Panorama, 5th Edition

Introducción a la lengua española

Panorama, 5th Edition

Introducción a la lengua española

José A. Blanco, Philip Redwine Donley

© 2017 Hardcover | 8 ½ x 10 ½ inches | Loose-leaf | 2-volume loose-leaf available | online vText option available
15 lessons | 2-3 semesters | 579 pages

Description

Introducción a la lengua española

José A. Blanco, Philip Redwine Donley

© 2017 Hardcover | 8 ½ x 10 ½ inches | Loose-leaf | 2-volume loose-leaf available | online vText option 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. The 15-lesson program provides an extensive view of the Spanish-speaking world, and all new technology tools simplify language learning! Features include:

  • A distinct, cohesive integration of video (both episodic and cultural)
  • A unique, four-part grammar practice sequence that progresses from directed, meaningful exercises to communicative, interactive activities
  • A visually compelling, easy-to-navigate design with graphic elements specially chosen to help students learn
  • A rich cultural presentation that covers the Spanish-speaking world
  • A ground-breaking Supersite platform with powerful tools—copy all assignments from previous courses in minutes, set time limits and passwords for assessments, add your own content, and more
  • Online chat activities—virtual conversations and live video chats for communication practice outside of class
  • vText—an interactive, digital textbook that links directly to Supersite practice activities, audio, and video
New features

What’s new in Panorama, 5th Edition?

  • Textbook options—hardcover, loose-leaf, and online vText
  • Online chat activities—virtual conversations and live video chats for communication practice outside of class
  • New, interactive, animated grammar tutorials, embedded with mini activities to check for understanding
  • New En pantalla selections: 1 new Cortometraje film and two new Anuncio TV clips
  • Task-based activities for class use or Integrated Performance Assessments—for every lesson
  • An enhanced Supersite platform with tools to create your own activities, even easier course management, and much more!
  • Options to adapt pre-made online assessments—remove or reorder sections as needed
  • New vocabulary tool for personalized study—students focus on the words they don’t know for efficient studying and faster learning
  • iPad®-friendly* Supersite and vText

*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, 5th Edition

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

Components

For Students

Student Edition with Supersite Plus(vText) and WebSAM
ISBN: 978-1-68004-363-1 Hardcover
Student Edition with Supersite Plus(vText)
ISBN: 978-1-68004-360-0 Hardcover
Student Edition with Supersite and WebSAM
ISBN: 978-1-68004-359-4 Hardcover
Student Edition with Supersite
ISBN: 978-1-68004-356-3 Hardcover
 
Loose-leaf Student Ed. with Supersite Plus(vText) and WebSAM
ISBN: 978-1-68004-376-1 Loose-leaf
Loose-leaf Student Ed. with Supersite Plus(vText)
ISBN: 978-1-68004-373-0 Loose-leaf
Loose-leaf Student Ed. with Supersite and WebSAM
ISBN: 978-1-68004-372-3 Loose-leaf
Loose-leaf Student Ed. with Supersite
ISBN: 978-1-68004-369-3 Loose-leaf
 
Student Activities Manual
ISBN: 978-1-68004-343-3 Paperback

For Instructors

Annotated Edition
ISBN: 978-1-68004-331-0 Hardcover
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 engaging 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 Fotonovela.

  • Video

    Flash cultura

    Like watching the news delivered by young citizen journalists in their own countries, these videos are all about the local culture. Vocabulary and grammar from the text is incorporated, while still providing a controlled amount of unknown language.
    Learn more.

  • Video

    Interactive Tutorial

    Grammar has never been easier with the entertaining professor, pairing concepts with fun examples. Now, new interactive questions check understanding in every lesson and keep students engaged.
    Learn more.

  • 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

Meaningful content. Specialized resources. Powerful online tools. The new Supersite was developed in collaboration with language instructors and students in order to enhance language instruction.

What does the new Supersite offer?

An End to Student Frustration: Make it a cinch for students to track due dates, save work, and access all assignments and resources.

Set-Up Ease: Customize your course settings, create your own grading categories, and copy courses in an instant.

Your Course—Your Way: Create and assign your own activities and resources; add notes to content for a customized experience tailored to your needs.

Grading Options: Make grading a breeze with question-by-question grading, automated spot check, and in-line voice comments.

Accessible Student Data: Conveniently share information one-on-one, or issue class reports in the formats that best fit you and your department.

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


  • For instructors
  • A gradebook for rosters, assignments, and grades
  • Time-saving auto-graded activities, question-by-question grading, and automated spot-checking
  • Tools to personalize your course:
    • Create Partner Chat and open-ended activities
    • Add your own notes to existing content
    • Adapt pre-made assessments
    • Add video and outside resources
  • An assignment wizard—copy all assignments from a previous course,
    reflowed into the new semester’s dates, in minutes
  • Online assessment, with time limits and password protection
  • Composition grading tool for in-line comments and corrections via text or voice
  • Downloadable digital image and illustration banks, pre-made syllabi, lesson plans, and Testing Program
  • Instructor Resources (answer keys, audio-video programs, scripts, grammar presentations)
  • Single sign-on for LMS integration
  • A communication center for announcements, notifications, and help requests
  • Live Chat (video or audio) and instant messaging
  • Voiceboards for oral assignments, group discussions, and projects
  • vText online, interactive Student Edition
  • iPad®-friendly*

  • For students
  • Textbook activities—online
  • Additional activities for extra practice
  • Pronunciation practice
  • Enhanced feedback to guide students and improve comprehension and grades
  • Interactive, animated grammar tutorials
  • Composition tool to create and submit writing assignments online
  • Personalized study with new vocabulary tools—students focus their study on the words they need to learn, for more efficient study and faster learning
  • Chat for oral practice and conversation skills:
    • Virtual Chat—simulated conversation activities
    • Video Partner Chat—recorded student pair communicative activities
  • Audio-synced readings
  • All video programs, with instructor-controlled subtitles and translations
  • Audio program (textbook, lab)
  • Online dictionary and reference materials
  • An online Student Activities Manual, with auto-grading for close-ended activities
  • Live Chat (video or audio) and instant messaging
  • vText online, interactive Student Edition
  • iPad®-friendly*

Various Supersite access levels are available: contact your Modern Language Specialist to explore which level is right for you.

* Students must use a computer for audio recording and select presentations and tools that require Flash or Shockwave.