Gramática en acción provides straightforward grammar explanations that are written in plain English. Explanations are easy for students to understand, and contain plenty of examples for a thorough grammar review.
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Mary McVey Gill has co-authored numerous books in Spanish including EN CONTACTO: LECTURAS INTERMEDIAS,and Hablemos español,. She worked in academic publishing for many years and co-authored Tapestry II: Listening/Speaking, a book for English language learners.
Brenda Wegmann received a Master's degree in Spanish literature from the University of Wisconsin and taught Spanish for seven years at Boston University and Northeastern University before moving to Canada in 1974. Since then she has lived with her family in Edmonton while teaching Spanish at the University of Alberta in the Department of Extension and writing Spanish and ESL textbooks, as well as trade books. Among her publications (written in collaboration with outstanding co-authors) are the following: PERSPECTIVAS, EN CONTACTO (for intermediate university Spanish), MOSAIC 1 & 2 (for ESL readers), PRONTO Y PRACTICO (Practical Spanish for Canadians), STREETWISE SPANISH DICTIONARY / THESAURUS, LAUGH 'N LEARN SPANISH (co-authored with cartoonist Lynn Johnston of "For Better or For Worse"), TUNE UP YOUR SPANISH, and most recently, THE RED-HOT BOOK OF SPANISH SLANG AND IDIOMS.
Teresa Méndez-Faith was born in Asuncion, Paraguay. She received her PhD at the University of Michigan in 1979. She currently resides in New England. An essayist, literary critic and college professor, she teaches Hispanic-American literature at Saint Anselm College, New Hampshire. She has authored several books including Paraguay: Novela y Exilio (1985) and Nuevos contextos: Doce cuentistas contemporáneos de Hispanoamérica (2002), and is co-author of four Spanish textbooks. Teresa Méndez-Faith has been awarded several academic distinctions, including two postgraduate scholarships from the National for Endowment the Humanities, the AAUP "Teacher of the Year" prize at her college (1990) and, also that same year, the "Sears-Roebuck Foundation Teaching Excellence and Campus Leadership Award".
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Book Description Heinle & Heinle Pub, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 7. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX003034722X
Book Description Heinle & Heinle Pub, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 003034722X