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Avanzando : Grammar and Reading

Avanzando : Grammar and Reading - 5th edition

ISBN13: 978-0471456384

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ISBN13: 978-0471456384
ISBN10: 0471456381
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 5TH 05
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Published: 2005
International: No

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Avanzando : Grammar and Reading - 5TH 05 edition

ISBN13: 978-0471456384

Sara L. Delavega and Carmen Salazar

ISBN13: 978-0471456384
ISBN10: 0471456381
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 5TH 05
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Published: 2005
International: No
Summary

This popular intermediate Spanish program is now available in a new bilingual version that features grammar explanations in English. This review of spoken and written Spanish grammar is complemented by a selection of short stories by well-known Spanish and Latin American writers. Grammar explanations and cultural presentations are given in straightforward, easy-to-understand Spanish with numerous examples, contextualized exercises and activities. Written to address today's diverse student population, especially for classes with both native and non-native speakers.

Table of Contents

Parte 1.

Capítulo Preliminar.
Diphthongs and triphthongs.
Division of syllables
Accentuation.
Capital letters.
Punctuation.
Spelling rules.
The sentence and its principal parts.

Capítulo 1.

Vocabulario.
Lectura: Una puerta hacia la historia .
Gramática.
The verb: person, number, mood, and tense.
Present indicative: regular verbs and irregular verbs.
Reflexive verbs.
The definite article.
The indefinite article.
Composición.
Review of punctuation rules.
Review of spelling rules: c, s, z.

Capítulo 2.

Vocabulario.
Lectura 1: Diversidad versus unidad .
Vocabulario.
Lectura 2: Apocalipsis de Marco Denevi.
Gramática.
The past: preterite and imperfect indicative.
Preterite: regular verbs and irregular verbs.
Imperfect indicative: forms.
Uses of the preterit and the imperfect indicative.
Interrogatives.
Composición.
Review of punctuation rules.
Review of spelling rules: sc.

Capítulo 3.

Vocabulario.
Lectura 1: Lección sobre ruedas de Domitila Barrios de Chungara.
Lectura 2: Hombre pequeñito de Alfonsina Storni.
Gramática.
Future and conditional.
Past participles.
Perfect tenses in the indicative mood.
Uses of ser and estar.
Uses of the verb haber.
Gustar and other similar verbs.
Composición.
Review of punctuation rules.
Review of spelling rules: que, qui, cue, cui.

Capítulo 4.

Vocabulario.
Lectura 1: Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz .
Vocabulario.
Lectura 2: Una palmera de Rosario Castellanos.
Gramática.
Affirmatives and negatives.
Indicative mood and subjunctive mood.
Present subjunctive.
The imperative mood.
Imperfect subjunctive.
Uses of the subjunctive: verbs that express doubt, will, or emotion.
Composición.
Review of capitalization rules.
Review of spelling rules: h.

Capítulo 5.

Vocabulario.
Lectura 1: La América Central .
Vocabulario.
Lectura 2: Los mayas .
Vocabulario.
Lectura 3: El eclipse de Augusto Monterroso.
Gramática.
Phrases and expressions that require the subjunctive.
Present perfect subjunctive.
Pluperfect subjunctive.
Sequence of tenses.
Other expressions that require the subjunctive.
Si clauses.
Expressions with tener.
Composición.
Review of capitalization rules.
Review of spelling rules: g, j.

Capítulo 6.

Vocabulario.
Lectura: México y el arte muralista .
Gramática.
The gerund or present participle.
Possessive adjectives and pronouns.
Demonstrative adjectives and pronouns.
Adverbs.
Impersonal verbs.
Review of verbs that may be confusing.
Prefixes des-, in-, re-.
Composición.
Review of capitalization rules.
Review of spelling rules: ll, y, -ío, -illo, -illa.

Capítulo 7.

Vocabulario.
Lectura 1: Dos poetas chilenos: Mistral y Neruda .
Lectura 2: Yo no tengo soledad de Gabriela Mistral.
Vocabulario.
Lectura 3: Poema 20 de Pablo Neruda.
Gramática.
Subject pronouns.
Direct and indirect object pronouns.
Double object pronouns.
Reflexive pronouns.
Prepositional pronouns.
Expressions with se.
Composición.
Review of capitalization rules.
Review of spelling rules: gue, gui, güe, güi.

Capítulo 8.

Vocabulario.
Lectura 1: Argentina .
Vocabulario.
Lectura 2: Sala de espera de Enrique Anderson Imbert.
Gramática
Nouns.
Uses of the infinitive.
Adjectives.
Comparatives.
Superlatives.
Composición.
Review of capitalization rules.
Review of spelling rules: b, v.

Capítulo 9.

Vocabulario.
Lectura 1: Inmigraciones hispanas en los Estados Unidos .
Vocabulario.
Lectura 2: Recuerdo íntimo de Lucha Corpi.
Vocabulario.
Lectura 3: La mejor tinta de Armando Valladares.
Gramática.
Prepositions.
Uses of por and para.
Uses of pero and sino.
Verbs that are used with the preposition a followed by an infinitive,
and the ones that are used without it.
Verbs that are followed by prepositions.
Composición.
Review of accentuation.
Review of spelling rules: r, rr.

Capítulo 10.

Vocabulario.
Lectura 1: Países en la costa del Pacífico: Ecuador, Perú y Chile .
Vocabulario.
Lectura 2: El nacimiento de la col de Rubén Darío.
Gramática.
Relatives.
Passive constructions.
Verbs that express the idea of change or to become.
Phrases that denote obligation.
Expressions with hacer. Hace + time + que.
Review of prepositional phrases.
Idiomatic expressions.
Composición.
Review of accentuation.
Review of spelling rules: differences between Spanish and English.

Parte 2.

Lectura 1 El ramo azul de Octavio Paz.
Lectura 2 Pedro Salvadores de Jorge Luis Borges.
Lectura 3 Abril es el mes más cruel de Guillermo Cabrera Infante.
Lectura 4 El árbol de oro de Ana María Matute.
Lectura 5 Noche de fuga de María Manuela Dolón.
Vocabulario.
Apéndice.
Verbs with spelling changes.
Irregular verbs.
List of irregular verbs.
Synopsis of a verb conjugation.
Practical vocabulary false cognates.
Índice.

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