Jun 16, 2024  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
    
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SPN-1010 Spanish for Beginners


Credits 3
SPN 1010 is a first-semester Spanish class that focuses on skills development in listening, speaking, reading, and writing Spanish, along with cultural elements from the Spanish-speaking world. Students learn vocabulary about a variety of topics, such as greetings, numbers, family, food, drink, and weather. Students communicate in simple sentences, using present tense. Additionally, students apply their grammar and vocabulary knowledge to write a basic paragraph in Spanish. Lastly, students examine various examples of culture and civilization in the Spanish-speaking world and reflect on the similarities and differences to their own culture.
Spanish courses meet for 3 class hours and 1 additional lab hour per week or equivalent.
Course Outcomes
 

  1. Communicate in spoken Spanish in the present tense using everyday expressions and elementary vocabulary. 
  2. Listen to spoken elementary Spanish in the present tense for comprehension. 
  3. Read elementary Spanish in the present tense for comprehension. 
  4. Write a topical paragraph in Spanish, using present tense.
  5. Examine examples of culture and civilization in the Spanish-speaking world.




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