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Nakama 2 Enhanced, Student Edition 3rd Edition

NAKAMA 2 Enhanced is the second part of a two-year proficiency-oriented program that emphasizes practical communication and the development of listening, reading, writing, and speaking skills. The eleven thematic chapters, plus one preliminary chapter, focus on high-frequency communication situations; while chapter dialogues illustrate typical daily events representative in Japanese life and provide realistic contexts in which to learn vocabulary and grammar. Read More

Yukiko Abe Hatasa| Kazumi Hatasa| Seiichi Makino

©2021

Nakama 1 Enhanced, Student Text 3rd Edition

NAKAMA 1 ENHANCED is a complete, flexible introductory program designed to present the fundamentals of the Japanese language to college students. Presented in two parts, NAKAMA 1A and NAKAMA 1B, the program focuses on proficiency-based language learning, emphasizes practical communication and student interaction, and fosters the development of all four language skills and cultural awareness. Thematically organized chapters focus on high-frequency communicative situations and introduce users to the Japanese language and its three writing systems: hiragana, katakana, and kanji. Maintaining the program's balanced approach, the new edition features updated technology resources, new authentic art, and practical, contemporary vocabulary to enhance learning. Read More

Yukiko Abe Hatasa| Kazumi Hatasa| Seiichi Makino

©2021

AAUSC 2019 Volume 1st Edition

Endorsed by the AAUSC and published by Cengage, the Issues in Language Program Direction series strives to further AAUSC goals. The 2019 volume seeks to understand the reasons that large-scale paradigm change toward teaching language and culture as integrated and situated practices has not yet occurred. It evaluates why large-scale paradigm change is hard to achieve and presents models for curriculum development within paradigm change. Read More

Johanna Watzinger-Tharp| Kristen Michelson

©2021

Exploraciones Curso Intermedio 2nd Edition

EXPLORACIONES CURSO INTERMEDIO is an engaging program that will help you build proficiency in all the language skill and communicate in many contexts. This program also includes a full suite of learning aids to help you achieve at the intermediate level, including a mobile app with online flash cards, eReader, pronunciation quizzes, and more. Read More

Mary Ann Blitt| Margarita Casas| Mary Copple

©2020

Piazza, Student Edition 2nd Edition

MindTap for Melucci/Tognozzi's Piazza, 2nd edition helps you learn on your terms. Read More

Donatella Melucci| Elissa Tognozzi

©2020

¡A Que Sí! 5th Edition

¡A que sí! Fifth Edition is designed to encourage critical thinking and help you express yourself in Spanish. The Fifth edition gives you an opportunity for in-depth exploration of relevant contemporary issues and revolves around four main themes: Espacios: Públicos y privados, Encuentros y desencuentros, Patria Nación: Acercamientos, and De acá para allá. Each thematic unit is now supported by an authentic short film with accompanying engaging activities to inspire creative thinking and conversation. Read More

M. Victoria García Serrano| Annette Grant Cash| Cristina de la Torre

©2020

Conectados Communication Manual 2nd Edition

CONECTADOS is an innovative Introductory Spanish program that features a unique blend of online and in-class activities designed to help you connect with the Spanish-speaking world, academic disciplines, your classmates, and your instructor. CONECTADOS uses current technology that allows for a variety of media-rich activities, immediate feedback, and learning through discovery and analysis rather than lectures. Read More

Patti J. Marinelli| Karin Fajardo

©2020

Exploraciones 3rd Edition

EXPLORACIONES includes all of the key concepts that your instructors require and a full suite of learning aids to accommodate your busy lifestyle, including including a mobile app with online flash cards, eReader, pronunciation quizzes, and more. Read More

Mary Ann Blitt| Margarita Casas

©2020

Vorsprung 4th Edition

An innovative and lively first-year program, VORSPRUNG: A COMMUNICATIVE INTRODUCTION TO GERMAN LANGUAGE AND CULTURE, 3E uses a unique five-skills approach to help you develop realistic abilities in speaking, listening, reading, and writing German. Utilizing "focus on form" activities, the program presents a systematic, clear introduction to the essentials of German grammar and practices high-frequency structures and vocabulary in interactive activities. It also provides you with cultural knowledge relevant to your own life and then asks you to compare your culture to the habits and behaviors of the German-speaking people of Europe--providing you with a more enriching language experience. To prepare you for successful communication in today's rapidly changing world, VORSPRUNG exposes you to a wealth of spoken and written authentic textual materials and offers an array of in-class activities that provides ample opportunities for you to practice German in current contexts. Read More

