SPAN 101

Foundational Spanish 1

Spanish and Portuguese College of Humanities

Course Description

Fundamentals of Spanish, emphasizing communication. (Accelerated sections available.) Pass/fail only.

When Taught

All Semesters/Terms

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 9: P, E, I (Pass-fail grade rule)

Min

4

Fixed

4

Fixed

5

Fixed

2

Note

Native Spanish speakers and Spanish-speaking returned missionaries CANNOT take this class. Also offered by BYU Independent Study; enroll anytime throughout year; one year to complete; additional tuition required; register at is.byu.edu.

Title

Understand common basic cultural practices and products

Learning Outcome

Understand common basic cultural practices and products related to greetings and family life in some Spanish-speaking countries.

Title

Respond in written Spanish

Learning Outcome

Respond in written Spanish at the same level as indicated in outcomes related to speaking.

Title

Respond in Spanish to simple questions

Learning Outcome

  Respond in Spanish to simple questions on the most common features of daily life

Title

Satisfy limited number of needs

Learning Outcome

  Satisfy a very limited number of immediate needs through the use of spoken Spanish.

Title

Convey minimal meaning to interlocutors

Learning Outcome

  Convey minimal meaning to interlocutors experienced with dealing with foreigners by using isolated words, lists of words, memorized phrases and some personalized recombinations of words and phrases.