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Caminos / With Cassette

Caminos / With Cassette - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-0618143337

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Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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Caminos / With Cassette - 2ND 02 edition

ISBN13: 978-0618143337

Joy Renjilian-Burgy, Ana Beatriz Chiquito and Susan M. Mraz

ISBN13: 978-0618143337
ISBN10: 0618143335
Cover type:
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 02
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Published: 2002
International: No

The classroom-tested approach of Caminos develops and reinforces introductory Spanish students' linguistic proficiency and cultural awareness through a series of motivating experiences that prepares them for further study and real-life interaction in Spanish. Developed simultaneously, the print and multimedia components of this flexible technology-rich program accommodate diverse scheduling factors, contact hours, and course objectives, as well as different instructional venues and learning styles.

  • New! A manageable new chapter organization and compelling design enhance the text's visual appeal and immediately capture students' interest.
  • New! Vocabulary, grammar, readings, culture, and accompanying exercises throughout the text have been rewritten, revised, or resequenced.
  • New! The Instructor's Annotated Edition has been expanded to include classroom management strategies, in-depth teaching notes, cultural explanations and connections, and a more comprehensive answer key.
  • New! The award-winning Caminos del jaguar Video is available on DVD. Users now have the option of viewing this action-packaged mystery-adventure video with Spanish subtitles and episode summaries.
  • New! Coming in Summer 2002, Caminos Interactive! A revolutionary media-rich, interactive version of the Caminos textbook, delivered on CD-ROM. It presents content in a multimedia format with a variety of interactive question types, and supports reference components, such as a grammar manual and a bilingual dictionary. It features a browser that can be used for viewing a rich media database, and a whiteboard that allows students to manipulate media for classroom presentations.
  • New! Vocabulary and grammar have been streamlined, reorganized, and sequentially numbered within each chapter for ease of reference. These cohesive presentations provide flexibility to fulfill a range of course objectives and teaching styles.
  • New! Vocabulario sections combine a thematic presentation of vocabulary with relevant cultural materials. Vocabulary terms are accompanied by illustrations, realia, or other visuals, and are practiced through a variety of activities including pair and group work. The new Cognados box helps students to easily recognize and build a vocabulary base. The new Vocabulario en acción feature highlights key terms used in the video.
  • New! Recorded on the Student Audio Program (audio CD or cassette), new audio-based vocabulary exercises contextualize active terms and enhance student understanding of the language.
  • New! Cultura notes present information on the traditions, pastimes, and geography of a wide variety of Spanish-speaking countries. Accompanying each culture note is a new Por Internet mini-section, which offers suggestions for further research on the web and encourages active use of the language.
  • New! Videodrama video-viewing section contains completely revised previewing activities that activate prior knowledge and ask students to make predictions; activities that check comprehension; and post-viewing activities that offer creative, open-ended tasks related to the video narrative. The new Videonota explains a relevant cultural item from the video and the new Resumen del video briefly summarizes the segment in English.
  • New! The completely revised Estructura sections feature a functionally sequenced grammar presentation in English with activities for practice such as group and pair exercises, illustration-based tasks, and role-plays. New video-based grammar exercises aid students in understanding video segments more quickly.
  • New! Four new icons (pair, group, video, and audio) and video time codes appear throughout the text chapters to aid instructors with course management.

