SPAN 206

Intensive Spanish Skills Development

Spanish and Portuguese College of Humanities

Course Description

Intensive development of oral and literacy skills at the Intermediate High to Advanced Low level, with emphasis on improving grammatical accuracy, fluency, and cultural competence. Intended to prepare students for Span 321 and subsequent courses.

When Taught

All Semesters/Terms

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

4

Fixed

4

Fixed

5

Fixed

0

Recommended

Spanish 205

Note

Course fulfills GE Languages of Learning requirement. Students enrolled in the course may also be eligible to take the Spanish Challenge Exam for 12 credits (see Dept. of Spanish and Portuguese website for more information).

Title

Write compositions to meet academic needs

Learning Outcome

Write short compositions with sufficient grammatical accuracy to meet academic needs in higher-level courses.

Title

Communicate at the Intermediate High to Advanced Low level

Learning Outcome

Demonstrate proficiency in Spanish at the Intermediate High to Advanced Low level, as defined by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Proficiency Guidelines for speaking, listening, reading, and writing.

Title

Analyze and interpret oral and written texts

Learning Outcome

Analyze and interpret a selection of oral and written texts from Spanish-speaking countries, including short stories and journalistic articles, within their historical and cultural context.