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CLARO QUE SÍ! Seventh Edition, takes a functional, integrated skills approach specifically designed to help you develop skills that are critical in learning Spanish. When using CLARO QUE SÍ! you will acquire communicative skills as you gain awareness of Hispanic cultures. The program's practical, relevant themes, lively practice, and engaging technology components get learners communicating early and confidently. The exciting new seventh edition contains a greater focus on the cultures of Spanish-speaking countries and has two new video blogs in each chapter to provide input of chapter functions and vocabulary. CLARO QUE SÍ! keeps you motivated as you learn and explore the many cultures of Spanish-speaking world.

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Lucia Caycedo Garner is from Colombia. She taught language and pedagogy courses for more than thirty years at the University of Wisconsin, Madison before her retirement. She is the author of IMÁGENES, CLARO QUE SÍ! FUENTES: CONVERSACIÓN Y GRAMÁTICA, FUENTES: LITERATURA Y REDACCIÓN, and EN PAREJAS 1, 2, 3 Y 4. She was an ACTFL OPI tester and trainer. She was a frequent presenter at the local, state, and national levels. She was also a contributor to the University of Wisconsin Spanish Placement Exam.

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CAPITULO PRELIMINAR: !BIENVENIDOS AL MUNDO HISPANO! Las presentaciones. Los saludos y las despedidas. Paises de habla espanola y sus capitals. Expresiones para la clase. Deletreo y pronunciacion de palabras: El alfabeto. Acentuacion (Stress). Cultura.Countries with most Spanish-speakers. Tu vs. usted; Use of adios; The abrazo and besos; Spanish in the world; Changes in the Spanish alphabet. CAPITULO 1. 'QUIEN ES? (HISPANOS EN LOS ESTADOS UNIDOS). Para ver. Mi video blog numero 1. Vocabulario esencial I. Los numeros del cero al cien: Using numbers. Las nacionalidades (singular): Identifying nationalities, stating national origins. Gramatica para la comunicacion I. Talking About Yourself and Others (Part I): Subject Pronouns. Asking and Giving One's Name: Llamarse. Stating Origin: Ser + de, ser + nationality. Indicating One's Age: Tener. Nuevos horizontes. Reading Strategy: Scanning. Lectura: "Los hispanos en los Estados Unidos." Vocabulario esencial II. Las ocupaciones: Discussing occupations. Para ver. Mis padres y amigos. Gramatica para la comunicacion II. Talking About Yourself and Others (Part II): Subject Pronouns in the Singular and Plural. The Verbs llamarse, tener, and ser. Occupations and Adjectives of Nationality. Asking Information and Negating: Question formation; Negating. Mas alla. Cancion: "La bamba," Los lobos. Video: "Herencia hispana" from Azteca America. Cultura. Use of two last names; Reading telephone numbers; How to refer to people from the U.S.; Hispanics presence in the US workforce; Spanish words used in English and English words used in Spanish; The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo and Mexican immigration; bilingualism; Cities in the US with Spanish names; Different faces of Hispanics. Material reciclado. Introductions (P); Forms of address (P); Country names (P). CAPITULO 2. 'TE GUSTA? (CUBA, PUERTO RICO, LA REPUBLICA DOMINICANA Y PANAMA). Para ver. Una visita a Puerto Rico. Vocabulario esencial I. * La habitacion de un estudiante universitario: Identifying household objects. Gramatica para la comunicacion I. Using Correct Gender and Number: Gender. Plural Formation. Expressing Likes and Dislikes (Part I): Gustar. Expressing Possession: The Preposition de; Possessive Adjectives. Nuevos horizontes. Reading Strategy: Identifying Cognates. Lectura: "Facultad de Ciencias de la Computacion: Consejo de Estudiantes." Writing Strategy: Connecting Ideas. Vocabulario esencial II. Acciones: Using verbs to describe actions. Los dias de la semana: Creating a weekly schedule. Para ver. Planes para la Republica Dominicana y Panama. Gramatica para la comunicacion II. Expressing Likes and Dislikes (Part II): Gustar. Expressing Obligation and Making Plans: Tener que and ir a. Mas alla. Canciones: "!Vive! "Estrellitas y duendes" y "Merengue con letra," Milly Quezada. Video: "Se queda en ti" from Visit Panama. Cultura. History of Puerto Rico from colonization to US Commonwealth; Where college students live; Baseball in the Caribbean; University systems including the facultad; Indigenous populations of the Caribbean including Kunas and Tainos; Music in the Caribbean including merengue, bachata, bolero, salsa and regueton; Carnaval de las Tablas. Material reciclado. Tener (1); Ser (1); Question formation (1); Negation (1). CAPITULO 3. 