Composicion by Guadalupe Valdes
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Proceso Y Sintesis 5th Revised edition

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Composicion by Guadalupe Valdes

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"Composicion: Proceso Y Sintesis" is designed for use in the advanced Spanish composition course to help students develop the ability to perform the writing tasks that are generally expected of Spanish majors and minors. Since the publication of the first edition, instructors in this course have conveyed an increased interest in the development of functional, purposeful language skills, and the authors factored this into their revision. This fifth edition also takes into account recent findings in writing research, and owes many of its improvements to the helpful feedback from those who have used this best-selling textbook for more than twenty years. With the CourseSmart e Textbook version of this title students can save up to 50 per cent off the cost of a print book, reduce their impact on the environment, and access powerful web tools for learning. Faculty can also review and compare the full text online without having to wait for a print desk copy. For maxiumum portability, e Textbooks can be viewed on an iPhone or iPod Touch, and they can be printed.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780073513140
ISBN-10: 0073513148
Format: Paperback
(231mm x 185mm x 12mm)
Pages: 336
Imprint: McGraw Hill Higher Education
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Mi Lengua by Guadalupe Valdes Mi Lengua, Paperback (April 2003)

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Author Biography - Guadalupe Valdes

Guadalupe Valdes is a Professor of Spanish and Portuguese and Professor of Education at Stanford University. She works in the areas of Socio-linguistics and Applied Linguistics, and has published numerous articles in one of her concentrations, the teaching of Spanish to both monolingual speakers of English and bilingual Hispanics. Professor Valdes is the author of four Spanish-language textbooks, two of which focus on teaching Spanish to bilingual Hispanics. She served as a member of the editorial boards of several journals, including Modern Language Journal, Bilingual Review, and Hispanic Journal of the Behavioral Sciences. Trisha Dvorak is Senior Program Manager with Educational Outreach at the University of Washington. She has coordinated elementary language programs in Spanish and taught courses in Spanish language and foreign language methodology. Professor Dvorak received her Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics from the University of Texas at Austin. She has published books and articles on aspects of foreign language learning and teaching and is co-author of Composicion: Proceso y sintesis, a writing text for third year college students. Thomasina Pagan Hannum is a retired Spanish teacher. She currently works as a Consultant on Language Testing with the Bilingual Unit of the State Education Department of New Mexico, and frequently presents workshops on writing in the language classroom. She received her MATS from the University of New Mexico and has completed considerable additional study in spanish Linguistics. She is co-author of Como se escribe, a text for Spanish-English bilingual students at the secondary level, a contributing writer for Paso a paso, a Spanish-language series for secondary students, and co-author of Un paso mas, a workbook for bilingual students to accompany Paso a paso.

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