Exam board: International Baccalaureate Level: IB Diploma Subject: Spanish First teaching: September 2018 First exams: Summer 2020 Develop competent communicators who can demonstrate a sound conceptual understanding of the language with a flexible course that ensures thorough coverage of the updated Spanish B Guide and is designed to meet the needs of all IB students at Standard and Higher Level. - Empower students to communicate confidently by exploring the five prescribed themes through authentic texts and skills practice at the right level, delivered in clear learning pathways. - Ensure students are able to produce coherent written texts and deliver proficient presentations with grammar and vocabulary introduced in context and in relation to appropriate spoken and written registers. - Improve receptive skills with authentic written texts, audio recordings spoken at a natural pace, and carefully crafted reading and listening tasks. - Promote global citizenship, intercultural understanding and an appreciation of Hispanic cultures through a wide range of text types and cultural material from around the world. - Deliver effective practice with a range of structured tasks within each unit that build reading, listening, speaking and writing skills. - Establish meaningful links to TOK and CAS, and identify learner profile attributes in action. The audio for the Student Book is FREE to download from www.hoddereducation.com/ibextras
Translation, Print and Culture in Britain, 1473-1640
Author: Sara K. Barker
The importance of 'Renaissance Cultural Crossroads' lies in its appreciation and promotion of the multi-faceted reach of translation in Britain from the arrival of printing until the the outbreak of the civil war, highlighting the impressive number and wide variety of works translated.
This Student Book provides a grammar-led approach with extensive exam preparation to develop independent, culturally aware students of German, ready for the exam. This book is endorsed by Cambridge International Examinations for the latest IGCSE® (0525) and International Level 1/Level 2 Certificate (0677) syllabuses. Extensive use of German reflects the style of the exams and, with specific advice and practice, it helps students use the acquired skills to their best ability. Topics on German-speaking cultures are integrated throughout to ensure students gain the cultural awareness that is at the heart of this qualification. - Develop students' ability to use German effectively - Stretch and challenge students to achieve their best grades - Ensure the progression required for further study at A-level or equivalent - Provide insight and encourage a positive attitude towards other cultures The book provides up-to-date content following a clear sequencing of topics designed specifically for teaching German at this level. It is designed to develop spontaneous, confident linguists who are able to progress to further study of German. - Teacher Resource + Audio-CDs (ISBN 9781471833076) includes all recordings and transcripts together with detailed guidance, editable vocabulary lists, cultural PowerPoints and interactive quizzes - Grammar Workbook (ISBN 9781471833182) Vocabulary is also available online at Vocab Express, an interactive learning application Visit www.vocabexpress.co.uk/hodder for more information.
The go-to sentence-building guide now includes a brand-new, fully comprehensive review chapter! You’ve learned the fundamentals of Spanish grammar, like spelling, word meanings, and parts of speech. Now it’s time to take the next step and put them all together to communicate complete ideas. Practice Makes Perfect Spanish Sentence Builder, Second Edition guides you through the process of putting the “parts” of Spanish together correctly, from connecting words into clauses to writing original sentences to creating whole paragraphs. You’ll get where you want in no time through Practice Makes Perfect’s systematic, crystal-clear approach to building sentences. Practice Makes Perfect Spanish Sentence Builder, Second Edition features: • Clear explanations of how to apply grammar to create well-formed sentences • Numerous examples of correctly-formed Spanish sentences • Lesson reinforcement with copious practice exercises, include multiple choice, sentence-correction, and building new sentences from scratch • Answer key, including suggestions for creative exercises
The most comprehensive way to learn Spanish – with five bestselling books in one! Drawn from five workbooks from the bestselling Practice Makes Perfect series, this powerhouse volume features all the knowledge and practice you need to master Spanish. With Practice Makes Perfect: Complete Spanish All-in-One, you will build your Spanish vocabulary, straighten out your sentences, overcome your fear of verb tenses, master the intricacies of grammar, and much more. This value-packed workbook covers all the facets of Spanish and offers thorough explanations that are reinforced by hundreds of hands-on practice exercises. You will, or course, get plenty of practice, practice, practice using all your new Spanish skills. Whether you are learning on your own or taking a beginning Spanish class, Practice Makes Perfect: Complete Spanish All-in-One will help you master Spanish in no time at all. THE BONUS APP THAT ACCOMPANIES THIS BOOK PROVIDES: ● FLASHCARDS to aid memorization of all vocabulary items● STREAMING AUDIO for hundreds of exercise answers to model your pronunciation● PROGRESS TRACKER to assess your progress Practice Makes Perfect: Complete Spanish All-in-One helps you: ● Learn Spanish vocabulary● Get a solid grasp on grammar● Determine when to use different verb tenses● Master spelling and punctuate rules● Converse confidently in your new language● Build correct sentence structures
Take your language skills to the next level and learn to communicate like a native Spanish speaker! Practice Makes Perfect: Intermediate Spanish Grammar, Second Edition helps you take your grammar skills to a higher level and gives you the confidence to speak and write in your new language. This book leads you through Spanish grammar using concise, easy-to-understand language, keeping you focused on achieving your goal of total fluency. Building on the skills you have already learned, the book reinforces your understanding and usage of grammar topics such tenses and moods. You’ll learn how to communicate in Spanish using idiomatic expressions with the appropriate structures—verbs, prepositions, nouns, pronouns, and adjectives—in a variety of contexts. Focusing on the practical aspects of communicating in Spanish, each grammar point is clearly explained with the help of realistic examples. Comparisons with English grammar make understanding the new information easier. Exercises in a variety of formats provide you with ample opportunity for practice. Practice Makes Perfect: Intermediate Spanish Grammar, Second Edition features:•Answers to specific questions that intermediate language learners have •Example sentences illustrating and clarifying each grammar point •Engaging and extensive exercises for practice •Reading passages based on a theme or cultural item to improve your reading comprehension and vocabulary development •Access to audio recordings of the answers to most exercises, streamed through the unique McGraw-Hill Education Language Lab app•An answer key for reference and quick feedback, and more
Con destino a la comunicación (Authors: Paul Chandler, Rafael Gómez, Constance Kihyet, Michael Sharron) is an innovative intermediate level (2nd or 3rd year) text and accompanying workbook. Throughout its 15 chapters, students work on the development of their conversation and composition skills in Spanish while exploring interesting themes and intriguing questions. An authentic reading in each chapter also helps students to develop reading skills. An audio component is integrated into both the core textbook and the workbook. This text is a collaboration with McGraw-Hill Higher Education, WGBH, and the Annenberg/CPB Project.
The 2-in-1 Bilingual Dictionary of 75,000 Phrases, Idioms, and Word Combinations for Rapid Reference
Author: Whit Wirsing
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Category: Foreign Language Study
Get instant access to thousands of common Spanish phrases As you know it is next to impossible to deduce the Spanish equivalents of common English phrases such as "take a break" or "have an idea" using only a bilingual dictionary. That's where The Ultimate Spanish Phrase Finder comes in. Containing 37,000 common phrases and idiomatic expressions in each language, The Ultimate Spanish Phrase Finder gives you invaluable guidance on phrase construction, along with a range of synonyms to choose from. Examples--including common proverbs and book and movie titles--provide you with vivid illustrations of how specific word combinations are used in everyday contexts in Spain and Latin America.