"Those who know nothing of foreign languages, know nothing of their own."
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Español Santillana Key Ideas
1. A motivating story
2. The integration of culture into the units
3. An organization based on motivation and learning
4. An edition for Florida
Study at any level, from beginner
Levels 1 and 2, there are four desafíos per unit.
Levels 3 and 4, there are three desafíos per unit.
Desafíos are challenges.
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and range of expressions
The Structure of a Desafío
Each Desafío constists of culture, vocabulary, and grammar.
The desafío begins with a text in which the characters talk about their challenge using the target vocabulary and grammar in context.
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In general, the most commonly used and standard Spanish terms have been chosen, rather than regional variants. Whenever possible, words close to their English counterparts (cognates) have been included. The basic criteria for the selection of vocabulary were frequency use and relevance to students' everyday life, interests, and needs.