'QUE HACES HOY? (COSTA RICA Y NICARAGUA). Para ver. Una entrevista en Playa Jaco. Vocabulario esencial I. Lugares: Expressing destination. Gramatica para la comunicacion I. Indicating Location: Estar + en + place. Talking About the Present (Part I): The Present Indicative of Regular Verbs. Talking About the Present (Part II): Verbs with Irregular yo Forms. Nuevos horizontes. Reading Strategy: Dealing with Unfamiliar Words. Lectura: "'Que hacer este fin de semana en San Jose?" Writing Strategy: Using Models. Vocabulario esencial II. El fisico y la personalidad: Ser + Adjective. Las emociones y los estados: Estar + Adjective. Para ver. Hay familias... y... FAMILIAS. Gramatica para la comunicacion II. Describing Yourself and Others: Adjective Agreement; Position of Adjectives; Ser/estar + Adjective. Discussing Actions in Progress: Present Indicative and Present Progressive. Mas alla. Cancion: "!Pura vida!" Chino Espinosa y los Duenos del Son. Video: "Sin ingredientes artificiales" from the Instituto costarricense de turismo. Pelicula: "Sugar." Cultura. Sarchi; Costa Rican democracy and Oscar Arias; Specialty stores vs. mercados vs. supermercados vs. hipermercados; Nicaragua a land of lakes, volcanoes, and poets; El Gueguense; Luis Enrique Mejia; Sonia Chang Diaz; Connotations of the word familia. Material reciclado. Origin (P); Nations (P); Class subjects (2); Common nouns (1, 2); Gustar (2); Tener que (2). CAPITULO 4. UN DIA TIPICO (BOLIVIA, ECUADOR Y PERU). Para ver. Mi dia tipico. Vocabulario esencial I. Las partes del cuerpo: Identifying parts of the body. Acciones reflexivas: Discussing daily routines. Gramatica para la comunicacion I. Describing Daily Routines: Reflexive Verbs. The Personal a. Nuevos horizontes. Reading Strategy: Predicting. Lectura: "Machu Picchu: El lugar misterioso de los incas." Writing Strategy: Brainstorming and Outlining. Vocabulario esencial II. Los meses, las estaciones y el tiempo: Talking about the weather. Las fechas: Discussing dates. Para ver. Las vacaciones. Gramatica para la comunicacion II. Talking About Who and What You Know: Saber and conocer. Pointing Out: Demonstrative Adjectives and Pronouns. Mas alla. Cancion: "Esta es mi tierra," Eva Ayllon. Video: "La vida en estado puro" from the Ministerio de Turismo del Ecuador. Cultura. The geographic and ethnic diversity of Peru; Francisco Pizarro; Proverbs (dichos); Incas and Machu Picchu; seasons and academic calendar in the Southern Hemisphere; Lake Titicaca; the Galapagos; the cajon and charango as part of Criolla music;.Material reciclado. Present indicative (3); Estar (3); Expressions of time (2, 3); Cardinal numbers (1); Ser and estar with adjectives (3); Occupations (1). CAPITULO 5. LOS PLANES Y LAS COMPRAS (MEXICO). Para ver. 'Que hacemos hoy? Vocabulario esencial I. La hora, los minutos y los segundos: Telling time. Las sensaciones: Expressing feelings with tener. Gramatica para la comunicacion I. Expressing Habitual and Future Actions and Actions in Progress: Stem-changing Verbs. Nuevos horizontes. Reading Strategy: Activating Background Knowledge. Lectura: "Celebraciones mexicanas." Writing Strategy: Sequencing. Vocabulario esencial II. Los colores: Using colors to describe. La ropa y los materiales: Shopping for clothes. Para ver. El desfile de modas. Gramatica para la comunicacion II. Indicating Purpose, Destination, and Duration: Para and por. Indicating the Location of a Person, Thing, or Event: Estar en and ser en. Mas alla. Cancion: "24 horas," Cafe Tacuba. Video: Mexico: Vive lo tuyo. Cultura. Places to visit in Mexico City; Birthday celebrations; Daily routine; Hispanics and time; Importance of meals; Store and restaurant hours; Mexican festivities; Oaxaca; La guayabera y el rebozo; Diego Rivera and Frida Khalo. Material reciclado. Tener (1, 2); Descriptive adjectives (3); Ser/estar (3); Days of the week (2); Gustar (2); Cardinal numbers (1); Present indicative (3). CAPITULO 6. AYER Y HOY (COLOMBIA Y VENEZUELA). Para ver. El padre de Julieta. Vocabulario esencial