historia, política, sociedades y culturas
Author: Clara Mojica-Díaz,Lourdes Sánchez-López
Publisher: 500 Tips
Category: Civilization, Hispanic
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"El Mundo Hispanohablante Contemporaaneo: historia, polaitica, sociedad y cultura is a comprehensive and innovative course for advanced students of Spanish. Offering a constructivist approach to the study of the contemporary civilizations, cultures and histories of the Spanish-speaking world, the course focuses on learning as an active process that enables learners to develop high-level critical thinking skills through the exposure, examination and discussion of a variety of authentic films, songs and literary texts. Divided into two parts: Part One covers Socio-Political Changes while Part Two looks at Globalization. High-interest topics covered include: politics, economic developments, behaviours, identity, immigration, attitudes, believes, and cultural products. Each chapter begins with an introduction to the general topic followed by various activities that lead students to critically analyse a range of authentic materials. Learners are able to practice higher level critical-thinking and linguistic skills through a wealth of exercises which culminate in a capstone section at the end of each chapter that guides students to a final production using the concepts learned and sources utilized throughout the lesson"--Provided by publisher.