Summary: Avance!: Intermediate Spanish is an exciting new program for second-year students of Spanish: a single volume that distills the very best of the highly acclaimed Pasajes series: Lengua, Cultura, and Literatura. The result is a comprehensive yet manageable program that enriches students' language foundation in thematic vocabulary and grammatical structures, with a broad selection of literary and cultural readings. The overall goal of Avance! is the development of func ...show moretional, communicative language ability, accomplished through reinforcement, expansion, and synthesis, through material that is content-rich and interesting to today's students.