I. Los numeros del cien al millon: Asking and giving prices. Preposiciones de lugar: Discussing location. Gramatica para la comunicacion I. Talking About the Past: The Preterit (Regular Verbs; Ir, ser, and hacer; Time Expressions Including Hace... que + Preterit). Indicating Relationships: Prepositions and Prepositional Pronouns. Nuevos horizontes. Reading Strategy: Skimming. Lectura: "La leyenda de Guatavita"; "El dorado." Writing Strategy: Chronological Order. Vocabulario esencial II. La familia de Julieta: Family relationships. Para ver. La boda en Caracas. Gramatica para la comunicacion II. Using Indirect-Object Pronouns. Using Affirmative and Negative Words. Mas alla. Cancion: "'Cuando fue?" Victor Escalona. Video: "Venezuela te espera," Ministerio del Poder Popular de Turismo. Pelicula: Maria llena eres de gracia. Cultura. Facts about Colombia: Museo del Oro, Bogota, and La Catedral de Sal; Tallest falls in the western hemisphere; Gustavo Dudamel (Venezuelan conductor); Family and the responsibility of its members; Venezuela. Material reciclado. Clothing (5); Cardinal numbers (1); Days of the week and other time divisions (2); Present indicative (3, 4, 5); Ir a + infinitive (2). CAPITULO 7. LOS VIAJES (ESPANA). Para ver. Paseando por Madrid. Vocabulario esencial I. El telefono: Placing phone calls. En el hotel: Making hotel reservations. Gramatica para la comunicacion I. Talking About the Past: Irregular Verbs in the Preterit. Change of Meaning in the Preterit. Stem-Changing Verbs in the Preterit. Expressing the Duration of an Action: Hace + Time Expression + que + Verb in the Present. Nuevos horizontes. Reading Strategy: Identifying Main Ideas. Lectura: "Historia de Espana." Writing Strategy: The Paragraph. Vocabulario esencial II. Medios de transporte: Discussing transportation. El pasaje y el aeropuerto: Carrying out travel arrangements. Para ver. 'Pasajeros tipicos? Gramatica para la comunicacion II. Indicating Time and Age in the Past: Ser and tener. Avoiding Redundancies: Direct-Object Pronouns. Mas alla. Cancion: "Al Andalus," David Bisbal. Video: I need Spain: Mas espacio para las viviencias. Cultura. Information on Spain; Tourism and historical monuments in Spain; Making phone calls; Cellular phone and text messaging; Different cultures in Spanish history; Paradores in Spain; Languages spoken in Spain; Don Juan Tenorio. Material reciclado. Large numbers (1, 6); Time expressions; Hace que + Preterit (6); Question words (1); Preterit (6). CAPITULO 8. LA COMIDA Y LOS DEPORTES (GUATEMALA, HONDURAS, AND EL SALVADOR). Para ver. Comida casera en un restaurante guatemalteco. Vocabulario esencial I. La comida: Planning a meal; ordering food at a restaurant. Gramatica para la comunicacion I. Expressing Likes, Dislikes, and Opinions: Using Verbs Like gustar. Avoiding Redundancies: Combining Direct and Indirect-Object Pronouns. Using ya and todavia. Nuevos horizontes. Reading Strategy: Finding References. Lectura: "El padre Antonio y el monaguillo Andres," Ruben Blades. Writing Strategy: Avoiding Redundancy. Vocabulario esencial II. Los deportes: Talking about sports. Para ver. !!Gooooooooooooolllll!!! Gramatica para la comunicacion II. Describing in the Past: The Imperfect. Mas alla. Cancion: "Te encontrare," Ricardo Arjona. Video: "El Salvador tiene todo incluido, " Ministerio de Turismo y Corsatur. Cultura. Tikal, Copan and Joya de Ceren; Regional foods; Setting the table for an elegant meal; Courses of a meal (platos); Salvadoran Restaurant menu; Comercio justo and coffee exports; Soccer, baseball and other sports; Garifunas; Childhood fantasies; Christmas customs; Holy Week in Antigua, Guatemala. Material reciclado. Indirect- and direct-object pronouns (6, 7); Gustar (2); Preterit (6, 7). CAPITULO 9. COSAS QUE OCURRIERON (ARGENTINA, CHILE, PARAGUAY AND URUGUAY). Para ver. Un accidente en las vacaciones. Vocabulario esencial I. La salud: Explaining medical problems; consulting a doctor. Los medicamentos y otras palabras relacionadas. Gramatica para la comunicacion I. Narrating and Describing in the Past: The Preterit and the Imperfect. Time expressions. Nuevos horizontes. Reading Strategy: Approaching Literature. Lectura: "Tragedia," Vicente Huidobro. Writing Strategy: Narrating in the Past. Vocabulario esencial II. El carro: Describing problems with a car; renting a car. Para ver. El