Introduction

Introduction

For both, the teacher and student alike, this Spanish I book is intended for a first-year, college Elementary Spanish I level. It also attempts to make the study of a language in this case, Spanish, more than another required subject. Eliminating the artificial limitation of the traditional textbook, offers the teacher and the student the ability to tailor the content to their own needs. Also, this book tries to show the value of learning a second language from a high quality pedagogical criteria at a low cost solution.

Features include:

  1. Clearly defined objectives in communication, culture, and grammar are given at the start of each chapter, and summary exercises.
  2. Many activities are provided in a practical context in which to practice.
  3. Concise grammar explanations address the level of language acquisition for non-major language students. Carefully chosen communicative goals focus on low to intermediate ACTFL oral proficiency skills.
  4. The book recycles material on a regular basis to encourage the student to see the value of continual learning progression rather than testability.