This rich, diverse collection features more than 50 authentic and accessible literary selections by classical and contemporary Spanish and Latin American writers. Appropriate for use at the intermediate level in combination with other Spanish texts or as the main text in a literature, conversation/composition, or culture course, Aventuras literarias is designed to accompany the intermediate core text, ¡Continuemos! 7/e.
Designed to promote critical thinking about literature, this reader develops students' ability to read and understand authentic works, to express their ideas orally and in writing, and to employ literary terms and concepts in analyzing content and style.
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Designed for intermediate-level students, Aventuras literarias assembles over 50 authentic and accessible literary selections by classical and contemporary Spanish and Latin American writers. Packaged with a free 90-minute recording of key selections, the 12 chapters of the text progress from simpler, shorter readings to lengthier or more complex works. Aventuras literarias includes brief introductory information, in Spanish, on the author and style of each reading, along with glosses and footnotes that define new vocabulary terms and explain cultural points. Vocabulary exercises, comprehension questions, literary analyses, and discussion and composition activities also enrich students' understanding.About the Author:
Ana C. Jarvis, a native of Paraguay, was born in Asuncion and attended school in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She received her Ph.D. in Spanish from the University of California, Riverside, in 1973. Dr. Jarvis retired from Chandler-Gilbert Community College after a long and distinguished career. Prior to CGCC, she taught at Mesa Community College; the University of California, Riverside; San Bernardino Valley College; Brigham Young University; and Riverside City College. In addition to authoring numerous Spanish textbooks, she has published several short stories in Spanish. In 1988, she was chosen as "Faculty Member of the Year" at Chandler-Gilbert Community College.
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Book Description D.C. Heath, 1983. Book Condition: Fair. N/A. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP89528332
Book Description D.C. Heath. Paperback. Book Condition: Good. Only lightly used. Book has minimal wear to cover and binding. A few pages may have small creases and minimal underlining. Bookseller Inventory # G0669053392I3N00
Book Description D.C. Heath. Paperback. Book Condition: VERY GOOD. Cover and pages show some wear from reading and storage. May have light creases on the cover and binding. Some pages may contain writing and or highlighting. Bookseller Inventory # 2599602815
Book Description D.C. Heath. Paperback. Book Condition: GOOD. Good clean copy with no missing pages might be an ex library copy; Possibly may have minor marginal notes and or highlighting. Bookseller Inventory # 2694188629
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Book Description D.C. Heath, 1983. Paperback. Book Condition: Good. Good condition, some are ex-library and can have markings. Bookseller Inventory # GD-263-29-1352601