SPAN 1001 Introduction to Spanish I

Credits: 3 credits
Delivery: Distance

This course is designed for students with little or no knowledge of the language to begin their study of Spanish at the university level. The course emphasizes a communicative approach to acquiring written and oral language skills. A variety of learning activities are included, with emphasis on a creative approach to generating authentic written and oral communication in Spanish. A combination of reading, writing, viewing, listening, and speaking enables students to acquire a basic knowledge of Spanish quickly and effectively. Students are also introduced to the diverse cultural contexts in which Spanish is spoken and emphasizes the cultural differences among Spain, Central America, and South America. Upon successful completion, students are expected to demonstrate a CEFR A1 level of proficiency. Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites for the course.
Note: Students who speak Spanish as their first language or have credit for a Spanish 11 or higher course may not take this course for further credit. Students cannot receive credit for more than one of SPAN 1110.
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