Table of Contents

Capítulo 1
Lección 1A: En el cuarto
Vocabulario. 1. Describing things in a room. 2. Identifying colors. 3. Counting from 0-199
Estructura. 1. Talking about people and things: indefinite and definite articles, masculine and feminine nouns, Plural of nouns, stress and written accents. 2. Describing People and Things with Adjectives. 3. Describing People and Things with ser: subject pronouns, negation, descriptive adjectives
Cultura. El teléfono
Videodrama ¿Arqueóloga o criminal? Nayeli discovers she is suspected of criminal activity; meanwhile, Adriana and Felipe meet for the first time.
Lectura. Titulares
Lección 1B: La vida universitaria
Vocabulario. 1. Discussing Academic Schedules: days of the week, months of the year. 2. Expressing Likes and Dislikes. 3. Describing People: Adjectives of Personality
Estructura. 1. Discussing Actions in the Present: Present Indicative of regular -ar, -er, and -ir verbs. 2. Telling Time. 3. Asking and Responding to Questions
Cultura. El sistema universitario en el mundo hispano
Videodrama ¿Arqueóloga o criminal? Unaware that Nayeli is fleeing Puebla, Adriana and Felipe are already on a bus to join her there.
Videonota cultural. Los mayas de México
Lectura. Tres estudiantes universitarios
Chapter strategies. Reading: Recognizing Cognates; Identifying Prefixes. Writing: Creating a Cluster Diagram. Internet: Using Internet addresses.
En resumen
Capítulo 2
Lección 2A: El apartamento contemporáneo
Vocabulario. 1. Describing an apartment. 2. Describing household furnishings and chores
Estructura. 1. Expressing location and emotion with estar. 2. Expressing possession. 3. Describing actions in the present: Irregular yo verbs, saber and conocer, personal a
Cultura. La cerámica, adorno urbano y doméstico
Videodrama: ¿Dónde está Nayeli? As Adriana and Felipe search for Nayeli, they meet Armando. A mysterious man with a ringed finger carefully monitors Nayelis activities.
Videonota cultural. La Universidad de las Américas
Lectura. Puebla: trazada por los ángeles
Lección 2B: ¿Qué tiempo hace?
Vocabulario. 1. Talking about the weather. 2. Talking about seasons and appropriate clothing.
Estructura.1. Expressing physical conditions and obligations: expressions with tener.2. Describing people and places: adjective placement. 3. Using ir y venir
Cultura. Clima, temperatura, Latinoamérica
Videodrama: ¿Dónde está Nayeli? Adriana deciphers Mayan hieroglyphs to determine Nayelis wherabouts.
Videonota cultural. Los códices mayas
Lectura. ¡Oaxaca maravillosa!
Chapter Strategies Reading: Asking Questions. Writing: Brainstorming Ideas. Internet: Searching for Spanish sites
En resumen
Capítulo 3
Lección 3A: Por la ciudad
Vocabulario. 1. Describing places in a city. 2. Talking about large quantities: 200 to 2.000. 3. Discussing means of transportation
Estructura. 1. Describing actions in the present: stem-changing verbs. 2. Expressing negation. 3. Discussing daily routines: Reflexive verbs and reflexive pronouns
Cultura. Los trenes y metros: Medios de transporte público
Videodrama : ¿Qué revela el sueño de la abuela? Nayelis grandmother appears to her in a dream and delivers a message. Gafasnegras continues to follow Adriana and Felipe.
Videonota cultural. Los terremotos en México
Lectura. La encantadora ciudad de Sevilla
Lección 3B: ¿Qué comida prefieres?
Vocabulario. 1. Ordering food. 2. Shopping for food
Estructura. 1. Pointing out people, things, places: demonstrative adjectives and pronouns, adverbs of location. 2. Describing actions in progress, present progressive tense. 3. Using ser and estar
Cultura. Las sabrosas tapas de Madrid
Videodrama : ¿Qué revela el sueño de la abuela? Adriana and Felipe look for Nayeli throughout Madrid
Videonota cultural. España y el uso de vosotros
Lectura. El restaurante Plácido Domingo
Chapter strategies. Reading: Skimming and scanning written materials. Writing: Providing supporting detail. Internet: Keyword searches
En resumen
Capítulo 4
Lección 4A: De viaje
Vocabulario. 1. Talking about travel. 2. Expressing location
Estructura.1. Describing to whom and for whom actions are done: indirect object pronouns, pedir and preguntar. 2. Describing likes and dislikes: gustar and similar verbs. 3. Establishing relationships through prepositions
Cultura. Don Quixote: caballero andante
Videodrama: ¿Está en peligro el jaguar? A truck driver from Sevilla experiences the supernatural powers of the jaguar. Adriana and Felipe travel to Sevilla.
Videonota cultural. Atocha
Lectura. España, país multifacética
Lección 4B: De vacaciones
Vocabulario. 1. Planning a vacation. 2. Using ordinal numbers
Estructura. 1. Retelling past simple events: preterite of regular verbs, verbs with spelling changes, ir, ser, and dar. 2. Direct object pronouns
Cultura. Turistas y trabajadores
Videodrama: ¿Está en peligro el jaguar?Adriana is pursued by a mysterious stranger. Felipe and Adriana make plans to travel to San Juan, Puerto Rico. Nayeli books a flight to Ecuador.
