Catalog 2016-2017 
    Mar 17, 2018  
Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SPAN& 121 Spanish I

5 credits
An introduction to the language and culture of the Spanish-speaking world. Students develop skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing.

Quarters Offered: All

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Identify parts of speech by showing vocabulary recognition, identifying cognates, classifying verbs, describing nouns, understanding noun-adjective and noun-verb agreements
  • Demonstrate listening ability by answering comprehension questions in the target language
  • Demonstrate speaking ability by responding correctly through original oral dialogues through role plays
  • Demonstrate reading comprehension by answering questions orally and in writing after reading a passage in the target language and make educated guesses by using cognates and context to understand meaning
  • Demonstrate writing ability by creating grammatically correct sentences, short descriptive paragraphs and short summaries from readings
  • Identify and differentiate among cultures of the Spanish-speaking world at a basic level