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I - Introductory

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This course is for students who have had no contact with Latin American culture, do not possess basic Spanish language structures and expressions, and have no Spanish vocabulary.

The emphasis is on development of the basic skills required in any language - listening, speaking, writing, and reading comprehension.

Objective: Students will be able to express themselves orally and through writing, using vocabulary and simple construction of Spanish in the indicative tense. This includes present tense study, vocabulary, numbers, proper nouns, salutations and presentations, present perfect tense, action verbs, the usage of “to be” and “is”, future tense, vocabulary, and some usage of “for”.

Evaluation Criteria: two compositions, two auditory tests, two writing tests covering grammar, two oral tests, assignments/ homework, and class participation.


Placement exam required to confirm level.

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