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1 The only Spanish series with five levels! © 2009

2 Authors: -Levels 1-3 Alejandro Vargas Bonilla in collaboration -Level 4 Graciela Ascarrunz Gilman -University of CA, Santa Barbara Nancy Levy-Konesky -Yale College Karen Daggett -Boston College Page count: varies by level approx. 500 Price: TBD

3 Who is our competition? McDougal Littel: Avancemos 1-4 (2007) Prentice Hall: Realidades 1-3 (2008) Glencoe: Buen Viaje 1-3 (2008) Holt: Exprésate 1-3 (2008)

4 Target Customers ¡Aventura! Level 1 Middle School/Junior High (one or two year program) ¡Aventura! ¡A toda vela! Levels 1-5 High Schools ¡Aventura! 4 Schools using another series for levels 1-3 ¡A toda vela! Level 5 AP® (Advanced Placement) Prep classes International Baccalaureate (IB) Native Speakers

5 Textbook ¡Aventura! Electronico (Interactive Textbook CD with Vocabulary Games) On-line Textbook (Interactive coming in 2009) Workbook Grammar and Vocabulary Exercises Interactive Flashcards and Flashcards Maker ¡Aventureros! (Video, Vocabulary & Comprehension, packaged with PE) ¡Aventura! Juegos CD i-CULTURE (Online) Student Resources

6 Annotated Teachers Edition CD/ Lesson Planner Textbook Audio (CD or Download) Communicative Activities Activities for Proficiency TPR Storytelling manual Listening activities (CD or Download) Testing materials with ExamView DVD Program (episode for every chapter) Overhead Transparencies (electronic or acetate) ¡Otra Vez! Flash cards, Teachers Edition i-CATCHER videos on DVD i-CULTURE(Online) Teacher Resources

7 Navegando to ¡Aventura! PE 1. New covers and title of the series 2. New design for chapter's openers that includes a new element: El cuarto misterioso activity 3. New photorealistic art to introduce vocabulary 4. New design for some sections (Idioma, Cultura viva, Viento en popa, etc.) 5. New design for some icons and boxes (pair icon, internet access, ¡Extra! box, Strategy box, etc.) 6. New art for some activities and many updated photographs 7. New color palette to identify each chapter 8. New video section at the end of each chapter on the Repaso page 9. The technology activity in each Proyectos Adicionales section has been highlighted using a design element 10. Same content and it hasn't been reflowed.

8 F ATE 1. Added correlations page by page to the National Standards 2. More extensive correlations in the ATE (more components correlated, track numbers and CD numbers) 3. Complete new front matter more user friendly 4. New teacher notes to accompany new chapter openers 5. Up-to-date country statistics 11. Up-to-date information in Cultura viva sections and other sections when applicable 12. New bonus ¡Aventureros! Videos on CD included with every PE 13. New direction line added before each Palabras y expresiones section at the end of each lesson 14. Cultura viva sections are now numbered 1 and 2 in each lesson 15. New i-Culture icon to direct students on each chapter opener 16. New design trea tment for the activity numbers

9 Easy-to-Use More Types of Practice 5 Cs (Communication, Cultures, Connections, Comparisons & Communities)

10 Review 2 Self- Reviews per Chapter End of Chapter Chapter 10 Review Chapter 1 2 Self- Reviews per Chapter End of Chapter Chapter 10 Review Chapter 1 2 Self- Reviews per Chapter End of Chapter Chapter 10

11 Can I complete Aventura in one year with traditional scheduling pacing guides? 9 Chapters (Ch. 10 Review) X 18 Days per Chapter 162 Days of Instruction Easy-to-Use More Types of Practice 5 Cs

12 Can I complete Aventura in one year with block scheduling pacing guides? 9 Chapters (Ch. 10 Review) X 9 Blocks per Chapter 81 Blocks of Instruction Easy-to-Use More Types of Practice 5 Cs

13 Easy-to-Use More Types of Practice Soap Opera DVD 5 Cs

14 Easy-to-Use More Types of Practice 5 Cs

15 Do you have several types of practice? 65 ( ) Sets of Practice X 5 Practice Exercises Over 325 Practice Exercises Easy-to-Use More Types of Practice 5 Cs

16 Easy-to-Use More Types of Practice 5 Cs

17 Easy-to-Use Clear Grammar Lessons More Types of Practice 5 Cs

18 Easy-to-Use Modelo Group Practice Paired Activities More Types of Practice 5 Cs

19 Easy-to-Use More Types of Practice Reading 5 Cs

20 Easy-to-Use Writing Cross-Curricular Practice More Types of Practice 5 Cs

21 Now I Can… Trabalenguas DVD Follow-up

22 Spiraled Content Review Teachers Resources

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24 Internet Activities Karaoke(no longer available) Videos News Articles

