From the Publisher
The Lights, Camera, Spanish package features the original feature-length
film Sol y viento, which serves as an dramatic centerpiece for learning the
Spanish language. Set in the lush Chilean wine country, Sol y viento tells
the story of a Chilean family and their winery that is threatened by a
corporate takeover. The young American businessman charged with closing the
deal gets swept up in the family and their lives learning the true meaning
of love, forgiveness, and loyalty in the process.
Created specifically for language learners, Sol y viento presents new
language within the context of an engaging storyline. The 90-minute DVD is
divided into ten episodes for easy viewing. The DVD has both English and
Spanish subtitle options.
In the Lights, Camera Spanish book, the reader studies key vocabulary and
dialog from the film before watching each episode. After viewing each
episode, the reader completes written and oral exercises to reinforce new
skills and test for comprehension. The book also highlights grammar points
such as key verbs and tenses. A vocabulary list at the end highlights more
than 3,000 key Spanish terms. In each chapter, an enfoque cultural section
explores a cultural point featured in the film.
From the Inside Flap
An innovative, film-based Spanish program features an original
movie on DVD created specifically for language learners to teach Spanish
basics -- perfect for advanced beginners and intermediate-level students.