Entrevistas: An Introduction to Language and Culture (Student Edition + Listening Comprehension Audio Cassette + CD-ROM)
By Davis, Robert L., Siskin, H. Jay, and Ramos, Alicia
An exciting new entry in the beginning Spanish market, Entrevistas (Interviews) fulfils the market demand for an innovative treatment of culture within a four-skills approach. A manageable fifteen chapters, Entrevistas has as its principal objective the development of communicative language proficiency and the integration of culture as a content area into the language acquisition process. Entrevistas sets itself apart from other first-year Spanish texts through the integration and treatment of authentic (real) speech samples in the text, video, audio, and website.


DOI: 10.1036/0072353503

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Author Biography

Robert L. Davis is Associate Professor and the Director of the Spanish Language Program at the University of Oregon. He teaches courses in Spanish language, historical linguistics, and teaching methodology. His interests include language pedagogy and materials development, in particular the development of language skills within content-based instruction. He has written articles on language pedagogy, materials development, and language program direction.

H. Jay Siskin received his Ph.D. from Cornell University in Romance and French linguistics. He is Director of the Language Lab at Cabrillo College. Dr. Siskin has written numerous articles and reviews that have appeared in such journals as Foreign Language Annals, The French Review, The Canadian Review of Modern Languages, the ADFL Bulletin and the MLJ. His research interests include autobiographical narrative and the teaching of culture.


Entrevistas: An Introduction to Language and Culture (Student Edition + Listening Comprehension Audio Cassette + CD-ROM)
Author(s): Davis, Robert L., Siskin, H. Jay, and Ramos, Alicia
ISBN: 0072353503
DOI: 10.1036/0072353503

Format: Mixed media.
Pub date: 14 Aug 2000
Copyright: 2000
$78.44 US
Product Line: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages

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