cruce de la frontera a Chile. Gramatica para la comunicacion II. Expressing Past Intentions and Responsibilities: Iba a + infinitive and tenia/tuve que + infinitive. Saber and conocer in the Imperfect and Preterit. Describing: Past Participle as an Adjective. Mas alla. Cancion: "Te recuerdo Amanda," Francesca Ancarola. Video: "Uruguay en un sabor," Ministerios de Turismo y Deporte. Pelicula: El secreto de sus ojos. Cultura. Information about Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay; Customs surrounding el mate; Car sizes; Information about Chile; "Cuadrados y angulos," Alfonsina Storni; Gabriela Mistral and Pablo Neruda. Material reciclado. Parts of the body (4); Verbs like gustar (8); Question words (1); Preterit (6, 7); Adjective agreement (3). CAPITULO 10. ARQUITECTURA Y MEMORIA. Para ver. En busca de departamento. Vocabulario esencial I. Los numeros ordinales: Sequencing events. Las habitaciones de una casa: Describing the layout of a house; renting an apartment. Gramatica para la comunicacion I. Using Affirmative and Negative Words. Talking About the Unknown: The Present Subjunctive. Nuevos horizontes. Reading Strategy: Using the Dictionary. Lectura: "No quiero," Angela Figuera. Writing Strategy: Pastiche. Vocabulario esencial II. En la casa: Talking about the kitchen, the bathroom, and furniture. Para ver. Amueblando el departamento. Gramatica para la comunicacion II. Giving Advice and Stating Desires: Other Uses of the Subjunctive. Mas alla. Cancion: TBD. Video: El dia de los muertos. Cultura. El portero; Famous architects; Popularity of cycling; What to do with secondhand belongings; The Spanish Civil War; Censorship in post-Civil War Spain; Different types of outdoor markets. Material reciclado. Present indicative (3, 4, 5); Geography (P); Nationalities (3); Descriptive adjectives (3); Affirmative and negative words (6); Indirect-object pronouns (6); Preterit (6, 7); Colors (5). CAPITULO 11. EL TIEMPO LIBRE. Para ver. Estamos aburridos. Vocabulario esencial I. Los pasatiempos: Leisure-time activities. Gramatica para la comunicacion I. Expressing Doubt and Certainty: Contrasting the Subjunctive and the Indicative. Saying How an Action is Done: Adverbs Ending in -mente. Nuevos horizontes. Reading Strategy: Understanding the Writer's Purpose. Lectura: TBD - Most likely a magazine/newspaper article. Writing Strategy: Describing and Giving Your Opinion. Vocabulario esencial II. La vida saludable: Discussing eating habits. La preparacion de la comida: Preparing a meal; sharing a recipe. Para ver. La tortilla de patatas. Gramatica para la comunicacion II. Giving Instructions: The Passive se. Other Uses of para and por. Expressing Emotions: More Uses of the Subjunctive. Mas alla. Cancion: TBD. Video: Ritmos. Cultura. TBD. Material reciclado. Gustar (2); Indirect-object pronouns (6); Preterit (6, 7); Ya and todavia (8); Telling time (6); Por and para (5). CAPITULO 12. EL CAMPO Y LA CIUDAD. Para ver. La vida en la ciudad. Vocabulario esencial I. La geografia: Describing geographical features. Como llegar a un lugar: Giving directions. Gramatica para la comunicacion I. Making Comparisons (Part I): Comparisons of Inequality; The Superlative. Making Requests and Giving Commands (Part I): Commands with usted and ustedes. Nuevos horizontes. Reading Strategy: The Importance of Background Knowledge. Lectura: TBD. Writing Strategy: Comparing and Contrasting. Vocabulario esencial II. TK. Para ver. La propuesta. Gramatica para la comunicacion II. Making Comparisons (Part II): Comparisons of Equality. Making Requests and Giving Commands (Part II): Commands with tu. Mas alla. Cancion: TBD. Video: El biblioburro. Pelicula: El laberinto del fauno. Cultura. Music; El tango; Proverbs; Gestures; Latin American geography; Tunas; El flamenco; Typical Andean instruments; La salsa. Material reciclado. Preterit and Imperfect (8, 9); Adjective agreement (3); Question words (1). CAPITULO 13. DERECHOS UNIVERSALES. Para ver. La matanza de Tlatelolco. Vocabulario esencial I. La vida politica: Discussing politics. La personalidad: Describing personality traits. Gramatica para la comunicacion I. Review of Narrating and Describing in the Past: The Preterit and the Imperfect. Asking and Requesting: Preguntar vs. pedir. Talking about Unintentional Occu...

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