Introducción a la lengua española
José Blanco, Phillip Donley
In 18 thematic lessons, beginner students get a comprehensive program to build strong language skills. Vistas helps them gain confidence and the cultural understanding needed to take them to the next level. With interactive grammar and vocabulary practice, engaging media, and communicative tasks, you’ll see what’s made Vistas the most successful intro Spanish text in the last ten years.Continuing in the tradition of delivering a fresh, student-friendly approach, the 5th edition makes students’ learning—and instructor’s teaching—even easier and more successful.
*Students must use a computer for audio recording and select presentations and tools that require Flash or Shockwave.
What can you expect in each lesson? Check out all the themes below.
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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.
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.
Integrated with the Panorama section of each lesson, this high-interest, visually appealing documentary footage from the featured country will expand students' cultural perspectives.
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.
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?
Learn more about this new generation of language-learning technology.
* Students must use a computer for audio recording and select presentations and tools that require Flash or Shockwave.
Various Supersite access levels are available: contact your Modern Language Specialist to explore which level is right for you.