Thomas A. Lovik| J. Douglas Guy| Monika Chavez

©2020

Liaisons, Student Edition 3rd Edition

LIAISONS is an innovative beginning-level French program. Components of the program are carefully linked together, allowing you to make connections with your classmates, your instructor, your community, and the French-speaking world. With an engaging mystery film shot on location in Montreal, Quebec, and Paris, the program provides a rich array of activities designed to stimulate interaction. Read More

Wynne Wong| Stacey Weber-Fève| Bill VanPatten

©2020

Encore Intermediate French, Student Edition 2nd Edition

ENCORE is an exciting intermediate-level French program that uses an engaging mystery film of the same title to help you to continue to learn about and appreciate the richness and beauty of the French language, and explore the fascinating and diverse cultures of France and the French-speaking world. The textbook ENCORE will help you solidify the vocabulary and grammar you learned in your elementary French courses while at the same time helping you to develop the language skills needed to become an intermediate-level user of French. Read More

Wynne Wong| Stacey Weber-Fève| Anne Lair| Bill VanPatten

©2020

AAUSC 2018 Volume - Issues In Language Program Direction 1st Edition

Endorsed by the AAUSC and published by Cengage Learning, the Issues in Language Program Direction series strives to further AAUSC goals-- improving second language instruction by developing language training programs, promoting research in second language acquisition, and establishing a forum for exchanging ideas, experiences, and materials among language programs. Read More

Johanna Watzinger-Tharp| Kate Paesani| Peter Ecke| Susanne Rott

©2020

Learn Chinese 1 1st Edition

Learn Chinese 1 is specially designed for the VCE course: Chinese Language, Culture and Society. It is also applicable to the VCE Chinese Second Language course and other Chinese programs at the senior level. Relating closely to the Chinese language strand prescribed in the VCE study design, it covers a wide range of topics such as family and school life, sports and leisure, travelling, and festivals and holidays. The book offers eight main topics and each topic consists of four related sub-topics or lessons. Students will acquire important Chinese vocabulary and grammar to help them access information about and communicate ideas on topics relevant to their everyday lives and the modern world. Read More

Jixing Xu| Wei Ha

©2020

Little Scholars' Series - Primary Chinese 4A 1st Edition

Little Scholars’ Series - Primary Chinese 4A 《状元学堂 • 乐思华文 4A》 is based on the latest Primary School Chinese Syllabus developed by the Ministry of Education, Singapore. It consists of nine exercises that correspond to the nine lessons in the primary Chinese textbook and one end-of-term revision paper. Read More

Confucius Institute

©2020

Atelier, Student Edition, Spiral Bound Version 1st Edition

ATELIER is your studio for learning French and francophone language and culture. With its blend of online learning tools and class activities, ATELIER guides your learning of French so that you are ready to communicate with others both in the classroom and online. ATELIER brings you the sights, sounds and stories of everyday life in tightly designed units centering on themes such as social life, academic studies, hobbies and food. Read More

Kim Jansma| Margaret Ann Kassen| Laurence Denié-Higney, Contributing Author

©2019

Juntos, Student Edition 1st Edition

JUNTOS provides everything you need to learn Spanish online, and a classroom manual full of activities and resources to support your progress. A five-step learning path -- Ready? Learn it! Practice it! Use it! Got it! -- makes it easy! Read More

Fernando Rubio| Tim Cannon

©2019

Rutas, Student Edition 1st Edition

The complete Rutas program encourages and enables your independent learning of Spanish, increasing not only your content mastery but also your confidence in your ability to communicate in Spanish with anyone in any context! Read More

