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Portafolio, Vol. 2

Portafolio, Vol. 2

1st Edition
By Alicia Ramos and Robert L. Davis
ISBN10: 007723619X
ISBN13: 9780077236199
Copyright: 2009
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Capítulo 8

Ritmos de la vida


Los deportes
Los pasatiempos


8.1 Irregular Forms of the Preterite
8.2 Stem-Changing Verbs in the Preterite

Charla con Mitch


Fiestas y diversions


8.3 Negative words
8.4 Using Direct and Indirect Object Pronouns Together

Portafolio cultural: Puerto Rico

Región: Lengua e identidad en Puerto Rico
Actualidad: La cuestión del estatus de Puerto Rico
Cartelera: Ritmos caribeños
Icono: Roberto Clemente
Gente: Hablan los puertorriqueños
Opinión: Los hispanos y el beísbol
Mi portafolio

Capítulo 9

Fiestas y tradiciones


La frecuencia
Las etapas de la vida


9.1 The Imperfect

Charla con Juan


¿Qué fiestas celebrabas de niño/a?
¿Cómo te sentías?


9.2 Gustar (Review)
9.3 Other Verbs Like gustar

Portafolio cultural: Cuba

Nación: La Habana Vieja
Actualidad: El sistema político y la sociedad cubana
Cartelera: Fiestas tradicionales cubanas
Icono: Picadillo
Gente: Hablan los cubanos
Opinión: Los cubanos en los Estados Unidos
Mi portafolio

Capítulo 10

Viajes y paisajes


Los medios de transporte
De viaje


10.1 Preterite vs. Imperfect
10.2 More about the Present Participle

Charla con Nina


Destinos urbanos
La identidad regional


10.3 The Present Perfect
10.4 Lo + Adjective

Portafolio cultural: Argentina

Nación: La comunidad judía en Argentina
Actualidad: De la crisis económica a la estabilidad
Cartelera: La alimentación argentina
Icono: Carlos Gardel
Gente: Hablan los argentinos
Opinión: Buenos Aires
Mi portafolio

Capítulo 11

Identidad e integración


Para cruzar la frontera


<5>11.1 Hace + Time + que
11.2 Por and para (Summary)

Charla con Yolanda


La identidad bicultural


11.3 Expressing Unexpected or Unplanned Actions
11.4 Adverbs

Portafolio cultural: La frontera

Nación: Las ciudades fronterizas
Actualidad: Culturas y generaciones
Cartelera: La Tejano Music
Icono: La leyenda de la Llorona
Gente: Hablan los hispanos
Opinión: La inimgración latina
Mi portafolio

Capítulo 12

Cómo ganarse la vida


El mundo del trabajo


12.1 Formal Commands
Charla con Susana


¿Qué hago para buscar empleo?


12.2 Familiar Commands
12.3 Reciprocal Actions

Portafolio cultural: Chile

Nación: La inmigración alemana a Chile
Actualidad: Michelle Bachelet, primera presidenta de Chile
Cartelera: Chile, tierra de poetas
Icono: La Isla de Pascua
Gente: Hablan los chilenos
Opinión: Las mujeres y la sociedad chilena
Mi portafolio

Capítulo 13

Los medios de comunicación


El periódico en línea
La comunicación electrónica
La television y el cine


13.1 The Present Subjunctive
13.2 Basic Uses of the Present Subjunctive

Charla con David


La política y la comunicación en Centroamérica


13.3 The Subjunctive with Expressions of Doubt
13.4 The Subjunctive with Expressions of Emotion

Portafolio cultural: Centroamérica

Nación: El canal de Panamá
Actualidad: Transformación en Nicaragua
Cartelera: La diversidad lingüística en Guatemala
Icono: La ropa maya
Gente: Hablan los centroamericanos
Opinión: Los periódicos nicaragüenses
Mi portafolio

Capítulo 14

Regiones y etnias


La sociedad peruana


14.1 The Subjunctive with Noun Antecedents
14.2 Comparisons

Charla con Sandra


Los problemas socials


14.3 The Future Tense
14.4 The Subjunctive with Future Actions

Portafolio cultural: Perú

Nación: La cultura precolombina del Perú
Actualidad: Laura Bozzo
Cartelera: La cocina peruana
Icono: Machu Picchu
Gente: Hablan los peruanos
Opinión: El prejuicio en el Perú
Mi portafolio

Capítulo 15

Amor y amistad


Las amistades


15.1 The Conditional
15.2 Results and Consequences

Charla con Gustavo


Para formar Pareja


15.3 The Subjunctive (Summary)

Portafolio cultural: Paraguay y Uruguay

Nación: El Chaco
Actualidad: Uruguay, país moderno
Cartelera: Citas en ciberespacio
Icono: El mate
Gente: Hablan los uruguayos
Opinión: Nombres similares, países diferentes
Mi portafolio

About the Author

Alicia Ramos

Alicia Ramos is Associate Professor of Spanish and Coordinator of the basic language program in French, Italian, and Spanish at Hunter College (CUNY) in New York. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania, has served on the faculties of Barnard College and Indiana University of Pennsylvania and as Assistant Director of the Spanish School at Middlebury College. Dr. Ramos’ interests include methodology and materials development for courses from the elementary through advanced levels, including courses for Spanish speakers. Dr. Ramos has published in the field of Hispanic literature and has co-authored intermediate and advanced level textbooks including Cofre literario (2003, McGraw-Hill), a literary reader for the intermediate and advanced levels.

Robert L. Davis

Robert L. Davis is Associate Professor and the Director of the Spanish Language Program at the University of Oregon and Assistant Director of the Spanish Summer Language School at Middlebury College. He teaches courses in Spanish language, historical linguistics, and teaching methodology. His interests include language pedagogy and materials development, in particular the development of language skills within content-based instruction. He has written an advanced oral skills textbook and articles on language pedagogy, materials development, and language program direction.