Videonota cultural. El Archivo General de Indias
Lectura. España abraza a los turistas
Chapter strategies. Reading: Making notes in the margins. Writing: Creating a time line. Internet: Identifying country domains
En resumen
Capítulo 5
Lección 5A: Un hotel en la playa
Vocabulario. 1. Checking into a hotel. 2. Talking about pastimes
Estructura. 1. Talking about the past: preterite of irregular verbs. 2. Talking about the past: preterite of stem-changing -ir verbs. 3. Narrating a sequence of events with the preterite: adverbial expressions of time
Cultura. Un pasatiempo del Caribe
Videodrama ¿Hay amor en la playa? Adriana and Felipe enjoy the scenery in San Juan. Nayeli has another dream and receives a mysterious phone call. She makes arrangements to fly to San Juan.
Videonota cultural. El turismo en el Caribe hispano
Lectura. Tres perlas del Caribe
Lección 5B: La familia trabaja
Vocabulario. 1. Talking about family members. 2. Describing professions
Estructura. 1. Avoiding redundancy: double object pronouns. 2. Describing ongoing actions and events in the past: imperfect tense. 3.Narrating with the imperfect: adverbial expressions of time
Cultura. Hispanos en el mundo del trabajo
Videodrama ¿Hay amor en la playa? Felipe tells Adriana a Cuban legend, unaware that they are being followed by two shady characters. Nayeli arrives in San Juan, pursued by Gafasnegras.
Videonota cultural. Los parques nacionales
Lectura. La creación del hombre y la mujer
Chapter strategies. Reading: How to use the dictionary. Writing: Using the dictionary. Internet: Looking for personal home pages
En resumen
Capítulo 6
Lección 6A: El tiempo libre
Vocabulario 1. Talking about music and dance. 2. Talking about sports and exercise
Estructura. 1. Narrating in the past: The imperfect and the preterite. 2. Indicating reason, duration, purpose and destination: por and para. 3. Describing how actions are done: adverbs ending in mente
Cultura. Los sabrosos ritmos del Caribe
Videodrama ¿Cuál es el plan de Gafasnegras? Adriana and Felipe are finally in touch with Nayeli and make plans to meet. The jaguar arrives in Ecuador.
Videonota cultural. El Yunque
Lectura. Algunos deportes caribeños
Lección 6B: La tecnología nos rodea
Vocabulario. 1. Discussing technology. 2. Talking about cars
Estructura. 1. Giving instructions and making requests: formal commands. 2. Describing unplanned and unitentional occurrences: Se for unplanned occurrences. 3. Stressing the action and not the subject: Impersonal and passive se
Cultura. El observatorio de Arecibo
Videodrama ¿Cuál es el plan de Gafasnegras? Adriana, Felipe, and Nayeli face mortal danger.
Videonota cultural. El Centro Ceremonial Indígena de Tibes
Lectura. Internet para ti y para mí
Chapter strategies. Reading: Skimming for Main Ideas. Writing: Freewriting. Internet: Listening to music on the Internet
Capítulo 7
Lección 7A: De compras
Vocabulario. 1. Talking about stores and shopping. 2. Shopping for clothes
Estructura. 1. Describing past actions: Review of the preterite and the imperfect. 2. Using verbs that change meaning in the preterite: conocer, poder, querer, saber, tener que. 3. Describing actions in the past: past progressive
Cultura. Fibras y textiles
Videodrama ¿Qué significa el sueño de Adriana? Safe in Quito, Felipe and Adriana tell don Gustavo about their miraculous escape from death. The two heroes make plans to travel to Otavalo. Nayeli travels to Costa Rica.
Videonota cultural. Quito, Ecuador
Lectura. Rumiaya
Lección 7B: Vamos al campo
Vocabulario. 1. Describing the countryside. 2. Asking for and giving directions
Estructura. 1. Making unequal comparisons of people and things: comparative and superlative forms. 2. Making equal comparisons of people and things. 3. Talking about abstract ideas: lo + adjective
Cultura. Maravillas de la naturaleza: El Salto Ángel, Venezuela y El salto de Colima, México
Videodrama ¿Qué significa el sueño de Adriana? Adriana tells don Gustavo a little of the history of the jaguar twin. Felipe and Adriana visit the Equator on their way to Otavalo.
Videonota cultural. El nombre del Ecuador
Lectura. El norte andino: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Perú y Venezuela
Chapter strategies. Reading: Tapping background knowledge. Writing: Paraphrasing. Internet: Refining your Internet Searches
En resumen
Capítulo 8
Lección 8A: Salud y bienestar
Vocabulario. 1. Identifying parts of the body. 2. Making an appointment with a doctor. 3. Talking about health and exercise
Estructura. 1. The present subjunctive. 2. Expressing wishes, needs, and hope: present subjunctive. 3. Expressing emotions and subjective feelings: present subjunctive
Cultura. Alimentos y remedios naturales
Videodrama: ¿Qué plan secreto tiene Zulaya? Adriana is not well and seeks the help of a curandera. Gafasnegras continues her pursuit of the jaguar.
