Intrigas, 2nd Edition

Advanced Spanish through literature and film

Intrigas, 2nd Edition

Advanced Spanish through literature and film

James C. Courtad, Kathryn Everly, Martín Gaspar

© 2017 Loose-leaf |8 ½ x 10 ½ inches | online vText
6 lessons | 1 semester | 350 pages

Description

Advanced Spanish through literature and film

James C. Courtad, Kathryn Everly, Martín Gaspar

© 2017 Loose-leaf |8 ½ x 10 ½ inches | online vText
6 lessons | 1 semester | 350 pages

Overview

Captivate your students with universally distinguished, relevant film and literature from the Spanish-speaking world. The 6 theme-related lessons of Intrigas will foster engaging, thought-provoking discussions, and analytical writings from your advanced-level students. Features include:

  • A full color, richly illustrated design for maximum visual contextualization
  • Thematic, renowned film and literature from across the Spanish-speaking world
  • A variety of literary genres that include short stories, poems, plays, and essays
  • Authors representing the established literary canon
  • A wealth of pre-, during-, and post-activities to support each film and literary selection
  • Targeted suggestions in real-time that promote efficient viewing
  • Groundbreaking, text-specific technology—now on a new Supersite platform with powerful tools—copy all assignments from previous courses in minutes, set time limits and passwords for assessments, add customized content, and more
  • vText—the interactive, online version of the textbook—that links directly with Supersite practice activities and audio
  • iPad®-friendly** Supersite and vText for access on the go

**Students must use a computer for audio recording.

New features

What’s new in Intrigas, 2nd Edition?

  • Student Edition now available in loose-leaf or digital format (vText) for cost-saving alternatives
  • 2 new literary readings
  • 2 new feature-length films—all films are now feature-length*
  • Video Partner Chat activities—live video chats for communication practice outside of class
  • More online practice for students
  • Additional online grammar presentations
  • A new Supersite platform with tools to create your own activities, even easier course management, and much more!
  • Audio-enhanced online vocabulary tools
  • iPad®-friendly** Supersite and vText

*The films will be available for purchase on vistahigherlearning.com/store in Summer 2016.
**Students must use a computer for audio recording.

Contents

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

For more details, download a Table of Contents.

Intrigas, 2nd Edition

Lección 1: Golpe al corazón
Lección 2: El filo del poder
Lección 3: El lado oscuro
Lección 4: Lazos de sangre
Lección 5: Una cuestión de género
Lección 6: La moral a prueba

Components

For Students

Loose-leaf Student Ed. with Supersite Plus(vText)
ISBN: 978-1-68004-431-7 Loose-leaf

For Instructors

Instructor Supersite Plus   
Includes online course management, assessment, instructor resources, tools to add your own content, sample syllabi and lesson plans, and online communication tools.
Free to adopting instructors
*The films will be available for purchase on vistahigherlearning.com/store in Summer 2016.
Sample lesson

See how our integrated text and technology support students at every step!

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; 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
    • Add video and outside resources
  • An assignment wizard—copy all assignments from a previous course,
    reflowed into the new semester’s dates, in minutes
  • Composition grading tool for in-line comments and corrections via text or voice
  • Pre-made syllabi, sample lesson plan, and Testing Program
  • Instructor Resources (reading and film synopses, 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
  • Enhanced feedback to guide students and improve comprehension and grades
  • Composition tool to create and submit writing assignments online
  • Vocabulary tools to create personalized study lists
  • Online readings
  • Video Partner Chat activities for oral practice and conversation skills
  • Online dictionary
  • Grammar review presentations and practice
  • Live Chat (video or audio) and instant messaging
  • vText online, interactive Student Edition
  • iPad®-friendly*

*Students must use a computer for audio recording.