Mosaicos: Spanish as a World Language
Built on a foundation of interaction, communication, and culture, "Mosaicos" transforms the Spanish classroom into a dynamic forum for linguistic and ... Show synopsis Built on a foundation of interaction, communication, and culture, "Mosaicos" transforms the Spanish classroom into a dynamic forum for linguistic and cultural interchange. Lively and practical in approach, this book combines the very best elements of contemporary approaches to foreign language instruction. This book has presentation of vocabulary in context and concise grammar explanations supported by contextualized pair and group activities that progress in complexity gradually to aid students and, prepare them to communicate freely; scope and sequence dictated by the communicative needs of "beginning" students; frequent comprehension checks; pre-, during- and post-reading activities; process writing activities; an in-book listening component; numerous authentic documents; and cultural notes on the Spanish-speaking world. For readers interested in the Spanish language.