The Pasos 1 Course Pack, fourth edition, provides a complete learning package and is the best choice for self-study learners. It includes the Coursebook, audio CDs (3 hours of recordings), 1 DVD with 12 videos, 2 Support Books containing a key to the exercises and recording transcripts.
What is Pasos 1?
A best-selling multi-media Spanish course for adult learners
Pasos 1, fourth edition, is the first part of the best-selling two-stage Spanish course for adult learners who are either starting from scratch or who have a basic knowledge of the language. Whether learning for work or pleasure, at home or in the classroom, Pasos gives a thorough grounding in the language, enabling learners to speak, read, write and understand a language spoken by over 400 million people. It has been fully updated and revised in this new edition.
-14 full-colour units include a range of everyday themes such as meeting people, shopping, making plans, talking about work and family and travelling
-Authentic reading, listening and video materials are used throughout for a range of activities based on everyday Spanish in Spain and Latin America
-Clear explanations and examples make the grammar easy to absorb
-The Rinc n cultural feature presents short pieces of cultural interest about contemporary Spain and Spanish
-Interactive online quizzes and exercises let you reinforce your learning at home or in the classroom
-Covers the skills and structures needed for the UK GCSE examination
What will I learn in Pasos 1?
Key language structures and communication
Pasos 1 introduces the key structures of the language over 14 thematic lessons with the emphasis placed firmly on communication. Authentic reading and listening materials are used extensively for a wide range of lively activities based on everyday situations in Spain and Latin America.
Vocabulary and grammar
From the outset, a realistic range of registers and vocabulary encourage development of the essential skill of comprehension. Clear examples and explanations make the grammar easy to absorb, and emphasis is placed on the acquisition of a wide range of essential vocabulary from an early stage.
Culture and skills for daily life
This edition takes account of developments in modern life, such as new technology and practical communication. Units begin with a Prep rate page of activities and include plenty of grammar tasks. The Rinc n Cultural feature presents short texts of cultural interest and each unit ends with an Autoevaluaci n self-assessment checklist enabling students to review what they have learned.
- Publication Date:
- 01 / 09 / 2015