Galeria de arte y vidaexpands your advanced students' knowledge of the Spanish language with a perfect blend of literature, structure, and conversation. Students travel the Spanish-speaking world to read selections from classic and contemporary Hispanic literature, to view masterpieces of painting and sculpture, and to meet the many changing faces that make up Hispanic culture. Galeria de arte y vidais composed of twelve cuadrosor units. Each cuadrois structured around a universal theme such as El arte, La fantasia, El humorismo, El indio... For example, in La mujer, students reflect on the influence of women in today's society. Each cuadroincludes four major sections: Para preparar la escenaprovides background material to introduce the unit theme. Para presentar la lecturafocuses on the literary content and authors and directs the students' approach to the selection by means of pre-reading activities. Para entablar conversacioncontains questions that promote conversation and relate personal experience to the readings and cuadro theme. Seleccioncontains a rich variety of authors and literary genres, including short stories, plays, songs, excerpts from novels, plays, and poetry. Para continuar conversandoimproves students' communicative skills by generating discussion topics related to the central themes of the readings.Adey, Margaret is the author of 'Galeria De Arte Y Vida' with ISBN 9780026765954 and ISBN 0026765950.