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26 Advanced Spanish Possible Course Sequences

27 Easy-to-Use More Type Practice 5 Cs (Communication, Cultures, Connections, Comparisons & Communities)

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29 Tabbing Guide Scope and SequenceTE 4-7 At a glanceTE 8-9 Textbook TourTE Sample Lesson PlanTE Games and activitiesTE Transcripts AudioTE AP curricular requirementsTE 68 Chapter opener1-3 (1-2) Vocabulary and grammar in context4-8 (3-19) Grammar fill-ins (AP)9-10 (20, 22) Lea, escuche y escriba/presente (AP)11 (24) Reading 16 (31…) Listening24 (52…) Participate in a conversation (AP)25 (54) Writing26 (55…) Speaking27 (60…) Projects28 (63) Vocabulary29-31 Writing template479 Rubrics480…

30 The Target Customer AP® (Advanced Placement) Prep classes International Baccalaureate (IB) Schools looking for a Level 5 Advanced Spanish classes Native Speakers classes College in the Schools (CIS) College or University Spanish

31 The Complete Program Textbook –© 2008, 528 pages –authored by Carmen Herrera –Spanish teacher at the Dalton School in New York City –International Teaching Experience Paul Lamontagne –Advanced Placement Spanish Language Exam Reader –Advanced Placement Spanish Language Exam Table Leader –Advanced Placement Spanish Language Exam Question Leader

32 Teacher Resources –Annotated Teachers Edition –Textbook Audio Program –Workbook Answer Key with Audio –ExamView ® with Assessment Audio –Web Activities The Complete Program

33 Student Resources –Textbook –Workbook with Audio –Web Activities The Complete Program

34 1 st thematic textbook specifically created for the new AP® format Teaches advanced vocabulary and reviews four years of grammar Communicative and integrated skills approach EMC can provide teachers with the AP required course audit Distinguishing Features

35 Organization 8 chapters 2 lessons each chapter Lesson A-general, high interest topics, more fun, level 4 appropriate Lesson B-serious topics, level 5 (AP) ** Use of authentic texts for reading and listening requires students to make inferences, synthesize information, draw conclusions and present opinions **

36 Meets the College Boards requirements for an AP ® class text No more gathering materials from various sources – ¡A toda vela! is a complete program What are the benefits? Future plans for the College Board include adapting the AP Exam to a more thematic format… ¡A toda vela! is the only thematic complete AP program on the market *

37 Competitors Wayside Publishing Triángulo © pgs. Paperback Teachers Guide Audio Program Reflects AP Exam Changes No WB or WB audio No web activities McGraw Hill/Glencoe Several supplementary materials Galería de arte y vida Tesoro literario Various ©2007 Separate conversation, composition and pronunciation books Literature based textbooks Prentice Hall Abriendo Paso AP Spanish - Preparing For the Language Examination © 2006 Aprox. 250 pages Paperback © pages Paperback Separate Grammar and Reading books Teachers Guide Audio Program

38 EMC vs. Competitors Reading and grammar books already exist Competitors have modified current books or added ancillaries to address AP ® exam changes ¡A toda vela! was completely written for the AP ® exam changes ¡A toda vela! is the only comprehensive textbook on the market offering instruction and practice in all 4 skills as well as AP prep

39 Sales Strategy and Successes Personal contacts with DCs and AP teachers Presentations at conferences One on one discussions at conferences

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41 The Program… © 2008, 222 pgs. Written by Jay Duhl and Felipe Mercado, AP teachers and AP exam readers from New Jersey Authors helped establish the direction of the new AP Test that features integrated skills

42 Features… Textbook, Teachers Edition, Audio CDs Contains 14 exercises for each of the 10 sections of the AP Spanish Language Exam Includes 2 complete practice exams Features a variety of native voices Fun and interesting topics

43 Better than the rest… New product on the market Ideal page count Complements any AP program Great value

44 How do we compete? ¡Aventura! Newest Spanish series on the market One of 2 series that has a 4 th year textbook Technology that reinforces language skills Variety of types of activities in all skills to meet the needs of all students i-CULTURE exclusive to EMC ¡ A toda vela! Only company that offers a comprehensive 5 th year textbook Sole thematic textbook on the market that integrates AP preparation AP Audit is done!

45 We would like to thank April and Hannah for their thoughtful creativity in helping us to develop the PowerPoints used in todays presentation!


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