-adaptive learning program that guides students on an individualized path toward mastery of all the vocabulary and grammar in Conéctate. Active learning: Conéctate gives students the opportunity to explore language and culture through interactive activities that keep them focused and engaged. Vocabulary and grammar in Conéctate are taught using an active learning approach, nudging students to discover new vocabulary and language rules through a carefully balanced mix of inductive and explicit presentations and hands-on learning. Students are similarly asked to take an active role in an immersive online game, Practice Spanish: Study Abroad, designed around a study abroad experience in which they leverage their language and cultural skills to accomplish tasks and solve problems in various real-world scenarios. Integration of culture: Building on the active learning theme, students develop and apply critical thinking skills as they draw personal conclusions about the rich culture presented throughout Conéctate. Culture is embedded within the language activities themselves, included in notes that expand on the activity at hand, and seen through the integrated video that forms the basis for many activities in each chapter of the text. This authentic, unscripted video introduces students to useful chunks of language, real-world Spanish, and a wide range of topics related to cultural themes. Conéctate’s stunning video was shot in Spain, Panama, Miami, Argentina, Costa Rica, and Mexico, and exposes students to a wide variety of people in each country who discuss topics that are familiar and engaging to students. Mobile Tools for Digital Success: The digital tools available in the Connect Spanish platform with Conéctate also successfully promote student progress by providing extensive opportunities to practice and hone their developing skills. These learning opportunities include online communicative activities, instant feedback, peerediting, sophisticated reporting, an immersive game, and an interactive eBook with embedded video and audio. The mobile-friendly platform allows students to engage in the course material anytime and everywhere. Connect is the only integrated learning system that empowers students by continuously adapting to deliver precisely what they need, when they need it, and how they need it, so that your class time is more engaging and effective.

Workbook Laboratory Manual Vol 2 to accompany Ap ntate

Author: Ana María Pérez-Gironés
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN: 0077289803
Release Date: 2009-02-23
Genre: Foreign Language Study

The Workbook / Laboratory Manual, Volume 2, provides a wealth of activities, both aural and written, that reinforce chapter content. For use with either the Audio CD Program, Part 2, available for student purchase, or with the free, downloadable MP3 files in the Online Learning Center. Covers Chapter 10 -- Chapter 18, with Chapter 9 included in the back of the book. Answers found in the appendix.

Looseleaf for Con ctate

Author: Darcy Lear
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN: 1259150348
Release Date: 2015-01-06
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Students of Introductory Spanish learn best when they are connecting—with authentic culture, with each other as a community, and with the language as used in real-world settings. Conéctate sparks the curiosity that builds these connections as students drive toward communicative and cultural confidence and proficiency. The Conéctate program’s distinctive approach is built around the following principles. Focused approach: Conéctate concentrates on what Introductory Spanish students can reasonably be expected to learn, allowing for sustained engagement with the material that respects the natural process of language acquisition. An intentional focus, first on meaning and then on form, puts in action the best practices of second language pedagogy. Plus, Conéctate’s reduced grammar scope leaves more time for the systematic review and recycling of vocabulary and grammar required for students to achieve mastery of first-year skills. Fortifying this process at every turn is LearnSmartTM, a powerful, super-adaptive learning program that guides students on an individualized path toward mastery of all the vocabulary and grammar in Conéctate. Active learning: Conéctate gives students the opportunity to explore language and culture through interactive activities that keep them focused and engaged. Vocabulary and grammar in Conéctate are taught using an active learning approach, nudging students to discover new vocabulary and language rules through a carefully balanced mix of inductive and explicit presentations and hands-on learning. Students are similarly asked to take an active role in an immersive online game, Practice Spanish: Study Abroad, designed around a study abroad experience in which they leverage their language and cultural skills to accomplish tasks and solve problems in various real-world scenarios. Integration of culture: Building on the active learning theme, students develop and apply critical thinking skills as they draw personal conclusions about the rich culture presented throughout Conéctate. Culture is embedded within the language activities themselves, included in notes that expand on the activity at hand, and seen through the integrated video that forms the basis for many activities in each chapter of the text. This authentic, unscripted video introduces students to useful chunks of language, real-world Spanish, and a wide range of topics related to cultural themes. Conéctate’s stunning video was shot in Spain, Panama, Miami, Argentina, Costa Rica, and Mexico, and exposes students to a wide variety of people in each country who discuss topics that are familiar and engaging to students. Mobile Tools for Digital Success: The digital tools available in the Connect Spanish platform with Conéctate also successfully promote student progress by providing extensive opportunities to practice and hone their developing skills. These learning opportunities include online communicative activities, instant feedback, peerediting, sophisticated reporting, an immersive game, and an interactive eBook with embedded video and audio. The mobile-friendly platform allows students to engage in the course material anytime and everywhere. Connect is the only integrated learning system that empowers students by continuously adapting to deliver precisely what they need, when they need it, and how they need it, so that your class time is more engaging and effective. *Connect Spanish, including but not limited to the workbook/lab manual, LearnSmart, Practice Spanish: Study Abroad, the video program, and chat tools, is sold separately and does not come automatically with the purchase of the textbook.

