Introduction to basic skills to communicate about personal and everyday topics and exploration of cultural diversity within the contemporary Spanish-speaking world. For students with no prior knowledge of Spanish. Does satisfy the Arts and Humanities language requirement. Fall, Spring, Summer.
Introduction to basic skills to communicate about personal and everyday topics, including informal conversations with native speakers, finding and reading information in newspapers and Internet sites, and exploring the contemporary Spanish-speaking world. For students with little or no prior knowledge of Spanish. Fall, Spring.
Selected readings in Spanish from literary texts, scholarly journals, magazines, newspapers, and websites. Class discussions are mainly in English. This course meets the Arts and Humanities language requirement and does not count for the Spanish major. Students should have an elementary knowledge of Spanish. Fall, Spring.
Development of skills to converse with native speakers, explore contemporary issues in the Spanish-speaking world, narrate events in present and past tenses, and to read newspapers, websites, and short fiction with a dictionary. Students should have prior knowledge of elementary Spanish. Fall, Spring.