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SPA 201 - Intermediate Spanish 1

Credits: 3
3 Lecture Hours

Prerequisites: Completion of SPA 102  with a grade of C or better

This course builds on the skills acquired during the elementary Spanish language sequence. It includes a functional review of the basic language structures and grammar, then goes on to introduce more complex structures. The course has a strong cultural component. It is recommended that students take the next level SPA course (SPA202) within one academic year of the completion of this course.

Learning Outcomes
Apply what has been learned both linguistically and culturally in a variety of situations. Utilize Spanish language vocabulary, grammar and Spanish cultural awareness. Translate level appropriate material. Write detailed paragraphs. Combine what has been learned in this course with what has been learned in the Elementary Spanish courses to develop a more distinguished way of speaking. Communicate at an intermediate level in Spanish. Use a mid to high intermediate level vocabulary in and out of the classroom. Identify phonological and syntactical differences between Spanish and English grammar. Compare and contrast cultural differences among Spanish speaking countries and the United States.Listed Topics
  1. Speaking
  2. Listening comprehension
  3. Reading
  4. Writing
  5. Vocabulary
  6. Grammar – Present, Present Participle, Preterite, Imperfect, Past Participle, Subjunctive
  7. More in depth conversations
Reference Materials
Intermediate Spanish Textbook
Spanish/English Dictionary
Various Spanish language videos and television programs
Approved By: Johnson, Alex Date Approved: 05/19/2010

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