The Commonwealth Games

Author: Brian Oliver
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 9781472908438
Release Date: 2014-05-22
Genre: Sports & Recreation

How well do you know the Friendly Games? Sports journalist Brian Oliver brings the Commonwealth Games to life with riveting stories of the athletes who have competed over the years. He delves into the best tales of the past and interviews the key protagonists to unveil the highs and lows of this idiosyncratic sporting competition. There is the classic contest between Roger Bannister and John Landy just months after both had at last broken the four-minute mile, and the lesser-known struggles of one of Australia's greatest swimmers, Dawn Fraser, against the petty-minded and all-male 'silver spoon mob' who ran amateur sport. Read the sad tale of Emmanuel Ifeajuna, the first ever black African to win a gold medal, in any sport in any international event. He won high jump gold in 1954 and became a national hero in Nigeria, but after staging a coup was arrested for treachery and shot by firing squad. Find out why the 1974 Games in Christchurch, New Zealand were known as the 'Emigration Games', and the story behind the bitter 1980s swimming pool rivalry between England's Adrian Moorhouse and Victor Davis of Canada. There are many more, from that of 4-foot 10-inch weightlifter Precious McKenzie – who rose through brutal abuse and discrimination to record-breaking success and a dance with the Princess Royal – to the penniless and boycotted 1986 Games in Edinburgh that were 'saved' by Robert Maxwell and a bucket of fried chicken. The Commonwealth Games is a fascinating insight into human tales of endeavour, success and failure.

Children s Discourse

Author: Maya Hickmann
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139435140
Release Date: 2002-11-21
Genre: Psychology

This comparative study explores two central questions in the study of first language acquisition: What is the relative impact of structural and functional determinants? What is universal versus language-specific during development? Maya Hickmann addresses these questions in three domains of child language: reference to entities, the representation of space, and uses of temporal-aspectual markings. She provides a thorough review of different theoretical approaches to language acquisition and a wide range of developmental research, as well as examining all three domains in English, French, German and Chinese narratives. Hickmann's findings concern the rhythm of acquisition, the interplay among different factors (syntactic, semantic, pragmatic) determining children's uses, and universal versus variable aspects of acquisition. Her conclusions stress the importance of relating sentence and discourse determinants of acquisition in a crosslinguistic perspective. Children's Discourse will be welcomed by those working in psychology and language-related disciplines interested in first language acquisition.

Parallel Structures in Syntax

Author: Grant Goodall
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521109167
Release Date: 2009-02-12
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

This book proposes a radical revision in the definition of phrase markers, the fundamental object in the generative theory of syntax. Phrase markers have traditionally been defined in such a way that each node in the phrase marker must satisfy a relation of either dominance or precedence with every other node. Grant Goodall argues convincingly that the dominance and precedence requirement should be dropped. The argument is lucidly articulated and is supported by a comprehensive description and analysis of of coordination in English and of causative and restructuring constructions in the Romance languages. Parallel Structures in Syntax is a significant and thoughtful contribution to syntactic theory, and arguably provides the simplest and most elegant account available of many of the complex phenomena observed in coordination, causatives, and restructuring. It will interest not only theoretical linguists, but also computational linguists and cognitive scientists.

