an introduction to Spanish, part I, episodes 1-26DVD - 2002? | Spanish
Series uses the popular telenovela format to present vocabulary, structures, and functions in a natural, conversational way, emphasizing comprehension through context and actions. Story line involves Raquel Rodríguez, an attorney from Los Angeles, who is hired by an aging Mexican industrialist to investigate a long-buried secret about his past. Her task takes her to Mexico City, Seville, Madrid, Buenos Aires, Rio de Janeiro, and Puerto Rico, providing exposure to many varieties of spoken Spanish as well as Latino cultures. Many fascinating characters provide cultural and linguistic diversity through lively discussions of history, geography, local foods and customs.
Publisher: Burlington, Vt. : Annenberg/CPB Collection, [2002?]
Characteristics: 6 videodiscs (DVD) (ca. 780 min.) :,sd., col. ;,4 3/4 in.