With EMC's new ground-breaking middle and high school program, students build Spanish language and cultural proficiency through authentic communication activities and engaging cultural interaction. ¡Qué chévere! takes Spanish teaching and learning to awesome new heights.
This digital supplement is designed to address the needs of heritage and native speakers, as well as provide practice for the AP* Spanish Language and Culture Exam. With 42 levels in each of the two levels, this is a perfect companion piece to ¡Qué chévere!
*AP is a trademark registered by the College Board, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse this product
The journey begins here!
Set your students on a path to discovering and learning languages with EMC's Exploring Spanish, an introductory program intended to present Spanish language and culture to young, beginning language learners. It is perfect for use in middle school FLEX and FLES programs. It can also be used as part of a formal 7th and 8th grade language course or as supplementary material in a first-year high school class. With Exploring Spanish your students will get a taste of the Spanish language and culture through 20 thematic units covering topics of high interest: food, music, art, literature, geography, and so much more! Engage them in listening, speaking, reading, and writing Spanish while using functional and relevant vocabulary.
Student and teacher eBooks and eWorkbook are available for delivery on all laptops, desktops, and mobile devices and feature audio and interactive activities.
The Exploring Spanish Teacher's Guide eBook also includes access to the following:
The Teacher's Guide Contains:
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EMC's T'es branché? program responds to the needs of today's learners, for whom technology is at the center of their learning. With an essential question at the heart of each unit, T'es branché? provides engaging experiences for students with the French language and francophone culture, treating them as social actors, not passive recipients of culture.
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3-level German Program ©2017
Welcome to EMC's Deutsch Aktuell program, where students interact with German language and culture through engaging activities, and group or class projects. Students advance their language skills through real-life communication, cultural interactions and integrated technology.
An essential question anchors student learning, such as:
Interpersonal Speaking skills are developed in real-life communicative interactions with a partner or group. Interpersonal Writing may involve responding to an e-mail message or a message on social media. Presentational Speaking and Writing activities allow students to share their lives and opinions with classmates and other German-speaking communities online.
Interpretive Communication activities ask students to demonstrate their understanding through activities rather than answering questions.
Students interact with the products, perspectives, and practices of German-speaking cultures while making comparisons to cultural aspects of their own communities. Students investigate and analyze cultural perspectives that underlie the practices in the German-speaking world.
Students relate cultural products to understanding the meaning of divergent perspectives within the cultures of the German-speaking world.
Key words in activity models are highlighted in yellow to help slower-paced students. Additional vocabulary and literary selections allows advanced students to proceed at a faster pace.
Activities for different learning styles and subject area interests in which students make connections are provided.
Ideas for project-based learning and assessment are included in the Machen wir weiter! section. There is always one activity that designates the student to work in a group or as a class in order to build communities within the school or online.
3-level Chinese Program ©2017
Welcome to EMC's Zhēn Bàng! program, where students interact with Chinese language and culture in awesome, everyday ways. Get students talking about family, friends, school, home, meals, shopping and more conversing in pairs and groups. Zhēn Bàng! integrates language and culture seamlessly and provides technology resources that are easy to use for students and teachers. What an awesome way to learn the Chinese language!
Interpersonal speaking activities engage students to use real-life communication skills in a partner or group setting. Interpretive communication activities direct students to focus on meaning and analysis of content Presentational speaking and writing activities guide students through the process of gathering information and presenting it within a cultural context.
The first level of the Zhēn Bàng! textbook includes a six-lesson Foundation section. Each lesson includes: Geography/History, Pronunciation, Classroom Expressions, and Chinese Characters. The Foundation provides students with the building blocks for Chinese language and culture. Start the series with this section and hasten future Chinese language learning. Watch your students experience “Ah ha!” moments as they advance through the textbook units with knowledge gained in the Foundation
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