Kontakte

Author: Brigitte Nikolai
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN: 1259307425
Release Date: 2016-01-11
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Kontakte continues to offer a truly communicative approach that supports functional proficiency, supported by the full suite of digital tools available in Connect German (now including LearnSmart®!). This proven Introductory German program maintains its commitment to meaningful communicative practice as well as extensive coverage of the 5 Cs and the ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines 2012. In its eighth edition, Kontakte has greatly expanded its digital offering: Connect German now contains the full scope of activities originating from both the white and blue pages of the student text and the Arbeitsbuch. Furthermore, the program now offers LearnSmart®, an adaptive learning program that helps students learn grammar and vocabulary more efficiently by tailoring the experience to individual student needs.· Communication in meaningful contexts: Students read and listen to comprehensible German and have ample opportunities to use it in interview, information-gap, role-play, autograph, writing,and other personalized activities that are theme-based. The video segments—Interviews and Perspektiven—feature interviews with a variety of speakers that allow students to hear authentic German in context. They provide models for talking about topics using authentic language, guiding students in communicating with one another. In the Connect activities for the student textbook and Arbeitsbuch,students can also take advantage of the audio and video live chat tool to communicate with their classmates online. In Connect German, students have full access to the digitally enhanced eBook, the online Arbeitsbuch activities, LearnSmart®,and all of the accompanying audio and video resources, giving them the ability to interact with the materials (and one other) as often as they wish. A solid theoretical foundation: Firmly grounded second-language acquisition research, Kontakte also supports the National Standards as outlined in the Standards for Foreign Language Learning in the 21st Century. As presented in the Standards, the five Cs—Communication, Cultures, Connections, Comparisons,and Communities—provide a framework for what students should know and be able to do as a result of their language study. The five Cs are present in countless ways throughout the program, particularly in the wealth of communicative activities and cultural content. Students are also encouraged to explore connections by linking their study of German with their own lives and other subjects of study, to make comparisons between their world and that of German-speaking people, and to learn about real-world German-speaking communities. Kontakte also integrates several modes of language, as described in the ACTFL Proficiency Descriptors.The activities, exercises, and tasks offer students a wide variety of opportunities for communication and interaction in interpersonal, interpretive,and presentational modes. For example,the many interviews in Kontakte require students to negotiate meaning and therefore reinforce the interpersonal mode of communication. The diversity of readings, whether literary, cultural, or encyclopedic, requires students to interpret information within context and apply it to new contexts. Tools for Digital Success: Connect German and LearnSmart®, McGraw-Hill’s digital teaching and learning environment allows students to engage in their course material via the devices they use every day.The digital tools available in the Connect German platform facilitate student progress by providing extensive opportunities to practice and hone their developing skills. These include online communicative activities, instant feedback, peer-editing writing tools, sophisticated reporting, and a complete eBook with embedded audio and video. LearnSmart® is the only integrated learning system that empowers students by continuously adapting to deliver precisely what they need, when they need it, and how they need it, to make your class time more engaging and effective.

Jane Savoie s Dressage 101

Author: Jane Savoie
Publisher: Trafalgar Square Books
ISBN: 9781570768774
Release Date: 2018-04-04
Genre: Sports & Recreation

"First published in two volumes: Cross-train your horse and More cross-training in 1998"--T.p. verso.

Vis vis Beginning French Student Edition

Author: Alice C. Omaggio Hadley
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN: 0073386448
Release Date: 2010-01-06
Genre: Foreign Language Study

More than any other Beginning French program, Vis-à-vis captures students' attention and engages them as they build a solid foundation of language and culture. The fifth edition of Vis-à-vis achieves this through its unique blending of contemporary culture and digital tools with the building blocks of the four-skills approach. The innovative features of Vis-à-vis engage students and connect them to the content. Students will be intrigued by the cultural content and delighted by the new features such as pronunciation tips and mini-tutorials on French slang. Plus, there is a robust suite of digital components, all conveniently available in one location, Centro, McGraw-Hill’s exclusive digital platform.

