Miradas focuses on the acquisition of cultural competence and communication skills through innovative themes, culture, grammar reviews, and writing workshops. This text solves a variety of needs in the third-year Spanish course: developing reading skills, strategies for literary analysis, expanding vocabulary, consolidating grammar and writing proficiency, and offering connections with other cultural manifestations such as music and film, all within a communicative context. Miradas’ integrative plan features oral and written activities that stimulate critical thinking and help students appreciate the cultural context in which the different works were created. Miradas truly brings students from the high intermediate level to the advanced level of proficiency in the four skills, as defined by the ACTFL Guidelines.
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Claudia Mejia was born in Medellín, Colombia. She studied Linguistics and Literature at the Pontificia Bolivariana University of Medellín and later pursued her graduate studies in the United States. In 1997, she completed a Master of Arts in Latin American Literature and Culture from Boston College. Since then she has taught Spanish in several universities in the U.S: Harvard, Brandeis and Tufts, where she was a full-time lecturer and course administrator for ten years. She currently lives in the Middle East.
Conchita L. Davis was born in Madrid, Spain. She studied Spanish Language and Literature at the Universidad Autónoma of Madrid, where she received her Ph.D. in Second Language Acquisition. She started her career as an instructor of Spanish to non-native speakers in the Fundación Ortega y Gasset in Toledo, Spain, where she taught for 5 years. She moved to the United States in 1988, and taught and coordinated first year Spanish at The Ohio State University and later at Boston University. She has been a lecturer and course administrator for third year Spanish at Tufts University since 2001.From the Back Cover:
Look at the Spanish-speaking world through Miradas, a textbook for high intermediate and advanced students of Spanish that builds language skills and develops cultural awareness. Miradas covers five distinct themes (Identity, Heritage, Memory, Prejudices, and Fantasy and Humor) from the perspective of writers, artists, musicians, and filmmakers. Miradas’innovative and integrative plan features oral and written activities that stimulate critical thinking and help students appreciate the cultural context in which the different works were created. The Miradas Companion Website at www.prenhall.com/miradas offers resource links where students can find additional information on the authors and web-based activities related to the chapter theme.
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Book Description Prentice Hall, 2007. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Unidad I Identidad Arte:Las dos Fridas, Frida Kahlo, Mxico Introduccin: >, Augusto Monterroso (fbula), Guatemala Lectura 1: >, Gloria Fuertes (poema), Espaa Lectura 2: >, Manuel Castells (ensayo), Espaa Lectura 3: >, Elena Poniatowska (cuento), Mxico Pelcula:De eso no se habla, Mara Luisa Bemberg, Argentina Gramtica: Clusulas de relativo (o adjetivas) y pronombres relativos Taller de redaccin: La descripcin Unidad II Herencia: Resistencia y asimilacin Arte: Ilustracin, Guamn Poma de Ayala, Per Introduccin: >, Miquel Rodrigo (ensayo, fragmento), Espaa Lectura 1: >, Tino Villanueva (poema), EE.UU./Mxico Lectura 2: >, Jos Mart (ensayo, fragmento), Cuba Lectura 3:La nia blanca y los pjaros sin pies( >), Rosario Aguilar (novela, fragmento), Nicaragua Msica: >, Susana Baca, Per Gramtica: Pretrito, imperfecto y pluscuamperfecto Taller de redaccin: La narracin Unidad III Memoria histrica Arte: Mural, Brigada Ramona Parra, Chile Introduccin: >, Eduardo Galeano (ensayo), Uruguay Lectura 1: >, Fernando Birri (poema), Argentina Lectura 2:El pas bajo mi piel,Gioconda Belli (autobiografa, fragmento), Nicaragua Lectura 3: >, Subcomandante Marcos (ensayo), Mxico Msica: >, Yolocamba I Ta, El Salvador Gramtica: Clusulas nominales y secuencia de tiempos Taller de redaccin: La resea Unidad IV Juicios y prejuicios Arte:Portrait of the Artist as the Virgin of Guadalupe, Yolanda Lpez, EE.UU. Introduccin: >, Marcelo Colussi (ensayo), Argentina Lectura 1: >, Marjorie Agosn (poema), Chile/EE.UU. Lectura 2: >, Nieves Garca Benito (cuento), Espaa Lectura 3: >, lvaro Mutis (cuento), Colombia Pelcula:Todo sobre mi madre, Pedro Almodvar, Espaa G. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0131944126
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