This dual-platform multimedia CD-ROM contains clips from the Nexos video program with related activities and corresponding video script. Students can do these activities before or after watching the complete video episodes, which are also included on the CD-ROM. The CD-ROM helps students practice each chapter's vocabulary and grammar, and provides immediate feedback so that they can monitor their progress. Each chapter includes art- and listening-based activities and the opportunity to record selected responses to help students develop their reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills. As students work, they can access a grammar reference and a Spanish-English glossary.
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Sheri Spaine Long (Ph.D., UCLA) is an award-winning professor and Chair of the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures at the University of Alabama at Birmingham where she teaches language, literature, and culture courses at all levels. She has also directed study abroad programs in Latin America and Spain. Her research includes Madrid as a literary invention in contemporary Spanish prose and the development of materials for content-based language instruction. Since 2006, she has been the Editor of Foreign Language Annals, the official journal of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL). She has served on the Board of Directors of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages and the Board of Directors of the Southern Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages. Her publications include six co-authored college textbooks as well as over 40 scholarly articles, notes and reviews on literature, culture, and foreign language education and policy. Awards from her university and professional organizations include the UAB Outstanding Woman Faculty Member (2005), special recognition in international education from the Universidad de Jaén (2007), and the 2008 UAB Minority Health and Research Center Charles Barkley Excellence in Mentoring Award.
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Book Description Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH), 2004. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Har/Com. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0618496092