Conexiones

Author: Eduardo J. Zayas-Bazán
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 9780205955398
Release Date: 2013-02-06
Genre: Foreign Language Study

ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a CourseID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products. Packages Access codes for Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products may not be included when purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson; check with the seller before completing your purchase. Used or rental books If you rent or purchase a used book with an access code, the access code may have been redeemed previously and you may have to purchase a new access code. Access codes Access codes that are purchased from sellers other than Pearson carry a higher risk of being either the wrong ISBN or a previously redeemed code. Check with the seller prior to purchase. -- Click. Play. Discover a Whole New World! Conexiones: Comunicación y cultura, 5th Edition represents a fresh start for a program that has successfully taught thousands of students. Though the new 5th edition still retains what has always made Conexiones great, the new edition was rebuilt from the ground up thanks to feedback from instructors and students across the country. Through relevant and appealing topics, a true intermediate grammar sequence, and a focus on the dynamic cultures of the Spanish-speaking world, students will reach higher levels of proficiency and discover a whole new world with Conexiones: Comunicación y cultura, 5th Edition. Teaching & Learning Experience Improve Communication Skills While Engaging Students: Conexiones connects to the real world students live in and are exposed to in the media, as well as to the disciplines of study across campus. Until now, the disconnect between basic language study and advanced study has been abrupt and difficult to bridge for both the students and the instructors teaching the advanced courses. We’ve made it easier! Achieve Consistent Learning Outcomes: Conexiones brings students to a true intermediate-level of proficiency through its carefully chosen scope and sequence and gives steudents the necessary foundation to succeed in higher-level classes. Connect With Culture: With Conexiones, language and culture are inseparable; part of the same mosaic, each informing the other. Rich in cultural input throughout chapters, Conexiones also integrates music, art, and literature to expand upon chapter topics in the Comunicación y cultura sections. A brand-new video program captures the richness of the cultures of Spanish-speaking world. Save Time Administering Your Course: MySpanishLab® offers the most powerful instructor tools available to help instructors efficiently manage their courses and stay connected with their students. 0205950353 / 9780205950355 Conexiones: Comunicacion y cultura Plus MySpanishLab (multi semester access) -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0205886973 / 9780205886975 Conexiones: Comunicación y cultura 020589853X / 9780205898534 MySpanishLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card -- for Conexiones: Comunicación y cultura (multi semester access)

2 001 Palabras Inglesas Mas Utiles para Hispanoparlantes

Author: Pablo Garcia Loaeza
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486146300
Release Date: 2012-05-04
Genre: Foreign Language Study

This practical, up-to-date compilation of common terms includes the English word, its definition, a sentence in English to demonstrate proper usage, and a Spanish translation, plus a quick reference section of everyday words.

Author: Yasu-Hiko Tohsaku
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities Social
ISBN: 0072408154
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

This highly successful beginning Japanese program has introduced thousands of students to Japanese language and culture through its emphasis on communicative language development. This new edition features a brand-new, contemporary design that greatly enhances the appearance of the book. In addition to the new design and updated activities, art, and photos, the new edition of Yookoso! contains a kana and kanji font that is easier to read and is especially suited to the beginning students of Japanese.

Hemingway s Spain

Author: Carl P. Eby
Publisher: Kent State
ISBN: 1606352423
Release Date: 2015-11-01
Genre: Literary Criticism

Ernest Hemingway famously called Spain 'the country that I loved more than any other except my own', and his forty-year love affair with it provided an inspiration and setting for major works from each decade of his career. In this book, Carl P. Eby and Mark Cirino collect thirteen penetrating and innovative essays by scholars of different nationalities, generations, and perspectives who explore Hemingway's writing about Spain and his relationship to Spanish culture.

Puntos de Partida

Author: Marty Knorre
Publisher: McGraw-Hill College
ISBN: 0079131344
Release Date: 1997-01
Genre: Foreign Language Study