Hoy dia: Spanish for Real Life, Volume 2, Books a la Carte Edition

Hoy dia: Spanish for Real Life, Volume 2, Books a la Carte Edition

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Overview

Hoy día : Spanish for Real Life focuses on the Spanish you need for everyday communication and teaches you to function in a variety of settings. Hoy día helps you focus on what you need to know now to use Spanish effectively in real life.

This Books á la Carte Edition is an unbound, three-hole punched version of the Hoy día Volume 2 text and provides students the opportunity to personalize their book by incorporating their own notes and taking only the portion of the book they need to class — all at an affordable price.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780205010721
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 06/27/2010
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

John McMinn teaches both Spanish and French at Austin Community College in Austin, Texas. He graduated with his Masters degree in Romance Linguistics from the University of Texas at Austin in 1981, and while pursuing doctoral studies there, he began working as an editor of Spanish and French textbooks at Holt, Rinehart and Winston and Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich publishers. He has worked as an editor on numerous texts, and in addition to Trato hecho and Hoy día: Spanish for Real Life, he is the co-author of the secondary-level Spanish program Exprésate, as well as the college-level French texts Horizons and Qu'est-ce qu'on dit?

Nuria Alonso García is an Associate Professor of Spanish at Providence College Department of Foreign Language Studies, where she teaches courses in Spanish language and culture, linguistics, language methodology and global studies. She graduated from the Universidad de Oviedo, Spain, with a degree in Spanish Philology, and holds a Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics from the Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia in Madrid. She has published various articles in sociolinguistics, and authored a number of pedagogical materials for foreign languages. She is a co-author of Trato hecho, and Hoy día: Spanish for Real Life published by Pearson-Prentice Hall.

Table of Contents

Capítulo 7 De viaje

Tema 1 ¿Adónde fuiste de vacaciones?

Vocabulario Los viajes

Gramática 1 Saying where you went and what you did: The preterit of regular verbs, ir and ser

Gramática 2 Saying what you did: The preterit of stem-changing verbs

Tema 2 ¿Qué tal el viaje?

Vocabulario Los vuelos

Gramática 1 Saying what you did: The preterit of verbs ending with —car, —gar, —zar; and verbs like leer

Gramática 2 Saying what you did: The preterit of irregular verbs

Tema 3 ¿Conoces bien la ciudad?

Vocabulario Lugares en la ciudad

Gramática 1 Avoiding repetition: Direct object pronouns

Gramática 2 Asking what people know:Saber and conocer

Tema 4 ¿Te gustó el hotel?

Vocabulario El hotel

Resumen de gramática

En la vida real En el aeropuerto

Hoy día

Lectores de hoy Blog de viajes

Reading strategy Recognizing words from the same family

Voces de la calle Dime adónde viajas y…

Listening strategy Putting yourself in the place of the interviewer

Escritores en acción Una reseña de hotel

Writing strategy Using models

Capítulo 8 La niñez

Tema 1 ¿Cómo eras de niño/a y dónde vivías?

Vocabulario La niñez

Gramática 1 Describing how things used to be: The imperfect

Gramática 2 Saying what is or was done: Impersonal se

Tema 2 ¿Qué recuerdos tienes?

Vocabulario Los grandes acontecimientos de la vida

Gramática 1 Describing an event interrupting an action in progress: Using the preterit and imperfect

Gramática 2 Distinguishing completed and ongoing actions: Using the preterit and imperfect

Tema 3 ¿Qué cuentas?

Vocabulario Expresiones para narrar

Gramática 1 Narrating in the past: Using the preterit and imperfect

Gramática 2 Taking about the past: Using querer, poder, saber, and conocer in the imperfect and preterit.

Tema 4 ¿Qué querías ser?

Vocabulario Profesiones

Resumen de gramática

En la vida real En el departamento de policía

Hoy día

Lectores de hoy La Llorona

Reading strategy Story mapping

Voces de la calle Ayer y hoy

Listening strategy Making inferences from non-verbal clues

Escritores en acción Un informe policial

Writing strategy Preparing an incident report

Capítulo 9 En el restaurante

Tema 1 ¿Te gusta(n)…?

Vocabulario Comidas y bebidas

Gramática 1 Describing interactions: Indirect object pronouns and the verb dar

Gramática 2 Expressing likes, dislikes and interests: Verbs like gustar

Tema 2 ¿Qué me recomienda usted?

Vocabulario En el restaurante

Gramática 1 Avoiding repetition: Using direct and indirect object pronouns together

Gramática 2 Making polite requests: The conditional

Tema 3 ¿Qué deberías comer y beber?

