Motivos de conversación: Essentials of Spanish (Student Edition + Listening Comprehension Audio Cassette)
By Nicholas, Robert L. and Dominicis, María Canteli
Motivos de conversación, among the briefest texts available, introduces student to the essentials of beginning Spanish grammar, vocabulary, and culture without overwhelming them. Its hallmarks are a simple, easy-to-follow organization, a strong emphasis on culture, and a complete package.

DOI: 10.1036/0072406135

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Author Biography

Robert L.Nicholas is Professor Emeritus of Spanish at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His from the University of Oregon;he has been at Wisconsin since 1965. His scholarly interests focus on the modern period of Spanish literature, especially the twentieth-century theater and novel. He has published numerous articles in addition to his books, The Tragic Stages of Antonio Buero Vallejo;Unamuno, narrador;and El sainete erio. He has been the recipient of several research grants from the Graduate School of the University of Wisconsin, and for years directed teaching assistatnts in the beginning Spanish course at the University of Wisconsin. More recently, he has served as departamental chairman. He has authored or coauthored several high school and college Spanish textbooks,including ¡En camino!and ¡Adelante!

María Canteli Dominicis, Professor of Spanish at St. John's University, New York, was born in Cuba and has been teaching college-level Spanish in the United States since 1961. She holds a degree of Doctora en Filosofía y Letras from the University of Havana and a Ph.D. from New York University. Professor Dominicis is the author of Don Juan en el teatro español del siglo XX and Escenas cotidianas, a textbook for intermediate-level conversation courses. She is a coauthor of a number of college textbooks, including Casos y cosas (an intermediate conversation text),¡En camino! and ¡Adelante! At St. John's University, Professor Dominicis has recently served as chairperson of the Department of Modern Foreign Languages. At the present time, she is the coordinator of the Spanish Division and the director of the language laboratory.

Motivos de conversación: Essentials of Spanish (Student Edition + Listening Comprehension Audio Cassette)
Author(s): Nicholas, Robert L. and Dominicis, María Canteli
ISBN: 0072406135
DOI: 10.1036/0072406135

Format: hardcover.
Pub date: 4 Feb 2000
Copyright: 2000
$75.31 US
Product Line: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages

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