Danielle Velardi| Roberta Lavine| Paula Croci

©2019

Éxito Comercial 7th Edition

Looking for the perfect guide to help you succeed in the Spanish-speaking business world? ÉXITO COMERCIAL: PRÁCTICAS ADMINISTRATIVAS Y CONTEXTOS CULTURALES, SÉPTIMA EDICIÓN will provide you with a solid foundation in business vocabulary, basic business and cultural concepts, and situational practice. By using the text, audio, and other web-delivered media, you will soon have the skills you need for success! Read More

Michael Scott Doyle| T. Bruce Fryer

©2019

Horizons, Student Edition 7th Edition

HORIZONS is a complete elementary French program that makes learning French easier through its step-by-step skill-building methodology, flexible and accessible approach to grammar and new vocabulary, and creative and sophisticated coverage of Francophone culture. Through varied interactive activities and clear grammar explanations, the text helps students communicate effectively in French while culturally connecting them to the Francophone world. HORIZONS features a clear, easy-to-follow structure that is ideal for instructors with any level of teaching experience. HORIZONS carefully guides students Compétence by Compétence, through their first year of elementary French. Read More

Joan H. Manley| Stuart Smith| John T. McMinn-Reyna| Marc A. Prévost

©2019

AAUSC 2017 Volume - Issues In Language Program Direction 1st Edition

Under current geo-political conditions of social, environmental, and economic fragility and instability, the need for education to cultivate empathy, heighten attentiveness to the biosphere, and augment commitment to civic engagement imposes itself with urgency (Rifkin, 2012). As fundamentally social-relational phenomena, semiotic agility and critical language awareness serve as critical resources for ameliorating and transforming selves, communities, and societies. These points suggest that instructed language education would benefit from greater integration with a variety of real world contexts and communities. In response to this need, contributions to this volume propose approaches to pedagogically mediated second language learning that link classroom activities with relevant social practices occurring outside of instructional settings. Read More

Stacey Katz Bourns| Sébastien Dubreil| Steven L. Thorne

©2019

Ichinese Book 4 1st Edition

iChinese Books 3 and 4 are designed for the IB Chinese B Standard Level (SL) and Higher Level (HL) courses. The themes and topics in this series align closely with the new IB syllabus. Each book contains interesting reading texts, useful vocabulary lists, concise grammar explanations, engaging classroom activities and plenty of examstyle exercises in all four language skills catered to both SL and HL courses. Developed by two experienced Chinese language teachers who were exposed to the new IB syllabus well in advance, iChinese meets all the requirements of the new IB syllabus. It is an all-in-one, ready-to-use material for teachers and students. Read More

Chen Draper| Victor Bao

©2019

Chinese Treasure Chest Vol. 3 (SC) 1st Edition

Building on the success and popularity of the first two volumes, Chinese Treasure Chest Volume 3 contains an abundance of exciting activities to enhance any Mandarin Chinese language program with students from grades PreK through 12. It offers many ready-to-use games, songs and chants, craft projects, delightfully illustrated student worksheets, and teacher-directed activities to help students learn Chinese as a foreign language. Read More

Marisa Fang| Helen Jung| Rosemary Firestein

©2019

Chinese Treasure Chest: Pinyin Practice Book - Finals (SC) 1st Edition

Pinyin Practice Books: Initials and Finals are supplementary materials of Chinese Treasure Chest Volumes 1, 2, and 3. With a focus on introducing the initial and final sounds, they provide useful pinyin and vocabulary practices for young learners and beginners of all ages. Pinyin Practice Book: Initials contains 63 worksheets and Pinyin Practice Book: Finals contains 68 worksheets. These fun activities will keep learners engaged as they develop literacy skills. The words and illustrations for each sound will appeal to the interest of young learners. The activities are designed to enable language learners to read words, identify sounds, and acquire substantial knowledge of the new language system. In time, they will be able to consolidate this information into patterns that lead to fluency in listening, speaking, reading, and writing in Chinese. Read More

Marisa Fang| Helen Jung| Rosemary Firestein

©2019

Chinese Treasure Chest: Pinyin Practice Book - Initials (SC) 1st Edition

Pinyin Practice Books: Initials and Finals are supplementary materials of Chinese Treasure Chest Volumes 1, 2, and 3. With a focus on introducing the initial and final sounds, they provide useful pinyin and vocabulary practices for young learners and beginners of all ages. Pinyin Practice Book: Initials contains 63 worksheets and Pinyin Practice Book: Finals contains 68 worksheets. These fun activities will keep learners engaged as they develop literacy skills. The words and illustrations for each sound will appeal to the interest of young learners. The activities are designed to enable language learners to read words, identify sounds, and acquire substantial knowledge of the new language system. In time, they will be able to consolidate this information into patterns that lead to fluency in listening, speaking, reading, and writing in Chinese. Read More

