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Puntos: 2024 Release
Puntos: 2024 Release

Puntos: 2024 Release

ISBN10: 1266411305 | ISBN13: 9781266411304
By Thalia Dorwick and Ana María Pérez-Gironés

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An innovative program that has been continuously refined, Puntos de partida delivers proven pedagogy: clear presentations, scaffolded activities, unparalleled teaching resources, and powerful digital tools. Puntos continues to build on the holistic, five-skills approach it pioneered.

Hallmarks include: 
A comprehensive scope and sequence that lets instructors choose what to cover; no need to create extra supplements to fill gaps as in other texts. 
A careful progression from formulaic expressions, on to vocabulary and grammar relevant to daily life and personal interests, then to preparing students for survival situations (e.g., ordering a meal); and finally to broader themes (e.g., current events). 
This progression is reinforced by a cyclical structure where vocabulary, grammar, and language functions are continuously reviewed and recycled. 
This release is enriched with contemporary culture and real-world scenarios that provide meaningful contexts for language acquisition.
  

Ante todo

2 En la universidad

3 La familia

4 De compras

5 En casa

6 Las estaciones y el tiempo

7 ¡A comer!

8 De viaje

9 Los días festivos

10 El tiempo libre

11 La salud

12 ¡Conectad@s!

13 El arte y la cultura

14 Las presiones de la vida

15 La naturaleza y el medio ambiente

16 La vida social y afectiva

17¿Trabajar para vivir o vivir para trabajar?

18 La actualidad



About the Author

Thalia Dorwick

Thalia Dorwick has taught at Allegheny College, California State University (Sacramento), and Case Western Reserve University, where she received her Ph.D. in Spanish in 1973. She has been recognized as an Outstanding Foreign Language Teacher by the California Foreign Language Teachers Association. Dr. Dorwick is the coauthor of several textbooks and the author of several articles on language teaching issues.

Ana María Pérez-Gironés

Ana María Pérez-Gironés is an adjunct Professor of Spanish at Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut. She received a Licenciatura en Filología Anglogermánica from the Universidad de Sevilla in 1985, and her M.A. in General Linguistics from Cornell University in 1988. Her professional interests include second language acquisition and the integration of cultural competence and technology in language teaching

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