Descubre ©2022

Available for Fall 2021 classes

Context-based approach to language proficiency

Descubre is a comprehensive Spanish-language curriculum designed to get students ready for AP® Spanish in four years. Built to address today’s dynamic learning environment, the program immerses students in authentic Spanish language and culture experiences through text, video, audio, and online learning. The new edition retains the hallmark features and six-step instructional approach  that have made it a best seller, while adding a wealth of updated content and features that make it fresh and relevant for both teachers and students.


News and Cultural Updates
Access monthly links to carefully curated, authentic resources from across the Spanish-speaking world. Enhance your classroom with authentic, culturally relevant sources and scaffolded activities for each selection.
New storyline video
Brand new Fotonovela storyline videos—levels 1 and 2 are shot on location in Madrid, Spain, while level 3 takes place in Oaxaca, Mexico
Can-Dos and IPAs
Redesigned lesson openers include clearly labeled Essential Questions, Can Do Goals, and IPA contexts, as well as a cultural focus on products, practices, and perspectives
Six-step instructional design

Descubre is built around a research-based, proven instructional design. With a focus on personalization, authenticity, cultural immersion, and the seamless integration of text and technology, language learning comes to life in ways that are meaningful for every student.

Technology options

This new edition of Descubre is now available with two levels of technology—Supersite and PRIME. Choose the level that works for you and your students.

Enrichment libraries
A collection of trade books to expose students to different reading proficiency levels with rich and authentic content thematically related to the basal program.

Technology with options

No two students, teachers, or classrooms are the same. At Vista Higher Learning, we recognize this and provide technology options that work for today and can grow with you for years to come. Whether you class is 100% digital or you only use technology to access teaching tools and resources, we can provide solutions that fit any curriculum or infrastructure. With Descubre, you have two levels of technology to choose from—Supersite and PRIME.


  • Thousands of practice activities—many with auto-grading
  • Instructional, cultural, and authentic streaming video
  • Authentic and cultural literary readings with audio-sync
  • News and Cultural Updates
  • Student Edition (vText)
  • Teacher resources


Everything the Supersite offers, plus:

  • Unique learning progression that focuses on student-directed learning
  • Vocabulary tutorials with speech recognition and diagnostics
  • Grammar tutorials with speech recognition and diagnostics
  • Self-check activities with diagnostics and remediation
  • Web-enhanced readings with audio

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