Marisa Fang| Helen Jung| Rosemary Firestein

©2019

Chinese Treasure Chest: Chinese New Year (Student Workbook) 1st Edition

Chinese Treasure Chest: Chinese New Year (Student Workbook) is a fantastic collection of materials for students to explore the rich traditions of China’s most popular holiday, and, at the same time, enhance their Chinese proficiency level. This special workbook edition will help students learn about all aspects of the entire Chinese New Year Festival. It can be used by individual students or groups of students in schools or cultural programs. Read More

Marisa Fang| Helen Jung| Rosemary Firestein

©2019

Chinese Treasure Chest Volume 3 (TC) 1st Edition

Building on the success and popularity of the first two volumes, Chinese Treasure Chest Volume 3 contains an abundance of exciting activities to enhance any Mandarin Chinese language program with students from grades PreK through 12. It offers many ready-to-use games, songs and chants, craft projects, delightfully illustrated student worksheets, and teacher-directed activities to help students learn Chinese as a foreign language. Read More

Marisa Fang| Helen Jung| Rosemary Firestein

©2019

Chinese Treasure Chest Volume 1 (TC, Second Edition) 2nd Edition

Chinese Treasure Chest is an unprecedented collection of ready to-use games, songs, craft projects, delightfully illustrated student worksheets and teacher-directed activities to help pre-school and elementary students learn Chinese as a foreign language. It offers a wide variety of activities of different difficulty levels to facilitate differentiated instruction in mixed-ability classrooms and across grade levels. This second edition of Chinese Treasure Chest is a valuable resource that every Chinese teacher can use to enhance your lessons. Our new and past users will discover a treasure trove of fun, meaningful, content-related lessons through which students can learn Chinese and develop an appreciation for the Chinese culture. This two-volume teaching resource contains over 700 ready-to-use games, songs, craft projects, attractively illustrated worksheets, and teacherdirected activities designed around themes in the elementary curriculum. It is organized into 12 monthly sections to fit the school year. Each section begins with teacher notes that state the learning objectives and difficulty level of each activity, and offer suggestions on how to implement an activity to get the best results. Students learn the Chinese language and culture through games, songs, crossword puzzles, cut-outs, picture cards, TPR activities, role-play, chants and conversations. Also included are seasonal activities to help students celebrate special events and holidays of each month (e.g., Chinese New Year, Valentine’s Day, and Dragon Boat Festival). Read More

Marisa Fang| Helen Jung| Rosemary Firestein

©2019

Chinese Treasure Chest Volume 2 (TC, Second Edition) 2nd Edition

Chinese Treasure Chest is an unprecedented collection of ready to-use games, songs, craft projects, delightfully illustrated student worksheets and teacher-directed activities to help pre-school and elementary students learn Chinese as a foreign language. It offers a wide variety of activities of different difficulty levels to facilitate differentiated instruction in mixed-ability classrooms and across grade levels. This second edition of Chinese Treasure Chest is a valuable resource that every Chinese teacher can use to enhance your lessons. Our new and past users will discover a treasure trove of fun, meaningful, content-related lessons through which students can learn Chinese and develop an appreciation for the Chinese culture. This two-volume teaching resource contains over 700 ready-to-use games, songs, craft projects, attractively illustrated worksheets, and teacherdirected activities designed around themes in the elementary curriculum. It is organized into 12 monthly sections to fit the school year. Each section begins with teacher notes that state the learning objectives and difficulty level of each activity, and offer suggestions on how to implement an activity to get the best results. Students learn the Chinese language and culture through games, songs, crossword puzzles, cut-outs, picture cards, TPR activities, role-play, chants and conversations. Also included are seasonal activities to help students celebrate special events and holidays of each month (e.g., Chinese New Year, Valentine’s Day, and Dragon Boat Festival). Read More

