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SPAN& 121 - Spanish I

5 Credits
SPAN& 121 is a comprehensive beginning Spanish course, which includes instruction and practice in all four language skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing. The class will be conducted almost exclusively in Spanish.

Course Note Previously SPAN 101.

Quarters Typically Offered
Summer Day
Fall Day, Evening, Online
Winter Day
Spring Day

Designed to Serve Students interested in Spanish language and cultures.
Active Date 20200401T13:21:37

Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 25
Contact Hours: Lecture 55
Total Contact Hours 55
Degree Distributions:
  • Humanities Area I

Course Outline
Communicative Skills A student who completes this course successfully will have gained proficiency in: Describing Daily Routine as a University Student Expressing Likes and Dislikes Discussing Past, Present, and Future Events Describing Family Describing Physical and Mental Attributes Knowledge Building The following topics will be touched upon in order to create awareness Spanish as a World Language Language Diversity in Spanish Cultures Daily Routines in Spain, Mexico, Canada, and the U.S. Music and Dance in Spanish cultures Folklore in Spanish cultures Race and Ethnicity in the Spanish-speaking World Immigration Impact in Latin America

Student Learning Outcomes
Interpersonal. Express self in conversations on very familiar topics, using a variety of words, phrases, simple sentences, and questions that have been highly practiced and memorized.

Interpretive. Answer questions and articulate the meaning of the main idea from simple, highly predictable oral, or written texts, with strong visual support.

Presentational. Present information in front of an audience on very familiar topics, using a variety of words, phrases and sentences that have been practiced and memorized.

Cultural. Use culturally appropriate gestures and formulaic expressions in highly practiced applications for interpersonal written and oral communication.

Comparisons. Compare and contrast own culture and language to derive meaning from visual or written texts.

Connections. Present and discuss concepts and information of other disciplines through the Spanish language.

Communities. Participate in Hispanic communities at home and abroad in Spanish.

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