Videonota cultural. Curanderos
Lectura. La salud, la medicina, y tú
Lección 8B: El mercado
Vocabulario. 1. Talking about money. 2. Shopping in a marketplace
Estructura. 1. Expressing doubt or certainty: contrasting the indicative and the subjunctive. 2. Describing actions with infinitives. 3. Talking about people and things: selected uses of the definite article
Cultura. El cacao, una moneda valiosa
Videodrama: ¿Qué plan secreto tiene Zulaya? Adriana and Felipe meet Zulaya and leave Otavalo in a desperate rush. Gafasnegras is deceived.
Videonota cultural. Los tejidos
Lectura. Los países del Cono Sur: Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay
Chapter strategies. Reading: Comparing and Contrasting. 2. Writing: Using visual organizers (Venn Diagrams). Internet: Formulating a query
En resumen
Capítulo 9
Lección 9A: La cocina sana
Vocabulario. 1. Talking about healthy foods and nutrition. 2. Talking about the kitchen and setting the table. 3. Cooking favorite foods
Estructura. 1. Talking about the unknown: The subjunctive with adjective clauses. 2. Making requests and giving orders: Familiar () commands
Cultura. Utensilios tradicionales
Videodrama: ¿Tiene Armando la solución? Felipe and Adriana happily reunite with Nayeli in Costa Rica. They meet doña Carmen, Nayelis beloved godmother. The jaguar twins are reunited.
Videonota cultural. El padrino / la madrina
Lectura. Comidas ideales
Lección 9B: El medio ambiente
Vocabulario. 1. Talking about animals. 2. Discussing environmental issues
Estructura. 1. Expressing pending actions: indicative and subjunctive in adverbial clauses. 2. Talking about the recent past: present perfect indicative. 3. Expressing feelings about the past: present perfect subjunctive.
Cultura. El Yunque, esplendor ecológico de Puerto Rico
Videodrama: ¿Tiene Armando la solución? Adriana confesses some misgivings and doubts to Felipe about doña Carmen. At doña Carmens ranch, a social evening ends unexpectedly.
Videonota cultural. Los parques nacionales: Costa Rica
Lectura. Ecología en Centroamérica
Chapter strategies. Reading: Defining audience and purpose. Writing: Creating a point of view. Internet: Searching for images
En resumen
Capítulo 10
Lección 10A: Tradiciones y celebraciones
Vocabulario 1. Learning about holidays and celebrations. 2. Talking about traditions and beliefs
Estructura. 1. Indicating subjective emotions and attitudes in the past: The past (imperfect) subjunctive. 2. Linking actions: subjunctive with adverbial clauses. 3. Indicating subjective emotions and attitudes in the past: (imperfect) subjunctive
Cultura. El carnaval
Videodrama: ¿Qué pasa con doña Carmen? In the wake of a castrophe, accusations fly. Adriana and Nayeli have a falling out.
Videonota cultural. El maíz
Lectura. Fiestas centroamericanas
Lección 10B: Las artes
Vocabulario. 1. Talking about arts and artists. 2. Talking about crafts and folk art
Estructura. 1. Clarifying and specifying references to persons and things: relative pronouns. 2. Asking questions: differentiating between qué and cuál. 3. Expressing opposing opinions: pero and sino
Cultura. El muralismo
Videodrama: ¿Qué pasa con doña Carmen? Nayeli, Adriana and Felipe overhear a telephone message confirming Adrianas suspicions. They make peace and split up to continue their quest: Adriana and Felipe go to San Antonio; Nayeli to Mexico.
Videonota cultural. Cuauhtémoc, héroe azteca
Lectura. Arte y artesanía
Chapter strategies. Reading: Taking notes in a chart. Writing: Summarizing. Internet: Using bookmarks
En resumen
Capítulo 11
Lección 11A: La sociedad
Vocabulario. 1. Talking about societal problems. 2. Reacting to societal issues
Estructura. 1. Expressing the future: future tense / future of probability. 2. Expressing possible conditions: Si clauses
Cultura. El SIDA sigue matando
Videodrama: ¿Qué quiere el señor Guzmán? Adriana and Felipe ar hot on the trail of Gafasnegras. An antique dealer has important clues about the jaguar twins.
Videonota cultural. El Instituto de Culturas Texanas
Reading Strategy. Distinguishing facts and opinions
Lectura. Miedos de ayer y de hoy
Lección 11B: La pantalla grande
Vocabulario. 1. Discussing films. 2. Discussing television and the media
Estructura. 1. Expressing what you would do: conditional tense / conditional of probability. 2. Expressing hypothetical actions and situations: Si clauses
Cultura. El cine hispano
Videodrama: ¿Qué quiere el señor Guzmán? Adriana comes face to face with the ring-fingered man. A plan is set to trap Gafasnegras.
Videonota cultural. El Paseo del Río en San Antonio
Lectura. Ídolos mexicanos
Chapter strategies. Reading: Distinguishing facts from opinion. Writing: Narrowing a topic. Internet: Searching for related words
En resumen
Capítulo 12
Lección 12A: Culturas precolombinas
Vocabulario. Talking about ancient civilizations. 2.

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