Marisa Fang| Helen Jung| Rosemary Firestein

©2019

VS EBK: ICHINESE BOOK 1 1st Edition

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CHEN DRAPER, VICTOR BAO, ANGELA WU

©2019

VS EBK: ICHINESE BOOK 2 1st Edition

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ANGELA WU, VICTOR BAO, CHEN DRAPER

©2019

Mise Au Point 6th Edition

Designed for Intermediate French courses, Mise au point supports students as they move along their journey to learning more advanced and sophisticated French, complementing and building upon what they have learned in previous courses. The goal is to help students become autonomous, lifelong French learners by immersing them in all aspects of the language. In the new edition, the authors use various activities that help students engage, discover, and apply what they are learning. The accompanying Cahier offers even more opportunities for practice with the vocabulary, idiomatic structures, and grammar points from each chapter. It also includes one set of translation exercises per chapter. Read More

Michel Parmentier| Muriel Péguret| Catherine Phillips| Mirela Cherciov

©2018

Encore Intermediate French, Student Text 1st Edition

ENCORE is an exciting intermediate-level French program that uses an engaging mystery film of the same title to help you to continue to learn about and appreciate the richness and beauty of the French language, and explore the fascinating and diverse cultures of France and the French-speaking world. The textbook ENCORE will help you solidify the vocabulary and grammar you learned in your elementary French courses while at the same time helping you to develop the language skills needed to become an intermediate-level user of French. Read More

Wynne Wong| Stacey Weber-Fève| Anne Lair| Bill VanPatten

©2018

¿Cómo Se Dice…? Student Text 11th Edition

¿CÓMO SE DICE . . . ? Eleventh Edition's updated visuals and clearly-explained grammar presentations provide you with an easy-to-use and engaging introduction to Spanish. This edition has a complete technology package that includes online grammar, vocabulary, and cultural activities written by the authors -- as well as audio recordings and videos -- to make sure you understand course concepts and are ready for exams. Read More

Ana C. Jarvis| Raquel Lebredo| Francisco Mena-Ayllón

©2018

Transitions 1st Edition

TRANSITIONS is an innovative intermediate Chinese course that focuses the learner on the active learning of daily communication skills, complemented with topics and vocabulary that center around the life of the learner. It also builds a solid foundation for students who plan to study abroad. Read More

Phyllis Zhang

©2018

Nakama 2 3rd Edition

NAKAMA 2 is the second part of a two-year proficiency-oriented program that emphasizes practical communication and the development of listening, reading, writing, and speaking skills. The eleven thematic chapters, plus one preliminary chapter, focus on high-frequency communication situations; while chapter dialogues illustrate typical daily events representative in Japanese life and provide realistic contexts in which to learn vocabulary and grammar. Read More

Yukiko Abe Hatasa| Kazumi Hatasa| Seiichi Makino

©2018

AAUSC 2016 Volume - Issues In Language Program Direction 1st Edition

Many foreign language departments have developed innovative curricula with the goal of overcoming two-tiered structures that often separate language instruction at the lower levels from upper division content coursework. However, language departments rarely extend their articulation efforts to include pre-collegiate experiences even though recent educational reforms have significantly altered not only the skill sets, but also needs and expectations of students entering college. In addition to attending to vertical interfaces, successful language curricula integrate horizontally with academic and professional units outside the language department. This volume furthers the existing knowledge base on the collegiate foreign language curriculum by providing a K-20 perspective on the achievement of curricular coherence. It is intended for a broad audience, but in particular language program directors, to help them address the critical transitions that language learners face during their progression from public schools through undergraduate programs and into graduate education. Read More

Per Urlaub| Johanna Watzinger-Tharp| Stacey Katz Bourns

©2018

Exploraciones Curso Intermedio, Enhanced 1st Edition

EXPLORACIONES CURSO INTERMEDIO Enhanced is an engaging program that will help you build proficiency in all the language skill and communicate in many contexts. This program also includes a full suite of learning aids to help you achieve at the intermediate level, including tear-out chapter review study cards, online self-quizzes, new grammar videos, downloadable flash cards, feedback on your answers, and more. Read More

