Panorama, 4th Edition

Introducción a la lengua española

Panorama, 4th Edition Spanish Program

Panorama, 4th Edition

Introducción a la lengua española

José A. Blanco, Philip Redwine Donley

© 2013 hardcover | 8 ½ x 10 ½ | 2-volume paperback available | online vText available
15 lessons | 2-3 semesters | 579 pages

Description

Introducción a la lengua española

José A. Blanco, Philip Redwine Donley

© 2013 hardcover | 8 ½ x 10 ½ | 2-volume paperback available | online vText available
15 lessons | 2-3 semesters | 579 pages

Overview

Students learn how to effectively communicate with this introductory text’s student-friendly approach, integration of video, and powerful online tools. 15 lessons provide an extensive view of the Spanish-speaking world, and all new technology tools simplify language learning! Features include:

  • An engaging, episodic video series and authentic video clips with important cultural insights and comprehensible input
  • Helpful grammar explanations with high-impact graphics that help students quickly grasp concepts
  • Coverage of the entire Spanish-speaking world and integration of everyday culture
  • Authentic readings, audio, and maps from around the Spanish-speaking world
  • Live Chat to connect with students in real time, without leaving your browser:
    • Video chat
    • Audio chat
    • Instant messaging
  • Groundbreaking Supersite technology with innovative solutions for course management and student learning
  • A visually compelling, easy-to-navigate design with graphic elements specially chosen to help students learn
  • An articulated curriculum for a seamless transition to intermediate Spanish
  • vText—an interactive, online textbook that links directly with Supersite practice activities, audio, and video—perfect for hybrid courses
  • iPad®-friendly* access—get Supersite and vText on the go
    *Students must use a computer for audio recording and select presentations and tools that require Flash or Shockwave.
New features

What’s new in Panorama, 4th Edition?

  • A completely new Fotonovela, filmed in the Yucatan and Mexico City, with engaging international characters and a captivating storyline
  • A new Supersite with an intuitive, user-friendly interface, and tools to simplify course management, gradebook, and reporting
  • Activity Pack—with tons of additional communicative and directed activities for each lesson, and games for reinforcement
  • vText—an interactive, online version of the textbook—perfect for hybrid courses
  • Communicative activities—even more student activities, plus new instructor icons for easy identification
  • Three new literary readings, El celular by Tute, Mafalda by Quino, and Esquina peligrosa by Marco Denevi
  • All new authentic Anuncio TV clips and short films in the En pantalla section
  • Five new cultural readings on La Universidad de Salamanca, Lionel Messi y Lorena Ochoa, Las cataratas del Iguazú, El Mate, and Los mensajes de texto
  • Live Chat to connect with students in real time, without leaving your browser:
    • Instant messaging
    • Audio chat
    • Video chat
  • An expanded Testing Program, with 30 new tests and 146 new quizzes
  • New online tools—add or remove your own content to the Supersite, and set time limits and passwords for assessment
  • Ability to copy all assignments from a previous course
  • Create, assign, and grade your own open-ended activities and assessments
  • Upload or share documents, videos, and outside resources
  • iPad®-friendly* access—get Supersite and vText on the go
    *Students must use a computer for audio recording and select presentations and tools that require Flash or Shockwave.
Contents

What can you expect in each lesson? Check out all the themes below.

For more details, download a Table of Contents.

Panorama

  1. Lección 1: Hola, ¿qué tal?
  2. Lección 2: En la universidad
  3. Lección 3: La familia
  4. Lección 4: Los pasatiempos
  5. Lección 5: Las vacaciones
  6. Lección 6: ¡De compras!
  7. Lección 7: La rutina diaria
  8. Lección 8: La comida
  9. Lección 9: Las fiestas
  10. Lección 10: En el consultorio
  11. Lección 11: La tecnología
  12. Lección 12: La vivienda
  13. Lección 13: La naturaleza
  14. Lección 14: En la ciudad
  15. Lección 15: El bienestar

Panorama 2-Volume Split

Volume 1

  1. Lección 1: Hola, ¿qué tal?
  2. Lección 2: En la universidad
  3. Lección 3: La familia
  4. Lección 4: Los pasatiempos
  5. Lección 5: Las vacaciones
  6. Lección 6: ¡De compras!
  7. Lección 7: La rutina diaria
  8. Lección 8: La comida

Volume 2

  1. Lección de Repaso
  2. Lección 8: La comida
  3. Lección 9: Las fiestas
  4. Lección 10: En el consultorio
  5. Lección 11: La tecnología
  6. Lección 12: La vivienda
  7. Lección 13: La naturaleza
  8. Lección 14: En la ciudad
  9. Lección 15: El bienestar
Components

