Spanish Level 1/Beginner Book (Student Edition) + Online Access Code (24 months)
Online Access Code is delivered via email upon purchase.
Breaking the Spanish Barrier Level 1/Beginner assumes no prior knowledge of Spanish. With essential vocabulary, grammar fundamentals and up-to-date cultural information, our core text is everything you need for a full year’s course. It starts from the very beginning by introducing simple words and phrases that can be used right away.
- The “First Steps” lesson also presents all the sounds of the Spanish language so that students can develop an authentic accent. Theme-based vocabulary offers students opportunities to learn words relevant to their daily lives at home, school, and beyond
- An action-packed dialogue series appears throughout the book offering students reading and listening comprehension practice
Throughout the chapters, easy-to-understand explanations unravel these essential building blocks of language:
- nouns, pronouns, adjectives, verbs, adverbs, conjunctions, and prepositions
- the present, preterite, imperfect, and progressive tenses
- formal commands
The "online access code" provides 24 months of access to the online version of the print textbook and can be activated whenever you are ready to begin! The online textbook integrates audio, video, cultural articles, answers, beautiful pictures of sites of interest, and notable people from Spanish speaking countries. The exercises are interactive. A student can click on any single answer, see immediately if he/she is right or wrong, and view the correction. There are also responsive flashcards with sound files, oral questions, video instructional capsules. But the content -- explanations, exercises, dialogues are exactly the same as the print book. Online access provides access to more tools that may appeal to different learning styles, especially auditory and visual learners.
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