Mary Ann Blitt| Margarita Casas| Mary Copple

©2018

Conectados (With Communication Manual, Enhanced And Ilrn Heinle Learning Center, 4 Terms (24 Months) Printed Access Card) 1st Edition

CONECTADOS is an innovative Introductory Spanish program that features a unique blend of online and in-class activities designed to help you connect with the Spanish-speaking world, academic disciplines, your classmates, and your instructor. CONECTADOS leverages its online platform to incorporate a variety of media-rich activities, immediate feedback, and learning through discovery and analysis rather than lectures. Read More

Patti J. Marinelli| Karin Fajardo

©2018

Ichinese Book 3 1st Edition

iChinese Book 3 (爱汉语 第三册) is a coursebook based on the new syllabus for International Baccalaureate® (IB) Language B Standard Level (SL) and Higher Level (HL). It consists of 10 units that are organized according to themes. Structured in a way that caters to the learning needs at different levels (SL and HL), each unit contains three main reading passages and one main passage for SL and HL respe ctively. These passages are carefully selected to reflect authentic language use in the Chinese-speaking world as well as to introduce students to interesting aspects of Chinese culture and communities. Following each passage are important vocabulary with pinyin and English translation, explanations of useful language points, as well as plenty of class and post-lesson exercises and activities to reinforce learning. Additional practices in listening, speaking, reading and writing are offered after the main reading passages. All exercises are modelled on the exam question types in the new IB syllabus. iChinese Book 3 is also available as an e-book (ISBN 978-981-4839-12-9). To order: • email asia.info@cengage.com (for customers in Asia) • visit www.vitalsource.com/products/ichinese-book-3-victor-siye-bao-v9789814839129?term=ichinese+book+3 (for customers outside Asia) Read More

Chen Draper| Victor Bao

©2018

Nexos 4th Edition

NEXOS, Fourth Edition, invites you to play an active role in your language and cultural learning experience. Your experience is personalized through a variety of features, starting with a quiz to determine your dominant learning preference, and then with strategies and activities keyed to these preferences throughout the program. The activities support you in learning grammar based on your individual preferences. Tools such as KWL charts -- graphic organizers that allow you to map out what you're learning -- promote your course success by encouraging you to reflect on what you know about a concept or a topic as well as what you need help with or would like to learn more about. In addition, a storyline video is integrated with the program, providing an engaging way to learn grammar and vocabulary. Read More

Sheri Spaine Long| María Carreira| Sylvia Madrigal Velasco| Kristin Swanson

©2017

Voces De Hispanoamérica 5th Edition

VOCES DE HISPANOAMÉRICA, the market-leading anthology, features the most distinguished authors of Spanish-American literature from the pre-colonial period to the present. Introductory essays and literary selections, combined with many historical and literary references, make this text an invaluable resource. Through detailed essays that focus on each historical period, this 5th edition provides the necessary background information for you to effectively study, analyze, and evaluate literary works. Read More

Raquel Chang-Rodríguez| Malva E. Filer

©2017

Vorsprung 3rd Edition

An innovative and lively first-year program, VORSPRUNG: A COMMUNICATIVE INTRODUCTION TO GERMAN LANGUAGE AND CULTURE, ENHANCED 3rd Edition, uses a unique five-skills approach to help you develop realistic abilities in speaking, hearing, reading, and writing German. Utilizing “focus on form” activities, the program presents a systematic, clear introduction to the essentials of German grammar and practices high-frequency structures and vocabulary in interactive activities. It also provides you with cultural knowledge relevant to your own life and then asks you to compare your culture to the habits and behaviors of the German-speaking people of Europe--providing you with a more enriching language experience. To prepare you for successful communication in today’s rapidly changing world, VORSPRUNG exposes you to a wealth of spoken and written authentic textual materials and offers an array of in-class and online activities that provides ample opportunities for you to practice German in current contexts. Read More

