Summary: The purpose of this book is to provide students with a basal text that will help them attain acceptable levels of proficiency in basic communicative skills. The book provides enough materials for a one-year course.
Motivates students to learn Spanish through lessons that are really fun.
Develops basic communicative skills through simple materials. Uses visual cues for learning and practice.
Teaches vocabulary through lively drawings t ...show morehat convey meanings of words without the need of English.
Presents structure inductively, guiding students into making their own discoveries, and formulating their own conclusions.
Provides exercises of various types, many with picture cues.
Develops conversational skills through personalized practice.
Features short, entertaining narratives that illustrate new vocabulary and structures.
Rounds out lessons with illustrated conversations, personalized dialog exercises, and other practice.
Features a Cüpsula cultural after each lesson offering a picturesque view of the Spanish-speaking world.
Includes nine sections called "The Cognate Connection."
Provides five review units featuring games, puzzles, and picture stories.
The Teacher's Manual includes optional oral exercises, Quizzes for all lessons, Unit Tests for all parts, and two Achievement Tests. ...show less