Vocabulario Una dieta equilibrada

Gramática 1 Making resolutions: The future tense

Gramática 2 Saying whose it is: Possessive pronouns

Tema 4 ¿Quiere usted algo más?

Vocabulario En el mercado

Resumen de gramática

En la vida real En el restaurante

Hoy día

Lectores de hoy La pirámide nutricional.

Reading strategy Outlining and summarizing

Voces de la calle Con sazón

Listening strategy Identifying keywords

Escritores en acción Una reseña gastronómica

Writing strategy Selecting the most precise Word.

Capítulo 10 En el médico

Tema 1 ¿Te duele?

Vocabulario El cuerpo

Gramática 1 Giving advice: Commands in the usted and ustedes forms

Gramática 2 Making suggestions: More reflexive verbs and reflexive/object pronouns with commands

Tema 2 ¿Cómo te sientes?

Vocabulario Los síntomas y los accidentes

Gramática 1 Giving advice: Commands in the form

Gramática 2 Influencing others: The subjunctive and its use after verbs expressing desires

Tema 3 ¿Te mantienes en buena forma?

Vocabulario La medicina preventiva

Gramática 1 Making suggestions: The subjunctive of stem-changing verbs and its use with impersonal expressions

Gramática 2 Expressing doubts: The subjunctive after verbs of doubt

Tema 4 ¿Necesitas ver a un especialista?

Vocabulario Unos especialistas

Resumen de gramática

En la vida real En el hospital

Hoy día

Lectores de hoy 25 consejos para vivir 100 años

Reading strategy Sorting and grouping ideas.

Voces de la calle Mente sana, cuerpo sano

Listening strategy Inferring meaning from speakers’ interaction .

Escritores en acción Una campaña de concientización pública

Writing strategy Designing a public awareness campaign

Capítulo 11 En el trabajo

Tema 1 ¿Qué experiencia tiene usted?

Vocabulario Un curriculum vitae

Gramática 1 Saying when something will happen: The subjunctive after conjunctions of time

Gramática 2 Giving explanations: Por and para

Tema 2 ¿Qué sabes hacer?

Vocabulario En la oficina

Gramática 1 Describing resulting states: Using past participles as adjectives

Gramática 2 Talking about experiences: The present perfect

Tema 3 ¿Quién es el responsable?

Vocabulario Descripciones de puestos de trabajo

Gramática 1 Connecting ideas: Relative pronouns with the indicative and subjunctive

Gramática 2 Expressing feelings: The subjunctive after expressions of emotion and the present perfect subjunctive

Tema 4 ¿Cómo administras tu dinero?

Vocabulario En el banco

Resumen de gramática

En la vida real En una agencia de trabajo

Hoy día

Lectores de hoy ¡Sí a la igualdad en el trabajo!

Reading strategy Reacting to a text

Voces de la calle Empresarios hispanos

Listening strategy Summarizing

Escritores en acción Una carta de presentación

Writing strategy Preparing a cover letter

Capítulo 12 Los medios de comunicación

Tema 1 ¿Cómo te informas?

Vocabulario Los medios de comunicación

Comprehension strategies: Putting yourself in the place of the interviewer and Recognizing words from the same family.

Repaso 1 Avoiding repetition: Direct object pronouns

Repaso 2 Saying what to do: Command forms

Repaso 3 Communicating information: Indirect object pronouns

Repaso 4 Saying what is important and interesting to you: Verbs like gustar

Tema 2 ¿Qué cuentan las noticias?

Vocabulario Las noticias locales y nacionales

Comprehension strategies: Story mapping and Preparing a report

Repaso 1 Saying what happened: Regular and stem-changing verbs in the preterit

Repaso 2 Saying what happened: Irregular verbs in the preterit

Repaso 3 Describing how things used to be: The imperfect

Repaso 4 Recounting what happened: The preterit and the imperfect

Tema 3 ¿Qué pasa en el mundo?

Vocabulario Las noticias internacionales

Comprehension strategies: Selecting the most precise word and Reacting to a text.

Repaso 1 Telling what you know: Saber and conocer

Repaso 2 Giving explanations: Por and para

Repaso 3 Expressing opinions and wishes: The subjunctive with impersonal expressions and expressions of desire

Repaso 4 Expressing doubts and emotions: The subjunctive with expressions of doubt and emotion

Tema 4 ¿Qué cambiará y cuándo?

Vocabulario Problemas y Soluciones

Comprehension strategies: Sorting and Regrouping ideas.

Repaso 1 Describing how things should or could be: The conditional and impersonal se

Repaso 2 Predicting what will happen: The future and the subjunctive in adverbial clauses

Repaso 3 Saying what progress has been made: The present perfect and the present perfect subjunctive

Repaso 4 Connecting ideas: Relative clauses with the indicative or subjunctive

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