SPA 111 - Elementary Spanish Conversation I
This is an introductory level one conversation course designed for those who wish to focus on learning comprehension and conversational skills. Spoken Spanish used in context by a variety of native speakers will provide comprehension practice. Using video, music and songs, audio cassettes and CD-ROM, as well as Internet, students will hear and use authentic language structures used in simple forms of Spanish for communication. Students will be evaluated on the linguistic achievement, their aural comprehension and conversational competence at this introductory level. Two class hours.
Prerequisites: SPA 101 taken concurrently; one year of language study or permission of instructor.
Course Learning Outcomes
1. Produce understandable simple sentences using basic phonetic sounds in the Spanish language.
2. Create grammatically correct sentences in Spanish using the present tense.
3. Accurately respond in Spanish to questions dealing with one or more of the following topics: personal information, likes and dislikes, daily activities, or simple social greetings and courtesies.
4. Describe the celebrations and cultural traditions associated with Spanish-Speaking countries.
Course Offered Fall and Spring