Thomas A. Lovik| J. Douglas Guy| Monika Chavez

©2017

Liaisons: An Introduction To French (Book Only) 2nd Edition

Liaisons: An Introduction to French (Book Only) Read More

Wynne Wong| Stacey Weber-Fève| Bill VanPatten

©2017

Kaleidoskop 9th Edition

KALEIDOSKOP features a flexible four-skills, student-centered approach that promotes communication and focuses on the literature and culture of the German-speaking world. KALEIDOSKOP is essentially two books in one--a cultural and literary reader ("Lektuere" with 10 "Themen"), and a comprehensive review of grammar (Kapitel). The 9th Edition also features a fully integrated short film (Kurzfilm) in every other chapter. Reading plays an important role in this text, with exercises for listening, speaking and writing revolving around the wide range of authentic reading selections, including: advertisements, charts, newspaper and magazine articles, letters, e-mails, forum mails, polls, interviews, biographies, songs, poems, and fiction. Read More

Jack Moeller| Simone Berger| Anja Wieden

©2017

AAUSC 2015 Volume - Issues In Language Program Direction 1st Edition

Integrating the arts in foreign language curricula enables us to connect language to other semiotic spaces and cultural productions such as theater, the fine arts, art history, architecture, music, museum cultures, and literature. By embracing the notion of "texts" as socially, historically, and culturally situated practices, of which the written text is but one product, we can conjoin the basic literacy of reading and writing with a broader range of visual, aural, and spatial signifying acts. Understood in this way, the arts become a source and stimulus for not only textual analysis and communicative exchange, but also subjective response and emotional experience. In other words, by interacting with art--evaluating, interpreting, experiencing, embodying, and even producing it, in any one of its many forms--learners can understand culture as a process in which they are motivated to participate as subjects. This process can deepen the cognitive, social, aesthetic, and subjective dimensions of language learning. While many new instructors have interest or expertise in the use of one or more art forms, we cannot assume that they know how to incorporate the arts in their lesson plans. Our teacher training programs, therefore, have the potential to be transformative sites, where the concept of foreign language literacy and literacies takes shape through effectively varied pedagogical practices. This volume will not only provide a concrete vision for approaches to materials and learning goals, but also suggest directions for teacher training and long-term professional development for integrating the arts. Read More

Lisa Parkes| Colleen Ryan| Stacey Katz Bourns

©2017

Spanish For Social Services Enhanced Edition: The Basic Spanish Series (Book Only) 2nd Edition

Spanish for Social Services Enhanced Edition: The Basic Spanish Series (Book Only) Read More

Ana C. Jarvis| Raquel Lebredo

©2017

Spanish For Law Enforcement Enhanced Edition: The Basic Spanish Series (Book Only) 2nd Edition

Spanish for Law Enforcement Enhanced Edition: The Basic Spanish Series (Book Only) Read More

Ana C. Jarvis| Raquel Lebredo

©2017

Savoir Dire, Enhanced 2Nd Edition (With Premium Web Site Printed Access Card) 2nd Edition

Aimed at advanced French students without an extensive linguistics background, SAVOIR DIRE clearly and accessibly explains all major features of standard French pronunciation. The text successfully integrates pronunciation practice into all the major components of general French study: language, linguistics, culture, and literature. This edition provides a fresh view of contemporary French pronunciation. Read More

Diane Dansereau

©2017

Taches D'encre 4th Edition

Using a process-writing approach, this third-year composition text will help students master their writing skills in order to become confident authors, who have found their voice in written French. The text is set up in a workbook format and is written entirely in French, except for the first chapter. Each chapter begins and ends with a creative writing exercise. In between these "book-ends", students will broaden their repertoire of related speech acts, vocabulary, grammatical structures and stylistic elements as illustrated by their usage a literary piece, journalistic selection, or informal writing, drawn from the rich repertoire of Francophone (written) production (expression). Read More

H. Jay Siskin| Cheryl L. Krueger| Maryse Fauvel

©2017

Manual De Gramática 6th Edition

MANUAL DE GRAMÁTICA is the most reliable grammar reference. It combines vivid, easy-to-use charts with detailed grammar explanations in English supported by clear examples. The text covers all major grammatical rules of Spanish and provides real-world applications of all grammar points, making it an invaluable reference tool that you will turn to time and again in your Spanish courses. And, by choosing MANUAL DE GRAMÁTICA in an online format through iLrn: Language Learning Center, you can review mini-lessons on grammar, pronunciation, and vocabulary to study and supplement in-class lessons! Read More

Eleanor Dozier| Zulma Iguina

©2017