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SPA 101 - Elementary Spanish 1

Credits: 3
3 Lecture Hours

Prerequisites: Eligibility for ENG 101L  and CRE 101  or CRE 103  

This course is designed to encourage the development of communicative proficiency through an integrated approach that incorporates all four language skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing. Grammatical structures, vocabulary and readings are presented as tools for developing good communications skills. In addition, this course aims to promote culture awareness of the Spanish-speaking world.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Apply what has been learned both linguistically and culturally in a variety of situations.
  2. Utilize Spanish language vocabulary, grammar and Spanish cultural awareness.
  3. Translate level appropriate material.
  4. Write simple sentences. 
  5. Communicate at a basic level in Spanish.
  6. Use a low-mid novice level vocabulary both in and out of the classroom.
  7. Identify the difference between Spanish and English grammar.
  8. Compare and contrast cultural differences among Spanish speaking countries.
Listed Topics
  1. Speaking
  2. Listening comprehension
  3. Reading
  4. Writing
  5. Vocabulary
  6. Grammar – Present, Present Participle
Reference Materials
Elementary Spanish Textbook
Spanish/English Dictionary
Approved By: Johnson, Alex Date Approved: 5/19/2010
Last Reviewed: 11/14/2019

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