For Students

Student Edition with Supersite Access
ISBN: 978-1-61767-742-7 Hardcover
Also available in loose-leaf and multi-volume formats upon request.
Workbook/Video Manual
ISBN: 978-1-61767-710-6 Paperback
Lab Manual
ISBN: 978-1-61767-711-3 Paperback
Student Edition with Supersite Plus
ISBN: 978-1-61767-744-1 Hardcover
Supersite, WebSAM and vText (WebSAM contains online Workbook, Video Manual & Lab Manual)
Workbook, Video Manual, Lab Manual Answer Key
ISBN: 978-1-61767-712-0 Paperback
Fotonovela DVD
ISBN: 978-1-61767-719-9 1 DVD

For Instructors

Annotated Edition
ISBN: 978-1-61767-709-0 Hardcover
Supersite Full Access
Free code to adopting instructors
Includes online course management, assessment, instructor resources, and online communication tools
Panorama Instructor's DVD Set
ISBN: 978-1-61767-715-14 DVDs
Flash cultura, Fotonovela, Panorama cultural, and Cortometrajes DVDs
Activity Pack
ISBN: 978-1-61767-720-5
Additional communicative (info gap, classroom surveys, interviews) and directed (word searches, multiplechoice, fill-in-the-blank) activities designed to provide students with language practice to quickly and effectively supplement instruction
Sample lesson
Every Panorama lesson is enhanced by a range of activities, audio, media—from a dramatic series to authentic commercials, news stories and short films—and resources that reinforce learning and make Spanish come to life. See how our integrated text and technology support students at every step!

Video Highlights

  • Video

    Fotonovela

    An dramatic video series brings lesson vocabulary and grammar to life through relatable storylines following native speakers. Students experience local life in Mexico with the Diaz family whose household includes two college students and an American exchange student. Learn more about the Fotonovela.

  • Video

    Animated tutorials

    Grammar has never been more exciting with the favorite Professor Pedro Gómez Laserna pairing rules with fun examples in these entertaining lessons. Learn more

  • Video

    Flash cultura

    Like watching the news delivered by young citizen journalists in their own countries, these videos are all about the local culture. Flash cultura clips incorporate vocabulary and grammar from the text, while still providing a controlled amount of unknown language.

  • Video

    Panorama cultural

    Integrated with the Panorama section of each lesson, this high-interest, visually appealing documentary footage from the featured country will expand students' cultural perspectives.

Supersite Technology

A new generation of language-learning technology

Powerful tools for customized course management, along with the integrated content that improves learning and fosters enjoyment.

Focused uniquely on world language, with robust features that speak to your needs. How do we know? Feedback from our 20,000 language instructors and 1 million language students.

Simplified experience so you can navigate the site easily, have flexible options, and quickly sort a wealth of information.

Learn more about this new generation of language-learning technology.


  • For instructors
  • A gradebook to manage rosters, assignments, and grades
  • Time-saving auto-graded activities, plus question-by-question and automated spot-checking
  • A communication center for announcements, notifications, and help requests
  • Downloadable digital image bank (PDF), pre-made syllabi and lesson plans (RTF), Testing Program (RTF)
  • Instructor Resources (answer keys, audio-video scripts, translations, grammar powerpoints)
  • Online administration of quizzes and exams, now with time limits and password protection
  • Tools to add your own content:
    • Create and assign Partner Chat and open-ended activities
    • Upload and assign videos and outside resources
  • Single sign-on feature for integration with your LMS
  • Ability to copy all assignments from a previous course
  • Option to hide activity time estimates from students
  • Ability to reorder assignments as seen on student dashboard
  • Add your own customized notes to the existing activity content:
    • Sidebar notes—comment on overall activity
    • In-line notes—comment on particular question or part of activity
  • Activity Pack (PDF) with additional activities for every lesson
  • Textbook, Lab, and Testing Audio Program MP3 files
  • Live Chat for video chat, audio chat, and instant messaging
  • Voiceboards for oral assignments, group discussions, and projects
  • vText—the online, interactive text

  • For students
  • Textbook activities—online
  • Additional activities for extra practice
  • Enhanced feedback to guide students to improve comprehension and grades
  • Streaming video for all video programs, with instructor-controlled subtitles and translations
  • Animated grammar tutorials
  • Pronunciation practice
  • Chat activities for conversational skill-building and oral practice:
    • Video Partner Chat—work with a partner online to record and submit an activity
  • Internet search activities
  • Live Chat for video chat, audio chat, and instant messaging
  • Recorded readings, plus additional online-only readings
  • Textbook and Lab audio MP3s
  • Online dictionary, verb wheel, vocabulary tutorials, games, and grammar reference
  • An online Student Activities Manual (WebSAM) with audio record-submit activities and auto-grading for selected activities
  • vText—the online, interactive student edition

Our Supersite and Supersite Plus access levels offer you a choice: contact your Modern Language Specialist to explore which level is right for you.